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Dragon Ball Z (c) 1993 Banpresto.

Based on the famous manga works by Akira Toriyama, this game enables you to play as many of the famous characters seen in the show. Too bad that's the only highlight in the game folks since only true fans are likely to enjoy the game!


Game ID : BP924-1

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 4 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 8 Khz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3

=> Punch, Kick, Hard Attack


Released in November 1993.

Team Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Dragon Ball Z & Z2 Original Soundtrack - KDSD-00042) on 18/01/2005.


1. Dragon Ball Z (1993)

2. Dragon Ball Z 2 - Super Battle (1994)

3. Super Dragon Ball Z (2005)


Character designer : Akira Toriyama

Game designer, Director : Takayoshi Nakazato

Character designer : Hidetoshi Ohmori, Masaya Suzuki, Makoto Furuta, H.

Character digitize : Satoshi Fudaba, Hiroshi Matsuyama, Akemi Nagay

Background designer : Tomoyo Tanaka

Background digitize : Takayoshi Nakazato

Programmer : Hyoji Shinohara

Sound programmer : Hitoshi Ohori

Music composed by : Yoshiko Yamaguchi

Assistants : Togo Narita, Mayumi Fudaba, Michie Narita, Ryo Shimamura, T

Debuggers : Yoshimasa Yamada, Jisaku Hamada, Setsuko Inagaki, Noriko Kita

Producer : Shinji Hashimoto

Assistant producers : Hideki Ikinaga, Toshifumi Kawashima

Executive producer : Kisaburo Higashi


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.69a [R. Belmont]


- 0.142u4: Angelo Salese and O.Galibert implemented an almost complete Konami K053252 device emulation, adds accurate refresh rate timings and irq acks to Dragonball Z.

- 0.136u1: Fabio Priuli added driver data struct and save states to Dragonball Z.

- 0.135u4: Fabio Priuli updated Dragonball Z driver to use Konami video devices instead of konamiic.h code.

- 0.131u1: MooglyGuy merged memory maps in Dragonball Z.

- 0.125u4: Aaron Giles fixed crasher due to some Konami games using 8 layers in the K056832 implementation, even though it was only written for 4.

- 0.104u7: Pierpaolo Prazzoli updated the Dragonball Z games to use the K056832 chip emulation, fixing color offsets and priorities.

- 0.75u1: El Condor fixed dipswitches in Dragon Ball Z. Added 2x 'Unknown' dipswitches.

- 12th October 2003: El Condor submitted a fix for dipswitches in Dragonball Z.

- 0.69a: R. Belmont added Dragonball Z (Banpresto 1993).

- 28th May 2003: R. Belmont fixed Dragon Ball Z, so it's fully playable with sound now.

- 26th May 2003: David Haywood added Dragon Ball Z to the DBZ2 driver but it doesn't even boot because it fails the ROM tests.

- 25th May 2003: Guru - Received Dragon Ball Z (Banpresto 1993) from Japan. Thanks to Karasu Tojo.


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Romset: 18720 kb / 14 files / 3.05 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="dbz" sourcefile="dbz.c">
              <description>Dragonball Z</description>
              <rom name="222a11.9e" size="524288" crc="60c7d9b2" sha1="718ef89e89b3943845e91bedfc5c1d26229f9fe5" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="222a12.9f" size="524288" crc="6ebc6853" sha1="e9b2068246228968cc6b8554215563cacaa5ba9f" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="222a11.9e" size="524288" crc="60c7d9b2" sha1="718ef89e89b3943845e91bedfc5c1d26229f9fe5" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="222a12.9f" size="524288" crc="6ebc6853" sha1="e9b2068246228968cc6b8554215563cacaa5ba9f" region="user1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="222a10.5e" size="32768" crc="1c93e30a" sha1="8545a0ac5126b3c855e1901b186f57820699895d" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="222a01.27c" size="2097152" crc="9fce4ed4" sha1="81e19375b351ee247f066434dd595149333d73c5" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="222a02.27e" size="2097152" crc="651acaa5" sha1="33942a90fb294b5da6a48e5bfb741b31babca188" region="gfx1" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="222a04.3j" size="2097152" crc="2533b95a" sha1="35910836b6030130d742eae6c4bf1cdf1ff43fa4" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="222a05.1j" size="2097152" crc="731b7f93" sha1="b676fff2ede5aa72c49fe12736cd60766462fe0b" region="gfx2" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="222a06.3l" size="2097152" crc="97b767d3" sha1="3d879c431586da2f88c632ab1a531b4a5ec96939" region="gfx2" offset="4"/>
              <rom name="222a07.1l" size="2097152" crc="430bc873" sha1="ea483195bb7f20ef3df7cfba153e5f6f8d53e5f9" region="gfx2" offset="6"/>
              <rom name="222a08.25k" size="2097152" crc="6410ee1b" sha1="2296aafd3ba25f63a12130f7b58de53e88f14e92" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="222a09.25l" size="2097152" crc="f7b3f070" sha1="50ebd8cfcda292a3df5664de50f9212108d58923" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="222a03.7c" size="262144" crc="1924467b" sha1="57922090509bcc63b4783e8f2c5e95afd2090b87" region="oki" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="oki" name="OKI6295" clock="1056000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="384" height="256" refresh="55.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="4" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="SYSTEM_DSW1" mask="768">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="256"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="768" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="512"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="SYSTEM_DSW1" mask="1024">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1024" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="SYSTEM_DSW1" mask="2048">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2048" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="SYSTEM_DSW1" mask="4096">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4096" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="SYSTEM_DSW1" mask="8192">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Language" tag="SYSTEM_DSW1" mask="16384">
                     <dipvalue name="English" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Japanese" value="16384"/>
              <dipswitch name="Mask ROM Test" tag="SYSTEM_DSW1" mask="32768">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="32768"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="FAKE" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="15" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/5 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="FAKE" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="240" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="112"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/5 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="No Coin B" value="0"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="imperfect" savestate="supported" palettesize="8192"/>

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