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Love Live! Sunshine!! – SELF CONTROL!!

Saint Snow, Love Live! Sunshine!! insert song (episode 8), Sailing to the Sunshine

SELF CONTROL!!
Lyrics: Hata Aki
Composition / Arrangement: Kawata Takahiro
Vocals: Saint Snow (Kazuno Seira (CV. Hino Asami), Kazuno Ria (CV. Satou Hinata)

I want them to call us the best – this is real, we gotta go!

A dream is a dream, but it’s not easy to reach it.
We’re aiming for something special, aren’t we?
Since that’s why we’re doing this, I won’t cry.
Who’s the enemy? It’s my powerless self’s shadow.

You know, don’t you?
You know a weak heart is no good at all. (My shadow… No good at all!)
Let’s feel it out, get a grip on the place we stand at right now.
SELF CONTROL!!

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Love Live! (A-RISE) – Private Wars

A-RISE, Love Live! insert song (episode 1 etc.), Notes of School idol days

Private Wars
Lyrics: Hata Aki
Composition: Itagaki Yuusuke
Vocals: A-RISE (Kira Tsubasa (CV. Sakuragawa Megu), Toudou Erena (CV. Matsunaga Maho), Yuuki Anju (CV. Oohashi Ayuru))

Can I do? I take it,baby! Can I do? I make it,baby!
Can I do? I take it,baby! Can I do? I make it,baby!

Oh, you’re leaving?
Well, I won’t chase after you.
It’s a basic urge; I hate being part of the crowd, too.

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Love Live! (Printemps) – Eien Friends

Printemps, 3rd single (for Love Live! School Idol Festival)

Forever Friends
Lyrics: Hata Aki
Composition / Arrangement: Nakatsuchi Tomohiro
Vocals: Printemps (Kousaka Honoka (CV. Nitta Emi), Minami Kotori (CV. Uchida Aya), Koizumi Hanayo (CV. Kubo Yurika))

The way you’re always here by my side is something I’ve felt as a regular thing,
But I’ll cherish it more.
Let’s dream and laugh – I don’t want to lose that.

We’re friends. La la la la… Forever!

As we’ve shared the same experiences,
We move the same steps closer to adulthood.
Things will keep going that way forever, I expect…
I want to find out for sure, but I don’t really know how.

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Love Live! (μ’s) – START:DASH!!

μ’s (Honoka, Kotori, Umi), Love Live! insert song (episode 3), Susume Tomorrow / START:DASH!!

START:DASH!!
Lyrics: Hata Aki
Composition / Arrangement: Sasaki Hiroshi
Performed by Kousaka Honoka (CV. Nitta Emi), Minami Kotori (CV. Uchida Aya), Sonoda Umi (CV. Mimori Suzuko)

I say…
Hey,hey,hey,START:DASH!!
Hey,hey,hey,START:DASH!!

The down-feathered little birds
Will soar through the sky someday.
They’ll fly with great strong wings.

You can’t give up.
The day will definitely come.
You can feel them too, can’t you?
The beats of the beginning.

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Love Live! (μ’s) – Susume→Tomorrow

μ’s (Honoka, Kotori, Umi), Love Live! insert song (episode 1, 13), Susume Tomorrow / START:DASH!!

Advance ―to→ Tomorrow
Lyrics: Hata Aki
Composition / Arrangement: Kawata Takahiro
Performed by Kousaka Honoka (CV. Nitta Emi), Minami Kotori (CV. Uchida Aya), Sonoda Umi (CV. Mimori Suzuko)

I felt the possibility.
That’s right… Move forward!
I don’t want to regret anything, and our path is there before our eyes.

Let’s go! Do! I do! I live!
Yes, Do! I do! I live!
Let’s go, Let’s go! Hi!!

Let’s look forward, look upward. Don’t just wait there for something.
Let’s go now, go fast. Anywhere is fine!
The sun is shining, beckoning us to the future.
Come on, let’s go, you should go too! Advance ―to→ tomorrow!

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Love Live! (μ’s) – No brand girls

μ’s, Love Live! insert song (episode 11), No brand girls / START:DASH!!

No brand girls
Lyrics: Hata Aki
Composition / Arrangement: Kawata Takahiro
Vocals: μ’s

(Oh yeah! Oh yeah! Oh yeah!
One step, one leap!)
(Oh yeah! Oh yeah! Oh yeah!
Hey now, make sure you don’t lose!)

So frustrating, we’re still off-brand.
We’re unknown and off-brand.
Everything starts from here. Burning passion!

It’s fun, but we’re off-brand. (Do you know?)
We’re all fired up, off-brand. (Do you know?)
So come over! Then we can all meet right here. (Yes, I know!)

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Love Live! (μ’s) – Wonder zone

μ’s, Love Live! insert song (episode 9), Korekara no Someday / Wonder zone

Wonder zone
Lyrics: Hata Aki
Composition / Arrangement: Sasakura Yuugo
Vocals: μ’s

Wonder zone!
I heard your powerful call and I came running.
I’m sure an unreal dream will begin.

Hi! It begins. (Wonder feeling)
It’s strange… It’s a special dream. (Wonder feeling)

I want to cheer people up. Tomorrow will be happy!
I want to have lots of fun and feel my heart fluttering.

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