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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Feature: God Collection and the Shinto Culture Behind Them, Part 3

Building up from our previous two-parter feature, we take a look back to Shinto Culture as it's being told by the continuation of the Namco Original-based God Collection series.

As this peculiar song trope is branching out to Western religions, we might or might not be having a look at those outlets, too!

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Song of the Week! 19 August 2017

Today's feature stars two songs from the Japanese hip-hop unit that has followed the development of the ever-lasting Taiko + app family since the very beginning!

Thursday, August 17, 2017

First Video: Infinite Rebellion

  Infinite Rebellion (5/7/8/10; 1304 notes on Oni)
Daisuke Kurosawa's much-anticipated Yuugen no Ran arrangement has come to town and for the first time, we're documenting a new arcade song's coming through a Tokkun Mode video! As you can see, the reason for that is quite easy to figure out...

Yuugen no Ran's concept of "super hard notechart that comes from the future" is further built on for another of Taiko gaming's hardest trials yet, as many similarly-sounding notechart portions are integrated into new cluster-dense sections that play more on different timing signatures rather that outlandishly-high BPM (even if yes, it's still pretty high). And yes, this arrangement's Oni mode also bears more notes than the original track!

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Taiko Time 7th Anniversary Quiz: The Questions

Welcome to the annual mainstay of our Anniversary celebration! (except that one time where we turned the tables and have you ask us questions)

This year's Anniversary Quiz consists of seven main questions with some further divided into parts, to a total of 17 possible points. To enter, please send your answers together with your nickname to be displayed via one of the following methods by the deadline of September 5 2017:
We will reveal the answers and results on September 18 2017 at the Anniversary Conclusion post. All participants submitted an answer by the deadline will receive a little something as a token of thanks back at the submission channel you sent us (no exact delivery time as of now, but we will keep you posted).

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Across Japan (August 10 2017): Licensing Slam! August Facebook Tournament

This month's theme is licensing, one because songs coming into the Asian ver. have to go through another level of licensing, and then there is the hot new collaboration that meme'd "licensing done" out of the picture.

Facebook Tournament: August 12~20 2017
    Results Announcement: August 24 2017
INSPION (Oni ★10)
   サウンド制作スタジオ「INSPION」社歌 Sound Production Studio INSPION Company Song

最終鬼畜妹フランドール・S Last Brutal Sister Flandre S (Muzukashii ★7)
   東方Projectアレンジ Touhou Project Arrange

   ビートまりお BeatMARIO

With the licensing issue done, INSPION's three latest contributions are also coming to Asian ver. AC0 on time.

New Song: August 10th, 2017
 INSPION Same day as Japan
   サウンド制作スタジオ「INSPION」社歌 Sound Production Studio INSPION Company Song

New Song: August 17th, 2017
 Infinite Rebellion Same day as Japan
   黒沢ダイスケ Daisuke Kurosawa
   原曲「幽玄ノ乱/世阿弥(Tatsh)」 Original Song [Yuugen no Ran/Zeami (Tatsh)]

New Song: August 24th, 2017
 濃紅 Koi-kurenai Same day as Japan
   黒沢ダイスケ × 小寺可南子 Daisuke Kurosawa x Kanako Kotera

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Sayonara Varya Lyrics

Artist: Mirai Kodai Gakudan (未来古代楽団)
   Composition, Lyrics: Taketeru Sunamori (砂守岳央)
   Arrangement: Taketeru Sunamori and Miyako Matsuoka (松岡美弥子)
Vocals: Haruka Shimotsuki (霜月はるか)

Japanese lyrics sourced from official YouTube preview dated April 18 2017.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Song of the Week! 12 August 2017

This closing week, a new official Touhou Project title was released, it was the birthday of one of the Taiko Discord group's users sporting a Touhou avatar and I can get to talk about Eurobeat music some more...

...really, do I need more reasons to get to talk about Touhou stuff once more?