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Old Oct 18, 2013, 12:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Hellacia View Post
What it says goes into the Romaji tracklist
Yes. And in the context of Fate/stay, 約束された勝利の剣 is said "Excalibur," so it should go in the romaji tracklist. The pronunciation is not explicitly noted on this album, which is why I pasted from Wikipedia.

Originally Posted by Hellacia View Post
The Japanese have the option of writing エクスカリバー, which they in fact did in parentheses right next to 約束された勝利の剣 in the text you quoted, CHz. But they didn't write エクスカリバー in this soundtrack, they wrote 約束された勝利の剣, and that is romanized a whole different way.
Are you saying that if something has an established pronunciation, but that pronunciation isn't given on the album, then we should disregard that pronunciation and use a literal reading of the Japanese characters? That seems weird. What's the point of a romaji tracklist if it's not how the titles are pronounced?
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