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Drum to the beat of your heart with Taiko – be it solo or with friends! The latest “Taiko no Tatsujin” title has been confirmed for release on 22 September 2022!

Drum to the beat of your heart with Taiko – be it solo or with friends! The latest “Taiko no Tatsujin” title has been confirmed for release on 22 September 2022!
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– A promotional video showcasing the title’s new features and characters has been released
– A collaboration with Taiko no Tatsujin: The Anime!has also been revealed, alongside details of bonus content

Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia is pleased to announce that Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival has been confirmed for release on the Nintendo Switch™ on 22 September 2022.

A new promotional video in which DON-chan and the title’s new character, Kumo-kyun, appear in, showcases the title’s new features and the bonus content available.

Versions Available

  • Standard Edition (Package and Digital Versions)
  • Taiko Music Pass 90-Day Ticket Set (Digital Version Only)

For more information, visit Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival’s official website: https://dondafulfestival-20th.taiko-ch.net/*

*This site is provided in Japanese.

A promotional video for Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival has been released!

Welcome to Omiko City, where the title’s new character, Kumo-kyun, will show you around. Join DON-chan and check out the new game’s latest features in this new promotional video!

Apart from showcasing the various game modes that are available in the title, Omiko City – the setting for this game – will also be featured in the video.

A new character, Kumo-kyun, has arrived!

A mysterious friend you meet in Omiko City, Kumo-kyun would be able to guide you through the city. He can even help you by transforming into various shapes!

The sound of the drums played by you and DON-Chan, combined with Kumo-kyun’s Thunder Power, bring huge excitement to the city. Let’s experience all that Omiko City has to offer with Kumo-kyun and become a Taiko Master!

Watch as the characters from Taiko no Tatsujin: The Anime! experience what Omiko City has to offer in this collaboration!

A “Wanted: Taiko Lovers!” sign had suddenly appeared in Omiko City, just beside a mysterious door. As Kotaro, DON-chan and the rest stepped through the door, they suddenly found themselves enshrouded in light – which then cleared to reveal an unknown town.

Ready to greet our confused party of travelers is a small cloud, who calls himself Kumo-kyun. Find out what adventures the characters will get into with Kumo-kyun in the anime!

What is Taiko no Tatsujin: The Anime! about?

Taiko no Tatsujin is now an original anime series, featuring an all-new cast of fully voiced characters! The anime features series-favorites such as DON-chan, Dog Wada, Lantern Eel, and Master Bachio, as well as new characters such as the protagonist, Kotaro.

Join him and his friends on their quest to become the greatest Taiko Masters in this YouTube-original anime series.

For more information about the anime, visit its official website: https://taiko-ch.net/anime/*

*This site is provided in Japanese.

Play over 500 additional songs with the new Taiko Music Pass!
Subscribe now and get the first seven days free!

Sign up for the Taiko Music Pass, the paid subscription service, to unlock over 500 songs to play in the game. This includes all in-game tracks as well as popular hits, anime classics, Vocaloid™ songs, game music, and even classical compositions!

New songs will be added to the line-up each month, while special DON-chan clothes will be made available as an exclusive offer for subscribers.

Ticket details

  • 30-Day Taiko Music Pass
  • 30-Day Taiko Music Pass (Automatic Renewal)
  • 90-Day Taiko Music Pass
  • 90-Day Taiko Music Pass (Automatic Renewal)
  • 7-Day Free Taiko Music Pass

*The 7-Day Free Taiko Music Pass can only be downloaded once per Nintendo account.

Exclusive offers for Taiko Music Pass subscribers

Special DON-chan clothes, Kumi Drum, will be made available for Taiko Music Pass subscribers.

For more information, visit Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival official website: https://dondafulfestival-20th.taiko-ch.net/*

*This site is provided in Japanese.

Special Bonus Features for Players Owning Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun!

Special bonus features are available for players that own the previous title, Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun!.

Details of Special Bonus Features

  1.  Songs
  2. “FURIFURI♪NORINORI♪”
  3. “Gold Armor”
  4. “Welcome to the Taiko Stadium!”

2. Title: “FURIFURI and NORINORI”

3. Clothes: “Gold DON-chan”

4. Special Name Plate

*The abovementioned songs may be made available as part of the paid subscription service Taiko Music Pass at a later date.
*Save data for the Nintendo Switch™ title “Taiko No Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun!” is required in order to acquire these special bonus features.
* To get the bonus features for Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun!, you will have to own the game and have play data.
*Content is subject to change without prior notice. Thank you for your understanding.

What is Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival?

A new Taiko no Tatsujin title is arriving on the Nintendo Switch™!

The setting for this new game is Omiko City, a town filled with Taiko-themed fun! Join forces with your partner, DON-chan, and new friend, Kumo-kyun, and aim to become a true Taiko Master!

This title contains more than what the previous title has to offer, such as featuring 76 new songs like recent smash hits “Gurenge”, “Feel Special” and “Racing into the Night”! Players would be able to play Concierge Mode, which allows them to brush up their skills by practicing difficult parts repeatedly until they master them, or Online Ranked Matches, which lets them battle other players from around the world!

Enjoy a wide range of other brand-new multi-player modes as well, including the Great Drum Toy War, where players would be able to create decks of toys to battle against each other, and DON-chan Band, where four drummers need to work together to make their concert a roaring success!

Drum to the beat of your heart with Taiko – be it solo or with friends! Have fun with the new paid subscription service, Taiko Music Pass, and play more than 500 songs at any time you like!

For more information on Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival and other products from Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia, please visit our website or follow us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and YouTube.

The latest Taiko no Tatsujin game is coming to the Nintendo Switch system this year!

Get ready to beat the drum in rhythm with Don-Chan! Join an amazing musical festival, alone or with friends!

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia is pleased to announce that “Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival” is coming to Nintendo Switch system in 2022.

This title is the latest in the Nintendo Switch series after a four-year hiatus, and supports the popular “Sharing Joy-Con” and “Shaking” performance features of the previous title, “Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum n Fun”. A new character, Kumo Kyun, has been added to the game, and the game has evolved to include online battles, a party mode, and a music subscription service.

Story

★Strive to become a Taiko master along with brand-new character Kumo Kyun!

Set in Omiko City where Taiko world is packed,

You will strive to become a Taiko Master along with your buddy, Kumo Kyun!

Taiko Mode

★76 songs in total! Have fun playing your favorite tunes by yourself and with others!

Have fun playing Japanese Taiko with your favorite songs!

There are four difficulty levels to choose from: “Easy,” “Normal,” “Difficult,” and “Oni” to match your skill level.

There are 76 songs in the collection, including the latest songs such as “Gurenge”, “Feel Special”, and “Racing into the Night”!

You can play the game in a variety of play styles, such as “Portable Mode,” “TV Mode,” “Sharing Joy-Con,” “Shaking,” “Touch Play,” and “Tatakon”

Improvement Support (Taiko Play)

★Kumo kun’s passionate guidance will help you improve your taiko skills!

This title has practice mode called “Improvement Support”!

Take advantage of this mode to replay sections of songs as many times as you’d like.

Online Mode

★Play online against players and friends from around the world!

The “Online Ranked Matches” allows you to match up with other players who are close to your level, so you can always enjoy a heated battle!

Win Taiko battles with players from all over the world and move up in rank!

In Online Room Match, you can customize the rules and play with anybody!

Party Mode

★ A new party mode is also available for everyone to play together!

There is also party mode to play with your friends!

In “Don-chan Band,” up to four players take charge of different tones and play together to make a successful live performance.

And in the “Great Drum Toy War,” you build your own deck of toys and battle it out.

Paid Subscription Service

★First in the series! This new title offers a paid music subscription service, “Taiko Music Pass” to expand your play!

A paid music subscription service called “Taiko Music Pass” will be available for this title.

You can play over 500 additional songs from a variety of genres, and the music lineup will be updated monthly. Details will be announced at a later date.

Customize

★◆Get costumes and name plates for the customize

You can get “Don Coins” by playing various modes. Use the coins to get items such as costumes and name plates from the in-game store! Customize as you like!

For more information on Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival and other products from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia, please visit our website or follow us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and YouTube.