List of Songs Played/流されました曲のリスト

HALCALI was a J-pop and hip-hop duo in the 2000s and 2010s produced by RYO-Z and DJ FUMIYA of the hip hop group RIP SLYME. Childhood friends Haru and Yukari blended pop, rap, and ska, and rose to international fame with “Long Kiss Good Bye,” an ending theme for Naruto Shippuden. Halcali was the first female hip-hop group to reach the top ten in Japan’s Oricon music charts and is known for their catchy melodies and lighthearted lyrics.

Join Connor and Shanna bop to bubblegum rap with HALCALI!

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4. HALCALI – ギリギリ・サーフライダー (Giri Giri Surf Rider) (Dangerous Surf Rider) (July 9, 2003)

3. HALCALI – 今日の私はキゲンがいい (Kyo no watashi wa kigen ga ii) (I’m in a good mood today) (May 30, 2012)

2. HALCALI – Tandem (January 8, 2003)

1. HALCALI – Long Kiss Good Bye (November 12, 2008)

Goth Music in Japan began to take form in the late 80s, but has continued to influence Japanese music even today. Join Connor and Shanna as they dive into the sounds, contributions, and meanings of Japanese Goth Music!

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4. MO’SOME TONEBENDER – 冷たいコード (Tsumetai Kodo) (January 1, 2001)

3. BAND-MAID – Choose Me (January 1, 2017)

2. LAST ALLIANCE – HEKIREKI (October 27, 2010)

1. a crowd of rebellion – M1917 (June 22, 2016)

Welcome to another episode of Japan Top 10. We’ve got some new and veteran artists this month so sit back, relax, and enjoy this month’s countdown.

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10) Hitamuki (Single-Minded) – SUPER BEAVER [NEW]

9) Kira Killer (feat. Mori Calliope) – Zutomayo [NEW]

8) Souvenir – BUMP OF CHICKEN [-2]

7) Nagisa Hotel – Keisuke Kuwata [NEW]

6) Shukufuku (Blessing) – Yoasobi [-2]

5) I love you – back number [-3]

4) Stardom – King Gnu [NEW]

3) Dai zero-kan (Zero Feeling) – 10-Feet [NEW]

2) Kick Back – Kenshi Yonezu [+1]

1) Subtitle –  Official HIGE Dandism [=]

Extra songs:

Indie Spotlight: DJ Noriken – Only See U (2017)

Yellow Magic Orchestra is one of the best selling artists of all time in Japan and one of the most successful international acts from Japan. Members Harry Hosono, Yukihiro Takahashi, and Ryuichi Sakamoto are known for pioneering the synthpop genre and were one of the first acts to make extensive use of computer technology in music and experimenting in genres like ska and electronic rap. Check out today’s episode to listen to this revolutionary artist in electronic music.

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4. Solid State Survivor (1979)

3. RYDEEN (1979)

2. Tong Poo (1978)

1. Firecracker (1978)