Lost In Translation/Nastar

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Nastar marquee.
No screen shot.
Nastar control panel.
Manufacturer Taito Corporation Japan
Released 1988
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU 68000 (@ 12.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 4.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
YM2610 (@ 8.000 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
320 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
4,096 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 11 ROMs
2,687,496 bytes (2.56 MiB)
MAME ID nastar · nastarw · rastsag2

About The Game

Nastar is an arcade video game.


This game is known in Japan as "Rastan Saga II" and in US as "Nastar Warrior".

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Taito DJ Station : G.S.M. Taito 5 - PCCB-00037) on 21/08/1990.

Zuntata Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Zuntata History L'ab-normal 1st - ZTTL-0038) on 01/04/1999.

Tips and tricks

Level Select

Boot machine with service switch pressed.

Message Appears

  • SERVICE SWITCH ERROR, press 1p Start(x3), service switch, 1p Start.
  • SELECT BY DOWN SW, select level with joy Down/Up and push Start button.


  1. Rastan (1987)
  2. Nastar (1988)
  3. Warrior Blade - Rastan Saga Episode III (1991)


Hideaki Tomioka
Mari Iwano
Kazuhiko Sugiyama
Ted Aono
Manabu Doi
Hardware Designer
Eikichi Takahashi
Music Composed By
Hisayoshi Ogura
Sound Editor
Yasuhisa Watanabe
Graphic Designer
Hiroyasu Nagai
Game & Art Designer
Hisaya Yabusaki

Cabinet and Artwork


NEC PC-Engine (1990)
Sega Mega Drive (1991)
Sony PlayStation 2 (2005, "Taito Memories Vol. 2")
Microsoft XBOX (2006, "Taito Legends 2")
Sony PlayStation 2 (2006, "Taito Legends 2")
PC [CD-ROM] (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Taito DJ Station -G.S.M. Taito 5- PCCB-00037[1] 1990-08-21 Pony Canyon/Scitron CD version.
Shindaichi -G.S.M. Taito 6- PCCB-00064[2] 1991-06-21 Pony Canyon/Scitron CD version.
Z-REPLICA Vol.3 Legend THE RASTAN ZTTL-0029[3] 1998-09-21 Zuntata Records CD version.
ZUNTATA HISTORY L'ab-normal 1st ZTTL-0038[4] 1999-04-01 Zuntata Records CD version.
THE VERY BEST OF OGR GALLERy ~Concepts~ ZTTL-0049[5] 1999-12-18 Zuntata Records 2 CD version.
Gaesen Oh - Scitron Game Music Mega Mix Vol.1 KGCD-0001[6] 1994-01-01 Pony Canyon/Scitron CD 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.