ビニール袋は油膜の虹をみるか || Does the Plastic Bag Look at the Rainbow on the Oil Slick?

ビニール袋は油膜の虹をみるか biniiru bukuro wa yumaku no niji wo miru ka Does the Plastic Bag Look at the Rainbow on the Oil Slick? Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: azuki Arranged by: kaztora Album: Paraiso [パライソ] 【Official Site】 Circle: Shinra-Bansho (森羅万象) Event: Reitaisai 10 [RTS10] Original Theme: Akutagawa Ryuunosuke’s “Kappa” ~ Candid Friend [芥川龍之介の河童 ~ Candid Friend] Requested by: ze… Continue reading ビニール袋は油膜の虹をみるか || Does the Plastic Bag Look at the Rainbow on the Oil Slick?

be praying

be praying Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: Azuki Arranged by: Kaztora (カズトラ) Album: Paraiso [パライソ] Circle: Shinra-Bansho (森羅万象) Event: Reitaisai 10 [RTS10] Original Theme: The Tiger-Patterned Bishamonten [虎柄の毘沙門天] Subtitled video courtesy of Eiki Shiki: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9keIVyDRtKg I interpreted this song as a ‘dialogue’ between a human and a god. The areas in “quotations marks” are the points where… Continue reading be praying

パライソ || Paraiso

パライソ Paraiso Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: Azuki Arranged by: Kaztora (カズトラ) Album: Paraiso [パライソ] Circle: Shinra-Bansho (森羅万象) Event: Reitaisai 10 [RTS10] Original Themes: –Oni’s Island in the Fairyland ~ Missing Power [御伽の国の鬼が島 ~ Missing Power] –Broken Moon [砕月] –A Flower-Studded Sake Dish on Mt. Ooe [華のさかづき大江山] Subtitled video courtesy of Eiki Shiki: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBUiM2hS0aY The title, Paraiso, literally… Continue reading パライソ || Paraiso

Ultra-Violet

Ultra-Violet Vocals: Mie (みぃ) Lyrics: Azuki Arranged by: Kaztora (カズトラ) Album: Paraiso [パライソ] Circle: Shinra-Bansho (森羅万象) Event: Reitaisai 10 [RTS10] Original Theme: Necrofantasia [ネクロファンタジア] Subtitled video courtesy of NovaSnows: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyXuNQ03RBg I’m slowly making my way through Shinra-Bansho’s back catalogue…! This song presents Yukari as the defender of Gensokyo, which is slowly being ‘invaded’ by the… Continue reading Ultra-Violet

シャングリラ || Shangri-La

シャングリラ shangurira Shangri-La Vocals: Meramipop (めらみぽっぷ) Lyrics: Azuki Arranged by: Kaztora (カズトラ) Album: Paraiso [パライソ] Circle: Shinra-Bansho (森羅万象) Event: Reitaisai 10 [RTS10] Original Theme: Maiden’s Capriccio ~ Dream Battle [少女綺想曲 ~ Dream Battle] This was a tough one to translate. Mostly because of the chorus, with its generous blend of English words and Japanese words [I… Continue reading シャングリラ || Shangri-La

パラグラフ14 || Paragraph 14

パラグラフ14 Paragurafu 14 Paragraph 14 Vocals: Mie (みぃ) Lyrics: Azuki Arranged by: Kaztora (カズトラ) Album: Paraiso [パライソ] Circle: Shinra-Bansho (森羅万象) Event: Reitaisai 10 [RTS10] Original: Hartmann’s Youkai Girl [ハルトマンの妖怪少女] Subtitled video courtesy of Eiki Shiki: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crhhXn-eMtc Update [24/01/2015]: It seems as though the structure of this track is based on the Arctic Monkeys’ “When the… Continue reading パラグラフ14 || Paragraph 14

anjir || Fig

anjir Fig Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: Azuki Arranged by: Kaztora (カズトラ) Album: Paraiso [パライソ] Circle: Shinra-Bansho (森羅万象) Event: Reitaisai 10 [RTS10] Original: Old Yuanxian [古きユアンシェン] Subtitled video courtesy of Eiki Shiki: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aWc_1CYQrA Moving backwards, here’s a track from Shinra-Bansho’s 2nd 3rd album. It deals with some complex themes, all linked together by the title. The title,… Continue reading anjir || Fig