Origin of Prismriver Sisters
The Prismriver Sisters are poltergeists from Touhou Project. They were created by the magician Layla Prismriver through her loneliness, shaping them after her own image and the image of her three older sisters.
Musical Ghostly Trio
Lunasa, Merlin, and Lyrica Prismriver perform phantom ensemble music. Lunasa plays the violin, Merlin the trumpet, and Lyrica the keyboard, captivating audiences with their haunting melodies and synchronized performances.
Layla's Mysterious Disappearance
The youngest sister, Layla Prismriver, mysteriously vanished after creating her spectral siblings. Details of her disappearance remain a topic of speculation among fans, adding a layer of intrigue to the sisters' lore.
Representation in Games
They first appeared in 'Touhou Youyoumu ~ Perfect Cherry Blossom'. The sisters have since become recurring characters, representing the theme of companionship created through magic in contrast to natural relations.
The sisters reside in the Poltergeist Mansion, which is said to be Layla's last creation. This mystical dwelling is an ever-changing labyrinth, reflecting the dynamic nature of their music and existence.
The Sisters' Music Effect
Their music holds supernatural power, capable of manipulating emotions and enchanting both the living and spirits. This unique aspect of their performances adds a compelling dimension to their characters.
Cultural Impact and Theories
Their story has inspired numerous fan theories and works, exploring the themes of solitude, creation of family, and the bond between sisters. They've carved a niche in Touhou's rich storytelling tapestry.