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Skull Fang: Kuuga Gaiden
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Data East
Developer:
Original system(s): Arcade boards
Developer(s) of original games: Data East
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (13 tracks)
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up






























Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,800 T-1311G

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Skull Fang: Kuuga Gaiden (スカルファング ~空牙外伝~) (called just Skull Fang overseas) is a 1996 game by Data East in the Kuuga series, which started with Vapor Trail. It was ported to the Sega Saturn in 1997 exclusively in Japan.

Production credits

  • Project Manager: Koji Jinbo
  • Project Leader: Minoru Sano
  • Software Design & Production Support: Wataru Iida, Ichikawa, Masaou Tomosawa
  • Hardware Design: Masao, Shingo Mitsui
  • Pixel Art Works: Hiroshi Tamawashi, Seiji Satoh, Yoshinari Kaihou, Tomoyuki Arakawa
  • Opening Movie Works: Hiroshi Tamawashi
  • Design Works: Hironori Kobayashi, Hiroshi Koga, Hiroshi Tamawashi, Seiji Satoh
  • Sound design: Maro
  • Character voice
    • Arts Vision: Kan Tokumaru, Nobuyuki Hiyama, Isshin Chiba, Konami Yoshida, Michiko Neya
    • Data East: Steve Miller
  • Market Research & Adviser: Makoto Nagao, Hitoshi Kitazume
  • Marketing & Promotion: S.P.Ohshima, Tomohiro Ebi, Yasuo Sogajima
  • Technical Support: Tomoo Adachi, Shinichi Suzuki
  • Character Voice Support: Arts Vision
  • English Support: Steve Miller
  • Planning & Direction: Hironori Kobayashi
  • Produce: Data East Corp.
Source: In-game credits[1]
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  • Producer: Minoru Sano
  • Director: Toshiyuki Kajiwara
  • Additional CG Works: Hiroshi Tamawashi, Kouji Tomura
  • Opening Movie Works: Hiroshi Tamawashi
  • Software Convert: Wolfgang Schmidt, Naoto Takahashi, Shigeichi Suzuki, Masateru Kimoto, Kenji Yoshioka, Tatsuya Yano
  • Graphics Convert: Toshimi Inaba, Kouji Ueda, Kouji Iida
  • Sound Convert: Maro (Gamadelic), Koremasa
  • Character voice
    • Captain: Kan Tokumaru
    • Hawk: Nobuyuki Hiyama
    • Raven: Isshin Chiba
    • Sparrow: Konami Yoshida
    • Crane: Michiko Neya
  • Character Voice Support: Arts Vision
  • Software Support: Kei Ichikawa, Masaou Tomosawa, Nozomu Fujita, Hirofumi Matsumoto
  • Special Thanks: Hironori Kobayashi, Akihisa Suwa, Monoru Kosaka, Kazunori Kosugi, Hiroyuki Tsutsumi, Hiromichi Nakamoto, Yoshihiro Yamamoto, Seylen & Debuggers
  • Presented by: Data East Corp.
Source: In-game credits[2]

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Magazine articles

Main article: Skull Fang: Kuuga Gaiden/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

SkullFang Saturn JP Flyer.pdf

PDF
Flyer

SSM JP 19970613 1997-19.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1997-19: "1997-19 (1997-06-13)" (1997-05-30)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
58 №442, p33
57 [3]
61 [4]
Sega Saturn
59
Based on
3 reviews

Saturn, JP
SkullFang Saturn JP Box Back.jpgSkullFang Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
SkullFang Saturn JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
SkullFang Saturn JP Disc.jpg
Disc

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
459,155,088 1997-04-17 CD-ROM (JP) T-1311G V1.001

Track list


1. (Data track)


2. SPIRIT OF FANG - Gouga - (02:02) 
JP: SPIRIT of FANG - 轟牙 -
From: SELECT BGM
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


3. SKULL FANG - Gaiga (03:02) 
JP: SKULL FANG - 骸牙 -
From: STAGE BGM 1
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


4. SONIC DIVER - Shippuu - (03:03) 
JP: SONIC DIVER - 疾風 -
From: STAGE BGM 2
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


5. AIR ASSAULT - Jinrai - (03:03) 
JP: AIR ASSAULT - 迅雷 -
From: STAGE BGM 3
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


6. FLAMING ARROW - Kyoui - (04:02) 
JP: FLAMING ARROW - 脅威 -
From: BOSS BGM 1
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


7. OVER BOOST - Houkou - (05:04) 
JP: OVER BOOST - 咆哮 -
From: BOSS BGM 2
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


8. Bloody Road (04:34) 
From: Kuuga Boss BGM
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


9. Vapor Trail (03:13) 
From: Kuuga Stage BGM
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


10. Slaughter Machine - Hakai - (04:06) 
JP: Slaughter Machine“破壊”
From: Wolf Fang Boss BGM
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


11. MISSION CLEAR (00:08) 
From: CLEAR BGM
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


12. THE SUNBURST - Gaika - (02:43) 
JP: THE SUNBURST - 凱歌 -
From: ENDING
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


13. DEATH SCYTHE - Kuchita tsubasa - (00:12) 
JP: DEATH SCYTHE - 朽ちた翼 -
From: GAME OVER
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)


14. Requiem (01:48) 
From: Extra Mode Ending
Composed by: Hiroaki Yoshida (MARO)
Running time: 37:00

Extra content

This game has an extra content which can be viewed when accessing the disc on a PC.

Folder / File Type Size description
ABS.TXT TXT (Abstract) 319 About this game.
BIB.TXT TXT (Bibliographiced) 51 About original game
CPY.TXT TXT (Copyright) 46 Copyright


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