darling, would you catch me?

Darling, Would You Catch Me? Vocals: milkaLyrics: milkaArranged by: milkaAlbum: TOHO BOSSA NOVA 2Circle: ShibayanRecordsEvent: Reitaisai 10 [RTS10]Original Theme: The Hall of Dreams’ Great Mausoleum [夢殿大祀廟] Requested by: yenPurchase a digital copy of the album Here! [Mirror] I began translating this in 2013, when it came out. I published this translation in 2020. That’s a big gap!… Continue reading darling, would you catch me?

泡沫と繭 || Bubbles on the Water and a Cocoon

泡沫と繭utakata to mayuBubbles on the Water and a Cocoon Vocals: 深水チエ (Chie Fukami)Lyrics: 深水チエ (Chie Fukami)Arranged by: ShibayanAlbum: TOHO BOSSA NOVACircle: ShibayanRecordsEvent: Reitaisai 9 [RTS9]Original Themes: –Eastern Ghostly Dream ~ Ancient Temple  [東方妖々夢 ~ Ancient Temple]–Bloom Nobly, Ink-Black Cherry Blossom ~ Border of Life [幽雅に咲かせ、墨染の桜 ~ Border of Life] Requested by: yenBuy the album digitally on BOOTH!… Continue reading 泡沫と繭 || Bubbles on the Water and a Cocoon

soda pop ice cream

soda pop ice cream Vocals: milkaLyrics: milkaArranged by: milkaAlbum: TOHO BOSSA NOVA 8 【Official Site】Circle: ShibayanRecordsEvent: M3-2019 SpringOriginal Themes: –The Reversed Wheel of Fortune [逆転するホイールオブフォーチュン] あなたはわたしを知らないの anata wa watashi o shiranai no You don’t know me. レンズの向こう側 微笑んだ横顔 切り取った 淡い淡い思い出 renzu no mukou-gawa hohoenda yokogao kiritotta awai awai omoide Seen from the side, someone smiled beyond the… Continue reading soda pop ice cream

Love me do

Love me do Vocals: 3LLyrics: milkaArranged by: ShibayanAlbum: TOHO BOSSA NOVA 8 【Official Site】Circle: ShibayanRecordsEvent: M3-2019 SpringOriginal Themes: –The Sea that Reflects One’s Home Planet [故郷の星が映る海]–Pure Furies ~ Whereabouts of the Heart[ピュアヒューリーズ ~ 心の在処] Buy a digital copy of the album on BOOTH here! This is a really cute song. I’ve said this before, but I… Continue reading Love me do

Black lily princess

Black lily princess Vocals: 3L Lyrics: Satoshi Kuroiwa (黒岩サトシ) Arranged by: Shibayan Album: TOHO BOSSA NOVA 7 【Official Site】 Circle: ShibayanRecords Event: Reitaisai 15 [RTS15] Original Themes: –Wind God Girl  [風神少女] –The Youkai Mountain ~ Mysterious Mountain [妖怪の山 ~ Mysterious Mountain] Buy a digital copy of the album on BOOTH here! I love the way Shibayan plays with… Continue reading Black lily princess

solitary girl

solitary girl Vocals: milka Lyrics: milka Arranged by: milka Album: TOHO BOSSA NOVA 7 【Official Site】 Circle: ShibayanRecords Event: Reitaisai 15 [RTS15] Original Theme: Mist Lake  [ミストレイク] Buy a digital copy of the album on BOOTH here! No, this isn’t an arrangement of Locked Girl… 澄みきる水のお城に迷いこんだのね きみの足跡の波紋 まるく響いてる sumikiru mizu no o-shiro ni mayoi konda no ne kimi no ashiato… Continue reading solitary girl

fluindo

fluindo Vocals: nachi Lyrics: milka Arranged by: Shibayan Album: TOHO BOSSA NOVA 7 【Official Site】 Circle: ShibayanRecords Event: Reitaisai 15 [RTS15] Original Theme: Lunate Elf  [ルーネイトエルフ] Buy a digital copy of the album on BOOTH here! Shibayaaaaannnn! Apparently the title means ‘flowing.’ This is certainly a flowing track, with lyrics that make you flow away somewhere else… Also,… Continue reading fluindo

黄昏は真珠色 || Twilight is Pearl Grey

黄昏は真珠色 tasogare wa shinju-iro Twilight is Pearl Grey Vocals: milka Lyrics: milka Arranged by: milka Album: TOHO BOSSA NOVA 5 【Official Site】 Circle: Shibayan Records Event: Reitaisai 13 [RTS13] Original Theme: Omiwa Legend  [大神神話伝] The speaker seems to be relaxing on the beach, trying to overcome the pain of leaving their beloved. So the music… Continue reading 黄昏は真珠色 || Twilight is Pearl Grey

カラフル・メロウ・メドレー || A Colourful, Mellow Medley

カラフル・メロウ・メドレー karafuru merou medoree A Colourful, Mellow Medley Vocals: Chie Fukami (深水チエ) Lyrics: Chie Fukami (深水チエ) Arranged by: Shibayan Album: Otome Cute (オトメキュート) 【Official Site】 Circle: Shibayan Records Event: Reitaisai 7 [RTS7] Original Theme: Love-colored Master Spark [恋色マスタースパーク] Requested by: Sophie Some more Shibayan. I sometimes find myself forgetting that Shibayan’s non-bossa nova albums started… Continue reading カラフル・メロウ・メドレー || A Colourful, Mellow Medley