|“||The boy loses the boy||”|
—Author's Comment to the song
|Music and Lyrics||Kemu|
|Illustrations and Movie||Hatsuko (Illustration)|
|Released||May 31, 2017|
Dear Doppelganger (背景ドッペルゲンガー Haikei Dopperugengaa) is the 9th song in the series. It was given the subtitle「少年は少年を失くして」(The boy loses the boy).
Dear Doppelganger was uploaded on March 31, 2017 and it's Kemu's latest song after 4 years of his absence in the VOCALOID community. Kemu also stated on the same day, as long time assumed, that he was Shota Horie from the band PENGUIN RESEARCH.
Lyrics & Translation
“dōmo konnichiwa kimi no bunshin desu”
Lyrics translated by Hazuki no Yume: https://hazukinoyume.wordpress.com/about-me/#usage
“Hello there, I’m your doppelganger.” I rub my eyes, wondering what kind of joke this is. There are two of my shadows, and thus the curtain rises once more.
“You said you wish there were another one of you,” “and that fervent wish has called me into existence.” Well, you could say I wished for it. I was just bearing my cross, an agent for everything.
I don’t care about the method; just give me results. Such a meaningless, worthless price to pay. Say, rather than that, I gotta tell you about something important. All right? “Yes, I’ll do it. I’ll do it. I’ll do anything. I’m your doppelganger,” the messiah says with a chuckle.
Dear doppelganger, who, oh who are you? Aah, everything is intersecting with chaos. Who am I? You know, the #0 and #1 don’t exist. There’s absolutely no basis for a proof of any kind. Dear doppelganger, who, oh who is you? The world wouldn’t pay any notice to a devoured existence. The sound won’t stop ringing. The frenzy won’t die down. The miraculous cycle of endless rebirths dyes the deranged answer with its color. Runpappa
Things somehow seem strange on Monday. As the story starts falling apart, one piece at a time, it’s suspicious of me. “Who the hell are you?”, it seems to ask.
Hold on a minute. I’m not aware of what happened yesterday, nor of any of the words I said. Before I knew it, my shadow is dissolving. What exactly am I? Please, give me back my existence.
“I’m terribly sorry, but it feels quite good to be here, in its own way.” “You’re already well aware that there’s no longer any place for you here, right?” “You know, if you’ve got something robbed from you, you just gotta rob it back, right? It’s your turn this time,” the invader says with a chuckle.
Dear doppelganger, who, oh who are you? Aah, everything is intersecting with chaos. Who am I? Well, I suppose that’s the way it is. Of course. There’s only one seat of life. Dear doppelganger, who, oh who is you? Before the single drop that spilled completely dries away— I don’t care who it is or what it is, just give me a vessel. The deranged answer dyes everything with its color. Runpappa
PRAY That is the chain of human karma that continues on forever. PAIN They yield to each other, forgive each other, and become satisfied with that. PRAY The missing piece. A worthless pain. Hope, as well as love. PAIN They entrust in each other and are reborn. Initiation PRAY “I can live your life much better than you.” PAIN “It’s your turn to save someone next.” PRAY “You already know what you’re supposed to do, right?” PAIN Someone, please give me a miracle.
Dear doppelganger, who, oh who are you? Aah, everything is intersecting with chaos. Who am I? It can’t be stopped. There’s no going back. Hello there, I am your—
Dear doppelganger, that, oh that is me. Even if the world were to pay any notice to a devoured existence, the sound won’t stop ringing out now. The frenzy won’t die down. The miraculous cycle of endless rebirths is gonna dye the deranged answer with its color. Do your best, okay? Runpappa
“Hello there, I’m your doppelganger.”
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