Taiko no Tatsujin: Blue Version (Japanese: 太鼓の達人 ブルーVer., Taiko no Tatsujin: Burū Bājon) is a Taiko no Tatsujin arcade that was released on March 25, 2018. It supersedes the Yellow Version.

It was superseded by Green Version on March 14, 2019.

General info

Blue Version carried over most of the gameplay modes and function from the previous arcade version, as such, core gameplay is identical. The practice mode, which was introduced in previous version, was removed from Blue Version.

New to this update is the addition of the Performance Battle Mode that was added on June 27, 2018; It has similar gameplay as the battle mode in the recently released Taiko no Tatsujin games on Nintendo DS and 3DS.


In a fantasy world, there is a crisis where a giant black dragon have turns humans into vicious monsters. Those very monsters will only revert to be human once they were defeated with the rhythm power. However, the monster's number kept increasing and is outnumbering the human race, so the only way to end it once and for all is to slay the dragon that is the root of this crisis.

In order to save her people, Amitie, a princess of a Kingdom, takes up the legendary, rhythm power-infused magical sword and embark on a journey to defeat the giant black dragon. During travel, she met Don, who just happened to got summoned into this world and is capable of using rhythm power. Together, Amitie and Don goes on a quest to put an end on the giant black dragon, once and for all...

Character debut

Song list

Japanese Version

Main article: Taiko no Tatsujin: Blue Version/JP Song List


  • This is the last Taiko no Tatsujin arcade to be published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, as all Bandai Namco's future arcade operations will be handled by Bandai Namco Amusement from April 2018 onward.

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Taiko no Tatsujin series
Arcade First-Generation 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
Second-Generation 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14
Third-Generation Taiko no Tatsujin · KATSU-DON · Sorairo · Momoiro · Kimidori · Murasaki · White · Red · Yellow · Blue · Green
Fourth-Generation 2020
Consoles and mobile PlayStation 2 TaTaCon de Dodon ga Don · Doki! Shinkyoku Darake no Haru Matsuri · Appare! Sandaime · Waku Waku Anime Matsuri · Atsumare! Matsuri da! Yondaime · Go! Go! Godaime · Taiko: Drum Master · Tobikkiri! Anime Special · Wai Wai Happy! Rokudaime · Doka! to Oomori Nanadaime
PlayStation 4 Drum Session!
PlayStation Portable Portable · Portable 2 · Portable DX
PlayStation Vita V Version · The Idolm@ster Must Songs Red Album/Blue Album
Nintendo Wii Wii · Do-Don to Nidaime! · Minna de Party Sandaime! · Kettei-Ban · Chogouka-ban
Nintendo Wii U Wii U Version! · Tokumori! · Atsumete★Tomodachi Daisakusen!
Nintendo DS Touch de Dokodon! · Great Adventure of the Seven Islands! · Dororon! Yokai Great Decisive Battle!
Nintendo 3DS Little Dragon and the Mysterious Orbs · Don and Katsu's Space-time Adventure · Dokodon! Mystery Adventure
Nintendo Switch Drum 'n' Fun! · Rhythmic Adventure Pack
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