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Q-pro

Beginning in Lincle, the player is given an in-game avatar, otherwise known as a "Q-pro". In Lincle, it appears in Standard Mode during songs, fighting Random Encounters and bosses. In tricoro and SPADA, it only shows up in-song during select boss songs, but now on the results screen, each of the player rivals' Q-pros appears alongside him or her.

Additionally, in tricoro onwards, the player's Q-pro is the protagonist of a series of event arcs.

  • Batter Up: One of the weapon options is a nail bat.
  • Cute and Psycho: One of the face options, "rapika2", gives the Q-pro a shadowy smile.
  • High School A.U.: Step Up mode in tricoro puts your Q-pro in the role of a Japanese high school student.
  • It's a Wonderful Failure:
    • In Lincle, if the player fails the song on a Easy or Normal gauge, the Q-pro is knocked out of the screen.
    • In tricoro, it does its crying animation when its corresponding player is bested by a rival, or if the player fails a Dani'nintei course.
  • Late for School: One of the possible Q-pro accessories is a piece of toast in its mouth.
  • Player Character
  • Super-Deformed
  • Virtual Paper Doll: The player can dress the Q-pro in all kinds of different outfits, from original combinations to parts based on boss characters, to looking like a jubeat machine.

Tran

    Cardinal Gate 
The Extra Stage bosses of beatmania IIDX 13 DistorteD, based after The Four Gods.

The Cardinal Gate bosses in general provade examples of:

Suzaku

Track: "CONTRACT"
True identity: DJ YOSHITAKA

Genbu

Track: "Ganymede"
True identity: wac

Seiryuu

Track: "waxing and wanding"
True identity: Ryu☆

Byakko

Track: "華蝶風雪" (Kachoufusetsu; lit. "The flower and butterfly snowstorm")
True identity: Tatsh

Kinjinshi

Track: "嘆きの樹" (Nageki no Ki; lit. "Tree of Lament")
True identity: dj TAKA

    Military Splash # 02 
The second half of beatmania IIDX 15 DJ TROOPERS's Military Splash Extra Stage system features boss characters for each of its songs.

The Military Splash #02 bosses provide examples of:

ICAROS (form: Eagle)

Track: "ICARUS"
True identity: kors k
  • Giant Flyer: basically intended to be a mecha version of this.

L.I・O-N (form: Lion)

Track: "four pieces of heaven"
True identity: dj TAKA

SASORIN (form: Scorpion)

Track: "STEEL NEEDLE"
True identity: L.E.D.

XIK-O6R (form: Kraken)

Track: "Do it!! Do it!!"
True identity: Ryu☆

MENDES (form: Humanoid)

Track: "MENDES"
True identity: DJ YOSHITAKA

    Lincle Kingdom 
A group of nine bosses in beatmania IIDX 19 Lincle, representing the Seven Deadly Sins.

The Lincle Kingdom bosses in general provide examples of:

  • Boss Rush: The bosses come back in the BGA for "Devilz Staircase" in tricoro, where all of them except for Neulakyussra and Cuvele/Cuvelia put in a reappearance.
  • Guide Dang It: The requirements for each boss, especially the Phase 2 bosses, can demand some serious guide-binging.
  • Quirky Miniboss Squad
  • Seven Deadly Sins

Lincle Kingdom was split into two phases, with Phase 2 unlocking some time after Phase 1.

Phase 1

Mamonis

Track: "The Sampling Paradise"
True identity: kors k

Based on Mammon, and represents Greed. He takes the form of a middle-aged businessman.

Ashemu

Track: "Scharfrichter"
True identity: Asaki

Based on Asmodeus, and represents Lust. She takes the form of a succubus in a bikini.

Bulluvegola

Track: "In the Blackest Den"
True identity: 96

Based on Belphegor, and represents Sloth. It takes the form of three gears spinning together.

Beridzebeth

Track: "聖人の塔" (Seijin no Tou - lit. "Tower of Saints")
True identity: PRASTIK DANCEFLOOR

Based on Beelzebub, and represents Gluttony. She takes the form of a mech with a scythe, and is the final boss of Lincle Kingdom Phase 1.

  • Continuing Is Painful: If you fail to defeat her (clear her track), you lose all of your feathers and have to unlock her again.
  • Disc One Final Boss: She is fought after obtaining feathers from the previous three bosses, which can be earned by fulfilling particularly Nintendo Hard requirements.

Phase 2

Rche

Track: "Todestrieb"
True identity: TOMOSUKE

Based on Lucifer, and represents Pride. Rche takes the form of a feminine-looking angel.

Levaslater

Track: "NNRT"
True identity: Ryu* and Starving Trancer

Based on Leviathan, and represents Envy. Levaslater takes the form of a dragon mech.

  • Dual Boss: "NNRT" is composed by two people. This is represented by Levaslater's left and right halves each having their own personalities.
  • Stylistic Suck: His profile / song info page has the sound production information written as if he wrote it, and it looks very childish; it consists of him, among other things, proclaming to his mother that he wrote a new beatmania song.

STN

Track: "The Limbo"
True identity: Tatsh

Based on Satan, and represents Wrath. He takes the form of a demon with red and black armor.

Neulakyussra

Track: "YAKSHA"
True identity: L.E.D.

Doesn't represent one of the Seven Deadly Sins; instead he represents Apocalypse. He is the true form of STN. He is a massive demon infused with the power of all seven of the Deadly Sins. Like with Beridzebeth, he must be unlocked by obtaining bosses from the prior Phase 2 bosses.

Cuvelia / Cuvele

Track: "天空の夜明け" (Tenkuu no Yoake - lit. "Dawn of the Sky")
True identity: dj TAKA

The Final Boss of the Lincle Kingdom extra stage system. Based on Cybele, a goddess of fertility, Cuvelia represents Rebirth. Cuvelia is an angelic goddess-like being who resides within the mech Cuvele.

  • The Cameo: The head of Cuvele looks exactly like the head of the robot dog DJ from SIRIUS.

    tricoro 
tricoro continues the tradition of unlock systems with Excuse Plots. This time, the player's Q-pro is involved in three different events: Legend Cross, Omega Attack, and Bokura no Uchuu Sensou ("Our War of the Worlds").

Legend Cross

Legend Cross bosses provide examples of:

  • No Name Given: So far, Konami has not named any of the Legend Cross bosses.
  • Permanently Missable Content: The event closed on December 5, 2012.
  • Recurring Boss: Each boss was listed twice. You had to defeat it on one listing without using any chart-altering modifiers, and on the other listing with the Random modifier activatednote .

Omega Attack

Lupika and Repika

Track: "Proof of the existence"

The Final Bosses of Omega Attack. You encounter them in Omega Attack's final unlockable song, "Proof of the existence", as well as in a cutscene after unlocking the song's Another chart.
  • Disc Two Final Boss: They're the final boss of Omega Attack, but there is still one more event to go.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Lupica joins the Q-pro after being set free from Repika's influence by unlocking POTE's Another chart.
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