Lost In Translation/Tengai

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Manufacturer Psikyo
Released 1996
8-way Joystick
3 Button(s)
Main CPU 68EC020 (@ 16.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 4.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Stereo
YMF278B (@ 33.869 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
320 x 224 pixels
59.30 Hz
4,096 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 11 ROMs
16,122,112 bytes (15.38 MiB)
MAME ID tengai

About The Game

Tengai is an horizontal arcade video game shoot-em-up with 5 selectable characters who have their own storyline and ending.

Additional Technical Information

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2 (FIRE, SPECIAL)


Released in April 1996.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Beyond The Heavens'.

This game is known in Japan as "Sengoku Blade - Sengoku Ace Episode II".

The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 3 smileys, and 'THAT all IS all WRONG' appears.

Soundtrack releases :

Sengoku Blade / Psikyo [Pony Canyon / Scitron - PCCB-00216 - May 17, 1996]

Tips and tricks

Extra Features

If you hold Test Button + PL1 Button 1 during boot, you get extra options in the test menu. A level skip, BG test usually etc...

Play As Ayin

At the character selection screen, highlight the [?] and press Up(X3), Down(X3), Up(X7) and Ayin will appear.


  1. Samurai Aces (1993)
  2. Tengai (1996)
  3. Sengoku Cannon - Sengoku Ace Episode III (2005, Sony PSP)


Composed By
Masaki Izutani

Cabinet and Artwork


Sega Saturn (1996)
Sony PlayStation 2 (2004, "Psikyo Shooting Collection Vol. 2")

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.