"This is the big finale under the big
top! This acrobat is not monkeying
— Animal Acrobat Description

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Animal Acrobat
空中ブランコリン Kuuchuuu Burankorin
Midair Trapeze
BPM 130.9
Appearance Rhythm Heaven Megamix
Game Number 51
Perfect Reward 1 Flow Ball

Animal Acrobat (Japanese: 空中ブランコリン "Midair Trapeze") is the 51st minigame that has been introduced in Rhythm Heaven Megamix. This game tells the story of a monkey who wants to become a circus star.

A sequel later appears in Left-Hand Tower titled Jungle Gymnast.


Monkey circus play
The player controls a monkey who must reach the gorilla at the end of the game. Press A button to grab and hold an elephant's trunk and then release it properly not to fall down. And when it's a giraffe, press and hold A button to grab its head in order to release it and aim for the fire ring.


Button Mode

  • Press and hold A: Grab trunk or giraffe's head
  • Release A: Reach to another animal or to the fire ring

Simple Tap Mode

  • Press and hold Stylus: Grab trunk or giraffe's head
  • Release Stylus: Reach to another animal or to the fire ring

Timing Notes

  • Hit: The monkey catches or launches successfully from an animal and do a backflip.
  • Barely: The monkey catches or launches barely from an animal with a "tik" sound. Sometimes, the audience will laugh at the player. A barely counts as a miss.
  • Miss: The monkey fails to catch an animal or to launch from one and falls to the bottom of the screen. He will return for the next animal to catch by jumping.

Rating Notes


  • "Audience Feedback"

Try Again

  • "You were a bit hesitant."
  • "You should take more chances."
  • "Uncertainty is your downfall..."


  • "Eh. Passable."


  • "Smooth soaring!"
  • "Such bravery!"
  • "Wow! You really shine!"


Rhythm Item


Spotlight Lighting Tech's Lament
I have to say I like my job
running the spotlight at the
circus. It's quite a show and
I'm glad to contribute, but...
someday I want to be on the
other end of the spotlight!

Skill Star

When you are at the double giraffe, hold the second giraffe and release it perfectly to collect the star.

Challenge Train

  • So Many Monkeys!


In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
JP Japanese空中ブランコリン Midair Trapeze
FR FrenchLe cirque des acrobates
DU GermanZirkusäffchen
ES SpanishMonerías acrobáticasAcrobatic monkey business
IT ItalianAcrobazie scimmiesche
KR Korean공중 곡예 Air Acrobats


  • If the game is paused multiple times in this minigame, the music will be out of sync with the audio. This is also the case with the sequel.


-Rhythm Heaven Megamix- - Animal Acrobat (Perfect) (English)

-Rhythm Heaven Megamix- - Animal Acrobat (Perfect) (English)

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