One Week BUTAOTOME 207: Waizatsu Ideology video, Juushin and HyakuHifuu on Spotify, etc.

Touhou albums on streaming services We just got a new batch of Touhou albums added to Spotify, iTunes, and other services! It focuses on Reitaisai 19 releases, and it includes Hyakumannin no Heikou Hifuu and Juushin! All the relevant links have been added to the album pages. btwtheromanizedtitlesarebadasusual. Waizatsu Ideology PV Surprise! Doubt’s final track just got an official upload… Read more »

Genso Mosh Pit vol.1 (May 2013)

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Today I bring you a piece of history! GENSO MOSH PIT was a Touhou music magazine published in 2013. It featured exclusive interviews, reviews, live reports, and more. The first issue had some BUTAOTOME contents, namely a long interview with the members (made during their Magical Gambler tour) and a report of their live at Gifu on April 6th, 2013…. Read more »

Juushin – review

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And welcome back to the usual review corner! Everything revolves around greed and economy, even if it is not human. A Touhou vocal arrangement album covered in the obsession of the powerful ones who rule the place. Concept Juushin is about greed. We have characters who are greed incarnate, those who are related to things like money and economy, or… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 206: Comiket 100, Fabulous PV, etc.

Let’s start with personal and website news: I will move out to a new home in September! I will probably take a couple of weeks of half-break during that month.In the meantime, the quest of translating every single BUTAOTOME album and song* is slowly reaching its end… and we are at the beginning! Touhou Kaiten Mokuba has been fully translated~Also,… Read more »

Touhou Meikasai 16 – Yuuma acrylic stand

Okay, I forgot this was supposed to be recap day, but there is no news besides this one, so here is its solo post. Touhou Meikasai 16 is this Sunday (June 5) in Nagoya! BUTAOTOME will be there, with a new type of merch! It’s an acrylic stand of Yuuma from Juushin’s cover! In case you can’t go to the… Read more »

BUTAOTOME’s Reimu and Marisa songs

So, this post was sitting in my drafts since at least August 2019, and I finally decided to resume it now. Just to have something done while I’m still writing the Juushin review! Reimu Hakurei and Marisa Kirisame are two of the most recurring characters in BUTAOTOME’s works, almost on par with the Hifuu Club people. It’s not hard to… Read more »

Happy Birthday to Comp! (2022) – a Short Record full of Comptastic Energy

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Happy birthday to our favorite polar bear! Following the trend of this year’s Ane and Ranko birthday posts, and as part of my “10th anniversary as Piggy” celebration, today we’ll talk about some of our polar bear’s works outside of the BUTAOTOME circle. The “songs with non-Ranko vocalists,” essentially. Comp doesn’t have a lot of stuff of that kind… at… Read more »

Tiramisu Cowboy’s May 2022 update

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It’s yet another silent period in the World of BUTAOTOME… Ranko celebrated her wedding anniversary and recorded something today. Ane has posted some sketches (including “old stuff she doesn’t remember drawing“). The FANBOX has been updated with pictures from the OHISA April live. As for this website… I’ve been working on some upcoming posts (including Juushin’s review and Comp’s birthday… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 205: Juushin is here! Also, mostly website and translation updates

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Translation updates So, I’m bringing you a bigger update! First of all, we have the new album already! All the lyrics and translations of Juushin have been added to each song’s page! An older album that got all its translations is Shoujo Rengoku 4. And at last, compilation songs: Yaburekabure [Did you know that the official website of Touhou SF… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 204 – Reitaisai 19 album, Arcadia Record things, etc….

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New album announcement Juushin will be released on May 8! More info (including XFD and all the relevant buy links) on this page! I’ve also wrote a pre-release post where I dive into the album’s theme of greed. Super Touhou Live Stage 2022 Did you watch it live? Well, you can still (re)watch it down below! Gensou no Satellite Soldi… Read more »