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Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A simon-says style music game, where you press the four buttons with your feet as arrows scroll up from the bottom of the screen.

Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix was produced by Konami in 2001.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix was produced include: GTI Club - Corso Italiano, Reflec Beat Volzza 2, Guitar Freaks 8th Mix, DrumMania V8, Pop N Music - The Movie, Beatmania 6th Mix: The UK Underground Music, Beatmania IIDX 5th Style, Beatmania IIDX 6th Style, Beatmania III Append 6th Mix, and Boxingmania: Legend Of Success Joe


Name Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 2001
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7495
Class Wide Release
Genre Dance/Rhythm
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Either
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player Controls Differ
  • Buttons: 1 - Select Left
  • Buttons: 1 - Select Right
  • Buttons: 4 - Up|Down|Left|Right
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Do you have the rhythm? Then step up onto the stage and prove it! In this dancing game, move and groove to the music by stepping on the arrows as they scroll up the screen. Do well enough, and you progress to the next stage.

In this latest installment of the Dance Dance Revolution series, one new feature is the ability to play full-length versions of some of the songs. Instead of the short minute and a half versions, you can now play for as long as four minutes (depending upon the song, of course). However, choosing one of these longer songs will count as two. So if the machine is set to give the player three songs, you can play one extended and one normal-length, or vice-versa, and the game ends afterward. Also, you have the option of choosing who your character is from the usual cast from past games in the series. Additionally, the game now runs in 60FPS!

Game Play

Start by selecting a 'character' to represent you (player one may pick Afro, Janet, Rage, Emi, Johnny or Charmy, and player two may select from Robo, Zukin, Spike, Mahou, Babylon and Alice) and song, (in this version, the difficulties are conveniently listed next to each song, and by pressing the down arrow twice, you can switch between basic (easiest), trick (harder), and maniac(most difficult) steps.) then the game begins. As the arrows reach the top of the screen, press the corresponding button(s) with your feet.

The songs range from one foot (simple) (they are rated in feet instead of stars) up to nine, known as 'Catastrophic' songs, increasing in difficulty as far as speed (beats per min.) and are nearly impossible to finish without spending mass amounts of money or investing in any of the import home versions and dance mats! Another brand-new feature of this game is the 'extended songs' that you will need the utmost stamina to complete, as they are somewhat longer than the normal songs.

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Cabinet Information

The cabinet features lights under the buttons that illuminate when pressed, neon flashing lights that flicker in tune to the music, as well as overhead multi-colored lighting to create a dance party feeling. Additionally, much like some of its predecessors, Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix features Playstation memory card slots for exchanging data between the arcade version and the home version of Dance Dance Revolution 4th Mix.


This series is known as Dancing Stage in Europe/the UK, where the world record for number of hours playing the game nonstop (around eight hours, according to Guinness World Records, 2001) is held.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix Census

There are 14,842 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,508 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,933 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 3 known instances of this machine owned by Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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