An Australian classification board listing has revealed that Taiko: Drum Master will be receiving a western release.

We recently had confirmation that Bandai Namco's rather excellent rhythm game would be getting an English language option in Japan, allowing western players to play through a Japanese copy of the game, but it seems that we won't actually need to go through that process at all. The classification, which was awarded to the game last month, can be seen in full here.

The game has been causing some silly levels of excitement among Switch players - and those of us here at Nintendo Life HQ - thanks to its incredibly cute, upbeat style, the motion control gameplay made possible with the Joy-Con, and the Nintendo-themed soundtrack inclusions. The Switch version will feature songs from Splatoon 2, Super Mario Odyssey, Pokémon, and more. Wow.

We'll make sure to keep an eye out for any official word on this western release - and hopefully details on a specific date - in the coming weeks. 

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[source classification.gov.au, via eurogamer.net]