- 1 MOON
- 1.1 Song Information
- 1.2 Lyrics
- 1.3 Song Connections / Remixes
- 1.4 Trivia
- 1.5 Music Comment
- 1.6 Song Production Information
- 1.7 Video Production Information
- 1.8 Character Information
- 1.9 Difficulty & Notecounts
Artist: dj TAKA feat. Erika Mochizuki
Composition/Arrangement: dj TAKA
Lyrics/Vocals: Erika Mochizuki
Length: 1:59 (beatmania IIDX, pop'n music), 1:34 (DanceDanceRevolution)
Genre: AISYU-EURO (哀愁ユーロ)
pop'n music Character: YUKI 
pop'n CG design: CHIHI
Beat'n Groovy Character: SAKURA [BnG]
VJ: F-FLY (DistorteD), SEKIYAMA with DJ (GOLD→Present)
First Music Game Appearance: pop'n music 13 カーニバル
Other Music Game Appearances:
just a waiting for your call with smile at over rainy day side so lonely my heart is stay midnight but I can't forget memories It's slave of sadness oh baby is not here yer I wish your love again like a little girl a quick of fate over and over miss you where are we arrive? please tell me ever lasting love! shining shining moonlight flash my future tell me reality resounded with I love you I can't keep back tears I wanna arrive at once destination twinkle twinkle starlight looking for my many precious day remember promises you say you love me I wonder where you are? searchin' for happiness
just a waiting for your call with smile at over rainy day side so lonely my heart is stay midnight but I can't forget memories it's slave of sadness oh baby is not here yet I wish your love again like a little girl a quick of fate over and over miss you where are we arrive? please tell me ever lasting love! ※shining shining moonlight flash my future tell me reality resounded with I love you I can't keep back tears I wanna arrive at once destination twincle twincle starlight looking for my many precious day remember promisses you say you love me I wonder where you are? searchin' for happiness don't you know mistake under the stars I did't know either only the fate we knew 'it mistake becouse I love you forever but I don't say to you, stay with me far away to the way of that moon lonely little girl times goes by deeper and deeper fall you I wanna take you out baby you are only snine shining shining moon light looking my dream and my memories nobody knows star light line so tell me destiny I wanna feel you once again future to shine twincle twincle starlight with you tonight take me happiness I can not it forget you, it cross the moon night I love you forever I trust your trust, so my desire the shouting star light to darkness into the sky I can't take it love bright all for you kiss and smile again I love you feeling twinkle twinkle destiny all mistery romance waiting shamble blow the moon ※ repeat
Song Connections / Remixes
- A remix of MOON by AKIRA YAMAOKA, titled MOON -Sun Mix-, can be found on dj TAKA's first album, milestone.
- A long version of MOON, titled MOON -EXTENDED-, can be found on the pop'n music request best! album. This long version was arranged by TSU-NA (MUSELINKS).
- The DanceDanceRevolution series use a shorter version of MOON, mostly removing the intro.
- "AISYU-EURO" (哀愁ユーロ) translates to "sorrow euro".
- MOON received a new video in beatmania IIDX 14 GOLD.
- MOON is Erika Mochizuki's first (and so far, the only) song where she has provided the vocals on the pop'n music series.
- In the DanceDanceRevolution series, MOON's artist was changed to dj TAKA feat. Erika.
- MOON's BEGINNER and Single BASIC charts have the exact same stepcount, except that the Single BASIC chart has Freeze Arrows.
- MOON appears as DLC for both the American and Japanese versions of pop'n music (Wii), in the Euro and 超上級エクストリームセット packs respectively.
- In the American version of pop'n music (Wii), MOON's title and artist were capitalized as Moon and Dj Taka feat. Erika Mochizuchi respectively.
- According to dj TAKA, MOON was made late into production of pop'n music 13 カーニバル, when wac asked him to make a song for the game. TAKA made MOON over the course of a month.
- wac also wanted MOON to have a video when if it ever came to beatmania IIDX. It didn't initially, but eventually received one (see above).
- MOON marks the first time YUKI has received a new sprite/animations since HONEまでートトゥナイト in pop'n music 4.
Song Production Information
Video Production Information
Difficulty & Notecounts
Beat'n Groovy difficulty rated from 1 to 8.
beatmania IIDX difficulty rated from 1 to 12.
DanceDanceRevolution difficulty rated from 1 to 10 from DDRMAX2 to SuperNOVA2, and 1 to 20 from X onwards.
pop'n music difficulty rated from 1 to 43 through pop'n music 20 fantasia, and 1 to 50 from Sunny Park onwards. (Ratings and notecounts obtained from Pop'n Music Fever and BEMANIWiki 2nd.)
|Game||SP Difficulty||DP Difficulty|
|beatmania IIDX 13 DistorteD||3||5||9||10||5||10||—|
|beatmania IIDX 14 GOLD→Present||—||5||9||10||5||10||—|
|beatmania IIDX 13 DistorteD CS||2||5||9||10||5||10||—|
|Notecounts / Freeze Arrows / Shock Arrows||100 / 0||100 / 10||240 / 6||315 / 7||- / - / -||104 / 8||247 / 3||330 / 3||- / - / -|
|DanceDanceRevolution / Dancing Stage SuperNOVA CS||1||3||5||7||—||3||6||8||—|
|5-Buttons||Normal||Hyper||EX||Normal||Hyper||5B Hyper||7 Button||7B Hyper|
|pop'n music 13 カーニバル→17 THE MOVIE||12||23||33||39||20||31||-||-||-|
|pop'n music 18 せんごく列伝→20 fantasia||12||↓22||33||↑40||20||31||-||-||-|
|pop'n music Sunny Park→Present||-||↓27||39||46||20||31||-||-||-|
|pop'n music 13 カーニバル CS||12||23||33||39||20||31||-||-||-|
|pop'n music portable 2 DLC||12||22||33||40||-||-||22||19||30|