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Japanese song: “Watashiwa kunai…” Theme: “I like being alone”

I'm looking for a song that has "watashi wa kunai nai nai nai dakara hitori janai" in the chorus and "......... chigau yo" in the verse. The theme of the song is 'I'm alone because I like it..not ...
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Japanese funeral chanting in Tokyo Monogatari

I was wondering if anyone could tell me more about the musical tradition surrounding the funeral scene in Yasujirō Ozu's film Tokyo Monogatari, beginning at 1:53:40. I am very struck by this chant ...
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What does “language is gestural and splintered” mean in music? How can it arouse “the overall impression of highly coloured abstraction”?

I'm reading The Rough Guide to Classical Music (2010 5th ed.) by Joe Staines. On p. 563 bottom, left column, he writes: Takemitsu’s orchestral works vary considerably, but his overriding ...
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What genre would Fiction by Sumika (a japanese band) be categorized as?

The song, for reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKHGAuNaGuA I hesitate to call the genre "J-rock" or "J-pop".
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What is the music style from a lot of 70's Japanese anime or *tokusatsu* series called?

What is the music style from a lot of 70's Japanese anime or tokusatsu series called? I'm trying to find a term that includes all that type of music, as a lot of them sound kinda similar. I don't ...
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Is there any reason for Japanese artists (anime songs, mainly) being not much present in music services like Spotify?

I love a lot of Japanese artists like JUDY AND MARY, Siam Shade, and I don't see them much present in music services. Is that any sort of Japanese "culture" or prejudice with these platforms?
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Complete list of Somei Satohs works

I'm looking for a complete list of Somei Satohs works. The list on the english Wiki is rather incomplete as it misses for example The Heavenly Spheres Are Illuminated By Lights Birds In Warped Time ...
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What is this song from this youtube video?

What is this song in this YouTube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RcW3-3W3Xw ? The title of the video is "【手描きHQ】飛雄と及川で威../風.堂/". Someone said commented that it is Pomp and Circumstance, ...
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Why are bonus tracks so common in japanese versions?

Just as the title says: Why are bonus tracks so common in japanese versions of a release?
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Japanese Folk Song “Sunayama”

There is a Japanese folk song called Sunayama and I think it is very beautiful but I cannot find any reliable information upon it. I know there are a few songs on iTunes of it but pretty much nothing (...
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Type of music that resembles Japanese singer MISIA

I found this artist through a Square Enix game and loved her ever since. I was wondering if anyone knows her and have any suggestions on the same type of music. Example of her music
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What does the KOBATEAM team do in Babymetal's music?

Kobametal (Key Kobayashi) from Amuse, Inc. is the producer for the band Babymetal. What does his team do for the music? Help with musical compositions? Give advice? Give them ideas? What is his ...
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Code on Japanese CDs

All my music CDs from Japan have a code printed on the back (and sometimes also on the disk or the booklet). It seems to start with capitalized letters and to end with numerals. For example, my ...