Takarajima asks 59 people for their top five Japanese albums (1992) 37-39

Nakagome Tomoko, writer [中込智子:ライター]
1. Inu: Meshi Kuu Na! [ INU: メシ喰うな!] (1981)
2. P-Model: In a Model Room [P-Model: In a Model Room] (1979)
3. Kenzi: Bravo Johnny wa konya mo happy end [ケンヂ:ブラボー・ジョニーは今夜もハッピーエンド](1986)
4. VA: Tokyo Rockers [東京ロッカズ] (1979)
5. VA: City Rockers [シティー・ロッカズ] (?)
Writer and television personality, Nakagome, chooses her picks from the punk/new wave/indies scene. 

Nakamura Toshio, hissatsu meiban fukkoku jin [中村俊夫:必殺名盤復刻人]
1. Yoninbayashi: Isshoku sokuhatsu [四人囃子: 一触即発] (1974)
2. Sadistic Mika Band: Kurobune [サディスティック・ミカ・バンド: 黒船] (1974)
3. Flower Travellin’ Band: Made in Japan [フラワー・トラベリン・バンド: Made in Japan] (1972)
4. Zunoh Keisatsu 2: Zunoh Keisatsu [頭脳警察:頭脳警察2] (1972)
5. Happy End: Kazemichi Roman [はっぴいえんど: 風街ろまん] (1971)
Nakamura’s picks are conventional early 1970s rock. 

Nara Hiroaki, novelist [奈良裕明: 小説家]
1. Panta: PANTAX’S WORLD [パンタ: PANTAX’S WORLD] (1976)
2. Yoninbayashi: Isshoku sokuhatsu [四人囃子: 一触即発] (1974)
3. Chikada Haruo & HARUOPHON: Dengekiteki Tokyo [近田春夫&ハルヲフォン: 電撃的 東京] (1978)
4. Moonriders: Camera=Mannenhitsu [ムーンライダーズ: カメラ=万年筆] (1980)
5. Roosters: Four Pieces [ルースターズ:FOUR PIECES] (1988)

Nara, who wrote the awardwinning comic novel, Chin-Don-Jan, is fairly conventional in his choice of artists, though a little unusual in his choice of specific works. 

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