Lost In Translation/Skull Fang

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Skull Fang
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Manufacturer Data East Corporation
Released 1996
8-way Joystick
4 Button(s)
Main CPU ARM (@ 7.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Stereo
YMZ280B (@ 14.000 MHz)
Raster (Vertical)
320 x 240 pixels
58.00 Hz
2,048 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 11 ROMs
18,350,080 bytes (17.50 MiB)
MAME ID skullfng

About The Game

Skull Fang is an arcade video game.

Tips and tricks

Special Mode

(Boss battle only) On the scroll selection screen, hold UP then press B3(x5), B2(x3).

Very Hard

On the scroll selection screen, hold Right then press B2(x4), B3, B2, B3, B2(x2).

Hardest Mode

On the scroll selection screen, hold Left then press B2, B3(x2), B2, B3(x2), B2, B3(x3).


If you select a 'Fighter' type pilot, you can use Thrust by 'code input' during in-game action: -

  1. Back Thrust : Up, Left or Right, Down + B3 - Back attack.
  2. Side Thrust : Right or Left, Down + B3 - Side attack.
  3. Air Brake : Down(x2) + B3 - Temporary invincibility.
  4. Hi-Ion Shield : Left, Right + B3 or Right, Left + B3 - B.Roll Power-Up.
  5. SECRET : Down(x4), Up(x2), Down + B3 - Enabled rolling attack.


  1. Vapor Trail - Hyper Offence Formation (1989)
  2. Rohga Armor Force (1991)
  3. Skull Fang (1996)


Project Manager
Koji Jinbo
Project Leader
Minoru Sano
Software Design & Production Support
Wataru Iida
Masaou Tomosawa
Hardware Design
Shingo Mitsui
Pixel Art Works
Hiroshi Tamawashi
Seiji Satoh
Yoshinari Kaihou
Tomoyuki Arakawa
Opening Movie Works
Hiroshi Tamawashi
Design Works
Hironori Kobayashi
Hiroshi Koga
Hiroshi Tamawashi
Sound Design
Character Voice (Arts Vision)
Kan Tokumaru
Nobuyuki Hiyama
Isshin Chiba
Konami Yoshida
Michiko Neya
Character Voice (Data East)
Steve Miller
Market Research & Adviser
Makoto Nagao
Hitoshi Kitazume
Marketing & Promotion
S.P. Ohshima
Tomohiko Ebi
Yasuo Sogajima
Technical Support
Tomoo Adachi
Shinichi Suzuki
Character Voice Support
Arts Vision
English Support
Steve Miller
Planning & Direction
Hironoki Kobayashi

Cabinet and Artwork


Sega Saturn (1997)

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Skull Fang ~ Avengers in Galactic Storm PCCB-00205[1] 1996-02-21 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.