“Kimigayo” is the National Anthem of Japan. Its lyrics are the oldest among the world’s national anthems, and with a length of 11 measures and 32 characters, “Kimigayo” is also one of the world’s shortest.
Below we have provided the National Anthem of Japan for the students regarding educational purpose.
National Anthem of Japan Information:
|Lyricist||waka poem, Heian period|
|Music||Yoshiisa Oku and Akimori Hayashi|
Japan National Anthem in Japanese:
Japan National Anthem in English:
May your reign
Continue for a thousand, eight thousand generations,
Until the tiny pebbles
Grow into massive boulders
Lush with moss