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Arashi - Kite lyrics



Song on Youtube with Japanese lyrics (NHK 2020)

I translated "Kite" which was sang by Arashi, and written and composed by Yonezu Kenshi. Please let me know if I've made any mistakes.

Lyrics updated on 2021.07.13

Kanji

小さな頃に見た 高く飛んでいくカイト
離さないよう ぎゅっと強く 握りしめていた糸
憧れた未来は 一番星の側に
そこから何が見えるのか ずっと知りたかった

母は言った「泣かないで」と
父は言った「逃げていい」と
その度にやまない夢と     空の青さを知っていく

風が吹けば 歌が流れる    口ずさもう 彼方へ向けて
君の夢よ 叶えと願う    溢れ出す ラル ラリ ラ

小さな頃に見た 大きな羽のカイト
思い出よりとても古く 小さい姿でいた
憧れた未来は いつもの右ポケットに
誰も知らない物語を 密かに忍ばせて

友は言った「忘れない」と
あなたは言った「愛してる」と
些細な傷に宿るもの
聞こえて来る どこからか

風が吹けば 歌が流れる    口ずさもう 彼方へ向けて
君の夢よ 叶えと願う    溢れ出す ラル ラリ ラ

嵐の中をかき分けていく小さなカイトよ
悲しみを越えてどこまでも行こう
そして帰ろう その糸の繋がった先まで

風が吹けば 歌が流れる     口ずさもう 彼方へ向けて
君の夢よ 叶えと願う     溢れ出す ラル ラリ ラ
ラル ラリ ラ
ラル ラリ ラ

Romaji

Chiisana koro ni mita takaku tondeiku kaito
Hanasanai you gyutto tsuyoku nigirishimeteita ito
Akogareta mirai wa ichi ban boshi no soba ni
Soko kara nani ga mieru no ka zutto shiritakatta

Haha wa itta "Nakanai de" to
Chichi wa itta "Nigete ii" to
Sono tabi ni yamanai yume to sora no aosa o shitteiku

Kaze ga fukeba uta ga nagareru kuchizusamou kanata e mukete
Kimi no yume yo kanae to negau afuredasu ra ru ra ri ra

Chiisana koro ni mita ookina hane no kaito
Omoide yori totemo furuku chiisai sugata de ita
Akogareta mirai wa itsumo no migi poketto ni
Dare mo shiranai monogatari o hisoka ni shinobasete

Tomo wa itta "Wasurenai" to
Anata wa itta "Aishiteru" to
Sasai na kizu ni yadoru mono
Kikoetekuru dokokara ka

Kaze ga fukeba uta ga nagareru kuchizusamou kanata e mukete
Kimi no yume yo kanae to negau afuredasu ra ru ra ri ra

Arashi no naka o kakiwaketeiku chiisana kaito yo
Kanashimi o koete dokomade mo yukou
Soshite kaerou sono ito no tsunagatta saki made

Kaze ga fukeba uta ga nagareru kuchizusamou kanata e mukete
Kimi no yume yo kanae to negau afuredasu ra ru ra ri ra
Ra ru ra ri ra
Ra ru ra ri ra

English

When I was little I saw a kite flying high
I held on to the string tightly so I wouldn't lose the kite
The future I yearned for is next to the first star of the night
I always wondered what I could see from up there

My mother told me not to cry
My father told me it's okay to run away
Every time they told me I remembered my grand dreams and that blue sky

The wind brings music with it, I face the distance and start to sing
I pray your dreams come true     Overflowing with la lu la li la

The huge kite that I had seen when I was little
Seemed much smaller and older than I remembered
The future I yearned for was always in my right-hand pocket
The story no one knows about was hidden in secret

My friends told me they wouldn't forget me
You told me you loved me
These slivers of pain don't fade
I can hear them, but where do they come from?

The wind brings music with it, I face the distance and start to sing
I pray your dreams come true     Overflowing with la lu la li la

The small kite fights its way through the storm
It overcomes sorrow, it can fly anywhere
And return home afterwards
Back to where the string is tethered

The wind brings music with it, I face the distance and start to sing
I pray your dreams come true     Overflowing with la lu la li la
La lu la li la
La lu la li la
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