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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

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

Arcade

Console

Data

Taiko no Tatsujin 3

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

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

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

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

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

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

Regular

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

Extra

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

Do-Don to Nidaime!

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

Chogouka-ban

Regular

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

Extra

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

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