Takarajima asks 59 people for their top five Japanese albums (1992) 58-60

Watanabe Toru, music critic [渡辺亨:音楽評論家 ]
1. Sugar Babe: Songs [シュガーベイブ:ソングス] (1975)
2. Yoshida Minako: Monsters in Town [吉田美奈子:モンスター・イン・タウン] (1981)
3. Hosono Haruomi: Bon Voyage Co. [細野晴臣: 泰安洋行] (1976)
4. Plastics: Welcome Plastics [プラスティックス:ウェルカム・プラスチックス] (1978)
5. Kosaka Chew: Horo [小坂忠: ほうろう] (1975)
Watanabe goes for the lighter, poppier side of things. 

Watanabe Tadashi, owner of Fujiyama (Sangenjaya) [渡辺正:三軒茶屋フジヤマ店長]
1. Boredoms: Soul Discharge [ボアダムズ:ソウル・デスチャージ] (1989)
2. Inu: Meshi Kuu Na! [ INU: メシ喰うな!] (1981)
3. Ankoku Tairiku Jagatara: Nanban Torai [暗黒大陸じゃがたら:南蛮渡来] (1982)
4. Omoide Hatoba: Daiongaku [想い出波止場:大音楽] (1990)
5. Hovlakin: Hovlakin [ほぶらきん:ほぶらきん] (1982)
Legendary scene supporter, Watanabe,  picks from the artier/noisier side of post punk, including Boredom Seiichi Yamamoto’s project, Omoide Hatoba. 

Niwa Tetsuya, Takarajima editor [丹羽哲也:宝島編集部]
1. Machida Machizou: Doterai Yatsura [町田町蔵:どてらい奴ら] (1986)
2. Ill-bone: Shisha [イル・ボーン: 死者] (1985)
3. Mikami Kan: Bang! [三上寛:BANG!] (1975)
4. Fools: Weed War [フールズ:WEED WAR] (1984)
5. Hosono Haruomi: Cochin Moon [細野晴臣: コチンの月 ] (1978)
Bonus participant #60, Niwa goes for the eccentrics. (Ill-bone was a 1980s industrial/goth band).

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