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Houkago no Pleiades – Koko kara, Kanata kara

fragments, Houkago no Pleiades TV ED

Sung by the main cast for the anime, this song also has a cover version by Kano (arranged by samfree), which is already released on the single for “Stella-Rium”.

Also, for those of you following the blog by RSS: in case you missed it, I’ve already updated “Stella-rium” to its full version here. (I didn’t make a new post for it, for reasons.)

From Here, From Beyond
Lyrics: Kumano Kiyomi
Composition / Arrangement: Itou Tsubasa
Vocals: fragments (Takamori Natsumi, Oohashi Ayuru, Tateno Kanako, Makino Yui, Fujita Saki)

You see, when I raise my head,
Everyone is there, smiling.
I feel embarrassed and happy all at once, and the starry sky turns on its side.

The everyday life since then (Everyday life…) used to seen wrong to me.
Now, a little bit, just a little, I’ve started wondering to myself,
“Could I fly?”

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UN-GO – Beautiful dreamer

Yonagahime 3+1, UN-GO insert song (episode 10), UN-GO Original Soundtrack

The song that Kaishou Rinroku was humming. The story only needed the song for its existence, not its content, so it was used very briefly, so we can just treat this as an image song for the series. (Hm, reminds me, I still need to watch the movie. :V)

This is one of those songs where the subjects of sentences aren’t very clearly defined.

Beautiful dreamer
Lyrics: Hata Aki
Composition: NARASAKI
Vocals: Yonagahime 3+1 = Tsunemi Kuni (CV: Katou Emiri), Nakahashi Sumika (CV: Anzai Chika), Umezawa Yumeno (CV: Makino Yui), Eri (CV: Yasuno Kiyono)

Returning from the path of dreams,
Little birds waiting restlessly.
“I can’t fly.” “I want to fly.”
The sky, ever so blue…

Moving toward the course of their journey,
Injured little birds.
“Shall we return?” “I can’t return.”
Where is the sky?

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UN-GO – Valhalla Otomegaoka

Yonagahime 3+1, UN-GO insert song (episode 2), UN-GO Original Soundtrack

Also variously known as “Valhalla Maiden Hill” and “Valhalla Shojogaoka”.

Valhalla, Hill of Pure Maidens
Lyrics: Hata Aki
Composition: NARASAKI
Arrangement: Tatsuya Kato
Vocals: Yonagahime 3+1 = Tsunemi Kuni (CV: Katou Emiri), Nakahashi Sumika (CV: Anzai Chika), Umezawa Yumeno (CV: Makino Yui), Eri (CV: Yasuno Kiyono)

Oh, World, awaken – the dawn is almost here.
We are illuminated beautifully to the end.

Sorched by pain, we outstretched out arms.
The awakened world asks for today.

As we wish for power,
We want to embrace. There is no replacement, ah!

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Makino Yui – Fuwa Fuwa ♪

Makino Yui, Fuwa Fuwa ♪

Wall of text. Depressing wall of text.

I haven’t seen the booklet, so I’m not 100% sure about the arranger credits.

Airy and Light ♪
Lyrics / Composition / Arrangement: Takano Ken’ichi
Vocals: Makino Yui

I like taller guys, but you weren’t really that type.
You seemed hard to please… If anything, I disliked you.
When I talked to you, you were completely different. When you laugh, your eyes look like a child’s.
The way your eyes crease makes my heart race.
But… Why are you a fool who tells the truth?
In the beginning, the polite thing to do is to lie, “I don’t have a girlfriend,” normally.
That’s right… Why do I feel so rejected?
Isn’t it because I’ve realized that the love I’ve always dreamed of won’t come true?

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