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Fantastic Journey (ver EAA)


Fantastic Journey (c) 1994 Konami.


A horizontally scrolling shoot'em up.


- TECHNICAL -


Konami GX hardware

Game ID : GX321


Main CPU : 68EC020 (@ 24 Mhz)

Sound CPU : 68000 (@ 9.2 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) K054539 (@ 48 Khz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 288 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 8192


Players : 4

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


This game is known in Japan as "Gokujyou Parodius! - Kako no Eikou wo Motomete".


Stage 1 music is a remix of 'In the Mood', by Joe Garland.

Stage 1 boss music is a remix of 'Carmen Toreador Song', by Georges Bizet.

Stage 2 music is a remix of 'Stars and Stripes Forever', by John Philip Sousa.

Stage 3 music is a remix of 'Tritsch-Tratsch Polka', by Johann Strauss.

Stage 3 boss music is a remix of 'Mambo No. 5', by Damaso Perez Prado.

Stage 4 music is a remix of 'William Tell Overture', by Gioacchino Rossini.

Stage 4 boss music is a remix of "Gradius"'s Aircraft Carrier music.

Stage 5 music is a megamix of 'Yankee Doodle', 'Ej Lucka, Lucka' / Czech Folk Song, 'Mary Had a Little Lamb', 'Circus Song' (Chopsticks), 'London Bridge', 'Picnic'.

Stage 5 boss music is a remix of 'Piano Sonata K.331, 3rd : Rondo Alla Turca', by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Stage 6 music is a remix of 'Juugoya Otsukisan', by Nagayo Motoori.

Stage 6 boss music is a remix of 'Zuizui Zukkorobashi', by Japanese Children's Song.

Moai Ship stage music is a remix of 'Die Walkure', by Richard Wagner.

Moai Ship stage boss music is a remix of 'Symphony No.25 in G minor, K.183; 1st movement', by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Stage 7 music is a remix of 'Symphony No.9 in E minor : From The New World', by Antonin Dvorak.

Special stage music is a megamix of music from others Konami Games : "TwinBee", "Salamander", "AJax", "Gradius II", "Gradius III", "Thunder Cross".

Special stage boss music is a remix of 'Flight of the Bumblebee', by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

Ranking table music is a remix of 'The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a', by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.


King Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Gokujyou Parodius - KICA-7641) on 05/07/1994.


- SERIES -


1. Parodius - Tako wa Chikyuu o Sukuu (1988, MSX)

2. Parodius Da! - Shinwa kara Owarai e (1990)

3. Fantastic Journey (1994)

4. Jikkyou Oshaberi Parodius (1995, Nintendo Super Famicom)

5. Sexy Parodius (1996)


- STAFF -


Programmers : Chichibinta Tsukasa, V. Mailer

Character Designers : Shuzilow.Ha, Magurou, Taro Maru, Ishimaroid, Bon.Natsumi

Music : Prophet Fukami, M.Puddin' Satoko, Sitar Senoo

Sound effects : Gokujyou-Tasaka, 118

Hard designers : Million Hide, Suke, Escape Yoshiaki, Nanba Shot Tom

Product designer : Poper Takashi