Lost In Translation/Genpei ToumaDen

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Genpei ToumaDen
No screen shot.
Manufacturer Namco
Released 1986
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU (2x) M6809 (@ 1.536 MHz)
HD63701 (@ 1.536 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
YM2151 (@ 3.580 MHz)
Namco CUS30 (@ 24.000 kHz)
Namco 63701X (@ 6.000 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
288 x 224 pixels
60.61 Hz
4,096 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 25 ROMs
1,614,880 bytes (1.54 MiB)
MAME ID genpeitd

About The Game

Genpei ToumaDen is an arcade video game.

Make your way along a very strange landscape fighting enemies as they appear.


Released in October 1986.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Genji and Heike Clans Defeat Demon Story'.

Alfa Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Namco Game Music Vol.1 - 28XA-170) on 25/07/1987.


  1. Genpei Toumaden (1986)
  2. Genpei Toumaden - Kan no Ni (1992, NEC PC Engine)


Music Composed By
Norio Nakagata

Cabinet and Artwork


NEC PC-Engine (1990)
Sony PlayStation (1996, "Namco Museum Vol.4")
Sharp X68000 (1988)

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Legend of Game Music ~Premium Box~ SCDC-00410~7[1] 2005-03-24 Scitron Digital Contents 8 CD version.
Game Sound Museum ~Namcot~ S3 Genpei Toumaden SDEX-0052[2] 2004-12-23 Scitron CD version.
Genpei Toumaden Sound Sheet N/A[3] 1989-12-01 Shogakukan Vinyl version.


The contents of this page are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
The sources used include MAME (version 0.113u2) and history.dat (revision 1.28 - 2008-10-18).
Please see http://www.arcade-history.com for credits.