THE iDOLM@STER SHINY FESTA Melodic Disc
By BANDAI NAMCO Games Inc.
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■□■Our diverse personalities will enchant you■□■
An easy idol master rhythm game! Feel the rhythm and liven up the music festival!
765 production's idols hold a music festival on this stage at a south island resort!
Have fun with the idols as a producer as if you were on vacation!
Add bands and animation to this conventional stage scene! Perhaps even performances?!
Backed by various music clips, with this rhythm game's simple controls enjoy new songs, animated songs, and famous songs.
The featured idols are MIKI HOSHII, YUKIHO HAGIWARA, MAKOTO KIKUCHI, and TAKANE SHIJOU.
■Notice concerning supported devices■
iPhone 4S/iPhone 5/iPad 2/iPad (3rd and 4th generation)/iPad mini
※ Proper operation cannot be guaranteed for devices not listed above.
※ It can also be used on iPod touch (5th generation), however when downloading additional data you must use a Wi-Fi connection.
Thank you for your understanding.
※ Must have iOS5.0.1 or later.
■What is “THE iDOLM@STER”?■
"THE iDOLM@STER" is a game that debuted in Japan in 2005, in which the player acts as a producer for fresh faced girls belonging to the 765 Productions entertainment office, and ultimately aims to nurture a top idol.
Enjoy this world created with individual characters such as, cheerful girls, shy girls, quiet girls, temperamental girls, and mysterious girls.
Approximately 23 minutes of original animation "Music of Love", from the director Atsushi Nishigori, has been compiled!
We are currently also selling well-received separate packages for animation, featured idols, and song compilations!
□"THE iDOLM@STER SHINY FESTA Harmonic Score"□
Featured idols: HARUKA AMAMI, CHIHAYA KISARAGI, AZUSA MIURA, and RITSUKO AKIZUKI
Animation: "Music in the World"
□"THE iDOLM@STER SHINY FESTA Rhythmic Record"□
Featured idols: IORI MINASE, YAYOI TAKATSUKI, AMI FUTAMI, MAMI FUTAMI, and HIBIKI GANAHA
Animation: "Music is a Friend"
・ After downloading this application from the App Store, you can download additional data.
We recommend performing data downloads in a Wi-Fi environment.
Downloading may take some time depending on your connection.
The total size of the final application is approximately 3 GB.
・ This app cannot share save data with other packages.
・ We recommend playing this application with earphones or headphones.
・ Please visit the following link for questions regarding this application.
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(C)2012 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.
Ultra Lazy Incomplete localization
There is no excuse for how lazy this localization is. A fair number of the song titles (!) are still in Japanese kanji/kanas (all the song vocals are Japanese, but that's fine with me), there are only subtitles for the super-generic 30 minute opening animation (no dubbing), and the in-game translation is very spotty, and also has no dialogue dubbing at all. This is not a quality job, just a straight-up money grab from the people desperate enough to pay $50+ for the most basic, lame localization of a title many want here.
"Supporting" this by paying the asking ransom is a bad idea. It sends the message that they can push out any kind of lazy, sloppy, boring version of this Japanese series and stupid English speakers will buy it. Pass on all three of these poorly-localized versions and send the better message - do it right or don't do it at all. If these three were $10 or less, I might be more forgiving, but at the price of a premium retail packaged console game with a disc and a nice color manual, this is nothing but a huge ripoff. Shame on Namco for this sub-fan translation work at pro+ pricing.
I've liked the idolm@ster series for a long time and was really happy to find out that it was getting a western release! But why on iOS...? Would've preferred to have it on the PSP like Japan originally had.
Anyway, the game is fun and it works just fine! Although $55 is expensive... I really want to get the other two games, but that's going to end up costing me a total of about $165 and I can't do that... Please consider lowering the prices or at least do some sort of sale with discounts! I really do want to buy the other two games and support idolm@ster's western release!
The game is very interesting and fun. If you think the price is to high and are expecting it to be released on a game system keep wishing! No one licenses japanese games because they know that a lot of Americans are not interested in these games. Companies focus on where they can gain profit and they are afraid of taking risks that will Lose them profit. This game will never be licensed unless they see the consumers needs for games like these. Buy it and be happy we at least get it as an app! It plays amazing plus it has other features.
- Category: Games
- Released: Apr 22, 2013
- Version: 1.0.1
- Size: 1.91 GB
- Languages: English, Japanese, Korean
- Seller: BANDAI NAMCO Games Inc.
- © (C)窪岡俊之 (C)2012 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. (C)NBGI／PROJECT iM@S
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (4th generation), and iPod touch (5th generation). This app is optimized for iPhone 5.