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Old Oct 22, 2020, 10:02 AM
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Could this be a reprint of the Konami Shooting Collection?
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Old Oct 22, 2020, 10:50 AM
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But didn't that have non-arcade soundtracks on it also, and this seems to be just arcade shooting?
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Old Oct 22, 2020, 12:23 PM
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Could this be a reprint of the Konami Shooting Collection?
The description on CD Japan says it contains music from 22 arcade games, including the Parodius series. So, it's different from the other release.

https://www.cdjapan.co.jp/product/GFCA-501
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Old Oct 22, 2020, 04:51 PM
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Eh, it's really all about the mixing. Though I have Konami Shooting Collection, the quality is inferior to each games original OST's in my opinion. Don't really expect anything different but keep us posted lol
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Old Oct 22, 2020, 09:14 PM
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Here is the cover and information from Konami Style:
https://www.konamistyle.jp/products/...duct_id=109620
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Old Oct 22, 2020, 09:24 PM
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I added the track list and the cover as they appear on the page that IkariDC linked above.

It looks like there's also a bonus Music From Original Porodius (CD) 「ミュージック フロム オリジナル・パロディウス(CD)」 that's included as an early-purchase bonus.

Should that have its own separate entry?

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Old Oct 23, 2020, 12:01 AM
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From what I can tell, this is all arcade games, omitting any home ports or original titles. Most of these games were already featured on either the Gradius Ultimate Collection or Konami Shooting Collection box sets, but this appears to be the first-ever reissue of the Parodius OSTs, as well as Otomedius.

Strange thing is, Jikkyou Oshaberi Parodius appears to be missing for some reason. Could it be rights issues due to the song covers on the original?

Also, the bonus CD appears to be the soundtrack to the first Parodius game released on the MSX. This is also the first time this soundtrack has been reissued by Konami as well. It was also included on the 2005 Legend of Game Music Premium Box from Scitron, however.

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コナミスタイル早期購入特典


「ミュージック フロム オリジナル・パロディウス(CD)」

コナミスタイル早期購入特典はパロディウスシリーズの第1弾「パロディウス 〜タコは地球を救う〜(MSX)」オリジナルサウンドトラックCD。
パロディウスシリーズのクラシックアレンジBGMはここから始まった!

特典CD収録内容

01. オープニング・テーマ
02. セレクト&スタート!!
03. 空中戦闘のテーマ <各ステージ共通>
04. 第一惑星(ウル星)のテーマ <クライム・オブ・センチュリー>
05. 第二惑星(勝負星)のテーマ <ライト・オブ・オクトパス>
06. 第三惑星(迷惑星)のテーマ <幻想蛸興曲>
07. 第四惑星(迷菓星)のテーマ <お菓子な世界>
08. 第五惑星(妖星)のテーマ <ザ・ワルツ・オブ・オクトパス>
09. 第六惑星(要星)のテーマ <フェイト・オブ・オクトパス>
10. エクストラ・ステージのテーマ <スウィート・エモーション>
11. クライシス第4楽章
12. ボスBGM
13. エンディング・テーマ
14. ゲーム・オーバー!!
15. SEコレクション <各種オリジナル・サウンド・イフェクト>

※特典は無くなり次第終了となります。
※特典内容、仕様は予告なく変更する場合があります。
Honestly wish they'd reprint the Konami Shooting Collection box too, but still nice to see Konami finally paying attention to their shmup titles again.
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Old Oct 23, 2020, 12:39 AM
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Should that have its own separate entry?
Yes.
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Old Oct 23, 2020, 01:03 AM
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Looks like there's nothing new here at all then. Probably a nice way to save money if you don't have any of these yet or don't feel like tracking down all the albums on their own, but you'd be missing a bunch of bonus and arrange tracks I think.
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CDJapan doesn't get to offer the bonus disc??
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i was going to order it but it disappeared from konamistyle.
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CDJapan doesn't get to offer the bonus disc??
No, unfortunately.
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Old Feb 6, 2021, 05:40 PM
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yeah i also got a reply from play-asia and they don't. the only way was to pre-order it from konamistyle.

guess i'll survive without it

btw it's back in stock on play-asia, i'm going to order it soon. it seems to be gone for good from cdjapan and konamistyle
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Old Mar 1, 2021, 05:53 AM
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The thing is back

https://www.konamistyle.jp/products/...duct_id=109620

But they say this, so I have no way to be sure I'll get the freaking bonus CD that I really want.

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- Linked all the dead composers from the inserts and the various credited artists on older releases. I don't know enough about Konami games, musics, or systems to decipher who composed what and whether it was for the Arcade version or not and whether the links on older releases are confirmed but uncredited or speculative. Someone else can have fun with that.
- Linked the Mastering Engineer but not the other non-music related information
- Added English tracklist, there are a lot of differences from the tracklists in older releases they correspond to, namely corrections. Here are some of the important ones I noted down.

* Eagle Eagle Sabnosuke is only written as Eagle Sab (イーグル佐武) in the references to him here in the track titles, not his full name (イーグル ワシサブノスケ), hence using Sab instead of Sabnosuke. A number of old releases have this as Eagle Satake and that's wrong.
* D6M13 --> old translations of "Baruru~n" use "Varoom" or something, which is wrong. It's technically supposed to be Balloon since the stage is full of balloons. I just used the word Balloon but if you wanted to keep the phonetic elongation it might be something more like Balloo~n, Ball~oon, Balloloon, or something similar.
* Not happy with D7M26 because I'm not sure where "はコンデ" originally translated to "Transporting" (via konami wiki). It's a construction crane that definitely has a hoist / lift / claw but I just can't find a good source for that translation.
* D8M14 Shuppoppo is the onomatopoeiac sound a steam engine locomotive makes as the steam is exiting the stack and with cal's help, in English this roughly translates to "Chuff chuff". "Chugga chugga" and "Choo choo" would also work but if we're getting specific those are both different sounds with locomotives. I feel like chugga chugga is the sound the wheels make as it moves forward and choo choo is the long release on the steam stack.

Didn't propagate to older releases but if someone else wants to do that, feel free.
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* Not happy with D7M26 because I'm not sure where "はコンデ" originally translated to "Transporting" (via konami wiki). It's a construction crane that definitely has a hoist / lift / claw but I just can't find a good source for that translation.
It comes from 「運ぶ」(hakobu) which means to carry/move/transport. In addition, it's probably using some minor wordplay in the form of 「箱」(hako) which means box/container. So 「はコンデクレーンボスBGM」means "Box/Container Carry Crane Boss BGM" which fits neatly with the in-game context (i.e. a box dropping crane boss).
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