Space Harrier

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  • TurboGrafx-16
  • PC Engine
  • PC-8801 mkII SR
  • PC-6001 mkII

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Space Harrier
System(s): PC-6001 mkII, PC-8801 mkII SR, PC Engine, TurboGrafx-16
PC-6001 mkII
PC-8801 mkII SR
Dempa Micomsoft
PC Engine
NEC Avenue
NEC Technologies
Licensor: Sega
Developer(s) of original games: Sega
Original system(s): Arcade boards
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
PC-6001 mkII

PC-8801 mkII SR

PC Engine
¥6,7006,700 H67G-1002
Non-NEC versions


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Space Harrier (スペースハリアー) is an arcade third-person rail shooter game developed by Yu Suzuki and Studio 128, and manufactured by Sega, becoming one of the company's most successful and influential games and helping to solidify Sega's presence as one of the heavy hitters of the arcade scene.

The game saw many ports to different consoles and home computers, including ports to the PC-6001 mkII, PC-8801 mkII SR and PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16.

Production credits

PC Engine version

  • Main Progammer: T.Kurebayashi
  • Music Driver: Perfect Senoko
  • Music Editor: Nazo1 Ken Ken
  • Sound Effector: ROM Writer Nasu
  • Graphic Coding: T.Matsushima, T.Kurebayashi
  • Test Player: K.Tsuchida, A.Yamashita
  • Special thanks to: Daddy Naniwa, T.Tabeta
- Space Harrier -
(C) Sega 1986
In-game credits (JP)

(C) Sega 1986/(C) NEC Avenue 1988
JP manual[2]

PC-8801 mkII SR version

  • Main Program: Kazuhisa Ishida
  • Sub Program: Kazuhisa Ishida
  • Sound: Kazuhisa Ishida
  • Music: Kazuhisa Ishida
  • Data: Kazuhisa Ishida
  • Art: Kazuhisa Ishida
  • Special Thanks to: Kenji Komiyama, Naniwa San/Dempa Micomsoft, KSK (KURE Soft)
  • USED Computers: PC-8001mk2SR (Program), PC-88VA (TEST Play)
  • Musicians of Programming BGM: Seiko Matsuda/Candies, Mako Ishino/Takako Ohta, Himekami Sensation
Copyright 1985 Sega(R)
Copyright 1988 Dempa Micomsoft/K.Ishida

Digital manuals

Magazine articles

Main article: Space Harrier/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

PC-6001 mkII version

PC-6001, JP
SpaceHarrier PC6001mkII JP Box.jpg

PC-8801 mkII SR version

PC-8801 mkII SR, JP
SpaceHarrier PC8801 JP Box Front.jpg

PC Engine version

PC Engine, JP
Space Harrier PCE HuCard Back.jpgSpace Harrier PCE HuCard Spine.jpgSpaceHarrier PCE JP Box Front.jpg

TurboGrafx-16 version

TurboGrafx-16, US
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SpaceHarrier TG16 US Box Front JewelCase.jpg
Jewel Case

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
PC Engine
CRC32 64580427
MD5 2c476453f2156c7afe10b5ed1fa60955
SHA-1 b59ccab8f7e73d4a9b29ccd8befb78cbcd491fa4
512kB Card (JP)
CRC32 43b05eb8
MD5 b87aba8faae39f238a8b2176daec96f4
SHA-1 948e6a5c30dcf945ab8332009ae4fa3ab231255a
512kB Card (US)


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