One Week BUTAOTOME 182: Ranko’s wedding, Kochuuten in digital stores and more!

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Ranko’s wedding As reported last weekend, Ranko got married! Her husband is the rapper Shibafu. I, and all the Tiramisu Cowboy crew, congratulate the couple and wish them all the best for their future! In Ane’s latest free Fanbox post, we learn some more details. It was fun to rent Club Città for a small group of people (since it’s… Read more »

Ranko got married!

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Ranko just got married! Congratulations!! Her husband is Shibafu/SBF (司芭扶). Quoting his Twitter description, he is “a rapper who loves pachislots very much”. He is a member of the “pachislot x rap circle” Touzai Kaidouren, of SEVEN’S TV and of Showa Quartet, and belongs to SIXTH SENSE RECORDS. In the Touhou territories, he sang some Tamaonsen tracks. The only recorded… Read more »

Kochuuten – review

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I apologize for delaying this review so much, but here we are! It’s finally time to talk about BUTAOTOME’s first 2021 release and the introduction to their new era! A Touhou full vocal arrangement album for humans enchanted by the paradise, unraveling the lore of Dolls in Pseudo Paradise! Concept Kochuuten is based on ZUN’s first CD, Dolls in Pseudo… Read more »

Happy birthday to Comp! (2021)

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Happy birthday and buon compleanno to the polar bear responsible for all the great BUTAOTOME songs, and my favorite composer. Let’s wish him another year full of success and more! (I still need to know if he eats seals or not) Double feature for this year! In the first pic, we have paccheri with bell pepper sauce. The second pic… Read more »

Daily Bibibi – Ranko introduces her top 5 chocolate mint sweets! [20/05/2021]

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Original post In her monthly Bibibi column, Ranko talks about her favorite ice cream flavor, chocolate mint! 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 like them. This time, I would like to talk about “chocolate mint”. I think the reason… Read more »

An update

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This is yet another lacking period of news. But instead of writing “no weekly recap today” on Twitter, I just want to write this small update on the website. Mostly to show that I’m still alive, and working every day on this website. The only BUTAOTOME-related news I bring you today is that COMIC1 BS Festival Special will be on… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 181: Touhou music on Spotify and more!

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We are finally back with the recap!! By the way, did you play Unconnected Marketeers? Touhou music on Spotify On April 29, Touhou music marked its official debut on Spotify. All the albums distributed by Touhou Doujin Music Distribution are available on the platform, free to listen to! This includes the almost entire BUTAOTOME Touhou library (Kochuuten will be eventually… Read more »

Kyou ga Saigo no Ichinichi – 5th anniversary re-review

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Welcome to… a special review! I think this is the first time I decided to re-review an album. There have been albums I reviewed in a second moment, but I never wrote a proper second review. This post will also introduce a new format that will be used for future reviews (including the Kochuuten one that will be published later… Read more »

[CHUNITHM] Rockstar★Amy’s profile and story

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Now, for something a bit different! Since Akarui Mirai is one of my favorite songs ever, I decided to do something special about it. Translating it in English wasn’t enough. Translating it in Italian wasn’t enough. In the world of Sega’s rhythm game Chunithm, there are several characters and universes. These characters can be selected before playing, and each one… Read more »

Daily Bibibi – The origin of the word “socks” is “underwear worn inside shoes”!? [22/04/2021]

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Original post In this month’s Daily Bibibi feature, Ranko talks about her favorite fashion item, socks! 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 like them. This time, I’d like to talk about “socks”. Socks are good~ Even if your tops… Read more »