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8 Of The Best Japanese Songs From K-Pop Artists

You get the best of both languages.

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Often times, K-Pop artists will debut in other countries, usually Japan and China.

Sometimes they get completely new songs, while other times they just change the language of one of their hits.

Pic: Twice's Japanese debut showcase.

1. Whistle - BLACKPINK

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While they have yet to officially make their debut in Japan (August 30th), we were able to get the Japanese version of Whistle a month early! With English raps from Jennie and Lisa, you can't go wrong.

You can also view the Japanese version of Boombayah here.

2. TT - Twice

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Twice made their Japan debut on June 28, 2017 with a mini album full of Japanese versions of their hits (Signal, Knock Knock, Cheer Up, Like Ooh-Ahh, and TT). The girls brought in 15,000+ fans for their debut showcase!

3. Blood, Sweat, & Tears - BTS

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BTS debuted in Japan 3 years ago, but they're still dominating the charts there (along with the rest of the world.) The Japanese version of "Blood, Sweat, & Tears" is just as beautiful as the original.

4. Ka Ching - EXO CBX

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The EXO sub-unit (consisting of Chen, Baekhyun, and Xiumin) made their debut in Japan on May 24, 2017 with the EP "Girls" that had 6 songs +1 bonus song. The lead single, "Ka Ching", was released on May 1 with a short music video.

5. Paparazzi - Girls' Generation

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The Nation's Girl Group made their debut in Japan in June 2011. Our favorite Japanese song of their's is "Paparazzi" from their 2012 album, "Girls & Peace."

6. Mini Skirt - AOA

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AOA debuted in Japan on October 14, 2015, where we got this amazing version of "Mini Skirt." The girls have since released a second Japanese album ("Runway") and we hope we see more from them!

7. Hot Summer - f(x)

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f(x) debuted in Japan on July 22, 2015 with a single album featuring "Pinocchio" and "Hot Summer." Just a month later, Sulli announced she was leaving the group, making this one of their final releases as a 5-member group.

8. Nobody - Wonder Girls

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Wonder Girls made their Japanese debut on July 25, 2012 with "Nobody", one of their biggest hits. The group disbanded recently this past January, but watching this video helps fill the Wonder Girls sized hole in our hearts (but only a little).

As much as we wish we could put every single song here, we decided to keep it short and simple.

We hope you enjoyed these amazing songs!

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