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jojoba: MAME ROM Information.


JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (c) 1999 Capcom.

The sequel of "JoJo's Venture" with just extra characters.


Capcom Play System III hardware (CPS III)

CD Number : CAP-JJM000

CD Label : CAP-JJM-110

Main CPU : Hitachi SH2 (possibly 2)

Storage : SCSI CD Rom, RAM and Flash ROM.

RAM : SIMMs on the left w/ 16M of data each (each has 8x 16M Flash ROMs, there's 4 SIMMs plugged in on this board). SIMMs on the right w/ 8M each (there's 4 Flash ROMs on each board and there are 2 SIMMs plugged in)

OSC : 60MHz. 42.9545MHz, XTAL 3.6864MHz.

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

A CPS2 kick harness is needed to use the extra attack buttons.


Released in August 1999. One of the last games released for the CPS3 hardware. This game is known in Japan as "JoJo no Kimyouna Bouken - Miraie no Isan".

Based on the 3rd story of the manga from Araki Hirohiko.

A cartridge only version of this game was available in Japan. Unlike standard CD-Rom CPS3 kits, the cartridge only version boots up in a matter of seconds.

Suleputer released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Original Soundtrack - CPCA-1022) on 20/02/1999.


* Play as Dio : At the character select screen do the following to make Dio appear...

highlight Alessy and press START

highlight D'Bo and press START

highlight Chaca and press START

highlight Milder and press START (x3)

* Play as Shadow Dio : At the character select screen do the following to make Shadow Dio appear...

highlight Alessy and press START

highlight D'Bo and press START

highlight Chaca and press START

highlight Milder and press START (x3)

highlight Dio and press START (x10)

* Play as Young Joseph : Enter the following at the character select for Young Joseph...

highlight Jotaro and press START

highlight Polnareff and press START

highlight Joseph and press START

highlight Kakyoin and press START

highlight Iggi and press START

highlight Avdol and press START

highlight joseph and press & hold START until Young Joseph appears.

* Unlock time release characters : To unlock the time release characters all at once, you need access to the machine's test menu. From there, go to Configuration, then Game, and enter the following code. A sound will confirm it. P1 Up, Down, Right, Left, Button 1, Button 2, Button 3, Button 4.

* Developer Mode: In order to access the hidden developer menu, the second byte of the arcade game's region value needs to be set to "7". Once done, the following options are available:

Pressing button 5 during gameplay will pause the gameplay until it is pressed again.

Pressing button 6 during gameplay will slow the game down. Pressing it while paused from button five will act as a frame advance.

Holding button 1 while activating the service menu will open a developer's test menu.


1. JoJo's Venture (1998)

2. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (1999)


Planner : Obata Shinichiro, Yoshifumi Fukuda (Yo JB Fukuda), Ohashi Mamoru, Koji Shimizu

Programmer : Tomohiro Ueno, Batayon, Hideo Sako (HDO), T. Kimoto (Dress), Y. Inada (INE), Oh!Ya!, Yoji Mikami (BD1)

Scroll Design : Nakatsuka, Kisabon, Chie Morisaki, Inoyan, Kanno, Yamasan, Masanori Kajita, Takashi Fujiwara

Object Design : Ball Boy, Q, Kaname, Tsuyoshi, Fujii & Peliko, Ahogen hiroshi, Narancia, Tatsuya Oshima, Yoshihiro Goda, Shiniya M, Mizuho, M. Katagiri, Nishimura M, Ohsumi Tomohiko

Design Works : Ukabin, Da-Uchi, Sakomizu

Music Compose : Yuko Takehara, Setsuo Yamamoto

Sound Design : Moe-T, Masayuki Endo

Voice Actor : Egawa Hisao, Ohkawa Tohru, Ohtsuka Yoshitada, Kishi Yuji, Tareki Tsutomu, Chiba Isshin, Nagasako Takashi, Nagasawa Miki, Madono Mitsuaki, Yanada Kiyoyuki, Hayami Show, Yasuhara Yoshito, S. Obata

Producer : Kouji Nakajima

General Producer : Noritaka Funamizu

Executive Producer : Yoshiki Okamoto


* Consoles :

Sega Dreamcast [JP] (Nov.1999, "JoJo no Kimyouna Bouken") [Model T-1205M]

Sega Dreamcast [JP] (Oct.2000, "JoJo no Kimyouna Bouken - Miraie no Isan for Matching Service") [Model T-1231M]


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.145u1 [Layne, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]

0.81u3 [?]

CD-ROM required


- 0.145u4: Renamed (jojobaa) to (jojobar1), (jojobaan) to (jojobanr1), (jojobaane) to (jojobaner1), (jojon) to (jojonr1) and (jojoan) to (jojonr2).

- 0.145u1: Layne, Smitdogg and The Dumping Union added 'JoJo no Kimyouna Bouken: Miraie no Isan (Japan 990927)' and clones '(Japan 990927, NO CD)' and 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (Euro 990927, NO CD)'. Renamed (jojoba) to (jojobaa), (jojoban) to (jojobaan) and (jojobane) to (jojobaane).

- 10th February 2012: Smitdogg - We got the rare final revision of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (990927).

- 0.142u4: Changed input from 6 to 4 buttons.

- 0.141u2: Added 32x SIMM roms to 'JoJo's Venture (USA 990108)'.

- 0.140u2: Changed description of clones 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Heritage for the Future / JoJo no Kimyouna Bouken: Miraie no Isan (Japan, 990913, NO CD)' to 'JoJo no Kimyouna Bouken: Miraie no Isan (Japan 990913, NO CD)' and 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Heritage for the Future / JoJo no Kimyouna Bouken: Miraie no Isan (Euro, 990913, NO CD)' to 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (Euro 990913, NO CD)'.

- 0.116u4: Added clone JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Heritage for the Future / JoJo no Kimyouna Bouken: Miraie no Isan (Euro, 990913, NO CD). Renamed (jojoba) to (jojoban) and (jojobaa) to (jojoba). Changed SH-2 CPU1 clock speed to 25MHz.

- 0.116u3: Various CPS3 updates [David Haywood, Andreas Naive, ElSemi]. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is now playable.

- 0.116u2: Changed SH-2 CPU1 clock speed to 6250000 Hz. Added Custom (14318166 Hz) sound. Changed visible area to 384x224. Added 'Unknown' dipswitches.

- 0.96u2: Changed parent and clone descriptions to 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Heritage for the Future / JoJo no Kimyouna Bouken: Miraie no Isan'.

- 0.86u3: R. Belmont converted JoJo's Bizarre Adventure images (CD cue+bin) to CHD.

- 0.82u2: Added clone JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (alt).

- 0.82: Added missing user1 BIOS rom.

- 0.81u3: Added JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (Capcom 1999).


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Romset: 66048 kb / 33 files / 128.5 zip

CD-ROM: 77.12 MB (Compressed: 50.5)

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="jojoba" sourcefile="cps3.c">
              <description>JoJo no Kimyouna Bouken: Miraie no Isan (Japan 990927)</description>
              <rom name="jojoba_japan.29f400.u2" size="524288" crc="3085478c" sha1="055eab1fc42816f370a44b17fd7e87ffcb10e8b7" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba(__990927)-simm1.0" size="2097152" crc="adcd8377" sha1="f1aacbe061e3bcade5cca34435c3f86aec5f1499" region="simm1.0" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba(__990927)-simm1.1" size="2097152" crc="d7590b59" sha1="bfee627ebb7cb7b28216527b17e1b06a4e6f19f4" region="simm1.1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba(__990927)-simm1.2" size="2097152" crc="e62e240b" sha1="70468cae67c009a80b45954c2a30794577343c77" region="simm1.2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba(__990927)-simm1.3" size="2097152" crc="c95450c3" sha1="55616e009b007180d1ac6290c8da44b0d864a494" region="simm1.3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba(__990927)-simm2.0" size="2097152" crc="535f2eba" sha1="167bec0dccfc2f91cb10cb1e2631ee619b3eb9fe" region="simm2.0" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba(__990927)-simm2.1" size="2097152" crc="01dd3a01" sha1="08c462219796baa3ec28d78d038a18187cd838bb" region="simm2.1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba(__990927)-simm2.2" size="2097152" crc="61432672" sha1="d0416a75d395926041f90a3d34edb96a080acfd6" region="simm2.2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba(__990927)-simm2.3" size="2097152" crc="acdc9aca" sha1="89f77ddd6286709182a676fd9bd6c333a3b16271" region="simm2.3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm3.0" size="2097152" crc="4d16e111" sha1="f198007375be65e89856d64ee2b3857a18b4eab8" region="simm3.0" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm3.1" size="2097152" crc="9b3406d3" sha1="54e90cd334d13e2c74305c6b87ebce1365ef3d59" region="simm3.1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm3.2" size="2097152" crc="f2414997" sha1="fb89d5784250538ad17fd527267b513afb6eca20" region="simm3.2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm3.3" size="2097152" crc="954b9c7d" sha1="0d64d97167d4e669d7e4f3a388f9d5ec1e18ed42" region="simm3.3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm3.4" size="2097152" crc="625adc1d" sha1="533d62759ecece10c711d99bfca403e5cba279b5" region="simm3.4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm3.5" size="2097152" crc="20a70bb4" sha1="3bd8376304ffc974fb8031eac8bebff27969538c" region="simm3.5" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm3.6" size="2097152" crc="a10ec5af" sha1="9b403260e8fbdacaa5369ab79fc05855cc6a6bdb" region="simm3.6" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm3.7" size="2097152" crc="0bd0de7a" sha1="1debecda5f282f2a1dd17e887e522a4d00c5dc9d" region="simm3.7" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm4.0" size="2097152" crc="6ea14adc" sha1="696b2ec66f3c197817a60f507a1b4c78db37f488" region="simm4.0" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm4.1" size="2097152" crc="8f4c42fb" sha1="363d769b0b066ce139125426d2da6dfa15d1eb28" region="simm4.1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm4.2" size="2097152" crc="ef0586d1" sha1="8fcc350da20e3e59fa76fa14e10f2c47233ba9dc" region="simm4.2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm4.3" size="2097152" crc="93ccc470" sha1="5d267679e61c0fb592ad5f696d3c06ec1746d0b3" region="simm4.3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm4.4" size="2097152" crc="3d9ec7d2" sha1="665b867bab928be183c2006527e55f9b8ec4a271" region="simm4.4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm4.5" size="2097152" crc="03e66850" sha1="8478662dc9db20d9a186d315a883bd1cbb5e5000" region="simm4.5" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm4.6" size="2097152" crc="01606ac3" sha1="ccc74edeca6abdd86fc1cf42ececa1ea393b3261" region="simm4.6" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm4.7" size="2097152" crc="36392b87" sha1="e62080c8461775c1e180400dfb44414679fd0fc1" region="simm4.7" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm5.0" size="2097152" crc="2ef8c60c" sha1="dea87a73a11b8edd27c3c9c5ab2af295cb5508f9" region="simm5.0" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm5.1" size="2097152" crc="cf7d7ca6" sha1="b347707b1e5bc71d28b282273f893592e5f9e333" region="simm5.1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm5.2" size="2097152" crc="b7815bfa" sha1="0b5a3a2ffe1b3c0ca765dcedc297e78e5928302b" region="simm5.2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm5.3" size="2097152" crc="9bfec049" sha1="62cc9a1920047863205544b77344ee18f310f084" region="simm5.3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm5.4" size="2097152" crc="d167536b" sha1="e2637d3486f168ce44e0a00413d38960cb86db4c" region="simm5.4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm5.5" size="2097152" crc="55e7a042" sha1="c18bda61fa005d9174a27b7b7d324004262a4525" region="simm5.5" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm5.6" size="2097152" crc="4fb32906" sha1="3a5965b3197517932c8aa4c07a6ea6a190a338d7" region="simm5.6" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="jojoba-simm5.7" size="2097152" crc="8c8be520" sha1="c461f3f76a83592b36b29afb316679a7c8972404" region="simm5.7" offset="0"/>
              <disk name="cap-jjm-1" sha1="8628d3fa555fbd5f4121082e925c1834b76c5e65" region="cdrom" index="0" writable="no"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="SH-2" clock="25000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="cps3" name="CPS3 Custom" clock="14318166"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="384" height="224" refresh="59.583393" pixclock="7500000" htotal="486" hbend="0" hbstart="384" vtotal="259" vbend="0" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="4" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="imperfect" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="65536"/>

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