The Portugal Japan are a punk rock trio from Kumamoto, Japan who formed in 2003. The original lineup consisted of Fukiko The End (lead vocals, guitar), Cherry The End (drums, vocals), and Suyako The End (bass). Their self-titled debut album was released in 2005 on sazanami label. Suyako left the band in early 2006 and was replaced by Nana The End. The band broke up in 2007. They are heavily influenced by garage rock and punk bands like the Ramones, MC5 and The Sonics.