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Kizuna Encounter - Super Tag Battle (c) 1996 SNK.

2-on-2 tag team battle with 10 selectable characters with huge sprites to challenge King Leo and the powerful shaman Jyazu. Very fast-paced and fun!


SNK Neo-Geo MVS hardware

Game ID : 216

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

[SNK MVS Neo-Geo Controls]

2 players - 4 buttons per player

=> [Joystick] 8-way, [A] Punch, [B] Kick, [C] Attack with weapon, [D] Switch fighter


Released on September 20, 1996.

This game is known in Japan as "Fu'un - Super Tag Battle" (translates from Japanese as 'Wind and Cloud - Super Tag Battle').

A special 4-player version named Kizuna Encounter Special Edition supports the Link-Up feature for 4 player play but it was a limited release.


In the Japanese version :

* King Lion is named 'Kage Shishioh'.

* Kim Young-Mok is named 'Kim Sue Il'.

* King Leo is named 'Shin Shishioh'.


* Gozu, Mezu, Raged Chung and Jyazu are the only characters who can make double jumps.

* Boss Code (Play as either King Leo or Jyazu) : At the character selection screen highlight Mezu, then highlight the following characters in this order : Mezu, Kim, Rosa, Gozu, Rosa, Kim, Mezu, Gordon, Joker, Eagle, Hayate, Chung, King Lion & Gozu. Now press D. You should listen Jyazu's laugh to confirm the code, now select Gozu and press Up to reveal Jyazu or select King Lion and press Up to reveal King Leo. Note : Endings are disabled for either Jyazu or King Leo and they fight alone.

* Hidden Matches : Beat Jyazu with the following teams to access an extra match : Gordon & Rosa, Hayate & Eagle, King Lion & Gozu, King Lion & Mezu. This extra match consist in a fight between your two characters (one of them is controlled by the CPU).


1. Savage Reign [Model NGM-059] (1995)

2. Kizuna Encounter - Super Tag Battle [Model NGM-216] (1996)


Object Designers : Rolly (R), Ponta, Pinkey, G. Ishidaman, Kattsun, Tashiboo, Sasa, Futatsu, Odachan, Akairo Megane, Yorumo O. K. Yo, Tohru, Takehiro Isaji, Kaoruru

Back Designers : Muramama, Eiko, Daisuke, Hidenao JF9, Shimiji

Programmers : Jaron, 0014 Take4, Bashi

Music Composers : Jojoha Kitapy, Tate Norio, Mitsuo

Producers : Takashi Nishiyama, Hiroshi Matsumoto, Akira

Directors : Mitsuzo, Kanbei Hama, Wakama2, Suery from OBC

* Voice Actors :

Rosa : Hiroko Tsuji

Gozu : Konichi Hayashi

King Lion : Masaru Naka

Chung Paifu : Humio Niwa

Syo Hayate : Konichi Hayashi

Kim Young-Mok : Yoshiaki Fujita

Mezu : Konichi Hayashi

Gordon Bowman : Hisanori Higashi

Joker : Takeshi Kokubo

Max Eagle : Kunihiko Tatsumi

King Leo : John Hulaton

Jyazu : Enma Ito

Special Thanks : Shigeti (Shigeti Extra), Wa. Da. Mo, Gabbadon, Terarin, Hori Pu, Sumida Hisashi, Nana, Taka. Gin, Tani Tani, Tako Tako, Rei Rei, M. Yasuda (Challenger), Darci Kubo (Neo Geo do Brazil), H. Miyagami, T. Seko, Anne, NKSAYNOMKKI YHKI, Melon Special, M. Sawa, GPZ


* Consoles :

SNK Neo-Geo [JP] (November 8, 1996; "Fu'un - Super Tag Battle [Model NGH-216]")

SNK Neo-Geo [US] (November 8, 1996; "Kizuna Encounter - Super Tag Battle [Model NGH-216]")

SNK Neo-Geo [EU] (November 8, 1996; "Kizuna Encounter - Super Tag Battle [Model NGH-216]")

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (June 21, 2007; "Fu'un Super Combo [NeoGeo Online Collection Vol.8] [Model SLPS-25781]")

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (May 29, 2008; "Fu'un Super Combo [NeoGeo Online Collection The Best] [Model SLPS-25866]")

Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [JP] (June 28, 2011)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.34b6 [?]



- 0.139u4: Johnboy reverted Kizuna Encounter C1 change from u3 (chip was bad, C1 was correct).

- 0.139u3: Johnboy added correct c1 rom to Kizuna Encounter.

- 0.79u2: Fixed rom names.

- 0.35b13: Changed description to 'Kizuna Encounter - Super Tag Battle / Fu'un Super Tag Battle'.

- 0.35b12: Changed description to 'Kizuna Encounter Super Tag Battle / Fu'un Super Tag Battle'.

- 0.34RC2: Added new 128k cpu2 rom.

- 0.34b7: Changed description to 'Kizuna Encounter Super Tag Battle'.

- 0.34b6: Added 'Kizuna Encounter Tag Battle (Savage Reign 2)' (SNK 1996).


Other Emulators:

* Calice

* FB Alpha

* Kawaks

* Nebula

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Romset: 30976 kb / 15 files / 15.6 zip

MAME XML Output:

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              <description>Kizuna Encounter - Super Tag Battle / Fu'un Super Tag Battle</description>
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              <biosset name="euro-s1" description="Europe MVS (Ver. 1)"/>
              <biosset name="us" description="US MVS (Ver. 2?)"/>
              <biosset name="us-e" description="US MVS (Ver. 1)"/>
              <biosset name="asia" description="Asia MVS (Ver. 3)"/>
              <biosset name="japan" description="Japan MVS (Ver. 3)"/>
              <biosset name="japan-s2" description="Japan MVS (Ver. 2)"/>
              <biosset name="japan-s1" description="Japan MVS (Ver. 1)"/>
              <biosset name="mv1c" description="NEO-MVH MV1C"/>
              <biosset name="japan-j3" description="Japan MVS (J3)"/>
              <biosset name="japan-hotel" description="Custom Japanese Hotel"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_3" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.3)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_3o" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.3, older?)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_2" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.2)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_1" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.1)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_0" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.0)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_3" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.3)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_2" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.2)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_2o" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.2, older)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_1" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.1)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_0" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.0)"/>
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              <rom name="japan-j3.bin" merge="japan-j3.bin" bios="japan-j3" size="131072" crc="dff6d41f" sha1="e92910e20092577a4523a6b39d578a71d4de7085" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
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              <rom name="uni-bios_2_3o.rom" merge="uni-bios_2_3o.rom" bios="uni-bios_2_3o" size="131072" crc="601720ae" sha1="1b8a72c720cdb5ee3f1d735bbcf447b09204b8d9" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
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              <rom name="uni-bios_1_2o.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_2o.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_2o" size="131072" crc="e19d3ce9" sha1="af88ef837f44a3af2d7144bb46a37c8512b67770" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
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              <rom name="uni-bios_1_0.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_0.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_0" size="131072" crc="0ce453a0" sha1="3b4c0cd26c176fc6b26c3a2f95143dd478f6abf9" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="216-p1.p1" size="2097152" crc="75d2b3de" sha1="ee778656c26828935ee2a2bfd0ce5a22aa681c10" region="maincpu" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="216-s1.s1" size="131072" crc="efdc72d7" sha1="be37cbf1852e2e4c907cc799b754b538544b6703" region="fixed" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sfix.sfix" merge="sfix.sfix" size="131072" crc="c2ea0cfd" sha1="fd4a618cdcdbf849374f0a50dd8efe9dbab706c3" region="fixedbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="000-lo.lo" merge="000-lo.lo" size="131072" crc="5a86cff2" sha1="5992277debadeb64d1c1c64b0a92d9293eaf7e4a" region="zoomy" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sm1.sm1" merge="sm1.sm1" size="131072" crc="94416d67" sha1="42f9d7ddd6c0931fd64226a60dc73602b2819dcf" region="audiobios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="216-m1.m1" size="131072" crc="1b096820" sha1="72852e78c620038f8dafde5e54e02e418c31be9c" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
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              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12000000"/>
              <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="YM2610" clock="8000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="224" refresh="59.185606" pixclock="6000000" htotal="384" hbend="30" hbstart="350" vtotal="264" vbend="16" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="4" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Test Switch" tag="IN0" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin Chutes?" tag="IN0" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="1?" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2?" value="2" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Autofire (in some games)" tag="IN0" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="COMM Setting (Cabinet No.)" tag="IN0" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="24" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="COMM Setting (Link Enable)" tag="IN0" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="IN0" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="IN0" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="0"/>

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