Akina Nakamori’s classic albums to receive vinyl reissues

Good news for fans of legendary singer Akina Nakamori, a large portion of her early discography will finally be getting reissued on vinyl!

The reissues will be released in different batches, and will all be released on high quality 180g vinyl. The very first set from Nakamori’s reissue project was released on May 2nd, 2018.

The first set of albums released were:

  • Prologue (Jomaku) (1982)
  • Variation (Hensoukyoku) (1982)
  • Fantasy (1983)
  • NEW AKINA Etranger (1983)
  • BEST AKINA Memoires (1983)

The next batch of Nakamori albums will be released on June 6th, 2018. The following will all be included:

  • ANNIVERSARY (1984)
  • POSSIBILITY (1984)
  • D404ME (1985)
  • BEST (1986)

July 4th, 2018 marks the release for the next set of albums.

  • BEST II (1988)
  • BEST III (1992)
  • Fushigi (1986)
  • CRIMSON (1986)
  • Cross My Palm (1987)
  • Stock (1988)
  • Femme Fatale (1988)

Finally, her 1985 studio album BITTER AND SWEET will be released on July 18th, 2018.

Over the years Nakamori’s catalog has received quite a few CD reissues, but this is the first time her material will be reissued on vinyl.

The vinyl are all limited edition, and are available for order/pre-order from your favorite online retailers including CDJapan and Amazon.jp.