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Lunar: Eternal Blue
Publisher: Game Arts
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega-CD
Genre: RPG































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega-CD
JP
¥9,800 T-45074
Sega Mega-CD
US
$59.99[1] T-127045



Lunar: Eternal Blue (ルナ エターナルブルー) is the sequel to Game Arts's 1992 RPG Lunar: The Silver Star, first released on the Sega Mega-CD in 1994. As with the first game, Working Designs was responsible for translating this one, and (like its prequel) it was later remade as Lunar 2 Eternal Blue on various platforms including the Sega Saturn.

Story

Characters

  • Hiro
  • Lucia
  • Ruby
  • Ronfar
  • Jean
  • Lemina
  • Lunn (Rainus in Japan)
  • Mauri
  • Leo
  • Borgan
  • Nall
  • Luna/Althena
  • Ghaleon
  • Zophar

Production credits

Japanese version

  • Director / Program Director: Hiroyuki Koyama
  • Original Story / Scenario Director: Kei Shigema
  • Character Design / Animation Director / Layout Book / Screenplay: Toshiyuki Kubooka
  • Graphics Director: Masatoshi Azumi
  • System Program / Chief Programmer: Naozumi Honma
  • Main Scenario: Takashi Hino
  • Visual Director / Sounds Supervisor / Screenplay: Toshio Akashi (Ikusabune)
  • Design Works: Hajime Satoh
  • Music Director: Isao Mizoguchi (Two Five)
  • Battle Program: Masao Ishikawa
  • Interface, Battle Design / Magic Effects / Monster Coordination: Masayuki Shimada
  • Battle, Dungeon Coordination / Chief Editor: Hiroatsu Ohkubo
  • Assistants: Yoshiyasu Ohkawara, Keisuke Watanabe, Mitsuru Hashimoto
  • Map Construction / Scenario Program: Osamu Harada, Ari Kamijo
  • Scenario: Kei Shigema, Naoko Kawahara, Ryousirow Hasukawa
  • Character Demo Program: Hiroaki Okabe, Naoki Kudoh
  • Image Boards: Hajime Satoh, Mahiro Maeda, Toshihiro Nukiyama
  • Graphics: Masatoshi Azumi, Meiko Wada, Mitsuru Kohno, Kazuteru Sugaya, Gow Suzuki (Vanguard), Goh Sugiyama (Vanguard), Touru Yamazaki (Vanguard), Tadao Mizuno, Yuki Igarashi (Jam), Naoko Sakurada (Jam), Masanori Itoh (Jam), Atsushi Yamaguchi (Jam)
  • Field Map Design: Sadao Kobayashi
  • Monster Graphics Design: Kohji Yokota
  • Management: Makoto Matsuoka, Shigehiro Tagawa
  • Key Animation: Toshiyuki Kubooka, Masami Ozone, Atsushi Tsukamoto, Masahiko Ohkura, Atsushi Takeuchi, Hidetoshi Yoshida, Yuji Takahashi, Hiroshi Yoneda, Eiji Inoue, Masaaki Nishida, Toshihiro Nukiyama, Junichiroh Saitoh
  • Between Animation: Susumu Banba, Satoshi Oshiki, Satoshi Yoshida, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Studio Deen
  • Opening, Ending Animation Editor: Shinya Fujita
  • Demo Animation Chief Editor: Masahiko Ikeya
  • Demo Animation Program: Hiroyuki Koyama, Hideki Kanai
  • Animation Graphics / Painting: Masahiko Ikeya, Shinya Fujita, Yasuhiro Kondoh, Kentaroh Yokokawa, Motomi Kajiwara, Singo Hayakawa, Kazuya Suzuki, Isamu Ikeda, Risa Mochizuki, Takayuki Hiramatsu, Naoyuki Hitomi, Bell (M.P.Run), Emi Miwa (Bits), Masahiko Koyama
  • Original Score / Lyrics: Noriyuki Iwadare (Two Five), Isao Mizoguchi (Two Five)
  • Arrangement: Kenichi Ookuma (Two Five)
  • Sound Engineering / Chief Engineer: Ari Kamijo
  • Engineer: Takahiro Nishi, Akio Matsuda
  • Publisity Management: Toshiyuki Uchida, Masayuki Shimada
  • Art Works: Mariko Uemura
  • Manual: Masayuki Shimada
  • Sales Management: Toshiyuki Uchida, Rika Okabe, Youhei Ogawa
  • Supervisor: Kazutoyo Ishii
  • Executive Producer / General Director: Youichi Miyaji
  • Original Planning: Studio Alex
  • Presented by: Game Arts
Source: In-game credits



  • Cast
    • Hiero: Hikaru Midorikawa
    • Lucier: Chisa Yokoyama
    • Ruby: Kumiko Nishihara
    • Jean: Aya Hisakawa
    • Rong-fa: Ryoutarou Okiayu
    • Remiena: Megumi Hayasibara
    • Rainus: Kohji Yada
    • Mauli: Kumiko Watanabe
    • Leo: Sinichirou Ota
    • Bawgan: Daisuke Gouri
    • Nall: Rika Matsumoto
    • Luhna / Althena: Kikuko Inoue
    • Ghaleon: Rokurou Naya
    • Zone・Pharaoh: Iemasa Kayumi
  • Director / Program Director: Hiroyuki Koyama
  • Original Story / Scenario Director: Kei Shigema
  • Character Design / Animation Director / Layout Book / Screenplay: Toshiyuki Kubooka
  • Graphics Director: Masatoshi Azumi
  • System Program / Chief Programmer: Naozumi (Kuma) Honma
  • Main Scenario: Takashi Hino
  • Visual Director / Sounds Supervisor / Screenplay: Toshio Akashi (Ikusabune)
  • Design Works: Hajime Satoh
  • Music Director: Isao Mizoguchi (Two Five)
  • Interface, Battle Design / Magic Effects / Monster Coordination: Masayuki Shimada
  • Battle Program: Masao (Mikey) Ishikawa
  • Battle, Dungeon Coordination / Chief Editor: Hiroatu (Daddy) Ohkubo
  • Assistants: Yoshiyasu Ohkawara, Keisuke Watanabe, Mitsuru Hashimoto
  • Map Construction / Scenario Program: Osamu Harada, Ari Kamijo
  • Scenario: Kei Shigema, Naoko Kawahara, Ryousirow Hasukawa
  • Character Demo Program: Hiroaki Okabe, Naoki (Eddie) Kudoh
  • Image Boards: Hajime Satoh, Mahiro Maeda, Toshihiro Nukiyama
  • Graphics: Masatoshi Azumi, Meiko (Tⓐn) Wada, Mitsuru Kohno, Kazuteru Sugaya, Gow Suzuki (Vanguard), Goh Sugiyama (Vanguard), Touru Yamazaki (Vanguard), Atsushi Yamaguchi (Jam), Yuki Igarashi (Jam), Naoko Sakurada (Jam), Masanori Itoh (Jam), Tadao Mizuno
  • Field Map Design: Sadao Kobayashi
  • Monster Graphics Design: Kohji Yokota
  • Management: Makoto Matsuoka, Shigehiro Tagawa
  • Key Animation: Toshiyuki Kubooka, Masami Ozone, Atsushi Tsukamoto, Masahiko Ohkura, Atsushi Takeuchi, Hidetoshi Yoshida, Yuji Takahashi, Hiroshi Yoneda, Eiji Inoue, Masaaki Nishida, Toshihiro Nukiyama, Junichiroh Saitoh
  • Between Animation: Susumu Banba, Satoshi Oshiki, Satoshi Yoshida, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Studio Deen
  • Opening, Ending Animation Editor: Shinya Fujita
  • Demo Animation Chief Editor: Masahiko Ikeya
  • Demo Animation Program: Hiroyuki Koyama, Hideki Kanai
  • Animation Graphics / Painting: Masahiko Ikeya, Shinya Fujita, Yasuhiro Kondoh, Kentaroh Yokokawa, Motomi Kajiwara, Singo Hayakawa, Kazuya Suzuki, Isamu Ikeda, Risa Mochizuki, Takayuki Hiramatsu, Naoyuki Hitomi, Bell (M.P.Run), Emi Miwa (Bits Laboratory), Masahiko Koyama
  • Original Score / Lyrics: Noriyuki Iwadare (Two Five), Isao Mizoguchi (Two Five)
  • Arrangement: Kenichi Ookuma (Two Five)
  • Sound Engineering / Chief Engineer: Ari Kamijo
  • Engineer: Takahiro Nishi, Akio Matsuda
  • Special Thanks to: Akari Funato, Comic Dragon (Fujimishobo), Beep! Mega Drive (Soft Bank), Mega Drive Fan (Tokuma Shoten Intermedia), Lunar Eternal Blue "Prelude" Music CD (Youmex/Toshiba EMI)
  • Publisity Management: Toshiyuki Uchida, Masayuki Shimada
  • Art Works: Mariko Uemura
  • Manual: Masayuki Shimada
  • Sales Management: Toshiyuki Uchida, Rika Okabe, Youhei Ogawa
  • Supervisor: Kazutoyo Ishii
  • Executive Producer / General Director: Youichi Miyaji
  • Original Planning: Studio Alex
  • Presented by: Game Arts
Source: In-game credits (Epilogue)


Overseas version

USA Production Staff
  • Director: Victor Ireland
  • Translation: Akiko Skjellerup, Victor Ireland, Don Shirley
  • Sound Engineer: Bill Staeck
  • Music Composition: Bill King
  • Additional Artwork: Bill Ulch
  • "Eternal Blue"
Japan Production Staff
  • Director / Program Director: Hiroyuki Koyama
  • Original Story / Scenario Director: Kei Shigema
  • Character Design / Animation Director / Story Boards / Screenplay: Toshiyuki Kubooka
  • Graphics Director: Masatoshi Azumi
  • System Program / Chief Programmer: Naozumi Honma
  • Main Scenario: Takashi Hino
  • Visual Director / Sound Supervisor / Screenplay: Toshio Akashi (Ikusabune)
  • Music Director: Isao Mizoguchi (Two Five)
  • Battle Program: Masao Ishikawa
  • Interface, Battle Design / Magic Effects / Monster Coordination: Masayuki Shimada
  • Battle, Dungeon Coordination / Chief Editor: Hiroatsu Ohkubo
  • Assistants: Yoshiyasu Ohkawara, Keisuke Watanabe, Mitsuru Hashimoto
  • Map Construction / Scenario Program: Osamu Harada, Ari Kamijo
  • Scenario: Kei Shigema, Naoko Kawahara, Ryousirow Hasukawa
  • Character Demo Program: Hiroaki Okabe, Naoki Kudoh
  • Image Boards: Hajime Satoh, Mahiro Maeda, Toshihiro Nukiyama
  • Graphics: Masatoshi Azumi, Meiko Wada, Mitsuru Kohno, Kazuteru Sugaya, Gow Suzuki (Vanguard), Coh Sugiyama (Vanguard), Touru Yamazaki (Vanguard), Tadao Mizuno, Yuki Igarashi (Jam), Masanori Itoh (Jam), Atsushi Yamaguchi (Jam)
  • Field Map Design: Sadao Kobayashi
  • Monster Graphics Design: Kohji Yokota
  • Management: Makoto Matsuoka, Sigehiro Tagawa
  • Key Animation: Toshiyuki Kubooka, Masami Ozone, Atsushi Tsukamoto, Masahiko Ohkura, Atsushi Takeuchi, Hidetoshi Yoshida, Yuji Takahashi, Hiroshi Yoneda, Eiji Inoue, Masaaki Nishida, Toshihiro Nukiyama, Junichiroh Saitoh
  • Between Animation: Susumu Banba, Satoshi Oshiki, Satoshi Yoshida, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Studio Deen
  • Opening, Ending Animation Editor: Shinya Hujita
  • Demo Animation Chief Editor: Masahiko Ikeya
  • Demo Animation Program: Hiroyuki Koyama, Hideki Kanai
  • Animation Graphics / Painting: Masahiko Ikeya, Shinya Hujita, Yasuhiro Kondoh, Kentaroh Yokokawa, Motomi Kajiwara, Shingo Hayakawa, Kazuya Suzuki, Isamu Ikeda, Risa Motizuki, Takayuki Hiramatsu, Naoyuki Hitomi, Bell (M.P.Run), Emi Miwa (Bits), Masahiko Koyama
  • Original Score / Lyrics: Noriyuki Iwadare (Two Five), Isao Mizoguchi (Two Five)
  • Arrangement: Kenichi Ookuma (Two Five)
  • Sound Engineering / Chief Engineer: Ari Kamijo
  • Engineer: Takahiro Nishi, Akio Matsuda
  • Supervisor: Kazutoyo Ishii
  • Executive Producer / General Director: Youichi Miyaji
  • Original Story / Program: Game Arts/Studio Alex
  • Presented by: Working Designs
Source: In-game credits



  • Cast
    • Hiro: Mark Zempel
    • Lucia: Kelly Weaver
    • Ruby: Jennifer Stigile
    • Ronfar: Ned Schuft
    • Jean: Jennifer Stigile
    • Lemina: Kathy Emma
    • Lunn: Blake Dorsey
    • Mauri: Emmunah Hauser
    • Leo: Ty Webb
    • Borgan: Dean Williams
    • Nall: Jonathan Esses
    • Luna / Althena: Rhonda Gibson
    • Ghaleon: John Truitt
    • Zophar: T. Owen Smith
USA Production Staff
  • Director: Victor Ireland
  • Translation: Akiko Skjellerup, Victor Ireland, Don Shirley
  • Additional Artwork: Bill Ulch
  • "Lucia's Theme"
  • Sound Engineer: Bill Staeck
  • Additional Music Composition: Bill King
  • Manual Design / Layout: Don Shirley, Victor Ireland
  • Moral Support: Cindy Lea, Broderick James
  • Continuity: Don Shirley, Bonnie Shirley
  • USA Sales Manager: Kelly (Boom Boom) Knight
Japan Production Staff
  • Director / Program Director: Hiroyuki Koyama
  • Original Story / Scenario Director: Kei Shigema
  • Character Design / Animation Director / Story Boards / Screenplay: Toshiyuki Kubooka
  • Graphics Director: Masatoshi Azumi
  • System Program / Chief Programmer: Naozumi (Kuma) Honma
  • Main Scenario: Takashi Hino
  • Visual Director / Sound Supervisor / Screenplay: Toshio Akashi (Ikusabune)
  • Design Works: Hajime Satoh
  • Music Director: Isao Mizoguchi (Two Five)
  • Interface, Battle Design / Magic FX / Monster Coordination: Masayuki Shimada
  • Battle Program: Masao (Mikey) Ishikawa
  • Battle, Dungeon Coordination / Chief Editor: Hiroatsu (Daddy) Ohkubo
  • Assistants: Yoshiyasu Ohkawara, Keisuke Watanabe, Mitsuru Hashimoto
  • Map Construction / Scenario Program: Osamu Harada, Ari Kamijo
  • Scenario: Kei Shigema, Naoko Kawahara, Ryousirow Hasukawa
  • Character Demo Program: Hiroaki Okabe, Naoki (Eddie) Kudoh
  • Image Boards: Hajime Satoh, Mahiro Maeda, Toshihiro Nukiyama
  • Graphics: Masatoshi Azumi, Meiko (Tⓐn) Wada, Mitsuru Kohno, Kazuteru Sugaya, Gow Suzuki (Vanguard), Coh Sugiyama (Vanguard), Touru Yamazaki (Vanguard), Atsushi Yamaguchi (Jam), Yuki Igarashi (Jam), Naoko Sakurada (Jam), Masanori Itoh (Jam), Tadao Mizuno
  • Field Map Design: Sadao Kobayashi
  • Monster Graphics Design: Kohji Yokota
  • Management: Makoto Matsuoka, Sigehiro Tagawa
  • Principal Animation: Toshiyuki Kubooka, Masami Ozone, Atsushi Tsukamoto, Masahiko Ohkura, Atsushi Takeuchi, Hidetoshi Yoshida, Yuji Takahashi, Hiroshi Yoneda, Eiji Inoue, Masaaki Nishida, Toshihiro Nukiyama, Junichiroh Saitoh
  • Animation Second Unit: Susumu Banba, Satoshi Oshiki, Satoshi Yoshida, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Studio Deen
  • Opening, Ending Animation Editor: Shinya Hujita
  • Demo Animation Chief Editor: Masahiko Ikeya
  • Demo Animation Program: Hiroyuki Koyama, Hideki Kanai
  • Animation Graphics / Painting: Masahiko Ikeya, Shinya Hujita, Yasuhiro Kondoh, Kentaroh Yokokawa, Motomi Kajiwara, Shingo Hayakawa, Kazuya Suzuki, Isamu Ikeda, Risa Motizuki, Takayuki Hiramatsu, Naoyuki Hitomi, Bell (M.P.Run), Emi Miwa (Bits Laboratory), Masahiko Koyama
  • Original Score / Japanese Lyrics: Noriyuki Iwadare (Two Five), Isao Mizoguchi (Two Five)
  • Arrangement: Kenichi Ookuma (Two Five)
  • Sound Engineering / Chief Engineer: Ari Kamijo
  • Engineer: Takahiro Nishi, Akio Matsuda
  • Supervisor: Kazutoyo Ishii
  • Executive Producer / General Director: Youichi Miyaji
  • Original Story / Program: Game Arts/Studio Alex
  • Presented by: Working Designs
Source: In-game credits (Epilogue)


Magazine articles

Main article: Lunar: Eternal Blue/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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GamePlayers US 0807.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Game Players (US) Vol. 8 No. 7 "July 1995" (1995-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • GamePro (US) #73: "August 1995" (1995-xx-xx)[2]
  • EGM² (US) #15: "September 1995" (1995-xx-xx)[3]
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SSM JP 19950301 1995-03.pdfSSM JP 19950301 1995-03.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #3: "March 1995" (1995-02-08)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80
92
90
90 №36, p17/102/103
90 №76, p120[4]
88 №48
90 №44, p29 (international)
Sega Mega-CD
89
Based on
7 reviews

Mega-CD, US
LunarEB MCD US Box Back.jpgLunarEB MCD US Box Front.jpg
Cover
LunarEB MCD US Disc.jpg
Disc
Lunareternalblue mcd us manual.pdf
Manual
Mega-CD, JP
LunarEB MCD JP Box Back.jpgLunarEB MCD JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
LunarEB MCD JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
LunarEB MCD JP Disc.jpg
Disc
LunarEternalBlue MCD JP manual.pdf
Manual
LunarEB MCD JP Disc2.jpg
Premium Disc

References

  1. GamePlayers US 0810.pdf
  2. File:GamePro US 073.pdf, page 61
  3. File:EGM2 US 15.pdf, page 73
  4. File:GamePro US 076.pdf, page 122


Lunar games for Sega systems
Sega Mega-CD
Lunar: The Silver Star (1992) | Lunar: Eternal Blue (1994)
Sega Saturn
Lunar Silver Star Story (1996) | Mahou Gakuen Lunar! (1997) | Lunar 2 Eternal Blue (1998)
Sega Game Gear
Lunar: Sanpo-suru Gakuen (1996)