Hishou Zame (Japan)

Immagine gioco: Hishou Zame (Japan)
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Romset name: hishouza.zip
Production year: 1987
Manufacturer: Toaplan / Taito Corporation

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Flying Vertical

This machine is a clone of:
 • Flying Shark (World)

This machine works in MAME This machine works in MAME

Overall emulation: Good
Color emulation: Good
Sound emulation: Good
Graphics emulation: Good
Save states: Not supported

In MAME since version: .035rc2

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

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

    M68000 ("maincpu")cpu 7000000 Hz
    Z80 ("audiocpu")cpu 3500000 Hz
    TMS32010 ("dsp")cpu 14000000 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    YM3812 ("ymsnd")audio 3500000 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Vertical
      Resolution 320 x 240 @ 54.877858 Hz

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

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

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Flip ScreenOff
    Service ModeOff
    Demo SoundsOff
    Coin A2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     2 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/2 Credits
    Coin B2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     2 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     Very Hard
    Bonus Life50k 200k 150k+
     70k 270k 200k+
     50k Only
     100k Only
    Dip Switch DisplayOff
    Allow ContinueNo

  • ROMs (18 of the parent set, 13 of the clone set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    b02_18.m8655364444bb94 5ff955a5190d1b356187de105cfb8ea181fc1282 good hishouza
    b02_17.p865536cdac7228 6b0d67e4b0661a858653d2eabb8936af9148167e good hishouza
    b02_16.l532768cdd1a153 de9827a959039cf753ecac6756fb1925c37466d8 good fshark
    dsp-a1.bpr102445d4d1b1 e776a056f0f72cbeb309c5a23f803330cb8b3763 good hishouza
    dsp-a2.bpr1024edd227fa 34aba84b5216ecbe462e7166d0f66785ca049a34 good hishouza
    dsp-a3.bpr1024df88e79b 661b057fa2eef37b9d794151381d7d74a7bfa93a good hishouza
    dsp-a4.bpr1024a2094a7f 0f1c173643046c76aa89eab66fba6ea51c3f2223 good hishouza
    dsp-b5.bpr102485ca5d47 3c6e21e2897fd35834021ec9f81f57bebfd13ef8 good hishouza
    dsp-b6.bpr102481816b2c 1e58ab7aef2a34f42267debf4cad9558d5e14159 good hishouza
    dsp-b7.bpr1024e87540cd bb6e98c47ed46abbbfa06571806cb2d663880419 good hishouza
    dsp-b8.bpr1024d3c16c5c a24d9536914734c1875c8a39938a346ff4418dd0 good hishouza
    b02-07.h1116384c13a775e b60d26126ec6ebc24a7ca87dd0234e4d9d3e78fc good hishouza
    b02-06.h1016384ad5f1371 feae9d7bb75bfab5353be4c5931d78a530bd9bcd good hishouza
    b02-05.h81638485a7bff6 38cd89aa0800e3796f7ecac657d14119543057c2 good hishouza
    b02_12.h2032768733b9997 75e874a1d148fcc8fa09bb724ce8346565ace4e5 good fshark
    b02_15.h24327688b70ef32 e1f988d650dce17e3bfbea12e5fddbb671df18d4 good fshark
    b02_14.h2332768f711ba7d 49644a264c09fc2d743e4f801b8b82e980f2def9 good fshark
    b02_13.h213276862532cd3 df483db7604c0135130f92b08bad3fbffb4f5c47 good fshark
    b02_08.h1332768ef0cf49c 6fd5727462cd6c5dab4c5d780bd7504e48583894 good fshark
    b02_11.h1832768f5799422 3f79dd849db787695a587f0db19a6782153b5955 good fshark
    b02_10.h16327684bd099ff 9326075f83549b0a9656f69bd4436fb1be2ac805 good fshark
    b02_09.h1532768230f1582 0fd4156a46ed64cb6e5c59b8836382dd86c229cf good fshark
    b02_01.d15655362234b424 bd6242b9dcdb0f582565df588106cd1ce2aad53b good fshark
    b02_02.d166553630d4c9a8 96ce4f41207c5487e801a8444030ec4dc7b58b23 good fshark
    b02_03.d176553664f3d88f d0155cfb0a8885d58e34141f9696b9aa208440ca good fshark
    b02_04.d20655363b23a9fc 2ac34445618e17371b5eed7eb6f43da4dbb99e28 good fshark
    b02-20.b425624e7d62f 1c06a1ef1b6a722794ca1d5ee2c476ecaa5178a3 good fshark
    b02-21.b5256a50cef09 55cafb5b2551b80ae708e9b966cf37c70a16d310 good fshark
    b02-19.b232f72482db b0cb911f9c81f6088a5aa8760916ddae1f8534d7 good fshark
    b02-22.c2132bc88cced 5055362710c0f58823c05fb4c0e0eec638b91e3d good fshark
    b02-23.f28324fb5df2a 506ef2c8e4cf45c256d6831a0a5760732f2de422 good fshark

    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Hi Sho Zame (c) 1987 Taito Corp.

A vertically scrolling shooter.


Game ID : TP-007

Prom Stickers : B02

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 7 Mhz), Z80 (@ 3.5 Mhz), TMS32010 (@ 3.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 3.5 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 240 x 320 pixels

Screen refresh : 54.88 Hz

Palette colors : 1792

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Developed by Toaplan.

Released in March 1987.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Flying Shark'.

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Kyukyoku Tiger : G.S.M Taito 2 - D28B0008) on 21/11/1988.

This game is known outside Japan as "Flying Shark" and in US as "Sky Shark".


1. Hi Sho Zame (1987)

2. Fighting Hawk (1988)

3. Same! Same! Same! (1989)


Music and sound created by : Tatsuya Uemura


* Consoles :

Fm Towns Marty (1993 - by Ving)


Game's rom.

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 fshark

0.35RC2 [Quench]


- 0.149u1: Alex Jackson and Guru added correct PROMs to clone Flyin' Shark (bootleg of Hishou Zame), fixed ROM names, inputs, and improved descriptions of both fshark bootleg sets. Changed description of clones (bootleg, set 1) to 'Flying Shark (bootleg with 8741)' and (bootleg, set 2) to 'Flyin' Shark (bootleg of Hishou Zame)'. Renamed (fsharkbla) to (fnshark).

- 0.144u7: Bonky0013 added clone Flying Shark (bootleg, set 2). Changed description of clone 'Flying Shark (bootleg)' to '(bootleg, set 1)'.

- 0.141u2: Alex Jackson added MCFG_SCREEN_RAW_PARAMS to Twincobr driver, correcting their refresh rates. Changed VSync to 54.877858 Hz.

- 0.137u1: Quench added I8741 and restored correct DSP roms loads and proms for clone Flying Shark (bootleg). Changed VSync to 54Hz.

- 0.136u4: Stephane Humbert fixed dipswitches and inputs in Flying Shark and clones (after verification of the M68000 code).

- 0.129u4: Brian Troha and Stefan Lindberg corrected and added missing proms for Flying Shark and clones. Fixed rom names.

- 16th November 2008: Guru - I recently picked up a pile of junk for spares and repairs from a local friend. It turned out there was quite a bit of interesting stuff in this lot. As far as I can make out, I got Flying Shark (Taito), I think? with TMS320Cxx.

- 0.122u6: Changed TMS32010 CPU3 clock speed to 14MHz.

- 0.105u2: Changed region user1 to cpu3. Fixed cpu3 rom loading.

- 10th October 2005: Guru - Flying Shark (Japanese version, bootleg) arrived. Thanks to our new Korean contact.

- 30th September 2005: Dumping Project - Our Korean contact has bought Flying Shark (bootleg, Japan) at a Korean shop.

- 0.80: Changed TMS32010 clock speed to 3.5MHz.

- 0.62: Changed TMS32010 CPU3 clock speed to 14MHz.

- 0.61: Fixed gfx2 roms addresses and VSync to 54.877857 Hz.

- 7th December 2000: Quench fixed the Flying Shark bootleg, which was broken in b9 and b10.

- 0.37b9: Changed cpu3 roms to user1.

- 0.37b6: Fixed cpu3 rom loading.

- 0.36b11: Added 8x user1 roms ($0-c00 - Co-Processor TMS320C10 MCU code) and proms ($0, 100, 200 - sprite priority control ??).

- 1st December 1999: Quench added new MCU roms to Flying Shark and Wardner.

- 0.35RC2: Quench added Flying Shark (World) (Taito 1987) and clones Flying Shark (bootleg), Sky Shark (US) and Hishou Zame (Japan).

- 24th June 1999: Brad Oliver fixed Flying Shark bootleg MCU rom loading on the Mac side.

- 18th June 1999: Quench sent in a driver for Flying Shark.

- 2nd December 1997: Dumped Flying Shark (World).

- 9th November 1997: J-ROM dumped Hishou Zame (Japan).

LEVELS: 5 (endless)

Other Emulators:

* Shark

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