beatmania (USA)

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This page is for the North American release titled beatmania. For other games titled beatmania, please see beatmania (disambiguation).

beatmania IIDX arcade releases
1st - substream - 2nd - 3rd - 4th - 5th - 6th - 7th - 8th - 9th - 10th
11 IIDX RED - 12 HAPPY SKY - 13 DistorteD - 14 GOLD - 15 DJ TROOPERS
16 EMPRESS - 17 SIRIUS - 18 Resort Anthem - 19 Lincle - 20 tricoro
21 SPADA - 22 PENDUAL - 23 copula - 24 SINOBUZ - 25 CANNON BALLERS
beatmania IIDX foreign arcade releases
beatmania IIDX (China) - tricoro (China)
beatmania IIDX home releases
Sony PlayStation 2
3rd - 4th - 5th - 6th - 7th - 8th - 9th - 10th - beatmania (USA)
11 IIDX RED - 12 HAPPY SKY - 13 DistorteD - 14 GOLD - 15 DJ TROOPERS
16 EMPRESS + PREMIUM BEST
PC
INFINITAS
beatmania home releases
beatmania CS / APPEND YebisuMIX - APPEND 3rd - APPEND GOTTAMIX - APPEND 4th
APPEND 5th - BEST HITS - DREAMS COME TRUE - APPEND GOTTAMIX2
APPEND ClubMIX - THE SOUND OF TOKYO! - 6th + CORE REMIX
beatmania (EU) - beatmania GB - for WonderSwan - GB 2 GatchaMIX - GB GatchaMIX2
Mahoromatic - beatmania (USA)

beatmania (USA)

Release Information

  • Release Date: March 28, 2006 (North America)

General Information

  • Contains songs from both the beatmania and the beatmania IIDX game series, along with new licenses.
  • First beatmania IIDX game released outside Japan, and the only one released outside Asia.
  • Final CS entry in the beatmania series, 4 years after the release of beatmania 6thMIX + CORE REMIX.
  • Interface is based on beatmania IIDX 9th style CS, but reskinned and recolored.
  • First CS beatmania IIDX game to individually rate Another charts.
    • It's also the only game to rate songs on an 1 to 10 scale.
  • ESRB Rating: E10+, for "mild lyrics" and "suggestive themes".
  • Total songs: 58 (30 exclusive to beatmania IIDX, 17 exclusive to beatmania, and 11 in both)

Staff Information

beatmania credits

  • Supervising Executive: Michihiro Ishizuka
  • Executive Producer: Motoyuki Yoshioka
  • Chief Producer: Hirotaka Ishikawa
  • Producer: Shingo Mukaitoga
  • Sound Producer: Masaki Yoneyama
  • Sound Director: Hiroyuki Togo
  • Sound Programmers: Atsushi Kondo, Eiichi Kitsukawa
  • Sound Data Analyzers: Atsushi Kondo, Eiichi Kitsukawa, Tomoyuki Uchida, Toshiyuki Kakuta
  • Programmers: Tomikazu Nakazawa, Hitoshi Ban
  • Graphic Designers: Hideki Yano, TED
  • Music Clip Artists: Kenichiro Akimoto, A-T, HiWA, LIZ, Takeru Nakabayashi, TED, Toshihiro Umekita, Hideki Yano, IMAGICA DC21, PolyAssets United Inc.
  • Music Clip Coordinators: Kazuhiko Tsukada (PolyAssets United Inc.), Kazuya Takahashi (IMAGICA DC21)
  • Product Designer: Sakiko Tanaka

Song List

beatmania (5keys)

Genre Song Artist BPM SP Difficulty DP Difficulty
HOUSE 20,November (radio edit) DJ nagureo 130 - 5
HOUSE 20,November (single mix) DJ nagureo 130 5 -
TECHNO POP 321 STARS DJ SIMON 192 6 6
HARD TECHNO Attack the music DJ FX 140 4? 4?
V.R.D.J SKILLS BATTLE BREAKS DJ TAKAWO 112 5 5
SOUL MIX Celebration
new song
WaveGroup/DJ TK-ST 121 4 4
BALLAD Do you love me? reo-nagumo 100 2 2
RAVE e-motion e.o.s. 145 2 2
ELECTRONICA First Day
new song
Timo Maas 125 2 2
80's REVIVAL Funkytown
new song
Lipps Inc. 122 2 2
TRANCE GENOM SCREAMS L.E.D. 150 7 7
R&B HUNTING FOR YOU Togo Project featuring Megu & Scotty D. 105 3 3
REGGAE jam jam reggae jam master'73 90 1 1
BOSSA GROOVE La Bossanova de Fabienne staccato two-F 143 3 3
ELECTRONICA Lift Me Up
new song
Moby 121 3 3
SOUL LOVE SO GROOVY LOVEMINTS 141 4 4
JAZZ ELECTRO Manmachine plays Jazz ~MIO2~ Mikio Endo 114 6 6
BIG BEAT METAL GEAR SOLID Main Theme ESPACIO BROTHERS 140 4 4
WARP HOUSE OVERBLAST!! L.E.D. 147 1 1
JUNGLE PARANOiA MAX~DIRTY MIX~ 190 190 3 3
HIPHOP s.d.z. DJ mazinger featuring Muhammad 100 3 3
SKA SKA a go go The Bald Heads 144-160 7 7
FUNKY JAZZ GROOVE Stop Violence! Herbie Hammock & His Band 113 3 3
DANCE The Way You Move
new song
Paul Grogan Featuring Natalie Martin 128 3 3
GARAGE MIX Toxic
new song
WaveGroup/Shoichiro Hirata 143 3 3
WORLD GROOVE tribe groove nite system 126 6 6
HIPHOP u gotta groove DJ nagureo 94-100 1 1
R&B MIX Virtual Insanity
new song
WaveGroup/DJ TK-ST 100 3 3
BREAKBEATS MIX You Really Got Me
new song
WaveGroup/Shoichiro Hirata 138 4 4


beatmania IIDX (7keys)

Genre Song Artist BPM SP Difficulty DP Difficulty
Beginner Normal Hyper Another Normal Hyper Another
PIANO AMBIENT 5.1.1. dj nagureo 101 1 1 1 9 1 1 9
TRANCE Attitude Y&Co. 145
NRG BAD BOY BASS!! (dj Remo-con MIX) Y&Co. 148
SOUL MIX Celebration WaveGroup/DJ TK-ST 121 3 4 - 3 4 -
TRANCE Colors (radio edit) dj TAKA 150
DISCO Dancin' Into The Night good-cool 139
MINIMAL Digital MinD (A/T Libra mix) TaQ 155
RAVE e-motion e.o.s. 140-145
DRUM'N'BASS era (nostalmix) TaQ 90-180
ELECTRONICA First Day Timo Maas 125
TRANCE fly through the night Mr. T 140
80's REVIVAL Funkytown Lipps Inc. 122
HIPHOP g.m.d. DJ Mazinger feat. Muhammad 100
TRANCE GENOM SCREAMS L.E.D. 150
WARP HOUSE Hitch Hiker good-cool 137
HARD TECHNO Holic TaQ 154
ITALO HOUSE I Was The One good-cool 124
TRANCE in my eyes ric 142
A.O.R. jelly kiss Togo project feat.Sana 135
ELECTRONICA Lift Me Up Moby 121 3 4 - 3 4 -
HAPPY HARDCORE LOVE IS DREAMINESS L.E.D.-G VS GUHROOVY fw/asuka 178
2STEP M-02stp.ver1.01 Shoichiro Hirata 132 2 4 6 7 4 7 7
FRENCH POP Mobo★Moga Orange Lounge 172
DANCE POP Mr.T. (take me higher) Risky Men feat.Asuka-M 128
TECHNO MUSIC TO YOUR HEAD SLAKE 144
TECHNO NEMESIS D.J.SETUP 164
DISCO Nothing Ain't Stoppin' Us Shoichiro Hirata 128
HARDCORE BREAKBEATS OUTER LIMITS L.E.D.-G 171
JUNGLE PARANOiA MAX~DIRTY MIX~ 190 190
PIANO AMBIENT Presto Osamu Kubota 135
DRUM'N'BASS SNOW RAM 180
HOUSE Spin the disc good-cool 130
TRIP HOP Summer Vacation (CU mix) OutPhase 15
DRUM'N'BASS THE CUBE DJ SUWAMI 178
EPIC TRANCE THE SHINING POLARIS L.E.D. feat. Sana 147
DANCE The Way You Move Paul Grogan Featuring Natalie Martin 128 1 2 3 - 2 3 -
GARAGE MIX Toxic WaveGroup/Shoichiro Hirata 143 1 3 4 - 3 4 -
PROGRESSIVE V TAKA 150 3 5 8 10 6 8 -
R&B MIX Virtual Insanity WaveGroup/DJ TK-ST 100 1 2 3 - 3 4 -
BIG BEAT Voltage (feat. Hidemaru) TaQ 125 2 5 7 7 5 9 -
BREAKBEATS MIX You Really Got Me WaveGroup/Shoichiro Hirata 138 1 3 4 - 3 4 -


Expert Mode Courses

Courses have three difficulties: Light/Standard/Heavy. Unlike the rest of the game, this keeps track of EX scores. Courses beginning with IIDX are the IIDX mode Internet Ranking courses, and courses beginning with beatmania are the 5key mode Internet Ranking courses. Internet ranking is offline at time of publish.

IIDX01

Heavy: 32

IIDX02

Heavy: 23

IIDX03

Heavy: 33

IIDX04

Heavy: 24

IIDX05

Heavy: 29

IIDX06

IIDX07

IIDX08

IIDX09

IIDX10

What's Different About USA

  • Game modes include Game Mode (AKA "Arcade Mode" in the Japanese versions), Free Mode, Expert Mode, Practice Mode (not similar to Beginner Mode, but looks more like Lesson Mode in CS DDR games), and Training Mode.
  • Another difficulties and additional IIDX Expert courses are available, but they must be unlocked by completing the song list in Free Mode by playing every song in the game, excluding default Free Mode songs.
  • Songs in beatmania mode have only one difficulty chart.
    • Additionally, no US exclusives in the beatmania IIDX mode have Another charts.
  • Regarding song charts, nothing has been "toned down", but "very minor changes have been made to some of the 'annoying' measures within songs in Hyper mode. Another charts haven't been touched."
  • "Just Great" is now called "Perfect."
  • Difficulties are listed as "Beginner", "Normal", and "Hyper". Another remains unchanged.
  • Difficulties are now on a 1-10 scale, using stars. Another charts are individually rated, too.
  • Hard has been renamed to "Challenge", or "CHA" for short.
  • In beatmania mode, Free Scratch Zones have returned. Free Scratch Zones are areas in songs where you can scratch as much or as little as you want. Scratching here will only increase your money score - it has no effect on your EX score or grade.
  • There is a replay mode to save replays of your songs.
  • The records screen has note counts, money score, playcount, and max combo organized in a DDR-style grid.
  • Songs must be played in Game Mode before they appear in Free Mode, similar to beatmania IIDX 3rd style CS through 6th style CS.
  • Grade requirements have been reduced. You now only need 7/9 possible EX points for a AAA rank, 6/9 for AA, etc.
  • All beatmania songs received new videos.
  • Near all of the overlays have been removed from the beatmania IIDX videos. Songs with unique videos remain untouched for the most part, though.

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