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Romaji

Mettara yattara naitenai
(Tsuyoin da onna onna)
Mettara yattara nigecha nai
(On & on & on yeah yeah)
Mettara yattara nayamanai
(Tsuyoin da onna onna)
Mettara yattara wow wow wow cry
(On & on & on)

Heisei mo juusuunen “A!” chuuma dashi
Reisei na nipponjuu ga sawagashii yeah yeah

Oozei ni eikyou nai yume ja tarinai
Soukai na kibun ni naritai

Waratte waratte waratte waratte
Waratte waratte yeah iku ze Go! Go!

Okotte naite kuratte hikatte
Wow shizen na serekushon

Sekai rankingu top mezase
Houra! Ikki ni kakenukero

Sekaijuu ga minna tomodachi
Sou sa! Tanoshiku yaresou da

Sekai rankingu top mezase
Koi no happii guranpuri

Sekaijuu ga minna tomodachi
Ai wa zettai tsutawaru sa oh baby

Mettara yattara naitenai
(Tsuyoin da onna onna)
Mettara yattara nigecha nai
(On & on & on yeah yeah)
Mettara yattara nayamanai
(Tsuyoin da onna onna)
Mettara yattara wow wow wow cry
(On & on & on)

“Kesseigo juushuunen” tookunai mirai
Kassai de nihonjuu ga sawagashii yeah yeah

Hyakusai ni nattatte utatte irareru
Kenkou na karada de aritai

Waratte waratte waratte waratte
Waratte waratte yeah iku ze Go! Go!

Odotte utatte happy day happy night
Wow jiyuu na resepushon

Sekai rankingu top mezase
Soko de! Ikki ni tatamikome

Sekaijuu ga minna tomodachi
Sou sa! Rekishii ni kizamikome

Sekai rankingu top mezase
Koi no isshou rabu rabu sai

Sekaijuu ga minna tomodachi
Ai wa koko kara hajimaru sa oh baby

Mettara yattara naitenai
Mettara yattara nigecha nai
Mettara yattara nayamanai
Mettara yattara wow wow wow cry

Mettara yattara naitenai
(Tsuyoin da onna onna)
Mettara yattara nigecha nai
(On & on & on yeah yeah)
Mettara yattara nayamanai
(Tsuyoin da onna onna)
Mettara yattara wow wow wow cry
(On & on & on)

English

I’ll never, ever cry
(‘Cause girls, girls are strong)
I’ll never, ever run away
(On & on & on yeah yeah)
I’ll never, ever, worry
(‘Cause girls, girls are strong)
I’ll never, ever wow wow wow cry
(On & on & on)

We’re in the teen years “Oh!” of the Heisei Era*
And all through calm Japan, people are partying, yeah yeah

I’m not influenced by the masses, dreams aren’t enough
I want to feel refreshed

Smile, smile, smile, smile
Smile, smile, yeah, let’s go! Go! Go!

Getting mad, crying, taking a blow, shining
Wow, a natural selection

Aim for the top in the world rankings
Look! Run right through

Everyone’s friends all over the world
That’s right! I think we can have fun

Aim for the top in the world rankings
Love’s happy Grand Prix

Everyone’s friends all over the world
I know my love will reach you, oh baby

I’ll never, ever cry
(‘Cause girls, girls are strong)
I’ll never, ever run away
(On & on & on yeah yeah)
I’ll never, ever, worry
(‘Cause girls, girls are strong)
I’ll never, ever wow wow wow cry
(On & on & on)

“Our tenth anniversary since we got started” isn’t that far in the future
All over Japan, people are applauding loudly, yeah yeah

I want to be so healthy
That I’ll still be able to sing when I’m 100

Smile, smile, smile, smile
Smile, smile, yeah, let’s go! Go! Go!

Dancing, singing, happy day, happy night
Wow, a free reception

Aim for the top in the world rankings
There! Drive it all the way in

Everyone’s friends all over the world
That’s right! Carve yourself into history

Aim for the top in the world rankings
Love’s lifelong love love festival

Everyone’s friends all over the world
Love starts here, oh baby

I’ll never, ever cry
I’ll never, ever run away
I’ll never, ever, worry
I’ll never, ever wow wow wow cry

I’ll never, ever cry
(‘Cause girls, girls are strong)
I’ll never, ever run away
(On & on & on yeah yeah)
I’ll never, ever, worry
(‘Cause girls, girls are strong)
I’ll never, ever wow wow wow cry
(On & on & on)

**The reign of Japan’s current Emperor, Emperor Heisei, which began in 1989. The Japanese use the reigns of emperors to count years as well as the western system. So 2005, for example, can be called "2005" or "Heisei 17".