Mar 142016
 

coverCurrent version: 1.0.
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Overview: Progressive trance, electro and progressive house, EDM are key words for Lost Garden. This circle was originally started with Touhou and Key arranges, but now it focuses on original compositions by its regular members: kaguraduki and bane. You can also find other composers like ITM and 文-脈 on Lost Gadren albums.
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Mar 132016
 

Current version: 4.0.
Upgradable: yes, from 3.0.
Overview: ALiCE’s EMOTiON is one of the most recognizable doujin circles created by REDALiCE. Music varies from trance, happy/UK hardcore to speedcore. First albums contain many arranges on popular series like MOTHER, Final Fantasy, Key, Mai-hime, Higurashi no naku koro ni and more. In 2008 ALiCE’s EMOTiON changed its activity to toho arranges. Artists: REDALiCE, t+pazolite, Thanatos, Alabaster, Betwixt & Between, minamotoya, Noriken, DJ Genki and many more. Vocalists: Ayumi Nomiya, rizna, Nachi Sakaue, motoko, 3L, Aki Misawa et al.
Saisen Turn is a joint project with Alstromeria Records.

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Jan 102016
 

Current version: 2.0-2.1.
Upgradable: no.

Overview: Big label, which works with well-known vocalists such as Haruka Shimotsuki, Chata, Katakiri Rekka, Aki Misawa, Chie Fukami, Noriko Mitose, Annabel and composers like onoken, bermei.inazawa, Hiroyuki Ooshima etc.
ACI, VAD, VAF are the series with mainly relaxing music. VAT series have lots of electronic tracks made by onoken. VOI is the main series, containing more poppish and rock music.
The latest works (in the 空想活劇 series) include tracks by various artists working in a wide range of genres (from kukui and butaotome to Rokugen Alice and beatmario). This label is also known for Higurashi no naku koro ni series songs.

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Aug 082015
 

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Current version: 2.0.
Upgradable: no.

Overview: KOTOKO is a famous anime and game singer. She was a member of “I’ve Sound” until 2011, and most of her famous songs are associated with the I’ve brand (and its composers as well). She has been writing lyrics for most of her songs, as well as composing music sometimes. Her voice is very charming and well-recognised among others, music can be either pop/rock or trance/electronic one.
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May 232015
 

Current version: 1.0.
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Overview: Digital Wing activity is focused on dance music touhou arranges. It can be trance, it can be rave, it can be eurobeat, it can be something else. Most of the albums are packed with female vocals (雨宿どみ乃, 花たん, ななひら, peЯoco., あき, 3L and so on), but you can also find vocal-less versions or albums that don’t have these in the first place. Main arranger: katsu, but you can also found Masayoshi Minoshima, REDALiCE, DJ Command, FN2, sumijun, crouka tracks and many other arrangers.
The circle has many connections with Halozy, Alstroemeria Records, A-One and other circles.
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Apr 122015
 

Current version: 1.0.
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Overview: Kikuo is one of the most talented vocaloid composed on the doujin scene. He composes various electronic music that can be partially described as IDM, but it’s more unique and attractive. He also makes more recognizable tracks like dubstep and electro house sometimes. There are also albums without vocaloid vocals — the KIKUOWORLD series.
Official site. You can also buy all of his albums from bandcamp.

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Feb 282015
 

Current version: 1.0.
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Overview: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is an idol project of Kiriko Takemura (竹村桐子) produced by Yasutaka Nakata (中田ヤスタカ), who is also a composer and lyric-writer. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is primarily associated with eccentric Harajuku fashion. Yasutaka Nakata is really talented composer, who works with Capsule and Perfume projects as well. The music can be described as electro pop or how you like it.
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Feb 232015
 

Current version: 1.0.
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Overview: Perfume is an idol group produced by Yasutaka Nakata (中田ヤスタカ), who is also a composer and lyric-writer. And you probably already know about these girls since they are one of the most popular groups in Japan at the moment. Yasutaka Nakata is really talented composer, who works with Capsule and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu projects as well. The music can be described as electro house (or electro pop, call it how you like).
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Feb 182015
 

Current version: 1.0.
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Overview: WAVE is a doujin circle led by Morrigan, multi-skilled composer and arranger. Circle works include many arrange or thematic albums such as Touhou, TYPE-MOON, Key etc. In the early ages, Morrigan was more focused on electronic music (jungle, drum’n’bass, breakcore, experimental etc), but later switched to orchestral, rock, instrumental music, and so on. He works with many vocalists like Rekka Katakiri (片霧烈火), Haruka Shimotsuki (霜月はるか), Norico Mitose, Aki Misawa (三澤秋), Chata (茶太) and many more. 2011 became another turning point for the circle: a new, extremely talented vocalist Lily (リリィ) made her appearance and became a member of WAVE soon. She is a chorus and soprano singer in GUST‘s hymmnos style.
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