ツナガルセツナ [Connected Moments] || イノライ


tsunagaru setsuna
Connected Moments

original: 風神少女 [Wind God Girl]
from: 東方風神録 ~ Mountain of Faith

arrangement/lyrics: ACTRock
vocals: cheluce
album: ツナガルセツナ (Tsunagaru Setsuna)
circle: イノライ (Inorai)

I’ve known this circle would come to life since the C94 catalogue was going around and had the hunch it might be a team of ACTRock and cheluce (I was right lol). But I didn’t really know what else to expect! I’ve thought that cheluce’s voice would suit powerful rock-songs well, and my assumption seems to be right ❤
I hope you all enjoy Inorai as much as I do !

A song about Aya-chan carrying people’s memories on to the next generation with her camera.


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original: ラストリモート [Last Remote]
from: 東方地霊殿 ~ Subterranean Animism

arrangement: Stack Bros.
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: Money Money
circle: 暁Records

“I’ll go on living even if nobody acknowledges it.
Even if I decided to discard this world… It doesn’t matter.

I ride on the first strong waves of the east wind.”


“Gale” is another word for “strong wind”. As you may have noticed, this song is about Sanae and not Koishi. I don’t really know why people got that idea anyways.
Oh and by the way: hyururu is a Japanese onomatopoeia for “woosh”. Fitting for wind, isn’t it?

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Shout it Out Loud!!! || 暁Records

I had the opportunity to translate the new Akatsuki PV! Please turn on captions in order to see.

Shout It Out Loud!!!

original: もう歌しか聞こえない / 門前の妖怪小娘 [Hearing Nothing But That Song/Youkai Girl at the Gate]
from: 東方永夜抄 ~ Imperishable Night/東方神霊廟 ~ Ten Desires

arrangement: Stack Bros.
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: Shout It Out Loud!!!
circle: 暁Records

声も上げられずに 踏みつぶされるためだけに
それが道筋なら 神なんてものはいない
koe mo agerarezu ni fumitsubusareru tame dake ni
umareta inochi mo aru hazu da nante watashi wa mitomenai
kanashimi no mukou ga mata tsugi no hiai nante
sore ga michisuji nara kami nante mono wa inai

“There ought to be lives that exist only to be trampled on
Without shouting for help.” I won’t acknowledge such ideas.
If we are destined to meet with another sorrow
After we surpass the first, I believe there is no God.

不意に差し込んだ光さえ 強引な啓示で
懲りず 人間を妖怪を神を信じてしまうのさ
fui ni sashikonda hikari sae goin na keiji de
korizu ningen o youkai o kami o shinjite shimau no sa

Even a sudden ray of light feels like a forceful revelation.
I began to believe in humans, youkai and Gods without losing hope.

गतत गतत पपरगतत परससगतत बबधध सवपहप
Gate gate paragate, parasamgate, dodhi, svaha 

天(ソラ)に地の底に宇宙まで 羯諦!羯諦!
ぶち壊してShout It Out Loud!!!
sakebe!!! kotoba ni naranu omoi o
sora ni chi no soko ni uchuu made gatei! gatei!
paragatei!!! mondoumuyou no furuten de iku ze

Shout out!!! The feelings you can’t put into words.
So that they’ll reach the sky, the depths and the universe. Gate! Gate!
Paragate! We go with maximum volume.
We wreck it and shout it out loud!!!

誰よりも優しいのは (いつも優しいのは)
愛しているからじゃない (信じていない、誰ひとり)
誰ひとり、誰ひとり 愛さないと心に決めたから
誰よりも厳しいのは (誰よりも厳しいのは)
憎んでいるからじゃない (信じたいよ、誰ひとり)
dare yori mo yasashii no wa (itsumo yasashii no wa)
aishite iru kara ja nai (shinjite inai, dare hitori)
dare hitori, dare hitori aisanai to kokoro ni kimeta kara
dare yori mo kibishii no wa (dare yori kibishii no wa)
nikunde iru kara ja nai (shinjitai yo, dare hitori)
dare hitori, okisari ni shinai to kimeta kara

Kind people are kinder than anyone else, (They’re always kind,)
But that’s not because they love humans. (No one believes that.)
It’s because they decided they won’t love anyone ever.
Mean people are meaner than anyone else, (They’re meaner than anyone else,)
But that’s not because they hate humans. (I want to believe someone.)
It’s because they decided to not leave anyone behind.

言葉にした途端 感情を離れてしまうんだ
溢れる激情 音のまま、伝えたいんだ
kotoba ni shita totan kanjou o hanarete shimaunda
afureru gekijou oto no mama, tsutaetainda

We let go of our feelings as soon as we put them into words,
So I want to convey my overflowing passion in form of sound.

गतत गतत पपरगतत परससगतत बबधध सवपहप
Gate gate paragate, parasamgate, dodhi, svaha 

脳天突き抜けて宇宙までShout It Out Loud!!!
涙流しても声を殺すな 逝くぜ
ぶち壊してShout It Out Loud!!!
sakebe!!! kotoba ni suru na, omoi o
nouten tsukinukete uchuu made
namida nagashitemo koe o korosu na iku ze

Scream out!!! Don’t put your feelings into words.
So that they’ll break through your head and reach the universe. Shout It Out Loud!!!
Even if you shed tears, don’t kill your voice. Here we go!!
We wreck it and shout it out loud!!!

心絶えるまえに 声が枯れる前に
言葉消える前に 「ここにいる」と叫べ
一人泣いてるなら 私たちを呼んで
一緒に歌えるよ 涙も拭いてあげよう
誰もひとりだから 人はひとりだから
だからつながるんだ 孤独が故に
引き寄せあう魂 大いなるひとつへ
kokoro taeru mae ni koe ga kareru mae ni
kotoba kieru mae ni “koko ni iru” to sakebe
hitori naiteru nara watashi-tachi o yonde
issho ni utaeru yo namida mo nuguite ageyou
daremo hitori da kara hito wa hitori da kara
da kara tsunagarunda kodoku ga yue ni
hikiyoseru au tamashii ooi naru hitotsu e
sorezore kami no kakera

Before your heart stops, before your voice breaks off,
Before you disappear, shout out “I’m here”.
If you’re crying by yourself, call us.
We can sing together. We’ll even wipe your tears.
Because everyone is lonely, because humans are lonely,
We get involved with others. Because we’re desolate,
Our souls attract each other and become one big soul.
Each and every one is a part of God.

夜にちらばった孤独集めたら きっと、きれいな救いの灯になる
Shout It Out!!! 私たちは弱く儚いんだ だから、壊れるまで叫ぶんだ
yoru ni chirabatta kodoku atsumetara kitto, kirei na sukui no tomoshibi ni naru
watashi-tachi wa yowaku hakanainda da kara, kowareru made sakebunda

If we gather the solitude scattered about the night sky, it’ll become a lovely light of salvation.
Shout It Out!!! Because we’re weak and fragile, we scream out until we break.

Shout It Out, It Out Shout It Out, It Out
Shout It Out, It Out Shout It Out Loud!!!

Icicle fall Kitchen || 暁Records

Icicle fall Kitchen

original: おてんば恋娘 [Beloved Tomboyish Girl]
from: 東方紅魔郷 ~ the Embodiment of Scarlet Devil

arrangement: Stack Bros.
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: Money Money
circle: 暁Records

Please note that the booklet had only the recipes written in it and not the actual lyrics!

Thanks a lot to the person/people responsible for the Touhou-Kashi wiki for this transcription of the actual lyrics! (I corrected a few parts though)

  1. 9★ restaurant is a reference to usual restaurant stars indicating how good they are rated. (The more stars, the better the kitchen.)
  2. 十八番 (juu-hachi-ban) literally translates to 18th, but it also means “speciality”. Thus the pun:
    juu-kyuu… ja nakute, juu-hachi-ban” (“My 19th… no, my 18th (speciality)”)
  3. The “magic box” is a microwave.
  4. Marisa is a drug dealer.
  5. In the last recipe, it says “happa”. This means leaves but also explosives. Another pun.

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Imitation Soul || 暁Records

Imitation Soul

original: 人形裁判 ~人の形弄びし少女 [Doll Judgment ~ The Girl Who Played with People’s Shapes]
from: 東方妖々夢 ~ Perfect Cherry Blossom

arrangement: Stack Bros.
lyrics/vocals: Stack
album: Money Money
circle: 暁Records

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N.Y.U.D.O. || 暁Records


original: 時代親父とハイカラ少女 [The Traditional Old man and the Stylish Girl]
from: 東方星蓮船 ~ Undefined Fantastic Object

arrangement: Stack Bros.
lyrics/vocals: Stack
circle: 暁Records

Lyrics written like this were not given in the booklet.

1) “N.Y.U.D.O” is a play of words. It’s short for “Nyorai, Yourself, Universe, Dharma, Om” as seen in the first stanza of the song but it also refers to a person completely devoted to Buddha’s path.
2) “Nyorai” is the Japanese term for Buddha.
3) “Dharmah” is the eternal law of the cosmos.
4) “Mihotoke” is another term for Buddha (Amida Buddha to be specific).
5) “Namusan” is short for namusanbou which can be translated to “Hail to the three treasures of Buddhism” (Buddha, Dharmah and Sangha).

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