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Sakamoto Maaya – coming up

Sakamoto Maaya, c/w M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ OP2 Replica

Very groovy.

coming up
Lyrics: Sakamoto Maaya
Composition / Arrangement: Hara Masakazu
Vocals: Sakamoto Maaya

clap clap, come together. It’s about to start, anytime now.
knock knock, over here. Don’t worry, I won’t ask your name.
clap clap, dusk has fallen. Swaying shadows, back and forth.
knock knock, just leave tomorrow’s matters for tomorrow.

The waves glimmer with light.
The sand surrounds my bare feet.
On this midsummer night, reality is more beautiful than dreams.

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M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ (Sakamoto Maaya) – Replica

Sakamoto Maaya, M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ OP2

Replica
Lyrics: Sakamoto Maaya
Composition / Arrangement: Uchisawa Takahito
Strings Arrangement: Uchisawa Takahito / Ishitsuka Tooru
Vocals: Sakamoto Maaya

The sensation of water, a single drop.
Am I crying? What did I lose? I don’t know,
But I think it won’t ever come back – that’s just the feeling that I have.

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M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ (May’n) – Tagatame ni

May’n, M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ insert song (episode 17), Re:REMEMBER

This song was originally produced as a candidate for the show’s first opening theme.

For Whose Sake
Lyrics: Fujibayashi Shouko
Composition / Arrangement: NAOKI-T
Vocals: May’n

For whose sake must we offer our futures?
Don’t leave it for someday… Tell me now.
Between the ordinary and the extraordinary, the river flows,
Swallowing our uncertainty and everything else.
My longing lies beyond, a glimmer on the opposite shore.
The River Never Stops

Impenetrable territory, deeply stowed emotions…
When they are exposed, we inflict wounds and receive them.

I want to stay pristine, but I’m powerless.
Ever seeking, the hunger grows,
And I fill my heart with darkness.
I want to be linked to you; I want to be loved by you… LA-LA-LA

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M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ – Re:REMEMBER

May’n, M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ OP

Re:REMEMBER
Lyrics: Fujibayashi Shouko
Composition / Arrangement: NAOKI-T
Vocals: May’n

After daybreak comes the dusk;
After meeting comes farewell.
Where on earth do people go?

My beloved, our fingertips touched;
I feel nothing, but yet I still live.

The petals, torn apart by the caprices of the wind –
Even if they desperately long for the moment
When they will finally be plucked away…

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la la larks – earworm

la la larks, c/w M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ ED ego-izm

earworm
lyrics, music & arrangement : la la larks

Floated upward by the creeping, unpleasant warmth,
I quietly braid the lines of time.
The time when I was poisoned and went mad becomes my shield.
Call my name.

As though stagnant somehow, I draw a spiral… Pinky-promise me.

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la la larks – end of refrain

la la larks, c/w M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ ED ego-izm

This translation is part of the School Food Punishment lyrics project, under the la la larks branch.

end of refrain
lyrics, music & arrangement : la la larks

Opened wounds, pain that doesn’t disappear upon the arrival of morning.
Once I’ve turned off the alarm, I’ve got to clothe myself in lies and head outside.

Past the power lines, on the other side of the signal,
I anticipate your presence.

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M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ – ego-izm

la la larks, M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ ED

This translation is part of the School Food Punishment lyrics project, under the la la larks branch.

ego-izm
lyrics, music & arrangement : la la larks
strings arrangement : Eguchi Ryou / Ishitsuka Tooru

I cast off my excuses
And traced my hand over the rough surface of my heart.

Stashed away in the cold locker room
Was an unfulfilled promise.

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