ヘレネの涙 [Helen’s Tears] || 豚乙女

ヘレネの涙
helene no namida
Helen's Tears

original: ラクトガール ~ 少女密室
from: 東方紅魔郷 ~ the Embodiment of Scarlet Devil

arrangement/lyrics: コンプ (Comp)
vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: 異端審問 (Itanshinmon)
circle: 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

I don’t think I have to tell you about Macbeth and Ikaros, but Ajax’s and Helen’s origins may not be known to many people. They are figures from Greek mythology about the Trojan War. Helen was the reason the war broke out after she got abducted by Prince Paris of Troy, although promised to Kind Menelaus of Sparta. Additionally, she was described as the most beautiful woman to ever exist.
Ajax was one of the heroes of the Trojan War. After Achilles was killed, Ajax insisted he should get his armor. However, when it was given to Odysseus instead, he set out to kill him but was manipulated by Athena to kill the spoil of the Greek army. This filled him with so much shame, he eventually committed suicide.


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誤摩化し (Deception) || 豚乙女

誤摩化し
gomakashi
Deception

arrangement: 人形裁判 ~ 人の形弄びし少女
from: 東方妖々夢 ~ Perfect Cherry Blossom

arrangement: パプリカ (Paprika)
lyrics/vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: 異端審問 (Itanshinmon)
circle: 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

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創造 [Creation] || 豚乙女

創造
souzou
Creation

original: アリスマエステラ (Alice Maestra)
from: 東方幻想郷 ~ Lotus Land Story

arrangement: パプリカ (Paprika)
lyrics/vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: 異端審問 (Itanshinmon)
circle: 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

This is a ReiMari song, but it’s unclear whose point of view is described here. For some reason I think it’s Marisa’s, but there’s absolutely no reason for me to believe that. : P
Alice Maestra is my favorite theme and Paprika did a very good job at arranging it. It’s nice to hear such a calm and gentle take on the original theme!


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