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Daily Bibibi – “Your past or future self may need this story” [16/03/2022]

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Original post In this month’s Bibibi article, Ranko talks about Diary of Different Countries (違国日記 Ikoku Nikki) by Tomoko Yamashita. Hello. I’m Ranko, the BUTAOTOME vocalist. This is a series of articles where I introduce my favorite manga and anime in whatever way I like, and sometimes I write a production diary. Today’s topic… …is “Diary of Different Countries” by… Read more »

“The Distance Between Language and Thought” (ReiMari story)

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Original title: 言語と思考の距離 (Gengo to Shikou no Kyori)Artwork from the book by Ane (sorry for the potato pic, but this is the best I can do since I don’t have a scanner…) Happy birthday to me! This is a Reimu and Marisa story written by Ranko. It was published in November 2014, as an extra for the book “Hakurei Reimu… Read more »

Happy Birthday to Ranko! (2022) – Beyond BUTAOTOME

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Happy birthday to the wonderful voice of BUTAOTOME! It was around this day, 10 years ago, that I became a BUTAOTOME fan. Or rather, I started as a Ranko fan. I think a lot of people got into BUTAOTOME because they heard Ranko’s voice in some other groups like Sally, Diao ye zong or UNDEAD CORPORATION. However, over time I… Read more »

Daily Bibibi – “Deformities” and “monsters” are very different!? [15/02/2022]

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Original post In this month’s Bibibi post, Ranko talks about Kazuo Umezu’s Scary Book Series! Violet’s note: this post comes later than usual because I was reading horror manga, and I wanted to include some buy links for the featured books. Kazuo Umezu is the grandmaster of the horror manga genre, and his works influenced the universally-acclaimed Junji Ito. Not… Read more »

Daily Bibibi – Hyakumannin no Heikou Hifuu’s production notes [14/01/2022]

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Original post In this month’s Bibibi article, Ranko talks about how she writes lyrics and records vocals, with some behind-the-scenes tidbits about Hyakumannin no Heikou Hifuu! I’m Ranko, the BUTAOTOME vocalist.This is a series of articles where I introduce my favorite manga and anime in whatever way I like, and sometimes I write a production diary. Happy New Year, everyone.I… Read more »

Daily Bibibi – What is the appeal of Ryoko Yamagishi’s masterpiece “Hi Izuru Tokoro no Tenshi”? [13/12/2021]

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Original post In December’s Bibibi column, Ranko talks about Ryoko Yamagishi and her manga about Prince Shoutoku! I’m Ranko, the BUTAOTOME vocalist. This series of articles is about the things I like and how I like them. …but you know, from this point on, it’s going to be “a series of articles and sometimes a production diary about my favorite… Read more »

Daily Bibibi – Jason has a sense of heroism and fairness!? [02/11/2021]

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Original post In her monthly Bibibi post, Ranko talks about the Friday the 13th movie series and its main villain, Jason! I’m Ranko, the BUTAOTOME vocalist.This series of articles is about the things I like and how I like them. Halloween is over, but I’d like to talk about a Halloween-related theme. Have you ever heard of a horror movie… Read more »

Daily Bibibi – A fluffy-feathered t-rex with a mysterious “friend”… [14/10/2021]

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Original post In this month’s Bibibi article, Ranko talks about stuffed animals! I’m Ranko, the BUTAOTOME vocalist. This series of articles is about the things I like and how I like them. First of all, I’d like to report that Universal Studios Japan is currently holding a limited time Gegege no Kitaro attraction~~~~!!!! (great joy) (ultra celebration) It’s called “Gegege… 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 »

Daily Bibibi – Let’s talk about the “special processing” of doujinshi! [01/09/2021]

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Original post This is a follow-up to Ranko’s previous post. 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. Last time, I talked about my favorite “special paper” in relation to my favorite doujinshi. This time I’d like to… Read more »