Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date


  • US 23rd Nov 2009, 200 points
  • EU 29th Jan 2010, 200 points
  • JP 5th Aug 2009


  • Review Electroplankton Sun-Animalcule (DSiWare)

    Planting pretty plankton, cultivating undersea chaos.

    Electroplankton is a group of unique sound-manipulation applications all bundled together as one DS title. Designed by exhibition artist Toshio Iwai, it is a collective work of art disguised as a game. The title itself has gone on to become a cult hit. With the advent of DSiWare, Nintendo has...

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About The Game

Sun-Animalcule plankton get their name from their tendency to emit light in a sphere around them.

The plankton begin as eggs and gradually grow, emitting light and fascinating sounds throughout their entire life cycle. The sounds they make will change as they grow from infancy to maturity, growing very quickly until they disappear completely. Sun-Animalcule plankton only emerge in the morning, noon and evening. They lose strength as the night wears on; that's when the crescent-shaped Falcato plankton take their place. The pitch of the plankton changes depending on where they grow.