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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Song of the Week! 18 November 2017


Back for another 'blast from the past' feature, this time around starring the Taiko origins of quite the oddball shoot-em-up song trilogy...

Friday, November 17, 2017

Twitter Snippets (17 November 2017) - New Taiko x Osomatsu-san Collaboration Teaser


This post's title says it best, and so does the attached picture! As a primer to the future collaboration event with the Osomatsu-san series, here's a sample of the promotional goodies that will be available with it: custom Kigurumi parts, to match your looks to any of the Matsuno siblings.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Namco Taiko Blog (16 November 2017) - Taiko PS4's First Licensed DLC Content


The week-long period of radio silence from the Taiko Team has been brought to an end with today's blog entry, starring the first DLC songs that are going to be muted for PS4 livestream means are coming from the license-heavy song genres.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Taiko Plus/STH - November '17 GTH Additions


New songs are coming for the Android/i-devices Taiko Plus app, all headed to the Gakkyoku Tori Houdai mode. At this point it's just as surprising as us catching notice of mobile-related news days/weeks/months later!

Gakkyoku Tori Houdai Adds: November 8
 Soup
 Kagerou (カゲロウ)
 Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari (君の知らない物語)
 Saika
 Negai wa Esperanto (願いはエスペラント)
 Kimi no Planet (君のプラネット)

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Song of the Week! 11 November 2017


November 11th in China is known as the "Singles' Day", made to celebrate those single individuals that are proud to be classed in said social status.

With that in mind, here's a single from China in our spotlight... with 'single' stated as referring to a commercially-released song, of course!

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Twitter Snippets (8 November 2017) - ???Long Version Time???


In a similar way to how the long version of Shiny Kung-fu Revival has been (subsequently) revealed 2 years ago (link), it appears that t+pazolite's future albums are going to have some more of his rhythm game music magic on them!

The picture concerning his next solo album, scheduled to a Winter 2017 release, has quite the tell that Taiko-rooted tracks might show up once again, with a track marked as !!!?????!!! slated for a formal reveal on November 20th. This, of course, points out to the coming of a certain song, but will it be the regular cut or a longer version? And will some of his other songs on Bandai Namco grounds make their appearance as well?!?

First Video: Groovy Duel



 Groovy Duel (3/5/7/10; 655 notes on Oni)
Today's Yellow Version update has come, and so is the Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt collaboration song. Tacked with a 10-star rating, this Oni feels like the lesser cousin of No Gravity with its low note count and multiple rhythm changes, although being shaped to be a more easy-to-clear task than many other modern 10-star-rating tracks before it. Expect an update to our former SotW feature about the song coming soon!

Here are some other notices concerning the arcade update that deserve a brief mention:
  • Oodain's Oni mode has been demoted to an 8-star rating, while its Futsuu mode is now rated as a 7*;
  • The blurred-out songs of the Challenge! 1400 Drumrolls!! Dojo Ranking Gaiden trial from last week's preview picture turned out to be respectively Honey Heartbeat ~10 Stars Mix~ and Necrofantasia ~Arr. Demetori;
  • General Asia's Yellow Version arcades have also been updated today with Oodain and the three new Dojo Ranking Gaiden courses. Groovy Duel, however, is not included and no song deletion notices have been issued as of now (Source).