Takarajima asks 59 people for their top five Japanese albums (1992) 55-57

Yuasa Manabu, member of the “Maboroshi Meiban Kaihou Doumei” [湯浅学:幻の名盤解放同盟員]
1. Hadaka no Rallies: Les Rallizes Denudes ‘77 LIVE [裸のラリーズ: Les Rallizes Denudes ‘77 LIVE] (1991)
2. Endo Kenji: Fumetsu no Otoko [遠藤賢司バンド:不滅の男] (1991)
3. Jacks: Vacant World [ ジャックス: ジャックスの世界] (1968)
4. Totsuzen Danball:Naritatsu ka na? [突然段ボール:成り立つかな] (1981)
5. Hovlakin: Indo no Toragari [ほぶらきん:インドの虎狩り] (1982)
Author/musician, Yuasa, offers an eclectic set of picks, including an album by Kansai art punkers, Hovlakin. 

Yoshida Koji, Band Yarouze editor [吉田幸司:バンドやろうぜ編集部]
1. Gastunk: Dead Song [ガスタンク:デッド・ソング] (1985)
2. Newest Model: Soul Survivor no Gyakushuu [ニューエスト・モデル:ソウル・サバイバーの逆襲] (1989)
3. Nukey Pikes: Nukey Pikes [NUKEY PIKES: ニューキー・パイクス] (1991)
4. Outrage: The Final Day [アウトレイジ:ザ・ファイナル・デイ] (1991)
5. Gas Boys: Kyouretsu! Ogeretsu! Let’s Get Ill! [ガス・ボーイズ:キョーレツ!オゲレツ!レッツ・ゲット・イル!] (1991)
Koji, whose magazine (trans., “Let’s Start a Band!”) was a band boom staple, goes largely for punk/heavy metal with the rootsy Newest Model and hiphoppers, Gas Boys, thrown in. 

Yoshihara Takahiro, music critic [吉原聖洋: 音楽評論家]
1. Moonriders: Mania Maniera [ムーンライダーズ: マニア・マニエラ] (1982)
2. Panta & HAL: 1980X [パンタ&HAL: 1980X] (1980)
3. Hosono Haruomi: Haraiso [細野晴臣: はらいそ] (1978)
4. Ohtaki Eichi, Yamashita Tatsuro, Ito Ginji: Niagara Triangle Vol 1 [大滝詠一,山下達郎,伊藤銀次:ナイアガラトライアングル VOL 1.] (1976)
5. Sadistic Mika Band: Kurobune [サディスティック・ミカ・バンド: 黒船] (1974)
Yoshihara offers fairly conventional new music picks. 

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