Baad is a Japanese rock band that formed in 1992 and debut on February 1993 with the single "Donna Toki Demo Hold Me Tight" and quickly rose to the top. Their biggest hit came months later with the single "Kimi ga Suki da to Sakebitai" that was used in the anime series Slam Dunk. The main vocalist and lyricist Yamada Kyouji left the band in 1995 and replaced by Hata Hideki as a second vocalist. Following that, the band switched labels from ZAIN Records to Nippon Columbia. The band disbanded in 1999 due to unknown reasons.