gakuen heaven 2

Arata route translation

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several days later

(school hallway)
Yuki: Again, huh...
Yuki: Arata-san is practicing alone on the track again...
(Yuki: He's been like that ever since then.)
(Yuki: Since the day we heard the swim club members gossiping about Arata-san...)
(Yuki: It doesn't look like that rumor has spread throughout the school.)
(Yuki: And it doesn't seem like the swim club is putting Arata-san down or openly harassing him.)
(Yuki: But everyone in the swim club is kind of whispering.)
(Yuki: I can feel the awkward atmosphere surrounding them.)
(Yuki: I wonder if Arata-san is keeping himself at a distance.)
(Yuki: Even though before he was always training with everyone and practicing diving.)
(Yuki: Recently during club time, he goes to the track by himself to do gymnastic exercises and run.)
(Yuki: Strength training and visualization on the mat.)
Yuki: Why is he always just practicing by himself?
Yuki: He only goes to the pool after club is over.
Yuki: Even though before, he made it through the qualifier for the inter-high.
Yuki: Isn't it a really important time for him right now?
(Yuki: There's such a short amount of time he can dive at the pool outside of when everyone else in the club is using it.)
(Yuki: That's definitely weird.)
(Yuki: Arata-san too.)

Arata: It's fine, it's fine. You worry too much, Ace-kun. There's nothing to worry about.

Yuki: There is something to worry about...
(Yuki: Because of that rumor, Arata-san is worried about the swim club members.)
(Yuki: I can tell that much, even though he doesn't say it.)
Yuki: *sigh*...
Yagami: Hey, Asahina. What are you doing, staring out the window all out of it?
Yuki: Oh, Yagami...
Yagami: That's Arata. What's he doing by himself?
Yagami: The hell is that? Lying on his back, kicking and kicking his arms and legs. Is he pretending to be an overturned bug or something?
Yuki: No!
Yagami: But he sure can move. How long's he been like that?
Yuki: Dunno. He's been like that ever since I got here...
Yuki: It's been about 15 minutes, I guess.
Yagami: 15 minutes!? The hell is he doing!?
Yagami: Weirdo.
Yuki: Weird? That's strength training for diving.
Yagami: Training? He's in the swim club, why isn't he doing it at the pool?
Yuki: Well, um... track training is important too, I mean...
Yagami: Hmm, I see.
Yagami: So what're you doing?
Yuki: Huh?
Yagami: You've been here for fifteen minutes, right? Doing what...?
Yuki: I forgot!!
Yagami: Uwah! Don't yell so suddenly!!
Yuki: I was in the middle of delivering something for the student council!!
Yagami: What's with that?
Yagami: You slacking off?
Yuki: I am not.
Yuki: Arata-san was practicing so I ended up staring.
Yagami: Huh? Is that so interesting it's worth staring at?
Yuki: It doesn't matter. Bye.
Yagami: Yeah, deliver it already.
Yuki: I have to hurry.
Yuki: But...
Yuki: Arata-san... how long does he intend to stay like that?
(Yuki: Practicing all by himself.)
Yuki: I want to talk to Arata-san more...
(Yuki: But since then, I don't even see him in the cafeteria during lunch.)
(Yuki: I wonder where he usually eats.)
(Yuki: Since we're in different years, it's hard if we don't see each other in the cafeteria.)
(Yuki: Since he's really concentrating on his practice, it's hard to talk to him.)
Yuki: I wonder if he's avoiding me.
Yuki: *siiigh*...
*time passes, evening*

Yuki: ...I wonder if Arata-san is here.
Yuki: There he is.
(Yuki: But he's alone again...)
??: Oh, the student council president?
Yuki: Oh, professor.
swim club advisor: What is it? Are you on some student council business?
Yuki: No, I don't really have any business.
Yuki: I was just wondering if Arata-san was here.
swim club advisor: Minase, huh? He was your Bell One partner, wasn't he?
Yuki: Yes...
swim club advisor: If you're here to see him, can I make a bit of a request?
Yuki: What is it?
swim club advisor: The teachers are about to have a staff meeting.
swim club advisor: But Minase's still here, right?
swim club advisor: Basically, I can't let him practice alone.
swim club advisor: Could you watch him for me?
Yuki: Me?
swim club advisor: Yeah, just watch him.
swim club advisor: Someone like him wouldn't have an accident, but just in case.
Yuki: Alright. I'll watch from here until Arata-san is done.
swim club advisor: I see, thanks.
swim club advisor: One more thing. When he's done with practice, could you bring my key to the staff room?
Yuki: Okay.
swim club advisor: I see, thanks.
swim club advisor: Here, the key.
Yuki: Got it.
Yuki: ...He gave it to me.
(Yuki: Now I have a legitimate reason to watch Arata-san's practice.)
(Yuki: But...)
(Yuki: Practicing alone, huh.)
(Yuki: I wonder if Arata-san actually wants to practice with everyone like before...)
(Yuki: Using the practice time fully.)
Yuki: No splash, huh...?
Yuki: It's strange. Even though he's diving from so high up, he hardly makes any splash.
Yuki: Oh, Arata-san is swimming.
(Yuki: He's a diver, but I guess he also likes swimming.)
(Yuki: He's even extending his fingertips beautifully. His swimming is so relaxed.)
Yuki: He looks like he's enjoying himself...
Yuki: Arata-san...
Yuki: You really like to swim.
(Yuki: You're always just smiling and kind of silly...)
(Yuki: But even though people mistake you for being irresponsible,)
(Yuki: You're not skipping a single day of training, even though your fellow swim club members spread weird rumors.)
(Yuki: It must be really awkward for everyone, but still.)
(Yuki: Arata-san should have the right to practice, using the pool as much as he likes.)
Yuki: ...After all, it's wrong.
Yuki: Arata-san said he didn't mind, but...
(Yuki: It's not okay.)
(Yuki: It was other people who gossiped.)
(Yuki: Still, Arata-san is enduring it by himself and shortening his practice time.)
(Yuki: After all, it's really wrong.)
Yuki: Arata-san...
Yuki: Huh? Arata-san?
Yuki: ..He's gone? But he was just swimming before.
(Yuki: But he hasn't gotten out of the pool, has he?)
Yuki: Huh? Wait a minute, Arata-san?
(Yuki: Where is he? I'm sure he was underwater before...)
(Yuki: Was it over there?)
(Yuki: It's hard to see because of the reflections, but there's something kind of white submerged over there...)
Yuki: Arata-san!!
Yuki: Arata-san! Arata-san! Please come up!
Yuki: Oh no! He can't hear me!!
Yuki: Geez, in this case...

CG: Arata at the pool ladder
Arata: What's the matter?
Yuki: Arata-san... Are you... okay?
Arata: As you can see, I'm fit as a fiddle.
Yuki: Oh...
Arata: Yuki, you're kind of flustered.
Arata: I was in the water so I couldn't really hear.
end CG

Yuki: Sorry... I thought maybe you had drowned...
Arata: Of course not. A member of the swim club wouldn't drown.
Yuki: Sorry...
Arata: ...*sigh*
Yuki: Oh...
(Yuki: He put his hair up. It's a bit of a shame.)
(Yuki: ...I mean, right now, I'm alone with Arata-san.)
(Yuki: Now's the time...)
Yuki: Um, do you have a minute?
Arata: Hm? If it's the menu for dinner tonight, I don't know. Oh, it's curry, isn't it?
Yuki: Not that. I want to talk seriously.
Yuki: That rumor about you that the swim club members were talking about before...
Yuki: You said it was fine, but after all, I think the situation is no good like this.
Arata: Yuki.
Yuki: Yes?
Arata: I said don't talk about that anymore.
Yuki: But...
Arata: Besides, what are you doing here?
Yuki: Oh, it was a request from the professor before. He has a staff meeting so he gave me the key.
Yuki: He told me to take the key back to the staff room when you're finished practicing.
Arata: I'll take care of that. So you can leave now.
Yuki: I can't.
Arata: Why?
Yuki: The professor asked me to.
Yuki: He said to watch you just in case something happened, since you're alone.
Yuki: He also asked me to return the key.
Yuki: So I can't go back by myself.
Arata: Even though I want you to leave me alone?
Yuki: I won't.
Arata: I'm telling you, there's no point to you being here, Yuki, okay?
Arata: In case something happens, what? Nothing will happen. How many years do you think I've been diving?
Yuki: But there's not a zero possibility that you might have an accident, right?
Arata: Oh geez... Stop complaining.
Yuki: But I'm worried... What if something happened to you, Arata-san...!?
Arata: Ah told ya before, didn't Ah?[note!]As noted in the common route with Panda-san, the Kansai dialect is often rendered as a heavy Southern accent when translated into English. Whenever Arata breaks into Kansai-ben in the game, his lines will be presented with an accent. Note that his accent is not as heavy or over-the-top dramatic as Panda-san's, though. :3 (Arata has three distinct ways of speaking: derpy/cute, standard, and Kansai.)
Yuki: Huh?
Arata: Just so ya know, when Ah was underwater before, it wasn't 'cause Ah was in bad shape or anything.
Arata: Ah just like being underwater. There's no problem.
(Yuki: What is this? The way Arata-san is talking is kind of...)
(Yuki: Is it a dialect?)
(Yuki: But, he hasn't talked like that at all until now...)
(Yuki: It's kind of like Kansai-ben.)
(Yuki: Come to think of it, during the Gourmand Cup,)
(Yuki: Arata-san said he's from Shiga prefecture.)
(Yuki: Is it the speech from Shiga...?)
Arata: What? Don't stare at people.
Yuki: Um, your speech. It's changed...
Arata: Oh.
Arata: ... So?
(Yuki: Oh, he went back.)
(Yuki: But the way he was talking was kind of different from usual...)
Yuki: No. I was a bit surprised...
Arata: ...Anyway.
Arata: You're in the way of my practice there.
Arata: I want to be alone.
Yuki: But...
(Yuki: I don't recognize Arata-san like this.)
(Yuki: I've never seen him like this.)
(Yuki: He's like a different person from before.)
(Yuki: Like this...)
(Yuki: How can I leave it like this!!?)
Yuki: Arata-san.
Arata: What?
Yuki: I'm not leaving.
Arata: Even though I'm saying it bothers me?
Yuki: Still, I'm worried about you!!
Yuki: You helped me in the Bell One!
Yuki: We're partners!
Arata: The Bell One is over. We're not partners anymore.
Yuki: But, because you helped me, this time I want to help you.
Yuki: Because of that weird rumor, you have to practice alone. You can't leave things like that, can you?
Arata: That doesn't bother me.
Arata: No one in the swim club has said anything after that.
Arata: I want to practice alone now.
Arata: Leave me alone.
Yuki: No!
Arata: *sigh*... Listen...
Arata: There's no one at the pool, you're alone with the subject of that rumor.
Arata: If anyone saw you, you'd get weird rumors spread about you too.
Arata: Be aware of that.
Yuki: Calling them weird rumors,
Yuki: Even though you said it doesn't bother you, Arata-san, after all it does.
Arata: It doesn't bother me. I'm saying this for your sake...
Yuki: I don't care about that rumor!
Arata: Huh?
Yuki: I was surprised at first.
Yuki: Since it was the first time I've heard stuff like that between guys about someone close to me.
Yuki: But I don't care about that.
Arata: Hmm. Even if the rumor is true?
Yuki: I don't care.
Yuki: Whether it's true or not, I don't mind.
Yuki: More importantly, they're the ones in the wrong, making you not be able to practice because of a rumor.
Yuki: Arata-san, even though you really like diving, you're being made to hold back because of that rumor.
Arata: ...What? You're just saying whatever you want...
Arata: Like you know everything about me.
Arata: That I like diving, that I'm holding back.
Yuki: I can tell that by looking!
Yuki: I...

CG: Arata kisses Yuki
Yuki: Ngh!!
Arata: Mph... *smooch*...
Yuki: ...
(Yuki: This...)
(Yuki: Is it Arata-san's lips on my lips?)
(Yuki: This... he's kissing me... isn't he?)
(Yuki: He's cold, wet, and... smells a little like chemicals...)
Arata: ...Mph.
Yuki: Ungh... mph...
(Yuki: He was just in the pool, so Arata-san's,)
(Yuki: Lips are cold...)
end CG

Arata: ...*pant*
Yuki: ...What was that just now...?
Arata: Now do you get it?
Yuki: Get what...?
Arata: I like guys.
Yuki: *gasp*...
Arata: I never once denied the rumor.
Yuki: Oh...
Arata: What? Now's a little late to be so surprised.
Arata: Was it so gross you can't say anything?
Yuki: ...

It wasn't gross.
Please stop messing around.

(decision: It wasn't gross.)
Yuki: It wasn't gross!!
Arata: Hmm.
Arata: Then, it felt good...?
Yuki: Wha. Did it feel good...?
Yuki: Oh...
Arata: Hehe. Was it too short and you weren't satisfied?
Arata: In that case, should we try kissing again?
Arata: It wasn't all that much.
Yuki: Wha! What's that supposed to mean!!?
Arata: You weren't satisfied with a kiss?
Yuki: No!!
Arata: You don't want to? After all, it was gross.
Yuki: That's not it. How can you say to do it again so easily!!?
(Yuki: What is this?)
(Yuki: Well, that kiss before...)
(Yuki: It was only an instant, but it felt kind of good, or rather...)
(Yuki: I wish we had stayed like that a little longer...)
(Yuki: No!! That's not the issue right now!!)
Yuki: Anyway, stuff like kisses with the person you like...
Yuki: That's right!!
Yuki: Kisses are something you do with the person you like, or a lover, right!?
Yuki: Still, being kissed suddenly like just now, that's, uh, um...
Arata: That's ridiculous.
Yuki: Huh?
(Yuki: Arata-san. Just now he said it was ridiculous...)
Arata: That's stupid, the person you like, a lover.
Arata: You can kiss anyone.
Arata: It's just pressing your lips together.
Yuki: No way!
Arata: That's all it is.
Arata: It's the same with anyone.
Arata: Ah-ah. You've put me out of the mood.
Arata: Why don't you take the key back like you wanted?
Arata: I'm leaving now.
Yuki: Arata-san...
(Yuki: Oh no...)

(Yuki's room)
Yuki: *sigh*
Yuki: *siiigh*...
Yuki: Today, right here... Arata-san's lips touched my lips.
(Yuki: They were cold.)
(Yuki: It was just an instant, but...)
(Yuki: I did feel the sensation.)
(Yuki: ...)
Yuki: ...I got excited...
Yuki: I can't believe it...
(Yuki: Just remembering it like this, I'm so excited it almost hurts.)
(Yuki: But Arata-san was...)

Arata: You can kiss anyone.
Arata: It's just pressing your lips together.
Arata: It's the same with anyone.

Yuki: The same...
Yuki: I don't think so.
(Yuki: Although I've never thought of something like that between guys.)
Yuki: A kiss...
Yuki: With Arata-san...
Yuki: I didn't think it was gross at all...
(Yuki: It was wet.)
(Yuki: It was moist and soft.)
(Yuki: But it was cold.)
(Yuki: That sensation... it was gone immediately, but I wanted to savor it a little longer.)
Yuki: !!
Yuki: Uh, uwah! Waaah!!
(Yuki: Crap. I've gotten more excited.)
(Yuki: My heart really is nearly hurting...)
(Yuki: What was that? That kiss...)
(Yuki: Even though he suddenly pressed his lips against me, he immediately moved away.)
(Yuki: Like he was running away.)
(Yuki: What was Arata-san trying to do with that...?)

Arata: I like guys.

Yuki: ...
Yuki: Even though he's always silly...
Yuki: He looked like that...
(Yuki: Arata-san's expression. Absolutely no one knows it.)
(Yuki: Not the swim club members, not Yagami.)
(Yuki: No one at this school...)
(Yuki: Only I've seen it.)
Yuki: Oh...
Yuki: But saying you can do that with anyone...
Yuki: What was that supposed to mean?
Yuki: Is that normal?
Yuki: No no no...
Yuki: I couldn't do it.
Yuki: Never.
(Yuki: But for Arata-san...)
(Yuki: Somehow... more than Arata-san saying 'I like guys,')
(Yuki: More than being suddenly kissed,)
(Yuki: Arata-san saying that was more shocking, I mean...)
Yuki: It's depressing...

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