紅月勇女 || The Brave Maiden of the Scarlet Moon

紅月勇女
koudzuki yuujo
The Brave Maiden of the Scarlet Moon

Vocals: Nanjo Akira (南条 あきら)
Lyrics: Mameko (まめこ)
Arranged by: Kenji (Ash)
Album: SPRING★ 【Official Site】
Circle: Forestpireo (ふぉれすとぴれお)
Release Date: Reitaisai 7 [RTS7]
Original Theme: Broken Moon [砕月]

Requested by: Vengeance


底しれぬ闇たゆたう杯
人知れず花開く饗宴
唄え踊れ紅き処女達 影と共に歩め

soko shirenu yami tayutau sakazuki
hito shirezu hana hiraku kyouen
utae odore akaki otome-tachi kage to tomo ni ayume

A saké cup drifts in the unfathomable darkness.
This flower-blooming banquet is secret.
Dance and sing, scarlet maidens! Walk together with shadows.

掠める風の香に 睫毛をそっと伏せる
ざわめく虚ろの世 耳鳴る声を逸らして
例えば愛の剣とやらは
漆黒さえも照らすのだろうか

kasumeru kaze no ka ni matsuge wo sotto fuseru
zawameku utsuro no yo mimi naru koe wo sorashite
tatoeba ai no tsurugi to yara wa
shikkoku sae mo terasu no darou ka

I gently close my eyes upon smelling the scent of the wind.
This empty world stirs. I turn away from the voices ringing in my ears.
Perhaps the pitch blackness would be illuminated
By a blade of love…

広がる黄昏に焦がれ果てた
失うものは永久に散り行き
色を忘れた魚のように 廻る夢と現

hirogaru tasogare ni kogare hateta
ushinau mono wa towa ni chiri yuki
iro wo wasureta sakana no you ni meguru yume to utsutsu

I yearned to exhaustion in the spreading dusk.
The things I lose will scatter for eternity.
Dreams and reality circulate like fish that have forgotten their colours.

心の片隅に 焼け付く鈍色の空
見上げたその背には 消せない傷の囁き
例え孤独に包まれようと
たった一つ 信じた正義を

kokoro no katasumi ni yake tsuku nibi’iro no sora
miageta sono se ni wa kesenai kizu no sasayaki
tatoe kodoku ni tsutsumareyou to
tatta hitotsu shinjita seigi wo

A dull grey sky is burnt into a corner of my heart.
I looked up and saw the whispers of inerasable scars on their back.
Even if I will be engulfed by loneliness,
I will follow the sole justice I believed in.

世を捨て ひた走る闇の勇者
映らない瞳に何を宿す
現在を過去を置き去りのままに
怪と共に歩む

yo wo sute hita hashiru yami no yuusha
utsuranai hitomi ni nani wo yadosu
ima wo kako wo okizari no mama ni
kage to tomo ni ayumu

The hero of the dark casts away the world and runs.
What rests in their blank eyes?
Having left behind the present and the past,
They walk together with a mysterious shadow.

この手に宿る形無き炎
届く筈もなく息を潜める
いつか超える思いを携え
心燃やし尽くせ

kono te ni yadoru katachi naki honou
todoku hazu mo naku iki wo hisomeru
itsuka koeru omoi wo tazusae
kokoro moyashi tsukuse

Formless flames rest in my hand.
I stifle my breathing. There’s no way it’ll reach anyone.
I bear thoughts that I will someday surpass.
I’ll burn my heart to ashes!

未だ見ぬ数多の光の記憶
すべての始まりは宇宙の怒り
回れ叫べ赤き星々よ 涙と共に散れ

mada minu amata no hikari no kioku
subete no hajimari wa sora no ikari
maware sakebe akaki hoshi boshi yo namida to tomi ni chire

These are the memories of many lights, which I have not yet seen.
Everything began with the wrath of space.
Revolve and scream, o red star! Fall together with my tears.

世を捨てひた走る闇の勇者
映らない瞳に何を宿す
現在を過去を置き去りのままに
怪と共に歩む

yo wo sute hita hashiru yami no yuusha
utsuranai hitomi ni nani wo yadosu
ima wo kako wo okizari no mama ni
kage to tomo ni ayumu

The hero of the dark casts away the world and runs.
What rests in their blank eyes?
Having left behind the present and the past,
They walk together with a mysterious shadow.

今宵月の満ちた闇の杯
灯りも人の声も呑まれゆく
紅の宴にただ酔いしれ
この身を焼き尽くせ

koyoi tsuki no michita yami no sakazuki
akari mo hito no koe mo nomare yuku
aka no utage ni tada yoi shire
kono mi wo yaki tsukuse

Tonight, the dark cup is full of moonlight.
The lights and human voices are swallowed up.
I’ll just be intoxicated during this scarlet banquet
And I’ll burn my body to ashes!

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6 thoughts on “紅月勇女 || The Brave Maiden of the Scarlet Moon

  1. Vengeance December 23, 2017 / 11:55 am

    This one is kinda tough. Still, Suika is partying hard here again, sort of? Thank you once more 😀

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    • releska December 23, 2017 / 5:23 pm

      You’re welcome (^_^) Maybe this song talks about Suika as a sort of heroine? Perhaps she’s partying to forget (or remember) what she did in the past…

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  2. Vengeance December 28, 2017 / 5:52 am

    Oh, that might be it! Got kinda confused about the hero, whether she (or he?) is part of the maiden crew mentioned at the start?

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    • releska December 30, 2017 / 8:25 pm

      If Suika’s the hero(ine), I guess she could be part of the maiden crew at the start. Maybe the first and last sections are set in the present and everything else is set in the past…

      I didn’t quite understand who the ‘shadows’ were, but maybe the shadows represent the past itself? In that case, maybe the ‘heroes’ in the middle refer to all of the ‘Scarlet Maidens’ at the party… There’s just so many possible ways of reading this, and the more I think about it the more complex it becomes

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  3. ycdtosa December 29, 2017 / 5:18 am

    There seems to be a minor error in the credits, Akira is actually credited with vocals while another persona named Kenji is credited with arrangement.

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    • releska December 29, 2017 / 8:07 am

      All fixed! I feel like that’s been happening to me a lot lately >_> I normally just copy the info section from another album by the same circle, but I should probably blank all the fields first to be on the safe side…

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