Takarazuka Revue Translations

LUNA

Dare demo Hero ni
Anyone Can be a Hero

Brian: Ima no wa kikoenakatta koto ni shiyou. Tokoro de, Pete: Kodomo no koro naritakatta mono nani?
Let's do something you've never heard of now. By the way, Pete, what did you want to be when you were a child?

Pete: Eh?

Brian: Kimi no risou no hero wa dare?
Who was your perfect hero?

Pete: Ah! Arnold Schwarzenegger!

Brian: ....Shuwa-chan!? [Arnold's Japanese nickname]

Dare mo ga kodomo no koro hero ni akogareru.
Everyone has a hero when they're a child.

Michelle: Candy-Candy!

All: Geh!

Lord Courtney: Dick Tracy!

All: Ooh!

Brian: Dare mo ga itsuka naritai hero o kokoro ni motsu.
Everyone has a hero you can't see in their heart.

Paula: Marilyn Monroe!

All: Wow!

Prof. Goodfellow: Batman!

All: Whew~!

Brian: Otona ni naru ni shitagatte
When you become an adult and conform
Kokoro no hero wa torozakaru
You give up on your heart's hero
Arehodo tsuyoku akogareta
The shadow of the one you loved so strongly
hito no kage ga tookunaru
grows even more distant

Naze wasurenakereba ikenai no ka?
Why must we forget?
Naze akiramenakereba ikenai no ka?
Why must we give up?

All: Be a hero! Be a hero!
Brian: Kanarazu naru hazu
You definitely can do it.
All: Be a hero! Be a hero!
Brian: Shudan o erabanakereba
You must chose the way

All: To be a hero!
Donna shudan ga aru
There is a way

Pete: Dou surya ii n da?
What should I do?

Brian: Idenshi.
Genetics.

Pete: Idenshi?
Genetics?

Doctor: Elvis Presley ga tokoya de sotta momiage na DNA ga te ni haitta.
I got ahold of a sample of Elvis Presley's DNA from a sideburn hair shaved at the barber's shop.

Brian: Omoshirosou da.
Sounds interesting.

Pete: Nanda? Oi-! Nani su~nda yo!?
What? Hey! What are you doing!?

Doctor: Omoi o kaibou suru.
Dissecting your brain.

Pete: Yamette ore! Kaibou tte yameyo! Kaeru ja nae da yo!
I quit! Dissection?! No dissection! I'm not a frog!

Doctor: Watashi no marmot ja~ Marmot ja~
My guinea pig.

Pete: Oi! Ore marmot ja naee~! Tasukete~!
Hey! I'm not a guinea pig~! Help me~!

Brian: Otona ni natta sono toki ni
When you become an adult
Kokoro no hero wa kagami no naka
your heart's hero is inside the mirror
Akogare douri takumashiku
The desire is strong
Nihiru na manazashi kawashi au
To turn aside with a nihilistic look
Kawashi au
To turn aside
Ima kono yo ni aru mono ga subete o
Now everything in this world,
kono ore no pocket ni ireyou~
is going into my pocket~

All: Be a hero! Be a hero!
Brian: Itsuka wa naru sa
Someday you can become one!
All: Be a hero! Be a hero!
Brian: Uchuu no emperor ni!
Emperor of the universe!

Oh, Alex, omae no DNA wa ore ga moteba jinrui no mirai wa~
Oh, Alex, if I had your DNA, I'd hold the future of mankind~
kono te ni~!
In my hands~!