Butaotome’s Hifuu Songs

This is mainly an English and updated version of this old post. It was something I planned to write since a long time, and I wanted to finally post it this weekend. But today a new ZUN album has been announced, so I think it’s the best moment!

hifuu

(random RenMerry drawing by Ranko no Ane, just for make this post prettier)

The content of this post is a list of every Butaotome song related to the Hifuu Club (Renko Usami, Maribel Hearn and also Sumireko Usami), from arranges of their themes to stuff with related lyrics. Buta always demostrated a certain love for Hifuu, with various tracks scattered across their discography and full CDs. I’ll keep this post updated~ [last update: 10th August]

ludens


Gensou Homo Ludens
Track 1: 幻想のサテライト | Gensou no Satellite [Greenwich in the Sky]
Track 8: 東の国のワルツ | Higashi no Kuni no Waltz [Necrofantasia]

oriental


Oriental Yumekikou
Track 1: 夢紀行 | Yumekikou [Hiroshige No.36 ~ Neo Super-Express]
Track 8: 星の向こうに | Hoshi no Mukou ni [Unknown Flower, Mesmerizing Journey]

engen


Engen Kagura Uta
Track 7: 生きる | Ikiru [Dying in the Dendera Fields in the Night]

kouseki


Kouseki Radio
Full Hifuu CD

hikari


Hikari
Track 6: 君の大事、私の好き | Kimi no Daiji, Watashi no Suki [Wind of Agartha | Girls’ Sealing Club]

trash


TRASH BOX
Track 1: 星の軌跡 | Hoshi no Kiseki [Satellite Café Terrace]

nouzui


Arikitari na Nouzui yo, Koyoi no Tsuki to Odore
Track 1: 三つ数えろ | Mittsu Kazoero [Merry the Magician]
Track 8: 非科学的表裏一体 | Hikagakuteki Hyouriittai [Boys and Girls of a Science Era]

folie


Folie à deux
Full Hifuu CD

rengoku 3


Shoujo Rengoku 3
Track 1: ふたつのシネマ | Futatsu no Cinema [Last Occultism ~ Esotericist of the Present World]

omatome


Omatome
Track 5: 紅い瞳 | Akai Hitomi [The Far Side of the Moon]
Track 11: 境界線のプロトコル | Kyoukaisen no Protocol [Girls’ Sealing Club]

ichinichi


Kyou ga Saigo no Ichinichi
Track 6: ガリガリミラクル | Garigari Miracle [Last Occultism ~ Esotericist of the Present World]

freaks


FREAKS
Full Hifuu CD

paradise


Paradise Lost
Track 3: 遥か確か | Haruka Tashika [Adventurer’s Tavern of the Old World]
Track 5: RAKUEN [Satellite TORIFUNE]
Track 8: 哀しそうで嬉しそうな物語 | Kanashisou de Ureshisou na Monogatari [The Purest Sky and Sea]

sachlich


sachlich
Full Hifuu CD [Note: Ranko no Ane sings]

childhood


CHILD HOOD’S END
Track 3: 触れる夢 | Sawareru Yume [Dr. Latency’s Sleepless Eyes]

Bonus stuff: Moonstone and Gensou no Satellite have acoustic versions available in the main acoustic albums. The songs Higashi no Kuni no Waltz, Anata ni wa miete Watashi ni wa mienai mono and Ikiru have acoustic/re-arranged versions as well, but they are only available on limited discs. Regarding instrumental tracks, Gensou no Satellite has piano versions in both the 2nd Nekokenban and Neko no Anmin, the latter album has also Moonstone. Then we have an arrange of Unknown Flower in the 8th Nekokenban, a Last Occultism in the 12th and the 4th album has a good bunch of Hifuu arranges.

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