1943j 1943: Midway Kaisen (Japan, Rev B)

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Available images:

Romset name: 1943j.zip
Production year: 1987
Manufacturer: Capcom

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Flying Vertical

This machine is a clone of:
 • 1943: The Battle of Midway (Euro)

This machine works in MAME This machine works in MAME

Overall emulation: Good
Color emulation: Good
Sound emulation: Good
Graphics emulation: Good
Save states: Supported

In MAME since version: .143u5

The MAME driver of this machine is: 1943.cpp - Read the code

 Tech info 
 Hardware of this machine:
  • CHIPs [Show details]

    Z80 ("maincpu")cpu 6000000 Hz
    Z80 ("audiocpu")cpu 3000000 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    YM2203 ("ym1")audio 1500000 Hz
    YM2203 ("ym2")audio 1500000 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Vertical
      Resolution 256 x 224 @ 60.000000 Hz

  • Number of players: 2P Simultaneous
  • Controllers [Show details]

      Joystick [8 ways]
      Joystick [8 ways]
    Number of buttons: 2

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Difficulty1 (Easy)
     8 (Normal)
     16 (Difficult)
    2 Player Game1 Credit/2 Players
     2 Credits/2 Players
    Screen StopOff
    Service ModeOff
    Coin A4 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/4 Credits
     1 Coin/5 Credits
    Coin B4 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/4 Credits
     1 Coin/5 Credits
    Allow ContinueNo
    Demo SoundsOff

  • ROMs (34 of the parent set, 4 of the clone set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    bm01b.12d32768363f9f3d 06fbdf1fa2304a000bcb0a151b2ef4be8b291b0b good 1943j
    bm02b.13d655367f0d7edc ef4aa067a1f55fead821097af215711be0a87075 good 1943j
    bm03b.14d655367093da2a 27456593e47d69506a27804e32088b15c1f7d767 good 1943j
    bm05.4k32768ee2bd2d7 4d2d019a9f8452fbbb247e893280568a2e86073e good 1943
    bm.7k65536  nodump 1943
    bm04.5h3276846cb9d3d 96fd0e714b91fe13a2ca0d185ada9e4b4baa0c0b good 1943
    bm15.10f327686b1a0443 32337c840ccd6815fd5844c194365c58d708f6dc good 1943
    bm16.11f3276823c908c2 42b83ff5781be9181802a21ff1b23c17ab1bc5a2 good 1943
    bm17.12f3276846bcdd07 38feda668be25d1adc04aa36afc73b07c1545f89 good 1943
    bm18.14f32768e6ae7ba0 959c306dc28b9be2adc54b3d46312d26764c7b8b good 1943
    bm19.10j32768868ababc 1c7be905f53c63bad25fbbd9b3cf82d2c7749bc3 good 1943
    bm20.11j327680917e5d4 62dd277bc1fa54cfe168ae2380bc147bd17f4205 good 1943
    bm21.12j327689bfb0d89 f1bae7ec46edcf46c7af84c054e89b322f8c8972 good 1943
    bm22.14j3276804f3c274 932780c04abe285e1ec67b726b145175f73eafe0 good 1943
    bm24.14k3276811134036 88da112ab9fc7e0d8f0e901f273715b950ae588c good 1943
    bm25.14l32768092cf9c1 19fe3c714b1d52cbb21dea25cdee5af841f525db good 1943
    bm06.10a3276897acc8af c9fa07cb61f6905408b355edabfe453fb652ff0d good 1943
    bm07.11a32768d78f7197 6367c7e80e80d4a0d33d7840b5c843c63c80123e good 1943
    bm08.12a327681a626608 755c27a07728fd686168e9d9e4dee3d8f274892a good 1943
    bm09.14a3276892408400 3ab299bad1ba115efead53ebd92254abe7a092ba good 1943
    bm10.10c327688438a44a 873629b00cf3f6d8976a7fdafe63cd16e47b7491 good 1943
    bm11.11c327686c69351d c213d5c3e76a5749bc32539604716dcef6dcb694 good 1943
    bm12.12c327685e7efdb7 fef271a38dc1a9e45a0c6e27e28e713c77c8f8c9 good 1943
    bm13.14c327681143829a 2b3a65e354a205c05a87f783e9938b64bc62396f good 1943
    bm14.5f327684d3c6401 ce4f6dbf8fa030ad45cbb5afd58df27fed2d4618 good 1943
    bm23.8k32768a52aecbd 45b0283d84d394c16c35802463ca95d70d1062d4 good 1943
    bm1.12a25674421f18 5b8b59f6f4e5ad358611de50608f47f41a5b0e51 good 1943
    bm2.13a256ac27541f 1796c4c9041dfe28e6319576f21df1dbcb8d12bf good 1943
    bm3.14a256251fb6ff d1118159b3d429d841e4efa938728ebedadd7ec5 good 1943
    bm5.7f256206713d0 fa609f6d675af18c379838583505724d28bcff0e good 1943
    bm10.7l25633c2491c 13da924e4b182759c4aae49034f3a7cbe556ea65 good 1943
    bm9.6l256aeea4af7 98f4570ee061e9aa58d8ed2d2f8ae59ce2ec5795 good 1943
    bm12.12m256c18aa136 684f04d9a5b94ae1db5fb95763e65271f4cf8e01 good 1943
    bm11.12l256405aae37 94a06f81b775c4e49d57d42fc064d3072a253bbd good 1943
    bm8.8c256c2010a9e be9852500209066e2f0ff2770e0c217d1636a0b5 good 1943
    bm7.7c256b56f30c3 9f5e6db464d21457a33ec8bdfdff069632b791db good 1943
    bm4.12c25691a8a2e1 9583c87eff876f04bc2ccf7218cd8081f1bcdb94 good 1943
    bm6.4b2560eaf5158 bafd4108708f66cd7b280e47152b108f3e254fc9 good 1943

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    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


1943 - Midway Kaisen (c) 1987 Capcom.


Main CPU : Z80
Sound CPU : Z80
Sound Chips : (2x) YM2203

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2


The subtitle of this game translates from Japanese as 'Midway Naval Battle'.

For more information about the game itself, please see the non-Japanese version entry known as "1943 - The Battle of Midway".

Soundtrack album releases :
Capcom Game Music Vol. 3 (28XA-204)(April 20, 1988) [Alfa Record]
Capcom Game Music Vol. 3 [Reprint] (SCDC-00198) (August 21, 2002) [Scitron Discs]


1. 1942 (1984)
2. 1943 - Midway Kaisen (1987)
3. 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen (1988)
4. 1941 - Counter Attack (1990)
5. 19XX - The War Against Destiny (1995)
6. 1944 - The Loop Master (2000


Designers : Noritaka Funamizu (Poo), Dechikun
Producer : Yoshiki Okamoto (Kikaji O.)
Character designers : Naoko Sato, Miki Chan, Kawamoyan, Aho no Sakata
Music & SFX : Yoshihiro Sakaguchi
Additional music : Junko Tamiya (stage 1-1), Manami Matsumae (stage 1-2), Harumi Fujita (stages 2-2 and 3-1)
Hardware : Panchi Kubozoo (Punch Kubozoo), Jumbo Saito
Programming : BLBON


* Consoles :
Nintendo Famicom [JP] (June 20, 1989; "1943 - The Battle of Valhalla [Model CAP-43]")
Sega Saturn [JP] (August 27, 1998, "Capcom Generation Dai 1 Shou Gekkitsui Oh no Jidai [Model T-1232G]")
Sony PlayStation [JP] (August 27, 1998, "Capcom Generation Dai 1 Shou Gekkitsui Oh No Jidai [Model SLPS-01535]")
Sony PlayStation [JP] (February 22, 2001; "Capcom Generation Dai 1 Shou Gekkitsui Oh No Jidai [CapKore] [Model SLPM-86748]")
Sony PlayStation [JP] (March 30, 2005; "Capcom Retro Game Collection Vol.1 [Model SLPM-87359]")
Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (March 2, 2006; "Capcom Classics Collection [Model SLPM-66317]")
Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (October 11, 2007; "Capcom Classics Collection (Best Price) [Model SLPM-66852]")
Sony PSP [JP] (September 7, 2006, "Capcom Classics Collection [Model ULJM-05104]")
Sony PSP [JP] (September 13, 2007, "Capcom Classics Collection [Best Price] [Model ULJM-05280]")


Game's rom.
Machine's picture.

Warning: information in history.dat can differ from the ones present in the rest of the page (taken from MAME) as they come from a different source

Information on 1943

0.138u1 [Stefan Lindberg]

0.29 [Mirko Buffoni, Paul Leaman, Nicola Salmoria]

Artwork available


- To access the unreachable tests (#4-7) in the Service Test, when starting up the machine after it has been set into Test Mode, hold down the left coin switch.


- Priority PROM is not used when drawing sprites. Source (ID 02620)


- 0.151: Improved 1943 protection emulation [Dave].

- 0.143u5: Foul added clone 1943: Midway Kaisen (Japan, Rev B). Changed description of clone '1943: The Battle of Midway (US)' to '1943: The Battle of Midway (US, Rev C)'. Renamed (1943j) to (1943ja).

- 0.141u1: Smitdogg and The Dumping Union added clone 1943: Battle of Midway (bootleg, hack of Japan set).

- 0.140: Angelo Salese removed deprecat.h usage from 1943 driver.

- 0.138u1: Stefan Lindberg added 1943: The Battle of Midway (Euro). Renamed (1943) to (1943u).

- 15th May 2010: Smitdogg - Stefan Lindberg dumped a hacked version of 1943.

- 0.137u2: Bill D and The Dumping Union corrected rom names in 1943 and clone (Japan).

- 4th April 2010: Smitdogg - Bill D. dumped 1943 Rev.C (USA) and he dumped the PLDs in various old Capcom games.

- 0.136: Fabio Priuli fixed 1943 and clone crashed when starting service mode.

- 0.135u1: Fabio Priuli added driver data struct to 1943 driver.

- 0.129: MooglyGuy added savestate support to 1943 and clone.

- 0.126u4: Roberto Zandona added information to the 1943 video driver about priorities encoded in PROM.

- 0.123u4: Corrado Tomaselli changed/verified clocks in 1943.

- 0.122u8: RansAckeR made some minor improvements to 1943 DIPs. Zsolt Vasvari removed colortables from 1943 driver and a number of other drivers, as part of a larger move to phase out old-style colortables. Changed palettesize to 896 colors.

- 3rd September 2006: Mr. Do - Ad_Enuff optimized 1943 bezel. File sizes are now half of what they were (with no loss in quality).

- 0.108u2: Roberto Fresca added DIP locations to 1943.

- 0.88u1: Curt Coder converted 1943 to use tilemaps, cleaned up driver, merged memory maps and fixed inputs/dips based on manuals. Changed description to '1943: The Battle of Midway (US)' and clone to '1943: Midway Kaisen (Japan)'.

- 22nd October 2001: William Kucharski sent in cocktail mode fixes for 1943 and Popeye.

- 25th August 2000: Zsolt Vasvari converted Fire Trap, '1943' and Gun Smoke to the tilemap system.

- 0.36RC2: Added prom ($a00, b00 - priority encoder/palette selector and video timing).

- 0.35RC2: Renamed (1943jap) to (1943j).

- 0.35b13: Changed parent and clone descriptions to '1943 - The Battle of Midway'.

- 0.33b6: Changed description to '1943 (US)' and clone to '1943 (Japan)'.

- 0.33b4: Nicola Salmoria added clone 1943 (Japanese).

- 0.30: Jeff Johnson added high score saving to 1943.

- 0.29: Mirko Buffoni, Paul Leaman and Nicola Salmoria added 1943 (Capcom 1987). 1943 is almost identical to GunSmoke (one more scrolling playfield). We should merge the two drivers. Accurate colors in 1943 [Tim Lindquist, Nicola Salmoria]. Known issues: Colors in test mode are not correct, but the board the PROMs were read from does the same. The colors in the game seem to be correct. To be able to access items 4-7 in the test menu, you must keep 3 pressed while pressing F3.


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