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


nano.RIPE – 15 byou

nano.RIPE, c/w Hanasaku Iroha OP2 Omokage Warp

Requested by tehspiah.

15 Seconds
Lyrics: Kimiko
Composition: Kimiko & Sasaki Jun

What lies beyond the secret door is the place marked on the treasure map.
Passing through too many nights to count, I’ve walked all the way to this point.

For just fifteen seconds, I closed my eyes, then opened them to the colors of the world afterward.
I’m sure that I won’t forget any of what I saw in that time.

In just a single moment, the world transforms.
Just a single moment transforms the world.

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Hanasaku Iroha – Hatch

nano.RIPE, Tsurugi Minko image song, Yunosagi Relations

Lyrics: Kimiko
Composition: Sasaki Jun
Arrangement: nano.RIPE
Performance: nano.RIPE

Did it go like this? How did it go, again?
The person that I always wanted to be…

I wobble and shake from side to side, full of holes, even when I can pretend not to see.
Whenever I laugh or cry, my paranoia always shows its face.

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Hanasaku Iroha – fluffy

marble, Wakura Yuina image song, Yunosagi Relations

Love this song. It has such a pleasant mood to it – true to its name, and as expected from marble.

A note: In the second-to-last chorus, the first half of the first line is unique in the written lyrics, but it’s sung in the same way as the very first line of the song, for some reason. I have transcribed and translated it according to the booklet.

Lyrics / Composition: micco
Arrangement: Kikuchi Tatsuya
Performance: marble

The sky is filled with dreams clouds that stream on by. As they change and go, airily, I gaze at them.

In the scenery that spreads from the classroom,
The flower buds are waiting for spring.
I breathe in the scent of new leaves.

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Hanasaku Iroha – Yumeji

nano.RIPE, Hanasaku Iroha ED (episode 8), Patricia

I’ve actually had this about done for a few days now; finished it in the airport waiting room. Now that I’ve started settling into the apartment here, I decided to catch up on anime, and what do you know, turns out they used this as the ED.

I really like the guitar at the solo and the end.

Performance / Arrangement: nano.RIPE
Lyrics / Composition: Kimiko

The repeating sequence of days came to an end, and one thing I couldn’t see disappeared.
Now I’m looking for the path to take.
The voice that echoes deep in my ears makes me unconsciously think of you,
But I’m still afraid of looking back.

Holding up high my finger that has lost the way,
I wish I could make the south wind my friend and go out.

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Hanasaku Iroha – Hazy

sphere, Hanasaku Iroha ED

Lyrics: Sakai Sueno
Composition / Arrangement: Kurosu Katsuhiko
Vocals: sphere (Kotobuki Minako, Takagaki Ayahi, Tomatsu Haruka, Toyosaki Aki)

What is it that I left behind
Just before I started dreaming?
Though I don’t want to forget,
Sometimes, suddenly, in a corner of my memories,
A gently blurred sepia color floats up.
On the other side of these days in front of my eyes, little by little, it moves further away.

Why am I running
Until I’m out of breath, anyway?

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Hanasaku Iroha – Hana no Iro

nano.RIPE, Hanasaku Iroha OP

The Color of the Flower
Performance / Arrangement: nano.RIPE
Lyrics / Music: Kimiko

When the rain of tears falls down and hits my cheeks, it’s a beautiful thing.

Unable to step outside the stupid rules, I cried. My map of the future was too blurry.
Wanting to fill up my worn-down heart, I just gathered things I didn’t need.

Goodbye, I say, because those beloved days won’t come back.

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