Kabuki-Z © 1988 Taito Corporation.
Control a samurai on 5 levels of slashing bloody action featuring a 'fatality' on each level's boss.
Prom Stickers: B50
Main CPU: (3x) Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)
Sound Chips: YM2203 (@ 3 Mhz), DAC
Screen Orientation: Horizontal
Video Resolution: 256 x 224 Pixels
Screen Refresh: 59.15 Hz
Palette Colors: 512
Control: 8-Way Joystick
=> Slash, Defend
Kabuki-Z was released in August 1988.
Developed by: Kaneko
Main Designer: Hiroshi Kaneko
Character Designers: Ayako Funatsu, Tokuhisa Tagima, Keisuke Matsuoka, Akiko Kuratan, Toshiko Okimoto, Junko Yazaki, Yuuko Mabuchi, Chiharu Takekoshi, Sadam Fuzihira, Hidefumi Ichikawa
Music & Effects: Tatsuya Watanabe
Sound Enginnier: Seiichi Aizu
Main Programmer: Nobuyuki Narita
Sub Programmer: Hidemi Hamada
Special Thanks: Hiroshi Kikuchi
This game was supposed to be ported on Megadrive under the name "Tenkuu Retsuden Musashi" (translates from Japanese as 'Tales of heaven'), by Kaneko. 'Musashi' is the name of a legendary samurai, it then means a great warrior. The port was cancelled.
See goodies section.