Pink Floyd
Japanese
Cassette Tape Discography

by Vernon Fitch

with contributions from Ed Englehart & Marco van Dalfsen

© copyright Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives


This is a discography of Pink Floyd cassette tapes (CTs) that have been released in Japan.

Any comments, corrections or additions to this discography would be appreciated.


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Cassette Tapes

  1. Pink Floyd

    1. Piper at the Gates of Dawn
      1. Odeon Records issue
      2. Toshiba / EMI Records issue
    2. A Saucerful of Secrets
      1. Odeon Records issue
      2. Toshiba / EMI Records issue
    3. More
      1. Odeon Records issue
      2. Toshiba / EMI Records issue
    4. Ummagumma
      1. Odeon Records issue
      2. Toshiba / EMI Records issue
    5. Atom Heart Mother
      1. Odeon Records 1st issue
      2. Odeon Records quadraphonic 2nd issue
      3. Toshiba / EMI Records 3rd issue
      4. EMI Records 4th issue
    6. Meddle
      1. Odeon Records 1st issue
      2. Odeon / Harvest Records 2nd issue
      3. Toshiba / EMI Records 3rd issue
      4. EMI Records 4th issue
    7. Obscured by Clouds
      1. Odeon Records issue
      2. Toshiba / EMI Records issue
    8. Dark Side of the Moon
      1. Odeon / Harvest Records quadraphonic 1st issue
      2. Toshiba / EMI Records 2nd issue
      3. Toshiba / EMI Records Dynasound 3rd issue
      4. Toshiba / EMI Records 4th issue
    9. Wish You Were Here
      1. CBS / Sony Records 1st issue
      2. CBS / Sony Records 2nd issue
    10. Animals
    11. The Wall
    12. The Final Cut
    13. A Momentary Lapse of Reason
    14. Delicate Sound of Thunder
    15. The Division Bell
    16. P-U-L-S-E
    17. Is There Anybody Out There? - The Wall Live


Pink Floyd

Title: Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Record Company: Odeon Records
Release Date: 1967
Release Information: Original Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. Band members.


Title: Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Record Company: Toshiba / EMI Records
Release Information: Second Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. Band members.
Insert: Includes an insert with song lyrics.


Title: A Saucerful of Secrets
Record Company: Odeon Records
Release Date: 1968
Release Information: Original Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. Hipgnosis picture.



A Saucerful of Secrets CT
Toshiba / EMI Records

Title: A Saucerful of Secrets
Record Company: Toshiba / EMI Records
Catalog Number: ZR23-463
Release Information: Second Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. Hipgnosis picture.
Insert: Insert with title, song titles, and lyrics in Japanese and English.
Original Price: Y2,300
Shell: Gray shell with blue labels.


Title: More
Record Company: Odeon Records
Release Date: 1969
Release Information: Original Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. A picture from the movie.
Insert: Includes an insert with song lyrics.



More CT
Toshiba / EMI Records

Title: More
Record Company: Toshiba / EMI Records
Catalog Number: ZR23-464
Release Information: Toshiba / EMI Records Japanese issue. Issued in a slip case.
Description:
Slip Case: Cardboard slip case that is open at the top and bottom. On the front is the title, and a picture from the movie. On the back are the song titles in Japanese and English.
Case: Black plastic case with clear front. This slips into the slip case.
Insert: [front] [back] Six pane, two-sided fold-open insert with title, song titles, and lyrics in Japanese and English.
Original Price: Y2,300
Shell: Gray shell with blue labels.



Ummagumma CT
Odeon Records

Title: Ummagumma
Record Company: Odeon Records
Catalog Number: EOZT-3060
Release Date: 1969
Release Information: Original Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. Band members.
Insert: Includes an insert with song lyrics.
Original Price: Y3,600



Ummagumma CT
Toshiba / EMI Records

Title: Ummagumma
Record Company: Toshiba / EMI Records
Release Information: Second Japanese issue.
Description:
Slip Case: Cardboard slip case that is open at the top and bottom. On the front is the title, and a picture of the album cover.
Insert: Includes an insert with song lyrics.



Atom Heart Mother CT
Odeon Records 1st issue

Title: Atom Heart Mother
Record Company: Odeon Records
Catalog Number: OZA-3155
Release Information: Original Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. A cow.
Insert: Includes an insert with song lyrics.
Shell: White shell with blue / gold labels.
Original Price: Y2,100
Shell: White shell with yellow / blue labels.



Atom Heart Mother quadraphonic CT
Odeon Records 2nd issue

Title: Atom Heart Mother
Record Company: Odeon Records
Catalog Number: EOZA-3523
Release Information: Japanese regular matrix (RM) encoded quadraphonic tape. This tape plays in both stereo and quadraphonic, but requires an RM decoder to play the tape in quadraphonic sound.
Description:
Cover (promo): Red promotional cover insert with credits and song titles. "4 Channel RM Sound" logo in the bottom center.
Slip Case: A cow. Catalog number at the top. Title at the bottom. "4 Channel RM Sound" logo in lower right corner.
Insert: Yellow Japanese insert with credits and song titles.
Shell: White shell with white / blue labels.



Atom Heart Mother CT
Toshiba / EMI Records 3rd issue

Title: Atom Heart Mother
Record Company: Toshiba / EMI Records
Catalog Number: ZR25-184
Release Information: Toshiba / EMI Records Japanese stereo issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. A cow.
Insert: Includes an insert with song lyrics.
Original Price: Y2,500
Shell: Gray shell with blue Toshiba / EMI labels.



Atom Heart Mother CT
EMI Records 4th issue

Title: Atom Heart Mother
Record Company: EMI Records
Catalog Number: ZR25-184
Release Information: EMI Records Japanese stereo issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. A cow.
Insert: Includes an insert with song lyrics.
Original Price: Y2,500
Shell: Light gray shell with light blue / dark blue EMI labels.



Meddle CT
Odeon Records 1st issue

Title: Meddle
Record Company: Odeon Records
Catalog Number: OZA-3210
Release Date: 1971
Release Information: Original Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. Picture of band members.
Insert: Includes an insert with song lyrics.
Original Price: Y2,100
Shell: White shell with white / blue labels.



Meddle CT
Odeon / Harvest Records 2nd issue

Title: Meddle
Record Company: Odeon / Harvest Records
Catalog Number: EMZA-3535
Release Information: Second Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. Soundwaves on an ear.
Insert: Includes an insert with song lyrics.
Original Price: Y2,300
Shell: Light gray shell with white / blue Odeon / Harvest labels.



Meddle CT
Toshiba / EMI Records 3rd issue

Title: Meddle
Record Company: Toshiba / EMI Records
Catalog Number: ZR25-185
Release Information: Third Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. Soundwaves on an ear.
Insert: Includes an insert with song lyrics.
Original Price: Y2,500
Shell: Light gray shell with light blue label.



Meddle CT
EMI Records 4th issue

Title: Meddle
Record Company: EMI Records
Catalog Number: ZR25-185
Release Information: Fourth Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: [front] [back] Title. Soundwaves on an ear.
Insert: [front] [back] Fold-open Japanese insert with song lyrics.
Original Price: Y2,500
Shell: Light gray shell with light blue / dark blue EMI labels.


Title: Obscured by Clouds
Record Company: Odeon Records
Release Date: 1972
Release Information: Original Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. Picture from the movie.
Insert: Includes an insert with song lyrics.



Obscured by Clouds CT
Toshiba / EMI Records

Title: Obscured by Clouds
Record Company: Toshiba / EMI Records
Catalog Number: ZR23-466
Release Date: 1973
Release Information: Toshiba / EMI Records Japanese issue. Issued in a slip case.
Description:
Slip Case: Cardboard slip case that is open at the top and bottom. On the front is the title, and a picture from the movie. On the back are the song titles in Japanese and English.
Case: Black plastic case with clear front. This slips into the slip case.
Insert: [front] [back] Nine pane, two-sided fold-open insert with title, song titles, and lyrics in Japanese and English.
Original Price: Y2,300
Shell: Gray shell with blue labels.



Dark Side of the Moon quadraphonic CT
Odeon / Harvest Records 1st issue

Title: Dark Side of the Moon
Record Company: Odeon / Harvest Records
Catalog Number: EMZA-3534
Release Information: First Japanese issue. Japanese regular matrix (RM) encoded quadraphonic tape. This tape plays in both stereo and quadraphonic, but requires an RM decoder to play the tape in quadraphonic sound.
Description:
Case: Black plastic case with clear front.
Cover: [front] [back] Title. Black with prism. "4 Channel RM Sound" logo in the bottom right of front cover.
Original Price: Y2,300
Shell: Light gray shell with light blue / dark blue Odeon / Harvest labels.



Dark Side of the Moon CT
Toshiba / EMI Records 2nd issue

Title: Dark Side of the Moon
Record Company: Toshiba / EMI Records
Catalog Number: ZR25-186
Release Information: Second Japanese issue.
Description:
Case: Black plastic case with slear front.
Cover: Black with prism and title. Cover wraps around the right and back, outside the case.
Insert: Fold-open Japanese insert with song lyrics.
Original Price: Y2,500
Shell: Light gray shell with light blue / dark blue EMI labels.



Dark Side of the Moon CT in slip case
Toshiba / EMI Records Dynasound 3rd issue

Title: Dark Side of the Moon
Record Company: Toshiba / EMI Records
Catalog Number: ZR28-365
Release Information: Special high quality Dynasound stereo issue. Released in a slip case. Dolby.
Description:
Slip Case: Cardboard slip case that is open at the top and bottom. White / red slip case with title and prism picture. Promo copies have holes punched where the price was printed.
Case: [front] [back] Black plastic case with clear front. This slips into the slip case.
Cover: [front] [back] Front cover fits inside of case. Front is silver with title, catalog number, and song titles.
Insert: [front] [back] Six pane insert with title, song titles, and lyrics in English.
Original Price: Y2,800
Shell: Black textured shell with silver EMI labels.



Dark Side of the Moon CT
Toshiba / EMI Records 4th issue

Title: Dark Side of the Moon
Record Company: Toshiba / EMI Records
Catalog Number: ZR25-186
Release Information: Fourth Japanese issue.
Description:
Case: Black plastic case with clear front.
Cover: [front] [back] Black with prism and title. Cover wraps around the right and back, outside the case.
Insert: [front] [back] Fold-open insert with song lyrics.
Original Price: Y2,500
Shell: Light gray shell with light blue label.



Wish You Were Here CT
CBS / Sony Records 1st issue

Title: Wish You Were Here
Record Company: CBS /Sony Records
Catalog Number: SKPE-43
Release Date: 1975
Release Information: Original Japanese issue.
Description:
Slip Case: Title. Burning man shaking hands.
Cover: [outside] [inside] Brown paper title cover.
Insert: White fold-open Japanese lyric sheet.
Shell: White shell with orange labels and text in black.



Wish You Were Here CT
CBS / Sony Records 2nd issue

Title: Wish You Were Here
Record Company: CBS /Sony Records
Catalog Number: 25KP 530
Release Information: Second Japanese issue. Dolby.
Description:
Front Cover: Title. Burning man shaking hands.
Cover Insert: [front] [back] Title. Burning man shaking hands. Credits. Song titles.
Insert: [front] [back] Gray insert with song titles, lyrics, pictures and credits.
Original Price: Y2,500
Shell: White shell with orange labels and text in black.



Animals CT
CBS / Sony Records

Title: Animals
Record Company: CBS /Sony Records
Catalog Number: 25KP 90
Release Date: 1977
Release Information: Japanese issue. Dolby.
Description:
Case: Black plastic case with clear cover.
Cover: [front] Title in Japanese. Pig over Battersea. In the lower right corner is the catalog number and the CBS /Sony logo.
Insert: [front] [back] Two sided grey fold-open insert. Includes album title, catalog number, song titles in English and Japanese, song timings, song lyrics in English and Japanese, and two essays about Pink Floyd written in Japanese.
Original Price: Y2,500
Shell: White shell with orange labels and text in black.
Side 1: Pigs on the Wing (Part 1), Dogs
Side 2: Pigs (Three Different Ones), Sheep, Pigs on the Wing (Part 2)



The Wall CT
CBS / Sony Records

Title: The Wall
Record Company: CBS /Sony Records
Catalog Number: 40KP 531
Release Date: 1979
Release Information: Japanese issue. Dolby.
Description:
Cover: [front] [back] Title. White brick wall with title.
Insert: [front] [back] Grey fold-open insert with song lyrics.
Original Price: Y4,000
Shell: White shell with orange labels and text in black.



The Final Cut CT
CBS / Sony Records

Title: The Final Cut
Record Company: CBS /Sony Records
Catalog Number: 25KP 845
Release Date: 1983
Release Information: Japanese issue. Dolby.
Description:
Cover: [front] [back] Title. Black with military medals and poppy. Pictures, credits and catalog number.
Cover Sticker: Some copies had a small red sticker on the shrink wrap.
Insert: [front] [back] Grey fold-open insert with album title, song titles, catalog number and song lyrics.
Original Price: Y2,500
Shell: White textured shell with orange labels and text in black.



A Momentary Lapse of Reason CT
CBS / Sony Records

Title: A Momentary Lapse of Reason
Record Company: CBS /Sony Records
Catalog Number: 28KP 1535
Release Date: 1987
Release Information: Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. A man on a beach of beds.
Original Price: Y2,800



Delicate Sound of Thunder 2-CT
CBS / Sony Records

Title: Delicate Sound of Thunder
Record Company: CBS /Sony Records
Catalog Number: 42KP 5294.5
Release Date: 1988
Release Information: Double cassette Japanese issue.
Description:
Cover: Title. Lightbulb man.
Insert: White Japanese insert with credits.
Original Price: Y4,300
Shell: White shell with orange labels.



The Division Bell promo CT

Title: The Division Bell
Record Company: Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
Catalog Number: None.
Release Date: 1994
Release Information: Pre-release promotional tape.
Description:
Cover: Title. Blue with song titles.



P-U-L-S-E promo CT

Title: P-U-L-S-E
Record Company: Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
Catalog Number: None.
Release Date: 1995
Release Information: Pre-release promotional tape.
Description:
Cover: Title. Pink with song titles.



Is There Anybody Out There? - The Wall Live promo 2-CT

Title: Is There Anybody Out There? - The Wall Live
Record Company: Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
Catalog Number: None.
Release Date: 2000
Release Information: Double cassette. Pre-release promotional tape.
Description:
Cover: Title cover.