I just recently found out about the Japanese band Ikimono Gakari. Unfortunately, it seems that I’m just a bit too late. The band is currently in hiatus.
The band’s name should be spelled with a dash, Ikimono-Gakari. The band started 1999 and then restarted at 2003.
Ikimono Gakari Members
Kiyoe Yashioka – vocalist
Yoshiki Misuno – band leader, guitarist
Hotaka Yamashita – guitarist, harmonicist
Ikimono Gakari Albums
2007 – Sakura Saku Machi Monogatari
2008 – Life Album
2008 – My Song Your Song
2009 – Hajimari no Uta
2010 – Ikimonobakari: Members Best Selection (Compilation album)
2012 – Newtral
2012 – Baradon (Compilation ablum)
2013 – I
2014 – Fun! Fun! Fanfare!
Ikimono Gakari Songs (My Favorites)
Sweet! Sweet! Music!
Info Source: WikiPedia.org