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The Unsolved: Hyper Science Adventure
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher:
Developer:
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (1/1/1 track)
Genre: Adventure































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥7,800 T-7017G




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The Unsolved: Hyper Science Adventure (ジ アンソルブド) is an adventure game for the Sega Saturn. The game features live-action footage of American actors, speaking English with Japanese subtitles, despite being an entirely Japanese production.

Production credits

Staff
  • Executive Producer: Shigekazu Hayashi (Virgin Interactive Entertainment (Japan), Inc.), Eshio Shiiya (Japan Media Programming Inc.)
  • Assistant Executive: Takahiro Nishimoto (Virgin Interactive Entertainment (Japan), Inc.), Mitsuru Arai, Yuji Yoshino, Motoshi Nakaoka (Japan Media Programming Inc.)
  • Game Productions
  • Producer: Masanori Yoshihara (A Japan Media Programming Inc.)
  • Movie & Still Photography Producer: Masaaki Takashima
  • Assistant Producer: Nobuo Takeuchi
  • Original Scenario: Akio Aska
  • Scenario Writer: Kazuto Iwata, Yu. Yoshimura
  • Programmer: Kouichi Nobori, Akiyuki Kaji, Hidehiro Shibahara
  • Art Director: Takashi Kogure
  • Graphic designer: Hidenao Higa, Yumi Takamori, Nobumitsu Kishi, Mitsunori Yoshida, Keigo Nitou, Keiichi Yogo, Kensaku Jogo, Hitoshi Kakumu, Yoshihiro Ishii
  • Music & Sound Composer: Noboru Ohkawara
  • Script Writer: Takashi Ohtake, Takeshi Sue
  • Digital Works Supervisor: Kazuo Tsukada
  • Digital Editor: Shoko Iwaki
  • Sound Effects: Sizuo Kurahashi
  • Multi Audio: Yoko Sekiguchi
  • 3D Title Animator: Akiko Kobayashi
  • Title Editting Director: Osayuki Matsuda
  • EBE Material Designer: Giga Laboratory, Kenzo Okamoto
  • Title Logo Designer: Takayuki Ohta (Sony Music Communications Inc.), Isao Kobayashi
  • Movie Productions: An OSLA PICTURES Production
  • Starring: Steven Sennett, Michael Frani, Samantha Mudd
  • Director of Photography: Sergio Coro
  • Production Designer: Terrance Foster
  • Costume Designer: Georgia Alemanni
  • Special Effects Supervisor: Anthony C. Gerrante
  • Edited by: Andy Horvitch
  • Associate Producer: Kayoko K. Dietsche
  • Line Producer: Ray Cecire
  • Based on the Story by: Akio Aska
  • Produced by: Taka Ichise, Brian Yuzna
  • Directed by: Brian Yuzna
Crew
  • First Assistant Director: Michael Alperowitz
  • Second Assistant Director: Steven Thomas
  • English Adaptation: Kayoko K. Dietsche, Anthony C. Ferrante
  • Script Supervisor: Lisa Mcneil
  • Production Coordinator: John Duffy
  • Production Accountant: Michael Donner
  • Location Manager: Rev Karpman
  • Casting Director: Debe Waisman
  • Production Associate: Emmanuel Itier
  • Assistant Production Coordinator: Cheryl A. Jones
  • Casting Assistant: Ronald D. Davis
  • Still Photographer: Tom Selle
  • Property Master: Bruce Burns
  • Assistant Property Master: Elizabeth Fairbairn
  • Set Decorator: Melanie Paizis
  • On Set Dresser: Wendy Allen
  • Scenic Artist: Dave Olsen
  • Construction: Kevin G. Koenig
  • Leadman: Gary L. Bennett
  • Swing: Joe Bagley, Glen Burns, Wanda Smith, Lew Kaplanski, Jeffrey Nowell, John Stone, Jacob Martinez
  • Wardrobe Assistant: Susan Mele
  • On Set Wardrobe: Antonella Ventura, Hartel
  • Make-up/Hairstylist: Martina Kohl
  • Assistant Make-up/Hairstylist: Anthea Grutsis
  • Gaffer: Steve Reynolds
  • Best Boy: David Bonet
  • Electricians: Amos Menjivar, Roy C. Granada, Richard Lamphiear, Marcel Shoettel
  • Key Grip: Joe Crabb
  • Grips: David Reese, Erik Graeff, Carl Davis, James Bruckner, Omar Menjivar
  • Camera Assistant: Matthew Brewer
  • 2nd Unit Director of Photography: Kirill Davidoff
  • 3rd Assistant Director: Leslie Spahn
  • Production Assistants: Robert Morale, E.Scott Tremblay, Phil Brothers, Tami Hodges, Nathan Long
  • Special Effects Make-up: "Alien Amphibian Cathy Sonia", J. L. Logan
  • Additional Make-up Effects
  • Mutilation Victim: Bryan Moore
  • Alien Fetus: Sam Greenmun
  • Assistant Make-up Effects: Joe Pacelli
  • Pyro Technician: Kevin Mccarthy
  • Craft Service: Ken Kern
  • Catering: Dee-Lite Catering
  • Transportation Coordinator: Jim Moore
  • Driver: Tom Mercurio, Nick Duron
  • Finance Coordination by: "Oz Co. Ltd."
  • Regal Service to: Oz Co.Atsushi Naito
  • OZLA Pictures Assistant: Hiroko Stanhope
  • OZ Co. Assistant: Tomoko Sunami, Maki Terada
Cast
    • Tom Hopkins: Steven Sennett
    • Patricia Stone: Samantha Mudd
    • Det. Jack Timpone: Michael Frani
    • Dr. Gingold: Henry Bal
    • Richard Major: Michael Harte
    • Det. Tanner: Bill Lee Brown
    • Paramedic #1: Nicholas Shaffer
    • Military EBE: Lee Whitaker
    • Colonel Lesser: Michael Turner
    • The Judge: Steve Welles
    • Dr. Helen Ressing: Gloria Grant
    • Sandy: Nancy Renee
    • Susan Haywood: Tabatha Widen
    • Jimmy Hansen: Tim Farmer
    • Carter Stillman: David Sederholm
    • Sergeant Manners: Jeff Henry
    • Jennifer: Kyran Hammond
    • Soldier #1: Matthew Gulbranson
    • Steve: Steve Johnson
    • Cameraman Levinson: Randy Mcpherson
    • Science Officer Rex: Brian Mulligan
    • Wes Clark: Robert Merry
    • Young Wes Clark: Noah Yuzna
    • Sonia: Carol Hoyt
    • Arliss Doyle: Jordana Capra
    • News Anchor: Jeffrey Post
    • Henry Moore: Charles Schneider
    • Gonzalez Suruneo: Rabert Madrid
    • Dr. Dempsy: Charles Hutchins
    • Michy Maxwell: John Mueller
    • Mrs. Nicholson: Shelly Michelle
    • Edgar: John Caro
    • officer Betty: Paula Kay Perry
    • David Haywood: Shawn Johnson
    • Det. Sterling: Scott Lewis
    • Cathy Lane: Nichole Mcauley
    • Bridget Lane: Carolyn Kimball
    • Stunt/Alien EBE #1: Lee Forbes
    • Alien EBE #2: Kyoko Shimamura
    • Alien EBE #3: Mel Castelo
    • Trooper Zack: Devin Cash
    • Private Jones: John Penny
  • Stunt Coordinator: Luke Lafontaine
  • Still Photography Productions
Crew
  • Still Photography Designer: Takashi Kogure
  • Line Producer: Yuka Minami
  • Co-Line Producer: Yoshikazu Isomura
  • Production manager: Emi Akimoto
  • Location Manager: Nazu Kikkawa
  • Still Photographer: Tom Selle, Tiziana Orsini, Fumito Koyanagi, Masao Inoue
  • Video Cameraman: Toki Takekoshi
  • Video Engineer: Kazuhiro Sasaki
  • Gaffer: Won Choi
  • Utility: Jun Hiraoka
  • Casting Director: Anna Miller
  • Stylist: Sharon Mcginnis
  • Stylist Assistant: Cindy Chic
  • Prop Master: Michael Koch
  • Prop MasterAssistant: Steve Lane
  • Hair&Make-up: Aki Gary
  • Hair&Make-up Assistant: Chelsea Ann Brown
  • Catering Service: Yoshiko Hondo
  • Associate Production: Gpa Usa Inc.
Cast
    • Tom Hopkins: Steven Sennett
    • Patricia Stone: Samantha Mudd
    • Carter Stillman: David Sederholm
    • Bob Smith: Wrinwright Dawson
    • Spencer Tracy: Bruce Breece
    • Omega: Francine L. Riber
    • Zack: Steven Easter
    • Det. Jack Timpone: Michael Frani
    • Peter Dadicof: Adamlieberman
    • Reporter #1/Cult Member: Brad Meyer
    • Reporter# 2/Apts,Inhabitant: Adam Miller
    • Reporter #3: Barbara J. Carrie
    • A/A Woman: Joann Kaae
    • Joyce Minnie: Cindy L. Kurtz
    • Punk #1: Barry Brandt
    • Punk #2: Chris Zych
    • Ted Boon: Stan Yale
    • Homeless #1: James Delano
    • Homeless #2: Jack Driscoll
    • Mrs.Nicholson: Shelly Michelle
    • Edgar: John Cato
    • Policeman #1: Vernon Thompson
    • Policeman #2: Laird Mcintosh
    • Policeman #3: Julian Warren
    • Housewife #1: Gyl Roland
    • Housewife #2: Debra Holt
    • David Haywood: Shawn Jhonson
    • A/A Boy: Mark A. Coleman
    • Bill Mccarthy: Scott Hamm
    • Michey Maxwell: John Mueller
    • Eric Former: Ivan De Jere
    • Mary Garnet: Lynda Arnold
    • Cathy Land: Nichole Mcauley
    • Bridget Lane: Carolyn Kimball
    • Pat Grant: Donald Rogers
    • Jimmy Hansen: Don Arford
    • Scott Hansen: John Kirkpatrick
    • Dr. Helen Redding: Gloria Grant
    • Sydney Skipper: Walter Miglinas
    • Richard Major: Michael Harte
    • Timothy King: Davor Pacemski
    • Henry Moor: Charles Schneder
    • Mike Bowldea: Iwrin Blumenthal
    • Shirou Tanaka: Geoge Nakamura
    • Darksuite-man #1: John Andrew Ryan
    • Darksuite-man #2: Stefan Baran
    • Linda Garnet: Angela Thompson
    • Ebe: Mel Castelo
  • Special thanks to: Sound Box, Studio Echo, Ide Productions, Point Break, Pictures Inc., Super Mystery, Magazune "Mu", Tokyo Tv City, WWP, Giga Laboratory, Norio Hayakawa, Hiroshi Minamiyama, Takeharu Mikami, Kenji Ogawa, Yukihiko Takishima, Saori Yoshida, Toyoaki Iwasaki, Takayuki Takahashi, Junji Suzuki, Yasuo Kikuchibara, Foottage From"A Strange Harvest"-, Produced by, Linda Moulton, Howe Productions
  • Promotion Staff
  • Promotion Producer: Isamu Yukawa (Virgin Interactive Entertainment (Japan), Inc.), Fumihito Ohta (Japan Media Programming Inc.), Hideyuki Yamada
  • Promotion Director: Kazuo Yamao (Virgin Interactive Entertainment (Japan), Inc.), Akihiro Koshizuka, Yumiko Yasui
  • Ending Theme: "Chou -The Unsolved Version-"
    • Song by: Ayumi Shimizu/Toshiba Emi Ltd.
    • Written by: AMI
    • Music by: Kazuyuki Miyauchi
    • Arranged by: Kazuyuki Miyauchi, Takaro Nozaki
    • Produced by: Kazuyuki Miyauchi (ICE)
  • Produced by: Project The Unsolved
(C)1997 Japan Media Programming Inc.
(C)1997 Virgin Interactive Entertainment (Japan), Inc.
Virgin Is A Registered Trademark Of Virgin Enterprises Ltd.
The End
Source: In-game credits


Magazine articles

Main article: The Unsolved: Hyper Science Adventure/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

SSM JP 19970214 1997-03.pdfSSM JP 19970214 1997-03.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1997-03: "1997-03 (1997-02-14)" (1997-01-31)

SSM JP 19970509 1997-15.pdfSSM JP 19970509 1997-15.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1997-15: "1997-15 (1997-05-09)" (1997-04-25)

SSM JP 19970516 1997-16.pdfSSM JP 19970516 1997-16.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1997-16: "1997-16 (1997-05-16,23)" (1997-05-02)

Physical scans

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70 №439, p32
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82 More...Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[3]
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Saturn, JP
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Cover
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Spinecard
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Disc 1
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Disc 2
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Disc 3

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
635,832,624 1997-03-19 CD-ROM (JP) T-7017G (Disc 1) V1.002
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
468,591,312 1997-03-19 CD-ROM (JP) T-7017G (Disc 2) V1.002
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
537,177,984 1997-03-19 CD-ROM (JP) T-7017G (Disc 3) V1.002

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