The Rockers (Rokkazu) were formed in 1977 in Hakata, North Kyushu, a five-piece band which recorded three albums between 1980 and 1982 ('Who', 'Come On', and 'Shakin') under Canyon Records.
Their frontman, Takanori Jinnai, went on to have a two-decade acting career and winning Best Actor accolades at the Japanese Academy Awards on two occasions and became a film director in 2001.
They were featured in the film Rockers (2003 film) by directed by Takanori Jinnai which recorded of the spirit and energy of the early Japanese punk movement, the band splitting up soon after filming was completed.
Ko-chan (Takashi Tsukamoto)
Jin (Shunsuke Nakamura)
Tani (Hiroshi Tamaki)
Burst City (1982) by Sogo Ishii,
アイデン & ティティ (2004) by Tomorowo Taguchi (田口トモロヲ),
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