獣道 | Kemonomichi

Like an animal, I want to sleep.

Title: 獣道
Romaji: Kemonomichi
Translation: Animal path
Length: 31:29
Release date: 26/05/2013 (Reitaisai 10)

Cover characters: Tewi Inaba, Shou Toramaru, Mamizou Futatsuiwa, Rin Kaenbyou


This album is centered on Touhou animal characters. It is also the first album to feature 4 tracks arranged by Comp and the other half of the album by Paprika.

Ranko (from ButaBest 2): An album covered with animals. The contrast between the cover art and the design is really good. Comp arranged 4 songs, and Paprika arranged the other 4, so it’s a relatively calm album. “Ondeko no Namida” has a Japanese Za Butaotome feel.*
“Minna no” has a fun feeling when played live.

*this part of the comment is mostly likely a reference to Ondekoza (sometimes referred to as “Za Ondekoza”), a Japanese troupe specializing in taiko drumming and founded in the Sado Island.

Tracklist

  1. 電光石火 | Denkousekka – 3:20
    – Original: Toragara no Bishamonten
  2. 鬼太鼓の涙 | Ondeko no Namida – 3:46
    – Original: Sado no Futatsuiwa
  3. やさしさに包まれて | Yasashisa ni Tsutsumarete – 4:13
    – Original: Diāo yè zōng (withered leaf)
  4. 笑顔の先 | Egao no Saki – 4:08
    – Original: Makai Chihoutoshi Esoteria
  5. ソレでもいい | Sore demo ii – 4:20
    – Original: Shitai Ryokou ~ Be of good cheer!
  6. 神様の悪戯 | Kamisama no Itazura – 4:34
    – Original: Ousasama no Shiroi Hata
  7. みんなの | Minna no – 3:17
    – Original: Yosuzume no Utagoe ~ Night Bird
  8. 暖かい嘘 | Atatakai Uso – 3:48
    – Original: Gouka Mantle

Staff

  • Ranko – Vocals (all tracks), Lyrics (tr. 1, 4, 5, 8)
  • Comp – Arrangement (tr. 1, 2, 4, 7), Lyrics (tr. 2, 3, 6, 7), Bass, Guitar, Mix, Mastering
  • Paprika – Arrangement (tr. 3, 5, 6, 8), Piano
  • Ranko no Ane – Illustrations, Design
  • Original works by ZUN

Buy it
Physical: BOOTH | Melonbooks | Toranoana | Akibaoo | Akiba-Hobby | Grep
Digital: BOOTH | iTunes | Google Play

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