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Touhou popularity poll 17 – BUTAOTOME-related stats

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Updated on January 17, 2022. The results for the 17th Touhou popularity poll have been released yesterday. You can read here its results here (Japanese) or here (English). Between this and that, I decided to do some stats related to the music. Here is a list of themes in the top 100 that don’t have a BUTAOTOME arrangement yet. Tracks… Read more »

Tiramisu Cowboy’s end of September update

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Uh, hello!I’m back from a forced, offline holiday. Last Sunday there was the worst thunderstorm I ever experienced, and my modem died. Without it, I was completely unable to access the internet. So, while waiting for a replacement, I decided to do stuff that didn’t require internet. Such as playing Pokémon Shield in the good old way where my only… Read more »

Touhou Otohanabi – special comments

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The booklet of Touhou Otohanabi’s special edition features a series of comments by most of the artists involved in the compilation, talking about their memories and what they like about each mainline Touhou game from Embodiment of Scarlet Devil to Unconnected Marketeers (+ an additional section for other works). Here is a translation of the BUTAOTOME comments! Note that they… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 190: new live announcement!

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DIAMOND FESTIVAL -2021 AUTUMN- Surprise live announcement! BUTAOTOME will play at DIAMOND FESTIVAL on October 1st at Tokyo Zepp. It will be a broadcast-only live, and it will require a digital ticket purchase. You can purchase one from outside Japan, and then you’ll be able to watch the festival live or through an archived video that will last until October… Read more »

“En’s inside story” [Fanbox blog post, 12/09/2021]

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Original post (free) Part of a series of posts where Ane talks about the albums featured in the Ura Best. Ane here. I’m writing about the production of our early CDs in connection with the Ura Best.[Ura Best] This time I talk about “En”.[En] We distributed a CD called “En” at Comic Market 79.It’s C79, guys.Whoa. WhoaaaaaaaaaaHere’s an image from… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 189: Bemani news, Spotify update and more

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I finally got a break from translating Fanbox posts no-stop, omg, thank you!!! Bemani and friends news BEMANI’s summer event is reaching its final phase, and an ending theme has been revelead. It’s a remix of the song Ren’ai Kansoku sung by all the singers of the competition! The video features each singer singing from their own studio booth, so… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 188: a new original song and a sea of translated posts

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Wow, these last few days have been extremely packed… If you regularly check the homepage, you may have noticed there was a new post almost every day. Fanbox posts, plus Ranko’s newest Bibibi article. So, Touhou Danmaku Kagura gave BUTAOTOME a nice boost of popularity, and apparently, a lot of students have been subscribing to their Fanbox. In order to… Read more »

“Tasogare Elegy’s inside story” [Fanbox blog post, 23/08/2021]

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Original post (free) Part of a series of posts where Ane talks about the albums featured in the Ura Best. TL notes: “kayou” refers to “kayoukyoku“, which is pretty much the J-Pop of the Showa era.Parco is a Japanese chain of department stores. This is our 4th Touhou arrange CD.[Tasogare Elegy] After several years since release, we published a version… Read more »

“Long Skirt Panorama Girl’s inside story” [Fanbox blog post, 20/08/2021]

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Original post (free) Part of a series of posts where Ane talks about the albums featured in the Ura Best.send help This is our 3rd Touhou arrange CD.[Long Skirt Panorama Girl] This is the work we did when we participated in Comiket for the first time.First Comiket… Summer… Summer music…Reggae, sandy beach, big waves…It’s not that kind of CD… Title/Concept… Read more »

“Gensou Homo Ludens’s inside story” [Fanbox blog post, 19/08/2021]

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Original post (free) Part of a series of posts where Ane talks about the albums featured in the Ura Best. This is our 2nd Touhou arrange CD.[Gensou Homo Ludens] Ranko no Ane here.The obi tagline says “Touch me gently. Then, hold me.”What’s “then”? It’s mysterious.Comp came up with it. Title/Concept At the time there were a lot of people who… Read more »