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Introduction to Touhou 60: The Prismriver Sisters

Prismriver Sisters

“What comes out of a trumpet isn’t a laser but a happy sound.” – Merlin

Lyrica, Lunasa, and Merlin Prismriver are a trio of ghostly musicians and together they’re known as the Prismriver Sisters. Despite being dressed like they could come out of a cuckoo clock, they’re quite popular and renowned for their magnificent performances. As for me, I know them for this:

Their backstage activities aside, the Prismrivers are probably the most well-known musicians in Gensokyo and they’re constantly on tour, playing at various locales including Hakugyokurou during Perfect Cherry Blossom and the Garden of the Sun during Phantasmagoria of Flower View. In the former case, they’re frequently hired by Yuyuko Saigyouji to be entertainment at her ghostly banquets while in the latter case, they seem to have enough goodwill to make tremendous noise on Yuuka’s turf and get away with it. Apparently, they have agents that manage their venues and ticket sales, though it’s not terribly clear where this money goes since their mansion is in a perpetual state of disrepair.
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