Samurai Drummer
ドラムサムライ Doramu Samurai
Samurai Drummer
Artwork from Rhythm Heaven Megamix
Gender Male
Likes Bass drums
Dislikes Quitters
Appearances Rhythm Tengoku,
Rhythm Heaven Fever (cameo),
Rhythm Heaven Megamix (cameo)

Samurai Drummer (ドラムサムライ Doramu Samurai?) is a character and the host in Rhythm Tengoku, as well as the first character to appear in the series. He appears when the player first turns the game on, greeting them before and after the Rhythm Test. He also greets them at the beginning of the Credits. The Bandleader, Marshal, Cam and Miss Ribbon serve the same role in later games. Samurai Drummer also hosts the Drum Lessons and is playable in the Concert Hall, in the Samurai Drummer's Band.

Physical Appearances

Samurai Drummer appears to have white and blue skin. He wears a blue sleeve-less top and white pants, and what appears to be blue shoes. He wears gray headphones and carries around drum sticks.


  • Samurai Drummer makes a cameo appearance in Rhythm Heaven Fever, appearing on the Extra Games icon.
  • Samurai Drummer also makes a cameo appearance in Rhythm Heaven Megamix. He appears as the 20th and last mascot that is unlocked through Feed Goat.
  • Samurai Drummer is also the first character that players see in the Rhythm Heaven series, assuming that they play the games in order.


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