Japan National Anthem English Translation


Japan

Kimigayo

(His Majesty’s Reign)

Latin Transliteration

Kimi gayo wa

Chiyo ni yachiyo ni

Sazare ishi no

Iwao to nari te

Koke no musu made

English:

Thousands of years of happy reign be thine;

Rule on, my lord, till what are pebbles now

By age united to mighty rocks shall grow

Who’s venerable sides the moss doth line.