My Bachi Rules

How to Use Your My Bachi Drumsticks
Always firmly secure the straps around your wrists before use.
Modifications Forbidden
Never modify Taiko no Tatsujin Official My Bachi drumsticks in any way. Doing so can render them unsafe for use and is therefore expressly forbidden. Prohibited modifications include, but are not limited to, shaving, reshaping, varnishing, adding bumps, and wrapping with cloth.
Resale for Profit Prohibited
・Purchases for the purpose of resale to a third party for profit are prohibited.
・Any party discovered to have resold My Bachi for profit, or attempted to do so, may be banned from ordering My Bachi in the future.

Taiko no Tatsujin Official Tournament Rules

For official tournaments, players may use the drumsticks attached to the arcade game cabinet, Taiko no Tatsujin Official My Bachi sold from 2016 onward, or Taiko no Tatsujin Official My Bachi sold from 2021 onward.
However, use of modified My Bachi is not permitted.

Taiko no Tatsujin Official My Bachi Tournament Play Checklist
  • ① Are the official wrist-straps attached?
  • ② Are sticks branded with the Taiko no Tatsujin logo?
  • ③ Is tape properly applied to the grips?
    *Tape must not cover the logo.
    *Tape must not be applied anywhere between the logo and the tip.
    *Tape on the grip may be replaced or applied in multiple layers.
    *My Bachi may not be used without tape applied to the grip.
  • ④ Have you confirmed there are no significant changes to the drumsticks' shape?
  • ⑤ Are the wooden bodies of the drumsticks unaltered (no modifications made)?
    Example modifications: Writing your name, applying stickers, varnish, or paint, etc.
    *Name may be written on grip tape, but not on the wood portion.

My Bachi will not be approved for tournament play unless all of the above conditions are met.
In addition to the above, tournament organizers may prohibit the use of any drumsticks they judge to be unsafe. In that event, please use the drumsticks attached to the game cabinet.

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