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


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Eden of the East: Paradise Lost – after laughter

school food punishment, Eden of the East: Paradise Lost ED, future nova / after laughter

Part of the school food punishment lyrics project.

Note: I may revise after I see the movies, if the events disagree with my translation.

after laughter
Lyrics: Uchimura Yumi
Composition: Uchimura Yumi
Arrangement: Eguchi Ryou

If I try clapping my hands quietly, all of the riddles are solved – I saw that kind of dream.
Reality doesn’t go so easily. I know that all too well – everyone in the world knows that.

On a windy morning, I made up my mind and let go of my body.
“That’s nice,” you laughed, and our breaths became wings.

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Eden of the East: Paradise Lost – future nova

school food punishment, Eden of the East: Paradise Lost OP, future nova / after laughter

Part of the school food punishment lyrics project.

Note: I may revise after I see the movies, if the events disagree with my translation. I’m fairly confident that I got it right, though.

school food punishment brings us another great song for Eden of the East. Notice that they got the melody of “futuristic imagination” in there for a little about halfway into the song. The vocal delivery for the final verse is very cool.

On a related note, I’m very excited about the release of sfp’s first album, “amp-reflection,” on April 14. I’m looking forward to the new songs and the backing tracks. (Yay, I’ll finally be able to record myself singing “futuristic imagination”!)

future nova
Lyrics: Uchimura Yumi
Composition: school food punishment, Eguchi Ryou
Arrangement: Eguchi Ryou

I blend in with the crowd. My senses come apart.
Inside the transparent darkness, I’m free to be oppressed.
It can’t end like this. The future that we longed for isn’t in my grasp.
The escape route beckons me. Shaking my head, I started running.

Right now, let’s spin the roulette. Yeah, let’s gamble on the tomorrow we haven’t seen yet.
Take a deep breath and change the wind’s direction!

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Eden of the East: The King of Eden – light prayer

school food punishment, Eden of the East: The King of Eden ED

Part of the school food punishment lyrics project.

Note: I will probably revise this when I actually fully understand Eden of the East.

Uchimura-san, why do you write lyrics that are so hard for me to interpret? ;_;

…To make the song as great as it is, I guess, haha.

light prayer
Lyrics: Uchimura Yumi
Composition: school food punishment, Eguchi Ryou
Arrangement: Eguchi Ryou

Split the darkness we’re crawling through; strike the stagnation that lies within.

Calculation and maintenance are selfish rules. The facts are bending – eliminate your expectations.

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school food punishment – flat

school food punishment, c/w Eden of the East ED futuristic imagination

I really like the feel of this song. It’s interesting to hear these kinds of lyrics in a song that’s almost soothing.

flat
Lyrics   Uchimura Yumi
Composition   school food punishment
Arrangement   school food punishment, Eguchi Ryou
Performance   school food punishment

Ah, I came out of the tunnel.
Almost shockingly, everything is beautiful.
The setting sun passes over the bridge.
There’s a flash, and I record the world.

As though singing, I breathe in the spring.
I share the city with you and the sky.
If I think of this as a mixture of ingredients,
Irritation simply turns into spice.

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Eden of the East – futuristic imagination

school food punishment, Eden of the East ED

Part of the school food punishment lyrics project.

Note: I will probably revise this when I actually fully understand Eden of the East.

See, this is why I held off on doing the TV size version. The transcription would doubtlessly have been wrong. …Then again, having the correct transcription still doesn’t make translation much easier. So many possible interpretations…

I was entranced with this song the moment I heard it in the Eden of the East preview.

futuristic imagination
Lyrics   Uchimura Yumi
Composition   school food punishment
Arrangement   school food punishment, Eguchi Ryou
Strings Arrangement   Eguchi Ryou, Murayama Tatsuya

The night is sealed. If I get caught in the confusion, it’s over.
If I’ve lost my way, I may as well throw away my reasons.

I’m indulging in dreams again. In the future that continues unclearly,
I can still learn why I can forgive you.

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