Sunday, January 23, 2011

NEWS! ALL RINGTONES ON MY 4SHARED&BLOG HAVE BEEN REMOVED!

ALL RINGTONES ON MY 4SHARED & BLOG HAVE BEEN REMOVED!

Initially, I hadn't thought that artists received a portion of the profit from selling ring tones. I thought putting up ring tones were like putting up previews/samples/song clips. However, after reading an article on Chinese artists Xiang Xiang, I thought about this further and realized that whether for personal use or not, this is taking away from "supporting" my favorite artists. Yes, in this day and age, "support" means pulling money out of your pocket. Small artists like Xiang Xiang need whatever cash they can get to continue making songs. Although the ring tones I made were from bigger artists, it doesn't change the fact that it's wrong.

If you still have my ring tones on file (I noticed the 2Ne1 got almost 4k downloads!!) please do not distribute them!

Friday, January 21, 2011

Gong Xi Gong Xi 恭喜恭喜 lyrics and english translation

Simplified characters and Pinyin Lyrics:

每条大街小巷
mei tiao da jie xiao xiang
每个人的嘴里
mei ge ren di zui li
见面第一句话
jian mian di yi ju hua
就是恭喜恭喜
jiu shi gong xi gong xi
恭喜恭喜恭喜你呀
gong xi gong xi gong xi ni ya
恭喜恭喜恭喜你
gong xi gong xi gong xi ni

冬天已到尽头
dong tian yi dao jing tou
真是好的消息
zhen shi hao di xiao xi
温暖的春风
wen nuan di chun feng
就要吹醒大地
jiu yao chui xing da di
恭喜恭喜恭喜你呀
gong xi gong xi gong xi ni ya
恭喜恭喜恭喜你
gong xi gong xi gong xi ni

浩浩冰雪融解
hao hao bing xue rong jie
眼看梅花吐蕊
yan kan mei hua tu rui
漫漫长夜过去
man man chang ye guo qu
听到一声鸡啼
ting dao yi shen ji ti
恭喜恭喜恭喜你呀
gong xi gong xi gong xi ni ya
恭喜恭喜恭喜你
gong xi gong xi gong xi ni

经过多少困难
jing guo duo shao kun nan
历经多少磨练
li jing duo shao mo lian
多少心儿盼望
duo shao xin er pan wang
盼望春的消息
pan wang chun de xiao xi
恭喜恭喜恭喜你呀
gong xi gong xi gong xi ni ya
恭喜恭喜恭喜你
gong xi gong xi gong xi ni

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English Translation:

1
Everywhere on the streets,
The first phrase from people's mouths
When meeting is congratulations.
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you

2
The winter has come to an end.
What good news!
The warm breeze of the spring
will wake up the earth.
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you

3
The heavy snow has melted.
Soon the plum blossoms will spill out.
The endless nights have passed.
Hear the rooster's shrill crow.
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you

4
After so much difficulty,
Experiencing so much discipline,
How many hearts are looking forward
To the news of spring?
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you
Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations to you

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Kinkyori Renai Volume 6, chapter 21

I got my copy of Jin Ju Lian Ai (Close Range Love) Volume 6!

I will be translating the complete chapter 21 of Kinkyori Renai as a preview to the manga volume 6. Since there's a text translation, there will be no images provided. I encourage you to purchase the manga yourself. The cover is lovely, and the drawings are nice and crisp.

I will be updating this page as I do the translations. As of now, I am busy with school work, as I've got midterms, essays, and lots of reading to catch up on. There will be more updates, but don't plan on anything new over the course of this week and presumably the week after also.


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P.4
Uni Narrative: Teacher....
Haruka: Today, there's no one absent.

P.5
Haruka: Ah, that's right...pertaining to tomorrow's sports match...
the school said that the winning team is able to enjoy one week's worth of meal coupons.
(At the school's cafeteria).

Students:
Really?! Beats last year's by two days!
I really want it!
Whoo~~we will definitely win the competition!
Azusa: Volley--

Students: Volley?

P.6
Azusa: Leave the volleyball match to me.
I am going to work in the morning in order to be able to compete.

Students: ...

Male Student: Azusa, you've completely succumbed to this class, eh?
(Really cute...<3)
Female Student: Overmore,combined with Kururugi's genius, our class will definitely obtain victory!
Nami: That's right! You can do it, genius Uni!
Uni: Mm, I can definitely do it~~
Nami: That...

P.7

Uni Narrative: First meeting, new Kururugi Uni (17 years old)
Please take care of me.

(Small text: Looking, reading).

Uni: Sha-ding~!*

Class: !?

Nami: U-uni....?
Girl: Saki...
Each classmate

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Edit 10/24/11: So I don't think I have time or patience for a bubble by bubble translation...but I finished reading the entire volume on Saturday, and somehow things don't look or sound as dramatic when you're reading it on paper. Odd, isn't it?

Anyways, the chapter I remember the most is the New Year's date. Uni's little brother hypnotizes their dad into thinking that the cat statue is Uni so that she'd be able to go out on a date with Haruka. The time limit is four hours. She meets up with him but acts really fishy and Haruka notices this. Then a group of their classmates show up and Haruka says he has to go spend time with them but will catch up with her later. Uni gets a text from her mom telling her that she'd better head back home, because the hypnosis ended earlier than expected. Uni tells Haruka that she has to go, but Haruka says with a serious expression, "You don't like being with me?" or something along those lines (I forget). Uni makes a really sad expression but he goes anyway. When she goes home, her dad said she was gone for a long time, and her mom says that she was at the library or bookstore studying/reading a lot of books. Uni, however, confesses to her dad that she was going out with Haruka. Her dad rages and suddenly Haruka appears behind her. Uni's dad blames Haruka of course, and Haruka takes the blame, saying that it was he who wanted to spend time with her. Uni's dad is still mad but freaks out after his wife says that he got her pregnant at 17. Uni and Haruka are able to leave the scene. They go outside so that Uni can see him off. Haruka leans in for a kiss but Uni says they can't, because they're outside her door. Haruka says that he doesn't care and that he hadn't kissed her for a long time, so they share a kiss.

I think I am forgetting something important..he might have also told her in this chapter that the guy she saw (the actor dude) was his dad.