Two nights ago, I was making a few Youtube searches for Patlabor. The TV OP came up, and I watched it with glee.
Something caught my eye:
With a moment’s hesitation, I clicked it.
Here’s the original for comparison:
It’s well-thought, fitting the Imperishable Night theme of using character pairs. And it’s very pretty! Obviously the animation is not as fluid as the original, but you can see the love put into this work.
Nowadays, Touhou is a genre of its own, and its huge fandom allows for diversity of interests. There are even a sizable number of Touhou fans who love mecha, and the amount of fanworks dedicated to both is astounding. (Not to mention Touhou still manages to appear in /m/ every now and then.) I’m only a low-level Touhou fan who knows a minimum of fanworks and a few games, but I can appreciate the sheer creativity of these people.