Japanese Scales

This is one of the most common among Japanese scales and, therefore, often called just the Japanese Scale. But it is also referred to as "In Sen scale". The scales are built like a pentatonic scale with five notes.

C

C Japanese diagram
Notes: C, C#, F, G, A#, C

C# / Db

C# Japanese diagram
Notes: C#, D, F#, G#, B, C#

D

D Hungarian Gypsy diagram
Notes: D, D#, G, A, C, D

D# /Eb

D# Japanese diagram
Notes: D#, E, G#, A#, C#, D#

E

E Japanese diagram
Notes: E, F, A, B, D, E

F

F Japanese diagram
Notes: F, F#, A#, C, D#, F

F# / Gb

F# Japanese diagram
Notes: F#, G, B, C#, E, F#

G

G Japanese diagram
Notes: G, G#, C, D, F, G

G# / Ab

G# Japanese diagram
Notes: G#, A, C#, D#, F#, G#

A

A Japanese diagram
Notes: A, A#, D, E, G, A

A# / Bb

A# Japanese diagram
Notes: A#, B, D#, F, G#, A#

B

B Japanese diagram
Notes: B, C, E, F#, A, B

Japanese Scales overview
C: C, C#, F, G, A#, C
C#/Db: C#, D, F#, G#, B, C#
D: D, D#, G, A, C, D
D#/Eb: D#, E, G#, A#, C#, D#
E: E, F, A, B, D, E
F: F, F#, A#, C, D#, F
F#/Gb: F#, G, B, C#, E, F#
G: G, G#, C, D, F, G
G#/Ab: G#, A, C#, D#, F#, G#
A: A, A#, D, E, G, A
A#/Bb: A#, B, D#, F, G#, A#
B: B, C, E, F#, A, B

Interval: 1, 2b, 4, 5, 7b
Semi-notes: 1 - 4 - 2 - 3 - 2
Formula: Half, Quadra-step, Whole, Whole and a half, Whole