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* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: They fuse post-hardcore, pop punk, hard rock, and electronic dance music. It works and [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic it's awesome.]]

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* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: They fuse post-hardcore, pop punk, hard rock, and electronic dance music. It works and [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic it's awesome.]]


[[caption-width-right:284:The band from 2003-2007. From left: Teruki, Miku, [[ThePeteBest Bou]] and Kanon]]

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[[caption-width-right:284:The [[caption-width-right:284: The band from 2003-2007. From left: Teruki, Miku, [[ThePeteBest Bou]] Bou,]] and Kanon]]
Kanon.]]



[[caption-width-right:260:The band, 2007-present]]

Antic Cafe is a Japanese [[VisualKei Oshare kei]] pop punk rock band formed in 2003 and signed to Sony Music Japan. Originally a four-piece, the band underwent a lineup change after guitarist Bou left the band in 2007; he was replaced by current guitarist Takuya and later joined by keyboardist Yu-ki. The band has released four full-length studio albums and three [=EPs=] before going on hiatus in 2010. They resumed activities on April 2012.

They were part of the second wave of VisualKei bands, together with Music/TheGazette, Music/{{Nightmare}}, Music/{{Deathgaze}}, Music/ExistTrace, Music/{{Miyavi}} and Music/DirEnGrey. Their sound is described as "Harajuku dance rock" and were one of the early pioneers of the Oshare kei sub-movement.

!Current line-up:

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[[caption-width-right:260:The [[caption-width-right:260: The band, 2007-present]]

Antic Cafe
2007-present.]]

''An Cafe''
is a Japanese [[VisualKei Oshare kei]] Kei]] pop punk rock band formed in 2003 and signed to Sony Music Japan. Originally a four-piece, the band underwent a lineup change after guitarist Bou left the band in 2007; he was replaced by current guitarist Takuya and later joined by keyboardist Yu-ki. The band has released four full-length studio albums and three [=EPs=] EP's before going on hiatus in 2010. They resumed activities on April 2012.

They were part of the second wave of VisualKei bands, together with Music/TheGazette, Music/{{Nightmare}}, Music/{{Deathgaze}}, Music/ExistTrace, Music/{{Miyavi}} Music/{{Miyavi}}, and Music/DirEnGrey. Their sound is described as "Harajuku dance rock" Dance Rock" and were one of the early pioneers of the Oshare kei sub-movement.

!Current line-up:
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!An Cafe provides examples of:
* DudeLooksLikeALady: Miku and ex-guitarist Bou
* FollowTheLeader: Continued the legacy of bands such as Glay, Plastic Tree and L'arc~en~Ciel by bringing VisualKei closer to the mainstream.
* GenrePopularizer: Oshare kei
* GenreRoulette: They switch between playing radio-friendly dance pop to a slightly edgier punk style and the occasional [[{{Metalcore}} melodic hardcore]] sound
* LongHairedPrettyBoy: Bou

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* DudeLooksLikeALady: Miku and ex-guitarist Bou
Bou.
* FollowTheLeader: Continued the legacy of bands such as Glay, Plastic Tree ''Glay,'' ''Plastic Tree,'' and L'arc~en~Ciel Music/LArcEnCiel by bringing VisualKei closer to the mainstream.
* GenrePopularizer: Oshare kei
Kei.
* GenreRoulette: They switch between playing radio-friendly dance pop to a slightly edgier punk style and the occasional [[{{Metalcore}} melodic hardcore]] sound
* LongHairedPrettyBoy: Bou
sound.



* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: They fuse post-hardcore, pop punk, hard rock and electronic dance music. It works and [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome it's awesome]].

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* LongHairedPrettyBoy: Bou.
* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: They fuse post-hardcore, pop punk, hard rock rock, and electronic dance music. It works and [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic it's awesome]].awesome.]]



* SpiritualSuccessor: To some, for Music/{{Oasis}} and Music/{{blur}}.
* TropeCodifier: Oshare kei.
* VisualKei: Part of the second wave of bands. Also pioneered Oshare kei and the punky, stripped-down post-VK look common in recent bands.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To some, for Music/{{Oasis}} and Music/{{blur}}.
Music/{{Blur}}.
* TropeCodifier: Oshare kei.
Kei.
* VisualKei: Part of the second wave of bands. Also pioneered Oshare kei Kei and the punky, stripped-down post-VK look common in recent bands.


* OneOfUs: Every member, in one way or another.
* PromotedFanboy: Teruki is a fan of Music/DirEnGrey, and it shows in his music as well as image.



* ThePeteBest: Bou, who shocked the fandom with his departure in 2007.


* {{Bishonen}}: Every single member of the band.



* FiveManBand: From 2007 onwards:
** TheLeader: Teruki. Most outspoken member of the band. Also TheBigGuy (see below)
** TheLancer: Miku. One of two members (the other being Kanon) whose name gets mentioned a lot in the fandom. Bou used to be this.
** TheBigGuy: Teruki. Tallest member (at 170 cm).
** TheSmartGuy: Kanon, being a musician, producer and game creator. Yu-ki to a lesser extent, as his keyboard style has added a lot to their sound.
** TheChick: The [[DudeLooksLikeALady very feminine-looking]] Bou. Takuya in recent years.



* ViewerGenderConfusion: Kanon, Miku and especially Bou have become targets for this.


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* ViewerGenderConfusion: Kanon, Miku and especially Bou have become targets for this.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To some, for Music/{{Oasis}}.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To some, for Music/{{Oasis}}.Music/{{Oasis}} and Music/{{blur}}.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To some, for Music/{{Oasis}}.


* GenreRoulette: They switch between playing radio-friendly dance pop to a slightly edgier punk style and the occasional [[{{Metalcore}}melodic hardcore]] sound

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* GenreRoulette: They switch between playing radio-friendly dance pop to a slightly edgier punk style and the occasional [[{{Metalcore}}melodic [[{{Metalcore}} melodic hardcore]] sound


* GenreRoulette: They switch between playing radio-friendly dance pop to a slightly edgier punk style and the occasional melodic hardcore sound

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* GenreRoulette: They switch between playing radio-friendly dance pop to a slightly edgier punk style and the occasional melodic hardcore [[{{Metalcore}}melodic hardcore]] sound

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* TropeCodifier: Oshare kei.


* GenreRoulette

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* GenreRouletteGenreRoulette: They switch between playing radio-friendly dance pop to a slightly edgier punk style and the occasional melodic hardcore sound


** TheChick: The [[ViewerGenderConfusion eerily feminine]] Bou. Takuya in recent years.

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** TheChick: The [[ViewerGenderConfusion eerily feminine]] [[DudeLooksLikeALady very feminine-looking]] Bou. Takuya in recent years.





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\n* ViewerGenderConfusion: Kanon, Miku and especially Bou have become targets for this.



* ThePeteBest: Inverted by Bou, who shocked the fandom with his departure in 2007.

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* ThePeteBest: Inverted by Bou, who shocked the fandom with his departure in 2007.


* ThePeteBest: Bou, who shocked the fandom with his departure in 2007.

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* ThePeteBest: Inverted by Bou, who shocked the fandom with his departure in 2007.


* GenrePopularizer: Oshare kei



* VisualKei: Part of the second wave of bands. Also popularized Oshare kei and the punky, stripped-down post-VK look common in recent bands.


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* VisualKei: Part of the second wave of bands. Also popularized pioneered Oshare kei and the punky, stripped-down post-VK look common in recent bands.

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