Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special [Model SHVC-AP4J-JPN]

The Nintendo Super Famicom Game by Human Ent.

Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special [Model SHVC-AP4J-JPN] screenshot

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DESCRIPTION

[CONSOLE] Nintendo Super Famicom Game

Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special © 1994 Human Ent.


With a monster line-up of 76 wrestlers and shootfighters and an improved Edit mode that makes use of ASCII's Turbo File Adapter to allow even more Edit creations to be saved, it also features a story mode in the form of the Champion Road. One Night Match including four player battle royal, also features a Tournament mode and Open League.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Cartridge ID: SHVC-AP4J-JPN
Barcode: 4 959143 600225

Players: 4
Control: 8-Way Joystick
Buttons: 4
=> [Y] Weak strike/grapple, [B] Medium strike/grapple, [A] Strong strike/grapple [X] Run

TRIVIA

Released in Japan in December 22, 1994.

Directed by Goichi Suda (today known by his pseudonim Suda51, who also made Killer 7 and No More Heroes) the game is infamous for its controversial ending, where protagonist Morio Smith commits suicide three days after winning the World Championship!

Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special features 76 wrestlers all using the likeness of real wrestlers but given fake names as HUMAN didn't pay for any license. In the list below, Fire Pro name listed to the left, real name listed to the right:

View Japan (VJP) features these characters based on wrestlers from New Japan Pro Wrestling:

Fighter Yamato = Tatsumi Fujinami
Hurricane Rikimaru = Riki Choshu
Shinya Hatamoto = Shinya Hashimoto
Masahiro Kono = Masahiro Chono
Ken Budoh = Keiji Mutoh
Hiro Date = Hiroshi Hase
Knight Blaster = Hawk
Killer Blaster = Power Warrior
Flash Barton = Scott Norton
Jurassic Achilles = Hercules Hernandez
Samurai Jiro = Shiro Koshinaka
Inazuma Kengo = Kengo Kimura
Toji Goto = Tatsutoshi Goto
The Blade Kagura = The Great Kabuki
Kuniaki Igarashi = Kuniaki Kobayashi
Hyper God Super Kaiser = Jushin "Thunder" Liger
Wild Phantom = Wild Pegasus
Black Kaiser = Black Tiger II
El Kamikaze = El Samurai
Osamu Mito = Osamu Kido

Olive Japan (OJP) includes these characters based on wrestlers from All Japan Pro Wrestling:

Tommy Bomber = Jumbo Tsuruta
Masanobu Kobuchizawa = Masanobu Fuchi
Mitsuhide Hikawa = Mitsuharu Misawa
Keiji Togashi = Kenta Kobashi
Toshiie Kazama = Toshiaki Kawada
Kyoji Akitoshi = Tsuyoshi Kikuchi
Tsukasa Sagami = Akira Taue
Shun Akigawa = Jun Akiyama
Star Bison = Stan Hansen
Million Dollar Davis = Ted DiBiase
Kerry Bogey = Terry Gordy
Steel James = Steve Williams
John Peace = Johnny Ace

RYU features these characters based on wrestlers from Wrestle and Romance:

Thunder Ryu = Genichiro Tenryu
Hitman Minamoto = Ashura Hara
Azteca Dragon = Ultimo Dragon
Masao Orikura = Masao Orihara
F.F. Machine = Super Strong Machine
Otsuchi Arashiyama = Arashi

Independent World (IW) contains these characters based on independent promotions such as Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling and Michinoku Pro Wrestling:

Katsushi Okita = Atsushi Onita
Hunter Gojo = Tarzan Goto
Master Togo = Mr. Pogo
Danger Matsubara = Mitsuhiro Matsunaga
Blade Hayate = The Great Sasuke
Tricky Tsuji = Ricky Fuji
The Tattoo = Sabu
Space Dolphin = Super Delfin
Jinsui Kanzaki = Jinsei Shinzaki
Mister K = Koji Kitao

World Wrestling Circus (WWC) features these characters based on wrestlers from the World Wrestling Federation (today WWE) and World Championship Wrestling:

Axe Duggan = Hulk Hogan
Macho Saber = Randy Savage
John Earthshaker = Earthquake
Smasher Gam Gam Gigas = Bam Bam Bigelow
Underground = The Undertaker
Dick Road = Rick Rude
The Spike = Sting
Bureito Musha = The Great Muta
Big Steiner = Rick Steiner
Small Steiner = Scott Steiner

UWH includes these characters that are based on shootfighters from Fighting Network RINGS, Union of Wrestling Forces International and Hybrid Wrestling Pancrase:

Takashi Kajiwara = Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Akira Saeha = Akira Maeda
Wolf Van = Volk Han
Bitanza Tarwell = Bitsadze Tariel
Christoper Allman = Chris Dolman
Rick Gray = Dick Vrij
Nobuhisa Sanada = Nobuhiko Takada
Kazuki Yamamoto = Kazuo Yamazaki
Takashi Minemura = Kiyoshi Tamura
The Saber = Super Vader
G.O. Bright = Gary Albright
Masakatsu Higaki = Masakatsu Funaki
Mitsuro Midzuki = Minoru Suzuki
Win Harlock = Wayne Shamrock
Boss Rotten = Bas Rutten
Shoji Anzoh = Yoji Anjoh
Yoko Minato = Yuko Miyato

You can also discover the following in the Edit mode:

105 - Shinjiro Ohtachi = Shinjiro Ohtani
106 - Zombie Masa = Masa Saito
107 - Yoshimichi Nohara = Michiyoshi Ohara
108 - Great Policeman = The Big Bossman
109 - Oyashi Motomura = Rusher Kimura
110 - Hien = Hayabusa
111 - Mister Chin = Mister Chin
112 - Rick Canton = Big Titan
113 - The Campfire = The Crusader
114 - Omen = Damien
115 - Adon Fuyuki = Samson Fuyuki
116 - Prince Conga = Prince Tonga
117 - Curry S Doh = Jado
118 - Bulldog K Doh = Gedo
119 - Bloody Allen = Bad News Brown
120 - Willard Wil = Willie Williams
121 - Yakihiro Kajimura = Yukihiro Kanemura
122 - TAC Hosomichi = TAKA Michinoku
123 - Lando Chagasaki = Kendo Nagasaki
124 - Uminosuke Ueda = Umanosuke Ueda
125 - Yoshiaki Akutsu = Yoshiaki Yatsu
126 - Great Sekitoli = Yokozuna
127 - Baret Heart = Bret Hart
128 - (FiPro name unknown) = Papa Shango
129 - Tommy Hall = Tony Halme
130 - Green Hawk = Patriot
131 - The Tomcat = The Eagle
132 - Dag Finesse = Doug Furnas
133 - Dive Jirofat = Danny Kroffat
134 - Astro Blaster = Ultimate Warrior
135 - Snake Robin = Jake Roberts
136 - El Canalick = El Canek
137 - Mascara Eagle = Dos Caras
138 - Champala Chacha = Kendo of Mexico
139 - Harlay Louis = Harley Race
140 - The Eliminator = The Destroyer
142 - Seyryu = Shiryu
143 - Morio Smith = Protagonist of Champion Road story mode
144 - Hidenari Hogawa = Yoshinari Ogawa
145 - Masaya Wakai = Mitsuya Nagai
146 - Yoshimasa Yamaoka = Nobuhisa Yamamoto
147 - Masaoki Nasuta = Masayoshi Naruse
148 - Andrey Piroshki = Andrey Copeov
149 - Tadao Masuda = Tadao Yasuda
151 - Devil Pirates 1 = Billy Gasper
152 - Devil Pirates 2 = Barry Gasper
153 - Tatsurou Okano = Tatsuo Nakano
154 - Toue Ishihara = Yuki Ishikawa
155 - Chodeintoushi Battleroid ZZ = Chodein Senshi Battle Ranger Z

TIPS AND TRICKS

Clear Champion Road to enable Gruesome Fighting matches in the octagon and unlock two new promotions with the following characters based on these wrestlers and mixed martial artists:

HIDE has these characters:

Mascara Conder = Mil Mascaras
Gran Mariposa = Gran Hamada
Dynamic Kid = Dynamite Kid
Mighty Boy Smith = British Bulldog
Mask De Panther = Tiger Mask
Great Panther = Super Tiger
Neverland Rush = Roland Bock
Big The Great Bull = Bruiser Brody
Victory Musashi = Antonio Inoki
Great Shiba = Giant Baba
Blitz Von Elrick = Fritz Von Erich
Rikiouzan = Rikidozan
R.J. Phase = Lou Thesz
Carlos Krauser = Karl Gotch
Justy Roses = Dusty Rhodes
Dick Maverick = Dick Murdoch
Harry Texan Jr. = Dory Funk Jr.
Kerry Texan = Terry Funk
Iron Blaster = Animal
Mad Tiger = Tiger Jeet Singh
Abdul the Danger = Abdullah the Butcher
Dick Slender = Ric Flair
Ittetsu Wakamoto = Kotetsu Yamamoto

KAKU features these:

Voice Stacie = Royce Gracie
Masayuki Sadake = Masaaki Satake
Andre Fag = Andy Hug
Hornet Ghost = Ernesto Hoost
General Bordeaux = Gerard Gordeau
Thomas Schmidt = Maurice Smith

Achieve RankS1 in the Fight Records to unlock all the moves for Skill Edit as well as gain the total 160 edit points for editing wrestlers.

You can compete against the hidden wrestlers in the Legends Tournament. Start a new game in Tournament mode using default settings with 120 wrestlers competing in total then use any wrestler of your choice to successfully win the first seven tournaments consecutively. Once you win the seventh tournament, an eighth and final tournament begins with a cast of legendary and hidden wrestlers for your opponents.

SERIES

1. Fire Pro Wrestling - Combination Tag [Model HM89001] (1989, PCE)
2. Fire Pro Wrestling 2nd Bout [Model HM91005] (1991, PCE)
3. Super Fire Pro Wrestling [Model SHVC-FP] (1991, SFC)
4. Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden (1992, MD)
5. Fire Pro Wrestling 3 - Legend Bout (1992, PCE)
6. Super Fire Pro Wrestling 2 [Model SHVC-FF] (1992, SFC)
7. Super Fire Pro Wrestling III - Final Bout [Model SHVC-F3] (1993, SFC)
8. Fire Pro Joshi - All Star Dream Slam [Model SHVC-J4] (1994, SFC)
9. Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special [Model SHVC-AP4J-JPN] (1994, SFC)
10. Blazing Tornado (1994, ARC)
11. Wrestling Universe - Fire Pro Joshi - Dome Choujo Taisen - WOWOW vs. JWP [Model HMCD-4008] (1995, PCE CD)
12. Super Fire Pro Wrestling - Queen's Special [Model SHVC-AQQJ-JPN] (1995, SFC)
13. Super Fire Pro Wrestling X [Model SHVC-AF5J-JPN] (1995, SFC)
14. Fire Pro Wrestling - Iron Slam '96 (1996, PS)
15. Super Fire Pro Wrestling X Premium [Model SHVC-AF6J-JPN] (1996, SFC)
16. Fire Pro Wrestling S - 6Men Scramble [Model T-4308G] (1996, SAT)
17. Fire Pro Wrestling G (1999, PS)
18. Fire Pro Wrestling for WonderSwan (2000, WonderSwan)
19. Fire Pro Wrestling i (2001, i-mode)
20. Fire Pro Wrestling D (2001, Dreamcast)
21. Fire Pro Wrestling A (2001, GBA)
22. Fire Pro Wrestling J (2002, J-PHONE)
23. Final Fire Pro Wrestling - Yume no Dantai Unei! [Model AGB-AFWJ-JPN] (2002, GBA)
24. Fire Pro Wrestling Z (2003, PS2)
25. Fire Pro Wrestling Returns (2005, PS2)
26. Fire Pro Wrestling in Mobage (2011, Mobage)
27. Fire Pro Wrestling (2012, X360)

STAFF

Cast: Morio Smith, Reiko Saeba, The Spike, Dick Road, The Underground, Kazuki Yamamoto, Star Bison, Toshi Goto, Super "God" Kaizer, Samurai Jiro, Kiyoshi Akechi, Masanobu Kobuchizawa, Shun Akikawa, Osamu Mito, Great Panther, Hiroshi Date, Masahiro Kouno, Shinya Hatamoto, Kerry Bogey, Milliondollar Davis, Still James, Nobuhisa Sanada, Makoto Higaki, Joe Kajiwara, Fighter Yamato, Hurricane Rikimaru, Victory Musashi, Akira Sagami, Keiji Togashi, Toshiie Kazama, Mitsuhide Hikawa, Rick Gly, Volf Van, Bitsanza Taluwell, Shoji Andoh, Yohkoh Minato, Boss Rotten, Win Harlock, Mitsuru Mizuki, Thomas Smit, Masayuki Sadake, Andrey Fag, Mr. K, Thunder Ryu, Katsushi Okita, Arashiyama Taishi, General Voldow, Voice Staycie, Big Steiner, Small Steiner, Knight Blaster, Iron Blaster, Mightyboy Smith, The Saber, Macho Saber, Brade Musha, Tommy Bomber, Axe Duggan, Dynamic Kid, Carlos Krauser, Dick Slender, Big "The Great" Bull, Ittetsu Wakamoto, Akira Saeba
Director of Program: Naoki Sonoda
Production Programmer: Satoshi Kawakami
Director of Graphic: Toshiaki Tamura
Skill Animation by: Yoshinori Asakura
Production Visual Designer: Akihisa Yoshimura
Music Composed by: Masamichi Yamazaki
Story and ScreenPlay by: Goichi Suda
Production Manager: Hiroyuki Abe, Kazuhiko Yamada, Masahiro Yonezawa, Hidenori Yagi
Assistant Director: Daisuke Takahashi
Executive Game Designer: Masato Masuda
Executive Design Supervisor: Yuichi Kobayashi
Code Programmers: Naoki Sonoda, Hiroyuki Furuichi
Additional Code Programmers: Hiroyuki Abe, Takeshi Aikoh, Akito Yoneda, Shika Nakayama
Action Programmers: Satoshi Kawakami, Hajime Watanabe
Skill Programmer: Hajime Watanabe
Additional Skill Programmers: Hideaki Oguma, Taro Adachi, Nobutaka Kobayashi
Opening Programmer: Shika Nakayama
Visual Graphics: Toshiaki Tamura, Kunio Takeichi, Hidenori Nishioka, Hiroaki Tanaka, Keisuke Sasaki
Additional Visual Graphics: Masanori Yamazaki, Kousuke Ohtake, Kenji Aoyagi, Yoichiro Shimazaki, Tazrow Murayama
Visual Designers: Akihisa Yoshimura, Hiroki Takahashi
Skill Animators: Yoshinori Asakura, Tazrow Murayama, Yoichiro Shimazaki, Kenji Takaoka
Additional Skill Animators: Toshiaki Tamura, Ryo Kato, Hiroya Tamura, Takehiro Ohkawa
Wrestler Designer: Kenji Takaoka
Wrestler Graphics: Ryo Kato, Yoichiro Shimazaki, Kenji Aoyagi
Background Designer: Hiroya Tamura
Information Graphics: Masaharu Omi, Ryo Kato
Font Designer: Masaharu Omi
Opening Graphics: Hiroya Tamura
Graphic Consultant: Toshiyuki Ohhashi, Naozumi Yamaguchi
Graphic Helpers: Naozumi Yamaguchi, Masami Yamagishi, Makoto Kawamoto
Composers: Masamichi Yamazaki, Chiyomaru Shikura, Yukie Sugawara, Shintaro Jyocha
Foley: Masamichi Yamazaki
Publicity: Kazuyuki Kumagai
Sales Promoter: Yukiyasu Ichizaki
Assistant Sales Promoter: Sou Haneishi
Press Agent: Hisayo Yoshihara, Satoru Endo, Junichi Aratake, Real International
Title Designers: Yasuhiro Kimura, Sohhei Ohshiba
Package Illustration by: Yukihiro Makino
Package and Manual by: Yasuyuki Nakamura, Goichi Suda
Manual Illustration by: Naozumi Yamaguchi, Sapporo Visual Center
Skill Editors: Takayuki Tsuyuzaki, Tatsuro Onora, Toshiyuki Kikuchi, Ryoji Itoh
Test Players: Dr.E.Brown, Takuya Fujimura, Nobuo Saitoh, Kouji Kuwabara, Shiori Koike, Junichi Bucho, Kenzi Sugiura, Kenji Shimizu, Toshikazu Tozawa, Kouji Hiraki, Yukie Numata, Takuma Kurata, Satoru Itoh, Norimasa Higaki, Kenji Kimura, Yutaka Ohta, Takahiro Uchiyama, Yoshikazu Harada, Yurie Ishibe, Mika Mishima, Naori Hiraki, Hiroki Tajima
Quality Assurance: Shinji Akagawa, Shigeaki Nezu, Hiroshi Tamura, Tomonori Koike, Hifumi Kouno, Keita Kimura, Keisuke Itoh, Masayuki Fujita
Cooperation by: Marquee International Japan Champion
Special Thanks: Masato Masuda, Teruyuki Yoneyama, Masafumi Ohmura, Hideki Iwashita, Kazuyuki Kumagai, Hideaki Sasagawa, Hideaki Kimura, Yasuko Terada, Takayuki Tsuyuzaki
Supervisor: Fumihiko Saito
Directed by: Goichi Suda

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on April 16, 2015