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Catchy Tune
I like to hang out at the bottom of
these stairs, because sometimes
fruit bounces down them. Free fruit!

Console3DS Icon Rhythm Heaven Megamix
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Catchy Tune
階段キャッチ Kaidan Catch
Story Jumping Road
BPM 129
Appearance Rhythm Heaven Megamix
Game Number 4
Perfect Reward 1 Flow Ball

Catchy Tune (階段キャッチ Kaidan Catch?) is the 4th Rhythm Game in Rhythm Heaven Megamix. In this game, the player controls two characters, Praline & Araline, one with the letter "A" on their shirt, and one with a D-Pad "+" on their shirt, as they catch the pineapples and oranges that bounce off from the top of stairs in an alley in the city.

The normal variant later appears in Honeybee Tower under the name Catchy Tune 2.

Gameplay

The object of the game is to catch the fruit that drop from either the left or right sides of the screen. You use the D-Pad (+) for Praline to catch the ones on the left, and the A button for Araline to catch the ones on the right. The oranges are quick and bounce low (in three beats), but the pineapples are slower and bounce high (in three different beats).

Jumping road gameplay

Controls

Button Mode

  • A: Araline; catch
  • D-Pad: Praline; catch

Simple Tap Mode

  • Tap: Either Araline, Praline, or both; catch

Timing Notes

  • Hit: The player catches the fruit in their hands.
  • Barely: The player will flick the fruit away. A barely counts as a miss.
  • Miss: The player will be hit in the face by the fruit.

Results

Console3DS Icon
Passerby Comments
GradingNG 3DS
You missed some oranges.
The pineapples were tough, huh?
GradingOK 3DS
Eh. Passable.
GradingHI 3DS
You caught those oranges well!
Those pineapples can't get past you!

Epilogue

Rhythm Item

Paper Bag Canvas Bags, Please!
Paper Bag
Item holder
I love the market on the hill,
but the bags they use are so
flimsy! Yesterday my bag ripped
and all of my fruit-salad
ingredients went bouncing
down the stairs!

Skill Star

When two pineapples are falling down the stairs, on both sides, catch both of them at the right moment to collect the star.

Challenge Train

  • A Tale of Dietary Fiber

Appearances

Trivia

  • A poster of the Clappy Trio can be seen on the wall.
  • This game has similar controls/rhythm to Polyrhythm, its sequel, & Tram & Pauline.
  • This game's song plays in the official trailer, including the sound effects.
  • This game is included in the Rhythm Heaven Megamix Demo.
  • This game's files include some unused spritesheets of a monkey and cat, as well as an apple, a peach, a puppy & kitten, and a coconut.
    • Surprisingly, these spritesheets can be found in Catchy Tune 2 too.
  • According to the debug menu, there was going to be a third game (likely named "Catchy Tune 3"), but it was scrapped for unknown reasons.

Gameplay Video

Rhythm Heaven Megamix - Catchy Tune (Perfect) (English)

Rhythm Heaven Megamix - Catchy Tune (Perfect) (English)

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
JP Japanese階段キャッチ
Kaidan Jyatchi
Stairway Catch
US EnglishCatchy Tune
FR FrenchEscalier fruitéFruity staircase
DU GermanFallobst"Fall" + "Fobst" (Fruit)
ES SpanishEscalera frutalFruit stairs
IT ItalianCaduta fruttiFalling fruit
KR Korean계단 캐치
Gyedan Kaechi
Stairway Catch


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