The 29-year old Japan national team captain was unveiled as Der Club's newest signing on Thursday following his move from Bundesliga rival VfL Wolfsburg and he is looking forward to teaming up with Blue Samurai teammate Hiroshi Kiyotake in midfield.
"The atmosphere in the stadium is fantastic and I'll give everything for Der Club," said Hasebe. "I'm just delighted to be here.
"Kiyo[take] has been informing me all about the club and the fans. I've only heard positive things from him."
Nurnberg manager Michael Wiesinger added: "Makoto will bring his leadership qualities and footballing abilities to us immediately.
"He'll bring us plenty of important things, on and off the field, and improve us as a club."