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bambooXZX's personal blog, mostly dedicated to song lyrics translation from Japanese to English.


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KOTOKO – Sa . yo . na … ra

KOTOKO, Hiraku Uchuu Pocket

:I’ve:

As it often goes with I’ve, the structure of the lyrics is a little loose. Great fun, though.

G . o . o . d . b . y … e
Lyrics: KOTOKO
Composition: Iuchi Maiko
Arrangement: Natsume Shin

Within the minds of two people side-by-side,
The seventh letter floated to the surface.
Ah…

The encounter was on the sidewalk, crystals of snow softly swept away.
I felt my frozen cheeks ignite for a moment.

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KOTOKO – TR∀NSFoRM

KOTOKO, Hiraku Uchuu Pocket

Haha, I’d forgotten how tricky-to-interpret (ex-)I’ve Sound lyrics can be.

Really like the production on this one.

TR∀NSFoRM
Lyrics: KOTOKO
Composition / Arrangement: Takase Kazuya

I can create as many laughs on my face as I want.
Ah, just the thought of it again makes me laugh accidentally.
Magma at the center of the earth, aiming for the next age.

Drawing closer, awakening.
Won’t be hearing any excuses –
Let’s move emotion

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Kurosaki Maon – LOVE ○ JETCOASTER

Kurosaki Maon, Butterfly Effect

Nice wubs, kz.

LOVE ○ JETCOASTER
Lyrics: KOTOKO
Composition / Arrangement: kz
Vocals: Kurosaki Maon

The two of us are like some kind of balance toy –
Flick it with your little finger, and it shakes.
I can’t speak up easily,
And I naturally start to measure the distance between us.

I must be such a complicated girl.
I’m waiting for your call.
Basically… That’s how it is –
I just want to talk to you right now.

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KOTOKO – Love Letter

KOTOKO, Hiraku Uchuu Pocket

I’m not entirely satisfied with how this one came out – the wording is a little awkward – but I think this is the best I’ll be able to get it.

Love Letter
Lyrics: KOTOKO
Composition: Nakazawa Tomoyuki
Arrangement: Nakazawa Tomoyuki / Ozaki Takeshi

Who would say that people want something like this?
It’s just blank space filled with unnecessary text.

Just as we usually do, we simply exchange greetings.
I wanted to try stopping our time.

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KOTOKO – ☆-Mirai-Ressha-☆

KOTOKO, Hiraku Uchuu Pocket

kz~

☆-Future-Train-☆
Lyrics: KOTOKO
Composition / Arrangement: kz

Passengers, are you all ready?
The train is about to depart.
From here, we stop at every station, bound for the future.

We don’t ask about gender, country of birth, or how much experience you have.
Greet your neighbor and share your afternoon snacks.

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KOTOKO – SCREW

KOTOKO, ASSAULT GIRLS theme song

This song is actually the theme to some sort of action movie directed by the guy who did Ghost in the Shell, but I don’t know much about it.

SCREW
Lyrics: KOTOKO
Music&Arrangement: KAZUYA TAKASE
Vocals: KOTOKO

dreamer is on the desk
Inside the spiral, I ride on a grand seat,
And it’s nothing but break! break! break out! shoot down
fly!! stay on!!

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