まよいづき || Lost Moon

まよいづきmayoizukiLost Moon Vocals: MisakiLyrics: RinComposed by: onokenAlbum: Testimony 2 【Official site】Release Date: 30 December 2018 Requested by: Kuu MajinWatch the official video on YouTube! I’ve seen the title ‘wander in a hazy moon’ associated with this song. I couldn’t find any signs of whether or not it’s official though… The title itself uses a similar patter… Continue reading まよいづき || Lost Moon

Tokyo Nighter

Tokyo Nighter Vocals: RLyrics: RComposed by: RAlbum: Replica 【Official site】Group: R Sound DesignRelease Date: 10 August 2018 Requested by: koenkuiper12Watch the official video on YouTube! The ‘nighter’ (ナイター) in the title is a piece of wasei-eigo that refers to something, particularly a baseball game, that takes place at night under lights. When the word appears… Continue reading Tokyo Nighter

黙示的殉教 || Implied Martyrdom

黙示的殉教mokushi-teki junkyouImplied Martyrdom Vocals: †FanaticLyrics: 黒野京 (Kyo Kurono)Composed by: 黒野める (Meru Kurono)Album: 聖少女症候群 (Holy Virgin Syndrome)Release Date: 11 March 2020 Requested by: MelinythWatch the official video on YouTube! 雑踏交えた 軌跡の向こう雑音も啼きだす 賛美の夜 zattou majieta kiseki no mukounoizu mo nakidasu sanbi no yoru Beyond the traces of crowds coming and goingstatic starts chirping in a night of praise.… Continue reading 黙示的殉教 || Implied Martyrdom

漆、狐の嫁入り || Seven, The Kitsune’s Wedding

漆、狐の嫁入りnana, kitsune no yomeiriSeven, The Kitsune’s Wedding Vocals: 久遠ゆん (Yun Kudou)Lyrics: 尾崎空 (Sora Osaki)Composed by: 尾崎空 (Sora Osaki)Album: 紫宴妖々歌Circle: AliesonEvent: M3-32 Requested by: Dream Worlds This title is a common one – it works literally, but it also refers to a sun shower. I get the sense the title might be referring to the weather… Continue reading 漆、狐の嫁入り || Seven, The Kitsune’s Wedding

月ノ鐘 || The Moon’s Bell

月ノ鐘tsuki no kaneThe Moon’s Bell Vocals: 中恵光城 (Mitsuki Nakae)Lyrics: 魁 (Kai)Composed by: ANZIESource: See you at the other side of the moon Vocal Collection (月の彼方で逢いましょう Vocal Collection)Release date: 28 June 2019 Requested by: Tgain 欠けていく月明かり目を閉じて耳をあなたの声に傾け続けた kakete iku tsukiakarime o tojitemimi o anata no koe nikatamuke tsudzuketa The moonlight wanesand I close my eyes.I kept listeningto your… Continue reading 月ノ鐘 || The Moon’s Bell

幸せのかたち || The Shape of Happiness

幸せのかたちshiawase no katachiThe Shape of Happiness Vocals: あさき (Asaki)Lyrics: あさき (Asaki)Composed by: あさき (Asaki) Requested by: 指足り This comes with the usual Asaki disclaimer – the lyrics are quite complicated, though this time there isn’t any old Japanese which makes it a little easier to parse. Still, I wouldn’t mind revisiting this one day, these lyrics are always… Continue reading 幸せのかたち || The Shape of Happiness

水星都市計画 || Urban Planning of Mercury

水星都市計画suisei toshi keikakuUrban Planning of Mercury Vocals: POEMI or Hatsune Miku (初音ミク)Lyrics: R Sound DesignComposed by: R Sound DesignUpload Date: 31 July 2020 Requested by: FortabtListen to the POEMI version on YouTube!Listen to the Hatsune Miku version on NicoNico! 冴えてる今日の運命線やはりツイてるガチャはSSR足取り軽くなるよ 1,2,step空飛ぶ車クルマ達を追い越したまたお決まりのカフェで定例会みんなと駄弁るだけでもういいかい「まぁ真面目な話は置いといて…」またも宙に浮いてる都市計画 saeteru kyou no unmeisenyahari tsuiteru gacha wa SSRashidori karuku naru yo 1, 2, stepsoratobu… Continue reading 水星都市計画 || Urban Planning of Mercury

蛍 || Firefly

蛍hotaruFirefly Vocals: 矢吹高音 (Takane Yabuki)Lyrics: MielComposed by: MielAlbum: 深雪 (Deep Snow) Circle: clover fieldsEvent: M3-2011 Autumn Requested by: YUMBuy a digital copy of the album on BOOTH! This is a bit unconventional, but I’m publishing this as an incomplete translation (so, please don’t repost this until this message disappears!). I’m doing this because I realised it was… Continue reading 蛍 || Firefly

葬奏 || Funeral Dance

葬奏sousouFuneral Dance Vocals: MitsukiLyrics: Girl Disease (少女病)Composed by: HIRAlbum: 葬月エクレシア (Sougetsu Ekklesia)Circle: Girl Disease (少女病)Release Date: 16 August 2008 Requested by: Kadzuki Komeiji 『天使の創造したこの場所に集うのは、死へと向かう欠落した少女達。負の魂を月へと葬り、命の失われた精霊体に注ぎ込むことで再生を果たせると言われている教会。時は満ちた。愛する精霊姫が、再び微笑んでくれる日が──』 “tenshi no souzou shita kono basho ni tsudou no wa, shi e to mukau ketsuraku shita shoujo-tachi.fu no tamashii o tsuki e to houmuri, inochi no ushinawareta seirei-tai ni sosogi komu… Continue reading 葬奏 || Funeral Dance

ハイカラコーポパーク || A Stylish Apartment Park

ハイカラコーポパークhai kara koopo paakuA Stylish Apartment Park Vocals: 150PLyrics: スズム (Suzumu)Composed by: 150PRelease Date: 25 March 2015 Requested by: eki1713 I’ve translated another track by this artist, with similarly vague lyrics! This is one of those songs that I’d like to look at again down the track. There’s some really clever wordplay throughout and the lyrics… Continue reading ハイカラコーポパーク || A Stylish Apartment Park