Tech Romancer

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Tech Romancer
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Capcom (Japan, US), Virgin Interactive (Europe)
Developer:
Peripherals supported: Dreamcast VGA Box, Jump Pack, Dreamcast Arcade Stick, Visual Memory Unit
Genre: Fighting/Taisen Kakutou (対戦格闘)[1][2], Action[3]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥5,800 (6,090)5,800e[2] T-1206M
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Dreamcast
JP
(Matching Service)
¥3,800 (3,990)3,800e[4] T-1232M
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Dreamcast
US
$49.9949.99[6] T-1208N
ESRB: Mature 17+
Sega Dreamcast
EU
T-7009D-50
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
DE
DM 109109[10] T-7009D-50
USK: 12
Sega Dreamcast
FR
T-7009D-50
SELL: 12+
Sega Dreamcast
UK
£39.9939.99[8][9] T-7009D-50
ELSPA: 11+ OK
Sega Dreamcast
AU
FTEC02DCS
OFLC: M15

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Tech Romancer, known as Choukou Senki Kikaioh (超鋼戦紀キカイオー) in Japan, is a 3D fighting game released for the Sega Dreamcast.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English Tech Romancer Tech Romancer
English (US) Tech Romancer Tech Romancer
Japanese 超鋼戦紀キカイオー Choukou Senki Kikaioh

Production credits

  • Produced by: Takashi Shono
  • General Producer: Noritaka Funamizu
  • Executive Producer: Yoshiki Okamoto
  • Original Concept By: Shoji Kawamori
  • Mechanical Design: Kazutaka Miyatake, Shoji Kawamori
  • Design Director: Eizi Shida
  • Initial Character Design: Naoki Fukuda
  • Design Supervisor: Akiman
  • Planners: Eiichiro Sasaki, Ryozo Tsujimoto, Numach, Tobuto Dezaki
  • Programmers: Kohei Akiyama, Chabin 25Gt Turbo, Igossou!! Katsuo, Hero Hero, Kazuo Yamawaki, Fuku2, K.Sometani, Yuichi"Okaz"Kagawa, Meijin, "RYO-PAPA" SHINDOME, Komuu, Omake2Goh, Soji Seta
  • Modeling Design: You Ten Nakano
  • Texture Design: Sayuri Shintani, Shinji Sakashita, S.Kuwajima, INO, Ryota Fujii
  • Motion Design: Shisui, DICK×TSURU, Ken, Masaki Yamanaka, Masayuki Maeda, Eiji Kuratani, Naoki Fukushima, Kenji Mimura, Kei Tokunaga, Yutaka Maruno, Hiroaki Yoshino, You Ten Nakano, Sayuri Shintani, Shinji Sakashita
  • Background: Daisuke Nakagawa, Yoshio Nishimura, Kazumi Teramoto, Yoko Fukumoto, Tamachan, Koji Yamamoto, Megumi Nakagawa, Naoko Niiyama, Takanori Ishikawa
  • Computer Graphic Animation: Koichi Takeda, Kazumi Teramoto
  • Screenplay: Yoshimi Ohnishi, Atsushi Tomita
  • Art Work Design: Sensei, Nezumi Otoko, A.Maejima, Eizi Shida, Kinu Nishimura, Saru
  • Sound Designer: Moe.T -T.Kitamura-, Kappakun -H.Ohno-, Masayoshi Umezu
  • Music Composer: Yuki Iwai
  • Vocal-Opening Theme-: Dokumaru, Anarchy Takapon
  • Recording Engineer: Kazuya Takimoto
  • Voice Actor: Koichi Tochika, Shigeru Nakahara, Yoshino Takamori, Takehito Koyasu, Miki Nagasawa, Michiyo Neya, Daisuke Gouri, Akio Ohtsuka, Shuichi Ikeda, Rica Matsumoto, Mayumi Iizuka, Satomo Kohgori, Ryusei Nakao, Chikao Ohtsuka, Yuji Ueda
  • Title Logo Design: Shoei
  • Instruction Artwork: Sakomizu, Jow-Mino
  • In Cooperation with: Studio Nue
Animation Box
Animation Project Staff
  • Storyboard: Fuminori Kizaki
  • Technical Director: Yusuke Yamamoto
  • Animation Director: Fuzio Suzuki
  • Key Animators: Studio D-Volt, Yoshikazu Samura, Hideki Takahashi, Yuzi Ikeda, Syuzi Sakamoto, Hisashi Ishii, Tomoko Tanaka, Minoru Katagai, Shigeki Kuhara, Suzio Suzuki, Shin Matsuo, Kazuhiko Sibuya, Osamu Horiuchi, Hirofumi Masuda, Masahiro Yamane, Fuminori Kizaki
  • Inbetween Director: Ayako Okamoto
  • Inbetween Animation: Zero-G-Room, Takeshi Ohkoshi, Yoshikazu Satoh, Natsuko Suzuki, Toshiyuki Abe, Akira Takata, Genichirou Kondoh, Naoko Soita, Satoshi Suzuki, Shingo Oda, Keiko Oyama, Tomomi Yamada, Ken Furuya, Miyuki Nagaushi, Chikako Takeuchi
  • Color Styling/Color Key: Takuya Kawami
  • Digital Print: Radix Digital, Yukari Fuziki, Yoshimi Saitoh, Keiko Horio
  • Art Director: Kazuo Ogura
  • Backgrounds: Kusanagi, Ken Arai, Yuzi Kihara, Kenichi Mutoh, Ryouko Niikura, Kazuo Ogura
  • 3Dworks: Yumiko Ohtake
  • Compositiondirector/Editing: Yutaka Nagaushi
  • Production manager: Hiroshi Kudoh, Tetsuya Matsuoka, Tohru Shimose
  • Animation Producer: Atsushi Masaoka, Hiroshi Nomura
  • Director: Hiroshi Negishi, Kikaioh Animation, Task Force
  • Illustration Contest Winners: Kozetsu, Kino-P, Hong Young Jin, Kurokawa Haruki, A-Makoto, N.Kagehi, Etsuo Hijikata, Ichiyasu, Kimmy Kitagawa, Macha-Aki, Rinya Agata, Syu-Cho, Ray Kato, Maruhan, Milky, M-Taka, Giwa-Ti, Kyom, Shin, Eri, Hidekazu Aigase, W-Man, B-Pochi, Yuya Sawaki, Tomekichi Ikenami, M.Y, Kota Yuki, UZN, Akiteru♥Naka, Tamaneko, UME, Hiroyoshi Kohtake, Jun Higure, Daiko Inoue, Sokimere, Tetsu, Miho, Hisatomo Katou, T.K.S, Hikari Kiribuchi
  • Special Thanks: Nakano Tau, Shino Okamura.D.H, Hidenori Shinohara, Chiaki Shirato, Steve Lee, Miki Takano, Erik Suzuki, Shinichiro Wakamatsu, Takuji Mishima, M.Fujita, Blbon, Shinji Utsunomiya, Masateru Nakao, Toshiya Kotani, Naohiro Yamada, Hiroyuki Irie, Naoto Satou, IKA ★ CHAN, Momo-Mo, Hiroshi Nakaya, Marec Yamada, Takayuki Sano, Abu Takemura, Edayan, UJI, Togacchi, And Capcom All Staff
Thank You For Playing.
Source:
In-game credits

Magazine articles

Main article: Tech Romancer/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

VirginE3PressKit TechRomancer UK pr.pdf

PDF
E3 2000 UK press release

VirginE3PressKit TechRomancer FR pr.pdf

PDF
E3 2000 FR press release

VirginE3PressKit TechRomancer DE pr.pdf

PDF
E3 2000 DE press release

VirginE3PressKit TechRomancer SP pr.pdf

PDF
E3 2000 ES press release
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Print advert in GamePro (US) #141: "June 2000" (2000-xx-xx)
also published in:

Artwork

Physical scans

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Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
576 Konzol (HU)
80
[12]
Consoles Max (FR) NTSC-J
70
[13]
Dreamcast Monthly (UK) PAL
50
[14]
DC-UK (UK) PAL
70
[9]
Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel (FR) PAL
70
[15]
Dreamcast Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
70
[16]
Dreamcast Magazine (UK) NTSC-J
82
[17]
Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
90
[8]
Dorimaga (JP) NTSC-J
88
[18]
Dorimaga (JP) NTSC-J
79
[19]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
82
[20]
Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU) NTSC-J
81
[21]
Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU)
81
[22]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
88
[23]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
73
[24]
Gamers' Republic (US) NTSC-J
83
[25]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
79
[26]
Mr. Dreamcast (UK) PAL
73
[27]
Next Generation (US) NTSC-U
50
[28]
Official Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
60
[29]
Sega Magazin (DE) PAL
61
[10]
Video Games (DE) PAL
59
[30]
Sega Dreamcast
74
Based on
22 reviews

Tech Romancer

Dreamcast, JP
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Spinecard
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Dreamcast, JP (Matching Service)
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Cover
Dreamcast, US
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Cover
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Inlay
Dreamcast, EU
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Cover
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Disc
Dreamcast, AU
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Cover
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Disc

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Dreamcast
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1999-11-17 GD-R Page

External links

References

  1. File:TechRomancer DC JP BoxBack.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://sega.jp/dc/000105/ (Wayback Machine: 2014-08-03 15:31)
  3. https://sega.jp/history/hard/dreamcast/software_l.html#tab01 (Wayback Machine: 2020-02-01 22:57)
  4. 4.0 4.1 http://sega.jp/dc/010109/ (Wayback Machine: 2014-08-03 15:31)
  5. http://www.capcom.com/xpml/game.xpml?gameid=500013 (Wayback Machine: 2000-10-18 22:27)
  6. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "July/August 2000" (US; 2000-06-06), page 103
  7. http://www.chipsworld.co.uk/detProd.asp?ProductCode=2395 (Wayback Machine: 2003-11-30 15:41)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 8" (UK; 2000-04-20), page 64
  9. 9.0 9.1 DC-UK, "May 2000" (UK; 2000-04-xx), page 28
  10. 10.0 10.1 Sega Magazin, "September 2000" (DE; 2000-07-31), page 22
  11. Expert Gamer, "June 2000" (US; 2000-05-23), page 43
  12. 576 Konzol, "Január 2001" (HU; 2001-xx-xx), page 42
  13. Consoles Max, "Mai 2000" (FR; 2000-xx-xx), page 123
  14. Dreamcast Monthly, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-11), page 82
  15. Dreamcast: Le Magazine Officiel, "Mai/Juin 2000" (FR; 2000-xx-xx), page 80
  16. Dreamcast Magazine, "2000-02 (2000-01-21,28)" (JP; 2000-01-07), page 24
  17. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 6" (UK; 2000-02-24), page 76
  18. Dorimaga, "2002-18 (2002-10-11)" (JP; 2002-09-27), page 33
  19. Dorimaga, "2002-18 (2002-10-11)" (JP; 2002-09-27), page 34
  20. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "June 2000" (US; 2000-05-09), page 162
  21. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 106
  22. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 260
  23. Famitsu, "2000-01-21" (JP; 2000-01-07), page 29
  24. GamePro, "June 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 128
  25. Gamers' Republic, "April 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 98
  26. MAN!AC, "08/2000" (DE; 2000-07-05), page 67
  27. Mr. Dreamcast, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-04-27), page 69
  28. Next Generation, "June 2000" (US; 2000-05-23), page 98
  29. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-11), page 90
  30. Video Games, "08/2000" (DE; 2000-07-05), page 114