2024/06/13 16:16

2nd most popular Japanese songs of all from the IRWS(The International Red-White Singing Festival).


For 10 years of experience of holding Int'l Red-White Singing Festival(IRWS), we have made a ranking of popular Japanese songs among Non-japanese by considering all applicants and selected performers and the auditions choice of locals in Cebu and Bali where IRWS was held.

2nd most popular Japaese songs for Non-Japanese by IRWS


2nd Zankoku na Tenshi no Te-ze“The Cruel Angel's Thesis”

Probably most Non-Japanese who live in Japan know this song since the majority of them are anime lovers.


ENGLISH “The Cruel Angel's Thesis”


2nd  糸 

"People are connected by a thread of fate"
Miyuki Nakajima's masterpiece, which has been covered by 120 singers, is often sung at weddings and other occasions. This song, which became the theme of the blockbuster movie, is very popular among foreigners living in Japan.

日本語 "Ito" (Tapestry)

ENGLISH "Ito" (Tapestry) by Rebecca Butler Watanabe


2位   恋するフォーチュンクッキー / AKB48     Koi Suru Fortune Cookie

AKB48's hit song became a boom all over Japan such as universities, companies, and administrative organizations due to the great success of video promotion.
Sister groups are singing not only in Japan but also in Jakarta, Bangkok, Manila, Shanghai, and Taipei. Former members of MNL48 (Manila) also participated in IRWS.

日本語 AKB48




**Popular song for FINALE 


2st 世界で一つだけの花 

 "Sekai ni Hitotsu Dake no Hana" (The Only Flower in the World) 

3rd  Let it go  (MULTILINGUAL)


Most popular Japanese song in the Philippines 

Voltes V  is the record-making amine series and the theme song was sung by the many Philippines even though it was in Japanese. 

心の友 (Kokoro no Tomo) Friends in Your Heart

This song was a charity song composed by Itsuwa Mayumi, who encouraged Indonesian friends who suffered from Tsunami in 2004 which victimized over 160,000 lives.

This beautiful song has been sung by many Indonesian children since then.

Aio Sano is a Japanese songwriter whose Mother has devoted her life to supporting Nepalis in need.

She wrote a soulful song called "Shanti" to heal the earthquake victims in Nepal and send hundreds of Solar lanthanum​​​​​​.

Resham Firiri - Japanese Singer Aoi Sano