Category Archives: Opinions

How I do evaluate BUTAOTOME albums + upcoming reviews

After losing my soul on Touhou Cannonball’s latest event (there is a new Pig instrumental, woohoo!), and dissing on the newly released Touhou Lost Word because it doesn’t work on my phone as well as 50 android emulators and most of its music is not new/made for the game (the BUTAOTOME tracks are basically random Nekokenban songs), I finally have… Read more »

My feelings about Paprika’s goodbye and a pre-release commentary of Shoujo Rengoku 5

So, my original plan was a plain Shoujo Rengoku 5 commentary in the similar vein of the one I wrote for Ese Souretsu Shinan. But a piece of sad news overshadowed the new albums. Paprika will leave BUTAOTOME this year. You can read her translated message about this here. It’s news that greatly shocked me, and I’m still shocked now…. Read more »

Ese Souretsu Shinan: pre-release comments

A post I just wanted to write. I’m very hyped about this album, and I think the last time I was genuinely excited about a BUTAOTOME vocal release was with Trauma Recorder. Or Daihinmin. Anyway! So, why am I so excited about Ese Souretsu Shinan? Well, because BUTAOTOME VIOLET DETECTOR IS REAL, the curse has ended, yahoo!!!!11 Okay, there are… Read more »

[COSTANTLY UPDATED] BUTAOTOME’s Hifuu songs – the revised edition

Tomorrow is Kagaku Seiki no Café Terrace, also known as “Kyoto Hifuu”! I decided to remake an old post. As the title (and the previous post) say, this is a list of all of BUTAOTOME’s Hifuu arrangements. It will also include instrumental tracks and remixed versions! Full albums Kouseki Radio Folie à deux FREAKS sachlichNote: Ranko no Ane sings Yuusei… Read more »

Romaji pickiness – trying to fix mistakes

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I’m back from my holiday! I bring you Munmun Manman’s full lyrics page thanks to Jordi and now I can finally work on some stuff I missed! Today I want to talk about romanized titles on non-Japanese shops. Now that BUTAOTOME’s Touhou discography is on iTunes and Google Play, we can read some “official” romanizations for their music. I always… Read more »

[Discussion/rant?] The Music Game Best and compilation contributions

A random post I got the idea some nights ago while sleeping. The C93 releases are officially out! This time I ordered my copies through the usual proxy service and I’ll publish lyrics/other info once they arrive at my house. You won’t have to wait too much for the review. But here we are talking about the least important of… Read more »

2016/2017 live stats

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Why people are interested on setlists? I think they are a way for hardcore fans to keep an eye to the activity of their favourite artists, outside of the usual “listen the music, analyze it, discuss it, find something to do with their work while still respecting it”. Or for simple curious people, who want to know what to expect… Read more »

A beginner’s guide to the World of BUTAOTOME

Updated on November 17, 2019. “Oh, I want to start with BUTAOTOME. But what you would recommend?!”With their LAAAAAAAAARGE discography, anyone who would like to start to listen to them would probably stare at the screen and say “ok… and now? Where can I start?”. Here is Violet, who will try to help you! For Touhou arrange listeners, the first… Read more »

Know Your Remix – a guide to alternate versions

The other day I got the idea of making a list of all the alternate versions and remixes in BUTAOTOME’s track catalogue. From there, I decided to analyze each one of them and find a suitable category. Join me in this colorful journey! – in blue, songs released in normally available albums in BUTAOTOME’s discography. – in red, songs released… Read more »