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dia “Softly-Softly”

THE BEATNIKS

J-MELO opening theme from October 2017

THE BEATNIKS (Yukihiro Takahashi & Keiichi Suzuki) wrote this song with the hope that it will reach the hearts of many people throughout the world.

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dia “Invisible Lovers feat. IA”

TeddyLoid

J-MELO closing theme from September 2017

Globetrotting DJ TeddyLoid created this track with the virtual artist IA.

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dia “Treasure Hunt”

Tomoyasu Hotei

J-MELO opening theme from April to September 2017

In this song, Tomoyasu Hotei imagines music as a "journey of sound" from Japan to the world, envisioning an exotic and dynamic tale like the Travels of Marco Polo in Asia.

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dia “Picasso”

WEDNESDAY CAMPANELLA

J-MELO closing theme from April to August 2017

We asked viewers around the world, "What words would you use if you wanted to ask someone out on a date?" This song was written based on those responses.

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dia “Uta Ni Michitarita Sekai”
(A World with Plenty of Songs)

with BEGIN

J-MELO closing theme from August to December 2016

We asked viewers around the world what they think is great about Japan. Their answers inspired the Okinawan trio BEGIN to create this track with the Brazilian musician Osvaldinho.

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dia “Have Dreams!”

Tetsuya Komuro x Tsunku♂ feat. May J.

Music: Tetsuya Komuro   Lyrics: Tsunku♂

Music: Tetsuya Komuro
Lyrics: Tsunku♂

J-MELO opening theme from April 2016

Superproducers Tetsuya Komuro and Tsunku♂ broke new ground by creating this track together. May J. sings the vocals.

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dia “halo-halo”

with LiSA

J-MELO closing theme from April to July 2016

LiSA asked viewers for words and phrases that she could shout to get fans pumped at live shows. Those words and phrases inspired her to write the lyrics for this track.

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dia “One and Only”

with Morning Musume。'15

J-MELO opening theme from October 2015 to March 2016.

We asked viewers around the world what kind of song they'd love to hear from Morning Musume。'15. Their answers inspired the group’s producer, Tsunku♂, to write this all-English track.

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dia “World Symphony”

with Flow

J-MELO closing theme from August to December 2015

Viewers around the world created manga characters representing their home countries. Those characters inspired FLOW to create this track.

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dia “window”

with tofubeats

J-MELO closing theme from April to July 2015

tofubeats created this track to give a sense of a musical window that’s open to the world.

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dia “ZERO”

with VAMPS

J-MELO opening theme from April to September 2015

The guys in VAMPS based this song on an idea they wanted to share with the world: "Zero can be the start of something or the end. Which you choose is up to you.

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dia “Inori Uta -Totoganashi-”

with Minami Kizuki

J-MELO closing theme from December 2014 to March 2015

People in 30 countries shared their ideas and feelings about peace. Their messages inspired Minami Kizuki to write this song in her native Amami dialect.

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dia “Your song”

with SCANDAL

J-MELO closing theme from June to November 2014

We asked viewers what words and phrases are most special to them. Their answers inspired the all-girl rock band SCANDAL to create this song.

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dia “Kansho Architecture”

with GUMI

J-MELO closing theme from February to May 2014

We asked viewers around the world what had recently made them most happy. The vocaloid GUMI recorded this song with inspiration from their answers.

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dia “What is LOVE?”

with Morning Musume。’14

J-MELO closing theme from October 2013 to January 2014
J-MELO opening theme from April 2014 to March 2015

Morning Musume。'14 producer Tsunku♂ asked: “What is love?” Viewers sent him answers from more than 60 countries. And those answers inspired him to create this song.

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dia “Waon* with IroKokoro Project”

a collaboration with Yun*chi

J-MELO closing theme from July to September 2013

People in more than 40 countries sent us their favorite Japanese words. Yun*chi used those words to write the lyrics. And the multinational girls of IroKokoro Project helped her record the chorus.

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dia “Affection”

with Alice Nine

J-MELO closing theme from April to June 2013

Alice Nine created this number with inspiration from messages they received from viewers around the world.

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dia “The Apprentice”

with MONKEY MAJIK

J-MELO closing theme from January to March 2013

MONKEY MAJIK created this number with inspiration from messages they received from viewers around the world.

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dia “Anywhere”

with Kylee

J-MELO closing theme from October to December 2012

Kylee wrote this number with inspiration from messages that viewers sent for loved ones who are far away.

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dia “ReVIVE”

with Kazumi Watanabe and Yasuaki Shimizu

J-MELO closing theme from July to September 2012

This piece by guitarist Kazumi Watanabe and saxophonist Yasuaki Shimizu features the chime of a bell that symbolizes the recovery of the tsunami-devastated Japanese city of Kamaishi.

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dia “Mr. Miyagi”

with Zeebra

J-MELO closing theme from April to June 2012

Japanese hip-hop star Zeebra’s inspiration for this track was Mr. Miyagi, the martial-arts master in the movie “The Karate Kid”.

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dia “ARIGATO to the world”

with coba

J-MELO closing theme from January to March 2012

This piece by world-famous accordionist coba features viewers around the world saying “thank you” in their own languages and the choir of an elementary school in the tsunami-devastated Japanese town of Yamamoto.

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dia  J-MELO New Band Project

with LUNA (Ai Takekawa)

If you love music and manga , join the band

LUNA (the alter ego of singer-songwriter Ai Takekawa) invited viewers around the world to form a band with her. With the lineup ...

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dia “Koyoi Tsuki No Shita De featuring Hiromitsu Agatsuma”

with MAY'S

Played as the J-MELO ending theme from October to December 2011

Features viewers around the world saying "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" in their local languages.

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dia“The Lifelines”

with The Lifelines

Played as J-MELO opening theme from October 2011 to March 2014.

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dia “Mirai No Hitomi Wo Hiraku Toki”

with Yui Makino

Played as the J-MELO ending theme from July to September 2011

Features lyrics about the people and things that viewers treasure.

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dia “Terminal”

with JAY'ED

Played as the J-MELO ending theme from April to June 2011

Features viewers around the world saying "I love you!" in their local languages.

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dia “Colors”

with May J.

Played as the J-MELO opening theme from April to September 2011

Features viewers around the world saying "Thank you!" in their local languages.

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