Lost In Translation/Puchi Carat - Gemstone Ohkoku no Sekai

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Puchi Carat
Gemstone Ohkoku no Sekai
No screen shot.
Manufacturer Taito Corporation
Released 1997
8-way Joystick
4 Button(s)
Main CPU 68EC020 (@ 16.000 MHz)
68000 (@ 16.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Stereo
ES5505 (@ 15.238 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
320 x 232 pixels
58.97 Hz
8,192 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 23 ROMs
24,642,893 bytes (23.50 MiB)
MAME ID puchicar · puchicrj

About The Game

Puchi Carat - Gemstone Ohkoku no Sekai is an arcade video game.

Hit the ball with your paddle to destroy jewels in this simple but addictive puzzle game.


Released in October 1997.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Small Karat - Gemstone Kingdom World'.

The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 'AAA'.

Tips and tricks

Choose 3rd Costume

Press A button and Start at the same time when selecting your character.

Play As Patoraco

After inserting a coin, when C-Mond is teaching how to play, press A(x3) and Start. She will be available between Garnet and Shyst.


Atsuchi Taniguchi
Takahiro Fujito
Game designers
Atsuchi Taniguchi
Takahiro Fujito
Chiho Maeda
Ken Ninomiya
Mari Fukusaki
Yoko Kaneko
Kazuhiro Fujimoto
Nabuhiro Hosomi
Yasuhisa Watanabe (Zuntata)
Character Graphics
Chino Maeda
Ken Ninomiya
Mari Fukusaki
Yoko Kaneko
Kazuhiro Fujimoto
Nobuhiro Hosomi
Yasuhisa Watanabe (Zuntata)
Nichiaki Kaneko (I.T.L)
Tomoaki Kasuyagi (I.T.L)
Yasuhito Nagumo (I.T.L)
Character Designer
Yasunobu Kousokabe

Cabinet and Artwork


Sony PlayStation (1998)
Nintendo Game Boy Color (1999)
Sony PlayStation 2 (2005, "Taito Memories Vol. 1")
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
Puchi Carat ORIGINAL SOUND TRACKS ZTTL-0023[1] 1998-06-25 Zuntata Records 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.