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Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Nintendo 3DS
Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Nintendo 3DS
JP
¥5,800 (6,090) CTR-P-ARTJ
Nintendo 3DS
JP (Sega the Best)
¥2,800 (2,940) CTR-2-ARTJ
Nintendo 3DS
US
$? ?
Nintendo 3DS
US (Download)
$19.99 ?
Nintendo 3DS
UK
£? CTR-P-ARTP
Nintendo 3DS
FR
€? CTR-P-ARTP
Nintendo 3DS
DE
€? CTR-P-ARTP
Nintendo 3DS
ES
€? CTR-P-ARTP
Nintendo 3DS
KR (Download)
₩33,000 ?
Nintendo 3DS
CA
$? ?



Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure, called Rhythm Kaitou R: Koutei Napoleon no Isan (リズム怪盗R 皇帝ナポレオンの遺産) in Japan, is a puzzle and rhythm game developed and published by Sega for the Nintendo 3DS.

Production credits

  • Producer & Director: Shun Nakamura
  • Character Artist: Akira Mekame
  • Art Director: Toshiyuki Yonekura
  • Sound Director, Composer & Sound Effect: Naofumi Hataya
  • Music Director & Composer: Tomoya Ohtani
  • Game Disigners: Takashi Hirai, Daisuke Shimizu
  • Title Logo Artist: Taro Hino
  • In cooperation with: xeen inc.
  • Producer: Kazuhiro Kawakami
  • Director: Sayako Yamato
  • Rhythm Level Designers: Masahiko Sawa, Toshiyuki Hata
  • Adventure Planners: Toshihiro Nakagawa, Daisaku Teramachi
  • Lead Programmer: Naoki Takishita
  • Programmers: Yoshihiro Matsuzaki, Tadayuki Akiyama, Fujio Tani, Hitokazu Makiuchi, Toshihiro Kawaguchi, Takashi Harada, Mamoru Miyamoto, Takahiro Yamada
  • Lead Artist: Haoki Matsue
  • Artists: Hideo Mao, Tomomomi Kobayashi
  • Character Artist: Megumi Yamashita
  • Lead Animator: Keisuke Iwano
  • Animators: Naoki Sawamura, Nao Kujime, Shinji Onishi
  • Visual Effect Artist: Kazuhiro Kohata
  • Lead User Interface Artist: Ayumi Fujikawa
  • User Interface Artists: Kazuhito Usiu
  • Special Thanks: Kazuo Shiomi
  • Ending Theme
  • "Je te dis au revoir"
    • Vocals by Kahimi Karie
    • Written by Tomoya Ohtani
    • French Lyrics by Tomohiro Kato
    • Strings & Piano Arranged by Takahito Eguchi
    • Strings: Kuwano Hijiri Strings
    • Piano Koji Igarashi
    • Bass Mitsutaka Saito
    • Drums Tsuyoshi Miyagawa
    • Recorded by Shigeo Sakurai at ONKIO HAUS Studio, Tokyo.
    • Vocal recored & Mixed by Yoshitada Miya at Sega Digital Studio, Tokyo.
  • Voice actors - English: Bruce Sherfield, Lois Pparker Smith, Paul Bandey, Raechael Berger, Les Clack, Saul Jepheott, Stephanie Campion, Tom Morton
  • Voice Director: David Gasman
  • Voice actors - French: Brigette Leeordier, Denis Boileau, Fily Keita, Jean-Francois Vlerick, Mare Alfos, Philippe Catoire, Stephanie Lafforgue, Vincent Deniard, Yves Lebeau
  • Voice Director: Hubert Drac
  • Sound engineer: Camille Meens, Julien Deslanders
  • Project Manager: Claire Astorg
  • Aristic Manager': Nathalie Sionneau
  • Audio Managers: Raphael Monier
  • Localization Manager: Cecile Irlinger
  • Aditional Composer & Arranger: Takahito Eguchi
  • Aditional Arranger: Hideaki Kobayashi
  • Keyboards & Brass Arrangement: Takeshi Watanabe
  • Drums: Masuo
  • Drums & Percussion: Tsuyoshi Miyagawa
  • Bass:Akinori Yamada, Mitsutaka Saito
  • Guitars: Sesumu Nishikawa, Chewlaro Moritake
  • Piano: Koji Igarashi
  • Harpsichord: Akiko Kuwagata
  • Accordion: Yoshiaki Sato
  • Violin: Hijiri Kuwano, Michiko Miura, Akiko Tajimi
  • Viola: Sachie Onuma
  • Celo: Masami Horisawa
  • 1st Trumpet: yusuke nakano, Futoshi Kobayashi
  • 2nd Trumpet: yoshiaki kayano, Isao Sakuma, Shiro Sasaki
  • Trombone & Bass Trombone: Makoto Igarachi, Gakutaro Miyachi
  • Saxaphone: Shuichi Kuwata, Masaki Kayou, Naoya Takemura, Ryoji Ihara
  • Saxaphone, Flute & Clarinet: Kei Suzuki
  • Chorus: Yoshihiko Chino, Paris Lundon
  • Vocal: Tahirih Schultz
  • Translator: George Cockle
  • Additional Recording Director: Tadashi Otsubo
  • Recording & Mixing Engineers: Yoshitada Miya, Shigeo Sakurai (Onkio Haus), Ryuchi Misawa
  • Assistant Engineers: Takuya Komiyama (Onkio Haus), Ryuichi Misawa
  • Recording Studios: SEGA Digital Studio, Onkio Haus Studio, Sound City Studio
  • Recording Coordinatos: Kazuyuki Doki (Re-Birth), Hidetaka "Carl" Shibata (Power House Studio), Yoji Sugiyama (Withceraft)
  • Mastering Engineer: Kazushi Kyogoku
  • Mastering Studio: Hitokuchi-zaka Studios
Movie Sound Department
  • Sound Editors: Masaru Setsumaru, Tatsuyuki Maeda
  • Sound Editor & Mixing Engineer: Kazutaka Someya]
  • Additional Mixing Engineer: Kazushige Sato
  • Foley Artists: Julian Tanikawa, Michi
  • Foley Editor: Yoppy
  • Foley Recording Studio: TOEI DIGITAL CENTER
  • Mixing Studio: Panasonic Visual, Inc, SEGA Digital Studio
  • Special Thanks: MOMOSE HARPSICHORD CO.,LTD., Fumiko Masaki (3-D CORPORATION LTD.), Naoki Ninomiya (Music Brains, Inc.), Haruka Matsumoto (Music Brains, Inc.), Miki Kashiwagi (Smash Room), Katsuko Matsumoto (Jet ONE), Yukifumi Makino (delfisound, Inc.), Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Kenichi Tokoi, Tomonori Sawada
  • Chareographer: ebato
  • dancer: J
  • Motion capture Section: Takeo Iwata
  • Motion Capture Manager: Hitoshi Noda
  • Motion Captuer Staff: Satoshi Kitagawa, Sachie Hirano, Shigeki Tanaka
  • Story: Makoto Goya
  • Animation Director: Yukio Takatsu
  • Chief Animation Director: Tadasi Shida
  • Key Animatoer: Hiroyoshi Iida, Mayumi Okamoto, Rie Kawai, Maki Kawano, Satoshi Kubo, Kanae Komatsu, Mitsuyasu Takekoshi, Akira Tabata, Choi Boo Kyoung, Masahiro Hamamori, Hideaki Matsuoka, Sakito Yoshida, Yoshinori Wakana
  • In-betweener Animation Checker: Eriko tabata
  • in-betweeners: DAEJIN Animation, DR MOVIE
  • Color Coordinator: Hiroshi katsuno
  • Painting: Studio Step, Wish, Studio Elle
  • Background Art Director: Ayumi Miyakoshi
  • Background Art: Team TillDawn, Kazuto Shimoyama, Naoko Akuzawa, Shinji Nakaoka, Yuri Sanami
  • ASAHI PRODUCTION
  • Design Ofice Mecaman
  • KUSANAGI INC.
  • Moon Flower
Tonbo Studio
  • 3DCG Director: Yuji Asawo
  • 3DCG: Kiminori Katoh, Haechiya Masayuki, Snijiro Mori, Ryoco Molinaka
Welz Animation Studio
  • Studio Twinkle
  • Special Effects: MAD BOX, Production Reed
  • Animation Producer: Yuuki Miyahara
  • Production Progrsss: Manabu Tateno, Tomonori Iwata
  • Point • Pictures
SEGA Europe


Shun NakamuraAkira MekameToshiyuki YonekuraNaofumi HatayaTomoya OhtaniTakashi Hirai, Daisuke ShimizuTaro Hinoxeen inc.Kazuhiro KawakamiSayako YamatoMasahiko Sawa, Toshiyuki HataToshihiro Nakagawa, Daisaku TeramachiNaoki TakishitaYoshihiro Matsuzaki, Tadayuki Akiyama, Fujio Tani, Hitokazu Makiuchi, Toshihiro Kawaguchi, Takashi Harada, Mamoru Miyamoto, Takahiro YamadaHaoki MatsueHideo Mao, Tomomomi KobayashiMegumi YamashitaKeisuke IwanoNaoki Sawamura, Nao Kujime, Shinji OnishiKazuhiro KohataAyumi FujikawaKazuhito UsiuKazuo ShiomiKuwano Hijiri StringsBruce Sherfield, Lois Pparker Smith, Paul B,ey, Raechael Berger, Les Clack, Saul Jepheott, Stephanie Campion, Tom MortonDavid GasmanBrigette Leeordier, Denis Boileau, Fily Keita, Jean-Francois Vlerick, Mare Alfos, Philippe Catoire, Stephanie Lafforgue, Vincent Deniard, Yves LebeauHubert DracCamille Meens, Julien Desl,ersClaire AstorgNathalie SionneauRaphael MonierCecile IrlingerTakahito EguchiHideaki KobayashiTakeshi WatanabeMasuoTsuyoshi MiyagawaAkinori Yamada, Mitsutaka SaitoSesumu Nishikawa, Chewlaro MoritakeKoji IgarashiAkiko KuwagataYoshiaki SatoHijiri Kuwano, Michiko Miura, Akiko TajimiSachie OnumaMasami Horisawayusuke nakano, Futoshi Kobayashiyoshiaki kayano, Isao Sakuma, Shiro SasakiMakoto Igarachi, Gakutaro MiyachiShuichi Kuwata, Masaki Kayou, Naoya Takemura, Ryoji IharaKei SuzukiYoshihiko Chino, Paris LundonTahirih SchultzGeorge CockleTadashi OtsuboYoshitada Miya, Shigeo Sakurai (Onkio Haus), Ryuchi MisawaTakuya Komiyama (Onkio Haus), Ryuichi MisawaSEGA Digital Studio, Onkio Haus Studio, Sound City StudioKazuyuki Doki (Re-Birth), Hidetaka "Carl" Shibata (Power House Studio), Yoji Sugiyama (Withceraft)Kazushi KyogokuHitokuchi-zaka StudiosMasaru Setsumaru, Tatsuyuki MaedaKazutaka Someya]Kazushige SatoJulian Tanikawa, MichiYoppyTOEI DIGITAL CENTERPanasonic Visual, Inc, SEGA Digital StudioMOMOSE HARPSICHORD CO.,LTD., Fumiko Masaki (3-D CORPORATION LTD.), Naoki Ninomiya (Music Brains, Inc.), Haruka Matsumoto (Music Brains, Inc.), Miki Kashiwagi (Smash Room), Katsuko Matsumoto (Jet ONE), Yukifumi Makino (delfisound, Inc.), Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Kenichi Tokoi, Tomonori SawadaebatoJTakeo IwataHitoshi NodaSatoshi Kitagawa, Sachie Hirano, Shigeki TanakaMakoto GoyaYukio TakatsuTadasi ShidaHiroyoshi Iida, Mayumi Okamoto, Rie Kawai, Maki Kawano, Satoshi Kubo, Kanae Komatsu, Mitsuyasu Takekoshi, Akira Tabata, Choi Boo Kyoung, Masahiro Hamamori, Hideaki Matsuoka, Sakito Yoshida, Yoshinori WakanaEriko tabataDAEJIN Animation, DR MOVIEHiroshi katsunoStudio Step, Wish, Studio ElleAyumi MiyakoshiTeam TillDawn, Kazuto Shimoyama, Naoko Akuzawa, Shinji Nakaoka, Yuri SanamiYuji AsawoKiminori Katoh, Haechiya Masayuki, Snijiro Mori, Ryoco MolinakaMAD BOX, Production ReedYuuki MiyaharaManabu Tateno, Tomonori IwataMike HayesGary DunnCharlotte O'ConnorBobby WertheimRyoko NakaoGary KnightMike MasukiAmy HutchinsonRyo UrushibataKerry MartynLuisa MariAlison PeatJeff WebberArnoud Tempelaere, Ranjan Vekaria, Ed Bustock, Akane Hiraoka, Elliot Kidner, Mathew Pearson, Mathew Webber, Morgan GibbonsYusuke SuaiCaroline van VenroojiNatalie ForsythMike EvansCharlotte MillsAdam HanceNicky OrmrodPolly BennettMarine CabourNivine EmeranJim WoodsMark Le BretonBen HowellMarta Lois GonzalesGiuseppe RizzoAntonella Marras, Luis J. Paredes, Jesus Alvarez, Sebastian Salguero, Tatjana Nath, Daniela Kaynert, Nicole Thomer, Chiara Canu, Giuseppe Rosa, Carole Kunzelmann, Gabriel Casas, Ronan Salon

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External links

References


Rhythm Thief series of games
Nintendo 3DS
Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure (2012)
iOS
Rhythm Thief & the Paris Caper (2014)
Rhythm Thief related media
Music
Rhythm Kaitou R: Koutei Napoleon no Isan Special Selection CD (2012) | Rhythm Kaitou R: Koutei Napoleon no Isan Original Soundtrack (2012) | Rhythm Kaitou R Premium Live Original Soundtrack (2014)