Taiko no Tatsujin RHYTHM CONNECTION is now available for iOS through App Store and Android via Google Play in Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as a free title with in-app purchases.

Here’s an overview of the game, via its store pages:

New! Hit the drum game Taiko no Tatsujin! Easy to play, anytime, anywhere! Play more than 800 songs for free! Get rewarded for watching ads!


  • Play the drums and follow the rhythm!
  • Find great new songs!
  • Search and play your favorites!
  • No clear conditions! Play daily and increase your high scores!
  • Four levels: “Easy”, “Normal”, “Hard” and “Oni”.
  • Play vertically on your device!

How to play

  • Play the drum to the rhythm!
    • Play the drum when the red and blue markers line up with the beat of the music!
    • Hit the surface with red beats and hit the edge with blue beats!
    • Your skills will be rated as “GOOD”, “OK” or “BAD”.
    • Combos are the key to increasing your score!
    • Use performance-enhancing items and hold them long to play chains of notes!

Also, here it is a message from producer Kawashima on the game’s release:

To all the dear fans of Taiko no Tatsujin, nice to meet you! I am the producer of Taiko no Tatsujin RHYTHM CONNECTION, Kawashima. I look forward to working with all of you in the future.

Thank you for your patience! Taiko no Tatsujin RHYTHM CONNECTION It’s finally ready to be officially released! The theme of this game is to expand the fan base of Taiko no Tatsujin all over the world, and for this we have very unique characteristics.

First of all, we hope that everyone can find the “best songs” that they have never discovered before. Our goal is to make the experience of Taiko no Tatsujin even more vivid and animated through the encounter with new music.

Additionally, we recommend using the LINE invitation to invite your friends to play together. It would be an honor for us if, while we enjoy and compete, Taiko no Tatsujin deepens the bonds between friends.

Also, not only as a smartphone game, but I also hope you love the intellectual property of Taiko no Tatsujin. Our goal is to create a fan base for both the music and the characters that continually expands, with more people appreciating the world of Taiko no Tatsujin.

Taking this into account, the latest application of Taiko no Tatsujin series, Taiko no Tatsujin RHYTHM CONNECTIONcomes with unprecedented features.

I sincerely hope to expand the world of Taiko no Tatsujin with all of you. In the future, we will continue to update Taiko no Tatsujin RHYTHM CONNECTION to provide you with a satisfactory experience. Your continued support is greatly appreciated!

If you have any comments or suggestions, be sure to let us know through comments or by posting with the hashtags #TaikonoTatsujinRHYTHMCONNECT, #TTRC or #RHYTHMCONNECT. Once again, my deepest gratitude.

—Kawashima, Producer

Watch the launch trailer below.



Traditional Chinese


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