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October 2013 to March 2015

Title[IOSYS] Geneology of Memories ~ Until the End of History (Romaji, English subs)
DescriptionSource: 東方求聞史紀 ~ Perfect Memento in Strict Sense
Original Songs: ジャパニーズサーガ (Japanese Saga) & 阿礼の子供 (Child of Are)

Circle: IOSYS
Album: 東方想幽森雛 (Touhou Such a Mystery)
Arrangement: ARM
Lyrics: Yoshimi Youno
Vocals: Miko
Voice: Jonathan Lee
Catalog Number: IO-0146
Release: Comiket 74

Finished before Remembrance Day! Glad I got it done before Modern Warfare 3 came out... This took a while to make, namely because I couldn't find much on the net. Most of the footage comes from the History Channel's series called The History of Warfare.


"Yasashiku" doesn't actually mean without end; it could mean gentle or polite. In this case it's referring to the singer's tears; however, due to the build up in the music between 0:58 and 1:05, I left the subtitles as "without end" since it makes more sense from a English perspective (that and I don't understand Japanese enough to translate XD)

3:38 to 3:53 is a reenactment of the storming of the Reichstag during the night of the 30th of April, 1945; it was filmed May 1st.

5:15 to 5:47 - the Soviet victory celebrations following the defeat of Nazi Germany and the first test of the atomic bomb. I put these clips in to show the materialization of the iron curtain after the war and the entry of the world into the atomic age.

As always, translated lyrics are from