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Jul

2013

Gokigen Song

"I made it!"

I shouted naturally when I finished uploading this "Gokigen Song" with English translation.  

 

Six hours have passed since I started to add subtitles and it's now 2:45 a.m.  It actually took me much more time because my PC was "frozen" when I was about to complete 99%.  

 

I regretted I didn't save it, but now, I think this trouble made me more happy...and it made me shout,

"I made it!"

 

I beleive nobody like troubles.   But it is "trouble" that can make people feel more happy....than people without trouble. 

 

This is just like a part of lyrics in this song.

 

"Hop, slip and fall (=trouble), and then jump (=be happy)." 

 

By the way, I do hope you won't be disappointed to know the meanings of the Bon Dance Songs.  There are many utterly nonsensical meanings because writers of the song stick to rhym.  I think sound is ultimately more important than its meaning for the song writer.

 

The singer, Yutaka Ooe's official profile;
http://www.kitajima-music.co.jp/yutaka/

English: http://www.jpopasia.com/celebrity/yutakaooe/

 

 

盆ダンスの「ごきげんソング」のアップロードを終えた瞬間思わず

 「やったーーー!!!」

と叫んでしまいました。

 

思えば、このビデオに歌詞と英訳を付け始めてもう6時間が経ち、時計をみれば朝の3時前。実は一度完成マジカの時に、PCのフリーズがあって、もう一度はじめからやり直すことになったのです。

 

まめに編集を保存しなかったことを後悔しましたが、こうして今、心境を分析してみますと、このトラブルがあったからこそ、「やったーーー!」という達成感を味わえたのではないか?などと考えています。

 

ちょうど歌詞にも「ホップ・すべって、またジャンプ」とありますが、トラベルにもめげずに、また立ち上がってジャンプしましょう。幸せになりましょう、、、、とプラス思考が重要に思うのです。

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Comments: 3
  • #1

    Colleen (Thursday, 25 July 2013 00:06)

    Wow, Sensei, you did that fast!! It's a wonderful song and the translation makes it even more wonderful! Arigato gozaimasu!!

  • #2

    Colleen (Thursday, 25 July 2013 04:49)

    I just watched the whole thing and the lyrics are very amusing, but still overall it's very uplifting and matches the music and mood! Thank you again for not making us wait one year. Susan Metivier posted it on her Facebook page!

  • #3

    Kosen (Thursday, 25 July 2013 12:47)

    Aloha Colleen,
    Thank you very much for your comments.
    "Welcome back! to...comments and your blog, too.
    BTW, the singer of "Gokigen Song" is so young.