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Bakumatsu Rōman Gekka no Kenshi
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士
5 Dec 1997

 
 


 

 
 
 


 
Gekka no Kenshi
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士

-SCITRON 1500 SERIES- / SNK NEO SOUND ORCHESTRA
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 17 Dec 1997
Publisher Pony Canyon
Product ID PCCB-00287
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
'Original Soundtrack' release for the first Gekka no Kenshi.
Features the complete original score (arcade / Neo Geo) and individual 'Voice Collection' tracks for every character.
View [back] for track listing.

CD case, 50-track audio CD (total 70:53), 20-page monochrome booklet, spine card.

Gekka no Kenshi Kengi Sokan
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士 剣技総覧

GAMEST EXTRA No.210
DETAILS
Format Magazine / Book
Released 15 Jan 1998
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID Gamest No.210
Size (cm) 25.7 x 21 x 0.8 (AB)
Weight (kg) 0.36
PRICE
STATUS
Introductory guide book released as an 'Extra' issue of Gamest magazine, subtitled 'Sword Skill General Survey'.
Essentially a 'Graphical Manual' in the Gamest Mook format: detailed 6-page profiles and move galleries for every character, b&w design sketches and tier rankings.
A giant instructions manual.

112 pages (96 in colour), Japanese.

Gekka no Kenshi Arrange Sound Trax
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士 アレンジサウンドトラックス

SNK NEO SOUND ORCHESTRA
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 21 Jan 1998
Publisher Pony Canyon
Product ID PCCB-00301
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Remixed 'Arrange Soundtrack' album featuring 11 remastered tracks from the original OST.
View [back] for tracklisting.

CD case, 11-track audio CD (total 42:19), 8-page booklet, spine card, bonus tape inlay [view].

Gekka no Kenshi
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士

NEO GEO
DETAILS
Format Neo Geo
Released 29 Jan 1998
Publisher SNK
Product ID NGH-234
Size (cm) 22 x 17 x 4
Weight (kg) 0.70
PRICE
STATUS
ROM cartridge version of SNK's superb samurai fighting game.
An extraordinarily beautiful game and unforgettable highlight of the Neo Geo's library.

Snap-lock Neo Geo case, 474Mbit cartridge, monochrome booklet.

Gekka no Kenshi Drama CD
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士 ドラマCD

DRAMA CD
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 4 Feb 1998
Publisher Pony Canyon
Product ID PCCB-00302
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Official tie-in 'Drama CD' featuring the voice actor cast of the game, with the odd burst of sound effects.

CD case, 10-track audio CD, 16-page colour manual, spine card.

Gekka no Kenshi
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士
NEO GEO CD
DETAILS
Format Neo Geo CD
Released 26 Mar 1998
Publisher SNK
Product ID NGCD-234
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
The Neo Geo CD Gekka no Kenshi suffers from very long loading times but remains a phenomenally slick production that benefits greatly from a smooth-as-silk CD soundtrack.

'Neo Geo' stamped CD case, Neo Geo CD CD-ROM disc, monochrome booklet, spine card.

Gekka no Kenshi Kengi Kensho
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士 剣技研鑚

GAMEST MOOK Vol.127
DETAILS
Format Magazine
Released 20 Apr 1998
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID ISBN4-88199-461-1
Size (cm) 25.7 x 21 x 1.5 (AB)
Weight (kg) 0.56
PRICE
STATUS
Second Gamest guide book, a 'Sword Skill Hard Study' book released as a part of the Gamest Mook series this time.
This 'Technical Manual' follows on from the 'Extra' issue listed above: Musashi and Kagami are covered here, along with tons of advanced vs. strategies, design sketches, endings, damage ratio charts and more.

176 pages (56 in colour), Japanese.

Gekka no Kenshi 4-Koma Ketteiban
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士 4コマ決定版

GAMEST COMICS 142
DETAILS
Format Manga
Released 10 May 1998
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID ISBN4-88199-471-9
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 0.9 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.22
PRICE
STATUS
Comedy compilation of 4-panel jokes and send-ups from Gamest, by both established artists and readers.
Part of the Gamest Comics collection.

120 pages (black & white), Japanese.

Gekka no Kenshi - Takeshi Fujita
~幕末浪漫~ 月華の剣士 - 藤田丈士

GAMEST COMICS 146
DETAILS
Format Manga
Released 25 July 1998
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID ISBN4-88199-472-7
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.2 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.28
PRICE
STATUS
Official comic book adaptation of the first Gekka no Kenshi, with art and story by Takeshi Fujita.
Part of the Gamest Comics collection.

162 pages (black & white), Japanese.

Gekka no Kenshi
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士

PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 25 Feb 1999
Publisher SNK
Product ID SLPM-86118
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
The PlayStation hosts a remarkably faithful version of Gekka no Kenshi - quite an achievement given the technical handicap.
Eagle-eyed players will still notice a small loss of animation and detail.

CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

Gekka no Kenshi Kōshiki Guide
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士 公式ガイド

GUIDE BOOK for PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 10 Mar 1999
Publisher Shinkigensha
Product ID ISBN4-88317-744-0
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 0.8 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.24
PRICE
STATUS
A5-sized 'Official Guide' dedicated to the PS version.
Everything you need is here: strategies, move lists, combo charts, CPU tactics... All commands are listed with the PS button layout.

128 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Gekka no Kenshi 1・2
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士 1・2

NEO GEO ONLINE COLLECTION Vol.2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 12 Jan 2006
Publisher SNK Playmore
Product ID SLPS-25503
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.18
PRICE
STATUS
The PS2 Neo Geo Online Collection continues with a compilation of both Gekka no Kenshi games:
- Gekka no Kenshi (1997)
- Gekka no Kenshi 2 (1998)
An excellent package featuring slick presentation, multiple soundtracks and practice mode.

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, 44-page colour manual.

Gekka no Kenshi 1・2 [Best]
幕末浪漫 月華の剣士 1・2
[ベスト]
NEO GEO ONLINE COLLECTION THE BEST
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 21 June 2007
Publisher SNK Playmore
Product ID SLPS-25792
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.18
PRICE
STATUS
'The Best' re-issue of the PS2 Gekka no Kenshi collection:
- Gekka no Kenshi (1997)
- Gekka no Kenshi 2 (1998)

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, 44-page colour manual.

 



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