Tournament Rules


  • ・To participate, enter yourself in the Taiko no Tatsujin Donder! WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2023 Online [Bonus] via the Taiko no Tatsujin Donder Hiroba website. Then play the challenge songs in Taiko Mode during the Championship period. Make sure to play using the Bandai Namco Passport (or other Amusement IC Card) which you registered on Donder Hiroba.
  • ・Your ranking will be determined based on your total score on the challenge songs (10 songs) you play.
  • ・There is no limit on how many times you may play challenge songs during the tournament. The top score you earn on each song during the tournament period will count toward your total score.
  • ・Only challenge songs played on Extreme difficulty will be counted.
    • *Secret Version songs do not count.
  • ・The only Custom Parameters allowed are Note Position and Voice. All other Custom Parameters are against tournament rules; scores using those parameters will not be counted.
  • ・Only one entry and one registered Bandai Namco Passport (or other Amusement IC Card) per person is permitted. One person entering with multiple cards is against the rules. Challenge songs played with cards other than the one registered at time of entry will not count toward the player's tournament score.
  • ・Lending or transferring your Bandai Namco Passport (or other Amusement IC Card) to another person, or having another person play for you using your card is prohibited.
  • ・Our company will investigate suspected rules violations. In the event that a violation is confirmed, or that our company deems it necessary after reviewing the situation, the player in question will be disqualified from the tournament, their tournament scores and rankings will be deleted, and their right to receive prizes will be revoked. In the case of malicious rules violations, the player may be banned from participation in future official events.
  • ・Our company cannot be held responsible for score data lost or incorrectly transferred to our servers due to unforeseen trouble, accidents, or other issues. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
  • ・For this tournament, 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. Please check the official My Bachi website below for more guidelines regarding their use.
  • ・Please be aware that this tournament may be changed, canceled, or ended without prior notice. Our company accepts no responsibility for any such occurrence.
  • ・Cancellation, termination, or rule changes for this tournament will take effect for all participants upon the announcement of such rule changes, cancellation, or termination on this website, or when the updated tournament rules are posted.


  • ・By entering this tournament, you grant our company or third parties permission to use your likeness, name, player name (Donder Name), Rank, gameplay videos, comments from interviews, etc., for products, websites, and other media. This permission extends to all possible uses (including commercial use) and may include, but is not limited to, the editing, public presentation, release, and news reporting of the above data.
  • ・Tournament participants' Donder Names may not be used in our official announcements if they include inappropriate language, proper nouns relating to existing companies, businesses, people, religions, organizations, etc., if they infringe upon other companies' copyrights, or if they are deemed inappropriate for any other reason at our sole discretion.

Warnings for players who place 1st through 16th in the Overall Rankings (hereafter, winners):

Warnings About Distribution of Award Certificates
  • ・Award Certificates will be sent to tournament winners.
  • ・In order to receive an Award Certificate, each winner must add an accurate address to the Bandai Namco ID used to enter the tournament before March 5, 2023 (Sun) 23:59 JST.
  • ・If you fail to register the information required for delivery before the specified deadline, we will not be able to send you your certificate.
  • ・If certificates cannot be delivered due to errors in registered address, unknown forwarding addresses, extended absences, or other such issues, we will not resend your certificate.
  • ・It may not be possible to send certificates to all regions.
  • ・The certificate may not be transferred, exchanged, or resold to a third party. The certificate is intended for the winner only; do not offer it for auction, etc.
Handling of Personal Information

Winners' personal information will be used only to complete delivery of Award Certificates. This personal information may be shared with our contractors, partner companies, and Bandai Namco Group companies to the extent required for the management of this tournament and the business operations of Bandai Namco Group companies. We will never disclose a participant's personal information to a third party for any other purpose without the participant's consent, unless such disclosure is required by law.

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For Inquiries Regarding This Tournament
COVID-19 Countermeasures
  • ・You can participate at local arcades with Taiko no Tatsujin arcade machines. Please follow the precautions and guidelines laid out by each establishment, and choose the best location for your circumstances.
  • ・Please comply with each establishment's guidelines in the event of any local or regional states of emergency or other public safety ordinances.

Tournament Perks

The top-ranking players will be honored as follows!

Overall Ranking
1st to 4th:
Award Certificate and Special Title (Purple)
5th to 16th:
Award Certificate and Special Title (Gold)
17th to 100th:
Special Title (Gold)
Overall Ranking
  • *Equal scores will be treated as tied Rankings, and receive the corresponding Award Certificates. (Ex. If 3 people rank 2nd, those 3 people will receive 2nd Ranking Award Certificates.)
Participation Prizes

All participants will receive participation Titles.
Title Name:Taiko no Tatsujin Donder! WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2023 Online [Bonus] Participant

Participation Prizes
  • ・There will also be special awards.
  • ・Throughout the tournament, we plan to share provisional weekly rankings on our official Twitter (@taiko_team).
  • ・The awards ceremony will be held online during the official live broadcast on February 19 (SUN).
  • ・Each title will be distributed in few days after the event.