壺中天 | Kochuuten

Where does a human being start and end?

Title: 壺中天
Romaji: Kochuuten
Translation: Heaven in a jar
Length: 26:36
Release date: 21/03/2021 [Reitaisai 18]

Cover character: Reimu Hakurei


An album centered on the world of Hourai Ningyou ~ Dolls in Pseudo Paradise.

Ranko no Ane: The shrine maiden is standing on the surface of the water, with a little light coming from below. This is the oni pose of a demon in the Noh play Momijigari/Maple Viewing.
On the back cover, the girl is looking through a hole with a “fox window/kitsune no mado” to look into the other world. “Death” (shi) is from 1, 2, 3, “4” (shi).

Tracklist

  1. ekadanpi/慧可断臂 – 3:11
    – Original: Touhou Kaikidan
  2. 偽善者 | Gizensha – 3:25
    – Original: Reincarnation
  3. HARI HARUHARI – 3:12
    – Original: Soratobu Miko no Fushigi na Mainichi
  4. 正直者Aの独白 | Shoujiki mono A no Dokuhaku – 3:00
    – Original: Hourai Densetsu
  5. 吐き出す垢 | Hakidasu Aka – 3:30
    – Original: Meiji Juunananen no Shanghai Alice
  6. 既知の外 | Kichi no Soto – 4:15
    – Original: U.N. Owen wa Kanojo na no ka?
  7. 食虫花 | Shokuchuuka – 2:45
    – Original: Ouka no Koidzuka ~ Japanese Flower
  8. ありふれた命 | Arifureta Inochi – 3:16
    – Original: Circus Reverie

Staff

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

Buy it
Physical: BOOTH | Melonbooks | Toranoana | Akibaoo | Akiba-Hobby | Grep
Digital: BOOTH | iTunes
Streaming: Apple Music | YouTube Music | Spotify | Amazon Music

Official website

If you happen to see something suspicious no matter the day or time,
make a Kitsune no Mado with your fingers and repeat
“Goblins and the like, show your true face”
three times. When you look through, you’ll see its original form.