sunset chant

sunset chant Vocals: 3LLyrics: cittan*Arranged by: ShibayanAlbum: TOHO BOSSA NOVA 9 【Official Site】Circle: ShibayanRecordsEvent: Reitaisai 17 [RTS17]Original Theme: Tomboyish Girl in Love [おてんば恋娘] Requested by: Yura 雨音 連れ立って東の空を隠す朝と昼下がりあんな感傷には染まりたくはなかったのひどいわ amaoto tsure tattehigashi no sora o kakusu asa to hirusagarianna kanshou ni wasomaritaku wa nakatta nohidoi wa Together with the sound of rainmorning and early afternoon hide the… Continue reading sunset chant

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