JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken - Mirai e no Isan

The Arcade PCB by Capcom Co., Ltd.

JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken - Mirai e no Isan screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken - Mirai e no Isan © 1999 Capcom.


The sequel of "JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken" with just extra characters.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Capcom Play System III hardware (CPS III)
CD Number : CAP-JJM000
CD Label : CAP-JJM-110

Main CPU : Hitachi SH2 (possibly 2)
Storage : SCSI CD Rom, RAM and Flash ROM.
RAM : SIMMs on the left w/ 16M of data each (each has 8x 16M Flash ROMs, there's 4 SIMMs plugged in on this board). SIMMs on the right w/ 8M each (there's 4 Flash ROMs on each board and there are 2 SIMMs plugged in)
OSC : 60MHz. 42.9545MHz, XTAL 3.6864MHz.

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick

A CPS2 kick harness is needed to use the extra attack buttons.

TRIVIA

One of the last games released for the CPS3 hardware. It was released in September 1999 in Japan. It is known outside Japan as "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure".

The Game is based on the 3rd story of the manga from Araki Hirohiko.

A cartridge only version of this game was available in Japan. Unlike standard CD-Rom CPS3 kits, the cartridge only version boots up in a matter of seconds.

Suleputer released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Original Soundtrack - CPCA-1022) on February 20, 1999.

TIPS AND TRICKS

• Play as Dio : At the character select screen do the following to make Dio appear...
highlight Alessy and press START
highlight D'Bo and press START
highlight Chaca and press START
highlight Milder and press START (x3)

• Play as Shadow Dio : At the character select screen do the following to make Shadow Dio appear...
highlight Alessy and press START
highlight D'Bo and press START
highlight Chaca and press START
highlight Milder and press START (x3)
highlight Dio and press START (x10)

• Play as Young Joseph : Enter the following at the character select for Young Joseph...
highlight Jotaro and press START
highlight Polnareff and press START
highlight Joseph and press START
highlight Kakyoin and press START
highlight Iggi and press START
highlight Avdol and press START
highlight joseph and press & hold START until Young Joseph appears.

• Unlock time release characters : To unlock the time release characters all at once, you need access to the machine's test menu. From there, go to Configuration, then Game, and enter the following code. A sound will confirm it. P1 Up, Down, Right, Left, Button 1, Button 2, Button 3, Button 4. If you hear Dio's 'Wryyyyyy', it was successful. Proceed to 'Save and Exit', and the new playable characters will be available on the opposite sides of the character selection screen. They consist of : Shadow Dio, Kahn, New Kakyoin, Hol Horse with Boingo, Rubber Soul, and Young Joseph.

• Developer Mode: In order to access the hidden developer menu, the second byte of the arcade game's region value needs to be set to "7". Once done, the following options are available:
Pressing button 5 during gameplay will pause the gameplay until it is pressed again.
Pressing button 6 during gameplay will slow the game down. Pressing it while paused from button five will act as a frame advance.
Holding button 1 while activating the service menu will open a developer's test menu.

PORTS

Consoles:


Sega Dreamcast japan (nov.25, 1999) "JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken [Model T-1205M] "
Sega Dreamcast japan (oct.26, 2000) "JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken - Mirai e no Isan for Matching Service" [Model T-1231M]
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] japan (aug.21, 2012, "Jojo no Kimyou na Bouken - Miraihe no Isan HD Ver. [Model NPJB-00207]")
Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA] japan (aug.22, 2012, "Jojo no Kimyou na Bouken - Miraihe no Isan HD Ver.")

For ports released outside Japan, please see the Export version entry; "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure".

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.
Official website: http://www.capcom.co.jp/newproducts/arcade/jojo-m/index.html

Page last modified on January 27, 2013