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Sakanaction began their history in 2005, when Ichiro Yamaguchi (Vocal & Guitar) and Motoharu Iwadera (Guitar) started performing at various venues in and around Sapporo. It didn't take them long to get known in the indie music scene in Hokkaido for playing good music.

In spring 2006 Ami Kusakari (Bass), Emi Okazaki(Keyboard) and Keiichi Ejima (Drums) joined the lineup and with that the band also caught more attention in the industry. Already in August they performed at the RISING SUN ROCK FESTIVAL 2006 in EZO which is the biggest festival in Hokkaido.
Triggered by this show, their music began to attract more and more fans. As a result of this, their self-recorded song "Mikazuki Sunset" hit the local college charts and "Shiranami Topwater" began to get frequent radio air-play. In addition to that, CD stores received numerous inquiries from fans who wanted to buy Sakanaction's CDs.

In May 2007 the band finally released their... read more
Author: nana last update: 2010-01-20

Status:  Major - active
Period:  2005 - present
Genre:  new wave / rock / electronica

Vo, Gt : Ichiro Yamaguchi (山口一郎)
Gt : Motoharu Iwadera (岩寺基晴)
Ba : Ami Kusakari (草刈愛美)
Dr : Keiichi Ejima (江島啓一)
Key : Emi Okazaki (岡崎英美)