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Kibou no Chronicle
ChroKi LE.png
Single/Album Kibou no Chronicle
Kanji 希望のChronicle
English Chronicles of hope
Romaji Kibou no Chronicle
Center Masuda Akari
Artist Senbatsu
Lyrics S-Quadruple
Released SC0123.06.30

Kibou no Chronicle (希望のChronicle, Chronicles of Hope) is the 561st major single (563rd overall) that AKB0048 has released. It is the third single in the new era, and the Senbatsu was elected through the Senbatsu Sousenkyo. The lyrics for the single are written by Sweetangel823.

CD Details

  1. Kibou no Chronicle (希望のクロニクル)/Senbatsu
  2. Miryoku (魅力)/Successors
  3. Manatsu no Sounds Good! (Takayama Ai Center Ver)(真夏のSounds good!)/150th generation
  4. UFO/151st generation
  5. Shiritai (知りたい)/Team 00
  6. Ai to wa Nani ka? (愛とは何か?)/Non-elected members
  7. Kibou no Chronicle (Off-vocal)
  8. Miryoku (Off-vocal)
  9. UFO (Off-vocal)
  10. Shiritai (Off-vocal)
  11. Ai to wa nani ka? (Off-vocal)

  • Kibou no Chronicle (希望のクロニクル)/Senbatsu
  • Naze? (なぜ?)/Senbatsu
  • Mirage/Successors
  • Anata no Sakuhin (あなたの作品) /150th generation
  • Nijuu no Niji (二重の虹)/151st generation
  • Ai to wa Nani ka? (愛とは何か?)/Non-elected members
  • Kibou no Chronicle (Off-vocal)
  • Naze? (Off-vocal)
  • Mirage (Off-vocal)
  • Anata no Sakuhin (Off-vocal)
  • Nijuu no Niji (Off-vocal)
  • Ai to wa nani ka? (Off-vocal)

  • Kibou no Chronicle (希望のクロニクル)/Senbatsu
  • Shuudan-teki Uchuu (集団的宇宙)/Successors
  • Datenshi (堕天使)/150th generation
  • Tengoku no Tobira (天国の扉)/151st generation
  • Musou-ka (夢想家)/Team 00
  • Ai to wa Nani ka? (愛とは何か?)/Non-elected members
  • Kibou no Chronicle (Off-vocal)
  • Shuudan-teki Uchuu (Off-vocal)
  • Datenshi (Off-vocal)
  • Tengoku no Tobira (Off-vocal)
  • Musou-ka (Off-vocal)
  • Ai to wa nani ka? (Off-vocal)

  • Kibou no Chronicle (希望のクロニクル)/Senbatsu
  • Naze? (なぜ?)/Senbatsu
  • Miryoku (魅力)/Successors
  • Mirage/Successors
  • Shuudan-teki Uchuu (集団的宇宙)/Successors
  • Manatsu no Sounds Good! (Takayama Ai Center Ver)(真夏のSounds good!)/150th generation
  • Anata no Sakuhin (あなたの作品)/150th generation
  • Datenshi (堕天使)/150th generation
  • UFO/151st generation
  • Nijuu no Niji (二重の虹)/151st generation
  • Tengoku no Tobira (天国の扉)/151st generation
  • Shiritai (知りたい)/Team 00
  • Musou-ka (夢想家)/Team 00
  • Ai to wa Nani ka? (愛とは何か?)/Non-elected members
  • Kibou no Chronicle (Off-vocal)
  • Naze? (Off-vocal)
  • Miryoku (Off-vocal)
  • Mirage (Off-vocal)
  • Shuudan-teki Uchuu (Off-vocal)
  • Anata no Sakuhin (Off-vocal)
  • Datenshi (Off-vocal)
  • UFO (Off-vocal)
  • Nijuu no Niji (Off-vocal)
  • Tengoku no Tobira (Off-vocal)
  • Shiritai (Off-vocal)
  • Musou-ka (Off-vocal)
  • Ai to wa Nani ka? (Off-vocal)

  • Kibou no Chronicle (Music Video)
  • Naze? (Music Video)
  • Miryoku (Music Video)
  • Mirage (Music Video)
  • Shuudan-teki Uchuu (Music Video)
  • Anata no Sakuhin (Music Video)
  • Datenshi (Music Video)
  • UFO (Music Video)
  • Nijuu no Niji (Music Video)
  • Tengoku no Tobira (Music Video)
  • Shiritai (Music Video)
  • Musou-ka (Music Video)
  • Ai to wa Nani ka? (Music Video)

  • Senbatsu

    The main stage formation for the song

    10 Members, Senbatsu was elected in the 561st Senbatsu Sousenkyo. Masuda Akari Center. Numbers in the brackets name the spot in the election.

    Successors

    Shinoda Mariko the 12th (#08), Akimoto Sayaka the 15th (#05), Sato Amina the 6th (#07)

    150th Generation

    Takayama Ai (#02), Hoshimiya Aoi (#10)

    151st Generation

    Miyabi Honoka (#06), Asahina Miru (#09), Kashita Miyagi (#03), Snow Ashley (#04), Masuda Akari (#01)

    MV Sypnosis

    The screen starts out black. The sound of someone walking is heard, before the camera fades to four pairs of feet walking on what appears to be diamond. They stop, and the screen fades to black again. It fades back to another three pairs of feet walking in another direction, before fading to black again. Once more, the screen fades back to two pairs of feet walking in yet another direction. It fades to black again, before fading back to a final pair of feet walking straight towards the camera.

    The screen cuts to the group of ten people standing side by side, wearing worn, but casual, clothes. Their faces aren’t shown. One of the people suddenly takes a step forward, prompting the others to follow after a moment. The word “Ikou” (‘Let’s go’) appears on a black screen.

    The music starts. The screen cuts to a stage illuminated from the behind, showing only the silhouettes of the senbatsu as they move along with the music.

    The moment the first strophe of lyrics starts, the screen cuts to the girls making their way through a maze, reaching a door. Walking through it, they see the base of a large temple made of some kind of crystal with gold decor. Something is shining at the top of the temple, but the girls cannot see what it is. The screen cuts to a close-up of Akari, Ai and Miyagi, who look at each other and nod.

    The screen cuts back to the, now fully illuminated stage, and the first refrain is performed.

    The screen cuts back to the girls. The group are climbing up the steep stairs, at times pausing and marvelling at the view they have of the surrounding area. They reach a platform, from which the staircase doesn’t continue. In the wall of the large building, they see an ornate door, and when they walk close to it, the doors open. They look at each other with looks varying from excitement, to confusion and wariness. After a moments hesitation, they head toward the door, approaching it together. A sudden gust pushes everyone back, and they shield their eyes to continue walking, but seems to push everyone but Akari, Ai, Miyagi and Ashley more. The moment Akari, Ai, Miyagi and Ashley passes through the door, they shut, separating the four from the rest of the group.
    The song has now reached the intermission, and the camera stays with Akari, Ai, Miyagi and Ashley, who spins on their heels, pushing at the doors and calling for the others. The other groups’ voices reach them, saying that they are okay. The others also urge them to move on, as they’ve gotten too far to turn back. After a moments hesitation, the three decide to do so.

    The screen cuts to a montage of the four moving through different obstacles of various degrees of deadliness through help and teamwork, holding on to each other for balance and similar.

    They reach a larger ledge that they need to climb over, and they start to do so. The screen cuts to Akari. She pulls herself up to the edge of it, hanging on the ledge by her arms. Suddenly, she slips back. The screen cuts to her outstretched hand as she starts to fall, almost in slow motion. Two hands reach out and manages to grasp her hand before it passes the edge. The screen pans out, and Ai and Miyagi are holding on to her hand, both wearing a smile on their face, before they pull her up, Ashley helping them when she can get to.

    The screen cuts back to the stage, and the second refrain is performed.

    When the next piece of instrumental section start, the screen cuts back to the four girls as they get through another door, which closes behind them, and they see the opening to the top of the temple. The door is slowly closing, and the girls share a look, before dashing toward it. As they get closer, the opening gets smaller and smaller, and they realize that they’re not going to get through – at least not all of them. When they get close enough, Ai, out of nowhere pushes Akari forward, causing the brunet to tumble through the gap right before it closes.
    Akari rises up, looking at the now closed opening. She hits it with her fist, calling for the other three, wanting it to open, but it doesn’t budge. Then the light shining behind her registers, and she slowly turns around. She walks up to from where the light is coming from; the top of a pedestal. When she gets there, she realizes that it is a crystal. Hesitating, she reaches out, and lifts the crystal off the pedestal. In an instant, the ragged clothes she are wearing is replaced with the uniform for the song.

    The screen cuts to a wide shot of the temple, and the light at the top expands to cover the whole screen.

    When the second refrain starts, the screen cuts to all of the members performing in the uniform on top of the crystal temple, performing the song to the end.

    Lyrics

    Chiisana hana,
    tsubomi wo koenai.
    Kappatsuna ko,
    yorokobi de sakende.
    Jikan ga areru toki
    akiramenaide no ishi
    Karera no minna wa
    kibou no Chronicle

    Boku ga wakatta toki,
    boku wa jibun wo yobidasu ga
    hotondo nakatta yo.
    Shinseiji no kouma ya
    nae no youna ooku no
    Amari ni mo juuyou deatta wo
    ninshiki koto wa shibaraku
    jikan ga kakatta

    Yumemiru
    Funtou suru
    Sore wa onaji da yo
    Kara donnani da

    Kibou no Chronicle
    Karera ga nandearu ka yo
    Bokutachi ga nandearu ka yo
    Kibou no Chronicle
    Sasaina koto
    Mada sonnani kachiga aru
    Kibou no Chronicle

    Shiore hana
    Sono nen wo mita
    Genshukuna sasayaki
    kaze no you ni kodokuna
    Namida ga houfu ni nagareru to
    itami ga kienai
    Mada karera ga
    Love no Chronicle

    Boku ga otona ni nattara
    Seikou suru
    Yuumei ni narerudarou
    Mada soredemo
    seichou shita nda toki
    Boku wa mada
    sekai wo miteiru
    kodomo no me wo toushite de

    Rakka suru to tsumazukushi
    Soshite futatabu tachigatte
    Sore ga jinsei no jousha da yo
    Minna ga toranakereba naranai

    Love no Chronicle
    Zutto karera ga nandearu ka yo
    Zutto bokutachi ga nandearu ka yo
    Love no Chronicle
    Saidai no kyuuin
    mata wa saisou no kibou
    Love no Chronicle

    Kibou no Chronicle
    Karera ga nandearu ka yo
    Bokutachi ga nandearu ka yo
    Kibou no Chronicle
    Sasaina koto
    Mada sonnani kachiga aru
    Kibou no Chronicle

    Kibou no Chronicle
    Love no Chronicle
    Kibou no Chronicle

    A small blossom,
    little more than a bud.
    A lively child,
    screaming in delight.
    The will to never give up
    when times get rough.
    They are all
    Chronicles of hope

    When I was young
    I had little to
    call my own.
    Much like a newborn foal
    or a seedling
    It took a while
    for me to realize
    that I was important too

    Dreaming on
    Struggling on
    They are both the same
    No matter where they're from

    Chronicles of hope
    that's what they are
    that's what we are
    Chronicles of hope
    A small token
    Yet worth so much
    Chronicles of hope

    A wilting flower
    having seen its years
    A solemn whisper
    lonely as the wind
    When tears flow in abundance
    And the pain doesn't disappear
    They are still
    Chronicles of love

    When I become an adult
    I will be successful
    And I'll be famous
    Yet even then
    when I'm grown
    I will still continue
    viewing the world
    through the eyes of a child

    Falling and tripping
    And getting up again
    That's the rollercoaster of life
    We all have to take

    Chronicles of love
    They will always be
    We will always be
    Chronicles of love
    The biggest aspiration
    or the smallest of hopes
    Chronicles of love

    Chronicles of hope
    that's what they are
    that's what we are
    Chronicles of hope
    A small token
    Yet worth so much
    Chronicles of love

    Chronicles of hope
    Chronicles of love
    Chronicles of hope

    小さな花、
    つぼみを超えない。
    活発な子、
    喜びで叫んで。
    時間が荒れるとき
    あきらめないでの意思
    彼らのみんなは
    希望のChronicle

    僕が若かったとき、
    僕は自分を呼び出すが
    ほとんどなかったよ。
    新生児の子馬や
    苗のような多くの
    あまりにも重要であったを
    認識ことはしばらく
    時間がかかった

    夢見る
    奮闘する
    それは同じだよ
    からどんなにだ

    希望のChronicle
    彼らが何であるかよ
    僕たちがなんであるかよ
    希望のChronicle
    ささいなこと
    まだそんなに価値がある
    希望のChronicle

    しおれ花
    その年を見た
    厳粛なささやき
    風のように孤独な
    涙が豊富に流れると
    痛みが消えない
    まだ彼らが
    LoveのChronicle

    僕が大人になったら
    成功する
    有名になれるだろう
    まだそれでも
    成長したんだとき
    僕はまだ
    世界を見ている
    子供の目を通してで

    落下すると躓くし
    そして再び立ち上がって
    それが人生の乗車だよ
    みんなが取らなければならない

    LoveのChronicle
    ずっと彼らが何であるかよ
    ずっと僕たちがなんであるかよ
    LoveのChronicle
    最大の吸引
    または最小の希望
    LoveのChronicle

    希望のChronicle
    彼らが何であるかよ
    僕たちがなんであるかよ
    希望のChronicle
    ささいなこと
    まだそんなに価値がある
    希望のChronicle

    希望のChronicle
    Love望のChronicle
    希望のChronicle

    [Tak/Mas] Chiisana hana,
    [Tak/Mas] tsubomi wo koenai.
    [Kas/Sno] Kappatsuna ko,
    [Kas/Sno] yorokobi de sakende.
    [Aki/Miy] Jikan ga areru toki
    [Shi/Sat] akiramenaide no ishi
    [Hos/Asa] Karera no minna wa
    [Tak/Mas] kibou no Chronicle

    [Tak/Kas/Mas]Boku ga wakatta toki,
    [Tak/Kas/Mas] boku wa jibun wo yobidasu ga
    [Tak/Kas/Mas] hotondo nakatta yo.
    [Aki/Miy/Sno]Shinseiji no kouma ya
    [Aki/Miy/Sno] nae no youna ooku no
    [Shi/Sat/Hos/Asa] Amari ni mo juuyou deatta wo
    [Tak/Mas] ninshiki koto wa shibaraku
    [Tak/Mas] jikan ga kakatta

    Yumemiru
    Funtou suru
    [Kas/Sno] Sore wa onaji da yo
    [Tak/Kas/Sno/Mas] Kara donnani da

    Kibou no Chronicle
    Karera ga nandearu ka yo
    Bokutachi ga nandearu ka yo
    Kibou no Chronicle
    Sasaina koto
    Mada sonnani kachiga aru
    Kibou no Chronicle

    [Hos/Asa] Shiore hana
    [Hos/Asa] Sono nen wo mita
    [Shi/Sat] Genshukuna sasayaki
    [Shi/Sat] kaze no you ni kodokuna
    [Aki/Miy] Namida ga houfu ni nagareru to
    [Aki/Miy] itami ga kienai
    [Kas/Sno] Mada karera ga
    [Tak/Mas] Love no Chronicle

    [Shi/Hos/Asa] Boku ga otona ni nattara
    [Aki/Sat/Miy] Seikou suru
    [Aki/Sat/Miy] Yuumei ni narerudarou
    [Kas/Sno] Mada soredemo
    [Kas/Sno] seichou shita nda toki
    [Tak/Mas] Boku wa mada
    [Tak/Mas] sekai wo miteiru
    kodomo no me wo toushite de

    Rakka suru to tsumazukushi
    Soshite futatabu tachigatte
    [Kas/Sno] Sore ga jinsei no jousha da yo
    [Tak/Kas/Sno/Mas] Minna ga toranakereba naranai

    Love no Chronicle
    Zutto karera ga nandearu ka yo
    Zutto bokutachi ga nandearu ka yo
    Love no Chronicle
    Saidai no kyuuin
    mata wa saisou no kibou
    Love no Chronicle

    [Tak/Mas] Kibou no Chronicle
    [Tak/Mas] Karera ga nandearu ka yo
    [Tak/Mas] Bokutachi ga nandearu ka yo
    [Kas/Sno] Kibou no Chronicle
    [Tak/Kas/Sno/Mas] Sasaina koto
    Mada sonnani kachiga aru
    Kibou no Chronicle

    [Aki/Miy/Sno] Kibou no Chronicle
    [Tak/Kas] Love no Chronicle
    Kibou no Chronicle

    Trivia

    • This is the first Senbatsu Sousenkyo Single in the new era.
    • This is also Sato Amina the 6th's first Senbatsu appearance.
    • This is also the largest single up to date. The Limited Edition CD has a total of 27 tracks (Off-vocal tracks included).
    • The song's title is commonly shortened to ChroKi, even if it technically should be "KiChro".
    • First Time a 151st Generation Member is chosen as Center.
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