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    Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble Walkthrough
    
    Ver. 1.0. (Latest update: Jan.20, 2006) by yetstay
    
    Copyright (c) 2006 Hyunse Lee
    
    
    
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    1. Introduction             [0001]
    
    2. Walkthrough              [0002]
      2.1  Episode 1               [EP1]
      2.2  Episode 2               [EP2]
      2.3  Episode 3               [EP3]
      2.4  Episode 4               [EP4]
      2.5  Episode 5               [EP5]
      2.6  Episode 6               [EP6]
    
    3. Version Information      [0003]
    
    4. Legal Notes
       and Contacts             [0004]
    
    
    
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    ##### 1. Introduction ##### [0001]
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    Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble is the first VJ game I've played, and I got
    hooked up immediately by the good gameplay and original style the game
    offered. VJ:DT is not a long trip but this fun journey is action packed and
    puzzle heavy. This guide is created for those who might have some trouble
    solving the puzzles from time to time, although the objective of each
    scene is pretty obvious and there are even hints provided on the screen.
    Also note this:
    
    THIS GUIDE CONTAINS SPOILERS.
    
    This guide will try to stay away from telling the storyline. However being
    a walkthrough, this guide will contain a lot of spoilers, especially when it
    comes to tell you the goal(s) of particular scenes. 
    
    Basic control and item descriptions can be found in the instruction booklet.
    There are even tutorials about the control and items are pretty straight
    forward, so this guide will not cover them. Note that the term 'Cheese
    Burger' is used for all the hamburger-like items (such as Meals).
    
    Try different combos when facing enemies. This guide will list only the
    primary goals of each scene: collecting v-tapes and defeating enemies are
    regarded as something you should be able to do without any help and not
    mentioned specifically unless it is the current goal of the scene. This
    guide will keep a record of the cumulated number of v-tapes shown at the
    end of each scene as the game progresses.
    
    
    
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    ##### 2. Walkthrough ##### [0002]
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    After the prologue, the game will take you to the first episode where you
    can learn basic stuff about the game.
    
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    Episode 1 - Viewtiful Joe Begins [EP1]
    
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    1-1
    
    Scene 1: 0
    A tutorial takes place. Defeat two enemies. Note that the number beside
    each scene is a log of v-tapes collected so far.
    
    Scene 2: 0
    Defeat three enemies. Get the ticket and move to the right end of screen.
    You will be able to enter the gate.
    
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    1-2
    
    Scene 1: 0
    Defeat three enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 14
    A sequence of tutorials takes place. You can use VFX powers from now on.
    Use the powers well and collect all the v-tapes then defeat 4 enemies. You
    will want to collect all the v-tapes before you kill them off though. Enter
    the theater in the middle of the screen.
    
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    1-3
    
    Scene 1: 36
    Just reach to the ride at the end of the screen. There are some v-tapes to
    collect and some enemies to defeat before you hitch a ride.
    
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    1-4
    
    Scene 1: 36
    Defeat 4 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 36
    Defeat 6 enemies.
    
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    1-5
    
    Scene 1: 14
    Jump onto the incoming traffic (use SLOW if necessary) and move onto higher
    platforms. You will want to collect all the v-tapes before you do it though.
    
    Scene 2: 14
    Defeat 6 enemies.
    
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    1-6
    
    Scene 1: 32
    Defeat 6 enemies.
    
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    1-7
    
    Scene 1: 46
    Break the big switch on the upper right. Enter the door.
    
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    1-8
    
    Scene 1: 10
    Defeat the enemy here. The password machine will start to roll and will give
    you a sequence of numbers. Go to the upper right part of the room and use
    SLOW then hit the machine to set the numbers same as the password. You will
    get a new VFX power and a tutorial will follow.
    
    Scene 2: 10
    Use SPLIT to remove the box then enter the door.
    
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    1-9
    
    Scene 1: 16
    Defeat 4 enemies. Use SPLIT to put out the fire, break the big pink box to
    collect some extra v-points then jump over the wall.
    
    Scene 2: 26
    Defeat 6 enemies. Break the fire hydrant open then use SPLIT to put out the
    fire. Move to higher platforms while collecting some v-tapes. Use SPLIT
    again on the water tank to put out the fire. Move to the right.
    
    Scene 3: 26
    Defeat the enemy here. Enter the door.
    
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    1-10
    
    Scene 1: 36
    Defeat 8 enemies.
    
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    1-11
    
    Scene 1: 48
    Move the vacuum using SPLIT to suck the junks away. Get the key then move to
    the right.
    
    Scene 2: 2
    Take the battery out using SPLIT again then enter the door.
    
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    1-12
    
    Scene 1: 5
    Defeat 6 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 12
    Move onto the higher platform then use SPLIT to cut the container that says
    'POISON.' Jump onto the container and move to the right.
    
    Scene 3: 12
    Defeat 6 enemies. Move to the right.
    
    Scene 4: 18
    Use SPLIT to move the wall that's blocking the way up above to the barrel
    that says 'TNT' on it. Use SLOW then uppercut the barrel into the wall
    (while holding down SLOW) to break the wall open.
    
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    1-13
    
    Scene 1: 34
    Use SPLIT to make way here again. Watch out for incoming monorail train then
    move onto the see-saw. Simply balance yourself out then move to the right.
    Reach the flag to open the door.
    
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    1-14
    
    Scene 1: 38
    Position yourself between the trap door and the barrel, then use SPLIT to
    move the trap door above the barrel. Use SLOW then uppercut the barrel to
    the trap door.
    
    Scene 2: 0
    Defeat 6 enemies.
    
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    1-15
    
    Scene 1: 0
    Defeat Battleroid. It shoots out bullets, jumps to hit you when you are
    close, places a gas cloud on the ground. Use V-DODGE to dodge the bullets.
    
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    1-16
    
    Scene 1: 20
    Defeat 5 enemies. Don't destroy the bus using SPLIT if you want all the
    v-tapes.
    
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    1-17
    
    Scene 1: 36
    Defeat 2 enemies. 
    
    Scene 2: 36
    Hit the batteries to move them close to the middle of the room. Use SPLIT
    to open the slots up then use SLOW to uppercut the batteries into the slots.
    You will gain a new VFX power SLIDE, followed by a tutorial. One thing about
    the SLIDE is that the screen zooms in, and the top screen of DS is still
    used as main screen. If you have trouble with zoomed-in screen, simply look
    at the top screen. Aren't you glad that DS has two screens (quoted from Egg
    Monster Hero DS)? heh.
    
    Scene 3: 36
    If you defeat the enemy here, the password machine will spin. Remember the
    numbers then go to upper right part of the room. Use SLIDE then touch the
    number panel in the order. Enter the door.
    
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    1-18
    
    Scene 1: 6
    Use SLIDE to bring the control panel down to the bottom screen. Control the
    magnet to pick up the car, then move it back so the magnet will be placed
    above the hole in the ground. Move the magnet down a bit and stand on the
    pile of tires so you can use SLIDE to separate the car and the magnet. If
    you did this correctly, the car will be smashed and you will be able to get
    the key inside. Move to the right.
    
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    1-19
    
    Scene 1: 18
    Defeat 6 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 26
    Jump onto the see-saw then hop over to the upper left platform. Use SLIDE
    to bring down the switch to the touch screen then touch(push) it. SPLIT
    your way through the spark generator.
    
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    1-20
    
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    == Boss Fight : Gadget-Cop ==
    =============================
    
    *Attacks*
    
    1. He shouts "Double 3" and shoots three bullets, followed by another set of
       three bullets.
    2. He jumps and kicks downwards diagonally.
    3. He lifts his torso and shoots out rockets.
    4. He spins his torso to swing his arms, jumps towards you then hit right
       before him.
    
    *Strategy*
    
    If you observe his patterns, you will find him easy to beat. Use V-DODGE
    to dodge the bullets or the rockets. Just move around to avoid his drop
    kick. When he stops and lifts up his torso, you will see the sign that says
    'SLIDE' right before he shoots out the rockets. Use SLIDE then touch his
    body(OK, this guide is officially PG-13 now...heh) to stun him, then he is
    open to some free shots for a while. It is possible to use SPLIT to cut
    open the water pipe in the background and short circuit him, in which case
    he will get stunned and become immobile for a while. Simply avoid his
    swings from attack 4 by staying away: you can't V-DODGE this attack. When
    you beat him you will be able to proceed to the next episode.
    
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    Episode 2 - Nightmare in X'Mas [EP2]
    
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    2-1
    
    Scene 1: 3
    Defeat 6 enemies. You can use SCRATCH to bring down the enemy with balloons
    or just hit it in the middle of the air.
    
    Scene 2: 12
    Use SPLIT to pull out the statue from the pillar. Jump over to the pillar
    then use SLIDE to push the button. Time it right and jump from the pillar
    to pillar when the spears are not poking out. Reach the flag and proceed.
    
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    2-2
    
    Scene 1: 21
    Use SPLIT to push the red button with the statue.
    
    Scene 2: 24
    Jump onto the chandelier and make your way to the upper left corner of the
    room. Use SLIDE to pull down the lever. Bats can only be defeated with 
    SLIDE in effect(touch them to kill them). Enter the door on the right end
    of the room.
    
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    2-3
    
    Scene 1: 24
    Defeat 4 enemies. Resident Evil fans will find a piece of great homage scene
    here when the dogs first come out...it really scared me back then on PS1
    *shrugs* By the way, Resident Evil DS is out in Japan and should be out
    here this February (heh).
    
    Scene 2: 34
    Keep going right until the trap ceiling falls down and block the way. Go
    back to the left and you will see two paintings on the wall, each with half
    a gear. Use SPLIT to combine the two pieces of gear and the gear on the wall
    falls off. Use SLIDE to spin it, and lift off the trap ceiling. Enter the
    door.
    
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    2-4
    
    Scene 1: 0
    Use SLIDE to push the button. The floor will start to ascend. Stay away from
    the chandelier then wipe out 8 enemies.
    
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    2-5
    
    Scene 1: 3
    Defeat 5 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 20
    The password machine will be activated once you take down the enemy here.
    Remember the number and use SLIDE to bring down the number machine. Roll
    the numbers to set the password and the chandeliers will move. Time it well
    and jump from a chandelier to a chandelier to reach the flag in the upper
    left part of the room.
    
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    2-6
    
    Scene 1: 28
    Defeat 4 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 40
    Use SCRATCH to move the boulder out of the way. As you climb up the stairway
    here, boulders will continue to roll down. Whenever you see the boulder, use
    SCRATCH then move up fast. Reach the flag.
    
    Scene 3: 40
    Defeat 5 enemies.
    
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    2-7
    
    Scene 1: 10
    There are four statues you have to destroy in limited time. Move right and
    destroy the first one. Use SCRATCH to open up the ceiling, and then climb up
    all the way and use SCRATCH again to find the second one. Drop down one
    level, jump onto the big pink box then make your way left. Use the ledges
    to climb up all the way, then use SCRATCH to open up the floor and the
    ceiling. Destroy the remaining two statues. You will want to get the pink
    boxes before you destroy the statues. 
    
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    2-8
    
    Scene 1: 10
    Defeat two dogs.
    
    Scene 2: 10
    Use SPLIT to enter the room in the middle of the screen. Use SLIDE to pull
    down the lever.
    
    Scene 3: 26
    Use SPLIT to get out of the room. You can get the pink box on the right if
    you want. Make your way to the top then use SCRATCH to knock down the
    transmitter. Reach the flag to the right and use SLIDE to break open the
    glass entrance.
    
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    2-9
    
    Scene 1: 31
    Defeat 6 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 36
    Defeat 2 enemies.
    
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    2-10
    
    Scene 1: 36
    There will be occasional fire on the floor, and you can put it out using
    SPLIT to sever the water pipe. Defeat 6 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 46
    Defeat three enemies here to get a key. Enter the door.
    
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    2-11
    
    Scene 1: 8
    Use SLIDE to push the button. SPLIT your way to the right to avoid laser
    beams then time it right and pass the swinging chain saw (use SLOW if
    necessary). Enter the door.
    
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    2-12
    
    Scene 1: 8
    Defeat 5 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 15
    Simply move past the pistons and drop down.
    
    Scene 3: 24
    Use SCRATCH to synchronize the passages of rollers then use SLOW to go past
    them. Drop down to reach the flag.
    
    Scene 4: 24
    Using SLIDE and pushing the button will stop the wheel. Time it right and
    stop the first wheel to enter it(or use SLOW). Stop the first wheel to get
    out, and enter the second wheel using SLOW again. Stop the second wheel so
    the opening is facing upper right corner. Enter the third wheel using SLOW
    again, then stop the wheel to get out.
    
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    2-13
    
    Scene 1: 40
    Jump onto the see-saw, and use SCRATCH to drop the big gear down. Push it
    to the right and hop over to the left so you can get to the upper left part
    of the room. Use SLIDE then break open the glass tube to get the key. Go
    back and push the big gear to the left so you get to the upper right part of
    the room. Enter the door.
    
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    2-14
    
    Scene 1: 2
    Use SPLIT to get a bomb. Move it right towards the target, use SPLIT to
    bring the target above the bomb if necessary then uppercut to send the bomb
    flying. Repeat this one more time. When you walk over the bridge gate, you
    will fight yet another Battleroid. It shoots at you while flying, shoots out
    a big bullet on the ground and spins around to hit you when you are close.
    You can SPLIT the screen to get the bomb and uppercut it to hit the
    Battleroid. Doing so while the Battleroid is flying will damage it a bit.
    When you defeat the Battleroid, the other side of bridge gate will open.
    Drop down to proceed.
    
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    2-15
    
    Scene 1: 23
    The v-tapes at the entrance can be accessed if SPLIT is used from the upper
    floor. Rotate the gear on the right to pull down the sheaf of straw. Move
    onto the higher platform to the left, then proceed all the way to the right.
    You will want to use SPLIT when exiting the barn to get the pink box.
    
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    2-16
    
    Scene 1: 44
    Use SLIDE then touch the shark to keep it away from Jasmine. Watch out for
    the hands that raise up from the ground.
    
    Scene 2: 48
    Defeat 5 enemies to get a key. Open the door and go through it.
    
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    2-17
    
    Scene 1: 19
    Defeat 6 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 19
    Defeat two enemies.
    
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    2-18
    
    Scene 1: 19
    Play the organ as instructed on the top screen.
    
    
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    == Boss Fight : Killer Hands ==
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    *Attacks*
    
    1. He pulls out cutters, charges at you then slices four times.
    2. He pulls out a hammer and a sharp spring, jumps towards you then hits
       with the hammer.
    3. He pulls out a hammer and a sharp spring, charges at you then hits with
       the spring four times.
    4. He pulls out a hook, charges at you then slices two times.
    5. He pulls out wings, floats then flies towards you.
    6. He pulls out an electroshock device then throws short-range spark.
    7. He pulls out a chain saw, aims with the skull mark at a distance then
       charges at you with a big swing.
    
    *Strategy*
    
    I had hard time deciding the sex of this boss and conctacted the voice
    actor but he was not supposed to say about the character a lot. I will
    contact Clover Studio some other time. Until that time this guide considers
    Killer Hands male :D
    
    Although this boss has a lot of tricks up his sleeve (very cheap pun
    intended heh), he is easy to overcome. Just watch the top screen (or the
    bottom screen, depending on the situation) and see what he prepares. After
    dodging the attack, get close to him then start laying the punches of
    justice on him. When you see the sign 'SLIDE,' get close to him then use
    SLIDE then touch him to stun him. He is a fairly easy boss and you will have
    no problem with him.
    
    
    *The v-tape collection log in this episode is not perfect.*
    
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    Episode 3 - Gone in 180 Secs [EP3]
    
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    3-1
    
    Scene 1: 0
    You are in control of Jasmine now. Defeat 6 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 0
    If you stay on one building too long, the building will push down. keep
    moving to the right, until you see the Madow Dome. Stand on the top of the
    dome, wait right before it bounces you up then jump. If you time it right
    you will be able to stand on the zeppelin above you. Jump to the right to
    reach the flag.
    
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    3-2
    
    Scene 1: 0
    Climb up the tower all the way, jump onto the moving cloud then reach the
    flag.
    
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    3-3
    
    Scene 1: 0
    Defeat 5 enemies. Hit the missiles back to take down small soldiers then
    bring down the floating enemy.  
    
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    3-4
    
    Scene 1: 15
    You are now controlling Joe again. Defeat 5 enemies. The last one will
    charge at you sometimes, leaving a big ice spike on the ground. SPLIT it
    to break it. Get the ticket then enter the 'MINIATURE WORLD.'
    
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    3-5
    
    Scene 1: 15
    Defeat 4 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 35
    Defeat 5 enemies to get a key. Enter the door.
    
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    3-6
    
    Scene 1: 35
    Defeat 4 enemies. Try not to touch the gas cloud.
    
    Scene 2: 5
    Move to the right and enter a stadium. Defeat 4 soldiers (the tanks are not
    counted) by either hitting back the missiles or using V-DODGE. The latter
    is easier way. Taking care of the tanks first will make the job easier. Use
    SPLIT at the end then move up to the ledge to proceed.
    
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    3-7
    
    Scene 1: 18
    Defeat two bombers. You can use SLIDE then touch the dinosaur in the
    background to stop it from breathing out fire, but it's quite easy to hit
    the bombers in the mid-air, especially if you bought AIR JOE.
    
    Scene 2: 23
    Defeat the drop ship. The enemy soldier doesn't seem to die, so leave it.
    Do evade his bullets. You will have to get on top of the pink box using SLOW
    to collect all the v-tapes.
    
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    3-8
    
    Scene 1: 28
    This is where you started this episode with Jasmine. Defeat 8 enemies.
    Again, hit back the missiles by punches or V-DODGE. If you use SPLIT to put
    two billboards pieces with Cheese Burgers on them together, you will get a
    Cheese Burger from them.
    
    Scene 2: 43
    Same as before. However the zeppelin is gone this time. Use SLOW then jump
    to boost Joe's jump extra high, then reach the flag.
    
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    3-9
    
    Scene 1: 43
    Another Battleroid awaits. This time the Battleroid has two forms: it will
    choose to transform between a tank and a human form. When it is a tank, it
    shoots a bullet three times then charges at you. Use V-DODGE or simply jump.
    When it is in human form, it hits right in front of it or jumps towards you
    then takes a swing as it lands. Don't forget to collect v-points from the
    green box in the background. A passage opens up upon defeating the
    Battleroid.
    
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    3-10
    
    Scene 1: 15
    Proceed all the way to the right using SPLIT. Watch out for the lasers. Use
    SLIDE to get the green box in the background. When you pass the second
    laser, jump onto the upper floor. You will see a hook and the sign that says
    'SPLIT.' Use SPLIT to get the red jewel inside of the structure. If you want
    to collect some v-tapes and v-points, keep going right and hit the pink box
    in the mid-air. Come back to the place with hook, then SPLIT your way to the
    left this time. Watch out for the laser. Use SPLIT again to pull the
    platform on your left all the way to the middle of the screen then jump onto
    it. Put the jewel into the hole on the machine there. Drop down to left and
    use SPLIT, or double jump into the structure to get a blue jewel this time.
    Get back to the place where you put the red jewel into the machine, then
    make your way to the right using SPLIT. keep going right and you will see
    another machine with a hole. Put the blue jewel into the hole and you will
    see a ride arriving at the top of the screen. Jump to the right to collect
    some v-tapes or just turn back and reach the ride. Get into the ride.
    
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    3-11
    
    Scene 1: 19
    Defeat 6 enemies including two bombers.
    
    Scene 2: 31
    Use SLIDE to open the shutter door. Use SPLIT to block the flame then jump
    onto the platform. Use SPLIT again when the horizontal flame subsides and
    jump onto the platform. If you don't act quickly the door will shut down and
    you have to repeat the whole process.
    
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    3-12
    
    Scene 1: 37
    Defeat 8 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 1
    Use SLOW then uppercut one ship. Don't let go of SLOW, and while the ship is
    in the middle of the air use SPLIT to stack it on top of the other ship. Get
    on the pile of ships then reach the flag on the upper right part of the
    screen.
    
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    3-13
    
    Scene 1: 17
    Defeat 5 enemies, not including the small tanks. You can use SLIDE then touch
    the lasers to deactivate them for a while. V-DODGE the bullets from tanks
    and proceed right.
    
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    3-14
    
    Scene 1: 30
    Don't touch the sparks since you will get some damage. If you stay too long
    in the water you will get electrocuted by overflowing sparks from the
    generator. Proceed right until you reach the flag.
    
    Scene 2: 30
    Use SCRATCH to shake the boulder then drop it off of its place. When it
    drops, use SLOW then SPLIT to place the boulder above the vortex.
    
    Scene 3: 33
    Defeat three enemies.
    
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    3-15
    
    Scene 1: 11
    Use SCRATCH briefly to slow down the rolling boulders. Once slowed down,
    they will sink into magma. Hop on them to move right, until you reach the
    flag. Dive into the volcano at the right end.
    
    
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    3-16
    
    Scene 1: 33
    Defeat 8 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 39
    Defeat three enemies to get a key. Enter the door.
    
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    3-17
    
    Scene 1: 39
    Defeat 4 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 0
    Use SPLIT to enter the room on your right. As soon as you enter the room
    a password displays. Hit the rolling numbers to set the password. Uppercut
    is recommended. Use SLOW if necessary. Use SPLIT to enter the room to the
    right to collect some v-tapes and v-points. Get back to the first room and
    you will notice that now you can push the button in the background. Using
    SLIDE to push it will activate an elevator. Hop on it and move onto the
    higher platform on your right.
    
    Scene 3: 17
    SPLIT your way to the right, then double jump onto the higher platform
    above. Use SPLIT again to enter the room on your left, then get on the
    elevator. Use SLIDE then touch the lever to send the elevator up. Notice
    that the lever will start to spin once you touch it, then stop when you
    release the touch screen. The closer the lever is to right, the higher the
    elevator will go up. Jump off the elevator quickly once it gets high enough
    since sparks await you on top of the shaft. Use SPLIT to enter the next room
    on the right. If you SPLIT your way to the room right to current room,
    there are some v-tapes to collect in that room. Get back to the first
    platform after the elevator, use SPLIT then stand on top of the split
    wall. Jump left (leaning on the wall) then jump right to reach the flag on
    the upper right platform.
    
    Scene 4: 17
    Defeat 3 enemies to get a key. Enter the door.
    
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    3-18
    
    ========================================
    == Boss Fight : Alter Woman (Vanilla) ==
    ========================================
    
    *Attacks*
    
    1. She performs a cartwheel to move around the screen.
    2. She shoots out some energy balls.
    3. She builds an energy wall.
    4. She hits four times.
    4. She goes into the background to hide then shoots out missiles.
    5. She goes into the background to hide then rains four satellites/meteors.
    6. She gathers up some energy then shoots out energy bullets.
    
    *Strategy*
    
    Don't worry, you have more than 3 minutes :) At first, she will only use
    pattern 1-4. She is invincible when doing a cartwheel. You can hit back the
    energy balls to inflict some damage on her, or V-DODGE them. The energy wall
    can be broken by your SPLIT. If you dodge all four blows from attack 4, a
    sigh that says 'SLIDE' appears then stays on her for a long time. When you
    have a chance, use SLIDE then touch her to stun her for a while. Attack 4 is
    only performed once, when her life becomes less than half. Simply V-DODGE
    the missiles or move around to avoid them. After that, she adds two new
    attacks(5, 6) to her arsenal. There are four debris falling from the sky
    when she performs attack 5, and only the fourth one inflicts damage on you.
    Simply run back and jump to dodge it(or V-DODGE it if you want). You will
    see SLIDE sign when she performs attack 6: if you use SLIDE then she will
    be stunned and a debris will fall on her to cause some damage to her.
    Overall, she is not really tough if you know her pattern.
    
    ===============================================================================
    
    Episode 4 - The Flies [EP4]
    
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    4-1
    
    Scene 1: 0
    Defeat 5 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 22
    Ride the Merry-Go-Round, double jump to reach the security switch and brake
    it. If you see a carriage with Jasmine in it you can SLIDE then touch
    her to get a Cheese Burger. There are some v-tapes on top of the Merry-Go-Round
    so be sure to collect them before you exit.
    
    ---------
    
    4-2
    
    Scene 1: 22
    Defeat three enemies. Note that the big yellow enemy will take damages only
    from behind.
    
    Scene 2: 42
    Get on one of the carts of the Ferris wheel. You will see a switch in the
    centre of the Ferris wheel and there is some space that you can stay in
    right below the switch. You will have to jump into the space, then the
    screen zooms out to broaden the view. Wait until the cart with a key gets
    close to a giant 'S' of the sign that says 'MOVIE STUDIO,' use SLIDE to
    switch screens and push the button to stop the Ferris wheel as if the next
    cart that will stop at the ground level is the cart with the key. If done
    correctly the cart will open. Get the key then enter 'RESTAURANT VOLCANO.'
    
    ---------
    
    4-3
    
    Scene 1: 42
    Defeat two enemies. If you use SLIDE to touch the cash register, you will
    get 360 v-points(the register displays 360 before you hit it).
    
    Scene 2: 8
    Use SCRATCH to shake the boulder. When it falls off it will block erupting
    magma, providing you a footing. Use SLOW to raise the boulder then use SPLIT
    to break the stalactite, which also serves as another footing.
    
    ---------
    
    4-4
    
    Scene 1: 8
    Defeat 5 enemies. Avoid the swinging chunks of meat by using SPLIT.
    
    Scene 2: 20
    Go to the right end of the room. Use SPLIT to separate the meat chunk from
    the chain. Use SLOW then uppercut it to send it flying. While it is still
    in the mid-air, use SPLIT to put it on the grill. As you cook the meat the
    ventilation hood opens up. Go through it.
    
    Scene 3: 20
    Defeat the enemy here.
    
    ---------
    
    4-5
    
    Scene 1: 42
    Use SCRATCH to shake the artifact off its place. It will roll out to press
    one red button. Stand on the other red button to press it down and you have
    a little pinball stage going here. Stand on one of the flippers, use SLIDE
    then touch(hold down a bit actually) the red circle on the flipper to send
    Joe flying. Double jump to reach the flag. When you reach the flag, magma
    erupts and blows Joe sky high.
    
    ---------
    
    4-6
    
    Scene 1: 48
    Defeat two enemies. These guys are more dangerous than the ice cream truck
    guys since when they charge at you they will leave a long trail of fire.
    
    Scene 2: 12
    Defeat the enemy here. It will leave you a nickel.
    
    Scene 3: 12
    Insert the coin by jumping close to the hole then use SLIDE to change
    screens. Spin the bar there to get a giant head. Hit th head over to
    overflowing sewage and block it. Proceed right.
    
    ---------
    
    4-7
    
    Scene 1: 40
    Get on the 'FLYING CARIBBEAN' and defeat three enemies. You can use SLIDE
    and touch those pesky Clownies in the background to stop them from shooting
    cannons for a short while.
    
    ---------
    
    4-8
    
    Scene 1: 2
    Defeat two enemies. If you use SLIDE and touch Jasmine in the Coffee Cup
    she will throw out a Cheese Burger.
    
    Scene 2: 2
    Defeat two enemies.
    
    Scene 3: 13
    Defeat two enemies. Proceed right.
    
    ---------
    
    4-9
    
    Scene 1: 33
    You will fight a giant tank here. The top cannon will shoot out some cannon
    balls and the bottom one will shoot out flame balls which leave a trail of
    fire when hit the ground. The fire can be put out by using SPLIT on the
    fountain in the background. Use SLOW to increase size of the water drops.
    Just keep hitting the tank and dodge its attacks. You can't V-DODGE the
    flame balls.
    
    ---------
    
    4-10
    
    Scene 1: 47
    Defeat 10 enemies. Use a Pink Gourd, if you'd like. When the effect of the
    Pink Gourd is active, use SCRATCH to confuse the enemies then punch them to
    cause greater damage.
    
    Scene 2: 11
    Defeat 6 enemies. The Pink Gourd comes in handy. Enter 'ACTION STADIUM.'
    
    ---------
    
    4-11
    
    Scene 1: 39
    Defeat 5 enemies. You are getting targeted constantly so watch out. Again,
    the Pink Gourd you can find from upper right part of the room helps a lot.
    
    ---------
    
    4-12
    
    Scene 1: 39
    Defeat two enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 11
    Get on the moving platform and make your way to the higher ground. Stand on
    still ground then use SLIDE to close the valve. Move onto the conveyer belt
    then right before the next gas eruption keep moving left while using SLIDE
    and closing the valve. That is, your left hand should be pressing left on
    the directional pad of DS while you are in the SLIDE mode and at the same
    time your right hand should be closing the valve. Proceed right and do it
    again to reach the flag. 
    
    ---------
    
    4-13
    
    Scene 1: 15
    Defeat the enemy here.
    
    Scene 2: 23
    Get on the elevator. The view broadens again. Use SLIDE to spin the gear
    and stop accordingly to get some items on the way(look at the top screen
    to decide when to stop). Go up all the way.
    
    ---------
    
    4-14
    
    ===============================
    == Boss Fight : Meta Rangers ==
    ===============================
    
    *Attacks*
    
    Ranger Log
    
    1. He charges at you with a big punch.
    2. He jumps and sprinkles some powders.
    3. He jumps backwards then fires a giant fire ball as he lands.
    4. He takes a big leap vertically then kicks down, which creates close-range
       flame attack.
    
    Ranger Digi
    
    1. He charges at you with a big punch.
    2. He jumps and sprinkles some powders.
    3. He jumps vertically then does diagonal kick three times.
    4. He crouches a bit then charges at you with a flurry of punches.
    
    *Strategy*
    
    This battle consists of three parts: you fight against Ranger Log first,
    then when one full life bar drains he tags with Ranger Digi. Drain another
    life bar, and you will fight both of them at the same time. Learn their
    pattern and use SLOW to counter. They don't have SLIDE time like previous
    bosses but they do open themselves a lot after each attack. The only attack
    you can't V-DODGE is attack 4 of each Ranger. There is also Jasmine hiding
    in the background to support you: if you use SLIDE to touch her she will
    throw you a bunch of helpful items. You can find a Pink Gourd from the pink
    box in the upper right part of the stage. Beat them to proceed to the next
    episode.
    
    ===============================================================================
    
    Episode 5 - Viewtiful World [EP5]
    
    ---------
    
    5-1
    
    Scene 1: 0
    Take down 10 enemies.
    
    ---------
    
    5-2
    
    Scene 1: 2
    From this point, the game becomes boss rush. Defeat Gadget-Cop. Start by
    collecting all the v-tapes. While it is possible to stun him by using
    SCRATCH to open up the water pipe followed by SLOW which amplifies water
    drops, it is easier(and faster) to engage him head-on to bring him down.
    
    ---------
    
    5-3
    
    Scene 1: 3
    Fight Killer Hands. It is possible to hit him with the stalactites using
    SCRATCH but the damage is too small.
    
    ---------
    
    5-4
    
    Scene 1: 17
    It's Alter Woman who goes down this time. You can stand on the clouds here.
    
    ---------
    
    5-5
    
    Scene 1: 7
    Didn't we just fight Meta Rangers? Oh well, here we go again. This time,
    both of them will engage you from the beginning.
    
    ---------
    
    5-6
    
    ==========================
    == Boss Fight : Alastor ==
    ==========================
    
    *Attacks*
    
    1. He pulls out his sword then charges at you three times.
    2. He shoots out swords in the middle of the air then the swords fly at you.
    3. He kicks down vertically while he flies.
    4. He kicks down diagonally while he flies(like Joe's Red Hot Kick)
    5. He flies into the background then emits thunderbolts for a while.
    
    *Strategy*
    
    You can't V-DODGE attack 3-5. Use SLOW a lot to see(and V-DODGE) his
    attacks. You will have to watch him on the top screen from time to time.
    AIR JOE helps a lot here, since he is mostly floating. If you see Alastor
    perform attack 5, simply use SLIDE then touch him. If you manage to touch
    him while he is flying low, you will put him into magma in the background
    and he will appear in one of fountains at the end of the stage, being
    stunned. Attack him whenever you see a chance, such as at the end of attack
    1 or when he is simply floating. This fight is warm up for upcoming boss
    battle.
    
    ---------
    
    5-7
    
    ============================
    == Boss Fight : Rex Majin ==
    ============================
    
    *Attacks*
    
    1. It pulls out its sword then charges at you three times.
    2. It shoots out missiles in the middle of the air then the missiles fly
       towards you.
    3. It flies into the background then emits thunderbolts for a while.
    
    *Strategy*
    
    You can only V-DODGE attack 1. You will be using Six Majin in this battle,
    but it has same abilities as Joe. This boss will repeat attack 1-3 in order.
    There is some opening at the end of attack 1. When the missiles are shot,
    SLIDE immediately then wait until the missiles come closer, and touch the
    missiles quickly. Use SLOW as well if necessary. If you don't take care of
    them they will keep flying around you and will damage you to no end. You
    can't stop Rex Majin's thunderbolts this time. The best way to dodge this
    attack is as follows: think of the bolt as a wall. When it comes to your
    way, jump over the 'wall' to land on the other side of it. Jump back over
    the 'wall' to go back to your original position. Keep jumping back and forth
    until the boss stops the attack. Defeating the boss will let you proceed to
    the last episode of the game.
    
    ===============================================================================
    
    Episode 6 - Viewtiful Joe & Jasmine [EP6]
    
    ---------
    
    6-1
    
    Scene 1: 12
    Defeat 9 enemies.
    
    Scene 2: 8
    Defeat 5 enemies. Use SPLIT to get on top of the pink box then collect some
    v-tapes.
    
    ---------
    
    6-2
    
    Scene 1: 4
    Defeat 6 enemies. The knight armors in the background attack you so be
    careful. Use SPLIT to collect v-tapes in the upper middle part of the room
    before you finish off the last enemy.
    
    ---------
    
    6-3
    
    Scene 1: 44
    Defeat two enemies.
    
    ---------
    
    6-4
    
    Scene 1: 14
    Defeat three enemies. Suck out the poison gas clouds by using SPLIT on the
    fireplace if they bother you. Exit left.
    
    ---------
    
    6-5
    
    Scene 1: 4
    Defeat three enemies. Use the Gold Gourd that is found in the pink box well.
    
    ---------
    
    6-6
    
    Scene 1: 24
    Familiar setting, no? Defeat three enemies. Get out to the balcony.
    
    ---------
    
    6-7
    
    Scene 1: 30
    Double jump to the right. Use SPLIT to pull left to right then jump onto
    left platform. Use SLIDE then touch the wooden window to open it. Stand
    on the open wood panel then use SCRATCH to punch a hole above, SPLIT the
    screen then move upward to reach the flag.
    
    Scene 2: 30
    Defeat 3 enemies.
    
    Scene 3: 0
    The view broadens yet again (if not then jump). There are platforms going in
    and out of the wall. Use them as a platform to head upward and reach the
    flag.
    
    ---------
    
    6-8
    
    Scene 1: 20
    As you enter the room, the door shuts down and the trap ceiling starts to
    fall down. You will see a clock counts down 60 seconds. Simply wear it out.
    When the clock ticks to 3 seconds, the scene will be over. Don't overuse
    SLOW if you want to have a good grade on TIME. When the scene is over,
    you will fight the last boss of the game. Prepare yourself during the
    intermission. Spend your v-points like it is the end of the world! (heh)
    
    ---------
    
    6-9
    
    ============================================
    == Boss Fight : Heinderella (castle form) ==
    ============================================
    
    *Attacks*
    
    1. The hands pour out water while gathering to the centre.
    2. The hands clap three times: high, middle then low.
    3. The castle shoots out two missiles.
    4. The castle will target you and shoot you five times in a row (after
       pushing the switch).
    
    *Strategy*
    
    This is a fairly easy part of the last boss. Your main goal is to hit back
    the missiles either by punching them or using V-DODGE. The boss will repeat
    attack 1-3 in that order(except attack 4, which comes into the pattern
    later). You can stand on the hands but staying below (near the flame) or
    coming in contact with palms while they slowly clap will damage you so watch
    out. The water pillar will also damage you so don't get near it. Jump in the
    centre or just stay on the hands to avoid the water pillar. Staying at the
    edge of the screen is a great way to avoid any attack from hands. Doing so
    sometimes even sends the enemy away from you. Once turned back, the missiles
    will hit the central orb of the castle. After about 6 hits, the central orb
    will break and will reveal a switch. Use SLIDE to push it and the whole
    castle will come alive. The goal remains same, but the missiles are bigger
    and you are being targeted. Now the boss repeats attack 2, 3 and 4 (not
    necessarily in that order). If you are low on life, kill the enemy here to
    get a Cheese Burger. Generally you will have no problem if you try to stay
    on one of the hands constantly.
    
    ---------
    
    6-10
    
    ==============================
    == Boss Fight : Heinderella ==
    ==============================
    
    *Attacks*
    
    1. She flies towards you then hits two times.
    2. She summons 4 golden rods which fly towards you.
    
    *Strategy*
    
    You can't use VFX powers in this battle. Simply avoid her attacks. Golden
    rods can be dodged easily: stop moving when they appear, then jump directly
    upward. After some time you will be prompted to a real battle. Hitting her
    does not do anything, so concentrate on dodging and pass some time.
    
    ---------
    
    6-11
    
    ==============================
    == Boss Fight : Heinderella ==
    ==============================
    
    *Attacks*
    
    1. She makes a shadow of herself around you.
    2. She charges energy then flies towards you three times.
    3. She charges at you and hits two times.
    4. She summons 8 golden rods. Four of them fly towards you and the other
       four rain on the screen.
    5. She summons 4 golden rods which fly towards you.
    6. She summons 4 golden rods which rain on the screen.
    7. She shoots out a long flame trail on the ground.
    8. She flies into the background, split into four then targets you and
       shoots you constantly.
    
    *Strategy*
    
    Now this feels like more like the last boss. Use V-DODGE to dodge attack 2
    or 3. Attacks 4-6 is dodged easily but use V-DODGE if necessary. Jump to
    avoid attack 7. There should be some opening after you dodge attack 2 or 3.
    Attack 1 doesn't seem to do nothing, but it is followed either by attack 1
    or 2. The sequence is random so observe her pattern a lot then counter
    attack. Attack 8 will only happen after you drain one life bar out of her.
    This attack is very hard to dodge: use SLIDE immediately (followed by SLOW
    if necessary) and touch all four of her to bring her back to the battle
    ground. Jasmine is hiding in the background as well to support you. Give
    the boss all you've got. Good luck!
    
    ===============================================================================
    
    Congratulations, you beat the game! Enjoy the ending. You can also start new
    game with 'V-RATED' difficulty if you beat the game on 'ADULT' difficulty.
    
    
    
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    ##### 3. Version Information ##### [0003]
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    Ver.1.0. Completed the guide. V-tape collection of Episode 2 not complete.
             (Jan.20.2006)
    
    Ver.0.0. Started the guide. (Jan.14.2006)
    
    
    
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