Mahjong Cop Ryū

aka: Mahjongcop Ryū: Hakurō no Yabō
Moby ID: 57545
Note: We may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made via eBay or Amazon links (prices updated 5/18 2:09 PM )

Description

Mahjong Cop Ryū is a combination of a Japanese-style adventure game and a 1-vs-1 mahjong game. It is a direct sequel to the coin-op strip mahjong game Sukeban Janshi Ryūko, and picks up the story directly after the destruction of the Janrōkai, an evil mahjong-playing organization. The player takes the role of an investigator named Ryū who is looking to find the true nature of an even greater threat that has taken the Janrōkai's place.

The main story mode features extended dialogue sequences, but these are largely linear and the only options are "speak", "show", and "threaten". In order to proceed with the story, the player must defeat a variety of colorful opponents at mahjong. The actual mahjong play is largely traditional, though there are several special techniques the player can use to gain an advantage.

In addition to the story mode, there is also a free battle mode, as well as a mahjong quiz mode and several options to change the rules of the game.

Spellings

  • MAHJONGCOP竜 白狼の野望 - Japanese in-game spelling
  • マージャンCOP竜 - Japanese spelling

Groups +

Screenshots

Credits (Genesis version)

12 People (9 developers, 3 thanks)

Chief Planner (チーフ プランナー)
Game Planner (ゲーム プランナー)
  • Komazukai Ootsu [こまづかい オオツ]
Graphic Designer (グラフィック デザイナー)
  • Ano Shimizu (credited as Ano Shimizu Dry [アノ しみず ドライ])
  • Hinooi Toriumi Special [ヒノーイ とりうみ スペシャル]
  • Kanayama 68000 (as Gian Kanayama [ジャイアン かなやま])
Programmer (プログラマー)
  • Piinchi Suzuki [ピ〜ンチ すずき]
  • Mandragora Maruyama [マンドラゴラ まるやま]
Sound (サウンド)
  • K. Nakayama (credited as Aruaru Nakayama [アルアル なかやま])
  • Kei Maruyama (credited as Hyaa Maruyama [ヒャー まるやま])
  • S. Kamei (credited as Adult Hideo Kamei [アダルトヒデオ かめい])
Special Thanks (スペシャル サンクス)
  • Hiroshi Yamamoto (credited as Hiroshiman Yamamoto [ヒロシマン やまもと])
  • Kame Ijiro~ [カメ いじろ〜]
  • Hyuuhyuu Shibata [ヒューヒュー しばた]

Analytics

MobyPro Early Access

Upgrade to MobyPro to view research rankings!

Related Games

Ambition of the Slimes
Released 2016 on Nintendo 3DS, 2017 on Nintendo Switch, 2018 on Windows
Pokémon Conquest
Released 2012 on Nintendo DS
Monster Maker: Yami no Ryū Kishi
Released 1994 on TurboGrafx CD
Quiz Tonosama no Yabō
Released 1991 on Arcade, TurboGrafx CD, PC-98
Nobunaga no Yabō DS 2
Released 2008 on Nintendo DS, 2013 on Nintendo 3DS, 2017 on iPhone...
Nobunaga's Ambition: Reppuden with Power Up Kit
Released 2006 on PSP, iPad, Android...
Nobunaga's Ambition: Iron Triangle
Released 2005 on Windows, PlayStation 2, 2013 on PlayStation 3
Nemesis 3: The Eve of Destruction
Released 1988 on MSX, 2010 on Wii, 2015 on Wii U
Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi
Released 2017 on Windows, PlayStation 4, 2018 on iPad...

Identifiers +

  • MobyGames ID: 57545
  • [ Please login / register to view all identifiers ]

Contribute

Are you familiar with this game? Help document and preserve this entry in video game history! If your contribution is approved, you will earn points and be credited as a contributor.

Contributors to this Entry

Game added by j.raido 【雷堂嬢太朗】.

Game added September 1, 2012. Last modified January 25, 2024.