Author Archives: VioletTiramise

About VioletTiramise

Professional BUTAOTOME fangirl. All too familiar with Touhou and its arrangement world. Low-level amateur translator (IT/EN/JP).

One Week BUTAOTOME 202: Reitaisai 19, Touhou Project exhibition and more…

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This place is safe from April Fools jokes! And as usual, BUTAOTOME didn’t do anything. TC News I haven’t done much lately, but I bring you the first batch of compilation tracks from the final stretch of translations: Nanikuwanu Tsuki (from forestpireo’s Mokou ~mokou the best~) Te no Naka no Aozora (from Melonbooks’ Touhou Compilation CD Suiseisou) Oshakairo (from Melonbooks’… Read more »

New Touhou mobile game: Touhou Arcadia Record – but is it good news?

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And we have another entry in the series of officially authorized Touhou mobile games. A reminder that “officially authorized” doesn’t mean “official”, games that aim at commercial fields such as mobile games and gacha need an “okay you can make this” from ZUN, he is usually not closely involved in the development. Before introducing you to the obligatory BUTAOTOME content,… Read more »

Tiramisu Cowboy’s end-of-winter update

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Every time I learn a word that starts with “comp”, I have this need of making a dumb pun with Comp’s name. So… We just need your COMPliance. …okay, let’s move on. I’m writing this update to publish the results of the translation form! Shoujo Rengoku Daifugou / Goku Jitsu wa Sensai na Anata to… Touhou Kaiten Mokuba / Long… Read more »

Daily Bibibi – “Your past or future self may need this story” [16/03/2022]

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Original post In this month’s Bibibi article, Ranko talks about Diary of Different Countries (違国日記 Ikoku Nikki) by Tomoko Yamashita. Hello. 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. Today’s topic… …is “Diary of Different Countries” by… Read more »

“The Distance Between Language and Thought” (ReiMari story)

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Original title: 言語と思考の距離 (Gengo to Shikou no Kyori)Artwork from the book by Ane (sorry for the potato pic, but this is the best I can do since I don’t have a scanner…) Happy birthday to me! This is a Reimu and Marisa story written by Ranko. It was published in November 2014, as an extra for the book “Hakurei Reimu… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 201 – OHISA news, etc.

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Website updates The translation quest is still ongoing… The following albums and songs have been translated: Pop Ayakashi Yokochou Abyss Kami no Hi Now it’s time for a new translation form! Vote the albums (+ compilation track) you want to see translated next here! I will keep it open until Wednesday. Again, the compilation track is required, but you are… Read more »

Design of Touhou Doujin CD 2 (August 2016)

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This is a book by the doujin group chromatic-noise (色雑音研究室) published in August 2016. It features reviews of several Touhou albums (focusing on the design part) and interviews with the artists. Here I bring you a translation of the Kouseki Radio review and Ane’s interview! You can still buy this book on BOOTH. About BUTAOTOME is a four members circle:… Read more »

Tiramisu Cowboy’s February 2022 update

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First of all, HAPPY ELDEN RING RELEASE DAY! I won’t play it (my boyfriend is the From Software fan here, but I’ve been watching him play and I sang Yokoshima na Honoo every time he died, I will listen to the OST and explore the lore), but it’s amazing to see that a long-awaited game is finally here, and that… Read more »

Happy Birthday to Ranko! (2022) – Beyond BUTAOTOME

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Happy birthday to the wonderful voice of BUTAOTOME! It was around this day, 10 years ago, that I became a BUTAOTOME fan. Or rather, I started as a Ranko fan. I think a lot of people got into BUTAOTOME because they heard Ranko’s voice in some other groups like Sally, Diao ye zong or UNDEAD CORPORATION. However, over time I… Read more »

BUTAOTOME one man live – OHISA

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It’s been a long time! A new one man live has been just announced! It will be the first big live after the 10th anniversary lives in 2019, as well as the first one without Paprika. This live will be held on April 9 at Shibuya’s TAKE OFF 7 (oh no…). It won’t be livestreamed. Tickets will be sold on… Read more »