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Billboard Japan Hot100 Charts (18 MAY 2022) – New songs only edition - Japan music charts

The Billboard Japan Hot 100 is a music chart that ranks the best-selling songs in Japan. It is published by Billboard magazine, and a new chart is compiled and published every Thursday. The chart is based on sales of physical singles and digital downloads. These doesn’t mean music outside of Japan stays out of Japan Billboard, very much the opposite.

However, I only focus on Japan’s artists and songs, even If I enjoy S-Korean music from artists like Ailee and Song Ji Eun. Maybe in the Future who knows!

The Billboard Japan Hot 100 was first published on October 26, 1996. The first number one song was "Too Much Heaven" by Bee Gees. As of July 20, 2019, the most successful artist on the chart is AKB48, with 45 number-one singles.

This week, the Japan Billboard has brought us 11 new Japan songs to the charts. I read the letter on the website of BMSG and decided that these songs deserve as much recognition as any others on the Japan music charts. It's not a competition or about making money, but rather about artistic freedom and awareness for a healthy music industry.

Because Japanese Music is not only Jpop, but it also has all kind of genres.

2nd position

M87 ( M八七) Kenshi YONEZU( 米津玄師)

It was Kenshi Yonezu's "M 87" who rushed to pursue "Mixed Nuts". The digital ban was lifted on May 13, and even though the number of measurement days was three, it marked 35,004 Downloads and ranked first in the download index. In other indicators, it has scored high points such as Twitter 4th and video 9th, and the synergistic effect with the theme song "Shin Ultraman" released on the same day has achieved excellent results.

Born March 10, 1991, in Tokushima Prefecture, also known as Hachi in many released works.

From 2009, he started posting original songs to Nico Nico Douga and released works such as "Matryoshka", "Panda Hero", and "Yuinde Kaiite Rasetsu Toku". In the VOCALOID scene, he has an outstanding track record of opening a presence with addictive rock sound and attracting attention from all over the world, In addition, he also worked on illustrations and videos himself, and released two albums "Hanataba to Suisou" and "OFFICIAL ORANGE" in 2010.

Official website



3rd position

Love / magic (愛・魔性) – Angerme ( アンジュルム)

Angerme's "Ai / Maji", the lead song of the first single after joining a new member, sold 84,442 copies, became the single's 1st place, but the download was 10th and the lookup was 12th.


Akari Takeuchi ; Kawamura Ayano ; Rikako Sasaki ; Kamikokuryo Moe ; Layla Ise ; Rin Hashisako ; Rin Kawana ; Shion Tamenaga ; Wakana Matsumoto ; Hirayama Yuuki

Formed in April 2009 from the trainee members of the Hello! Project (then "Hello Pro Egg"). The group name is a coined word that combines smile and age (generation), "smileage". After working as an indie musician, he made his major debut in May 2010 with "Yume Miru 15 years old" and won the "52nd Japan Record Award" Best New Artist Award in the same year. October 2014 Announced the addition of members for the 3rd term and the change of group name, and became "ANGERME". "A coined word that combines French ange (angel) and larme (tears)" "Let's shed various tears together with a gentle heart like an angel." In addition to artist activities, he is challenging a wide range of genres such as stage, variety shows, and magazine models. He has appeared in "ROCK IN JAPAN FES." For 3 consecutive years and in "rockin'on presents COUNTDOWN JAPAN" for 2 consecutive years! The first artist's book "Angerumuk" is also a hot group with many sold out stores!

19th position

My first love is crying (初恋が泣いている) Aimyon (あいみょん)

Aimyon is a singer and songwriter from Hyogo Prefecture. She made her Debud in 2016 with the Single “I was alive”. This year, she appeared on NHK General TV "18 Festival", which co-stars with 1000 18-year-old generations, and the song "Futaba" born here will be released on March 24th. This month, April, she will begin her so far largest tour with 28 performances in 14 cities nationwide.

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39th Position

Friend ~ From now on ...( 友よ〜この先もずっと…) - Ketsumeishi (ケツメイシ)

51st Position

Walk It Like I Talk It - JO1

The eleven-member Japanese boy group formed by the top contestants of the programme Produce 101 Japan, owned by LAPONE ENTERTAINMENT.

Their first single, 'PROTOSTAR', was released on March 4th, 2020.

LAPONE Entertainment (LAPONEエンタテインメント) is a Japanese entertainment company. It was founded on May 29, 2019, as a joint venture between the South Korean company CJ E&M and the Japanese company Yoshimoto Kogyo.

The company currently manages the Japanese boy groups JO1 and INI.

The MTV VMA Japan awarded J01 the "star on the rise" award in 2020.


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57th Position

LiE LiE LiE - BiSH

BiSH is a punk band without musical instruments. The group was formed in March 2015 by Aina The End, Cent Chihiro Chitti, Momoko Gumi Company, Hashiyasume Atsuko, Lingling, and Ayuni D. Their indie debut happened in May of the same year, and they had their major debut through avex trax in May 2016.

Since then, they have released tracks like Orchestra, Promise the Star, My landscape, stereo future and more. They’ve performed solo concerts at YOKOHAMA ARENA and Makuhari Messe and making numerous appearances at rock festivals.

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64th Position

Brand New Music - SUPER★DRAGON

Formed on September 27, 2015. A 9-member mixture unit born from the young actor group "EBiDAN" handled by Stardust Promotion. Known as "Spadora".

New mixture-style songs that combine heavy rock with rap and dance, and members' human beatboxes, nine formation dances that change rapidly, and choreography that makes you want to dance together in a catchy way.

72nd Position

Harenchi ( ハレンチ)- Chanmina(ちゃんみな)

Chanmina (ちゃんみな), is a South Korean Japanese rapper and pop musician. She debuted in 2016 independently, before releasing her major label debut album Miseinen in 2017.

Her first major label debut single "Fxxker" was released in 2017, followed by her debut album Miseinen (2017).[3][5] In the same year, Chanmina released the extended play Chocolate, which was recorded in Los Angeles.[5] The following year, Chanmina switched labels to Warner Music Japan.[2] The title song from her second album Never Grow Up was used as the theme song for the Japanese drama Jigoku no Girlfriend and became a sleeper hit, reaching over 10 million views on YouTube eight months after the song's release, and receiving a gold certification for streaming from the RIAJ.[6][7]

In September 2021, Chanmina's song "I'm a Pop" was featured in the Netflix film Kate,[8] leading the song to chart in the United States on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart.[9] Chanmina released her third studio album, Harenchi in October, featuring "Voice Memo No. 5", "Picky", "Angel" and "Bijin"; songs she had released as singles or as leading tracks from extended plays in 2020 and 2021.[10]

It was announced in a video by All-Nippon News Network on January 14, 2022, that Chanmina will debut in South Korea in summer 2022.

75th Position

See you soon.( じゃあね、またね。) - Riria. (りりあ。)

79th Position

Wow(うぉ) - Yuuri (優里)

95th Position

Words of love(愛言葉) - Tani Yuuki

Tani Yuuki (November 9, 1998-) is a Japanese singer - songwriter and musician.The reason he started music was the acoustic guitar that his grandfather gave him when he was in the second year of junior high school. Since 2020, he has been using Youtube and Tiktok to share his music with the world.

So far Tanu Yuuki released 9 singles, this music belongs to the 5th single. And last year he released 1st full album “memories”.

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