Lost In Translation/Tiger Road

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Tiger Road
Tiger Road marquee.
No screen shot.
Tiger Road control panel.
Manufacturer Capcom (Romstar license)
Released 1987
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU 68000 (@ 6.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 4.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
(2x) YM2203 (@ 3.580 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
256 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
576 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 18 ROMs
1,933,568 bytes (1.84 MiB)
MAME ID tigeroad · tigerodb · toramich

About The Game

Tiger Road is an arcade video game.

'Ryu Ken Oh' raided villages and kidnapped small children to brainwash them and make them into soldiers. Master of 'Oh Rin' temple ordered his best student 'Lee Wong' to destroy 'Ryu Ken Oh' and save the children. To meet with 'Ryu Ken Oh', 'Lee Wong' must clear 4 stages and destroy big enemy at the end of each stage. 'Lee Wong' was given a magical jacket to jump and fly around, and weapons from the master to destroy 'Ryu Ken Oh'.

Additional Technical Information

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2 (ATTACK, JUMP)


Released in November 1987.

Licensed to Romstar for US manufacture and distribution (December 1987).

This game is known in Japan as "Tora-he no Michi".

Alfa Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Capcom Game Music Vol.3 - 28XA-204) on 25/04/1988.


  • Tiger Road has a stage select, unlike the Japanese version.
  • All the voices from the Japanese "Tora-he no Michi" have been removed in Tiger Road.

Tips and tricks

  • To obtain a special weapon 'Tora Ki Koh', player must clear 'practice or asceticism' stage twice. Player can only use green power life gage earned in 'practice or asceticism' stage with this weapon as long as player does not get hit by enemies.


Director & Martial Arts Guidance
Lee Wong
Planners & Directors
Lee Wong
Shin Wong
Special Effects
Chan Yuki
Tom Yang
Mah Shing
Art Experts
Ryu Kyu
Ei Show
Take Pong
Art Stagehands
Wody Ring
Chan Sada
Chan Lee
Moh Ring
Koh Emy
Koh Elliy
Ziggy Yoe
Ji Shing
Sound Effects
Hero Yoe
Mie Maru
Music By
Harumi Fujita
Tamayo Kawamoto (7 non-specified tracks)
Junko Tamiya (Training Bonus Stage)

Cabinet and Artwork


Box art for the Go! port of Tiger Road.
NEC PC-Engine (1990)
Sony Playstation 2 (2006, "Capcom Classics Collection, Volume 2")
Microsoft XBOX (2006, "Capcom Classics Collection, Volume 2")
Atari ST (1987)
Commodore C64 (1988)
Amstrad CPC (1988)
Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1988)
Commodore Amiga ("Tiger Road", 1987, Go!)

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Capcom Game Music VOL.3 28XA-204[1] 1988-04-20 Alfa Records CD version.
Capcom Game Music VOL.3 ALC-22924[2] 1988-04-20 Alfa Records Cassette version.
Capcom Game Music VOL.3 ALR-22924[3] 1988-04-20 Alfa Records Vinyl version.
Capcom Game Music VOL.3 SCDC-00198[4] 2002-08-21 Scitron Digital Content Inc. CD version.
GS SELECTION - GS Club Special Project N/A[5] 1988-03-01 Softbank Publishing Double vinyl version.

External Links


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.