ねこ☆まんじゅう

カゲロウ (Heat Haze) || 暁Records

カゲロウ
kagerou
Heat Haze

original: 童祭 ~ Innocent Treasures [Kid’s Festival ~ Innocent Treasures]
from: 夢違科学世紀 ~ Changeability of Strange Dream

arrangement: ねこ☆まんじゅう (Neko☆Manjuu)
lyrics: ACTRock
vocals: Stack
album: NO SIGNAL
circle: 暁Records


The lyrics of this song are rather cryptic when it comes to clarify the famous w-questions due to the almost complete lack of “watashi/boku” [I/me] and “anata/kimi” [You]. The lyrics work by only using “kore” (this) and “sore” (that), “koko” [here] and “soko” [there] and finally “kono” (this/my) and “sono” (that/your).
Yet, there are nothing but hints about what places or situations the speaker talks about – At least for these uninvolved. The only possibilities given in the lyrics are “memories” or “heart”, but that would make most of the lyrics metaphorical. It could also refer to actual places though, if the speaker moved away or something.
I refrained from adding any kind of interpretation in the translation, so you can make up your own!


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天色の四季 (Sky-Colored Four Seasons) || 暁Records

天色の四季
ama-iro no shiki
Sky-Colored Four Seasons

original: 魔法の笠地蔵/一対の神獣/秘匿されたフォーシーズンズ [The Magic Straw-Hat Jizo/A Pair of Divine Beasts/The Concealed Four Seasons]
from: 東方天空璋 ~ Hidden Star in Four Seasons

arrangement: ねこ☆まんじゅう
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: Metamorphosis
circle: 暁Records


Somehow I’d say the song plays at the end of summer, although there’s no specific season connected with it. Thinking about it, it suits all seasons some way or another. There always comes a warm feeling with it though.


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他愛ない物語 (A Silly Story) || 暁Records

cover他愛ない物語
tawainai story
A Silly Story

original: 懐かしき東方の血 〜Old world/エクステンドアッシュ 〜蓬莱人
arrangement: Neko☆Manjyu
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: Teach, Teach, Teach Me!
circle: 暁Records


This song seems to be Keine’s answer song to “Teach, Teach, Teach Me!” which means Mokou was so eager to get lessons from Keine lol
She probably didn’t expect to get such an emotional answer though.


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HALO || 暁Records

HALO

original: 魔界地方都市エソテリア / 感情の摩天楼〜Cosmic Mind / 小さな小さな賢将
arrangement: Neko☆Manjyu
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: OMEN/LIMITED SINGLES season1
circle: 暁Records


Your halo was so beautiful, but also way too blinding.
People have averted their eyes from the truth.
So, once more.
We will select you.

-Stack


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トレイス・エゴイズム (Trace Egoism) || 暁Records

トレイス・エゴイズム
Trace Egoism

original: 無間の鐘 〜Infinite Nightmare
arrangement: Neko☆Manjyu
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: LIMITED SINGLES season1
circle: 暁Records


This song was originally made for the Japanese arcade game crossbeats REV. SUNRISE, but is labeled as “new song” on this album.
It comes with an image of Koishi (the cover image of this album).


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星空のSENSE (Sense Of The Starry Sky) ||暁Records

星空のSENSE
hoshizora no SENSE
Sense Of The Starry Sky

original: 天空のグリニッジ
arrangement: ねこ☆まんじゅう
lyrics: ACTRock
vocals: Stack
album: 神様Stories -INNOCENT- -to the beginning 06-
circle: 暁Records


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Lalala, Seek a Fever ||暁Records

resize_image.phpLalala, Seek a Fever

original: 春の湊に
arrangement: ねこ☆まんじゅう
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: 少女救世論
circle: 暁Records


A perfectly refreshing pop arrangement for early summer! Yay! Let us search the whereabouts of burning passion together with Nazrin. “Have you found it? Your treasure.”

-Stack


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Lullaby for Lost child || 暁Records

resize_image.phpLullaby for Lost child

original: the Grimoire of Alice/romantic children/不思議の国のアリス
arrangement: ねこ☆まんじゅう
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: 少女救世論
circle: 暁Records


I would have been so happy if I were able to be with you back then. I can hear a lullaby.

-Stack


1) The “Honest marionette in a whale” is a reference to the tale of Pinocchio.


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小さく弱きものたちへ (To the Small and Weak) || 暁Records

小さく弱きものたちへ
chiisaku yowaki mono-tachi e
To the Small and Weak

original: 不思議なお祓い棒/柳の下のデュラハン/魔力の雷雲
arrangement: ねこ☆まんじゅう
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: DOWN DOWN DOLL -to the beginning 07-
circle: 暁Records

This is like a continuation of “Freedom Paradise”.

This translation took me literally half a year because I couldn’t gather the motivation to work on it until now. Somehow I perceived the grammar as more complicated than it actually was when transcribing the lyrics – which has been a challenge itself due to the small font.

I won’t promise anything, but since I heard from several people they love “Bloody Devotion”, I will do my best to translate it as well.


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雨の日に(On A Rainy Day) || 暁Records

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雨の日に
ame no hi ni
On A Rainy Day

original: ティアオイエツォン(withered leaf)
arrangement: ねこ☆まんじゅう
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: KILLOVE FIREPROOF!
circle: 暁Records


Fall was ending and the north wind lead on winter.
When I met you in quite such an old season,
I decided that I want to live together with you.

Please, always, always
be by my side.

-Stack


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