Shining Tears

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Shining Tears
System(s): PlayStation 2
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Supporting companies:
Genre: RPG

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sony PlayStation 2
JP
¥6,800 (7,140)6,800 (7,140)[2] SLPM-65773
CERO: Free
Sony PlayStation 2
JP
(The Best)
¥2,800 (2,940)2,800 (2,940)[3] SLPM-74218
CERO: Free
Sony PlayStation 2
US
$39.9939.99[1] SLUS-21063
ESRB: Teen
Sony PlayStation 2
KR
KMRB: 12
Sony PlayStation 2
KR
(BigHit)
GRB: 12
Sony PlayStation 2
AS
SLAJ-25056

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Shining Tears (シャイニング・ティアーズ) is an entry in the Shining series of games. It was released exclusively for the PlayStation 2 in 2004.

Production credits

  • Original World Concept, Coordinating Producer: Tsuyoshi Sawada
  • Main Character Design: Tony
  • Enemy Character Design:
  • Game Development: NEXTECH
  • Game Producer: Katsuji Aoyama, Yoshitaka Maki
  • Director: Daisuke Tajima
  • Game Design: Fumio Shimoyama
  • Story: Tokuji Komine
  • Main Programmer: Yasunori Gotoh
  • Programmers: Daisuke Haga, Hayato Ikeda, Shin Ishida, Hiroyuki Horita
  • Design: Ken Sasaki, Yoshikazu Yamaki
  • Script: Masayuki Ishikawa, Teppei Suzuki, Tetsuo Nakagawa, Kotoe Miyake
  • Sound: Kaoru Okada, Takuya Yokota
  • Art Director: Yoshiki Ito
  • Associate Art Director: Yukari Miki
  • Art Creation: Chie Ohta
  • Artists: Yusuke Tsubouchi, Kazuhiro Nagata, Susumu Higashitsuji, Takafumi Nakata, Sayaka Yamada, Akira Okamoto, Masaru Minokawa
  • Effects: Kenji Demura, Tomohjiro Ohnuki
  • 2D Graphics: Nozomi Ohtawa, Makiko Takahasi, Takahide Saitoh
  • Animators: Masato Sekiguchi, Kohei Takahashi, Shigeru Komatsuzaki, Jiro Yagi
  • Character Producer: Shusaku Chamoto
  • Character Directors: Shimmei Kawahara, Syozi Okada
  • Animators: Yoshiki Hanawa, Yurika Ohashi, Takeo Niikura, Toshiyuki Kuroia, Miho Obara, Koichi Tsumori, Hiroki Morikawa, Nobuyoshi Satoh, Hiromi Tabuchi, Katsuo Sano, Takeshi Kuromori, Manabu Takahashi, Kazue Tsukamoto, Naho Shimoyama
  • Character Production Assistant: Kenichi Yamada
  • Background Scenery Producer: Koji Takeuchi
  • Background Production Manager: Osamu Taniguchi
  • Background Scenery Directors: Yukihiro Yokoyama, Mari Tanaka
  • Backgrounds: Miwako Hashimoto, Iring Sha, Yasuhiro Yamane, Hiroshi Nitta, Ayumi Shimazu, Hanae Baba, Hiromi Kawashima, Seiji Sugawara
  • Character Portraits: Hiroshi Nagahama, Takao Maki
  • Character Portrait Cleanup: Yutaka Sakamoto
  • Character Portrait CG: Siji Ito
  • Animation:
    • PALM STUDIO:
      • Storyboard Direction: Akitoshi Yokoyama
      • Character Design Art Director: Masashi Okumura
      • Original Artwork:' Gousei Oda, Takao Maki, Shigeru Kimishima, Hiroshi Masuda, Kouichi Arai, Hiroshi Shimizu, Masahiro Andoh, Mariko Aoki, Satoru Minoshima, Kazuya Saiutoh
      • Additional Artwork: Kumiko Ohtani, Reina Igawa, Kiyoshi Nouchi, Mitsunori Murata, Tomoko Fuki
      • Video: Kumiko Ohtani, Ritsuko Shiina, ANIME TOROTORO, STUDIO TAKURANKE
      • Art: Mutsuo Koseki, Kazuo Oga, Katsu Nozaki, Masanori Kikuchi
      • Finishing: VENET
      • Photography: ASAHI PRODUCTION
      • Director of Photography: Eiji Tsuchida
  • Ending Animation:
    • Ending Art Continuity: Akitoshi Yokoyama
    • Ending Direction: Toshiyasu Kokawa
    • Ending Artwork: Kouichi Arai, Takao Maki
    • Photography: BUYU
    • Animation Producer: Katsumi Yamaguchi
    • Project Management: Masahiro Kameya
    • Production Manager: Jun Hirata, Kayoko Taguchi
  • Marketing Director: Toyohisa Hiwatari
  • Publicity: Tomoni Kiyono
  • Promotion: Ken Ohsaki
  • Sales Promotion: Yoko Fukazawa, Tohru Yasuda, Takehiro Yoshida
  • Advertising Scene Director: Ikuo Ishizaka
  • Marketing Research: Naofumi Shioya, Noriko Hashimoto, Yoriaki Toraiwa
  • Packaging and Manual Direction: Yoshihiro Sakuta, Hisakazu Nakagawa, Satoru Ishigami, Colin Restall
  • QA Testing: Junichi Shimizu, Akira Nishikawa, Akira Teresawa, Akinobu Koechi, Satoshi Yamagata, Sou Ishida, Shinya Nagaoka, Daisuke Suzuki
  • Gameplay Balancing:
    • SARUGAKUCHOU: Tohru Hashimoto, Naoya Kojima, Atsuhito Watanabem Eiko Kawakubo, Makoto Kohatsu, Daisuke Toda
  • Supervisor: Kazuhiko Yoshida
  • Production Cooperation: Youichi Shimosato
  • Special Thanks: Yukio Sugino, Hiroyuki Miyazaki, Junichirou Takahashi, Masaya Konya, Masaaki Yamada, Akihiko Etori, Fumitaka Shibata, Hiroshi Murasaki, Kazuhiko Yamada, Hideaki Ohta, Yuichiro Kubo, Shinichi Kobori (GEN), Miho Sugawara (GEN), Hirotsugu Kawasaki, Ipponbaba Nanzan
Source:
In-game credits

Magazine articles

Main article: Shining Tears/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Merchandise

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
62
[5]
Play (US) NTSC-U
65
[6]
Sony PlayStation 2
63
Based on
2 reviews

Shining Tears

PlayStation 2, US
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Disc
PlayStation 2, JP
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Cover
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Disc
PlayStation 2, JP (PS2 the Best)
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Disc
PlayStation 2, AS
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PlayStation 2, KR
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PlayStation 2, KR (Big Hit)
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Cover

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sony PlayStation 2
 ?
CRC32 abe1a57e
MD5 ec9efb2db13a5554492e6d21e3df078e
SHA-1 0b5f38fa9c47ef6abbf8e4681c6b9e497bcd65f0
1,680,670,720 DVD-ROM (JP) SLPM-65773 / SLPM-74218 (V1.01)
Sony PlayStation 2
 ?
CRC32 01dc8f57
MD5 14ca2902af3f79213e677f45650464b2
SHA-1 04c700b81ae4db68b8032ac328102b0c7219cd1e
1,573,158,912 DVD-ROM (US) SLUS-21063 (V1.00)
Sony PlayStation 2
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
2004-10-20 DVD-R Page

External links

References


Shining Tears

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Main page | Comparisons | Magazine articles | Reception


Books: Shining Tears Saikyou Kishidan Ikusei Guide (2004) | Shining Tears Final Complete Guide (2004) | Shining Tears Official Strategy Guide (2005)
Music: Shining Tears (2004) | Shining Tears Music Collection (2005)

Prereleases:
Sony PlayStation 2
Prototypes: 2004-10-20



Shining series of games
Sega Mega Drive
Shining in the Darkness (1991) | Shining Force (1992) | Shining Force II (1993)
Sega Game Gear
Shining Force Gaiden: Ensei Jashin no Kuni e (1992) | Shining Force: The Sword of Hajya (1993) | Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict (1995)
Sega Mega-CD
Shining Force CD (1994)
Sega Saturn
Shining Wisdom (1995) | Shining the Holy Ark (1996) | Shining Force III (Scenario 2, 3, Premium Disc) (1997-1998)
Game Boy Advance
Shining Soul (2002) | Shining Soul II (2003) | Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon (2004)
Sony PlayStation 2
Shining Tears (2004) | Shining Force Neo (2005) | Shining Force EXA (2007) | Shining Wind (2007)
Mobile phone
Shining Road to the Force (2005) | Shining Force Chronicle I (2005) | Shining Force Chronicle II (2005) | Shining Force Chronicle III (2006) | Shining Road II (2006) | Shining Wind X (2008) | SFCE Tokei (2012)
Windows PC
Shining Tears Material Collection (2006) | Shining Wind Fan Fest (2009)
Nintendo DS
Shining Force Feather (2009)
Arcade
Shining Force Cross (2009) | Shining Force Cross Raid (2010) | Shining Force Cross Elysion (2012) | Shining Force Cross Exlesia (2013) | Shining Force Cross Exlesia Zenith (2014) | Blade Arcus from Shining (2014)
Sony PlayStation Portable
Shining Hearts (2010) | Shining Blade (2012) | Shining Ark (2013)
Sony PlayStation 3
Shining Resonance (2014) | Blade Arcus from Shining EX (2015)
Sony PlayStation 4
Blade Arcus from Shining EX (2015) | Shining Resonance Refrain (2018)
iOS
Google Android OS
Shining Force Classics (2018) | Shining Force: Hero of Light and Darkness (2022)
World
Strategy games: Gameplay | Items | Accessories | Weapons | Magic
Shining related media
Albums
Sound Story of Shining and the Darkness (1991) | Shining Force Special Sound CD (1992) | Symphonic Suite Shining Force II (1993) | Symphonic Suite the Another Story of Shining Force (1994) | Shining Wisdom (1995) | Shining the Holy Ark Original Soundtrack (1996) | Shining Force III Original Soundtrack (1998) | Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon Original Sound Tracks (2004) | Shining Tears (2004) | Shining Force Neo Music Collection (2005) | Shining Theme Music Shiro SAGISU Collection (2005) | Shining Tears Music Collection (2005) | Shining Force EXA Music Collection (2007) | Shining Wind Music Collection (2007) | Shining Tears X Wind Original Soundtrack (2007) | Shining Force Feather Soundtrack (2009) | Shining Hearts Kaizoku Hihou Fan Disc (2010) | Shining Force Cross Raid Original Sound Track (2011) | Shining Hearts Original Soundtrack (2011) | Shining Blade Haru no Shin Seikatsu Ouen Fan Disc (2012) | Shining Blade Character Song Album (2012) | Shining Ark Tenshi no Fandisc (2013) | Shining Force Cross Original Sound Track (2014) | Shining Resonance Music Collection (2015)
Audiobooks
Shining Tears Drama CD Vol. 1 Dark Side: Memories and departure (2006) | Shining Tears Drama CD Vol. 2 Light Side: Yuushatei Hanjouki (2006) | Shining Wind Drama CD Vol. 1 (2007) | Shining Wind Drama CD Vol. 2 (2008) | Shining Force EXA Drama CD (2008) | Shining Wind Drama CD Vol. 3 (2008) | Shining Wind Drama CD Vol. 4 (2009) | Drama CD Shining Force Feather (2009) | Drama CD Shining Hearts (2011)
Books
Guide book: Shining and the Darkness Koushiki Guide Book (1991) | Shining Force Kanzen Kouryaku Guide (1992) | Shining Force Battle Guide (1993) | Shining Force II: Inishie no Fuuin Game Guide Book (1993) | Shining Force CD Koushiki Guide Book (1994) | Shining Wisdom Koushiki Guide Book (1995) | Shining the Holy Ark Koushiki Guide Book (1996) | Shining Force III Scenario 1: Outo no Kyoshin Official Guide (1997) | Shining Force III Scenario 1: Outo no Kyoshin Perfect Navi (1998) | Shining Force III Scenario 2: Nerawareta Miko Official Guide (1998) | Shining Force III Scenario 2: Nerawareta Miko Perfect Navi (1998) | Shining Force III Scenario 3: Hyouheki no Jashinguu Perfect Navi (1998) | Shining Force III Koushiki Settei Shiryoushuu (1999) | Shining Soul Kanzen Kouryaku Guide (2002) | Shining Force: Kuroki Ryuu no Fukkatsu Final Complete Guide (2004) | Shining Tears Final Complete Guide (2004) | Shining Tears Saikyou Kishidan Ikusei Guide (2004) | Shining Tears Official Strategy Guide (2005) | Shining Force Neo Force Master Ikusei Guide (2005) | Shining Force Neo Final Complete Guide (2005) | Shining Force Neo Official Strategy Guide (2005) | Shining Force EXA: The Master Guide‎ (2007) | Shining Force EXA Official Strategy Guide (2007) | Shining Force EXA Final Complete Guide (2007) | Shining Wind Saisoku Guide Book (2007) | Shining Wind Final Complete Guide (2007) | Shining Tears X Wind Original Soundtrack (2007) | Shining Force Feather: The Master Guide‎ (2009) | Shining Force Feather Complete Guide (2009) | Shining Hearts Saisoku Guide Book (2010) | Shining Hearts Complete Guide (2011) | Shining Force Cross Raid Guide Book 1st (2011) | Shining Force Cross Raid Guide Book 2nd (2011) | Shining Blade First Blader's Guide (2012) | Shining Blade Complete Guide (2012) | Shining Force Cross Settei Shiryoushuu (2012) | Shining Ark Complete Guide (2013) | Shining Blade & Ark Visual Settei Shiryoushuu (2013)
Art book: Works for Shining the Holy Ark (1996) | Shining Force III Koushiki Settei Shiryoushuu (1999) | Shining Force EXA Visual Settei Shiryoushuu (2007) | Shining Force Feather Visual Settei Shiryoushuu (2009) | Shining Hearts Visual Settei Shiryoushuu (2011)
Unsorted: Shining and the Darkness Kouryakuhon (xxxx) | Shining Force: Kamigami no Isan Hisshou Kouryaku-hou (xxxx) | Shining Force Kouryaku no Tebiki (xxxx) | Shining Force II Inishie no Fuuin Hisshou Kouryaku-hou (xxxx) | Shining Force II Inishie no Fuuin Kouryaku no Tebiki (xxxx) | Shining Force Gaiden Final Conflict Hisshou Kouryaku-hou (xxxx) | Shining Force Gaiden & Gaiden II Hisshou Kouryaku-hou (xxxx) | Tony's Artworks from Shining Worlds (xxxx)
Film
Shining Tears X Wind (2007) | Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan (2010)
Toys
Weiß Schwarz Shining Force EXA TCG (2009)