Weekly BEnama News #168: Nostalgia Special & more!


We’re back after a short break with another installment of the Weekly BEnama News! On this week’s stream, Nostalgia’s release date was finally revealed after a year of testing!

Guests included newly-signed pro-BEMANI player DOLCE., wac, and Nekomata Master!

First up, a quick recap on what Nostalgia is – a piano-themed music game, with 3 types of notes:

In the game’s story, the black cat “Croit” (Kuro) is searching for the girl, Noah, along with various memories and songs:

We were treated to some live gameplay by wac, the game’s lead composer and presumably producer:

He played a song that was teased at JAEPO: 「夕焼け猫とブリキのロボット」/ seiya-murai feat. ALT

Next up was Nekomata Master, who played his own song, 「Fly far bounce」


Finally DOLCE. treated viewers to an Excellent Performance on the EXPERT chart for 「nostus」/ Setaria Virtuoso:

By this point, many NicoNico and YouTube viewers voiced their desire to hear the game’s release date in the comments, and KONAMI DELIVERED:

Nostalgia (ノスタルジア) will be playable starting next week, 3/1!

After 1 year in testing, the game is finally ready for release.

Take a look at our in-depth preview of the game from last year’s JAEPO to see just how much the game has evolved:



After the Nostalgia news concluded, an Akino Arai pack was announced for jubeat plus, while REFLEC BEAT plus will receive an Orangestar pack on 2/24!

A quick (3-day) mini スキMUSIC Ranking for January’s songs was also shown:

To wrap up the night, the REFLEC BEAT VOLZZA & Reflesia OST jackets were revealed, along with 2 of the 4 discs:


See you!