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One Week BUTAOTOME 186: new live, new Ranko song and moooore

BUTAOTOME’s summer release is done, and the CDs have been sent to print! Please remember that it’s gonna be a Best of album focused on tracks from 2010-2011, so don’t expect anything new or really exciting! Cover and tracklist will be revealed very soon (perhaps a shop will publish them early). Announce the tracklist already, I need to know if… Read more »

“It’s an outburst of crunch” [Fanbox blog post, 26/07/2021]

Original [free] A translation of Ane’s latest blog post in the FANBOX, where she talks about an illustration she did as commission she received on her skeb. I dunno, I’m in crunch time.I don’t know why… I can’t get my schedule to work.Ane here. Sorry, that’s why there is no Sisters Radio today.Next time, please support me as I fight…. Read more »

“O Ma To Me” (BUTAOTOME blog post, 29/01/2016)

Original post This is an old post from the old BUTAOTOME blog, where Ranko talked about the Omatome tracks. I’ve decided to (re)translate it because I’m currently translating this album. (it will take a while since it’s 13 tracks, tho) Good evening, Ranko here. Omatome~!!!!! Yeee!!! It’ll be released the day after tomorrooooooow!!!!It’s nice to hear these tracks in one… Read more »

Touhou Danmaku Kagura livestream recap

Here is a recap of the news that are relevant to BUTAOTOME. First of all, we have more info about Beatmario’s Big Touhou Arrangement Revitalization Plan. Tracklist for the Touhou Oto Hanabi compilation is up! BUTAOTOME provided a new arrangement of Septet for a Dead Princess: Kawaranai Sora ni (変わらない空に). It’s track 2 of disc 4. Crossfade will be up… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 185: an exciting Touhou summer and more stuff!

Omg, a recap after one week?!?! jubeat update The mobile version of KONAMI’s jubeat recently got an update in the BUTAOTOME folder, by adding 5 Touhou songs: Machibito wa Kozu., Gekokujoujou, Panorama Girl, Utakata and Good Meister! This marks the rhythm game debut of the latter 3 songs.This update was made to celebrate Ranko’s wedding, hence the song choices were… Read more »

Daily Bibibi – Ranko’s recommended spots in Tokyo [07/07/2021]

Original post In this month’s Daily Bibibi column, Ranko talks about her favorite places in Tokyo! For the readers who are in or visited Japan: have you ever been to these places? Hi there, Daily Bibibi readers. I’m Ranko, the vocalist of BUTAOTOME. In this series of articles, I’m going to introduce you to things that I like, as I… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 184: updates and translations

Oh, and happy Tanabata! Although it’s already the 8th in Japan… BUTAOTOME news Another period with not a lot of news… Fanbox got updated with more sisters’ radio and there were some recordings… As previously reported, expect some new music soon, with a four discs Touhou compilation and the simultaneous release of new Touhou albums! More details on July 16,… Read more »

The Big Touhou Arrangement Revitalization Plan

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A new project was announced during today’s Touhou Danmaku Kagura’s theme song premiere, and it’s not the release date of the game. Due to Coronavirus, events and lives have been canceled. “If things will continue like this, the vitality of the Touhou arrangement community will disappear, and that’s too sad!!!” So, our poop Beatmario had this idea: the Touhou Arrange… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 183: June 2021 update

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The only relevant news in the past 2 weeks or so is that Gekokujoujou is now playable on maimai, predating Touhou Danmaku Kagura as its first official release in a rhythm game. Oh, and the fanbox has been updated with more Sisters’ Radio and free blog posts. Comp seems busy and silent.Ranko is done unpacking and adapting to her new… Read more »

Exist twinkle white [December 2011] (SHORT SUMMARY)

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First of all, special thanks to Yoruri, who bought the book and shared pictures of the relevant pages with me! I’m sorry that I’m not able to publish a full translation. This interview comes from the book Exist twinkle white by the circle Exist twinkle. It was published on December 30, 2011, at Comiket 81. This book is currently unavailable… Read more »