Otomedius Excellent (オトメディウスX(エクセレント!) Otomediusu X (Ekuserento!)?) is an Xbox 360 game and the sequel to the 2007 arcade game Otomedius by Konami, which is a spin-off of the side-shooting game Gradius series. It was released in March 2011 in Japan and early November of 2011.

Otomedius Excellent features a single player campaign with a new story, and a Multiplay mode in which 2 other players can play in. Players with an Xbox Live subscription can play online with other players in Score Attack mode and check their scores against other players on the Leaderboard. Alternate costumes and new stages were made available after release.


In the year 2011 A.D., after the civilization war between the Angel Squadrons and the Gofer Sisters before their memories taken the music box has been forbidden. The Inter-Dimensional Organization G is now continue of the new Bacterian Army with 4 new member squadrons to defeat the unknown Bacterian Force and the Dark Force was taken to earth and revolved their destruction but the Squadrons has going back in time to finish their most powerful forces among the real world of planet Gradius.

New characters


  • Arnval, pilot of Anthurium. From Busou Shinki.
  • Strarf, pilot of Alpinia. From Busou Shinki
  • Gesshi Hanafuuma, pilot of Axelay Viper. Based on Getsu Fuuma from Getsu Fuuma Den.
  • Kokoro Belmont, pilot of Stavros. Based on the Belmont Clan from Castlevania.


DLC bosses


1 The Big WaveMirrored Core
2 Midnight TetranTri-Pod Core
3 Spelunker of HellSerpent Core
4 The Ancient BacterianOld Big Core
5 The Return of Cosmic WarHeaven's Gate
6 Dark Force's Ambition Part 1Perla Meralda
Neo Big Core
Misfit Warship
Dellinger Core
Metal Slave
7 Dark Force's Ambition Part 2Gunner Wall
Black Viper
Death Bringer
8 Dark Force's Ambition Part 3Dark Force
DLC1 Skills to the TestScramble Ship
DLC2 Message from Emon-5Bisumaru Excellent
DLC3 The ReunionWinBee

Weapon Cards

Main article: Weapon Card

Content rating

  • USA: T (13 and up)
  • Japan: C (15 and up)


HD Otomedius X Excellent! Opening "Fly"

HD Otomedius X Excellent! Opening "Fly"

External links

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
Gradius video games
Gradius series GradiusGradius IIGradius IIIGradius GaidenGradius IV: FukkatsuGradius GalaxiesGradius VGradius ReBirthGradius: The Interstellar AssaultGradius NEOGradius NEO Imperial
Spin-offs Salamander (Life Force) (MSX ver.)• Salamander 2Nemesis 2 (Nemesis '90 Kai) • Nemesis 3Nemesis (Game Boy)Cosmic WarsSolar Assault
Parody games ParodiusParodius Da!Gokujō Parodius!Jikkyō Oshaberi ParodiusSexy ParodiusParo WarsOtomedius (Otomedius Gorgeous) • Otomedius Excellent
Other games ScrambleThunder CrossThunder Cross IISpace ManbowForce Gear
Pachislot Gradius: The SlotCR Parodius Da! EXGokuraku Parodius!
Cancelled Vic ViperGradius ArcSalamander HD Remaster
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