Destroy the core!
~ Operetta

Operetta (オペレッタ Opereta?) is a supporting character in the Otomedius series and an operating commander for the Angel Squadrons.


Effective commander of St. Gradius, Operetta is a G Organization's holographic female android who coordinates the squadron's activities and dispatches them on their missions.

She is voiced by Sumi Shimamoto, the same voice actress who also did the voices for the Gofer Sisters and Princess Irene.


Otomedius Excellent

  • Player re-appears
R.V. システム, リスタート! (R.V. Shistemu, Ristaato) (R.V. System, Restart!)
  • Game Over
ゲームオーバー (Geemu Oobaa) (Game Over)



  • Operetta fulfills the narrator's duties from previous Gradius titles. Ex: "Homing Missile!"', "Aqua Laser Lvl 2!"
  • Her catchphrase, well you know it "Destroy the core!"
  • She may be a hologram, or perhaps she doesn't really exist. She could also be a very intelligent humanoid robot.
  • In Otomedius Excellent, her swimsuit artwork can be obtained by beating the game on Expert with a Chibi Hyper Anoa.
Main Characters Aoba AnoaErul TronEmon • 5MadokaDiol TweeTita NiumEsmeraldaPoini CoonArnvalStrarfGesshi HanafuumaKokoro Belmont
Supporting Characters OperettaPrincess IreneKonami LadyEmon • 8Pastel
Antagonists ElizaTiti XIVYoshikoGofer SistersMeta LiumNeko SenchoT.B. RikaRyukotsukiShiori FujisakiRuby and CobaltDark Force
Otomedius / Gorgeous stages San Salvador IslandTokyoCanadian RockiesEaster IslandAlexandriaAntarcticaValhalla
Otomedius Excellent stages The Big WaveMidnight TetranSpelunker of HellThe Ancient BacterianThe Return of Cosmic WarDark Force's Ambition Part 1Dark Force's Ambition Part 2Dark Force's Ambition Part 3Skills to the TestMessage from Emon-5The Reunion
Otomedius / Gorgeous bosses Eliza's Pet SealEyegolBig Core DX-01Scrab CoreCrystal Core D-X02Big CoreAbaddon WarshipMayhem WarshipTetranViva CoreManbowBig Core MK IIRolling CoreCovered Core MK IIDeathZelos Force FortuneOdin Core
Otomedius Excellent bosses Mirrored CoreTri-Pod CoreSerpent-CoreBig Core DXOld Big CoreHeaven's GatePerla MeraldaNeo Big CoreMisfit WarshipDellinger CoreMetal SlaveGunner WallBlack ViperDeath BringerScramble ShipBisumaru ExcellentWinBee
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