Best Male Singer of Japan

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July 31, 2015 - Solo artist or leader vocal of a band, if he has a career in Japan, put his name here. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
Gackt
GACKT really puts 110% into everything he does - singing, acting, dancing, etc. He is able to weave stories throughout his albums and performances, which makes it all the more breathtaking. His lives have so much power, so much feeling. Even in his concert DVD's, it feels like you are there, watching. His music and voice is able to transcend languages and boundaries.
Many people might say Gackt's among the few Japanese that come close to a "celebrity" status, but I think, even if that's true, he deserves it. Whatever he does, it's always his absolute best, even if at times weird, other times sugary sweet. He's actually one of the very few people I call Artists: he's able to CREATE. Create worlds that you get sucked into every time you listen to his music. And the lyrics he writes are plain beautiful, often so multilayered, you discover new things even if you've known a particular song for years. And the way he can re-invent himself, recycle his old songs while making them totally new is fascinating too. Not to mention his stage presence, which sweeps everyone off their feet - it's been more than a month that he's been here and I still couldn't quite process that night. He really shows his soul - throughout his music.
His voice and songs and himself is amazing. He sings them with feelings and you can feel it. His lyrics are also very meaningful and he always come out with good songs.
[Newest]All these vocalists are wonderful (I had only heard of Miyavi before seeing this poll, can I just say wow, what energy! ), but GACKT conveys a certain emotion paired with a certain visual style to make something truly unique.
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2Yuya Matsushita
He's voice is just AMAZING! I love it so much
You better listen to the sing bird by yuya it's so emotional and relaxing
Totally the best Japanese singer ever!
Amazing voice, good acting and dancing skills with good looks... A rising star in the making!
Yuya-san has a really beautiful, relaxing and kind of magical voice! Listening to his voice makes me feel so good and whenever I'm upset I just listen to his songs. And they always cheer me up. The first song I listened from him was "Futari"~ It was so good that I was really surprised! My favorite song by him is "Trust Me"~ I just never get tired of listening to it!
He's not only good in singing! But he is an awesome dancer and a very good actor too! >w< He's good n everything!
He has an awesome personality. A very kind and gentle person and very very nice to his fans always! :D
I just love him! >< keep going Yuya-san!
[Newest]Yuya is a great singer dancer the way he is.

-Ren @House of Matsushita Yuya Fans-
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3Ruki (The Gazette)
AWESOME! How can one guy has such an amazing voice! Unlike other singers he has a special voice which shakes our mind and let it loose free! The energy he has in his voice is unbelievable! At first, he had an emo look and now he changed his looks but I still love him! I don't care what others think of him, he is one in a million and everything that J-pop needs :D It will take another 1000 years to find another person like him with that special quality both in his voice and his personality :D
Ruki is the most wonderful vocalist ever to be. He will never fall. When he sings I feel like I can feel everything that he is feeling. In his lives there is nothing in this world that can stop him. If anyone says different they just don't have good taste.
Ruki is amazing, awesome and every other positive word out there. He always knows what to sing about whether it be happy or sad. Every time I listen to his songs or watch his lives I can feel his emotions particularly in taion, guren and reila for I always cry during those songs and after they finished
[Newest]Hmm.. Keep on vote Ruki-san..^^"

Love

4Sakurai Atsushi (BUCK TICK)
He is definitely the best singer in Japan. His voice is so unique and sexy.
(Most of the famous Japanese singers have the same voice, and they are just struggling with the high-pitched voice, so annoying. )
I think Atsushi Sakurai is the best singer in JAPAN.
His voice is very very unique and very sexy too.
He can change his voice according to the song. I mean you can listen FLY HIGH and then Shanikusai Carnival then you will realise..
He is the best..
I love Atsushi Sakurai.. He can sing so sensually and clear...
He is so col I can't believe... That singers like him don't top world chats...
[Newest]Atsushi Sakurai's voice is mesmerizing, strong, distinct, passionate, sexy and beautiful - as is he. Buck Tick is a very professional tight band. Their live performances are just fantastic and even better than the recordings. Buck Tick is my favorite band and I wish I had known about them years ago. Had they performed here in the USA they'd have been huge! Much love for you all from Florida!
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5Toshi
You know? I would do just about anything just to have his voice. No, I wont kill for it. God might be upset if I do so. Anyway, Watching him and X Japan live was really awesome. He hits his high notes like no one else can. Great job Mr. Deyama

aeromaxx777

Most original voice. Excellent.
Listen to any X Japan songs.
Toshi is wonderful singer, but I also like T.T. revolution, Atsushi Sakurai and hide... I thought for a long time, for whom to vote... But Toshi chose, because he, along with Yoshiki is the founder of the legendary band X Japan, fathers of Japanese rock! It has a charming voice and crazy energy! I thank him for what he does! And let him continue to do so!
[Newest]He nails it all! The emotional ones like longing and forever love! And the heavy ones like scars and orgasm and dahlia
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6HYDE
hyde's voice pours out his heart, such grand passion, sometimes the most touching tenderness, or poignant pain, sometimes soaring joy, and sometimes sheer sex! Shining spirit, then dark, charismatic creature.

His ability to maintain such high quality of vocals while singing rock n roll is unsurpassed, amazing.

Enchant us, inspire us, seduce us, move us, Dear hyde.

"Let's go to heaven. "
"Let's make love. "
"I'm hungry. "
- hyde
No one can ever match up to to him... Apart from his various singing styles... Hyde.. Has a calming effect in his voice..
his "secret letters" never goes outta my head...
Fell in love when watching his live performance. He can deliver an idealistic image to all the audience through his impeccable voice and passionate movement.

He's not a person in reality! He's more like a figure that all of us dream to be, an image exist only in unconsciousness.

No matter in L'arc or in Vamps, his performance is of great variety, yet beautiful. His voice can be both masculine and feminine, yet resonating like angel. He's got talent, but never shows off.

He's definitely one of the greatest artist in the world.
[Newest]Hyde better than gackt just gackt more famous
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7Yamapi
He's cute and I like his voice.
He's energetic! I love his voice! Especially in Daite Senorita
His voice is awesome

8Kyo (Dir en Grey)
Not only does Kyo and an amazing vocal range, from screaming, to growling and everything in between, the emotion he puts into his singing is incredible. Some songs he's sung have made me cry just from the feeling he put behind it. Music is my life, so I've heard some good vocalists and some not so good vocalists. Kyo is my favorite, and there is not one person out there like him. They can try all they want, but Kyo is the only person in the world who can do what he does, with the range and emotion that he does.
He is the most unexpected & unbelieveable vocalist! His voice is very unique! He is the #1!
Over the years, I have listen to all kinds of music. I have never came across anyone as talented as Kyo. His voice is priceless for not only how well he sings, but also because he expresses so much raw passion and emotion in every lyric that comes out of that voice of his. There is really no category that you can put him into except for brilliance. I recently was introduced to Dir en Grey, and I have to say that I have never felt as connected as I do with Dir en Grey and the brilliance of Kyo's voice.
[Newest]He have the most shocking voice and absolute act, and he also have total passion in live performance...

9Yasu (Janne Da Arc)
His voice same every live, recording or in video clip...
He have a different voice than another single every people will know its yasu if he sing a song
This man's versatility for writing beautiful, memorable songs and his voice are an inspiration. He sounds very much the same, whether it's during a live or on the CD. There aren't too many people out there for whom I can say the same about.
His voice touches my heart every time, sometimes brings me smile, sometimes tears... He's the most amazing singer I've ever heard!

10Kamenashi Kazuya
God voice, a really great voice
Love him to bits! Especially his voice
Kazuya really has a great voice. every time I listen to his voice I really feel at ease and relax.
[Newest]He is cute and great voice

The Contenders

11Akanishi Jin
I like Jin especially when he's with Kamenashi Kazuya.. They're perfect duo for me... They almost make me cry because of joy when I see them together... More power to both of you.. God Bless.. Hoping you to visit Philippines..
He has such a sensual voice. I love it! His voice range is really wide. Even when he was in Kat-Tun, he usually gets the really hard parts because of his voice.
he really is the best japanese singer, during kat-tun time and even now he demonstrate it
[Newest]He's a best male singer for me

12Matsumoto Jun
Matsumoto Jun is an awesome singer oh not only a singer but also an awesome actor!
! When I saw him on HanaDan, SERIOUSLY! My jaw dropped! He's one of the cutest, plus hottest japanese actor I've ever seen in my WHOLE LIFE! Plus the curly hair looks good with him!
Jun has a good voice and cam dance well.

13Yamada Ryosuke
Ryo-chan! No. 1 for me!
His voice is so sexy, and he has pretty face, that's so kawaii! He can be a cute boy once and be a cool guy another. he won many awards for ideal lover. he began his debut in 2013. he's the center of idol group Hey! Say! JUMP
He didn't have the best singing voice in the world but his singing voice is very soothing, calming and sweet. The latest HSJ Smart Concert DVD has shown how he has transformed into an awesome complete package idol with impressive live singing skill. Ganbatte Ryosuke! Awesome Hey say jump!

14Kamijo
I'm giving kamijo yuuji my beautiful gorgeous prince my full support i want to support him in everything he does kamijo is the true prince of my heart kamijo is the man of my dreams I'm so much in love with kamijo I want to be with him kamijo is the best he's the legend of music he's my master love tanya san
He have a good voice.. And the strong vocal that will make every single person melt with his voice.. He deserves to be at list on top 3..
Kamijo have an unique and elegant voice, he's Great in scream too.. And his voice become more and more developing now
[Newest]He is very good singer from Versailles (ex. Lareine, New Sodomy)

15Ohno Satoshi
No way! I have to say that Ohno Satoshi is one of or is THE BEST singer in Johnny's! I have no idea why he is ranking so low but this ranking definitely doesn't show his worth.
He has amazing control in his voice even when it's a live performance! And his vibrato is... HNNG! His dancing is excellent too! He's perfect I swear.
His voice is so beautiful and his dance is great. He is one of my favourite singer. Even when it rains heavily, his voice is still wanderful
[Newest]I think he should be number 1 when it comes to his voice.

16Yuta Furukawa
Yuta Furukawa is new and fresh to the Japanese music scene. He is extremely unique in the way how he can relate and connect with people all over the world and not just in Japan with his beautiful melodies and amazing lyrics that don't need translating to connect with the Western audience. Yuta Furukawa is a terrific musician specialising not just in singing but in guitar playing as well. He deserves to be more recognised in the music world not only in his own beautiful country of Japan but worldwide as well. If you want new and exciting music that connects with all aspects of life you can't go past the brilliance that is Yuta Furukawa. You wont be dissapointed!


17Sakurai Sho
Sho kun´╝îis a good rapper, and he is active in many parts, London, fighting~~

18Masaki Aiba
His voice is so unique and great to listen to. His voice really stands out from the rest of Arashi. I hope other people can agree with me

19Atsushi (Exile)
He has a very good voice, see him singing and you will know, how good this MR. Exile voice is.

20Tatsuya Ueda

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