Composition/Arrangement: Satoru Nakata
pop'n music Genre: FUNNY (ファニー)
pop'n music Character: BOY [CS1-2P]
First Music Game Appearance: pop'n music 2 CS
Other Music Game Appearances:
Song Connections / Remixes
- A long version of PULSE appears on the pop'n music 2 original soundtrack ★ new songs collection album.
- A different long version appears on the pop'n music★Inst Best album.
- Another extended version of PULSE, titled PULSE pop'n music-DA!! Special Version, can be found in pop'n music打!!.
- PULSE is the only Satoru Nakata song under his 319 alias in which BOY is the rival character.
- In pop'n music 3, PULSE's character was AYA [3-12P].
- PULSE appears as DLC for ポップンミュージック, in the 中級ステップアップセット pack.
- PULSE was one of the songs available during the location test of the North American redemption game POP'N MUSIC.
- It received a new jacket in POP'N MUSIC, which features Boxies.
- PULSE could be unlocked in REFLEC BEAT groovin'!! Upper as part of the 9th Set (wac's SELECTION) of the BEMANI MUSIC FOCUS unlock system.
- From September 17th, 2015 onwards, it could be purchased from the REFLEC Shop for 3800 Refle.
- In REFLEC BEAT VOLZZA, it could be purchased in the Garage for 20 VOLZZA KEYs.
- In REFLEC BEAT VOLZZA 2, it was playable by default.
- PULSE's appearance in REFLEC BEAT marks the first Satoru Nakata song to be transplanted into any BEMANI series.
- It received a new jacket in the REFLEC BEAT series.
- According to wac in his BEMANI MUSIC FOCUS comments, PULSE's HARD chart in the REFLEC BEAT series is how he envisioned PULSE's EX pop'n music chart to be.
- Fittingly, PULSE's EX chart is based on the rhythms of its HARD chart.
- After being removed from the initial release of REFLEC BEAT 悠久のリフレシア, PULSE was revived on December 14th, 2017.
- PULSE received brand-new HYPER and EX charts in pop'n music peace, as part of the pop'n time trip -prologue- (ポップンタイムトリップ プロローグ) event. These charts could be unlocked from February 14th, 2019 to February 19th, 2020 by filling out two stamps of the third pop'n music CS card.
- PULSE's HYPER and EX charts use its NORMAL chart's keysounds, filling with non-keysounded notes for the rest of the charts.
- Unlike the other charts, PULSE's HYPER and EX charts feature Highlight Zones.
- As of August 13th, 2020, these charts are available by default.
- PULSE's EX chart was re-rated in pop'n music peace on March 5th, 2019.
Song Production Information
Difficulty & Notecounts
pop'n music difficulty rated from 1 to 43 through pop'n music 20 fantasia, and 1 to 50 from Sunny Park onwards.
REFLEC BEAT to groovin'!! Upper difficulty rated from 1 to 10+, 1 to 13 in VOLZZA/VOLZZA 2, and 1 to 15 in 悠久のリフレシア. (Ratings obtained from BEMANIWiki 2nd.)
|Notecounts / Long pop-kun||137 / 0||165 / 0||340 / 2||651 / 2||165||-|
|pop'n music 2 CS||-||14||-||-||-||-|
|pop'n music GB||※13||-||-||-||-||-|
|pop'n music 7 CS||7||16||-||-||16||-|
|pop'n music 3→4||-||14||-||-||-||-|
|pop'n music 7||7||↑16||-||-||16||-|
|pop'n music 9||↑10||↓14||-||-||16||-|
|pop'n music 10→20 fantasia||10||↑15||-||-||16||-|
|pop'n music Sunny Park→うさぎと猫と少年の夢||-||21||-||-||16||-|
|pop'n music peace (original ratings)||-||21||31||37||16||-|
|pop'n music peace→Present||-||21||31||↑39||16||-|
※ Denotes chart has been revised from the corresponding AC chart (total notes: 148).
Other chart not shown on the above table:
- pop'n music 2 CS's BEGINNER chart: total notes: 112.
|REFLEC BEAT groovin'!! Upper→VOLZZA 2||4||7||10||-|
|REFLEC BEAT 悠久のリフレシア||5||9||12||-|
|BEMANI MUSIC FOCUS|
|1st Set (DJ TOTTO's SELECTION)||ABSOLUTE - CHOCOLATE PHILOSOPHY - LOGICAL DASH - era (nostalmix)|
|2nd Set (TAG's SELECTION)||DROP THE BOMB - AXIS - fellows - MAD BLAST|
|3rd Set (Des-ROW's SELECTION)||大見解 - Funky sonic World - BE LOVIN - CURUS|
|4th Set (Ryu☆'s SELECTION)||GENOM SCREAMS - Presto - JET WORLD - Go Beyond!!|
|5th Set (TOMOSUKE's SELECTION)||I'M GONNA GET YOU! - the keel - LOVE IS ORANGE - Gamelan de Couple|
|6th Set (kors k's SELECTION)||Flash Back 90's - White Eve - HELL SCAPER - starmine|
|7th Set (Users' SELECTION)||明鏡止水 - Pink Rose - sync - Beyond The Earth|
|8th Set (PHQUASE's SELECTION)||COSMIC COWGIRL - BOBBY SUE AND SKINNY JIM - 男々道 - Spica|
|9th Set (wac's SELECTION)||PULSE - GRADIUSIC CYBER - Nova emoção - 踊るフィーバーロボ|
|10th Set (dj TAKA's SELECTION)||♥Love²シュガ→♥ - Lucy - GUILTY - V - V₂|
|CONTENTS SELECTION||ZERO-ONE - MAKE A JAM! - Ping×Pong×Dash - DAY DREAM|