Lost In Translation/Legend of Success Joe

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Legend of Success Joe
Neo-Geo marquee.
No screen shot.
Neo-Geo control panel.
Manufacturer SNK
Released 1991
8-way Joystick
4 Button(s)
Main CPU Neo-Geo
68000 (@ 12.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 4.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Stereo
YM2610 (@ 8.000 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
320 x 224 pixels
59.19 Hz
4,096 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 19 ROMs
7,405,568 bytes (7.06 MiB)
MAME ID legendos

About The Game

Legend of Success Joe is an arcade video boxing game with a Rocky-like storyline.

Additional Technical Information

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2

=> [A] Jab/Straight/Hook/Uppercut/Body, [B] Sway/Low guard/Block


Released in July 1991.

This game is known in Japan as "Ashita no Joe Densetsu" (translates from Japanese as 'Legend of Tomorrow's Joe').

This game is based on the classic manga/anime series Ashita no Joe (Tomorrow's Joe). The manga ran from 1968 to 1973 in Shonen Magazine.


  1. Success Joe (1990)
  2. Legend of Success Joe (1991)


Original Author
Asao Takamori
Original Picture
Tetsuya Chiba
Chief Programmer
Hirofumi Sakaue
Assistance Programmer
Takashi Iehara
Chief Character Designer
Koji Tomoto
Assistance Designer
Kenichiro Matsumoto
Total Producer
Teruo Ohira

Cabinet and Artwork


Nintendo Super Famicom (1992, "Ashita no Joe Boxing")

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