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POP-STEP-UP needs its song production/character information, music comment(s), net self lines and/or staff comments translated.
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 3-2-1 Let's Play!
 ※Give me a "P"
  Give Me an "O"
  Give me a "P"
  Give me an "N"
  Give me an "M"
  Give me a "U"
  Give me an "S"
  Give me an "I"
  Give me a "C"
 Keep going!

Song Connections / Remixes[]

  • A MIDI arrangement of POP-STEP-UP appears in Dance Dance Revolution FamiMat (ダンスダンスレボリューション ふぁみマット?).
  • The EX chart of POP-STEP-UP has entirely different melodies during most of the song, to match the more advanced chart.


  • POP-STEP-UP's charts are made of several different patterns, for which the song serves as a "training" song.
    • The note patterns at the start, middle, and end of POP-STEP-UP's charts roughly spell "POP'N MUSIC", following the lyrics.
  • POP-STEP-UP received a brand-new NORMAL chart in pop'n music 9. The original NORMAL chart was moved to the HYPER chart.
  • POP-STEP-UP marks the first appearance of Mimi as a rival character in pop'n music (not counting the spin-off pop'n stage). Before this song, the only time where she was a rival character was alongside Nyami on Theme of staff roll ~special mix~ as POPPERS.
  • A small loop of music from POP-STEP-UP is used in pop'n music 9's How to Play tutorial.
  • POP-STEP-UP is used as the tutorial song for pop'n music (Wii).
  • POP-STEP-UP's NORMAL chart was re-rated in pop'n music éclale on March 22nd, 2016.
  • POP-STEP-UP received a brand-new EX chart in pop'n music peace, as part of the pop'n time trip (ポップンタイムトリップ?) event. This chart can be unlocked from May 23rd, 2019 by filling out 8 stamps of the first pop'n music 5 card.
    • From December 24th, 2020 in pop'n music 解明リドルズ, it is available by default.
  • Unlike the other charts for the song, POP-STEP-UP's EX chart has Long pop-kuns, Highlight Zones, and BPM changes.
    • POP-STEP-UP's EX chart has 34 Highlight Zones, the most of any song in pop'n music.
  • In POP-STEP-UP's EX chart, the regular "POP'N MUSIC" pattern is used at the start, a more complex alternate pattern is used in the middle, and there is a very complex pattern at the end that spells "POP'N MUSIC! PEACE♥"[1].

Music Comment[]


Song Production Information[]


Difficulty & Notecounts[1][]

pop'n music[]

pop'n music difficulty rated from 1 to 43 through pop'n music 20 fantasia, and 1 to 50 from Sunny Park onwards.

Game Standard Battle
5 N H EX N H
Notecounts / Long pop-kun 242 / 0 348 / 0 456 / 0 1008 / 32 453 -
pop'n music 5 - ※30 - - - -
pop'n music 6 12 ※↓22 - - N/A -
pop'n music 9→20 fantasia ↓9 15 30 - 22 -
Sunny Park→Lapistoria - ↑22 36 - 22 -
pop'n music éclale→Usaneko - ↑28 36 - 22 -
pop'n music peace→Present - 28 36 48 22 -
pop'n music 5 CS - ※30 - - - -
pop'n music 6 CS 12 ※22 - - - -
pop'n music 9 CS 9 15 30 - 22 -

※ The notecount of this chart correspond to the later 9-Buttons HYPER chart.

pop'n music mobile[]

pop'n music mobile difficulty rated from 1 to 10.

Game Buttons
1B 3B 5B 7B
Notecounts ? ? ? ?
pop'n music mobile ? ? 4 -
pop'n music mobile 2 ? ? ? ?





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