Weekly BEnama #141: MUSECA Renovation, IIDX, pop’n, BeatStream, and more!

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Good morning/afternoon/evening/etc.! This week’s BEnama was fairly short but it still provided lots of information on many different BEMANI games! Tonight, there were no planned guests, but a certain someone did show up unannounced!

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First up was MUSECA 1+1/2 or Renovation M:
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A special video was filmed featuring some very special guests… We’ll let you enjoy the surprise yourself:

Overall the video explains how many changes have been made to make MUSECA vastly more user-friendly and easier to navigate. The update will be rolling out soon – within a week or so.

A massive Retweet campaign was also announced with lots of benefits for all BEMANI players:
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If the following tweet gets over 6,500 RTs before 7/27 (1 week)…

After playing MUSECA 1+1/2 once, you’ll get the following rewards across all* BEMANI games!

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*Sorry, Dance Evolution players… 🙁

In addition, another upcoming RT campaign will let the winner(s?) choose ANY one of the existing 120 Graficas to be printed on an original eAmusement Pass!

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Two new songs have been announced as well for the update:

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Data that will transfer over: Just unlocks, CONNECT ALL marks, and Grafics (sans bonus?)

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In addition, the NOSTALGIA Location Test has been announced…but, its in Osaka rather than Tokyo! It will be at Round 1 Umeda starting this Friday until 7/31… That’s 9 days! Possibly the longest duration of any location test ever?

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beatmania IIDX 24 SINOBUZ also gets another location test in Fukuoka for this weekend only!

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For everyone else, Mystery Line will be continuing for a 3rd part!

 

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Up next, DDR! A tutorial has finally been added back into the game. YES, it’s Lesson by DJ!

 

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In addition, the score saving feature has returned! Save your scores “PAREFECT”-ly!

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In the BeatStream and pop’n music Tanabata Festival, 3 songs will transfer over from each game! The 3 BeatStream songs now have dedicated videos:

 

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Mimi and Nyami will join BeatStream as Aibou (Partners) and various DecoParts will be added into pop’n

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Finally in pop’n news, the 3rd set of collectible cards will be released on 7/27!

 

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GITADORA also got a new song today, with another coming next week.

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The competition for original guitarist music is also wrapping up with results to be revealed soon:

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Next up was Sound Voltex, with a new figure being shown off:

 

Rasis

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It will link up with next month’s Grace!

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It wasn’t announced on BEnama, but the final 5 Reitaisai Touhou songs are being added to the game:

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2 free songs available in jubeat and REFLEC BEAT plus this week only:

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Hinabita’s Kurayoshi-Kuranogawa City Collaboration gets a part 2 for the Summer Festival!

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And, beatmania IIDX copula’s 2nd OST has been 80% funded. The last day for preorders is 7/25!
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The GOLI tapestry was also revealed as well:

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That’s it! See you next time~

 

Bonus:

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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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