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"A Cruel Angel's Thesis"
残酷な天使のテーゼ
Zankoku na tenshi no tēze

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First included in Taiko no Tatsujin 3
Notechart by Unknown
Song data
Released October 25, 1995
Genre(s) J-pop, anime
Performed by Yoko Takahashi
Lyrics by Neko Oikawa
Composed by Hidetoshi Satō
Arranged by Toshiyuki Ōmori
Label Starchild (King Records)
In fictional works
Featured in Neon Genesis Evangelion
Type Opening theme song

"A Cruel Angel's Thesis" (Japanese: 残酷な天使のテーゼ, Zankoku na tenshi no tēze) is a song performed by Yoko Takahashi.

About the song Edit

The maxi-single of the same name, which included Takahashi's song "Moon's Labyrinth", was first released on October 25, 1995 under King Records' Starchild label. The song was later included in Takahashi's first album "Best Pieces", which was released on January 25, 1996.

It was the opening theme song for the 1995 TV anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion.

It was first introduced in Taiko no Tatsujin 3 on the arcade platforms and later in Taiko no Tatsujin: Tobikkiri! Anime Special on the console platform. On the arcade platform, it was first included within the same arcade where Takahashi's other song, "Nijiiro Yumeiro Taikoiro", was first introduced.

List of games Edit

Arcade Edit

Console Edit

Data Edit

Taiko no Tatsujin 3 Edit

Difficulty Rating Combo
Easy ★ x N/A N/A
Normal ★ x 3 163
Hard ★ x 3 278
Oni / Extreme ★ x 6 278
Genre(s)

Anime

Taiko no Tatsujin 9 through 10 / Tobikkiri! Anime Special / Portable 2 Edit

Difficulty Rating Combo
Easy ★ x 3 103
Normal ★ x 3 125
Hard ★ x 6 267
Oni / Extreme ★ x 7 Normal: 337
Professional: 345
Master: 345
Genre(s)

Anime

Taiko no Tatsujin 11 / Great Adventure of the Seven Islands! / Portable DX Edit

Difficulty Rating Combo
Easy ★ x 3 103
Normal ★ x 4 125
Hard ★ x 6 267
Oni / Extreme ★ x 7 Normal: 337
Professional: 345
Master: 345
Genre(s)

Anime

Taiko no Tatsujin 12 through 14 / Taiko no Tatsujin (2011) / Taiko no Tatsujin (2020) / Plus / Wii U Version! / V Version / Drum Session! / Drum 'n' Fun! Edit

Regular Edit

Difficulty Rating Combo
Easy ★ x 3 103
Normal ★ x 4 125
Hard ★ x 6 267
Oni / Extreme ★ x 7 Normal: 337
Professional: 345
Master: 345
Genre(s)

Anime

Extra Edit

Difficulty Rating Combo
Easy ★ x N/A N/A
Normal ★ x N/A N/A
Hard ★ x N/A N/A
Oni / Extreme ★ x 8 Normal: 346
Professional: 386
Master: 423
Genre(s)

Anime

Do-Don to Nidaime! Edit

Difficulty Rating Combo
Easy ★ x 3 103
Normal ★ x 4 128
Hard ★ x 6 267
Oni / Extreme ★ x 7 Normal: 337
Professional: 345
Master: 345
Genre(s)

Anime

Chogouka-ban Edit

Regular Edit

Difficulty Rating Combo
Easy ★ x 3 104
Normal ★ x 4 126
Hard ★ x 6 267
Oni / Extreme ★ x 7 Normal: 337
Professional: 345
Master: 345
Genre(s)

Anime

Extra Edit

Difficulty Rating Combo
Easy ★ x N/A N/A
Normal ★ x N/A N/A
Hard ★ x N/A N/A
Oni / Extreme ★ x 8 Normal: 346
Professional: 386
Master: 423
Genre(s)

Anime

External link Edit

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