Taiko No Tatsujin 9 (Japanese:太鼓の達人) is the ninth game in the Taiko No Tatsujin series. It is the first game in the series to be made by SeventhHeaven, Nintendo and Bandai Namco. It was released on the 17th June 2017, on the 3DS and the 7Si. The game came with a drum set and was only available at selected stores in Europe and North America. An amiibo in the form of Don-Chan was released for the game, which allows extra songs to be added. Each game has different songs depending on the region the game was bought in.
The objective of the game is to hit a simulated Taiko drum in rhythm to a specific song. A song is cleared when you fill up a spirit gauge.
The game comes with six-different difficiculty settings: Bata (Baby), Easy, Tunga-Tunga (Middle Easy), Intermediate, Busa (So-So) and Hard.