Opening

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Opening (Deep Cut)
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Artist Deep Cut
Game Splatoon 3
Heard in Splatoon 3 Splatfest Regular Battle (Match start)
Arrangement Big Man (in-game)
Length 0:20
BPM -
Genre Electronic
Key Signature -

Opening (C-Side)
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Artist C-Side
Game Splatoon 3
Heard in Splatoon 3 Multiplayer (Match start)
Length 0:21
BPM -
Genre Rock
Key Signature -
Audio file

Last Battle Opening
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Performer Off the Hook
Album Octotune
Game Splatoon 2
Heard in Splatoon 2 Escape Boss Turf War
Splatfest Regular Battle (Chaos vs. Order only, match start)
Length 0:33
BPM -
Genre Electronic
Pop
Key signature -
Track list no. 29 (Octotune Disc 1)
Audio file

Opening (Off the Hook)
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Performer Off the Hook
Album Splatune 2
Octotune
Game Splatoon 2
Heard in Splatoon 2 Splatfest Regular Battle (Match start)
Length 0:20
BPM -
Genre Electronic
Pop
Key signature -
Track list no. 2 (Splatune 2 Disc 2)
1 (1st Concert, Octotune Disc 2)
Audio file

Opening (Wet Floor)
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Performer Wet Floor
Album Splatune 2
Game Splatoon 2
Splatoon 3
Heard in Splatoon 2 Multiplayer (Match start)
Heard in Splatoon 3 Battle Lobby
Vocals KAGI (in-game)
MIZOLE (in-game)
RYAN (in-game)
Guitar MIZOLE (in-game)
RYAN (in-game)
Bass TSUMABUSHI (in-game)
Drums KAZAMI (in-game)
Length 0:27
BPM -
Genre Rock
Electronic
Key signature -
Track list no. 1 (Splatune 2 Disc 1)
Audio file

Opening (Squid Sisters)
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Performer Squid Sisters
Album Splatune
Splatoon Live in Makuhari
Splatoon 2 Live in Makuhari
Game Splatoon
Heard in Splatoon Splatfest Regular Battle (Match start)
Length 0:14
BPM -
Genre Electronic
Pop
Key signature -
Track list no. 2 (Splatune Disc 2)
1 (1st Concert, Splatoon Live in Makuhari)
10 (2nd Concert, Splatoon Live in Makuhari)
1 (Cho Party 2016, Splatoon Live in Makuhari)
Audio file

Opening
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Performer Squid Squad
Album Splatune
Fresh Kids (in-game)
Game Splatoon
Splatoon 3
Heard in Splatoon Multiplayer (Match start)
Heard in Splatoon 3 Battle Lobby
Arrangement Ancient-corp.
Arrangement Supervisor Yuzo Koshiro
Vocals Hiroaki Takeuchi
ICHIYA (in-game)
Guitar Susumu Nishikawa
Yoshihiko Haga
ICHIYA (in-game)
Bass TABOKUN
IKKAN (in-game)
Drums Akira Tsuneoka
MURASAKI (in-game)
Keyboards NAMIDA (in-game)
Length 0:17
BPM -
Genre Rock
Key signature -
Track list no. 1 (Splatune Disc 1)
Audio file

Opening is a jingle originally performed by Squid Squad.

Description

Opening is a short rock jingle consisting of an electric guitar sequence with drums and a reverb effect. It plays at the beginning of every multiplayer match in Splatoon, as the camera pans out across the stage, before being cut off by the players turning into their humanoid forms on the spawn point. Normally the full track does not play, but under lag, it may sometimes play the full track, and after it finishes, the silence continues as the camera pan repeats. This track is featured in Splatune. In Splatoon 3, this version of the song can sometimes play in the Battle Lobby.

Remixes and covers

Opening (Squid Sisters)

During Splatfests in Splatoon, all of the regular music was replaced with Squid Sisters songs. Therefore, instead of the standard Squid Squad version, a cover was used by the Squid Sisters, despite a lack of vocals. It is now a purely electronic production. It is featured in Splatune. It was also used at the beginning of live performances, and recordings of the intros from Shiokaraibu at Tokaigi 2016 and Shiokaraibu at Chokaigi 2016 can be found in Splatoon Live in Makuhari -Shiokalive-.

Opening (Wet Floor)

No new Squid Squad songs appear in Splatoon 2 matches (later revealed to be due to the group's disbandment), with Wet Floor taking their place. Although their catalog consists mostly of all-new compositions, they also recorded a new version of the Opening jingle to play at the start of battles, sounding very similar to the original, yet with additional electronic influences. This version is included in Splatune 2. In Splatoon 3, this version of the song can sometimes play in the Battle Lobby.

Opening (Off the Hook)

Like what the Squid Sisters did in Splatoon, Off the Hook recorded a new version for use in Splatfests in Splatoon 2, with heavy electronic production. Once again, it contains no vocals from Off the Hook. It is featured in Splatune 2. It is also used at the beginning of live performances, and recordings of the intros from Haicalive at Tokaigi 2018 can be found in Octotune.

Opening (C-Side)

Splatoon 3 uses a cover of the Opening jingle by C-Side with a hard rock style, since they take the place of the main band in multiplayer matches. It consists of a deep electric guitar sequence with drums and a deeper drone noise.

Opening (Deep Cut)

Since Deep Cut are the new idols, they composed a new version of the Opening jingle for use during Splatfests in Splatoon 3. It has no vocals, and uses many electronic instruments like most of their songs.

Other versions

Opening (Off the Hook FrostyFest)

The FrostyFest was the first Splatfest to contain a special match intro, which is the standard Off the Hook version but with bells added, to suit the festive theme.

Last Battle Opening

A minor key version of the Off the Hook version of the opening is heard at the beginning of Turf War in the Octo Expansion. This version is extended as well, as it plays when Marina is explaining the instructions to Agent 8. It was also used in the Chaos vs. Order Splatfest, albeit ending sooner, replacing the standard Off the Hook version. It is included in Octotune.

Opening (Tricolor Turf War)

An alternate version is used during Tricolor Turf War matches during Splatfests in Splatoon 3, with sounding almost the same as the normal Splatfest version, but with louder drums.

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