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


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Owari no Chronicle – regalia

TEAM LEVIATHAN CHRONICLE, Owari no Chronicle image song, GET SET; collected in AHEAD

Requested by McWhite.

Copy/pasting disclaimer: I have yet to read Owari no Chronicle (seriously, it is a huge and complicated series), but I intend to someday, so if I missed anything due to lack of knowledge of the source, I will come back here and fix.

For this song in particular, the structure was pretty tricky. Warning: a few sentences span multiple verses, in case it isn’t clear.

Even with my lack of knowledge of the novel’s story, even though I’m not totally sure I interpreted everything correctly, I found the lyrics quite beautiful.

Note: At several points in the song, namely the first line of the first chorus, 未来 (mirai, “future”) is sung as あす (asu, “tomorrow”).

regalia
Composition / Arrangement: onoken
Lyrics / Vocals: Misawa Aki

Error, a road where you do not look back for the sound of any calling voice.
I can hear a shout assembling the fragments, coming from far away.

As my heart runs and overtakes even the flowing wind,
I wait beyond the end for the horizon.

With no fear of being hurt,
Continuing to run
To the destination of the promise, embracing pain,
I asked

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Owari no Chronicle – chronicle

TEAM LEVIATHAN CHRONICLE (onoken feat. Chata), Owari no Chronicle image song, BREAK; collected in GO AHEAD

Requested by McWhite.

Copy/pasting disclaimer: I have yet to read Owari no Chronicle (seriously, it is a huge and complicated series), but I intend to someday, so if I missed anything due to lack of knowledge of the source, I will come back here and fix.

chronicle
Composition / Arrangement: onoken
Lyrics / Vocals: Chata

My eyes, devoid of confusion, reflect things as they are.
Seeking the answer that lies beyond, I stretch out my hands.

The destination of the question that each person carries
Is his or her respective tomorrow.

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Owari no Chronicle – Riyuu

TEAM LEVIATHAN CHRONICLE, Owari no Chronicle image song, GET SET; collected in AHEAD

Requested by McWhite.

I have yet to read Owari no Chronicle (seriously, it is a huge and complicated series), but I intend to someday, so if I missed anything due to lack of knowledge of the source, I will come back here and fix.

Reason
Composition / Arrangement: onoken
Lyrics / Vocals: Chata

The sound of wind, far away.
What carries it here is
A song that someone is humming.

On the parched road,
The swaying vegetation
Is proof of the world we protected.

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