光れない || I Can’t Shine

光れない hikarenai I Can’t Shine Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: Ranko Arranged by: Comp Album: Pop (ポップ) Circle: Butaotome (豚乙女) Event: Reitaisai 11 [RTS11] Original Theme: Stirring an Autumn Moon ~ Mooned Insect [蠢々秋月 ~ Mooned Insect] And like that, I’ve finally finished this album. Unlike the other songs, this one doesn’t deal with youkai eating people.… Continue reading 光れない || I Can’t Shine

やける様な赤で || With a Burning Red

やける様な赤で yakeru you na aka de With a Burning Red Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: Comp Arranged by: Comp Album: Pop (ポップ) Circle: Butaotome (豚乙女) Event: Reitaisai 11 [RTS11] Original Theme: Green-Eyed Jealousy [緑眼のジェラシー] The theme this time is jealousy. Which is understandable, since it’s Parsee’s theme we’re talking about… Anyway, this song is a fairly straight… Continue reading やける様な赤で || With a Burning Red

恋の病 || Lovesickness

恋の病 koi no yamai Lovesickness Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: Ranko Arranged by: Comp Album: Pop (ポップ) Circle: Butaotome (豚乙女) Event: Reitaisai 11 [RTS11] Original Theme: The Sealed-Away Youkai ~ Lost Place [封じられた妖怪 ~ Lost Place] Subtitled MMD courtesy of Miracle in Gensokyo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdnyBatfezI And we’re back to the cannibalism of Pop. I think this song is probably… Continue reading 恋の病 || Lovesickness

変わらない空 || That Unchanging Sky

変わらない空 kawaranai sora That Unchanging Sky Vocals: Ranko Arranged by: Comp Album: Pop (ポップ) Circle: Butaotome (豚乙女) Event: Reitaisai 11 [RTS11] Original: Lonesome Werewolf [孤独なウェアウルフ] Another song from Pop means another song about youkai eating humans. I’m surprised at how Buta-Otome manages to look at this theme from so many different angles… I feel like… Continue reading 変わらない空 || That Unchanging Sky

貴方ノ歌 || YOUR SONG

貴方ノ歌 anata no uta YOUR SONG Vocals: Ranko Arranged by: Comp Album: Pop (ポップ) Circle: Butaotome (豚乙女) Event: Reitaisai 11 [RTS11] Original Theme: Deaf to All but the Song [もう歌しか聞こえない] Yep. The capitalisation is intentional. Basically, some parts of the original lyrics are written almost entirely in ‘katakana’ [a version of Japanese script that’s mainly… Continue reading 貴方ノ歌 || YOUR SONG

ヒトノタメ || For the Sake of Humans

ヒトノタメ hito no tame For the Sake of Humans Vocals: Ranko Arranged by: Comp Album: Pop (ポップ) Circle: Butaotome (豚乙女) Event: Reitaisai 11 [RTS11] Original Theme: A Soul as Red as a Ground Cherry [ほおずきみたいに紅い魂 ] A fundamentally straightfoward song about a fundamentally straightforward subject. That makes three tracks from this album that deal with… Continue reading ヒトノタメ || For the Sake of Humans

ソウイフモノ || That Sort of Person

ソウイフモノ sou iu mono That Sort of Person Vocals: Ranko Arranged by: Comp Album: Pop (ポップ) Circle: Butaotome (豚乙女) Event: Reitaisai 11 [RTS11] Original: Mermaid from the Uncharted Land [秘境のマーメイド ] So, I found out, thanks to a tip from the Touhou Wiki, that the title of this song is based on the second-last sentence… Continue reading ソウイフモノ || That Sort of Person

ヒトリ || Alone

ヒトリ Hitori Alone Vocals: Ranko Arranged by: Comp Album: Pop (ポップ) Circle: Butaotome (豚乙女) Event: Reitaisai 11 [RTS11] This is a really dark song. Really dark. You’d think it’s actually a sad song based on the title, but no. It’s dark. This song is basically told from the perspective of 2 people – Yamame, and… Continue reading ヒトリ || Alone