Translation from FOOL'S MATE October 2010 vol. 348 with photos
Original Text:

Deep Sanctuary II
血族達の再会
マリスミゼルの3人がセッションで9年ぶりに結集!
2010.7.17 赤坂BLITZ

全国6ヶ所を廻った、Mana率いるモワディスモワとKöziの2度目のカップリング・ツアー。そして、この東京公演のみYu~kiの出演が決まっている特別な日。マリスミゼルで活動を共にしたMana(G)、Közi(G)、Yu~ki(B)の3人〈( )内はマリスミゼル時のパート〉が同じステージに立つのは実に9年ぶりで、記念すべき一夜を目に焼き付けるため、赤坂ブリッツは多くの観客がつめかけた。

海外のライヴハウスで観ているような気分にさせた、クールでちょっとイカれたKöziのロケンロー・ショー。Sethのシャウトが冴え渡り、ハード&ゴシックな世界観を見せつけたモワディスモワ。2組のライヴがが終わり、そして    客電が落ち、この時を待っていた熱い声援が場内を覆い尽くした。そこに響く渡ったのは「再会の血と薔薇」。Mana、Közi、Yu~kiは、一輪の薔薇を手にステージに立つ。楽曲終了と共にステージ前面に歩み寄った3人は、薔薇を客蓆に投げ……

「この曲が流れたらヤバいね、何話したらいいか分からなくなっちゃう。この会場の8割はYu~kiちゃん観に来てるから」最初にマイクを取ったKöziがYu~kiに話を振り、 「お久しぶりです。再会、ヤバいね。Manaちゃん、泣いてじゃないの?」と、Yu~kiが答える。そして、ドラムにHayatoを迎え、3人による復活の演奏が始まった。まずはロブ・ゾンビのカヴァー「魔のチャネルX」。続いて、ついにマリスミゼルの「Beast of Blood」を披露! ”今日の夜にはヤツが憑依してる”(Közi)と紹介されたHayatoが叩き出すリズムにKöziのヴォーカルが絡み、両サイドではManaとYu~kiがプレイ。この光景には身震いするほどの感動を覚えてしまうが、それは懐かしさからだけではない。9年ぶりに見てもこの3人の存在感は秀逸なのだ。セッションは約10分ほどで終了し、まだ観たいと願う観客が熱狂的なアンコールの声で呼び戻そとする。

その声に導かれ、3人は再度ステージに姿を現わしたけれど、”これ以上やる曲がないんだよ”とKöziは苦笑。残念ながら3人での演奏は2曲のみだったけれど、再度の再会に夢をつなぎたいと思う。

さながら真夏の夜の夢だったのかもしれないこの一夜。けれど、3人がそれぞれの活動を続けていく限り、いつか薔薇の絆のもとに集う日があるはず。その日を信じて、今後のそれぞれの活動を見守りたい。

文=須田真唏子

Translated Text:

Deep Sanctuary II
The reunion of blood relatives
A concentration of a jam session of 3 MALICE MIZER members after 9 years!
2010.7.17 Akasaka BLITZ

Mana, the leader of Moi dix Mois, and Kozi went on a 6 city nation wide coupling tour for the second time. Also, Yu~ki's decision to appear only at this Tokyo performance made for a special day. Three people who shared activity together in MALICE MIZER, Mana (G), Kozi (G), and Yu~ki (B) (each played the part that they played during the time of MALICE MIZER), stood on the same stage again after 9 years, and the commemoration of the single night burned into everyone's memories as a large audience crowded at Akasaka BLITZ.

It had the spirit of a foreign live house with the cool and crazy Kozi's rock show. Seth's shouting was frozen over in the hard & gothic world which Moi dix Mois displayed. The 2 live performances were finished, then ------ it was time for the guest to come out, and the hot cheering on the grounds surged while waiting. There was the resounding of "Saikai no Chi to Bara". Mana, Kozi, and Yu~ki stood on stage with one rose in each of their hands. The tune ended and together the three members walked to the front of the stage and threw the roses out to the audience……

In the beginning, Kozi took the mic and brought up the subject of Yu~ki, "It was amazing to be able to run this song, wasn't it. You already know what I'm going to talk about, since 80% of you came to this venue to see Yu~ki-chan." "Its been a while. Its great to meet again. Mana-chan, you're not crying are you?" replied Yu~ki. Then drummer Hayato greeted the drums, and the three members started their revival performance. First was a Rob Zombie cover, "What Lurks On Channel X". Continuing on, finally MALICE MIZER's "Beast of Blood" was announced!

"Tonight we are depending on him" (said Kozi) as Hayato was introduced and started the rhythm to Kozi's striking vocals while Mana and Yu~ki played on both sides. It was not only nostalgic as everyone was trembling with passion of memories at this scene. Seeing the presence of these three members presence after 9 years was something of excellence. The session ended at approximately 10 minutes, but the audience wanted to see more and wildly called out for an encore.

The voices lead the three members to appear on stage again, and Kozi smiled saying "There are no more songs". Unfortunately the three members only performed 2 songs, but we all hope for another meeting.

This one night became known as a mid-summer's night dream. However, the 3 members will continue on with their activities and some day the bond of the roses will meet again. We look forward to that day, and from now on we want to watch over each one's activities.

Text by Makiko Suda
Translation by Sarah @ Mana-sama.net

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