Other Taiko stuff

There is more to Taiko no Tatsujin than just playing the game and getting high scores! Check out all the other interesting aspects of the series, including fan input, lyrics and more.

Special dancers - Guest characters from other places that appear in Taiko no Tatsujin.

Song lyrics 

Downloads - Calendar desktops and other goods by Namco. Taiko Time does not own any of these.

Collaborations - A list of Taiko no Tatsujin's crossovers with other game series or companies!

Songs in Japanese Karaoke Services

Soundtrack CDs
Taiko no Tatsujin RedTaiko no Tatsujin BlueTaiko no Tatsujin Red/Blue
Release: April 23, 2003 (Columbia Music Entertainment)
Number of songs: Red: 33, Blue: 33
Disc length: Red:76m 08s, Blue:77m 00s
Taiko no Tatsujin AnimeTaiko no Tatsujin: Tobikkiri! Anime Special Dai Nesshu Utamatsuri
Release: August 24, 2005 (Columbia Music Entertainment)
Number of songs: 23
Disc length: 58m 18s
Taiko no Tatsujin 2008Taiko no Tatsujin Original Soundtrack 2008
Release: May 21, 2008 (Columbia Music Entertainment)
Number of songs: Disc 1: 35, Disc 2: 35
Disc length: Disc 1: 72m 47s, Disc 2: 71m 46s
Taiko no Tatsujin DonderfulTaiko no Tatsujin Original Soundtrack "Donderful!"
Release: December 21, 2011 (Nippon Columbia)
Number of songs: Disc 1: 35, Disc 2: 36
Disc length: Disc 1: 77m 02s, Disc 2: 76m 48s
Taiko no Tatsujin Full ComboTaiko no Tatsujin Original Soundtrack "Full Combo!"
Release: March 21, 2012 (Nippon Columbia)
Number of songs: Disc 1: 31, Disc 2: 38
Disc length: Disc 1: 78m 29s, Disc 2: 76m 44s
Taiko no Tatsujin Chogoukaban BGM CollectionTaiko no Tatsujin Wii Chogouka-Ban BGM Collection
Release: December 19, 2012 (NBGI via iTunes)
Number of songs: 46 (digital album)
Length: 32m 45s
Taiko no Tatsujin 3DS BGM CollectionTaiko no Tatsujin Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb BGM Collection
Release: March 7th, 2013 (NBGI via iTunes)
Number of songs: 53 (digital album)
Length: 40m 34s
Taiko no Tatsujin Sorairo Soundtrack CDTaiko no Tatsujin Sorairo Soundtrack CD
Release: January 2014 (publisher unknown)
Number of songs: 26
Length: ??
Taiko no Tatsujin Original Soundtrack Taiko no Tatsujin Original Soundtrack - March 2014
Release: March 29th, 2014 (CLARICE DISC)
Number of songs: 12
Length: ??
Girls Pop Mania Taiko no Tatsujin Original Soundtrack - Girls Pop Mania
Release: August 13th, 2014 (CLARICE DISC)
Number of songs: 16
Length: ??
AkeOme SotsuOme Taiko no Tatsujin Original Soundtrack - AkeOme!!!+SotsuOme
Release: January 2016
Number of songs: 7
Length: ??

Taiko Staff
Artists/Vocalists
Asahiko Ishikawa (石川哲彦) @ Linda AI-CUE
Akitaka Tohyama (遠山明孝) @ AJURIKA
Ayako Saso (佐宗綾子) Sampling Masters AYA
Gai Shinoda (篠田凱) @ Harunaba (はるなば)
Hisui (翡翠)
Kaneko Chiharu (かねこちはる)
Kaori Aihara (愛原圭織)
Ishibashi Wataru (石橋渡) @ mirawi (みらゐ)
Narahashi Miki (ならはしみき)
Oogami Masako (大上昌子)
Sariya-jin (サリヤ人)
Shinji Hosoe (細江慎治) @ Sampling Masters MEGA
Silver Forest
Takafumi Sato (佐藤たかふみ)
Tatsuya Shimizu (清水達也) @ Zeami (世阿弥)
Tomoyuki Hamada (浜田知幸) @ t+pazolite
Yuji Masubuchi (増渕裕二氏)

Notecharters
Arihotto (アリーホット)
Atsuhito Oosawa (大澤淳人) @ Oosawa (オオサワ) / atsu
Kojima Takuya (小嶋拓也) @ Ojima (オジマ)
Kubo Kenichiro (久保賢一朗) @ Kuboken (くぼけん)
Kunio Yamaguchi (山口邦雄) @ Yamaguchi (ヤマグチ)
Marimo Institute (まりも研究所)
Nocchi (のっち)
Kosuke Takahashi (高橋弘介) @ Takahashi (タカハシ)
Shika@ni~San (しか@に~さん)
SueP (すえP)
Suga Shodai (菅翔大) @ Kan (カーン)
Takeshi Shimajima (耒嶋丈晴) @ Kijikiji (キジキジ)
Takeshito Sasaoka (笹岡武仁) @ Sasaoka (ササオカ)
Tomoki Matsumoto (松本智貴) @ Dark Attribute (TOMOKI) (闇属性(TOMOKI))
Yoshinori Kawamoto (川元義徳) @ Kawagen Collagen (カワーゲン・コラーゲン)
Yuhei Etou (江藤裕平) @ Etou (エトウ)
Yuji Masubuchi (増渕裕二氏) @ Masubu・Chuji (マスブ・チュジー)

SongID (contains songID information, song debut, artist and BPM)
Arcade
Console

Deathstream 101/Notechart Analysis Features (Clear the hardest songs with our help!)
Deathstream 101
Deathstream 101 - Semester II
NA: Music Revolver (Ura)
NA: Ryougen no Mai
NA: Dokadoka

Taiko Features (Learn something more about the blog itself and Taiko-related tropes!)
2016 - The Year in Hindsight
General Sales Figures in the Taiko no Tatsujin Series
God Collection and the Shinto Culture Behind Them, Part 2
God Collection and the Shinto Culture Behind Them, Part 1
Score Fixing
How to Play Synchronica
2015 - The Year in Hindsight
≠MM: Facts and Speculations
Idolm@ster and Call Notecharts
2014 - The Year in Hindsight
Yuru-kyara: What's the Big Deal?
Bad Jokes and Other Deleted Nonsense, Taiko Edition
Overview of Japanese Rhythm Game Terms
2013 - The Year in Hindsight
Visit to Niconico Conference 2
Know Your Taiko Simulators
Arcade Ethics
2012 - The Year in Hindsight
Taiko PSP DX's Missing DLC Songs
Namco Wonder Park Plus in Hong Kong
24 Season Drums
Taiko in the United States
2011 - This Year in Hindsight
Taiko no Tatsujin at University Presentation
Decoding Mata Saitama 2000
Pathology of Taiko
Mark of the First Year
The 8th Console Cycle
Detecting Autoplay for Dummies
Character Relation Chart
An Unskilled Player's Quest for Full Perfect

Sympho-Neighbours (See how selected Taiko trends are translated into other music game series!)
Computing Dissonance
Festive Musical Chimes
Up to Eleven
An Ode to Endless Oblivion
SWEEP-Men and the Masters of Sampling
When Two Worls Collide / Pop Culture Version
It's Actually "Shi"
Prankfully Yours
License to Resonate
Christmas Musical Chimes
I, OS? Y,S!
Retro Game Harmonies
Eastern Rhythm Project
Classical Rivalries
FLOWER is EVERYWHERE

UStream/Nicovideo Live Sessions
Etou's Misadventures on Medley Mode (4/8/11)
First Contact with Taiko 0 (9/11/11)
Kettei-ban's debut and 10th Anniversary goodies (25/11/11)
Sorairo First Play and other stuff (8/3/13)
Let's Make Music Together! (5/7/13)
Let's Make Music Together, part 2 (2/8/13)
Let's Make Music Together, part 3 (27/9/13)
Stream Recap (11/4/14)
Stream Recap (9/5/14)
Cooking with Taiko Team (6/6/14)
A Kimidori Summer Welcome (15/7/14)
Taiko Team's Yellow-est Stream Session (28/08/14)
Of Synth Voices and Theremins (26/09/14)
Music! Action! Drama! Taiko! (30/10/14)
A Year's End Stream (12/12/14)
A Winter's Final Purple Days (10/03/15)
THE COLL@BM@STER (17/04/15)
Synchro no Tatsujin (12/06/15)
The 15th Anniversary Livestream Extravaganza (28/06/15)
The Online/Offline Experience (21/08/15)
The X-Drums (02/11/15)
Taiko White and the Seven Special Guests (9/12/15)
Super Taiko 3D Deka (26/02/16)
Nightmare Before Tokkun-mas (19/05/16)
Red Drumming (13/07/16)
It's a Kick-ass Poison Livestream Zapping (19/08/16)
Drumroll Me Up When September Ends (30/09/16)
Little Red Biting Drum (2/2/17)
Taiko Team's *actual* Yellow-est Stream Session (14/3/17)

Manga / Anime
Taiko no Tatsujin Clay Anime (クレイアニメ 太鼓の達人)
Taiko no Tatsujin (Manga) (太鼓の達人)

Fan-made stuff
Custom songs/notecharts (usually Taikojiro)
How to make notecharts on Taikojiro
Fanart