Taiko no Tatsujin

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Taiko no Tatsujin series
Developer Namco, Bandai Namco Studios
Publisher Namco, Bandai Namco Entertainment
Platforms As noted below
Released 2001-present (video games)
2005 (television)
2005 (comics)
Added to
As noted below

Taiko no Tatsujin, formerly known as Taiko Drum Master outside of Japan, is a Japanese multimedia series consisting of taiko drum-based rhythm video games by Namco, television shorts, and a manga adaptation.

After Bandai merged with Namco, the video games were developed by Bandai Namco Studios

Characters from Taiko no Tatsujin also appear in some games in the Mario Kart series.

Character biographies

Don-chan, a taiko drum with limbs and a face, is the mascot of the series.

The secondary character is another taiko drum, Don-chan's twin brother Katsu-chan.

Taiko no Tatsujin video games owned by the WEC Museum

Title Developer System Release Notes
Taiko: Drum Master Namco Bandai Studios PS3, PS4 2012 Exclusively available in Yakuza 5.
Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun! Bandai Namco Studios Switch 2018