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Early story concept

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Scrapped music

In August 2023, six years after the release of Sonic Mania, composer Tee Lopes uploaded scrapped songs and jingles for the game to his social media channels.

Track name Audio Notes
Unused Stage Clear
Posted on August 11, 2023[1]. Based on the main theme instead of reusing the jingle from Sonic the Hedgehog 3.
Unused Credits Theme
Posted on August 15, 2023, in celebration of Sonic Mania's 6th anniversary[2].

Concept art

Promotional screenshots

Green Hill Zone

Chemical Plant Zone

Studiopolis Zone

Flying Battery Zone

Press Garden Zone

Stardust Speedway Zone

Mirage Saloon Zone

Special Stage

Bonus Stage


  1. "Sonic Mania's early 'Stage Clear' jingle, which was eventually replaced by the arrangement we're familiar with", @TeeLopes on Twitter (Ghostarchive)
  2. "Happy 6th anniversary to #SonicMania, the game that changed the game! To celebrate, I give you the scrapped credits theme ❤️", @TeeLopes on Twitter (Ghostarchive)

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