Junnosuke Kawaguchi

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Junnosuke Kawaguchi
河口 純之助
Birth name Hiroyuki Kawaguchi
Born (1961-04-26) April 26, 1961 (age 57)
Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
Genres Punk rock
Occupation(s) Musician, bassist, record producer
Instruments Bass guitar, vocals
Years active 1985–present
Associated acts The Blue Hearts

Junnosuke Kawaguchi (河口 純之助, Kawaguchi Junnosuke, b. April 26, 1961) is a Japanese musician, best known as bassist of The Blue Hearts.[1] He is a music producer in Tokyo, and in 2009 became the deputy director of propaganda for the Happiness Realization Party. He was born Hiroyuki Kawaguchi (河口 宏之 Kawaguchi Hiroyuki) in the Setagaya ward of Tokyo.


Kawaguchi had intended on being The Blue Hearts' manager, but when the original bassist left the group in August 1985, he stepped in to help, eventually becoming a band member.[2]


  1. ^ In Performance; Pop: New Music Seminar. Neil Strauss, New York Times. July 23, 1994 (Accessed February 14, 2008).
  2. ^ Nippop | The Blue Hearts | Profile. Nippop. Accessed February 6, 2008.