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For its entire career, the band has consisted of vocalist Masafumi Gotoh , guitarist Kensuke Kita , bassist Takahiro Yamada , and drummer Kiyoshi Ijichi. The band's musical style is influenced by seminal Western alternative rock acts as well as their own local Japanese indie-rock and punk scene. After realizing that they all shared similar musical tastes, the three decided to start their very own band. Masafumi Gotoh became the lead vocalist and played rhythm guitar , Kensuke Kita played lead guitar and sang backup and Takahiro Yamada played bass. Drummer Kiyoshi Ijichi joined them later on after parting with another college band he was in.
Top definition. One of the best J Rock bands ever. Ichiji Kiyoshi joined them a bit later.
Asian Kung-Fu Generation is a Japanese band formed in by Masafumi Gotoh lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist , Kensuke Kita lead guitarist and backing vocalist , Takahiro Yamada bassist and backing vocalist , and Kiyoshi Ijichi drummer. The band is critically acclaimed and commercially successful in Japan. Their popularity peaked around , but they are still doing well. They host the Nano-Mugen Festival each summer. Musicians and bands from Japan, America, and the UK come to perform; each act contributes one song to make up a compilation album released to advertise the festival.