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The first cast recording from the long-running Japanese production was released on 21 April 1985 by Pony Canyon.

The main cast in this live recording were also members of the original 1983 Japanese cast and as such, this album was marketed as a recording of the original Japanese cast.

Credits

Role Cast
1985 Japan Recording Cast
Asparagus / Growltiger / Bustopher Jones Akihiko Mitsueda (光枝明彦)
Bombalurina Tomoko Hanaga (羽永共子)
Cassandra Megumi Mochizuki (望月めぐみ)
Coricopat Masahiro Fukami (深見正博)
Demeter Mayumi Kamata (鎌田真由美)
Gilbert Yoichi Kishikawa (岸川洋一)
Grizabella Akiko Kuno (久野綾希子)
Jellylorum / Griddlebone Chizu Hosaka (保坂知寿)
Jemima Hitomi Kuroda (黒田ひとみ)
Jennyanydots Yoshiko Hattori (服部良子)
Macavity Yoshiaki Sugitani (杉谷嘉昭)
Mistoffelees Osami Iino (飯野おさみ)
Mungojerrie Masayoshi Yamaguchi (山口正義)
Munkustrap Shintaro Sonooka (園岡新太郎)
Old Deuteronomy Takanori Yamamoto (山本隆則)
Rumpus Cat Mitsuru Takakuwa (高桑 満)
Rumpleteazer Youko Asami (浅見陽子)
Rum Tum Tugger Yuuichiro Yamaguchi (山口祐一郎)
Sillabub Ryoko Nomura (野村玲子)
Skimbleshanks Akira Aoyama (青山明)
Tantomile Sonoko Fukui (福井園子)
Victoria Mamiko Yaesawa (八重沢真美)
Ensemble Jun Kitagawa (北川潤)
Ensemble Keiji Nakai (中井敬二)
Ensemble Koji Suzuki (鈴木孝次)
Ensemble Mari Nasu (那須まり)
Ensemble Yayoi Aoyama (青山弥生)
Ensemble Kumi Yamauchi (山内久美)
Ensemble Miki Kuwabara (桑原美樹)
Ensemble Yuko Shibagaki (柴垣裕子)
Ensemble Mami Nakai (中井まみ)
Ensemble Yukimi Shimura (志村幸美)
Ensemble Atsuko Sekimori (関盛敦子)
Ensemble Kaori Kason (花村薫)
Ensemble Megumi Harada (原田恵)
Ensemble Atsuko Kurokawa (黒川篤子)

Tracklist

Disc 1
No. Title Length
1. "Memory*" (メモリー)  
2. "Overture" (オーヴァーチュア)  
3. "Prologue: Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats" (ジェリクルソング)  
4. "The Naming of Cats**" (ネーミング・オブ・キャッツ 猫の名)  
5. "The Old Gumbie Cat" (ジェニエニドッツ おばさん猫)  
6. "The Rum Tum Tugger" (ラム・タム・タガー つっぱり猫)  
7. "Grizabella, the Glamour Cat" (グリザベラー 娼婦猫)  
8. "Bustopher Jones" (パストファージョンズ 大人物?)  
9. "Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer" (マンゴジェリーとランペルティーザ 小泥棒)  
10. "Old Deuteronomy" (テュトロノミー 長老猫)  
11. "Jellicle Ball***" (ジェリクル 舞踏会)  
12. "Memory" (メモリー)  


Disc 2
No. Title Length
1. "The Moments of Happiness" (幸福の姿)  
2. "Gus: The Theatre Cat" (ガス 劇場猫)  
3. "Growltiger's Last Stand" (海賊猫)  
4. "Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat" (スキンフルシャンクス 鉄道猫)  
5. "Macavity" (マキャヴィティ 犯罪王)  
6. "Mr. Mistoffelees" (ミストフェリーズ マジック猫)  
7. "Memory" (メモリー)  
8. "The Journey to the Heaviside Layer" (天上への旅)  
9. "Ad-Dressing of Cats" (猫にごあいさつ)  
10. "Memory*" (メモリー)  


* Bonus tracks: single (solo) version of "Memory"
** Includes "The Invitation to the Jellicle Ball"
*** Includes "The Song of the Jellicles"

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