15 Best J-Pop Songs for the Summer
Summer's not quite over yet! Here are 15 sunny J-pop songs to get you pumped for the rest of the season.
Summer is almost over…almost. If you haven’t done anything summery yet, don’t worry – you still have time! Get yourself to the beach, in a swimsuit, or all ready for a long drive down the coast. Whatever floats your boat when it’s hot out, go and do that.
Here are 15 J-pop songs that should help you get in the mood for all that sun, sand and humidity. Make sure you have your sunscreen ready!
Note: The songs by Johnny’s Entertainment idols (Arashi, Kanjani8, NEWS) are under strict copyright and cannot be shared here, so these are the piano covers.
1. 夏祭り / Natsumatsuri (Summer Festival) / Whiteberry
2. 金魚花火 / Kingyo Hanabi (Goldfish Fireworks) / Ai Otsuka
3. ナツラブ / Natsu love (Summer Love) / Juliet
4. Summer Splash! / Arashi
5. Summer Dream / Tohoshinki
6. Summer Song / YUI
7. SUMMER TIME / NEWS
8. 涙そうそう / Namida sousou (Tears are Spilling) / Begin&Ryoko Moriyama and Rimi Natsukawa
9. 行けない太陽 / Ikenai Taiyou (Bad Sun) / Orange Range
10. 虹 / Niji (Rainbow) / AQUA TIMEZ
11. クラゲ / Kurage (Jellyfish) / Kanjani8
12. Yeah! めっちゃホリディー / Yeah! Meccha Holiday (Yeah! Super Holiday) / Aya Matsuura
13. 夏の思い出/Natsu no Omoide (Summer Memories) / ケツメイシ
14. プラネタリウム / Planetarium / Ai Otsuka
15. 3 SPLASH / Koda Kumi