Mothra's Song

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"Mothra's Song"
Year(s) Performed 1961, 1964, 1992, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2003
Composer Yuji Koseki
Performer Emi Ito and Yumi ItoM-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.
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 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 Peantuts 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.. 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 fairies 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.
All versions of "Mothra's Song" (and other Mothra songs) in one video

See Also

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Green Blob Thing

21 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

21 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.