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Genre: japanese soundtrack

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Japanese soundtrack music is a genre that is characterized by its emotive and atmospheric compositions. It often features orchestral arrangements, electronic elements, and traditional Japanese instruments. The music is known for its ability to evoke strong emotions and enhance the visual storytelling of films, anime, and video games. The genre has produced many notable composers who have created iconic soundtracks that have become synonymous with Japanese pop culture.

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Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Japanese Soundtrack genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1960s 5
1965 2
1966 1
1967 2
1970s 46
1973 12
1974 8
1975 5
1978 21
1980s 199
1980 4
1982 4
1983 10
1984 25
1985 49
1986 36
1987 10
1988 25
1989 36
1990s 297
1990 20
1991 19
1992 21
1993 10
1994 5
1995 39
1996 44
1997 55
1998 26
1999 58
2000s 1041
2000 35
2001 96
2002 98
2003 92
2004 131
2005 103
2006 73
2007 51
2008 186
2009 176
2010s 2557
2010 69
2011 141
2012 146
2013 329
2014 257
2015 210
2016 392
2017 329
2018 312
2019 372
2020s 1966
2020 239
2021 494
2022 362
2023 710
2024 161
6111 releases

Popular japanese soundtrack Songs


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Most popular japanese soundtrack albums

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TV Anime "Attack on Titan" Original Soundtrack
2013
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Howl's Moving Castle Soundtrack
2004
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Inuyasha Original Soundtrack Album "Inuyasha Music Collection 3"
2003
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SILENT HILL2 (Original Soundtrack)
2001
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TVアニメ「僕のヒーローアカデミア」 2nd オリジナル・サウンドトラック
2017
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BERSERK Original Soundtrack
1997
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Belle (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [English Edition]
2022
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Godzilla Minus One (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
2023
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PACIFIC
1978
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Monster (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
2023
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TV Animation BLEACH Original Soundtrack 3
2008
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QUARTETⅢ 組曲「映像の世紀」
2021
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ひとつぶの海
1986
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OVA「Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Memory Snow」Memory Album
2018
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Whisper of the Heart Soundtrack
1995
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Chainsaw Man Original Soundtrack EP Vol.1 (Episode 1-3)
2022

japanese soundtrack music by decade

Explore japanese soundtrack history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

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List of japanese soundtrack artists

Here is a list of japanese soundtrack artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the japanese soundtrack genre. You can find out what japanese soundtrack genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 69 1231010
2 64 572762
3 62 175696
4 59 127470
5 54 103761
6 56 117860
7 55 174781
8 52 91220
9 40 123733
10 46 147041
11 46 65805
12 46 12495
13 43 19078
14 44 16902
15 44 13247
16 44 14516
17 61 965940
18 42 9207
19 41 50804
20 38 4770
21 56 160889
22 33 8954
23 33 10228
24 32 2595
25 29 2241
26 45 237833
27 43 3772
28 45 52765
29 20 7889
30 40 16661
31 41 5976
32 37 17489
33 33 5841
34 30 25397
35 30 40048
36 29 1763
37 26 2853
38 19 1042
39 18 2611
40 16 5347
41 13 4884
42 12 537
43 11 801
44 6 245
45 3 100
46 3 297
47 1 204

japanese soundtrack playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular japanese soundtrack music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.