Weekly BEnama news #129: VOLZZA2 events, Hinabita, and more!

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Apologies for the delay on this post – and the absence of last week’s #128. But hey, better late than never!

This week’s BEnama was short but still managed to pack a lot of info into the broadcast. The guests included Camelia and kradness, together as their new duo “Quarks,” and a surprise visitor DJ TAKA!
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REFLEC BEAT VOLZZA2 will get 3 songs from their upcoming first album, “Dualive”:
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In addition, due to at least 10 people defeating DJ TOTTO during the “Let’s REFLEC” campaign has yielded the following rewards, available to anyone who plays the game once before the 25th:

  • SUPERSTAR tap sound effect
  • DJ TOTTO note explosion effect
  • DJ TOTTO special stage/frame
  • DJ TOTTO will make a song similar to “Valanga”

 

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Reflec Beat has also finally gotten a Hi-Speed modifier, allowing players to finely-tune the object scroll speed:

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A Twitter RT campaign will also be starting soon, with details on the official Reflec Beat Staff Twitter account:

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Finally, last year’s CODE BREAKING event returns with “CODE BREAKING RETURNS”!! More detials will be announced soon:

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This month’s SUKI Ranking so far:

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After Reflec Beat, composer TOMOSUKE and BEMANI Backstage’s Yuei-san joined Tanaka-san to talk about Hinabita’s Kurayoshi Sakura Matsuri Event, which was held last weekend, and attracted over 6000 visitors to the far-away prefecture of Tottori.

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A few pictures were shared, including the main train station, the autograph event, gallery, goods shop, various shots around town, and the venue for the live stage event:

 

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For fans that were unable to attend the event, Konamistyle will be selling the limited-edition CD, which includes a postcard. 5 buyers will also receive an autographed poster!
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Speaking of Hinabita…the Chikuwa Princess event’s conclusion with Rin Shimotsuka as the winner means some new stuff! First, a special Grafica is added to MUSECA:

 

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In addition, 黒髪乱れし修羅となりて~凛 edition~ has been added to BeatStream, DanceDanceRevolution A, GITADORA, jubeat Qubell, MÚSECA, pop’n music, REFLEC BEAT, and SOUND VOLTEX:

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A special JBox selection was also made available in Jubeat:

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Next up was a mystery teaser for…some kind of Sound Voltex “theater”? Details remain a mystery but should appear within the coming week(s)…

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And although it wasn’t announced on BEnama, GO BACK 2 YOUR RAVE / nora2r was added to SDVX as well:

SDVX3

Finally, beatmania IIDX copula’s Tokotoko Line event will be ending in just 2 days:

 

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It will be replaced by… Mystery Line?! This will be copula’s “2nd season event.”

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Not announced on BEnama, but still important was the upcoming addition of 3 songs to DDRA:

DDRA

 

And tired of that plain silver e-AMUSEMENT PASS design? Well guess what, it’s about to get even more plain. A new card with enhanced security will be sent to stores soon:

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Thank you for playing!~

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Paul Richardson

Hi, I'm AceJay. I couldn't play enough BEMANI in America, so I moved to Japan. Started with DDR and IIDX, and still going strong after 12+ years. Also #1 SLAKE fan.

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