Alright, so this goes back a few weeks to when Chiba Lotte Marines second baseman Shunichi Nemoto's at-bat music became the title song by one of the latest fabricated J-Pop boy groups, 羞恥心 (Shuuchishin, which means "shame"). If you haven't seen/heard it before, here's a Youtube video of the PV. If you go to about 1:23 in the video, that's the part they always play for Nemoto's at-bats: "shuuchishin, shuuchishin, oretachi wa..."
Anyway, for whatever reason, I had started kinda humming along to it during his at-bats, only I would be singing, "Shunichi, Shunichi, oretachi wa..."
And so, uh, in honor of today being Shunichi Nemoto's birthday, I went ahead and actually wrote the REST of the lyrics. Incase it isn't obvious, I don't really write parody lyrics in Japanese all that often (read: never), so bear with me. I assure you that despite how retarded my lyrics sound, they barely do justice to the complete inanity of the original song.
Thanks to Jeff (the2belo) for sanity-checking for me.
(to the tune of Shuuchishin/羞恥心, by the group of the same name)
(Parody lyrics by Deanna "Marinerd" Rubin)
Wakai senshu wa subarashii
Hashitte mamotte utte mo goukai no sa
LOTTE no minna suki dakedo
Ichiban ii no ga Nemoto
Dakara mainichi mi ni iku no sa
Naiya goro sareta SEKANDO no
Subete tsukameba shouri wo mamoru hazu
※バンザイ バンザイ バンザイ バンザイ
BANZAI BANZAI BANZAI BANZAI
Saikai nanka wa, niawanai
Yuushousen ni saa mezase!
Gaiya itsumo donna toki mo
Ouen shitai saa
歓声 歓声 歓声
Kansei kansei kansei
Yume de ikiteru
Umaku yakyuu dekinai kamo
Waraitakereba warau ga ii
Ore no taisetsu hata furu yo
Ashita aite wo taosu kana?
(repeat ※ and △ sections)
(English... which, try as I might, sounds stupid no matter how you cut it:)
Young players are awesome
Running through the stadium,
Their defense and hitting is exciting.
I like all of the Lotte players,
But the one I like best is Nemoto,
So I go to watch him play every day.
If an infield grounder is hit to second base
He grabs them all and protects the victory!
Banzai, banzai, banzai, banzai
Don't lose the game
Last place doesn't suit you guys
Let's aim for the championship!
We all want to cheer for you from the outfield
Hear our song, hear our song, hear our song
And we can live our dreams.
Maybe these guys can't play baseball that well
So laugh if you want to
We'll all go and wave our flags
...hm, do you think they can defeat tomorrow's opponent?
Shunichi! Lotte! (x2)
I am trying to figure out exactly how many drinks it would take before I'd be willing to sing this one at karaoke. Hmm.