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Words, Music & Arrangement by Kobayashi Takeshi

Shinbun mo yomanai Atashi demo
(I who don't read even the newspaper)
Mainichi TV mitari Mainichi machi ni detari
Sureba wakaru Toki no muudo
(If I watch TV everyday or go out everyday)
(I will understand the mood of the time)

"Sagashimono wa mitsukatta no"
("Did you find the things you were looking for")
Dareka no koe ga shitari Dareka ni toikaketari
Tokidoki suru Samishiku naru
(Sometimes I ask someone in someone's voice)
(I become lonely)

(Sore wa marude Pazuru to meiro)
(That is so to speak puzzle and maze)
Anata no sei de Karappo ni natta kokoro ni Chikara wo ataete Soshite
(Give strength to my heart that became empty because of you And then)

Jibun no sutairu wo motte Tokui no sumairu ikashite
(Carrying my own style Bringing to life my special smile)*
Anata ga inai watashi wa Free
(When you are not around I am free)
Senchimentaru-ppoi nanbaa ippai narabete mo oite
(Placing side by side many sentimental numbers)**
Hitobanchuu nakitsudzuketemo Free
(Free even if I continue to cry all night)

"Ningen wa daredemo hitori"
("With regards to human beings, everyone is alone")
Nante atarimae no serifu
(This commonplace [actor's] line)
Zettai gomakasarenai Akita dake no iiwake desho
(Absolutely I won't be deceived It's just a tired excuse, right?)

Sore wa marude Pazuru to meiro
(That is so to speak puzzle and maze)
Anata no sei de Fukuzatsu ni natta kokoro wo Dandan toiteku Dakedo
(Gradually untie my heart that became complicated because of you However)

Eikaiwa mo kajitte Ryuugaku keikaku mo nette
(Knowing a bit of English conversation; working over my overseas study plan)
Keikaku da ore ni naru no mo Free
(Even if my plans become broken pieces I am Free)
Dokkade nanpa mo sarete Tekitou na aidzuchi utte
(Being flirted Chiming in)***
Nariyuki ni makaseru no mo Free
(Leaving to the course of events)

Serufukontorooru shite Oshieka nanka sugatte
(Having self-control Hanging on to teachings)
Motomeru hitoriyogari no Free****
(The freedom of a self-satisfaction that one wants)
Demo hontou wa shitteru no Mae kara wakatteta no
(But really I know I understood before)
Anata ga inakerya Tada no Free
(It is just the freedom of you not being here)

Ah-Kamisama Mirai wa doko ni aru no
(Ah-God Where is the future)

Sukina dake dakishimete
(Holding tight only what I like)
Hoshii dake motometsudzukete
(Continuing to seek only what I want)
Kinou toka ashita toka nakunaru no ga ii
(It'd be nice if yesterday or tomorrow [or something] disappears)

Jibun no sutairu wo motte Tokui no sumairu ikashite
(Carrying my own style Bringing to life my special smile)*
Anata ga inai watashi wa Free
(When you are not around I am free)
Senchimentaru-ppoi nanbaa ippai narabete mo oite
(Placing side by side many sentimental numbers)**
Hitobanchuu nakitsudzuketemo Free
(Free even if I continue to cry all night)

Shakai zentai no yukusaki mo Uchuu zentai no shuuten mo
(The destinaton of the whole society and the end of the whole universe)
Dokomade tadoritsukeru kamo Free
(May find their way [to me])
LALALALA tte yonaka ni Hitori hanauta shite
(In the middle of the night humming LALALALA by myself)
Anata no koto wo omoidasu Free
(I'm reminded of you)

Ah-Kamisama Ashita wa doko e yuku no
(Ah-God Where is tomorrow going)

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* ikasu can mean (1) bring [restore] to life; (2) make good use of; and (3) be smart-looking [attractive].
** It's up to you to interpret what she means by nanbaa. According to my colleague, nanbaa is probably "number [of songs]".
*** aidzuchi are sounds given during a conversation to indicate comprehension. aidzuchi wo utsu means to make agreeable responses.

Please help me with this one. This song is just filled with slangs and idioms...

Thanks to Eugene Mok for his corrections.