My feelings about Paprika’s goodbye and a pre-release commentary of Shoujo Rengoku 5

So, my original plan was a plain Shoujo Rengoku 5 commentary in the similar vein of the one I wrote for Ese Souretsu Shinan. But a piece of sad news overshadowed the new albums. Paprika will leave BUTAOTOME this year. You can read her translated message about this here. It’s news that greatly shocked me, […]

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Paprika leaves BUTAOTOME + Shoujo Rengoku 5 and Touhou Nekokenban 20

First of all, a very important and sudden announcement: Paprika leaves BUTAOTOME [Translation]. The reason is that, after 10 years of activity non-stop with the group, she wants to move on, continue as a solo pianist, and go abroad. Because of this, Nekokenban 20 will be the last chapter in the series. It’s unknown what […]

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One Week BUTAOTOME 139: the Air Comiket releases are done!

The Air Comiket releases are done! This time we’ll get only two albums! The announcement will arrive later this week, but Ranko no Ane posted the cover for the Touhou vocal album already. It’s Shoujo Rengoku 5! Meanwhile, the pandemic doesn’t stop Melonbooks to release a new Touhou compilation full of new songs and related […]

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