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Bells & Whistles (c) 1991 Konami.

The planet Meru is on the attack by the Iva forces. A plea for help has reached Twinbee and you must guide him through a perilous journey through a colorful world fighting to restore peace. This vertically scrolling shoot'em up game features colorful anime-style graphics, lots of power-ups and a fun challenge.


Game ID : GX060

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), K053260 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in February 1991.

This game is known in Japan as "Detana!! Twin Bee".

King Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Detana!! TwinBee : Konami Kukeiha Club - KICA-7503) on 05/06/1991.


1. Twin Bee (1985)

2. Bells & Whistles (1991)

3. Twin Bee Yahhoo! Fushigi no Kuni de Oo-Abare!! (1995)


Director : M. Ohsawa

Programmer : T. Shimomura

Designers : R. Shogaki, H. Ashida, K. Ishimoto

Animation : Shuzilow.Ha

Sound designers : H. Maezawa, Michiru Yamane, Masae Nakashima

Engineer : H. Matsuura


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.36b13 [?]

0.36b4 [Nicola Salmoria]

Artwork available


- [possible] Minor input bug. Jpikachu / Canim (ID 00793)


- 0.144u7: hap fixed missing graphics in Bells & Whistles and clone.

- 0.143u7: Roberto Zandona fixed screen size and zoom in Bells & Whistles and graphic glitch on the final boss. Changed visible area to 224x280.

- 0.129u6: Phil Bennett fixed Bells & Whistles ROM Check fails at startup.

- 3rd September 2006: Mr. Do - Added instruction cards for Detana Twinbee.

- 0.108u1: More rom names fixes.

- 0.108: Fixed rom names.

- 0.97u4: Mamesick fixed inverted stereo channels.

- 0.92: Fixed rom names.

- 27th February 2004: R. Belmont fixed the sound balance in Asterix, Detana Twinbee and Sunset Riders.

- 0.72u1: Acho A. Tang fixed sticky sprites in clone Detana! Twinbee.

- 0.67: Changed description to 'Bells & Whistles (Version L)' and clone to 'Detana!! Twin Bee (Japan ver. J)'.

- 0.59: Removed 3rd coin slot.

- 0.36b13: Added Bells & Whistles.

- 0.36b5: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 3579545 Hz.

- 0.36b4: Nicola Salmoria added Detana!! Twin Bee (Japan) (Konami 1991).

- 27th August 1999: Nicola sent in a driver for Detana!! Twin Bee.


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Romset: 3649 kb / 11 files / 1.61 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="blswhstl" sourcefile="tmnt.c">
              <description>Bells &amp; Whistles (Version L)</description>
              <rom name="060_l02.e09" size="131072" crc="e8b7b234" sha1="65ae9faf34ed8ab71013acdc84e9429e5f5fb7a2" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="060_l03.g09" size="131072" crc="3c26d281" sha1="d348305ecd4457e023bcdbc39842096d23c455fb" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="060_l09.e11" size="131072" crc="14628736" sha1="87f7a65cffb87085b3e21043bd46fbb7db9266dd" region="maincpu" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="060_l10.g11" size="131072" crc="f738ad4a" sha1="5aea4afa4bf935d3e92856eff745f61ed4d98165" region="maincpu" offset="40001"/>
              <rom name="060j01.f3" size="65536" crc="f9d9a673" sha1="8e5631c20dc37913cc7fa84f7ef786ff1ef85f09" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="060e07.k16" size="524288" crc="c400edf3" sha1="3f507df8804c1774e2e213f5eb8be0aa7e818d65" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="060e08.k12" size="524288" crc="70dddba1" sha1="2acb94f249cf89b3d53798a6ee1c960f84a04d2e" region="gfx1" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="060e06.k7" size="524288" crc="09381492" sha1="5a3008dec99a8e0043405e9c4f5145794b8606e0" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="060e05.k3" size="524288" crc="32454241" sha1="7a246b255ff30118c4f8e07e6ba03a22fd5ddc8a" region="gfx2" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="060e04.d1" size="1048576" crc="c680395d" sha1="acde593a5ec501e89c8aaca6c4fbacf707a727e1" region="k053260" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="blswhstl.nv" size="128" crc="87434e3f" sha1="458d21cfc0ef3415c0b09d8d748263b9218bdb24" region="eeprom" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="k053260" name="K053260" clock="3579545"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="280" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="2048"/>

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