やさしくひかるかえでのき || A Softly Shining Maple Tree

ntcd-0006やさしくひかるかえでのき
yasashiku hikaru kaede no ki
A Softly Shining Maple Tree

Vocals: mintea
Lyrics: oiko
Arranged by: oiko
Album: A Softly Shining Maple Tree (やさしくひかるかえでのき)
Circle: N-tone
Event: Reitaisai 8 [RTS8]
Original theme: Mystical Maple ~ Eternal Dream [幽玄の槭樹 ~ Eternal Dream]

Requested by: mr.deagle

The choruses are structured strangely in this song. The bracketed parts should all form a single sentence separate from everything else, but it sounds like the second and third lines of the first and third choruses should actually be swapped with the second chorus.


壊れた苗 庇うように 赤錆いろの繭がひかるでしょう
まるでモノクロのように 今ある風景は色褪せていくでしょう

kowareta nae kabau you ni akasabi-iro no mayu ga hikaru deshou
maru de monokuro no you ni ima aru fuukei wa iro asete iku deshou

Perhaps the rust-coloured cocoon shines so it can protect the broken seedling.
It’s like everything’s black and white. Perhaps that certain landscape will grow dull.

やがて(崩れたこの場所は)
きみと(鮮やかな葉の)
ぼくは(光を纏い)
ひとつになる

yagate (kuzureta kono basho wa)
kimi to (azayaka na ha no)
boku wa (hikari o matoi)
hitotsu ni naru

At last (This destroyed land)
you (is clad in the light)
and I (of vivid leaves)
will become one.

昔々の童話みたいにセピア色つけて話してみましょうか

mukashi mukashi no douwa mitai ni sepia-iro tsukete hanashite mimashouka

Shall we speak, our stories sepia-coloured like old fairy-tales?

はるか(崩れたこの場所は)
むかし(鮮やかな街の)
ひとは(面影を残し)
むざんにもこわれました

haruka (kuzureta kono basho wa)
mukashi (azayaka na machi no)
hito wa (omokage o nokoshi)
muzan ni mo kowaremashita

In the distant (This destroyed land)
past, (leaves behind traces)
People (of bright streets.)
were cruelly broken apart.

灰汁色の記憶は痛みを呼ぶ
届かないよもう滅びてく仲間
ガレキ交じりの森は
失っていく抗うことも無く
色褪せた赤錆色の繭はそう
生命という種を卸すため

akuiro no kioku wa itami o yobu
todokanai yo mou horobiteku nakama
gareki majiri no mori wa
ushinatte iku aragau koto mo naku
iro aseta akasabi-iro no mayu wa sou
inochi to iu tane o orosu tame

I call my scum-coloured memories pain.
My words won’t reach—my companions have already perished.
Within a debris-filled forest,
I part with them. I cannot resist.
Yes… this faded, rust-coloured cocoon
only exists to sell seeds called ‘life.’

枯れた苗 慈しむように 赤錆色の繭はやってきました
ガレキの世界崩れるほどの四季を巡って辿りついたのでしょう

kareta nae itsukushimu you ni akasabi-iro no mayu wa yatte kimashita
gareki no sekai kuzureru hodo no shiki o megutte tadori tsuita no deshou

The rust-coloured cocoon arrived to give the withered seedlings love.
Perhaps it arrived after enough seasons had passed for this world of debris to crumble away…

そして(崩れたこの場所は)
きみと(鮮やかな葉の)
ぼくは(光を纏い)
あわくやさしくひかるでしょう

soshite (kuzureta kono basho wa)
kimi to (azayaka na ha no)
boku wa (hikari o matoi)
awaku yasashiku hikaru deshou

Thus, (This destroyed land)
you (leaves behind traces)
and I (of bright streets.)
will shine faintly, softly…

紅葉色の繭寄り添うように
崩れた森を癒やしてくでしょう
壊た苗は鼓動を強め
やさしくひかるやさしくひかる

kouyou-iro no mayu yori sou you ni
kuzureta mori o iyashiteku deshou
kowareta nae wa kodou o tsuyome
yasashiku hikaru yasashiku hikaru

Perhaps the autumn-coloured cocoon heals the forest
so it can draw closer to it.
The broken seed’s heartbeat strengthens.
It shines softly. It shines softly.

色褪せた灰汁色の世界はかわっていくよ
やさしくひかってく

iro aseta akuiro no sekai wa kawatte iku yo
yasashiku hikatteku

This faded, scum-coloured world is changing.
It will shine softly.

2 thoughts on “やさしくひかるかえでのき || A Softly Shining Maple Tree

  1. mr.deagle August 15, 2018 / 5:29 am

    Thanks so much! The only complaint I’ve got is the spelling of my name. ^^;

    Liked by 1 person

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