Koto is a name used by several artists, including:
1. An italo disco act founded in the 80s. Koto represents the sound of the early Italo Disco era from the 80s with his melodic synth driven dancetracks.
2. KOTO, a Japanese solo idol who performs with an electropop sound. Her debut single "KOTOlip" was produced by Sasaki Kissa of new wave / synth punk unit Recoride. She is also the lead singer of the band kotofolic, and a member of シャオチャイポン (Xiao Chai Pon).