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Tokyo Jihen
Tokyo Jihen (東京事変 - The Tokyo Incidents) was a band started by Japanese pop singer/songwriter Shiina Ringo when she decided she'd rather work in a band context than the standard pop singer/producer mold. The band released six albums and a variety of singles, DVDs, and EPs between 2004 and 2012, when the group was disbanded.
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Tokyo Jihen — Shinya Waku Tokyo Jihen — Shinya Waku
(EMI , 2012, CD)
Tokyo Jihen — Daihakken (Great Discovery) Tokyo Jihen — Daihakken (Great Discovery)
(EMI TOCT-27070, 2011, CD)
Tokyo Jihen — Sports Tokyo Jihen — Sports
(EMI TOCT-26940, 2010, CD)
Tokyo Jihen — Goraku (Variety) Tokyo Jihen — Goraku (Variety)
(EMI , 2007, CD)
Tokyo Jihen — Adult Tokyo Jihen — Adult
(EMI TOCT-25885, 2006, CD)
Tokyo Jihen — Kyouiku (Education) Tokyo Jihen — Kyouiku (Education)
(EMI TOCT-25452, 2004, CD)

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