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Kaetai Mirai
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Single/Album Kaetai Mirai
Kanji 変えたい未来
English The Future I want to Change
Romaji kaetai mirai
Center Kasumi Yuuna
Artist Senbatsu
Lyrics S-Quadruple
Released SC0126.03.05


Kaetai Mirai (変えたい未来, The Future I want to Change) is AKB0048's 572nd major single (574th overall). It is written by Sweetangl823, and it is the 14th single in the new Era. The Senbatsu was elected through the Jyanken Taikai.

CD Information

  1. Kaetai Mirai /Senbatsu
  2. Matchmaker
  3. Fancy
  4. Mannouyaku (万能薬, Panacea)
  5. Bona Fide / Team A
  6. Oto ga Umareru (音が生まれる, Sound is Born) / AKB0048

  • Kaetai Mirai /Senbatsu
  • Matchmaker
  • Hiretsuna (卑劣な, Despicable)
  • Kowareta Stigma (壊れたStigma, Broken Stigma) / Successors
  • Red Herring / Team K
  • Oto ga Umareru (音が生まれる, Sound is Born) / AKB0048

  • Kaetai Mirai /Senbatsu
  • Matchmaker
  • Smile Charm
  • Yume wa Toshokan de Hibiku (夢は図書館で響く, Dreams Resound at the Library) / 154th Generation
  • Itoshisa no Alt+F4 (愛しさのAlt+F4, Alt+F4 of Love) / Team B
  • Oto ga Umareru (音が生まれる, Sound is Born) / AKB0048

  • Kaetai Mirai /Senbatsu
  • Matchmaker
  • Fuson wa Nandakke? (不遜は何だっけ?, What is Hubris?)
  • Hitotsu Hitotsu Negai (一つ一つ願い, Every Single Wish)
  • Haitateki (排他的, Exclusive)
  • Oto ga Umareru (音が生まれる, Sound is Born) / AKB0048

  • Single Senbatsu

    16 Member Senbatsu. Senbatsu was elected through the Jyanken Taikai. Front Girls are bolded. Kasumi Yuuna Center
    Successors: Akimoto Sayaka the 15th, Maeda Atsuko the 19th, Takahashi Minami the 7th, Sashihara Rino the 11th, Shimazaki Haruka the 11th, Hirate Yurina the 7th, Nakai Rika the 15th, Minegeshi Minami the 7th
    151st Generation: Miyabi Honoka, Kashita Miyagi
    153.5th Generation: Hatsune Hikari
    154th Generation: Kasumi Yuuna, Itou Haruki, Tomone Kaoru
    154.5th Generation: Chibana Miko, Aiwara Kurumi

    MV Sypnosis

    The MV starts out with footage of a destroyed city, starting with overhead shots, and then streetview, slowly creeping up towards a destroyed monument. Everything is eerily quiet.

    The screen cuts over to Yuuna, who is walking through the ruins. As she walks around, she looks at the destruction with solemn eyes.
       Honoka, Kaoru and Mii-chan are then shown. Honoka sits atop a large piece of rubble, which a standing Kaoru is also leaning against. She has crossed her arms. Sitting on the ground is Mii-chan, leaning against the rubble as well.
       Then Karin, Techi, Haruki and Sasshi are shown at a ruined playground. Karin, closest to the camera, sits on a swing, unmoving. Techi is leaning on the fence, resting her forearms atop it, and Haruki stands with one hand on a climbing frame, a small bit further away from the camera than Techi. Sasshi, furthest away from the camera, is sitting down with her back against the remains of a seesaw.
       Acchan, Takamina, Hikari and Mirai are shown next. They are in a classroom. Acchan sits in the first row, at the desk to the right of the hole in the middle. Takamina stands in the second row, her back against the wall, eyes closed. Hikari is crouched to the very right of the third row, holding a dirty pencil case with a sad expression, and Mirai is in the middle seat at the fourth row, chin in her hand and gazing out the broken windows.
       Finally, Miyagi, Aoi, Sayaka and Paruru are shown in a ruined shopping mall. Looking up to the broken ceiling where light is filtering through is Miyagi. Aoi focuses on the broken shop signs, her chin a bit tilted up as well. Sayaka stands by one of the display windows, looking at a big crack at eyelevel in the glass, and Paruru looks down at the remnants of a long since dead decorative plant.

    The music starts as Yuuna reaches what used to be the main square, and she stares out over it for a moment.
       She walks over to an area that seems a little bit less destroyed, and picks up a burnt book lying there. Part of it falls to the ground, too damaged to stay together. She gazes at it for a moment, before looking straight at the camera, and she sings her first line to the music.
       The screen then cuts back to Honoka, Kaoru and Mii-chan, and they sing their line. Yuuna is seen on the main square in the distance, and she is singing along as well.
       The screen cuts over to Karin, Techi, Haruki and Sasshi, and they sing their first line where they are.

    As the refrain starts, Miyagi, Aoi, Sayaka and Paruru start moving by looking at eachother, and then nodding. Karin, Techi, Haruki and Sasshi get up from their places at the playground. Acchan, Takamina, Hikari and Mirai get up from their places in the classroom, and start to head towards the door. Honoka jumps down from her seat atop the rubble, Kaoru stops leaning against it, and Mii-chan gets up as well. The three start walking as well. Finally, back at the main square, as the final line of the refrain is sung, Yuuna throws away the wasted book.

    Acchan, Takamina, Hikari and Mirai are the first shown in their uniforms for the song, standing beside each other and following the dance routine as they sing their line.
       The screen cuts to Miyagi, Aoi, Sayaka and Paruru, also in their uniforms for the song, doing the same as they sing their line.

    As the second verse starts, Honoka, Kaoru and Mii-chan have reached Yuuna, and they sing their lines as the three walk up to stand beside Yuuna on the ruined main square.
       As they sing their line, Karin, Techi, Haruki and Sasshi start walking out of the playground.
       Acchan, Takamina, Hikari and Mirai are shown walking in the corridors of the school as they sing their line.

    When the second refrain comes, Yuuna, Honoka, Kaoru and Mii-chan are in the main square, following the dance routine. Karin, Techi, Haruki and Sasshi wordlessly start running. Acchan, Takamina, Hikari and Mirai leave the school building, stepping out into the sunshine outside, and start running as well. Miyagi, Aoi, Sayaka and Paruru head up some stairs, finding their way outside of the shopping mall as well.

    Miyagi, Aoi, Sayaka and Paruru are once again shown in in their uniforms, following the dance routine as they sing.
       Yuuna, Honoka, Kaoru and Mii-chan are shown in their uniforms as well, doing the same as they sing their line.

    Karin, Techi, Haruki and Sasshi are shown in their uniforms, repeating the previous shots as they also follow the dance routine side by side as they sing.
       Acchan, Takamina, Hikari and Mirai are again shown in their uniforms, following the dance routine as well.

    During the short instrumental break, the screen cuts back to Yuuna, Honoka, Kaoru and Mii-chan at the main square. They seem worried, gazing at eachother and the structures around them, and talking, although the sound is muted. Their discussion gets more heated as the instrumental continues, coming to a point when Yuuna screams something at the other three.

    Before the situation can get worse, the instrumental ends, Acchan, Takamina, Hikari and Mirai arrive, singing their lines as they walk over to the feuding girls, place a hand on their shoulders to calm them down, and then walk over to their positions in the dance formation.
       Miyagi, Aoi, Sayaka and Paruru follow suit, singing their lines as they walk up to the four girls, bright smiles on their faces and then taking their positions in the dance formation.
       Finally, Karin, Techi, Haruki and Sasshi also arrive, singing their lines as they walk over to the four girls, displaying encouragement in their own ways, and then take their positions in the dance formation.
       Yuuna, Honoka, Kaoru and Mii-chan, encouraged by the others, take a deep breath, and sing their lines as they move into the position as well. As they sing their last note, a bright light coming from the 16 girls cover the screen briefly, before fading away, leaving the entire senbatsu in their uniforms for the song instead of the tattered clothing they wore before.

    They perform the rest of the song in the ruined main square and the MV ends with a closeup of Yuuna at the end of the performance that then fades to black.

    Lyrics

    Kimi wo kinishinai kamoshirenai kedo
    kore ga bokura ga sumu sekai nara
    Buki wa subete no mondai no
    kaiketsusaku ni
    Imi wa nani dayo?

    Dakara boku wa kono you ni mienai
    sekai ni toutasu shitai
    Kono kaetai mirai wo
    ukeireru ga dekinai

    Ima no genjitsu kara
    umareta sekai?
    Boku ga shoujiki deareba,
    hitsuyou to suru bashou ni toutatsu suru ni
    ooku no sagyou ga aru yo

    Shin no boku wa tachigatte nanika wo shite koto
    boku ni sakende iru
    Kataku tatte to
    nagare ni sakaratte oyoge koto
    Demo sore wa nikushimi no hiraishin dake janai yo?

    Bokura wa minna shibarareta no ima ni
    subete wa netsuite iru
    Kono kaetai mirai kara
    me wo hanasu ga dekinai

    Naze, bokura ga sunde iru sekai wo
    ukeirenakya?
    Ima no dono you ni,
    kenchouna kanjou wa
    hisansa to SUTORESU janai ka?

    Sono sonzai wa tashika yo
    atta koto wo henkou dekinai
    Demo futabi okoranai wo
    kakinin suru ga dekiru
    Erabu hito wa bokura janai ka?

    Dakara boku wa kono you ni mienai
    sekai ni toutasu shitai
    Kono kaetai mirai wo
    ukeireru ga dekinai

    Saishuuteki ni bokura no sekinin,
    yotei sarete inai
    unmei wo nozomu nara
    Doushiyou ka
    oshiete kurenai yo
    Tada kaetai mirai wa
    teikou suru darou wo
    shitteiru
    Tsuyosa ya jizokusei no
    mondai janai
    ishi no dayo

    Dakara boku wa kono you ni mienai
    sekai ni toutasu shitai
    Kono kaetai mirai wo
    ukeireru ga dekinai

    It may not bother you
    but if this is the world we live in
    Where weapons are the solution
    to everything
    What's the meaning of it all?

    So I want to reach a future
    that doesn't look like this
    I can't bring myself to accept
    this future that I want to change

    A future born from the
    now that is today?
    If I'm completely honest,
    it'll take a lot of work
    to get where we need to be

    The true me is yelling at me
    to get up and do something
    To take a stand and swim
    against the current
    Isn't that just a lightning rod for hate though?

    It's all grounded in the now
    that we are all bound to
    I can't look away
    this reality I want to change

    Why do we have to accept
    the world we live in?
    The way it is now,
    aren't misery and stress
    the prominent emotions?

    It's existence is certain
    we can't change what's already been
    But we can make sure
    it doesn't happen again
    Shouldn't it be up to us to choose?

    So I want to reach a future
    that doesn't look like this
    I can't bring myself to accept
    this future that I want to change

    In the end it's up to us,
    if we want a fate
    not predestined
    I can't tell you
    what to do
    I just know this
    future I want to change
    will resist
    It's not a question of
    strength or persistence
    but will

    So I want to reach a future
    that doesn't look like this
    I can't bring myself to accept
    this future that I want to change

    君を気にしないかもしれないけど
    これが僕らが住む世界なら
    武器は全ての問題の
    解決策に
    意味は何だよ?

    だから僕は このように見えない
    世界に到達したい
    この変えたい未来を
    受け入れるができない

    今の現実から
    生まれた世界?
    僕が正直であれば、
    必要とする場所に到達するに
    多くの作業があるよ

    真の僕は立ち上がって何かをしてこと
    僕に叫んでいる
    堅く立ってと
    流れに逆らって泳げこと
    でもそれは憎しみの避雷針だけじゃないよ?

    僕らはみんな縛られたの今に
    全ては根付いている
    この変えたい未来から
    目を離すができない

    なぜ僕らが住んでいる世界を
    受け入れなきゃ?
    今のどのように、
    顕著な感情は
    悲惨さとストレスじゃないか?

    その存在は確かよ
    あった事を変更できない
    でも再び起こらないを
    確認するができる
    選ぶ人は僕らじゃないか?

    だから僕は このように見えない
    世界に到達したい
    この変えたい未来を
    受け入れるができない

    最終的に 僕らの責任、
    予定されていない
    運命を望むなら
    どうしようか
    教えてくれないよ
    ただ変えたい未来は
    抵抗するだろうを
    知っている
    強さや持続性の
    問題じゃない
    意思のだよ

    だから僕は このように見えない
    世界に到達したい
    この変えたい未来を
    受け入れるができない

    Kimi wo kinishinai kamoshirenai kedo
    kore ga bokura ga sumu sekai nara

    [Miy/Kas/Min/Tom] Buki wa subete no mondai no
    [Miy/Kas/Min/Tom] kaiketsusaku ni
    [Sas/Hir/Ito/Chi] Imi wa nani dayo?

    Dakara boku wa kono you ni mienai
    sekai ni toutasu shitai
    Kono kaetai mirai wo
    ukeireru ga dekinai

    [Mae/Tak/Nak/Hat] Ima no genjitsu kara
    [Mae/Tak/Nak/Hat] umareta sekai?
    [Aki/Shi/Kas/Aiw] Boku ga shoujiki deareba,
    [Aki/Shi/Kas/Aiw] hitsuyou to suru bashou ni toutatsu suru ni
    [Aki/Shi/Kas/Aiw] ooku no sagyou ga aru yo

    [Miy/Kas/Min/Tom] Shin no boku wa tachigatte nanika wo shite koto
    [Miy/Kas/Min/Tom]boku ni sakende iru
    [Sas/Hir/Ito/Chi] Kataku tatte to
    [Sas/Hir/Ito/Chi] nagare ni sakaratte oyoge koto
    [Mae/Tak/Nak/Hat] Demo sore wa nikushimi no hiraishin dake janai yo?

    Bokura wa minna shibarareta no ima ni
    subete wa netsuite iru
    Kono kaetai mirai kara
    me wo hanasu ga dekinai

    [Aki/Shi/Kas/Aiw] Naze, bokura ga sunde iru sekai wo
    [Aki/Shi/Kas/Aiw] ukeirenakya?
    [Miy/Kas/Min/Tom] Ima no dono you ni,
    [Miy/Kas/Min/Tom] kenchouna kanjou wa
    [Miy/Kas/Min/Tom] hisansa to SUTORESU janai ka?

    [Sas/Hir/Ito/Chi] Sono sonzai wa tashika yo
    [Sas/Hir/Ito/Chi] atta koto wo henkou dekinai
    [Mae/Tak/Nak/Hat] Demo futabi okoranai wo
    [Mae/Tak/Nak/Hat] kakinin suru ga dekiru
    [Mae/Tak/Nak/Hat] Erabu hito wa bokura janai ka?

    Dakara boku wa kono you ni mienai
    sekai ni toutasu shitai
    Kono kaetai mirai wo
    ukeireru ga dekinai

    [Mae/Tak/Nak/Hat] Saishuuteki ni bokura no sekinin,
    [Mae/Tak/Nak/Hat] yotei sarete inai
    [Mae/Tak/Nak/Hat] unmei wo nozomu nara
    [Aki/Shi/Kas/Aiw] Doushiyou ka
    [Aki/Shi/Kas/Aiw] oshiete kurenai yo
    [Sas/Hir/Ito/Chi] Tada kaetai mirai wa
    [Sas/Hir/Ito/Chi] teikou suru darou wo
    [Sas/Hir/Ito/Chi] shitteiru
    [Miy/Kas/Min/Tom] Tsuyosa ya jizokusei no
    [Miy/Kas/Min/Tom] mondai janai
    [Miy/Kas/Min/Tom] ishi no dayo

    Dakara boku wa kono you ni mienai
    sekai ni toutasu shitai
    Kono kaetai mirai wo
    ukeireru ga dekinai

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