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Ritsuko Taneda (種田 律子, Taneda Ritsuko) is a Japanese musician who is the bassist for the pop punk group Shonen Knife. She toured with the band intermittently for two years prior to 2008. When Atsuko Yamano, one of the band's founding members, left in 2008, Taneda was made permanent bassist for the band.[1] Taneda was also a guitarist/vocalist in J-Pop groups Keihan Girl and Denki Candy prior to her involvement with Shonen Knife.

Ritsuko Taneda
Taneda performing with Shonen Knife in October 2011 during the Osaka Ramones tour
Background information
Native name
種田 律子
Years active2001–present
Associated actsShonen Knife

Selected discographyEdit

With Keihan Girl:[2]

  • Keihan Rock (2002)
  • Goodbye Thunderbird (2003)

With Denki Candy:[3]

  • Denki Candy (2006)
  • Denki Shock (2007)

With Shonen Knife:


  1. ^ "Shonen Knife – Bio". Shonen Knife. 2008. Retrieved 2010-12-05.
  2. ^ "". 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-06.
  3. ^ "". 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-06.

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