Author Archives: VioletTiramise

Touhou Nekokenban retrospective – part 1

So, welcome to this new series of reviews that I hope I will finish! I already announced it a while ago, and since I was in a mood of writing a review but had a few ideas, I did a poll on the Discord server. This one won. But I decided to post it today because it’s the 10th anniversary… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 153: Yume no Hanashi ENG/ITA translation project, Touhou Garakuta’s interview with Ranko, etc.

Yume no HanashiMeikasai went fine, Ranko’s collection of stories is on BOOTH and you can still order it! Most of the orders have been shipped already, and my copy already arrived at Tenso, ready to be shipped to Italy! Once it will arrive, I’ll be sure to start translating all of it… but with a different twist this time. The… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 152: Yume no Hanashi (Touhou Meikasai 14 release) + Tiramisu Cowboy’s 5th anniversary party

Last weekend there was the usual MiniComp show, also known as Touhou no Uta. This time guests were Alstroemeria Records members, and Bad Apple singer nomico sang Soldi and Kyouen! You can (re)watch it here. Touhou Meikasai 14 releaseToday Ranko finally announced the small release that will be distributed this Sunday (August 9) at Meikasai in Nagoya! The title is… Read more »

Touhou Garakuta’s live reports – Flowering Night 2020 (BUTAOTOME part only)

The website Touhou Garakuta Soushi is posting a multi-part review of Flowering Night 2020 from last month. Here is a translation of the BUTAOTOME part! The original post is here. Do not repost this translation without permission.

One Week BUTAOTOME 151: (not so?) new Cannonball track, etc.

First of all, please send positive thoughts to my package with my copies of Shoujo Rengoku 5 and Touhou Nekokenban 20. Robin shipped it last week and I still didn’t get it. Touhou Cannonball updateThe summer season is here, and a new event has been added! This time is centered on EoSD characters making a summer festival. Of course, it… Read more »

Avex Portal interview [15/03/2017]

Original link This is an interview that was published around Furubokko’s release. It’s more light-hearted than the usual, as it was done in a dog café (so there are a lot of pics of the four Butamembers playing with dogs). There are some of the usual topics we’ve already heard in almost every interview (like the obligatory circle formation stuff… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 150: something for Meikasai, Touhou Cannonball news, Touhou no Uta special

The recap is one day later than the usual because reasons, next time it will be back on the usual Wednesday slot, no worries! Touhou Meikasai 14August 9 is Touhou Meikasai in Nagoya, and BUTAOTOME will have a booth there! On July 16, Ane published a cool artwork of Alice Margatroid and tweeted that a collab work from her and… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 149: the hard times of doujin during a pandemic, new Cannonball song, etc.

The other day was Occult Day, so Ane reposted most of her Sumireko arts. Comiket 99’s cancellation/postponementThe other day, the Comiket staff announced that the event planned for the end of the year has been canceled. There are plans to move the event on Golden Week 2021 (April/May), and further details will be announced this Fall. Japanese print shops make… Read more »

Sound Designer interview [December 2017]

An old interview with Comp from the magazines I bought specifically for BUTAOTOME articles. Now it has been finally translated! This has been challenging since some specific words are used and I know absolutely nothing about music-making, recording, and that kind of stuff. But it was fun to research them, and I hope it’s clear to read. Sound Designer was… Read more »