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MY MEMORIAL SONG
Everybody has at least one memorial song,doesn't it? Happy memories, lonely memories, sweet memories etc... Please talk about your memorial song and its episode.(1 song or Album should be fine. All Genre is OK.Japanese Music, Anime song, Western Music etc..) Contribution your memorial song
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ARTIST: Sakai Noriko TITLE: Ureshi Namida
|Well, it was long time ago, in 1992. I was sarting to be a fan of Katsura Masakazu sensei's manga named Video Girl AI. When I discovered that it was an anime version I got it the fast way I could it and then I heard that song (opening theme) and the melody and voice really shocked me. It was a beautiful song for a good anime. Nice memories :)|
ARTIST: CHECKERS TITLE: I LOVE YOU SAYONARA
|We had a Japanese homestay student come from Japan, and she introduced us to Japanese pop music. This is one of the first songs I heard. It always brings me back to those days, and the great times we had. I wonder how our student is these days, and whether she remembers those times too.|
ARTIST: SILK TITLE: STOP MOTION
|I went to stay with some friends of mine in Japan. Me and my friend went out to a bar one night ,her husband stayed home as he didn't want to go.When we came home,there was this great song on and I asked him "what is that song?" . He told me "it's STOP MOTION by SILK". He gave me the CD, I brought it home with me and burned it using my computer then post it back to him. It is a great song,and when I listen to it (a lot!) I think of my wonderful holiday to Japan.*The picture is CD Album "Face"which includes "STOP MOTION".|
ARTIST: CoCo TITLE: sasayakana yuwaku
|When it was my birthday last year, my friends all came to my house and we did karaoke because they wanted to do something Japanese ^_^. When it was my turn I did this song,and everybody clapped and cheered because they said I was very good at singing in a language I've only been learning for a year!! It was also my first time to do karaoke and so it will remain special to me always .|
ARTIST: CHAGE & ASKA TITLE: SAY YES
WRITER: Mr.Jason Tsai(MALE/age:25-29/Singapore)
|This was the first song that i listened to 12 years ago. At that time there's 101 proposal series on air. Although this is not my favourite song. But without this song, i will not have listen to C&A songs till now.. (I'm listen to C&A songs right now while i'm writitng this) my favourite songs is "PRIDE","TREE" and "On your Mark"|
ARTIST: Iijima Mari TITLE: Yumeiro no Spoon
|This song is really wonderful.I listened it when I cried or I was so sad and it made me smile again.|
ARTIST: Oda Tetsuro TITLE: Itsumademo Kawaranu Ai o
WRITER: Mr.GATERRADE: (MALE/age:30-35/JAPAN)
|I made first girl friend when I was 14 years old. Our relation ship wasn't very deep. What we did was only going home together from school, going to see movies etc... On Christmas day in that year, she was very busy as she was going to cramming school.(she was a smart girl) so I asked her to make a short time for tea and I gave her this song's music box. When I listen to this song, all sweet naive memories flash back.|
ARTIST: Shonen tai TITLE: Kamen Butokai
|This is the first CD I bought. Actually I didn't want to buy this CD, it could be any CD.(as it was a term changing RECORD to CD). But I didn't have a CD player so I had to wait another half year to play this CD till my parents bought it. So I don't have much memory about this song but I always sing this song when I go to Karaoke.(with dancing)|
ARTIST: Asada Yusuke TITLE: Peace sigh in my pocket
|I heard this song from radio first but didn't know who it was. After that I found out that is Asada Yusuke however couldn't find CD. Eventually I found CD after 4 & half years since I heard this song first. *The picture is CD Album "Cinnamon-French-Toast" which includes "Peace sigh in my pocket".|
ARTIST:BEGIN TITLE: Miagete goran yoru no hoshi o
WRITER: Ms.kael(FEMALE/age:20-24/country unknown)
|This is my favourite cover of Sakamoto Kyuu's classic, used as the anime Twin Spica ending song. In the anime, this is the favourite song of an astronaut and his girlfriend. A tragic accident kills him, and years after he dies, his ghost watches her get married to another man. He plays this song on his harmonica as he thinks back to when he was still alive and in love with her... T_T *the picture is an Album of "Twin Spica OST" which contains "Miagete goran yoru no hoshi o".|
ARTIST: Yamazaki Masayoshi TITLE: One more time, One more chance.
WRITER: Mr.Lonely Wolf(MALE/age:30-34/JAPAN)
|About 4 years ago my girl friend dropped me and I couldn't move to next love. At that time I met this song.This song's lyric is very similar to the situation I was in. I listened this song many times and remembered about her for whole. However I made a new girl friend this year. Hopefully I won't lose this love.|
ARTIST:ARASHI TITLE: HORIZON
|I was belong to volley ball club and we could move into final of the qualifier for national convention. This song was an image song of this convention. Every time I listen to this song, I remember chagrin and sense of nostalgia.|
|My memorial album is SPITZ's album "hachimitsu". I got a 1st girl friend in my life(when I was 19) and we went out for driving for our 1st date. Before the date I read a kind of date magazine and searched this album. Since that this album became our favorite album for driving.|
ARTIST:OFF COURSE TITLE:SAYONARA
|In 1982 I was going out with a pretty girlfriend. Both of us liked OFF COURSE we often listen to their song when she spent time in my room. One day I got dropped by her. I was so depressed and went to my friend's house with whiskey. I talked about my girlfriend how much I love her. Suddenly he played OFF COURSE's record. I couldn't stop crying. I got married 12 years ago but I still remember that emotion when I hear OFF COURSE.|
ARTIST:Southern All Stars TITLE:Manatsu no Kajitsu
|As my husband asked me to go to their concert we started going out and got married. We're going to their concert every year even now!!|
Titale:Moeyo Dragon(movie) OST
|I fell in love with this movie straightly since I saw it first. I have collected most of Bruce Lee movie's video and DVD. Also I was belong to Karate club in University,|
ARTIST:THE TRABURYU TITLE:ROAD
|When I was a high school student, my best friend died by car accident. I met her day before the accident but now she's not alive. I couldn't accept that fact for about a month. Then I heard this song from TV and couldn't stop crying. *The picture is an album "ROAD-document-" which included "ROAD".|
ARTIST:CHECKERS TITLE:FRIENDS & DREAM
|When I was a Jr.high school student, I often went to Karaoke with my friend K. K loved The CHECKERS so much and he mostly sang their songs. It's unbelievable that 2 boys go to Karaoke without any alcohol and chicks and sing for 3,4 hours when I imagine abut it now. This song was his favorite song he always sang this at the end. After we graduated jr.high school I decided to go to high school in other prefecture so we went to karaoke again for our little good-bye. In this song, there is a part goes "we could never change", this part was fit with our situation at that time so we cried and sang together.|
ARTIST:BOOWY TITLE:Kisetsu ga kimi dake o kaeru
|This is their last single released on Xmas eve in 1987 just before they announced they'll be breakup. This is also the last song of the album "PSYCHOPATH". BOOWY was kind of my text book when I always stayed at my friend's house and played guitar in my childhood. I went to Tokyo to see their last concert without a ticket however I didn't know what's to do and went home....|
ARTIST:Bakufu Slump TITLE:RUNNER
|When I was a student, I was a cross country athlete. And I was thinking this song is my theme song so I was always singing this song in my mind when I was running.|
|I was living with my university mates 5 years ago for a year. That was only chance for us 3girls living together I think. At that time one of my friend always listened this song. We cooked together, we discuss abut love etc... That was very deep moment for my life. Every time when I hear this song, all good memory get back to my head.|
ARTIST:Yoshida Eisaku TITLE:ONE WAY TRIP
|I like him from many years ago. He left Japan to UAS for his dream to be succeed in over seas when he was the top talent in Japan and I loved that spirit. This song "One Way Trip" makes me feeling that I want to try for my dream even I have only one way ticket.|
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ARTIST:Kubota Toshinobu TITLE:MISSING
|When I was Jr.high school student, I always mimic some artists songs. This song was one of of my repertory. My friend told everyone about it therefore everyone asked me to mimic this song. After many years past, I met my old friend from Jr.high school at the bar, I was asked to mimic this song again. This song is very important song when I look back my childhood. *The picture is an album "THE BADDEST" which includes "MISSING".|
ARTIST:Okamura Yasuyuki TITLE:SUPER GIRL
|I'm a big fan of Anime "CITY HUNTER". I was recording whole story of TV series when I was primary school student. This song is the Ending theme of "CITY HUNTER 2". At that time I didn't know the artist Okamura Takayuki but I found a CD of him when I went to my friend house and recognized "Oh, he is a singer of CITY HUNTER!! After was I became a big fan of Yasuyuki. Now I have most of items he released.|
ARTIST:Watanabe Misato TITLE:Natsu ga kita!
|I went to America to study after graduate Jr.high school. When I left Japan to US, about 15 friends came to the Bull train station to see me off. Then one of friends gave me a cassette tape that she recorded several songs for me. This song "Natsu ga kita!" was included in this tape.I was listening to the tape in the airplane to go to US and cried. Even after I started to live in US, this tape helped me often when I became lonely.It made me feeling I'm not alone.|
ARTIST:Iwasaki Hiromi TITLE:Purple Blue Tears(Sumireiro no Namida)
|my most memorable song is hiromi hamasaki is purple blue tears.|
ARTIST:Masked Rider Black RX TITLE:Somebody Loves You
|"Someone Loves You" in the Kamen Rider Black RX. "Long Long ago, 20th Century" in the Kamen Rider Black I saw the episodes on TV when I was 7~8years old, that was a important tokusatsu in my life.|
ARTIST:Kohiruimaki Kahoru etc... TITLE:Ai yo kienaide etc...
|1. City Hunter
-Ai yo kienaide- by Kohiruimaki Kahoru for the anime "City Hunter"
2. Kanashimi yo konichiwa by Saito Yuki for the anime "Maison ikkoku"
3. GLASS no Kiss by Himenogi Rika for the anime "Maison ikkoku"
4. PLATONIC tsurameite by Sakagami Kaori for the anime "Ranma 1/2"
5. Mou nakanaide by Senou Azusa for the anime "Ranma 1/2"
6. Blue Velvet by Kudo Shizuka for the anime "Dragon Ball GT"
7. DAN DAN kokoro hikareteku by FIELD OF VIEW for the anime "Dragon Ball GT"
8. Touch by Iwasaki Yoshimi for the anime "Touch"
9. Owarinai yume by Aikawa Nanase for the anime "Inuyasha"
10. Eternal Wind by Moriguchi Hiroko for the anime "Gundam F91"
*picture is "Ai yo tomenaide" by Kohiruimaki Kahoru.
ARTIST:Saito Yuki TITLE:MAY
|It will bring me back to my school years.|
ARTIST:MALICE MIZER TITLE:Saikai no Chi to bara
|My first Malice Mizer song was Saikai no Chi to Bara. I heard it at the suggestion of a friend and fell in love with it instantly. It is still one of my favorite songs.|
ARTIST:Chodenshi Bioman TITLE:Chodenshi Bioman
ARTIST:Sailor Moon TITLE:Moonlight Densetsu
|My two memorial songs are "Choudenshi Bioman", the opening theme to the sentai Bioman by Takayuki Miyauchi and the original Sailor Moon theme song "Moonlight Densetsu" by DALI. These are my memorial songs because these are the songs that got me hooked onto the sentai series and the Sailor Moon anime when I was a kid. And it is those songs that got me rehooked now 12 years later. Everytime I hear those songs, it makes me very nostalgic of my childhood. I can still visualize the opening credits to both shows when I hear them. When I heard those songs again, i said to myself "I so remember this song." The music just stood out to me so much that even after 10 years or so, i can still remember it.|
ARTIST:Sakai Noriko TITLE:Active Heart
|Maybe my memorial (favorite) song was Noriko Sakai's "Active Heart" from the opening theme song of the anime "GUNBUSTER'. It's because of that song which opened the door for me into liking Idol music.*This picture is an album"LOVELY TIMES" which contains "Active Heart".|
ARTIST:Fukunaga Satomi TITLE:Kaze no Invitation
|One of my favourite songs is "Kaze no Invitation" by Fukunaga Satomi. It was one of the first singles I bought in Tokyo. A fun song. Reminds me of Tokyo every time I hear it. Also "Fuyu no Opera Glass" by Nitta Eri, "Cecile" by Asaka Yui and "Hazkashii Sugite" by Nanno. Reminds me of old girlfriends in Japan.|
ARTIST:ribbon TITLE:Stay with me
|When I think of my ex-girlfriend I think of "Stay with me" by Ribbon. Maybe I should just find a nice Japanese girlfriend. ;)|
ARTIST:Harada Tomoyo TITLE:Time Travelling Girl
|And the other one is Harada Tomoyo's "Time Travelling Girl(Toki o kakeru Shojo)", the reason is simple, this is the first Japanese song I heard (hehe).|
ARTIST:Kashiwabara Yoshie TITLE:Saiai
|There are so many good Japanese songs in my memory, it's nearly impossible to count them, but well, here are two: Kashiwabara Yoshie's "SaiAi" because the beautiful melody and lyrics did touch my heart, and of course, Yoshie's wonderfulexperssion. Because of this song, I know the Japanese idol can also sing.|
ARTIST:Nakajima Miyuki TITLE:Asai Nemuri
|I think about this question for a long time.My lovely memorial song is sing by " Nakajima Miyuki "- Asai Nemuri. It's the theme song of the drama "Shinainaru mono e".|
ARTIST:MALICE MIZER TITLE:Hakai no hate
|Malice Mizer - Hakai no hate. This is the song that originally got me into japanese music. from then, it spread to janne da arc, l'arc en diel, dir en grey, and then all sorts of bands and idol singers.|
ARTIST:FINAL FANTASY 10(Game) TITLE:Suteki dane
|'Suteki da ne' is my memorial song, because a year and a half ago, we went to Egypt. I had this song on my MP3 player, so I listened to it almost constantly in the evenings for half the trip. Then my memory card got wiped and I didn't have it after the flight from Luxor to Cairo. But everytime I hear it, I remember when we were at Abu Simbel at sunrise waiting for the temples to be opened.*The singer of this song is "RIKKI".|
ARTIST:MALICE MIZER TITLE:Beast of Blood
|Beast of Blood of Malice Mizer was the first song i've heard from this band! so it always make me nostalgic thinking about the day i started to listen to their music and became a fan!|
ARTIST:Soul Flower Union TITLE:Mangetsu no Yube
|Mangetsu No Yube is powerful and poignant and probably the best Japanese song of the 1990s. It was written by Takashi Nakagawa of the group Soul Flower Union and Hiroshi Yamaguchi of Heat Wave , for the victims of the 1995 Kobe earthquake , and recorded by them as well as Takashi Hirayasu.*This picture is an album"ELECTRO AGYL POP" which contains "Mangetsu no Yube".|
ARTIST:Iha Chieko TITLE:Shimajima kaisha
|Shimajima Kaisha by Chieko Iha & Four Sisters is another song close to my heart because I live on an island (although a very big island it is).*This picture is an V.A album"Rough Guide to the Music of Okinawa" which contains "Shimajima kaisha" of iha Chieko & Four Sisters.|
ARTIST:Matsu Takako TITLE:White Reply
|One song that has a special meaning for me is "White Reply" written and recorded by Yoshio Akeboshi and also recorded by Takako (Fujima) Matsu. It was through a J-Pop music BBS discussing this song that I met my friend Cornelia.*This picture is an album"harvest songs" which contains "White Reply".|
ARTIST:Chojiku Yosai Macross TITLE:Soundtracks
|The Macross soundtracks are my memorial songs. I was about 13 when I fell in love with Macross, and it made me want to become an artist, director, musician, and writer. Now, I'm doing all of those things professionally, and it all started with Macross.|
ARTIST:Tamura Eriko TITLE:Locomotion Dream
|I think the song that moves me the most making me remember the past is Eriko Tamura's Locomotion Dream, because I can tell you that even if I could not understand a word, I learnt by heart all the songs of Idol Densetsu Eriko series, and this is the one I liked the most when I was a girl of 10 and I saw the series on tv. The series were broadcast on 1989 in Japan, and one year later in Spain.|
ARTIST:UFO ROBO GRENDIZER TITLE:Tobe! Grendizer
|My memorial song it's Tobe! Grendizer (the mythical ISAO SASAKI from Ufo Robot Grendizer) it's the first original japanese anime song that I know.from that moment.I always sing in my mind (yuke yuke DUKE FLEED.tobe tobe GRENDIZER daichito umito aozorato tomoto chikatta konoheiwa mamori imokataku tachiagare.etc.)Ufo Robot Grendizer it's the first anime-robot-series that was appeared, here in Italy|
ARTIST:Sakai Noriko TITLE:Aoi Usagi
|I first heard this song approximately 10 yrs ago (can't remember the exact year) on local television. Channel 12 was airing an episode of the Jdrama 'Hoshi no Kinka'. I was immediately hooked. This song, Ms Sakai and the drama became the catalysts for my growing interest in Japanese pop culture.|
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