YAPOOS

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YAPOOS promoting “Men’s Junan” (1991)

YAPOOS (ヤプーズ) is a Japanese new wave and rock band that started in 1983 as Togawa Jun’s backing band until Togawa joined and made them into an official band. They are noted for their disturbing lyrics which has connected them in many ways to the ero-guro subculture. The band’s name is taken from a book.

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YAPOOS promoting “Barbara Sexeroid” (1987)

YAPOOS in Player (1988)

YAPOOS in Player (1988)

Members

  • Togawa Jun (戸川純; Vocals)
  • Nakahara Nobuo (中原信雄; Bass and Synthesizer)
  • Lion Merry (ライオン・メリイ; Keyboard)
  • Norihiro “BERA” Ishizuka (石塚”BERA”伯広; Guitar)
  • Atsunobu Yakabe (矢壁アツノブ 矢壁 篤信; Drums)

Former Members

  • Higae Takao (比賀江隆男; Guitar and and Synthesizer from 1983-1989)
  • Izumi Toshiro (泉水敏郎; Drums from 1983-1990)
  • Kotaki Mitsuru (小滝満; Synthesizer from 1985-1989)
  • Yoshikawa Youichiro (吉川洋一郎; Synthesizer from 1985-1991)
  • Kouno Yuuichi (河野裕一; Guitar from 1992-1995)
  • Fukuma Hajme (福間創; Data in 2000-2005)
  • Yamaguchi Shinichi (山口慎一; Data)
  • Dennis Gunn (デニス・ガン; Guitar)
  • Toda Seiji (戸田誠司; Guitar)
  • Niida Kouzou (新井田耕造; Drums)

Discography

Albums

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[1984.04.25]

Ura Tamahime

(裏玉姫; Live Princess Tama)

(Togawa Jun with YAPOOS)

(Live Album)

  1. OVERTURE
  2. Tamahime-sama (玉姫様; Princess Tama)
  3. Baby Love (ベビーラヴ)
  4. Odorenai (踊れない; Don’t Dance)
  5. Namida no Mechanism (涙のメカニズム; Mechanism of Tears)
  6. Densha de GO (電車でGO; GO Train)
  7. Romance Musume (ロマンス娘; Her Romance)
  8. Tonari no Indojin (隣りの印度人; The Next Indian People)
  9. Konchugun (昆虫軍; Military Insects)
  10. Punk Mushi no Onna (パンク蛹化の女; Punk Pupating Woman)

[1987.12.16]
YAPOOS Keikaku
(ヤプーズ計画; YAPOOS Plan)
  1. Barbara Sexeroid (バーバラ・セクサロイド)
  2. Kisu Wo (キスを; A Kiss)
  3. Nikuya no Yoni (肉屋のように; As a Butcher)
  4. Daddy the Heaven
  5. Love Clone (ラブ・クローン)
  6. Collector (コレクター)
  7. Roudou Ian Shouka (労働慰安唱歌; Comfort Singing Labor)
  8. Lolita 108 Go (ロリータ108号; Lolita Number 108)
  9. Uchuu Shikan Kouhosei (宇宙士官候補生; Space Cadet)
  10. Suteki na Jikan (素敵な時間; A Wonderful Time)

[1988.09.21]
Dai Tenshi no You ni
(大天使のように; Like an Archangel)
  1. Watashi wa Koko de Goka (私は孤高で豪華; I Am an Isolated Luxury)
  2. Funnu no Kawa (憤怒の河; River of Rage)
  3. Haitoku Nante Kowakunai (背徳なんて怖くない; Not Afraid of Immorality)
  4. Bojo no Tsumi (棒状の罪; Rod Shaped Sin)
  5. Tetsu no Hi (鉄の火; Fire of Iron)
  6. Inori no Machi (祈りの街; The City of Prayer)
  7. Saru Shigatsu no Nijuroku Nichi (去る四月の二十六日; Leaving on April 26th)
  8. My God
  9. Mori ni Sumu (森に棲む; Forest Dwelling)
  10. Dai Tenshi no You ni (大天使のように; Like an Archangel)
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[1991.06.07]
Dial Y wo Mawase!
(ダイヤルYを廻せ!; Dial Y For Murder!)

  1. Anti-Ennui (アンチ・アンニュイ)
  2. Men’s Junan
  3. Tsu Kazoero (3つ数えろ; Count to Three)
  4. Kyojutsu Sho ni Yoreba (供述書によれば; According to the Confession)
  5. Yoru e (夜へ; The Night)
  6. Hysteria (ヒステリヤ)
  7. Watashi no Naka no Tanin (私の中の他人; Others Inside Myself)
  8. Fool Girl
  9. Mysterious Guy (ミステリアス・ガイ)
  10. Girugamesh (ギルガメッシュ; Gilgamesh)
  11. Akai Sensha (赤い戦車; Red Tank)
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[1992.10.28]
Dadada ism

  1. Kimi no Dai (君の代; Your Generation)
  2. Virus (ヴィールス)
  3. 12 no Ichiban oku (12階の一番奥; Far End of the 12th Floor)
  4. Kyuukoku (急告; Urgent Notice)
  5. Watashi wa Kouki Shin no Tsuyoi Onna (私は好奇心の強い女; I Am a Curious Woman)
  6. Dadada ism (ダダダイズム)
  7. NOT DEAD LUNA
  8. VIP Russia Yori ai Wokomete (VIP ~ロシアよりYをこめて~; VIP~Russia It Depends to You~)
  9. Kondoru Gaton Dekuru (コンドルが飛んでくる; The Condor is Flying)
  10. Theme (テーマ)
(Yapoos) - ヤプーズの不審な行動

[1995.01.31]
YAPOOS no Fushin na Koudou
(ヤプーズの不審な行動;
Suspicious Behavior of YAPOOS)
(Live Album)

  1. Nikuya no Yoni (肉屋のように; As a Butcher)
  2. Kimi no Dai (君の代; You Die)
  3. Aurora B (オーロラB)
  4. 12 no Ichiban oku (12階の一番奥; Far End of the 12th Floor)
  5. Mushi no Onna (蛹化の女; Pupating Woman)
  6. Akai Sensha (赤い戦車; Red Tank)
  7. Virus (ヴィールス)
  8. Barbara Sexeroid (バーバラ・セクサロイド)
  9. Men’s Junan
  10. Radar Man (レーダーマン)
  11. Theme (テーマ; Theme)
HYS

[1995.06.21]
HYS

  1. HYS (ヒス)
  2. Honnou no Shoujo (本能の少女; A Girl of Instinct)
  3. Love Bazooka (ラヴ・バズーカ)
  4. Charlotte Sexeroid no Yuutsu (シャルロット・セクサロイドの憂鬱; Charlotte Sexeroid Blues)
  5. Shishunki Byo (思春期病; Adolescent Trouble)
  6. Shounen A (少年A; Boy A)
  7. Ijime (いじめ; Bully)
  8. Soreike! Lolita Kiki Ichi Hatsu (それいけ!ロリータ危機一髪; Go! Lolita in Immediate Danger)
  9. Atashi Mou Jo Ki Dame ni Naru (あたしもうぢき駄目になる; It Will Soon be no Good)
  10. Akai Hana no Mankai no Shita (赤い花の満開の下; Under the Red Flowers in Bloom)
CD-Y

[2003.04.10]
CD-Y (Mini-Album)

  1. Sheer Lovers (シアー・ラバーズ)
  2. Hamushi (羽虫; Flies)
  3. Hitoka (ヒト科; Hominidae)
  4. something extra

Compilations

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[1991.05.21]
YAPOOS Best
(ヤプーズベスト)

  1. Barbara Sexeroid (バーバラ・セクサロイド)
  2. Kisu Wo (キスを; A Kiss)
  3. Nikuya no Yoni (肉屋のように; As a Butcher)
  4. Love Clone (ラブ・クローン)
  5. Roudou Ian Shouka (労働慰安唱歌; Comfort Singing Labor)
  6. Lolita 108 Go (ロリータ108号; Lolita Number 108)
  7. Watashi wa Koko de Goka (私は孤高で豪華; I Am an Isolated Luxury)
  8. Bojo no Tsumi (棒状の罪; Rod Shaped Sin)
  9. Mori ni Sumu (森に棲む; Forest Dwelling)
  10. Dai Tenshi no You ni (大天使のように; Like an Archangel)
  11. Cecil Cut (セシルカット)

Singles / EP

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[1987.12.16]
Barbara Sexeroid
(バーバラ・セクサロイド)

  1. Barbara Sexeroid (バーバラ・セクサロイド)
  2. Cecil Cut (セシルカット)
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[1991.05.02]
Men’s Junan

8cm CD Cover

8cm CD Cover

  1. Men’s Junan
  2. Watashi no Naka no Tanin (私の中の他人; Others Inside Myself)
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[1995.03.01]
Honnou no Shoujo
(本能の少女; A Girl of Instinct)

  1. Honnou no Shoujo (本能の少女; A Girl of Instinct)
  2. Shishunki Byo (思春期病; Adolescent Trouble)
  3. Honnou no Shoujo (Original Karaoke) (本能の少女; A Girl of Instinct)

VHS / DVDs

[1986.04.25]

TOUR LIVE’85~’86

(Jun Togawa & YAPOOS)

  1. Konchugun (昆虫軍; Military Insects)
  2. Densha de GO (電車でGO; GO Train)
  3. Sayonara wo Oshiete -Comment Te Dire Adieu- (さよならをおしえて; Teach Me Goodbye)
  4. Rhythm Undo (Izumi Toshiro featuring Togawa Jun) (リズム運動; Rhythm Motion)
  5. Herikutsu Boy (ヘリクツBOY; Sophisticated Boy)
  6. Aurora B (オーロラB)
  7. Osozaki Girl (遅咲きガール; Late Blooming Girl)
  8. Suki Suki Daisuki (好き好き大好き; I Like I Like I Love)
  9. Free Talking (フリートーキング)
  10. Boshi Jusei (母子受精; Star Fertilization)
  11. Tamahime-sama (玉姫様; Princess Tama)
  12. Odorenai (踊れない; Don’t Dance)
  13. Punk Mushi no Onna (パンク蛹化の女; Punk Pupating Woman)
  14. Shonen Tachi (少年たち; The Boys)
  15. Radar Man (レーダーマン)
  16. Zukei no Koi (図形の恋; The Shape of Love)
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[1990.11.21]
Yapoos Keikaku LIVE & CLIP
(ヤプーズ計画 Live & Clip)
  1. Barbara Sexeroid (バーバラ・セクサロイド) (Video Clip)
  2. Nikuya no Yoni (肉屋のように; As a Butcher) (Video Clip)
  3. Sample A (サンプルA) (Live)
  4. Daddy the Heaven (Live and Video Clip Mix)
  5. Roudou Ian Shouka (労働慰安唱歌; Comfort Singing Labor) (Video Clip)
  6. Kisu Wo (キスを; A Kiss) (Video Clip)
  7. Uchuu Shikan Kouhosei (宇宙士官候補生; Space Cadet) (Video Clip)
  8. Love Clone (ラブ・クローン) (Live)
  9. Cecil Cut (セシルカット) (Live)
  10. Lolita 108 Go (ロリータ108号; Lolita Number 108) (Live)
  11. Collector (コレクター) (Live)
  12. Suteki na Jikan (素敵な時間; A Wonderful Time) (Ending Roll Video)
  13. Dai Tenshi no You ni (大天使のように; Like an Archangel) (Video Clip)
  14. Virgin Blues (バージンブルース) (Video Clip)

[1991.10.16]
YAPOOS de la Cruz
no Hanzai Teki Jinsei
(ヤプーズ デ ラ クルス
の犯罪的人生;
YAPOOS de la Cruz
Criminal Life)

  1. Kyojutsu Sho ni Yoreba (供述書によれば; According to the Confession)
  2. Radar Man (レーダーマン)
  3. Mysterious Guy (ミステリアス・ガイ)
  4. 3 Tsu Kazoero (3つ数えろ; Count to Three)
  5. Hysteria (ヒステリヤ)
  6. Akai Sensha (赤い戦車; Red Tank)
  7. Fool Girl
  8. Mori no Hitobito (森の人々; People of the Forest)
  9. Anti-Ennui (アンチ・アンニュイ)
  10. Men’s Junan
  11. Watashi no Naka no Tanin (私の中の他人; Others Inside Myself)
  12. Konchugun (昆虫軍; Military Insects)
  13. Sample A (サンプルA)
  14. Men’s Junan PV (DVD reissue only)
HYS_NOISE

[1995.11.10]
HYS NOISE

  1. Atashi Mou Jo Ki Dame ni Naru (あたしもうぢき駄目になる; It Will Soon be no Good)
  2. Honnou no Shoujo (本能の少女; A Girl of Instinct)
  3. Soreike! Lolita Kiki Ichi Hatsu (それいけ!ロリータ危機一髪; Go! Lolita in Immediate Danger)
  4. Shishunki Byo (思春期病; Adolescent Trouble)
  5. Charlotte Sexeroid no Yuutsu (シャルロット・セクサロイドの憂鬱; Charlotte Sexeroid Blues)
  6. Akai Hana no Mankai no Shita (赤い花の満開の下; Under the Red Flowers in Bloom)
  7. Lolita 108 Go (ロリータ108号; Lolita Number 108)
  8. Ijime (いじめ; Bully)
  9. Tonari no Indojin (隣りの印度人; The Next Indian People)
  10. HYS (ヒス)
  11. Shounen A (少年A; Boy A)
  12. Odorenai (踊れない; Don’t Dance)
  13. Free Talking (フリートーキング)
  14. Love Bazooka (ラヴ・バズーカ)
  15. Nikuya no Yoni (肉屋のように; As a Butcher)
  16. Barbara Sexeroid (バーバラ・セクサロイド)
  17. Punk Mushi no Onna (パンク蛹化の女; Punk Pupating Woman)

Transcribed from generasia. Credit by Pikirumuzu.