Twin Bee ~Generation X~

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Twin Bee ~Generation X~

Song Information

Twin Bee ~Generation X~'s jacket.
Twin Bee ~Generation X~'s pop'n music banner, as of pop'n music 17 THE MOVIE.

Artist: FinalOffset
Composition: KONAMI Kukeiha Club
Arrangement: Final Offset
BPM: 168-177 (beatmania, beatmania IIDX, pop'n music), 169 (DanceDanceRevolution)
Length: 1:12
Genre: EUROBEAT (ユーロビート)
pop'n music Character: TwinBee [17]
pop'n music Background: Original
VJ: MORO (beatmania), VJ GYO (beatmania IIDX)
Jacket design: moroEX
First Music Game Appearance: beatmania III
Other Music Game Appearances:

Lyrics

Some vocal samples can be heard.

Song Connections / Remixes

  • The game version of Twin Bee ~Generation X~ sounds very different from the OST version of the song.
    • beatmania, beatmania IIDX, beatmania III, and pop'n music all use the game version of the song.
    • DanceDanceRevolution, Dance Maniax, and Toy's March use the OST version.
  • Twin Bee ~Generation X~ is a remixed medley of two tunes from the original TwinBee game:
    • Twinbee's Home Town Song, used as the main background music.
    • Fantastic Power, used as the power-up background music.
  • A portion of Fantastic Power appears in the re-arranged medley メモリー・オブ・シューティング, from 極上パロディウス ~過去の栄光を求めて~.
    • A game size cut of メモリー・オブ・シューティング can be found in ミライダガッキ FutureTomTom Ver.2.
  • A remix of Twinbee's Home Town Song by スーパースィープ, titled TWINBEE'S HOME TOWN SONG (「ツインビー」より), appears in オトメディウスG (ゴージャス!).
    • A game size cut of TWINBEE'S HOME TOWN SONG (「ツインビー」より) can be found in ミライダガッキ FutureTomTom Ver.2.
  • Another remix of Twinbee's Home Town Song and Fantastic Power by Sota Fujimori, simply titled Twinbee's Home Town Song, appears in BeatStream アニムトライヴ.

Trivia

Twin Bee ~Generation X~'s pop'n music 16 banner.
Twin Bee ~Generation X~'s pop'n music 10-15 banner.
  • Twin Bee ~Generation X~'s title has had different variations over the years:
    • In beatmania IIDX and in the DanceDanceRevolution series from DanceDanceRevolution X2 onwards, the title is Twin Bee -Generation X-.
    • In beatmania THE FINAL and in the pop'n music series before pop'n music 16 PARTY♪, the title was Twin bee ~Generation X~.
    • In DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME, the title was TwinBee ~Generation X~.
    • From DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME2 to DanceDanceRevolution SuperNOVA2, the title was TwinBee (Generation X).
    • In Toy's March 2, the title was ツインビーユーロビートバージョン ("TwinBee Eurobeat Version").
  • Twin bee ~Generation X~ received new Single NORMAL and Double HARD charts in beatmania THE FINAL.
    • The old Double HARD chart was moved up to the ANOTHER difficulty.
  • Twin Bee ~Generation X~ was added to pop'n music 10 on December 17th, 2003 via ee'MALL 2nd avenue.
  • Before pop'n music 15 ADVENTURE, Twin Bee ~Generation X~'s songwheel genre was Twin bee ~Generation X~ (with the exception of pop'n music 13 カーニバル CS).
  • In pop'n music, Twin Bee ~Generation X~ is notorious for its strict timing window.
  • TwinBee (Generation X) received a unique video in DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME2. This video was carried to the arcade releases in DanceDanceRevolution SuperNOVA.
  • In pop'n music 17 THE MOVIE, Twin Bee ~Generation X~ recieved a new banner, background, and rival character (TwinBee), replacing RUPA [9], who was Twin Bee ~Generation X~'s character since pop'n music 10. TwinBee has since then been available in the TV/ANIME character category.
    • pop'n music 19 TUNE STREET placed TwinBee on the pop'n music 17 THE MOVIE character category.
    • Twin Bee ~Generation X~ currently is the only ee'MALL song on pop'n music with a unique character.
    • Twin Bee ~Generation X~'s MISS background was based off of the original pop'n music MISS background.
    • Before pop'n music 17 THE MOVIE, the background used by Twin Bee ~Generation X~ was from pop'n music 9's Tower of the Sun.
  • Twin Bee ~Generation X~ is currently the only song from beatmania III in the pop'n music arcade games.
    • It is also one of the two beatmania III original songs still on DanceDanceRevolution arcade games, along with Jam & Marmalade.
  • Twin Bee ~Generation X~ also appears on KONAMI SHOOTING COLLECTION, a 10-disc collection of tunes from various KONAMI shooters.

Music Comment

Untranslated.

Song Production Information

To tell KONAMI's history, we decided to remix the masterpiece of Twinbee in beatmania.
Isn't it great that we made a song with a ParaPara Eurobeat tone, with the SCC sound of times past for all gamers?

Video Production Information

Untranslated.

Character Information

None.

Difficulty & Notecounts

beatmania difficulty rated from 1 to 9.
beatmania IIDX to 10th style difficulty rated from 1 to 7+ (up to 9th style) or 8 (10th style).
beatmania III difficulty rated from 1 to 6 in beatmania III, and 1 to 9 from APPEND CORE REMIX onwards.
DanceDanceRevolution difficulty rated from 1 to 10 from DDRMAX2 to SuperNOVA2, and 1 to 20 from X onwards.
pop'n music difficulty rated from 1 to 43 through pop'n music 20 fantasia, and 1 to 50 from Sunny Park onwards. (Ratings and notecounts obtained from Pop'n Music Fever and BEMANIWiki 2nd.)

beatmania

Game SP Difficulty DP Difficulty
Normal Hard Another Normal Hard Another
Notecounts 235 380 485 438 520 538
beatmania THE FINAL 5 6 7 ↑6 7 ↑9

beatmania IIDX

Game SP Difficulty DP Difficulty
Beginner Normal Hyper Another Normal Hyper Another
Notecounts - 332 389 487 327 443 474
beatmania IIDX 4th style→5th style - 4 5 N/A 4 5 N/A
beatmania IIDX 4th style CS - 4 5 5 4 5 5

beatmania III

Game SP Difficulty DP Difficulty
Normal Hard Another Normal Hard Another
Notecounts 233 380 485 438 538 -
beatmania III 5 5 5 5 5 -
beatmania III APPEND CORE REMIX→THE FINAL 5 ↑6 ↑7 5 ↑6 -

DanceDanceRevolution

Game Single Double
Beginner Basic Difficult Expert Challenge Basic Difficult Expert Challenge
Notecounts / Freeze Arrows / Shock Arrows 75 / 0 112 / 3 173 / 9 242 / 15 - / - / - 111 / 3 164 / 13 233 / 11 - / - / -
DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME→SuperNOVA2 1 4 6 8 - 4 6 8 -
DanceDanceRevolution X→Present 3 5 8 11 - 4 7 11 -
DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME CS JP 1 4 6 8 - 4 6 8 -
DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME2 / Dancing Stage Max 1 4 6 8 - 4 6 8 -

pop'n music

Game Standard Battle
5-Buttons Normal Hyper EX Normal Hyper
Notecounts 194 253 348 514 271 315
pop'n music 10→13 カーニバル (via ee'MALL) 11 16 25 35 13 15
pop'n music 15 ADVENTURE 11 16 25 35 13 15
pop'n music 16 PARTY♪→20 fantasia 11 16 25 ↓33 13 15
pop'n music Sunny Park→Present - 22 31 39 13 15
pop'n music 13 カーニバル CS 11 16 24 33 13 15