10 BEST COVER OF SENBONZAKURA (Vocaloid Song)!


The song SENBONZAKURA composed by Kurousa-P is one of phenomenal songs either in Japan or overseas. Kurousa-P is a Vocalo-P -producer in Vocaloid- who wrote the song. This song was written and sung by Hatsune Miku from the Vocaloid itself and then became so popular among the Japanese Sub-cultures fans. Many of internet users uploaded their Senbonzakura cover on the internet with their own version of composition.


This is the 10 BEST SENBONZAKURA COVER (Extalia Version with no ranks)!

1. HATSUNE MIKU from VOCALOID

Of course, the first original was sung by Hatsune Miku. This version of Senbonzakura in Vocaloid version. The clothes wore by Miku in this Music Video aligned with the theme of Japanese War Time.


2. WAGAKKI BAND
One of the group who bring the song to the overseas is Wagakki Band. This band has 8 members which most of them are having vocaloid world background. They made a new arrangements of the song and cover it with the blend of traditional and modern instruments, creating a new genre of Japanese music. In addition, they were not only concentrating with the song, but they put their spirit to their costumes as well. All of the members are talented musicians, even, the Sakuhachi player can play the Senbonzakura with piece of a paper cup!

3. LINDSEY STIRLING

One of the renowned violin player, Lindsey Stirling also made a cover of Senbonzakura as surprise song for her fans during her Japan Concert. In her cover, we can hear the blend of western and eastern melodies. Besides brought with a full of energy, this song was given to Lindsey's unique violin melodies.


4. SENBONZAKURA PLAYED WITH PHONE

One of Nico Nico user in Japan uploaded his video playing Senbonzakura with his phone!


5. KYOUNOSUKE YOSHITATE feat WAGAKU

A group consists of talented Japanese traditional instruments known as Wagaku created a cover of Senbonzakura which played in Japanese traditional melodies of Koto, Shamisen, Sakuhachi, etc. The vocalist, Kyounosuke Yoshitate who has a unique enka voice brought the new version of the song along with Wagaku. This is the most authentic one.


6. ENGLISH VERSION BY LIZZ ROBINETT

This time is Senbonzakura covered by Lizz Robinett in English and Ballad melodies! What do you think?


7. PIANO COVER by Marasy

Marasy is one of Nico Nico artist. He has performed in Nico Nico stages few times including Nico Nico chokaigi. This cool talented pianist has covered so many vocaloid songs which most of them are having fast tempo, including Senbonzakura!


8. JAZZ VERSION by Tokyo Active NEETs

This group is quite renowned trough Nico Nico Douga, Active NEETs 【東京アクティブNEETs】. They covered so many vocaloid songs and rearranged them into a jazz melodies, including Senbonzakura! Check their amazing cover below!


9. ERHU Cover by YungAn

YungAn is an erchu player (Chinese tradutional version of violin) and is quite famous in youtube. He covered Senbonzakura which played with Erhu. We can feel the chinese melodies blended with japanese on it!

10. GUITAR & PIANO Accoustic Version by Suzuhana Yuuko, Asa, Hirosue Kei 

These three people have same background in Vocaloid and Nico Nico, played accoustic version of Senbonzakura live in a Japanese local TV Program in Ibaraki. I think the song is becoming a simple and easy listening one. What do you think?



So, that was the 10 Best Cover of Senbonzakura (Extalia Hobbies version)! Actually, there are many more cool cover of the song since this song is very very popular! If you have any free time, just surf it on the internet~!

Due to the popularity, Senbonzakura was performed as a Kabuki Performace where Hatsune Miku also took a role on it. Check the video out:

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