The Esotericist is Missing

RELE-02A remastered version of my second album. It features arrangements of the original tracks from Neo-Traditionalism of Japan and Urban Legend in Limbo. It’s a darker album, emphasising stringed instruments.

Release date: July the 29th, 2017 [Redditaisai 2]
It will be available as a downloadable album (name your price) on Bandcamp!
Original release date: August the 14th, 2015 [C88]

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1. Permanence
Original themes:
Mound of Shigan
Flower Viewing Mound ~ Higan Retour
Ancient Temple of the Netherworld
Heart-Stirring Urban Legends

2. The Broken Girl’s Serenade
Original themes:
Hartmann’s Youkai Girl
The Primal Scene of Japan the Girl Saw
Gathering the Mysterious from All Around Japan

3. Melancholy of Zenkou Temple
Original themes:
Led On by a Cow to Visit Zenkou Temple
Fantasy Corridor
Lovely Mound of Cherry Blossoms ~ Flower of Japan
The Gensokyo the Gods Loved

4. Urban Carnival
Original themes:
Occult à la Carte
Our Hisoutensoku
Broken Moon
Bamboo Forest in Flames

5. Throw Away the Keys
Original themes:
Green Sanatorium
Heian Alien

6. A ‘Hermit,’ Locked Away
Original themes:
Battlefield of the Flower Threshold
Green Sanatorium
Poison Body ~ Forsaken Doll

7. Whispers
Original theme:
Outside World Folklore

8. The Esotericist and the Immortal
Original themes:
Last Occultism ~ Esotericist of the Present World
Reach for the Moon, Immortal Smoke
Izanagi Object

Blue Sea of 53 Minutes

9. The Esotericist is Missing
Original themes:
Last Occultism ~ Esotericist of the Present World
Complete Darkness

Izanagi Object
Blue Sea of 53 Minutes

10. The Dawn of a New Day
Original themes:
Wind of Agartha
The Arcane is Revealed

A Land Resplendent with Nature’s Beauty


  • Arrangement, performance (clarinet, saxophone): Releska
  • Album artwork: Kia (@rnarchhare) 【Pixiv】

Touhou and its characters/music are the property of ZUN/Team Shanghai Alice.
Some Urban Legend in Limbo tracks were also composed by U2 Akiyama

Piano samples courtesy of Imperfect Samples