fm Osaka

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Japanese Indies radio & Owarai (comedy)

Traditional Japanese Music

“This Internet Guide presents annotations of Web sites that address generally the issue of traditional Japanese music and sites that focus on particular instruments (koto, shakuhachi, shamisen, and taiko). Music plays a large role in the traditional dramatic arts of kabuki and noh, so the guide concludes with annotations of sites addressing these art forms.” From the National Clearinghouse for U.S.-Japan Studies, Indiana University. Note: … [ Read more ]

Batsu JRock Forum

J-Rock, J-Pop, and Asian Music Forum


A streaming Internet radio station that focuses on JPOP and anime music.

This site offers numerous music downloads covering JPOP, JROCK, KPOP, and CPOP. Some videos are also available.

Tokyo Recohan

Tokyo Recohan is a select CD shop based in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in used Japanese CDs. Payments are done securely through PayPal.

Petit Kanji

This site lets you study Japanese, and especially kanji, while singing along to your favorite songs and practicing for your next karaoke!

The targeted audience being very specific, it’s not likely that this site will appeal to many people. Actually I made it for myself only, but hopefully it may also be helpful or interesting to others. 🙂

If :
– you are learning Japanese
– … [ Read more ]

Intermediate-Japanese Online Music

On this site you can find various songs to listen to along with their lyrics – most available in Japanese, Romaji and English translation. Some of the artists include:
– Toshinobu Kubota
– Dragon Ash
– Ken Hirai
– Southern All Stars
– Chemistry
– Katsuyuki Kurai
– Ayaka Hirahara
– Minmi
– Hikaru Utada
– Misia … [ Read more ]

J-Fan Jpop

Welcome to J-Fan Jpop! This is your source for Japanese pop and rock music information. Interested in this great music and you’d like to learn more? Come on in! Don’t know which CDs you want to buy? Read our featured reviews.

If you’re new to Japanese music, you’re sure to find that it is not necessary to have an understanding of the Japanese language in … [ Read more ]

Japanese Hit Chart

Find a current listing of the top 10 songs on the Japanese pop charts at this site with links related to the song’s popularity and with links to the artits’ history of chart appearances.

Note: the site is Japanese only.