Several K-Pop artists have become wildly popular in Japan, especially those that have taken the time to learn the language and create songs that are sung in Japanese. A few of these artists have even had the chance to sing theme songs and OSTs for animes! While there aren’t a lot of K-Pop idols that have sung for these animated shows, these 14 songs are iconic for both anime and K-Pop fans alike.
1. “Every Heart” by BoA
This talented solo artist lent her voice for the 4th ending song of Inu Yasha.
2. “In My Head” by CNBlue
This song was used for the ending theme of Supernatural.
3. “Comet” by Younha
This was used as the 3rd ending song for Bleach!
4. “Baby U!” by MBLAQ
This song was used for the anime Beelzebub for their 4th opening song.
5. “Share the World” by TVXQ
This epic hit was used as the 11th opening theme song for One Piece.
6. “Asu Wa Kuru Kara” by TVXQ
TVXQ once more sang for an anime, this time for One Piece‘s 17th ending.
7. “Masayume Chasing” by BoA
Like several other artists on this list, BoA’s music was used for more than one anime, with this song used for the 15th opening of Fairy Tail!
8. “Brand New Days” by Apink
This was the opening theme song for the anime Rilu Rilu Fairilu!
9. “Hakanaku Tsuyoku” by Younha
This singer once again used her voice for anime, this time for Kiba‘s 2nd opening theme song.
10. “Twinkle Twinkle” by Secret
This song was used for the anime Naruto Shippuden: Rock Lee Go as the 1st ending theme song!
11. “Take Off” by 2PM
This hype song was used as the 1st ending theme song for Ao No Exocist.
12. “Neverland” by F.T. Island
This group’s song was used for Ozuma as the opening theme song!
13. “Te Wo Tsunaide” by Younha
Once more, Younha starred in the theme song for an anime, this time as the ending theme of Jyu Oh Sei.
14. “Eternalism” by OH MY GIRL
This song was used as an OST for the anime Kekkai Sensen and Beyond.