Sakura no Hanabiratachi – AKB48

教室の窓辺には
kyoushitsu no madobe ni wa
Near the classroom window

うららかな陽だまり
urara kana hi damari
Is a carefree, sunny spot

あと僅かの春のカレンダー
ato wazuka no haru no KARENDAA
Very little time is left on the spring calendar

授業中 見渡せば
jugyou chuu miwataseba
During class, if I look around

同じ制服着た
onaji seifuku kita
Though wearing the same school uniform,

仲間たちが
nakama tachi ga
All of my classmates

大人に見える
otona ni mieru
Look like adults

それぞれの未来へと
sorezore no mirai e to
With each person’s own future

旅立って行くんだね
tabidatte iukunda ne
With each person’s own future

その背中に
sono senaka ni
We start our trip

夢の翼(はね)が
yume no hane ga
Sprout wings

生えてる
haeteru
Of our dreams

桜の花びらたちが咲く頃
sakura no hanabira tachi ga saku koro
Each time the cherry blossom petals bloom,

どこかで 希望の鐘が鳴り響く
dokoka de kibou no kane ga narihibiku
Somewhere hope’s bell resounds

私たちに明日(あす)の自由と
watashitachi ni asu no jiyuu to
With the freedom of tomorrow,

勇気をくれるわ
yuuki wo kureru wa
We’re given courage

桜の花びらたちが咲く頃
sakura no hanabira tachi ga saku koro
Each time the cherry blossom petals bloom,

どこかで 誰かがきっと祈ってる
dokoka de dareka ga kitto inotteru
Somewhere someone is praying

新しい世界のドアを
atarashii sekai no DOA wo
The door to a new world

自分のその手で開くこと
jibun no sono te de hiraku koto
We open with our own hands

喧嘩して 電話して
kenka shite denwa shite
There were times when we fought,

泣いたこと あったね
naita koto atta ne
Called each other, and cried

悩んだ日が
nayan da hi ga
Why do those troubled days

なぜか 懐かしい
naze ka natsukashii
Feel so nostalgic?

喜びも悲しみも
yorokobi mo kanashimi mo
During the happy or sad times

振り向けば 道のり
furimukeba michinori
If we turned back in the distance,

どんな時も
donna toki mo
No matter when

一人じゃなかった
hitori janakatta
We were never alone

卒業写真の中
sotsugyou shashin no naka
In the middle of our graduation picture,

私は微笑んで
watashi wa hohoen de
I smile

見送りたい
sugiru kisetsu miokuritai
The passing season wants to send us off

サヨナラ
SAYONARA
Good-bye

涙の花びらたちがはらはら
namida no hanabira tachi ga harahara
The petals of these tears go pitter-patter

この頬(ほほ)を流れ落ちて歩き出す
kono hoho wo nagare ochite aruki dasu
On these cheeks they come out, flow, and fall

青い空を見上げ 大きく
aoi sora wo miage ookiku
As we look up to the blue sky

深呼吸しながら
shinkokyuu shi nagara
And breathe in deeply

涙の花びらたちがはらはら
namida no hanabira tachi ga harahara
The petals of these tears go pitter-patter

思い出のその分だけ 美しく
omoide no sono bun dake utsukushiku
Memories of that part make me happy

目の前の大人の階段
me no mae no otona no kaidan
The stairs to adulthood before our eyes

一緒に登って手を振ろう
issho ni nobotte te wo furou
Together we climb and wave our hands

桜の花びらたちが咲く頃
sakura no hanabira tachi ga saku koro
Each time the cherry blossom petals bloom,

どこかで 希望の鐘が鳴り響く
dokoka de kibou no kane ga narihibiku
Somewhere hope’s bell resounds

私たちに明日(あす)の自由と
watashitachi ni asu no jiyuu to
With the freedom of tomorrow,

勇気をくれるわ
yuuki wo kureru wa
We are given courage

桜の花びらたちが咲く頃
sakura no hanabira tachi ga saku koro
Each time the cherry blossom petals bloom,

どこかで 誰かがきっと祈ってる
dokoka de dareka ga kitto inotteru
Somewhere someone is praying

新しい世界のドアを
atarashii sekai no DOA wo
The door to a new world

自分のその手で開くこと
jibun no sono te de hiraku koto
We open with our own hands

涙の花びらたちがはらはら
namida no hanabira tachi ga harahara
The petals of our tears go pitter-patter

この頬(ほほ)を流れ落ちて歩き出す 
kono hoho wo nagare ochite aruki dasu
Onto these cheeks they come out, flow, and fall

青い空を見上げ 大きく
aoi sora wo miage ookiku
As we look up to the blue sky

深呼吸しながら
shinkokyuu shi nagara
And breathe in deeply

涙の花びらたちがはらはら
namida no hanabira tachi ga harahara
The petals of our tears go pitter-patter

思い出のその分だけ 美しく
omoide no sono bun dake utsukushiku
The memory of that part makes me happy

目の前の大人の階段
me no mae no otona no kaidan
The stairs to adulthood before our eyes

一緒に登って手を振ろう
issho ni nobotte te wo furou
Together we climb and wave our hands

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