Kamiya: There's one thing that I'd really like to ask you (Alto).
Kamiya: Today the day of Ranka-chan's first live, right?
Nakamura: So it is.
Kamiya (speaking to the audience): but in Macross, isn't there another singing princess? And that's...(holds out his mike)
Nakamura: Ah, that tomboy.
Kamiya: Once and for all, which one do you like?
(Cheers and laughter)
Nakamura: Should I answer as Alto? Or as Nakamura Yuuchi? That's an important difference you know?
Kamiya: I see...then, whichever's easier.
Nakamura: Whichever's easier...then as Nakamura Yuuichi ---
Kamiya: Wait wait, sorry...can you just take a moment to answer as Alto?
Nakamura: So, as Alto. Well, VF-25 ---
Kamiya: It seems long after all, so nevermind (sorry), just answer as Nakamura.
Nakamura: As Nakamura then. During the day, I said "Sheryl", but after that I was thinking about it backstage.
Nakamura: The reason I chose Sheryl was that, Ranka was on her way to becoming a star, gradually getting further and further out of reach. In contrast, Sheryl was falling from that lofty position, right?
Kamiya: Bit by bit, yeah. Though it's a bit rude talking about this.
Nakamura: To put it bluntly...
Kamiya: Once they switched places, she just plunged, right?
Nakamura: Yeah, she's coming down like a rocket, right? (to audience) Yaaaay...
(Laughter) [If you look at the audience, you can see people with their thumbs up and down...]
Nakamura: It feels good, you know.
Kamiya: Please don't end it on a tragic note.
Nakamura: So, with Sheryl gradually becoming a more reachable existence, I feel that I need to protect her, to help her, to support her. That's why I chose Sheryl. But
Nakamura: But then I was just thinking about it backstage. Ranka will become a star, won't she?
Kamiya: Yeah, so it seems. Today is the first step of her journey to becoming a star.
Nakamura: That's true...(*thinking*, then he scratches his head with a sheepish grin on his face)
Kamiya: Nakamura, are you okay?
Nakamura (sheepishly): Er...the one I like is Cathy.
Kamiya (etc): AHAHAHA