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Mr. Children
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Background information
Origin Japan Japan
Genres Pop/rock
Years active 1988–present
Labels Toy's Factory
Associated acts Bad Music (July 1991 - March 1994)
Oorong-Sha (April 1994 - present)
Members Kazutoshi Sakurai
Kenichi Tahara
Keisuke Nakagawa
Hideya Suzuki

Mr. Children, usually called "Misuchiru" (ミスチル), is a Japanese rock band made in 1988. They belong to Oorong-sha (烏龍舎). Their record company is Toy's Factory.

Members

  • Kazutoshi Sakurai (桜井和寿; Vo&G)
  • Kenichi Tahara (田原健一; G)
  • Keisuke Nakagawa (中川敬輔; B)
  • Hideya Suzuki (鈴木英哉; Dr)

Supporting members

Current
  • Takeshi Kobayasi (Keyboard)
Past

Success

They are one of the most successful Japanese bands, selling over 50 million records.

Fan Club

The official fan club of Mr. Children is called Father & Mother. The fan club was started in 1994. The fan club can only be joined by mail and requires an admission fee of 3.500 yen, with yearly re-applications for membership. And there are concert ticket only for the members.

Albums

As of 2007, Mr. Children has published twelve original studio albums and 30 singles, three compilation albums, a live album, and ten home video releases.

  • Everything (1992)
  • Kind of Love (1992)
  • Versus (1993)
  • Atomic Heart (1994)
  • Shinkai (深海) (1996)
  • Bolero (1997)
  • Discovery (1999)
  • Q (2000)
  • It's a Wonderful World (2002)
  • Shifuku no Oto (シフクノオト) (2004)
  • I Love U (I♥U) (2005)
  • Home (2007)
  • Supermarket Fantasy (2008)
  • SENCE (2010)
  • Mr.Children 2001-2005 <micro> (2012)
  • Mr.Children 2005-2010 <macro> (2012)
  • [(an imitation) blood orange] (2012)

Compilations

  • Mr. Children 1992-1995 (2001)
  • Mr. Children 1996-2000 (2001)
  • B-side (2007)

Live albums

  • 1/42 (1999)

Singles

  • "Kimi ga ita natsu (君がいた夏)"
  • "Dakisimetai (抱きしめたい)"
  • "Replay"
  • "CROSS ROAD"
  • "innocent world"
  • "Tomorrow Never Knows"
  • "everybody goes -Chitsujo no Nai Gendai ni Drop-kick- (everybody goes -秩序のない現代にドロップキック-)"
  • "【es】 ~Theme of es~"
  • "See-Saw Game ~yuukan na koi no uta~ (シーソーゲーム 〜勇敢な恋の歌〜)"
  • "Namonaki uta (名もなき詩)"
  • "Hana -Mémento-Mori- (花 -Mémento-Mori-)"
  • "Machine gun wo buppanase -Mr.Children Bootleg- (マシンガンをぶっ放せ -Mr.Children Bootleg-)"
  • "Everything (It's You)"
  • "Nishi e Higashi e (ニシエヒガシエ)"
  • "Owari naki tabi (終わりなき旅)"
  • "Hikari no sasu hou e (光の射すほうへ)"
  • "I'LL BE"
  • "Kuchibue (口笛)"
  • "NOT FOUND"
  • "Yasashii uta (優しい歌)"
  • "youthful days"
  • "Kimi ga suki (君が好き)"
  • "Any"
  • "HERO"
  • "Tenohira/Kurumi (掌/くるみ)"
  • "Sign"
  • "Yojigen Four Dimensions (四次元 Four Dimensions)"
  • "Houkiboshi (箒星)"
  • "Shirushi (しるし)"
  • "Fake (フェイク)"
  • "Tabidachi no uta (旅立ちの歌)"
  • "GIFT"
  • "HANABI"
  • "Inori-namidanokiseki / End of the day / pieces (祈り ~涙の軌道 / End of the day / pieces)"
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