Code Geass – “Innocent Days” Lyrics Translation

Source: Here

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A lovely song from my favorite anime, Code Geass. By Hitomi Kuroishi.

This time, I put romaji right below the respective Japanese line for easier reading. It’s a rather poetic song, the translation lacks the poetic finesse for the sake of meaning.

Note: This song is sung in a made up language by the writer/composer/singer, Hitomi. So it is not exactly “sing-along-able”, but you will understand the meaning.

日本語で

泉が湧き立ち 川はうねり行く
Izumi ga wakitachi kawa wa uneri yuku
あなたはあの深い海 どうか見守ってください
Anata wa ano fukai umi douka mimamotte kudasai
神秘の翼で 宙を舞い上がる
Shinpi no tsubasa de chuu o maiagaru
あなたはあの暗い空 どうか導いてかださい
Anata wa ano kurai sora douka michibiite kudasai

夜明けの雨は自由に
Yoake no ame wa jiyuu ni
私の頬を濡らす
Watashi no hoho o nurasu
子供を抱くように
Kodomo o daku you ni
優しく包んでほしい
Yasashiku tsutsunde hoshii

焼けるような眼差し
Yakeru you na manazashi
美しい夢を追う力
Utsukushii yume o ou chikara
その心と魂を掛けて
Sono kokoro to tamashii o kakete
罪なき時代へ連れて行って
Tsuminaki jidai e tsurete itte

神秘の翼で 宙を舞い上がる
Shinpi no tsubasa de chuu o maiagaru
あなたはあの暗い空 どうか導いてください
Anata wa ano kurai sora douka michibiite kudasai
アーメン
Aamen

英語で

The spring flows, the river surges,
That deep sea, please watch over it.
You soar high in the sky on mysterious wings,
That dark sky, please guide it.

The rain of dawn
wets my cheek,
Like how one embraces a child,
I want it to embrace me.

With a gaze that burns,
The power to chase a beautiful dream,
Please make that heart and soul,
carry me on to world free of sin.

You soar high in the sky on mysterious wings,
That dark sky, please guide it.
Amen.

*Note: The song’s use of “ha” (は) and “wo” (を) have been translated as “wa” and “o” (as they would sound if saying out loud).

The song can be heard below.

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