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Shenmue - Ichi Shō Yokosuka
シェンムー 一章 横須賀
(1999)


 
What's Shenmue
What's シェンムー
DREAMCAST
DETAILS
Format Dreamcast
Released June 1999
Publisher Sega
Product ID 610-7179
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS

Promotional preview disc of Shenmue, given away shortly before the game's release.
Features character introductions and a mini-game in which Ryo must search for the Sega president, Yukawa-san.

CD case, Dreamcast GD-ROM disc, colour booklet.


Shenmue Ichi Shō Yokosuka [Tsūjō Ban]
シェンムー 一章 横須賀 [通常版]
DREAMCAST
DETAILS
Format Dreamcast
Released 29 Dec 1999
Publisher Sega
Product ID HDR-0016
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2.4
Weight (kg) 0.26
PRICE
STATUS
Standard 'Usual Edition' release of Yu Suzuki's epic but flawed super-production 'Shenmue Chapter 1: Yokosuka'.
Includes the game on 3 discs, and the 'Shenmue Passport' disc.

Double CD case, 4 x Dreamcast GD-Rom, 38-page booklet, 18-page 'Passport' booklet, spine card.

Shenmue Ichi Shō Yokosuka [Shokai Gentei Ban]
シェンムー 一章 横須賀 [初回限定版]
DREAMCAST
DETAILS
Format Dreamcast
Released 29 Dec 1999
Publisher Sega
Product ID HDR-0031
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 3.6
Weight (kg) 0.36
PRICE
STATUS
'Limited First Edition' release of the first Shenmue.
Includes the same double-CD package as the stand-alone version (above), bundled together with with a bonus 'Shenmue JukeBox' music CD (pic).

Both items are held inside a cardboard presentation sleeve.

Shenmue Ichi Shō Yokosuka Saisoku Kōryaku Guide
シェンムー 一章 横須賀 最速攻略ガイド
DENGEKI MOOK SERIES - DENGEKI KŌRYAKU OH
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 30 Jan 2000
Publisher Dengeki
Product ID ISBN-8402-1314-3
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 0.8 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.20
PRICE
STATUS
The first Shenmue guide released was this 'Swiftest Attack Abbreviation Guide' from Dengeki Dreamcast magazine.
Features a fold out map, illustrated character introductions, detailed step-by-step walkthrough, and a photo montage of a completed diary.

96 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Shenmue Ichi Shō Yokosuka Kanzen Seiha no Sho
シェンムー 一章 横須賀 完全制覇の書
KŌDANSHA GAME BOOKS
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 10 Feb 2000
Publisher Kodansha
Product ID ISBN4-06-339361-5
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 0.9 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.28
PRICE
STATUS
Kodansha's 'Book of Perfect Conquest' is a damn fine guide: starts of with character intros, and moves on to a clear, comprehensive and numerically organised game walkthrough, with excellent coverage of all the mini games & QTEs, finished off by a detailed move list. Great stuff.

114 pages, 98 in colour, Japanese.

Shenmue Ichi Shō Yokosuka Complete Guide
シェンムー 一章 横須賀 コンプリートガイド
DREAMCAST MAGAZINE BOOKS
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 3 Mar 2000
Publisher Soft Bank
Product ID ISBN4-7973-1220-3
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.5 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.50
PRICE
STATUS

Soft Bank's 'Complete Guide' is a ridiculously meticulous book: 272 pages cover the entire game with tons of screens, data, info and maps.
Also includes a complete analysis of all the items, and a brief interview with Yu Suzuki.

272 pages, full colour, in Japanese.


Shenmue Ichi Shō Yokosuka Original Sound Track
シェンムー 一章 横須賀 オリジナル・サウンドトラック
SOUNDTRACK
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 23 Mar 2000
Publisher Toshiba EMI
Product ID TYCY-10034~5
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2.4
Weight (kg) 0.25
PRICE
STATUS
The complete soundtrack recording of the first chapter of the Shenmue saga.
Sadly out of stock, very valuable, and very hard to find...

Double CD case, 2 x audio CD, booklet, spine card.

US Shenmue
US シェンムー
DREAMCAST
DETAILS
Format Dreamcast
Released 5 July 2001
Publisher Sega
Product ID HDR-0156
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2.6
Weight (kg) 0.30
PRICE
STATUS
Full re-release of the first Shenmue, featuring the full english translation and voice dub.

Cardboard presentation sleeve holds double CD case (featuring the US box art), 4 x Dreamcast GD-Rom, colour booklet.

Shenmue The Movie
シェンムー・ザ・ムービー
VIDEO
DETAILS
Format VHS
Released 21 Dec 2001
Publisher Art Port
Product ID APR-0122
Size (cm) 21 x 13 x 3.2
Weight (kg) 0.32
PRICE
STATUS
Japanese VHS release of 'Shenmue The Movie' - a film-like assembly of all the game's cut-scenes.
Originally available for rental only, this is the same film that was later included with the XBox version of Shenmue II.

Standard video case, NTSC VHS tape, (90mins) inlay.

Shenmue The Movie Special Edition
シェンムー・ザ・ムービー スペシャル・エディション
DVD
DETAILS
Format DVD
Released 21 Dec 2001
Publisher Art Port
Product ID BBBF-1980
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.14
PRICE
STATUS
'Special Edition' DVD release of Shenmue The Movie, featuring the full 90-minute film and a bonus 14-min documentary 'Making of Shenmue II CM'.

Standard DVD case, DVD disc, chapter listing [view].

 

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