C94 Roundup

Comiket 94 will be held from August 10th to 12th, 2018. The first day is dedicated for Touhou only.

Another event has come! The crossfades really bring a lot of surprises. Based on what I found, there are many new circles with interesting works. Some circles have their debut in this event. There are some comebacks as well!

Things go differently in this time roundup post. I won’t be specifically comment in every album because I’m overloaded with real life events. I don’t want the post to be too short, so I make a table contains some albums I found and enjoyed listening to their crossfades. You could go explore to yourself and have your own thoughts about them. I actually want to write them all like I did in the previous post, but my real life doesn’t allow them. I’m really sorry about that. I don’t know if I should go with this way in the upcoming post. Please send me feedbacks about this.

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無邪気と言う名の正義 || 少女フラクタル

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無邪気と言う名の正義 || Mujaki to iu Na no Seigi
The Justice Called “Innocence”
Chân lí mang tên “Khiết tinh”
Album: 無邪気と言う名の正義 (The Justice Called “Innocence”)
Circle: 少女フラクタル (Shoujo Fractal)
Arrangement: silatory
Lyrics: かませ虎 (Kamase-Tora)
Vocals: 天宮みや、柚木梨沙 (Amamiya Miya, Yuzuki Risa)
Original titles:
アルティメットトゥルース
(Ultimate Truth [Stage 6 Theme])
ゴーストリード
(Ghost Lead [Yuyuko Saigyouji’s Theme])
Sources:
東方妖々夢 ~ Perfect Cherry Blossom
(Touhou Youyoumu ~ Perfect Cherry Blossom)
東方神霊廟 ~ Ten Desires
(Touhou Shinreibyou ~ Ten Desires)
Event: Autumn Reitaisai 3
English Translation: Fuyuko

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[Transcription] The Walking Luck || 少女フラクタル

The Walking Luck
Album: The Walking Luck
Circle: 少女フラクタル (Shoujo Fractal)
Arrangement: 奥山ナマリ (Okuyama Namari)
Lyrics: 奥山ナマリ (Okuyama Namari)
Vocal: 天宮みや (Amamiya Miya)
Original titles: 素敵な墓場で暮しましょ
(Let’s Live in a Lovely Cemetery [Stage 3 Theme])
リジッドパラダイス
(Rigid Paradise [Yoshika Miyako’s Theme])
Source: 東方神霊廟 ~ Ten Desires
(Touhou Shinreibyou ~ Ten Desires)
Event: Reitaisai 15

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RTS15 Roundup

Reitaisai 15 will be held on May 6th, 2018.

Comiket 93 works turn out unexpectedly good. But sadly I didn’t have much time to get on with the translations due to real life events. Hopefully, I can do something with this event.

First things first. RD will NOT release an album in this event. He has officially tweeted it on his Twitter. That’s quite sad but I heard that RD has been working very hard in his real life job. Let’s just hope for the best in C94. And… things are different in this time. We have collaborations between circles! That’s something I have been expecting for a long time.

And, I’ll keep this post shorter than the last ones I’ve done.

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鈴の音 || 少女フラクタル

鈴の音 || Suzu no Ne
Sound Of The Bell
Tiếng chuông
Album: 必然のカタストロフィ (Inevitable Catastrophe)
Circle: 少女フラクタル (Shoujo Fractal)
Arrangement: でいたらぼっち (Deitarabocchi)
Lyrics: かませ虎 (Kamasetora)
Vocal: 天宮みや (Amamiya Miya) & 如月鈴 (Kisaragi Rin)
Original title: 明治十七年の上海アリス
(Shanghai Alice of Meiji 17 [Hong Meiling’s Theme])
Source: 東方紅魔郷 〜 Embodiment of Scarlet Devil
(Touhou Koumakyou ~ Embodiment of Scarlet Devil)
Event: Comiket 87
English Translation: Robin
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君だけのアタラクシア || 少女フラクタル

君だけのアタラクシア || Kimi dake no Atarakushia
Ataraxia for You Alone
Sự bình tâm cho riêng mình em
Album: 彷徨いの冥 (Wandering Darkness)
Circle: 少女フラクタル (Shoujo Fractal)
Arrangement: Ryu☆
Lyrics: かませ虎 (Kamasetora)
Vocal: 天宮みや (Amamiya Miya)
Original title: 古きユアンシェン
(Old Yuanxian [Seiga Kaku’s Theme]
Source: 東方神霊廟 ~ Ten Desires
(Touhou Shinreibyou ~ Ten Desires)
Event: Reitaisai 12
English Translation: Releska

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C93 Roundup

Comiket 93 will be held from December 29th to 31st, 2017. The first day is dedicated for Touhou only.

On November 2nd, circles had announced their stalls in the event, which is very early. A Touhou event at the end of the year is always something. There are many surprising elements, let’s get that right. At first, we’ll see the quantities – the number of albums released. I think the quality is there too. It’s exciting, a different excitement from the Summer Comiket (I think it’s because it’s almost time for New Year and the festive season, lol). C92 is not big like this C93, as you can tell based on the number of CDs released this time. But, thanks to C92, I have shaped my music taste clearer gradually changed some.

In this event, you can expect to have many arrangements from Touhou 16 ~ Hidden Stars in Four Seasons. I only played the demo once back then, so I don’t have any particular favorite themes. But over the process of writing this post, some of them have grown on me.

This Roundup post features some albums I’d like to hear and discover so all comments here are my personal thoughts. Everybody has the right to have opinions, doesn’t it? Also, my English still needs refinements and I’ll try to improve. If you found any grammatical mistakes or some lines I haven’t deleted due to my lack of proofreading, please tell me in the comments below. That’d be very helpful!

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悠久の月に照らされて || 少女フラクタル

悠久の月に照らされて || Yuukyuu no Tsuki ni Terasarete
Illuminated by the Eternal Moon
Chiếu soi bởi Vầng trăng Vĩnh hằng 
Album: 悠久の月に照らされて (Illuminated by the Eternal Moon)
Circle: 少女フラクタル (Shoujo Fractal)
Arrangement: silatory
Lyrics: かませ虎 (Kamasetora)
Vocal: 柚木梨沙 (Yuzuki Risa)
Original title: 竹取飛翔 ~ Lunatic Princess
(Flight in the Bamboo Cutter ~ Lunatic Princess [Kaguya Houraisan’s Theme])
Source: 東方永夜抄 ~ Imperishable Night
(Touhou Eiyashou ~ Imperishable Night)
Event: Autumn Reitaisai 2
English Translation: Releska
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[Transcription] 赤く乾いた照準 || 少女フラクタル

赤く乾いた照準 || Akaku Kawaita Shoujun
The Red Aiming Sight
Tầm nhìn bắn đạn màu đỏ
Album: インヴィジブル (Invisible)
Circle: 少女フラクタル (Shoujo Fractal)
Arrangement: 奥山ナマリ (Okuyama Namari)
Lyrics: 奥山ナマリ (Okuyama Namari)
Vocals: 柚木梨沙 (Yuzuki Risa)
Original title: 狂気の瞳 ~ Invisible Full Moon
(Lunatic Eyes ~ Invisible Full Moon [Reisen Udongein Inaba’s Theme])
Source: 東方永夜抄 ~ Imperishable Night
(Touhou Eiyashou ~ Imperishable Night)
Event: Comiket 92
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贅沢なエンドロール || 少女フラクタル

贅沢なエンドロール || Zeitakuna Endorooru
Luxurious Endroll
Lòng tin xa hoa

Album: インヴィジブル (Invisible)
Circle: 少女フラクタル (Shoujo Fractal)
Arrangement: 奥山ナマリ (Okuyama Namari)
Lyrics: 奥山ナマリ (Okuyama Namari)
Vocals: 柚木梨沙 (Yuzuki Risa)
Original title: 死霊の夜桜
(Night Sakura of Dead Spirits [Stage 1 Theme])
Source: 東方神霊廟 〜 Ten Desires
(Touhou Shinreibyou ~ Ten Desires)
Event: Comiket 92
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[Transcription] 影の渦を追って || 少女フラクタル

影の渦を追って || Kage no Uzu wo Otte
Follow the Shadow Swirl
Theo bước của Vòng xoáy bóng ảnh
Album: インヴィジブル (Invisible)
Circle: 少女フラクタル (Shoujo Fractal)
Arrangement: 奥山ナマリ (Okuyama Namari)
Lyrics: 奥山ナマリ (Okuyama Namari)
Vocals: 柚木梨沙 & 天宮みや (Risa Yuzuki & Miya Amamiya)
Source: Original
Event: Comiket 92

 

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C92 Roundup

Comiket 92 will be held from August 11th to 13th, 2017. The first day is dedicated for Touhou only.
It’s been a year since my first ever roundup post! It’s so nostalgic. I don’t know what to write or have any thoughts about these doujin works back then. After a year, I’ve gained some experiences for myself~
I’ve been so unproductive during Reitaisai 14. It’s a good event with high quality music anyway, but the number of my translations doesn’t increase much. This event, I’ll compensate for my laziness.
Summer Comiket is the best event in the year! In this post I might introduce works besides music. It’s the grand event of the year so I’ve tried to make things a little bit different and unique.
I chose to write this post very quite long. You could say I’m mostly ‘rambling’.
I might go off-topic somewhere in this post. Please try to stick with it because I’m hyped up!

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仮初に散る花 || 少女フラクタル

仮初に散る花 || Karisome ni Chiru Hana
A Flower Scattering Transiently
Đóa hoa phiêu tán trong hư ảo
Album: 東方PARTYBOX03 (Touhou Partybox 03)
Publisher: メロンブックス (Melonbooks Records)
Circle: 少女フラクタル (Shoujo Fractal)
Arrangement: Poplar
Lyrics: 柚木梨沙 (Yuzuki Riza)
Vocal: 柚木梨沙 (Yuzuki Riza)
Original title: 万年置き傘にご注意を
(Beware the Umbrella Left There Forever [Kogasa Tatara’s Theme])
Source: 東方星蓮船 ~ Undefined Fantastic Object
(Touhou Seirensen ~ Undefined Fantastic Object)
Event: Comiket 91
English Translation: Robin
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RTS14 Roundup

Reitaisai 14 will be held on May 5th,2017
My break didn’t turn out well. I said I want to take a break. Actually, I still worked like a maniac.
Reitaisai has come? Time does fly. It feels like Comiket 91 was just yesterday. For me, Comiket 91 wasn’t as good as I expected. C90 was still better. I like RTS more because it’s an only-Touhou event. We could get more Touhou stuff. My first event with Touhou was RTS13 which is last year. That was the time when I had a clearer look about doujin music circles. Now, it’s already RTS14.
Another Roundup post. A lot of things I’d like to talk and discuss about. This year also celebrates the 10th anniversary of Subterranean Animism. Works related to SA have been announced. SA is my favorite Touhou game. In addition, this event, ZUN will release the demo for Touhou 15.5 AND Touhou 16. I might pay more attention and expectation to RTS14.
I’m adding the “Highlighted track(s)”. The songs are mentioned in this section are just my personal favorite songs in the album and songs I want to translate if I had the chance to get or somehow have the booklets/scans.

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C91 Roundup

Prepare yourself folks, because Comiket 91 is coming to town~. A new event is coming, another Roundup posts. Writing this is fun and interesting. This is the second time I wrote this, have some changes and still improving my English skills.

I noticed that there are some very potential albums. Yes, a very promising event for sure! After Comiket 90, I tried to listen to some other music circles like I mentioned in my C90 Roundup post. And I have found some circles that I think they will match my music taste, I will feature them in this post!

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