J-Pop music is the craze with young Japanese
and extends throughout other parts of Asia and even parts of
the United States and Europe. It is widely used in Japanese
films and television programs, notably Japanese animation.
Although this music is steep in traditional Japanese
and folk music, it borrows from music genres from other parts
of the world
and is given its own Japanese flavor.
It isn’t unlikely
to hear J-Pop music and think it’s
one of your favorite American songs. Some of the melody is
retained but the authentic Japanese music interspersed, as
well as the
Japanese language makes for an eclectic mix.
styled pop music also known as kayokyoku, came on the
scene in 1914 and was first heard in a re-enactment
Resurrection by Tolstoy sung by Matsui Samako. The song
catapulted and so did the genre.
During the 1950s with the
emergence of tango and Latin music, the Japanese delivered
their brand of tango music