Mothra's Song

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"Mothra's Song"
Composed by Yuji Koseki
Performed by Emi Ito and Yumi ItoMOT-MvG,
Sayaka Osawa and Keiko ImamuraGvM,
Megumi Kobayashi and Sayaka YamagukiRoM-RoM2,
Megumi Kobayashi and Misato TateRoM3,
Chihiro Otsuka and Masami NagasawaSOS
Sung in Mothra, Mothra vs. Godzilla,
Godzilla vs. Mothra,
Rebirth of Mothra,
Rebirth of Mothra II,
Rebirth of Mothra III,
Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.,
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Sung for Mothra, Mothra Leo

"Mothra's Song" (モスラの歌,   Mosura no Uta) is a song composed by Yuji Koseki for the 1961 Toho film Mothra. The song was initially performed by the musical duo The Peanuts, comprised of sisters Emi and Yumi Ito, who portrayed the Shobijin in the film. The Peanuts reprised the role in Mothra vs. Godzilla, in which they also performed the song. The song was later performed by Sayaka Osawa and Keiko Imamura in Godzilla vs. Mothra, Megumi Kobayashi, Sayaka Yamaguki, and Misato Tate in the Rebirth of Mothra trilogy, and Chihiro Otsuka and Masami Nagasawa in Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.. The song is also included in the soundtrack for Godzilla: King of the Monsters. A different version of Mothra's song was composed by Masaru Sato for the 1966 film Ebirah, Horror of the Deep, and performed by Pair Bambi. "Mothra's Song" is typically sung by Mothra's twin fairies in films in which she appears in order to summon her to their aid. The song's lyrics originate from the Indonesian language, but are approximated to Japanese pronunciations. The 1992 rendition of the song additionally features a new verse containing Japanese lyrics. In addition to "Mothra's Song," Mothra's Shobijin have performed numerous other songs in order to summon Mothra throughout her film appearances, many of which also contain lyrics derived from the Indonesian language.


Lyrics

Japanese Romaji lyrics English Lyrics

Mosura ya Mosura

Dongan kasakuyan indo muu

Rusuto uiraandoa, hanba hanbamuyan, randa banunradan

Tounjukanraa

Kasaku yaanmu

Mosura ya Mosura

Dongan kasakuyan indo muu

Rusuto uiraandoa, hanba hanbamuyan, randa banunradan

Tounjukanraa

Kasaku yaanmu

Mosura ya Mosura

Tasukete yo te yobeba

Toki o koete, umi o koete, nami no yo ni

Yate kuru

Mamorigami

Mosura ya Mosura

Yasasishasae wasure

Arehateta hito no kokoro inorinagara utaitai

Ai no uta

Mosura ya Mosura

Dongan kasakuyan indo muu

Rusuto uiraandoa, hanba hanbamuyan, randa banunradan

Tounjukanraa

Kasaku yaanmu

Mothra oh Mothra

If we were to call for help

Over time, over sea, like a wave

You'd come

Our guardian angel

Mothra oh Mothra

If we were to call for help

Over time, over sea, like a wave

You'd come

Our guardian angel

Mothra oh Mothra

If we were to call for help

Over time, over sea, like a wave

You'd come

Our guardian angel

Mothra oh Mothra

Of forgotten kindness and ruined spirits

We pray for the people's spirit as we sing

This song of love

Mothra oh Mothra

If we were to call for help

Over time, over sea, like a wave

You'd come

Our guardian angel

Bahasa, Malay and English Translation

Mosura ya Mosura

(Mothra ya Mothra)

(Mothra oh Mothra)

Dongan kasakuyan indo muu

(Dengan kesaktian indukmu)

(With the Power of your Ancestor)

Rusuto uiraandoa, hanba hanbamuyan, randa banunradan

(Restuilah doa hamba-hambamu yang rendah, Bangunlah dan )

(Grant the prayer of your followers, Arise and)

Tounjukanraa

(tunjukkanlah)

(Show)

Kasaku yaanmu

(kesaktianmu)

(Your Power)

Appearances

Versions

"Mothra's Song" in Mothra
"Mothra's Song" in Godzilla vs. Mothra
"Mothra's Song" in Rebirth of Mothra
"Mothra's Song" in Rebirth of Mothra II
"Mothra's Song" in Rebirth of Mothra III
"Mothra's Song" music video for Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.
"Mothra's Song" in Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.
"Mothra's Song" in Godzilla: King of the Monsters

See Also

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Green Blob Thing

7 months ago
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Loved hearing the new version in the cinema. Bear McCreary did a good job with the soundtrack.
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VaderRaptor

2 months ago
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Yeah.
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VaderRaptor

8 months ago
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1992 and 1961 versions are the best.
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DystrVction

9 months ago
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Much prefer the 2003 version.
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Green Blob Thing

34 months ago
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The 1992 version of this song is easily the best, though I love all versions of it. The only ones I'm not really that keen on are the versions from the Rebirth of Mothra films.
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Green Blob Thing

34 months ago
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The 1961 version is also fantastic. Actually, that one may be tied with the 1992 version as my favourite. They're both great.
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