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100 Best Japanese Songs (Nihon no uta 100 sen)

In 2006, the Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan and the National PTA Council of Japan selected 101 songs of lyrical and beloved genres, including nursery rhymes, school songs, and popular songs, with the aim of encouraging families to sing and pass them down through generations. On this website, we primarily introduce nursery rhymes and school songs with accompanying videos, explanations, and details about places associated with them, serving as hints for journeys.
Spring

Ureshii Hinamatsuri

"Akariwo tsukemasho bonborini" Discover good old-fashioned Japan through lyrics and images: Roman readings, English translations, and reflections. Take a cultural journey through the melodies of "Doyo Shoka" (Children's Songs).
Spring

Aogeba toutoshi

"Aogeba toutoshi wagashino on" Discover good old Japan through lyrics and images: Roman readings, English translations, and discussions. Take a cultural journey through the melodies of "Doyo Shoka" (children's songs).
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Spring

Omoide no Album

"Ituno koto daka omoidashite goran" Discover good old Japan through lyrics and images: Roman readings, English translations, and discussions. Take a cultural journey through the melodies of "Doyo Shoka" (children's songs).
Lyricist

KITAHARA Hakusyuu

KITAHARA Hakushu: A Master of Japanese Poetry and Song KITAHARA Hakushu (1885-1942) was a luminary in the world of Japan...
composer

TAKI Rentarou

By Public Domain, Link TAKI Rentarou: A Composer Who Colored the Dawn of Japanese Music TAKI Rentarou (1879-1903) was on...
Spring

Soushunfu

"Haru wa nanomi no kaze no samusa yo" Discover good old Japan through lyrics and images: Roman readings, English translations, and discussions. Take a cultural journey through the melodies of "Doyo Shoka" (children's songs).
Summer

Umi(matsubara tooku)

Matsubara tooku kiyuru tokoro Shiraho no kage wa ukabu Hoshiami hamani takaku shite Kamome wa hikuku namini tobu Miyo hiru no umi Miyo hiru no umi
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Lyricist

KITAHARA Hakushuu
Winter

Mamemaki

Oni wa soto Fuku wa uchi" Discover good old-fashioned Japan through lyrics and images: Roman readings, English translations, and reflections. Take a cultural journey through the melodies of "Doyo Shoka" (Children's Songs).
Spring

Koujyou no tsuki

"Haru kourou no hana no en" Discover good old Japan through lyrics and images: Roman readings, English translations, and discussions. Take a cultural journey through the melodies of "Doyo Shoka" (children's songs).
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