その先の奥 [The Depths Beyond] || 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

その先の奥
sono saki no oku
The Depths Beyond

original: the Grimoire of Alice
from: 東方怪綺談 ~ Mystic Square

arrangement: パプリカ (Paprika)
lyrics/vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: Music Room Vol.1/魔女たちの音楽室 (Majo-tachi no Ongakushitsu)
circle: 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

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outcast || 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

outcast

original: Reincarnation
from: 東方夢時空 ~ Phantasmagoria of Dim.Dream

arrangement: パプリカ (Paprika)
lyrics/vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: 魔女たちの音楽室 (Majo-tachi no Ongakushitsu)
circle: 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

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少し昔のお話 [A Tale From Not So Long Ago] || 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

少し昔のお話
sukoshi mukashi no ohanashi
A Tale From Not So Long Ago

original: 魔女達の舞踏会 ~ Magus
from: 秋霜玉

arrangement: パプリカ (Paprika)
lyrics/vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: Music Room Vol.3/魔女たちの音楽室 (Majo-tachi no Ongakushitsu)
circle: 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

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月光 [Moonlight] || 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

月光
gekkou
Moonlight

original: Selene's light
from: 東方幻想郷 ~ Lotus Land Story

arrangemnt/lyrics: コンプ (Comp)
vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: Music Room Vol.02/魔女たちの音楽室 (Majo-tachi no Ongakushitsu)
circle: 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

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生花-seika- [Flowers of Life] || 豚乙女

生花-seika-
Flowers of Life

original: 未知の花 魅知の旅
from: 未知の花 魅知の旅 (Michi no Hana Michi no Tabi)

arrangement/lyrics: コンプ (Comp)
vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: 少女煉獄 第五巻 (Shoujo Rengoku 5)
circle: 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

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アイ [Affection] || 豚乙女

アイ
ai
Affection

original: 聖徳太子のペガサス 〜 Dark Pegasus 
from: 東方鬼形獣 ~ Wily Beast and Weakest Creature

arrangement: コンプ (Comp)
lyrics/vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: 少女煉獄 第五巻 (Shoujo Rengoku 5)
circle: 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

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六分の一 [1/6] || 豚乙女

六分の一
roppun no ichi
1/6

original: トータスドラゴン ~ 幸運と不運
from: 東方鬼形獣 ~ Wily Beast and Weakest Creature

arrangement/lyrics: コンプ (Comp)
vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: 少女煉獄 第五巻 (Shoujo Rengoku 5)
circle: 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

I believe the title refers to the six realms of existence, or Samsara. There are three “good” ones (heavenly, demi-good and human) as well as three “bad” ones (animal, ghosts, hellish). Therefore, in what realm you’ll be reborn next depends on what kind of karma you have accumulated in your previous life.
So instead of complaining about what fate was given to us or accepting it as it is, we should accept our feelings about it and try to change that fate according to our will.
Also, fun fact: since “sore” in stanza 4 is written in katakana, and “guuzou” (idol) was once sung as “sore” in Guuzou Utopia, I imagine Yacchie is referring to Keiki in that line. Also, since Roppun no Ichi is the first new song right after Kirei na Niji, I feel as if Yacchie is talking especially to Mayumi and her being stuck in this abusive relationship with Keiki.


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偶像ユートピア [Idol Utopia] || 豚乙女

偶像ユートピア
guuzou Utopia
Idol Utopia

original: 偶像に世界を委ねて ~ Idoratrize World
from: 東方鬼形獣 ~ Wily Beast and Weakest Creature

arrangement: コンプ (Comp)
lyrics/vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: 少女煉獄 第五巻 (Shoujo Rengoku 5)
circle: 豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

There’s something interesting to note about the grammar in the song! While “suki” and “aishiteru/koishiteru” generally both mean “to love”, the latter generally expresses a more deep, serious and passionate feeling. In the lyrics, Keiki uses “suki” when she talks about someone loving her personally for who she really is, while she uses “aishiteru/koishiteru” when talking about someone loving the idol she represents/the role she plays.
In the forth stanza, she also sings “guuzou” (idol) as “sore” (this). This might be interesting for another song in the album!
Generally this song reminds me a lot of Shinra’s Charisma Rengoku Tenshin, but a Keiki version of it : P


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無音の美 [The Beauty of Silence] || 豚乙女

無音の美
muon no bi
The Beauty of Silence

original: お宇佐さまの素い幡
from: 東方花映塚 ~ Phantasmagoria of Flower View

arrangement/lyrics: コンプ (Comp)
vocals: ランコ (Ranko)
album: Compilation CD-BOOK 東方玉手箱
circle: Melonbooks Records/豚乙女 (BUTAOTOME)

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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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