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Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu – under “Mebius”

Nagato Yuki (c.v. Chihara Minori), The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya New Character Song Vol.2: Yuki Nagato

Endless Eight song. Found it pretty hard to get my head around this, much like the geometry it references.

under “Moebius”
Lyrics: Hata Aki
Composition: Tatsh
Arrangement: tetsu-yeah
Vocals: Nagato Yuki (c.v. Chihara Minori)

under section,might Moebius
replay play play Moebius
land wake but our Moebius ring the ring

Existence, past, local time difference,
Correction, not possible, reboot possible
Choice, comprehension, branching point search, manual control

if now… A trap has been born and is still being raised.
A plane of understanding, of rationality, beyond prediction…
“Moebius”

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Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu – Matsutte Matsutte! Irassha~i

Tsuruya-san (c.v. Yuki Matsuoka), The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya New Character Song Vol.6: Tsuruya-san

Completed almost two years after the day I started working on it.

I’m pretty sure I took massive liberties in some parts (and for certain lines with words I believed to be nonsense, I just made up new stuff that fit the song), so please take note and don’t take my interpretation as the absolute meaning of the song.

Celebrate, Celebrate! Welcome~
Lyrics: Aki Hata
Composition: Masumi Itou
Arrangement: Tomoki Kikuya
Vocals: Tsuruya-san (c.v. Yuki Matsuoka)

I love the atmosphere of the festival,
But I’ll sit out of the actual celebrating.
I’ll just stay on the sidelines and browse for fun, cha cha cha cha!

I know the feeling of wanting to make some noise.
It’s a little different from getting caught up in the fun.
Stirring us up with the sound of taiko drums from far away, cha cha cha cha!

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Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu – Homo Sapiens Rhapsody

Kyon (c.v. Tomokazu Sugita), The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya New Character Song Vol. 5: Kyon

It is done. *collapses*

Lines not printed in the booklet are marked by parentheses () in the English/Romaji and by quotes 「」 in the Japanese. Transcription and translation for those are iffy.

Notes on references come after the translation.

Homo Sapiens Rhapsody
Lyrics: Aki Hata
Composition / Arrangement: Tomoki Kikuya
Vocals: Kyon (c.v. Tomokazu Sugita)

It’s obvious that it would turn out like this.
It wouldn’t stop at this point. (Don’t give up!)
Honestly, prediction is a horror house.
I’m so tired… run away! (But… I’ve been dragged in!)

(I think you understand, but I’m not a special human or anything.)

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Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu – Kaze Yomi Ribbon

Aya Hirano, Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu SOS-dan Radio Shibu OP, Bouken Desho Desho?

I created the text file for this translation on December 28, 2008. Transcription was complete as of April 14, 2009. Total time: 605 days.

Wind Reading Ribbon
Lyrics: Aki Hata
Composition: Morihiro Suzuki
Arrangement: Takahiro Andou
Vocals: Aya Hirano

My expectations are light and soft.
Let’s float up above the blimps and move on forward to the future.
Where should we go?

Don’t get rough! You’re rushing too much.
Believe in me!
We’ll travel through the blue sky. If we could laugh together, it would be fun.

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Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu – Yasashii Boukyaku

Minori Chihara, The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya ED

Sweet Oblivion
Lyrics: Aki Hata
Composition: Masumi Itou
Arrangement: Nijine; Masumi Itou (-sincerity-)
Original lyrics: Nagaru Tanigawa
Vocals: Minori Chihara

What is it that I wish for?
That is the question I ask.
I don’t need anything – that wasn’t a lie.

Even in a world that disappears,
There is a place for me,
Even for the me who doesn’t know that.

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Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu – Tada no Himitsu

Itsuki Koizumi (c.v. Daisuke Ono), The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya New Character Song Vol. 4: Itsuki Koizumi

Just a Secret
Lyrics: Aki Hata
Composition / Arrangement: Akihiko Yamaguchi
Vocals: Itsuki Koizumi (c.v. Daisuke Ono)

There is a substitute for myself,
But the things I can think of as unique
Move my heart.

While I merely connect the gaps
Within the brittle, fragile time,
The dawn is further away than the moon.

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Suzumiya Haruhi no Gekidou – Miracle Encore

Mikuru Asahina (Yuko Goto), Suzumiya Haruhi no Gekidou Vocal Mini Album

Miracle Encore
Lyrics: Aki Hata
Composition: Satoshi Hasegawa
Arrangement: Akio Kondou
Vocals: Mikuru Asahina (Yuko Goto)

Every day, I feel like I want to be surrounded by smiles.
When smiles are born, it’s a happy miracle.

Of course I’m fine.
I won’t cry about my trivial failures. (yan yan)
This stuff that’s trickling down is sweat.
It’s salty, so it must be sweat. (sun sun)

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