Definitely a classic among old Japanese Metal labels. Their signings tended to be on the more melodic side of things, but thankfully not in a yuchy aor-way. As with many other of my discog pages I've only bothered with the first edition of the label, in this case 1985-1991. Albums start right below, flexis begin here and demos start here.

Rather late in my research I came across this Japanese page which also lists the Mandrake Root discography. It looks like it could be complete, and also includes some later sub/sister labels. No info on the flexi-releases though, but it did help me with filling in some missing demos and the odd CD.
 
   







Cover
Cat#
Artist
Title
Format
Year
(comment)







20MR.LP.001
Hellen
Talon Of King
MLP + Flexi
1985
BIG melodic/pomp-Metal that's not quite as amazing as the beautiful cover art or collector-hype would lead you to believe.
22MR.LP.001
Hellen
Talon Of King
MLP
1986
...or maybe it's just my lack of appreciation for this sort of softy, ultra-Japanese, keyboard-drenched Purple/Rainbow/Scandinavian-Metal stuffs talking.

2nd pressing. No flexi this time and a slightly smaller logo on the front cover.
25MR.LP.002
Shella
Listen!
LP
1985
Basic mainstream hard rock meets basic maintream Heavy Metal, though not even the faster "Again" leaves a lasting impression.
10MR.7P.003
Jewel
Sing It
Pic-7"
1985
 
25MR.LP.004
The Datura
One Night Dream
LP
1985
 
28MR.LP.005
Zodiac
Hot Line
LP
1985
 
28MR.LP.006
Jewel
Jewel I
LP + Flexi
1986
 
22MR.LP.007
Dancer
In The Beginning
LP
1986
 
28AL-3001
V/A
Hungry Days
LP
1987
On Mandrake Root sub-label Astral Lady.

Featuring:

Excuriver, Kiss-Relissh, Girl Tique, Zealous, Virgin Killer, D'erlanger, Armenian Dance, Ace, Genocide and Alkaloid.
10MR.7.008
D'erlanger
Girl
7"
1987
10MR.7.009
Precious
Crazy For Your Love
7"
1987
 
10MR.7.010
Dancer
Grave Digger
7" EP
1987
 
28MR.LP.011
Terra Rosa
The Endless Basis
LP
1987
 
10MR.7.012
Bottoms Up!
Bad Boys
7"
1988
 
28MR.LP.013
Dancer
Violent Emotion
LP
1988
 
10MR.7.014
Precious
Blasting Your Head
7"
1988
 
30MR.CD.015
Precious
To Glory We Steer
CD
1990
 
20MR.CD.016
Precious
Singles Collection
MCD
1991
 
22MR.CD.017
Babylon
Farewell
CD
1991
 
30MR.CD.018
Dante
In The Lost Paradise
CD
1991
 
30MR.CD.019
Bad Loser
Utter Indifference
CD
1991
 






If anyone knows more about this release, please get in contact, either via the forum or by e-mail.
MR.F.001-004
?
?
Flexi
198?
MR.F.005
Jewel
Ruins Of Death
Flexi
1988
 







 
DEMOS / CASSETTES
       







8MR.CT.01
Panic In The Zu
Die For The Noise
MC
1988
 
10MR.CT.02
Babylon
Riding The Storm
MC
1988
 
8MR.CT.03
Nasty Rose
s/t
MC
1989
 
12MR.CT.04
Frenzy
s/t
MC
1989
 
10MR.CT.05
Nautiluss
Octopus Paradise
MC
1989
 
10MR.CT.06
King's Road
s/t
MC
1990
 
10MR.CT.07
Dante
Dante 2
MC
1990
 
10MR.CT.08
Bad Loser
s/t
MC
1990
 







Compiled by DaN Edman. Special credits to Kusare Metal.  
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