TM Network

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TM Network is a Japanese pop/rock musical band.wikipedia
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B'z

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Several musicians have supported them at their live shows as backing bands such as Tak Matsumoto (B'z), Daisuke Asakura (access), and more.
In the late 1980s, Tak Matsumoto as a guitarist has been extremely busy with various recording sessions and live performances, including for Tetsuya Komuro's TM Network and Mari Hamada.

J-pop

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They are regarded as a prototype of J-pop, because Tetsuya Komuro became a famous producer of dance-oriented J-pop singers in 1990s.
Some Japanese musicians, such as Boøwy, TM Network, and Buck-Tick, were influenced by New Romanticism.

Daisuke Asakura

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Several musicians have supported them at their live shows as backing bands such as Tak Matsumoto (B'z), Daisuke Asakura (access), and more.
His talent was discovered by Tetsuya Komuro of TM Network and Asakura was pulled from Yamaha to work under Komuro as his protégé.

Tak Matsumoto

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Several musicians have supported them at their live shows as backing bands such as Tak Matsumoto (B'z), Daisuke Asakura (access), and more.
Matsumoto's attended jazz school, but when he started working as a session musician, and supporting tours like TM Network, his musicianship was cemented.

Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack

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"Beyond the Time" was used as the ending theme the 1988 anime film Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack.

Access (group)

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Several musicians have supported them at their live shows as backing bands such as Tak Matsumoto (B'z), Daisuke Asakura (access), and more.
Access was also featured in Fuji TV's event live, "FNSうたの夏まつり" ("FNS Summer Festival of Song" - 8 August 2012) doing a cover of TM Network's song, "Be Together", with Tetsuya Komuro.

City Hunter

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More particularly, in the Anime world, "Get Wild", as the 1st ending song of "City Hunter", has especially got a lot of cover versions by many J-Pop bands and singers alike, and it's also covered by Vocaloids as well.
The first anime opening theme, "Get Wild" by TM Network, and a later 1989 remix, sold a combined 515,010 singles in Japan.

TM Network: Live in Power Bowl

*TM Network: Live in Power Bowl, released in 1989 for the Famicom
TM Network: Live in Power Bowl (TMネットワーク ライブ イン パワーボウル) is a Japanese-only Nintendo Family Computer game featuring the J-Pop group TM Network.

Tetsuya Komuro

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The members are Tetsuya Komuro (Keyboardist), Takashi Utsunomiya (Vocalist) and Naoto Kine (guitarist).
In 1984, he created the TM Network with Takashi Utsunomiya and Naoto Kine.

Dance music

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They are regarded as a prototype of J-pop, because Tetsuya Komuro became a famous producer of dance-oriented J-pop singers in 1990s.

Progressive rock

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However, their 2000 album Major Turn-Round was influenced by progressive rock.

Competition

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On August 22, 1983 TM Network took part in "the Fresh Sounds Contest" which was sponsored by Coca-Cola.

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On August 22, 1983 TM Network took part in "the Fresh Sounds Contest" which was sponsored by Coca-Cola.

Tokyo Broadcasting System

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The song they performed was "1974" and it was aired on TBS.

Hokkaido

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They became famous first in Hokkaido.

Julio Iglesias Jr.

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They compiled with the overseas musicians such as Julio Iglesias, Jr., Sheila E., Leehom Wang for "Happiness×3 Loneliness×3".

Sheila E.

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They compiled with the overseas musicians such as Julio Iglesias, Jr., Sheila E., Leehom Wang for "Happiness×3 Loneliness×3".

Wang Leehom

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They compiled with the overseas musicians such as Julio Iglesias, Jr., Sheila E., Leehom Wang for "Happiness×3 Loneliness×3".