Shiritsu Justice Gakuen - Legion of Heroes

The Arcade PCB by Capcom Co., Ltd.

Shiritsu Justice Gakuen - Legion of Heroes screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Shiritsu Justice Gakuen - Legion of Heroes © 1997 Capcom.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Sony ZN-1 Hardware

Main CPU : PSX (@ 16.9344 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)
Sound Chips : SPU (@ 8 Mhz), Q-Sound (@ 4 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 6

TRIVIA

Shiritsu Justice Gakuen was released in November 1997 in Japan. It is known outside Japan as "Rival Schools - United by Fate".

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Private Justice Academy - Legion of Heroes'.

Justice Gakuen is the name of one of five schools in this game. They are :
1) Taiyou Gakuen (translates from Japanese as 'Solar Academy') : Batsu, Hinata and Kyousuke are students at this school.
2) Gorin Koukou (translates from Japanese as '5-Ring High School') : Shouma, Natsu, Roberto are students at this school. The word 'gorin' is made up of two kanji: 'go' and 'rin' .
3) Pacific High School : This is an American school, where exchange students Roy, Tiffany and Boman attend.
4) Gedou Koukou (translates from Japanese as 'Heretical Doctrine High School') : Edge, Akira, Gan are students at this school for bad kids.
5) Justice Gakuen (translates from Japanese as 'Justice Academy') : Hideo, Kyouko, Raizou and Hyou are faculty at Justice Gakuen.

Suleputer released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Shiritsu Justice Gakuen - Legend of Heroes Orignal Soundtrack - CPCA-1002) on January 29, 1998.

TIPS AND TRICKS

• Play Against Hyo : When you get to the seventh chapter (what would normally be the last fight), defeat your opponents with a Team Up Attack and you will go on to fight Hyo, the real boss. After beating him you will also receive a different ending then you normally would.

• Free Select Mode : After 2 weeks of installation, characters can be team up freely (but no story).

• Free Select Mode Code (no need time-release) : Go to test mode's 'Dot Cross Hatch' and press on the player 1 side Up(x2), Down(x2) LK, HP. Exit test mode and start a game holding Start button until character select screen appear.

• Play As Hyo / As Raizo : After 3 weeks of installation, insert your coin(s) and hold Start. Hyo and Raizo will be selectable.

*Play As Hyo / As Raizo (no need time-release) : Go to test mode's 'Sound&Voice' and press on the player 2 side Up(x2), Down(x2), LK, HP. Exit test mode and start a game holding Start button until character select screen appear.

• Play As Sakura / As Akira : After 4 weeks of installation, insert your coin(s) and hold Start. There will be two arrows above Hyo and Raizo.

• Play As Sakura / As Akira (no need time-release) : When Hyo and Raizo can be used, go to test mode's 'Input' and press on the player 2 side Up(x2), Down(x2), and on the player 1 side LK, HP. Exit test mode and start a game holding Start button until character select screen appear.

STAFF

* CAST :
1) Taiyou Gakuen :
Batsu Ichimonji : Nobuyuki Hiyama
Hinata Wakaba : Tomoe Hanba
Kyosuke Kagami : Isshin Chiba
Hayato Nekketsu : Takumi Yamazaki

2) Gorin Koukou :
Shoma Sawamura : Yuji Ueda
Natsu Ayuhara : Narumi Tsunoda
Roberto Miura : Tomoyuki Morikawa

3) Pacific High School :
Roy Bromwell : Ryutato Okiayu
Tiffany Rose : Miki Narahashi
Boman Delgado : Takashi Nagasako

4) Gedou Koukou :
Eiji Yamada (Edge) : Yoshiharu Yamada
Akira Kazama : Chiharu Tezuka
Gan Isurugi : Takashi Nagasako
Daigo Kazama : Koichi Yamadera

5) Justice Gakuen :
Hideo Shimazu : Tetsuo Mizutori
Kyoko Minazuki : Kotono Mitsuishi
Raizo Imawano : Tomomichi Nishimura
Hyou Imawano : Kaneto Shiozawa

6) Tamagawa Minami Koukou :
Sakura Kasugano : Yuko Sasamoto

7) Sub-characters :
Shizuku Itsumonji (Batsu's mother) : Kotono Mitsuishi
Kohai B / Hisho / Committee Chairman : Miki Narahashi
Kohai A : Tomoe Hanba
Tiffany's Dad : Tetsuo Mizutori
Professor : Tomomichi Nishimura
Narration : Kaneto Shiozawa

PORTS

Here is a list of ports released in Japan. For ports released outside Japan, please see the Export version's entry; "Rival Schools - United by Fate".

Consoles:


Sony PlayStation japan (jul.30, 1998) [Model SLPS-01240~1]
Sony PlayStation japan (feb.22, 2012, PSOne Classics edition)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.
Official website: http://www.capcom.co.jp/newproducts/arcade/justice/justice.html

Page last modified on April 29, 2013