「楓」~if trans~
Rōmaji "Kaede"~if trans~
Translation "Maple"~if trans~
Release 15.12.1997 (Mail Order CVB)
15.01.1998 (CVB)
Length 19:43
Cat.-No. SK-001-V (CVB)

  1. Ash
  2. 惨劇の夜

The Crystal Video Box version was released on 15 December 1997 via mail order and on 15 January 1998 in stores. The mail order version was limited to 10,000 copies, both included extras such as a message CD that you can listen to here. The normal version was released on 8 July 1998.

There were also two promotional VHS released. The first one, 「楓」~if trans~ TOUR1998 Mechanism For Leave -the scene of the tragedy-, was released from 22 March 1998, the start of the tour with the same name, to the last day of the SHOCK WAVE'98 vol.1 ~春の嵐~ tour on 5 April 1998 and included the PV for . It was only available for those who pre-ordered a ticket for either tour. You can watch the VHS here.

The second promotional version, called 「楓」~if trans~ Mechanism For Leave -UnknownDespaira Lost- ~裁きの血舞台~, included the PV for UnknownDespaira Lost and was released on 5 May 1998 during the first and only day of a tour with the same name. Unlike the first promotional version, this one came with a cover and the song's lyrics on the back.

Versions Edit

Dir En Grey
GAUZE (1999) PoemsMACABRE (2000) Poems鬼葬 (2002)VULGAR (2003)Withering to death. (2005)THE MARROW OF A BONE (2007) Liner NotesUROBOROS (2008) PoemsDUM SPIRO SPERO (2011) PoemsARCHE (2014)
MISSA (1997)six Ugly (2002)THE UNRAVELING (2013)
Singles and Others
JEALOUS (1998)「楓」~if trans~ (1998)-I'll- (1998)【KR】cube (2000)太陽の碧 (2000)ain't afraid to die (2001)embryo (2001)かすみ (2003)朔-saku- (2004)GLASS SKIN (2008)激しさと、この胸の中で絡み付いた灼熱の闇 (2009)LOTUS (2011)DIFFERENT SENSE (2011)蜜と唾 (2011)UROBOROS [Remastered & Expanded] (2012)輪郭 (2012)SUSTAIN THE UNTRUTH (2014)詩踏み (2016)
Other Songs
INWARD SCREAMList of Demos, Rares and Others

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