Taiko Drum Master Vita Song List, Video Revealed

May 7, 2015 Written by Heath Hindman

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Bandai Namco has added another game to the Vita’s growing library of Japanese music games, announcing a new Taiko no Tatsujin (called Taiko Drum Master internationally) title. Called simply Taiko no Tatsujin: V Version, it will include the series’s classic rhythm gameplay plus an RPG-type “Donda Quest,” which will feature many signature Bandai Namco characters.

To date, confirmed songs include:

From Video Games
To Make the End of Battle (Ys I & II Chronicles)
Ashita he no Kodou (The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki)
Let’s Kouken! Koi no Choueki ha 1,000,000-Nen (Freedom Wars)
Blood Rage (God Eater 2: Rage Burst)
Daddy MULK (Ninja Warriors)
The Idolmaster (The IdolM@aster)
Comona (Ace Combat 04)
Tales of Zestiria Medly
Abyss of Hell (Tekken Revolution)

Vocaloid
Lost One no Goukoku
Ren’nai Saiban
Plus Danshi
Noushou Sakuretsu Girl
Senbonzakura
Roku-chou Nen to Ichiya Monogatari
Yobanashi Deceive
Ama no Jyaku
Streaming Heart
EDY Electrical Dancing Yoga
Seisou Bakuretsu Boy

Anime
Crossing Field (Sword Art Online)
Ideal White (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works)
Blazing (Gundam Reconguista in G)
Only My Railgun (A Certain Scientific Railgun)
Star!! (The Idolm@ster: Cinderella Girls)
Seishun Satsubatsu Ron (Assassination Classroom)
Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari (Bakemonogatari)
Butter-Fly (Digimon Adventure)
Magi-Love 1000% (Uta no Prince-Sama)
Cruel Angel’s Thesis (Evangelion)
Guren no Yumiya (Attack on Titan)

J-Pop
Gimme Choco!!
Digital Mogra
Follow Me
Koisuru Fortune COokie
RPG
Natsu Matsuri

Variety
Doughnut Hole
Senbonzakura ver. Sachiko Kobayashi
Yawaraka Sensha
Sachisachi ni Shiteageru

Namco Original
Kurokami Chronicle
Cross Blue
Donkama2000
Jikuu Chou Sousa 2-Ka
Iosys Aki no Nikushoku Matsuri
Yamatai Night Party

Classical
Dokadoka
Kare Kano Kanon

You can see a bit of game footage in the video below. Skip to a few seconds after the 3-minute mark to cut to the goods:

More songs have yet to be announced, and DLC will be available after launch.  Prospective players can vote on what DLC songs they’d like to see by visiting this page.

Taiko Drum Master: V Version will be available Japan on July 9 and sell for 5,690 yen (roughly $47 USD before applicable taxes). North American and European release dates or plans have not been announced. You can browse Bandai Namco’s official Japanese website here.

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