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Daily Bibibi – Hyakumannin no Heikou Hifuu’s production notes [14/01/2022]

Original post In this month’s Bibibi article, Ranko talks about how she writes lyrics and records vocals, with some behind-the-scenes tidbits about Hyakumannin no Heikou Hifuu! I’m Ranko, the BUTAOTOME vocalist.This is a series of articles where I introduce my favorite manga and anime in whatever way I like, and sometimes I write a production diary. Happy New Year, everyone.I… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 199: new song for Chrono Circle, etc.

Welcome to 2022! Website updates Lyrics translations have been added to the following albums and songs: Bowling Chess Heisei Kaisei Dottenshan Loftiness Dream and Sousei Kango Sign (😱) With this update, every original song has been translated*! Now, where is the 3rd major album… *yeah, yeah I know, Tanjou is still untranslated, and there are also some rhythm game songs… Read more »

End of 2021

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And here we are, with the last post of 2021. A year that was pretty much an extension of 2020. Covid is still ruining our lives, so there was a lack in activity. Not a lot of new music, and the few live concerts are still live-streamed. Here are some nice stats: Touhou songs: 15 (including the 3p remix and… Read more »

100mannin no Heikou Hifuu – pre-release commentary

Oooooh, welcome to this new pre-review! After 2 years, a physical Comiket is finally happening, and BUTAOTOME is going to release their smallest album ever. An Hifuu-only album consisting of two new songs and two new versions of old tracks. This C99 is gonna have some very good Hifuu stuff, with a new ZUN CD and also the upcoming Diao… Read more »

Comiket 99 release: 100bannin no Heikou Hifuu

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This time we’re gonna get a very short release! 100bannin no Heikou Hifuu (100万人の並行秘封, One million parallel Hifuu girls) is a Hifuu EP, with 2 new tracks and Ranko versions of sachlich songs! ボトリング創世記 | Bottling Souseiki [Bar Old Adam] わたし集合論 | Watashi Shuugouron [Futsukayoi no Doushouimu] ミステリーは既知の外 [ランコver] | Mystery wa Kichi no Soto (Ranko ver) [Nihonjuu no Fushigi… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 198: waiting for the C99 announcement

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The Comiket 99 release is 100% done! We are currently waiting for an official announcement. Maybe during the weekend? It’s yet another slow period of news. The sisters are still constant with their Fanbox radio (latest post here), Ranko published a new Bibibi post (translation here), Chrono Circle has been released on Japanese arcades, but it doesn’t have its Buta… Read more »

Daily Bibibi – What is the appeal of Ryoko Yamagishi’s masterpiece “Hi Izuru Tokoro no Tenshi”? [13/12/2021]

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Original post In December’s Bibibi column, Ranko talks about Ryoko Yamagishi and her manga about Prince Shoutoku! I’m Ranko, the BUTAOTOME vocalist. This series of articles is about the things I like and how I like them. …but you know, from this point on, it’s going to be “a series of articles and sometimes a production diary about my favorite… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 197: working on Comiket 99 stuff…

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Website updates Newly added translations for… Meguri Meguru Himawari Sunset Itanshinmon (most tracks, only Tsumi to Batsu, Shi and Sei are missing) (rest will arrive soon, no worries) I’m done with Chess, but I’ll wait before publishing it due to some tracks that were pretty hard to translate and I wanna recheck them. I’ve translated every track in both English… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 196: upcoming translations

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From now on, the weekly recap will be now published on Friday! TC translations form results Albums Itanshinmon Giji Kazoku Nyuumon Tasogare Elegy / Kemonomichi / Majotachi no Ongakushitsu En / Pop / Suzu no Sorane / Ayakashi Yokochou / Abyss These will be the albums that will be translated in the next months, along with Bowling, Chess, and of… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 195: future translations, etc.

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This is yet another slow period of news… but now that Comiket 99 is confirmed (and hopefully it will come with a new album), we should get some juicy content soon! Website updates I wanna start with TC news this time! First of all, the giant live list has been moved from Google Spreadsheet to a proper page on the… Read more »