オフコース(Off Course) was a Japanese popular music band formed in Yokohama, Japan in 1969. The regular members were 小田和正(ODA Kazumasa), 鈴木康博(SUZUKI Yasuhiro), 松尾一彦(MATSUO Kazuhiko), 清水仁(SHIMIZU Hitoshi), 大間ジロー(ŌMA "Jirō" Hitose: his real name is 大間仁世). Their partnership was finally dissolved in 1989.
Hikaru Genji (光GENJI) was a Japanese musical group run by Johnny & Associates from 1987 to 1995. They were named after the character Hikaru Genji of The Tale of Genji. The popular group SMAP started out as backing singers for them.
Naoko Ken (研 ナオコ Ken Naoko) (born July 7, 1953 - ) is a Japanese singer and actress. She is well-known for her comedy roles featuring idiosyncratic looks, and a string of successful torch songs that gained popularity in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Junko Yagami (八神 純子), born January 5, 1958, is a popular Japanese recording artist from the 1970s.
Some of her best known works include "Mizuiro No Ame", "Omoide ha Utsukushisugite" and "Mr. Metropolis".
大野雄二 (Yuji Ohno; born May 30, 1941 in Atami, Shizuoka , Japan) is a Japanese jazz pianist and composer. He is well known for the musical scores that he has composed for the Lupin III series (including the movies, television series and video games).