Waku Waku 7

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Waku Waku 7
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Sunsoft
Developer:
Original system(s): Neo Geo MVS
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (44 tracks)
Peripherals supported: Extended RAM Cartridge (1MB/4MB)
Genre: Fighting Action/Kakutou Action (格闘アクション)[1], Action[2]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,800 (6,090)5,800e[3] T-1516G
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Saturn
JP
(1MB RAM Pack)
¥7,800 (8,190)7,800e[3] T-1515G
Sega Rating: All Ages
Non-Sega versions

Waku Waku 7 (わくわく7) is a fighting game by Sunsoft. Originally for Neo Geo MVS arcade hardware, it was ported to the Sega Saturn in 1997. It was only released in Japan.

Gameplay

Waku Waku 7 is a one-on-one fighting game and spiritual sequel to Galaxy Fight.

Characters

Rai
Slash
Tesse
Politank Z
Marurun
Dandy J
Arina

Versions

The Saturn port is often looked on as being a weaker version, as despite requiring an extra 1MB RAM cartridge, it offers more pixellated backgrounds and longer loading times than the Neo Geo version.

Production credits

  • Wakuwaku Programmer: Yuichi Ueda, Shige.Ytm.Inaba
  • Wakuwaku Graphic Designer: Murakichi, Chupon, Kouki Kita, Toshihiko Narita, Yasuhide Maeda, Atsuki Matsui, Masashi Kajikawa, Takuro Nagai, Kazuhito Terada, Naoto Kunimori, Tatsuya Doe
  • Wakuwaku Sound Designer: Kazuo Nii, Noriaki Urata
  • Wakuwaku Music Composer: Masato Araikawa
  • Wakuwaku Musician: Masayoshi Kondo, Hiroshi Koizumi, Andre Black, Yayoi Sakiyama, Eri Kusaka
  • Wakuwaku Voice Actor & Actress: Yoko Okochi, Yoshinori Kudo, Mariko Masuda, Osamu Nakamoto, Tokishige Tsujimura, Ben Izawa, Toshiyuki Fujita, Kazunori Hotta, Chitose Omi, Naho Hattori, Yukitoshi Hirano
  • Wakuwaku Music Coordinator: Atsushi Mihiro, Hideo Zaitsu
  • Wakuwaku Director: Yuichi Ueda
  • Special Thanks: Kazuyuki Watanabe, Naoki Kodaka, Kazuyo Umemura, Tatsuo Mori, Kazuko Harman, Naomi Sakaguchi, Megumi Masuko, Noriaki Kitamura, Sunsoft All Staff, And You!
Sunsoft
Source:
In-game credits
WakuWaku7 Saturn JP SSEnding.pdf
[4]


Magazine articles

Main article: Waku Waku 7/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1997-11: "1997-11 (1997-04-11)" (1997-03-28)
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Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1997-13: "1997-13 (1997-04-25)" (1997-04-11)
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Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1997-22: "1997-22 (1997-07-04)" (1997-06-20)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
63
[5]
Saturn Fan (JP) NTSC-J
64
[6]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
60
[7]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
75
[8]
Sega Saturn
65
Based on
4 reviews

Waku Waku 7

Saturn, JP
WakuWaku7 Saturn JP Box Back.jpgWakuWaku7 Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
WakuWaku7 Saturn JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
WakuWaku7 Saturn JP Disc.jpg
Disc
WakuWaku7 Sat JP Manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, JP (1MB RAM Pack)
Waku Waku 7 RAM Pack Saturn JP Top.jpg
WakuWaku7 Saturn JP Box Back 1MB.jpgWaku Waku 7 RAM Pack Saturn JP Spine.jpgWakuWaku7 Saturn JP Box Front 1MB.jpgWaku Waku 7 RAM Pack Saturn JP Spine2.jpg
Cover
Waku Waku 7 RAM Pack Saturn JP Disc.jpg
Disc
Waku Waku 7 RAM Pack Saturn JP WarrantyCard.pdf
Reg Card
Waku Waku 7 RAM Pack Saturn JP Note.jpg
Note
Saturn HSS-0150.jpg
RAM Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
576,896,208 1997-05-06 CD-ROM (JP) T-1515G V1.000

Track list

1. Data track  
2. Waku Waku 7 Opening (0:44) 
Japan わくわく7オープニング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
3. Waku Waku Batoruze! (1:02) 
Japan わくわくバトるぜ!
EN: An Exciting Battle!
From: Character Select
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
4. Rai Stage Opening (0:14) 
Japan ライ・ステージ・オープニング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
5. Tatakae! Chou Bouken Shounen Rai (3:56) 
Japan たたかえ!超冒険少年ライ
EN: Let's Fight! Super Adventure Boy Rai
From: Rai Stage
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
6. Rai Ending 1 (0:22) 
Japan ライ・エンディング1
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
7. Rai Ending 2 (0:40) 
Japan ライ・エンディング2
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
8. Politank-Z Stage Opening (0:14) 
Japan ポリタンクZステージ・オープニング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
9. Yuke! Yuke! Politank-Z (3:56) 
Japan ゆけ!ゆけ!ポリタンクZ
EN: Go! Go! Politank-Z
From: Politank-Z Stage
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
10. Politank-Z Ending 1 (0:21) 
Japan ポリタンクZエンディング1
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
11. Politank-Z Ending 2 (0:33) 
Japan ポリタンクZエンディング2
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
12. Arina Stage Opening (0:14) 
Japan アリーナ・ステージ・オープニング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
13. Waku Waku ga Tomaranai (3:56) 
Japan わくわくがとまらない
EN: The Excitement Doesn't Stop
From: Arina Stage
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
14. Game Over 1 (0:10) 
Japan ゲームオーバー1
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
15. Arina Ending 1 (0:20) 
Japan アリーナ・エンディング1
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
16. Arina Ending 2 (0:36) 
Japan アリーナ・エンディング2
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
17. Marurun Stage Opening (0:14) 
Japan まるるんステージ・オープニング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
18. Omoide no Mori (3:56) 
Japan 思い出の森
EN: Forest Memories
From: Marurun Stage
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
19. Marurun Ending 1 (0:18) 
Japan まるるんエンディング1
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
20. Marurun Ending 2 (0:45) 
Japan まるるんエンディング2
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
21. Dandy J Stage Opening (0:14) 
Japan ダンディーJステージ・オープニング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
22. Hi wa Mata Shizumu (3:56) 
Japan 陽はまた沈む
EN: The Sun Also Sets
From: Dandy J Stage
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
23. Dandy J Ending (1:00) 
Japan ダンディーJエンディング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
24. Tesse Stage Opening (0:14) 
Japan ティセ・ステージ・オープニング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
25. Dream Waltz (3:56) 
Japan ドリーム・ワルツ
From: Tesse Stage
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
26. Tesse Ending (1:10) 
Japan ティセ・エンディング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
27. Slash Stage Opening (0:14) 
Japan スラッシュ・ステージ・オープニング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
28. Unmei no Shouzou (3:56) 
Japan 運命の肖像
EN: Portrait of Fate
From: Slash Stage
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
29. Slash Ending 1 (0:25) 
Japan スラッシュ・エンディング1
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
30. Slash Ending 2 (0:40) 
Japan スラッシュ・エンディング2
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
31. Fernandez Stage Opening (0:25) 
Japan フェルナンデス・ステージ・オープニング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
32. Prologue of Death (3:56) 
Japan プロローグ・オブ・デス
From: Fernandez Stage
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
33. Bonus Stage Opening (0:19) 
Japan ボーナスステージ・オープニング
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
34. Yasasiku Yurusite (3:56) 
Japan やさしくゆるして
EN: Kindly Forgive Me
From: Bonus Stage
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
35. Relief (0:40) 
Japan レリーフ
From: Fairy Appearance Demo
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
36. Yousei (0:18) 
Japan 妖精
EN: Fairy
From: Fernandeath Defeted
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
37. Rannyuusya Kitaru! (0:10) 
Japan 乱入者来たる!
EN: A Challenger Arrives!
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
38. Win Theme (0:10) 
Japan 勝ちテーマ
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
39. Lose Theme (0:10) 
Japan 負けテーマ
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
40. Continue (0:14) 
Japan コンティニュー
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
41. Continue time up (0:10) 
Japan コンティニュータイムアップ
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
42. Game Over 2 (0:10) 
Japan ゲームオーバー2
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
43. VS Screen (0:10) 
Japan VS画面
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
44. Staff Roll (1:06) 
Japan スタッフロール
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
45. How to Play (0:55) 
Japan 操作説明
Composed by: Masato Araikawa
Running time: 51:05

References


Waku Waku 7

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Main page | Comparisons | Hidden content | Magazine articles | Reception


Books: Waku Waku 7 Saishuu Kouryaku Dokuhon (1997)
Sega Saturn
Demos: Waku Waku 7 Taikenban (1997)

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