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 new wave 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 uses a shorter version of MOON, mostly removing the intro.
- "AISYU-EURO" (哀愁ユーロ) translates to "sorrow euro".
- 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.
- MOON is Erika Mochizuki's first (and so far, the only) song where she has provided the vocals on the pop'n music series.
- 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 did not initially, but eventually received one (see below).
- MOON received a brand-new video in beatmania IIDX VISUAL EMOTIONS 5. This video was added to the arcade series in beatmania IIDX 14 GOLD, and was also carried over to beatmania IIDX 13 DistorteD CS.
- 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.
- MOON is unlockable in beatmania IIDX INFINITAS from January 4th, 2018, after purchasing its charts with BITs.
- MOON was added to pop'n music Lively on August 4th, 2021 as the August 2021 Monthly Bonus Song.
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||-||-|
|beatmania IIDX INFINITAS||-||5||9||10||-||5||10||-||-|
|beatmania IIDX ULTIMATE MOBILE||-||5||9||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|
|pop'n music Lively||-||27||39||46||-||-||-||-||-|