LANDS is a temporary Japanese rock indie fusion band formed by musical producer Kobayashi Takeshi (Mr.Children) for the movie BANDAGE. They have a wide range of style, covering rock, punk, ska & ballads, among others. LANDS marked Akanishi's solo debut.
* Kobayashi Takeshi (小林武史) (Keyboards, guitar)
* Akanishi Jin (赤西仁) (Vocals)
* Kaneko Nobuaki (金子ノブアキ) (Drums)
In September 2009, it was reported that LANDS would make their debut later in the fall with the single, "BANDAGE". Nearly a month later it was confirmed that the single would be released on November 25, 2009. Upon the release of the single it debuted at number-one on the Oricon single chart.
The band released their debut and last album, Olympos on January 13, 2010. The album also debuted at number-one on the Oricon weekly album charts with the sales of over 103,000 copies. On January 19, 2010, the group held a concert titled, LANDS Last Live.