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Anti-Capitalist Action       e-mail anar.     f. 2002
Workers Solidarity Movement R˘d˘sho Rentai Und˘ RRU Anaruko-Sandeikasuto Jiyanaru   left. com, ex-anar. syn. ex-AIT   f. 1983
Ecolo       e-mail green close to APGN   f. 2004, led by Shuji Imamaoto
Environmental Political Party Green Assembly Kankyosento Midori no Kaigi     e-mail green      
People - Group aiming at Self-Government, Solidarity, Ecology Jichi, Rentai, Ekoroji omezazu Gurűpu, S˘sei S˘sei Glocal / Gurokaru   green left. ex-USSR   f. 1986 by Communist Workers Party (f. 1967)
Rainbow and Greens Niji to Midori     e-mail green APGN   f. 1999
Democratic Party of Japan Minshut˘     e-mail soc. dem. close to SI 37.4%/177 f. 1996
Social Democratic Party Shakai Minshut˘ Shamint˘ / SDP Shakai Shinp˘ e-mail soc. dem. SI 5.2%/6 ex-Socialist Party (Shakait˘)
Japanese Communist Party Nihon Ky˘sant˘ Nikky˘ Akhahata, Zenei e-mail com. ex-WMR, ex-CI 7.8%/9 f. 1922
Communist Association - Future Ky˘sanshugi Ky˘gikai - Mirai Com-Future / Komu-Mirai Mirai e-mail rad. left.     f. in 1999
Workers Network Wakazu Netsuto Waku   Wakazu e-mail       f. 1992, member of Komu-Mirai
Communist League (Spark) Ky˘sanshugi D˘mei (Hibana) Hibana-ha Hibana e-mail rad. left.     f. 1972
Communist Network Ky˘sanshugi Netsuto Waku Com-Net / Komu-Netsuto Komu-Netsuto e-mail rad. left.     f. 2001 as split from Komu-Mirai
Internationalism Kokusaishugi   Kokusaishugi e-mail rad. left.     f. 1991, member of Komu-Netsuto
National Conference aiming at the New Worker's Party Atarashii R˘d˘shat˘ Omezasu Zenkoku Ky˘gikai Wakazu Wakazu e-mail rad. left.     member of Komu-Netsuto, split of Socialist Workers Party in 1992
Democratic Unity League Minshu T˘itsu D˘mei Mint˘itsud˘ Minshu T˘itsu e-mail       f. 1988 by Marxist Youth League (Maruseid˘)
Japan Independence Association Jishu Nihon no kai     e-mail        
Japan Struggle League for the Liberation of the Working Class Nihon R˘d˘sha Kaikyű Kaih˘ T˘s˘ D˘mei Jinmin no Chikara Jinmin no Chikara e-mail rad. left.     split of Socialist Party in 1971
Marxist Comrades Group Marukusushugi D˘shikai   Umi Tsubame, Storm-Petrel e-mail rad. left.     f. 2002 by Socialist Workers' Party
Movement for Democratic Socialism Marukusushugi D˘shikai MDS Weekly MDS e-mail left. soc.     f. 2000
National Conference of the Liberation Faction for the Establishment of the Revolutionary Workers Party - Workers' Opposition Faction) Kakumeiteki R˘d˘shat˘ Kensetsu Omezasu Kaih˘-ha Zenkoku Ky˘gikai - R˘tai-ha Kakur˘ky˘ R˘tai-ha Kaih˘ no Tsűshin e-mail rad. left.     one faction of original Kakur˘ky˘ that split in 1981
New Socialist Party Shin Shakait˘   Shinshakai e-mail left. soc.     split of SDP in 1996
The League BUND BUND Senki e-mail rad. left.     ex-Communist League Battle Flag (Ky˘sand˘ Senki-ha, split of 2nd Bunto in 1970), renamed 1993
Fourth International Central Secretariat Dayon IntÔnashonaru Chű˘ Shokikyoku   Dayon IntÔnashonaru e-mail tro.     f. 1966
Fourth International Japan Section Reconstruction Preparation Group Dayon IntÔnashonaru Nihon Shibu Saiken Jumbi Gurűpu Dayon IntÔ Saiken-ha IntÔnashonaru, R˘dosha no Hata e-mail tro. ex-USFI   split from JRCL in 1987
International Solidarity Kokusai Rentai   Kokusai Rentai e-mail tro. CWI    
Japan Revolutionary Communist League Nihon Kakumeiteki Ky˘sanshugisha D˘mei JRCL Kakehashi e-mail tro. close to USFI   f. 1957, ex-Fourth International Japan Section (Dayon IntÔ Nihon Shibu)
Japan Revolutionary Communist League, National Committee (Middle Core Faction) Kakumeiteki Ky˘sanshugisha D˘mei, Zenkoku Iinkai (Chűkakű-ha) Chűkakű-ha Zenshin!, Commune, Ky˘sanshugisha   tro.     f. in 1963
Japan Revolutionary Communist League - Revolutionary Marxist Faction Nihon Kakumeiteki Ky˘sanshugisha D˘mei - Kakumeiteki Marukusushugi-ha Kakumaru-ha Kaih˘, Shinseiki e-mail tro.     f. in 1963
National Council of Internationalist Workers Kokusaishugi R˘d˘sha Zenkoku Ky˘gikai Zenkokuky˘ R˘d˘sha no Chikara e-mail tro. close to USFI   split from JRCL in 1989
Okinawa Social Masses Party Okinawa Shakai Taishűt˘ Shatait˘ Shakai Taishű e-mail soc.dem     f. 1950
source: Leftist Parties of the World