Also not to be confused with アエル.
Song Connections / Remixes
- air marks Kiyotaka Sugimoto's only original song composed for the mainline beatmania series.
- air's banner and jacket use the same font as the one used to display the song title in beatmania 6thMIX and beatmania 7thMIX's music select screen. (This was similarly done for .59 in DanceDanceRevolution 4thMIX.)
- air received a Double BEGINNER chart in DanceDanceRevolution ULTRAMIX2.
- air received a unique video in DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME2. This video was carried over to the arcade titles in DanceDanceRevolution SuperNOVA.
Song Production Information
Definitions for "air"
- atmosphere, al fresco
- space, aerial, sky
- breeze, soft wind
- disseminate, announce
- looks, appearance, countenance, demeanor, attitude, pretense
- tune, melody
- broadcast, propagation of radio waves
That's the general feel of the song.
"air" is the latest house track from the same artist behind "321STARS", which appeared in DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME. "air combines house rhythms with a jazzy-lounge vibe to create a relaxing tune that makes breathing air while you dance a lot easier.
Video Production Information
The image I had in mind was one of feeling the air. The patterns that pop up look like you're getting sucked right into a spinning windmill, fluctuating your sense of stability.
Difficulty & Notecounts
beatmania difficulty rated from 1 to 9.
DanceDanceRevolution difficulty rated from 1 to 10 from DDRMAX2 to SuperNOVA2, and 1 to 20 from X onwards. (Ratings and notecounts obtained from KANI KANI CRAB and BEMANIWiki 2nd.)
|Game||SP Difficulty||DP Difficulty|
|beatmania 7thMIX→THE FINAL||3||4||5||↓1||↓2||↓4|
|beatmania III APPEND 6thMIX→THE FINAL||3||4||5||3||4||5|
|beatmania 6thMIX + CORE REMIX||3||4||5||3||4||5|
|Notecounts / Freeze Arrows / Shock Arrows||88 / 0||152 / 0||177 / 2||219 / 10||- / - / -||170 / 0||185 / 4||217 / 8||- / - / -|
|DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME CS JP||1||3||5||7||-||2||5||8||-|
|DanceDanceRevolution ULTRAMIX2 / Dancing Stage Unleashed2||N/A||3||5||7||-||2||5||8||-|
|DanceDanceRevolution EXTREME2 / Dancing Stage Max||1||3||5||7||-||2||5||8||-|