Top Ten Japanese Songs

The Top Ten

1 Please Stay with Me - Yui

YUI, I'm proud to be your fans. I trust you can do the best to us :D we proud to be YUI LOVER. someone ask me to hear this song... when I know the tittle, oh maybe I must listening your song. and since first time till this time, I never bored to hearing your song many times

Hope YUI will win.. so cute, pretty much, humble.. you're an angel... Keep it up

My friend recomended this song to me a months ago before she went to Japan, so I always remember her when I hear this song...

Oh this is so amazing beautiful and of course unique among all

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2 First Love - Utada Hikaru

You were always gonna be my love, Utada Hikaru...

I like your voice so much. And this song is very good and I usually sing together when I listen it. Although you sing English lyrics, you can express your mood well although it is not your language...

Yeah, it's a nice song. And I really love it so much. Actually I want to memorize the lyrics of this song. :-)

Best of the best

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3 Your Best Friend - Mai Kuraki

This was the best song ever
All though I live in America I haven't heard your song but I hope you win

Detective Conan

Really awesome indeed

I'm here from Detective Conan!

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4 Nantoka Narusa - News

Although an old song, it is a song that gives you the energy to overcome your difficulties in eeryday life!

Really like this song, it helps me to regain my enthusiasm

5 Ai No Uta - Koda Kumi

I think this was a really good song although I didn't understand some of the line as I am still in the age of teen that is thirteen and my name is shalini. Please don't feel bad about this comment I gave you. But the name was really interesting. oh sorry for my age I typed too much.

Shalini sounds like an Indian name to me. Are ya?

. I'm. Relating to. This song
.. More power..

6 Unfinished - Kotoko

Unfinished is personally not my favourite song from KOTOKO, but the song defiantly ranks high on my list. Just listen to the introduction! I got hooked!

Just one of my favorite songs ever

One of my favorites

7 Way to Heaven - Aya Ueto

Best song ever

8 Love So Sweet - Arashi

Since The FIRST time I heard this song, I m in love with this

I love this song and all the others that Arashi sings

Feel happy every time I hear.

It is popular in Japan, too. I like Arashi songs really much, but I particularly LOVE this song. - Hollymint

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9 If - Kana Nishino

Love this song a lot.

I LOVE THIS SONG! I may not be Japanese, but I'm gonna be an exchange student in Japan, but either way, I VOTE FOR THIS SONG!

Nishino Kana is the best, this song is one the best :D

Love this song a lot

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10 Renai Circulation - Kana Hanazawa

This is the most cutest song ever haha.

It a good song

I love kana Hanazawa Voice, her voice is so cuute

It's sugoku kawaii (really cute) Its like my heart feel so energetic and happy and it make me wanna dance

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The Contenders

11 A Little Bit - W-inds
12 Namidairo - Yui

Love it

13 Laser Beam - Perfume


14 Twinkle Star (Shine On Me Ver) - Emi Hinouchi (Feat) Makai

it was ok

15 One - Ai
16 Aaa - Deai No Chikara de III
17 Umareyuku Monotachi E - Do As Infinity
18 Aishiteru - Ken Hirai

Beautiful song, beautiful voice, it's the best...

Nice I love the song lyric, I'm from Malaysia

Perfect song to play to my girlfriend

I like this song very muchh... love it... Michilya B'dCz

19 Eternal - Jin Akanishi

This is a beautiful song. His beautiful words, rhythms and goes well with them. I support Akanishi Jin he sings Japanese songs again.

I love this song, absolutely beautiful - perfection is what I would use to describe it. The vocals, the meaning, the music.. PERFECT. Take a listen. It describes many kinds of loves. It's a really good song, believe me.

Eternal is really beautiful. It's one of my favorite songs in the world. I think Jin is a genius for creating it.

Your natural place is The one

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20 Be With You - Arashi

Love so sweet so good


Arashi love! I love this song! I have practically memorized! I listen to it all the time and the lyrics are ever so beautiful...

"Because of your voice, your smile, your everything
I can open my eyes and walk
No matter what past, no matter what tomorrow, let�s share it
That�s why I�m beside you.

Aww... So beautiful! - aibaka

21 Anata - L'Arc~en~Ciel

This song is sound good!

I could feel that Hyde sings this song with all his heart and the band plays well.

Make me Remember him...

Gosto de L'arc en ciel, banda de música legal. De Renata Ishibe do Brasil

22 Ikimono Gakari - Sakura

Can't understand why it's not the best song?

How come its not in first 10

I love this song very must. This song should be number 1! Ikimono Gakari's songs are very great!

Sakura hira hira... ikimonogakari's song should be on top position.

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23 Shiver - The Gazette


I vote this song

This song is totaly rocking'.

Shiver is the best song by the GazettE ❤️👌👌 I don't know why it's not no. 1 here 😑😑😑

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24 Heavy Rotation - AKB48

Hey this song can cheer you up!

I am totally in love with this song! ♥


25 Lotus - Dir En Grey

Dir en Grey's most dynamic song. I love it, its outstanding, beautiful lyrics and amazing instruments. Its a big step for Dir en Grey. - Buddha

This is the great song... Never bored to listen it... I love dir en grey >. < and all of song

26 Crucify My Love - X Japan

Excuse me? I'm a "youngster" (I'm 15, so... Young enough) and I love this song. It's very rude of you to generalize all young people. Not every teenage girl is fond of Justin Bieber (Like me, also most of my friends dislike his music)... Most people don't even know that young people do have a good taste of music and this is from their best songs (I like Orgasm the best, my first and favorite X Japan song). Well I'm sorry the youngsters you've met don't know music and you sound like an old man.

I really love this song, I remember the past.

Not many youngsters will apreciate this wonderful song

27 Ai no Katachi - Shunsuke Kiyokiba

I love all his songs they are so amazing

Most energetic, euphoria, and powerful song
I love AKB48

28 Itoshiki Hibi Yo - Ken Hirai
29 Again - Yui

First Japanese song I ever heard in my life, it literally grabbed me and pulled me in. I wasn't even trying to listen, man, but it was so cool with its epic, driving force, so unique... I was like "What IS this song? " and then I looked it up and learned the Japanese lyrics and was obsessed with it for a very, very long time.

This song introduced me to the world of addictive Japanese music. "Again" will always be my first love!

The opening to my favorite anime, the song I listen to in my spare time, and one of my favorite songs. This song is great, and the lyrics' meaning really grabs you.

Best song ever next to rain by sid


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30 Forever Love - X Japan

Hide we miss you so much.

Best song on earth!

31 A Shared Dream - U-Kiss

This song is the best! I love it!

The lyric of this song is so beautiful and meaningful.Besides, this song make me cry every time I listen to it because it remind about my childhood and about my dream.
I love their voice especially kevin because he has angel voice.
I hope the other people will litsen to this song,

This song is nice to hear,
Good job u-kiss!
Although u-kiss is korean artist but they can sing japanese song very well

Dunno about this group much, but love their voice
Different from other kpop artist

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32 Over - K


33 Scandal Baby - Scandal

I love thi song because it's good to my ears and that's because haruna's voice was so goodin this song! She's the best! :D

34 Best Friend - Nishino Kana

This one should be the one of the best too!

35 Kazamidori - Kobukuro
36 No Pain, No Game - Nano

The opening to BTOOOM! and on my playlist twice. I know all the words, English and Japanese. It was my favourite song for a really long time. Then I listened to more of that band, and now Magenta by nano is my favourite.

Great song. I love Nano too.

37 Konayuki - Remioromen

Seriously? Nobody ever mentioned this amazing band? The voice, the music is just perfect. You will be most certainly fall in love with this beautiful song.

38 Only Human - K

This song is so sad and Meaning Full~ every time I listen this song it make me cry T__T

39 Mirai E - Kiroro

I love this song even if don't understand the lyrics

Should be on the top ten :(

A very nostalgic one.. like you can feel it.

Should be TOP 1!

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40 Hyori Ittai - Yuzu

A very very beautiful song. :))

This is a very very beautiful song... 100%


41 Unravel - TK (Tokyo Ghoul Opening)

I've listened to this song like 1000 times and can still go on.

MARVELOUS! one of my favorite songs!

Beautiful. - Not_A_Weeaboo

42 Sunao - Noriyuki Makihara
43 Love Story - Amuro Namie

One of the best Japanese songs I've ever heard

44 River - AKB48
45 100% Yuuki - NYC
46 Endless Tears - Maiko Nakamura
47 Morai Naki - Yo Hitoto

Love this song! Don't understand why its rated so low... !

! This song is stuck in my head I love it! Very catchy

Nice! We had music like this in the untied States

Love this song!

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48 Harukaze - Scandal
49 Tokyo - Yui

A simple melody and lyrics, but have a deeper mean. Every time I hear this song, I miss my hometown, my friends, and all of my memories!

I also save this song in all of my digital player. - langsung

I have 2 word for this song

The one

When I hear this song, nothing else my tear drop on my face
So beautifull... '-'v

I can describe nothing about it

50 Makenaide - Zard

I love this song so much! Fully recommended this song!

I'm one of Zard's fan! And this song is one of my favourite son of Zard! Thank you! ><

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Top Remixes

1. Nantoka Narusa - News
2. Unfinished - Kotoko
3. Your Best Friend - Mai Kuraki
1. Ai No Uta - Koda Kumi
2. First Love - Utada Hikaru
3. Way to Heaven - Aya Ueto


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