A female Konami mascot character created to be a counterpart to Konami Man in Wai Wai World. This character would reappear in many of the series' sequels. Otomedius Excellent features female characters representing various Konami franchises riding … In Excellent, if this is the case, Platonic power's purview expands to include protection against atmospheric re-entry. It was released on April 21st, 2011 in Japan, and in North America on November 8th of the same year. Can you tell us how you created the characters and which one is your favorite? Each one has her own personality and voice, plus completely different weapon loadouts that instill ample replay value. Anoa is a bright and cheerful girl with a penchant for blue. Otomedius Debut Anoa AobaArguably the main character, and a staple of Otomedius' promotional art. For Otomedius Excellent on the Xbox 360, GameFAQs has 43 cheat codes and secrets. She appears as the end boss in the second DLC stage, Yebisuboshi. A supposed descendant of the legendary Belmont clan, who appears in the Otomedius series. Otomedius Excellent (オトメディウスX(エクセレント!), Otomediusu X (Ekuserento!)) Shout-Out - Moved to the Character tropes page. The girls of Otomedius have a lot of personality. Otomedius Excellent is a fun game, it's like an Old School Arcade Shooter-Em Up game that you can play with three friends. © 2020 GIANT BOMB, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. It's time to SHOOT THE CORE in this all-new Gradius-style shooter, featuring the lovely ladies of OTOMEDIUS in their first North American appearance. Otomedius Excellent features female characters representing different Konami franchises riding on vehicles or equipped with flying armor. Even how the stages are laid out are different. Aoba Anoa is the pilot of the Vic Viper. For starters, the player character already have a force field upon starting and re-spawning. The main love interest of the first Tokimeki Memorial game. Otomedius Excellent is an Xbox 360 horizontal scrolling shooter game heavily inspired by the Gradius series, and the sequel to the 2008 game Otomedius G: Gorgeous by Konami for the same system. It was released on April 21, 2011, in Japan and in North America on November 1, 2011. When not saving the world, Anoa is a second year high … A high school student who attends St. Gradius Academy. send you an email once approved. While the Gradius Gaiden PSOne game never reached America, it was included in the Gradius Collection on PSP. I would suggest watching some gameplay video to see what I'm talking about. Esmeralda: She flies the Jade Knight, which first appeared in Gradius Gaiden. ... Top Rated Lists for Otomedius Excellent 94 items Funniest Quick Looks 60 items Xbox 360 Shmups 16 items Must play Shoot 'em ups Top contributors to this wiki. Otomedius Excellent is a 3-player co-op shoot-em-up from Konami. Gwinbee is an anthropomorphic ship that shows up in the Twinbee series of games. Her Ride Viper is the Vic Viper. consists of 7 releases. She has also appeared in other games such as Legend of the Mystical Ninja. Rather than serious and masculine fighter pilots, players control a number of anime-style ladies who pilot ships inspired by other Konami titles. Otomedius wasn’t exactly a fan favorite when it came out, but it must’ve done well enough for Konami to justify a sequel.Otomedius X, otherwise known as Otomedius Excellent, was designed specifically for the console audience, removing most of the stuff that was introduced in its predecessor in favor of a more traditional Gradius-style experience. Piccadilly Circus: Konami Wai Wai World (1994 - arcade): Lead character of this prize redemption game, along with Konami Man and other popular Konami characters. ... And because of this, Madoka is the only appropriate choice of character … A female Konami mascot character created to be a counterpart to Konami Man in Wai Wai World. Otomedius Excellent Officially Coming on November 1, Collector's Edition Detailed, Defiance Servers Shutting Doors on Xbox 360, Terraria Set To Receive Latest Major Update, SEGA Announces Endless Dungeon with Thematic Trailer, Left 4 Dead Developers Reveal Back 4 Blood, A Spiritual Succ. Released Nov 01, 2011. by Konami for the same system. Otomedius Excellent (Xbox 360) DLC Stage EX3 Donburi Island (Expert) with Madoka Korszca. Diol Twee: Her Serenity Viper comes from Xexex, a little-known arcade shmup that was released as Orius in North America. WinBee is the boss of the third downloadable stage in Otomedius Excellent, Donburi Island. Portmanteau: Otomedius is a combination of otome (meaning maiden) and Gradius. It was released in April 21, 2011 in Japan and early November of 4, 2011 in America. Shoot'Em Up - While also a Cute Em Up, Otomedius has enough of a plot to stand on its own rather than hiding in audacity and cultural in-jokes. ; Madoka is interested in learning about a girl who lived long ago and whose name is the same as hers — this is referring to the original Madoka from the TwinBee series. She is based on Yae from the Ganbare Goemon series, and was voiced by Rumi Kasahara, the same voice actress who provides her voice in the main series. Otomedius Excellent (2011 - X360): Appears as the area boss in the training level, St. Gradius Academy. Sequel First - Otomedius/Otomedius Gorgeous remain Japan-Only, while the sequel Otomedius Excellent is migrating across the pond to America and Europe. Tita Nium: Not only does her name involve a clever pun, she also pilots the Bigcore Examiner, a ship inspired by the first boss of Gradius. Her Ride Viper is the Vic Viper. The Games on Demand version supports English. Erul Tron is the pilot of the Lord British. ), a spin-off of the Gradius series. A high school girl who's best friends with Aoba. Otomedius Excellent is a horizontal 2.5D shoot 'em up for the Xbox 360, developed and published by Konami.The game is a sequel to the first Otomedius game and features a significant increase in visual quality and gameplay updates, on top of three-player online and offline multiplayer, and unlockable content.. When the character gets killed, they instantly respawn ala Salamander. When not saving the world, Anoa is a second year high school student at St. Gradius Academy. Her Ride Viper is the Vic Viper. Her design was the last work of Koji Igarashi beefore he left Konami. ; Reflecting Laser: Happens all over the place in the Antarctic stage and versus Snowflake Core.Also one of several attack combinations performed by R.B. The lovely ladies of Otomedius Gorgeous arrive in the US for the first time in Otomedius Excellent!, the highly anticipated sequel to the Japan-exclusive arcade hit! A female character from Konami's Twinbee franchise. and L.B. The name is a pun, being a portmanteau of the terms "otome" (meaning "maiden" in Japanese) and "Gradius". is a scrolling shooter video game, developed and published by Konami for the Xbox 360 video game console. Otomedius Excellent is a 3-player co-op shoot-em-up from Konami. Gofers' tandem fighters Hugin and Munin. Anoa is a bright and cheerful girl with a penchant for blue. Features. New Powers as the Plot Demands - In Otomedius, it was suggested that Platonic power is why the characters can breathe in space. Arguably the main character, and a staple of Otomedius' promotional art. Let’s check out the lineup: Aoba Anoa: The game’s cover character pilots three different Gradius-themed ships: the Vic Viper, Vic-Viper T-301 (GameStop preorder bonus), and Metalion (as the unlockable Hyper Anoa). When not saving the world, Anoa is a second year high school student at St. Gradius Academy. The main characters are mostly females, designed by Mine Yoshizaki, with a set of equipment resembling space fighters from side-scroller games by the same company like Gradius, Salamander, Thunder Cross, TwinBee or Xexex. Giant Bomb users. Otomedius Excellent plays similarly to the classic Gradius series of games. Otomedius Excellent (オトメディウスX(エクセレント!) Otomediusu X (Ekuserento!) This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for: Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll Like the other two androids, in this franchise her appearance has been redesigned to be even more spherical-shaped and features more mechanical details, such as visible metal joints along her body and shoes. Otomedius Excellent * Experience 2D side-scrolling shoot-em-up gameplay like never before * Choose from nine characters on-disc to battle through 8 all-new stages of thrilling shmup action! It was released on April 21st, 2011 in Japan, and in North America on November 8th of the same year. It is the sequel to the 2008 game Otomedius G (Gorgeous! Otomedius Excellent (オトメディウスX: エクセレント! Otomediusu X: Ekuserento!) The game plays similarly to Gradius but with some differences. The game has been increased in visual quality for HD … And finally, they can use a D-Burst attack that acts as a bomb weapon which clears the screen of enemies and bullets. In Otomedius Excellent, gamers will be able to choose from nine stunning characters as they battle through all-new stages in an expanded world full of intense 2D sidescrolling shooter action. Besides carrying on the legacy of the classic Gradius series, the Otomedius games are most noteworthy for their unusual character designs. Some gamers may look at these flying femmes and exclaim ‘WTF’ letter-by-letter, but that would be missing the point. Emon • 8 (エモン • 8 Emon • 8) is a character in Otomedius Excellent. Featuring heart-pounding classic Gradius-style shoot-em-up gameplay, a dazzling array of stunning visuals, and thrilling multiplayer action, Otomedius Excellent! The Bacterians have invaded Earth and now it's up to Aoba Anoa and her friends to stop them. Shoot down enemy waves, and collect power-up chips, and then use those to upgrade your ship. The girls of Otomedius lend the game a ton of Japanese charm and levity. Nice Hat - … is an Xbox 360 horizontal scrolling shooter game heavily inspired by the Gradius series, and the sequel to the 2008 game Otomedius G (Gorgeous!) She has also appeared in other games such as Legend of the Mystical Ninja. ) is an Xbox 360 game and the sequel to the 2007 arcade game Otomedius by Konami, which is a spin-off of the side-shooting game Gradius series. Anoa is a bright and cheerful girl with a penchant for blue. Arguably the main character, and a staple of Otomedius' promotional art. With Rina Satô, Noriko Shitaya, Sawa Ishige, Hitomi Nabatame. What sets this entry apart, however, is that you have a choice between more characters and ships than ever before, and your weapon load-out can be highly customized. A miniature WinBee appears as the second assistant ship ("Option") of the character Madoka. 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