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1990s

1995
1996 - Resident Evil
1997 - Resident Evil: Director's Cut
1998 - Resident Evil 2
1999 - Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

2000s

2000 - Resident Evil CODE:Veronica & Resident Evil Survivor
2001
2002 - Resident Evil (remake) & Resident Evil 0
2003 - Resident Evil Outbreak
2004
2005 - Resident Evil 4
2006
2007 - Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles
2008
2009 - Resident Evil 5

2010s

2010
2011
2012 - Resident Evil: Revelations & Resident Evil 6
2013
2014
2015 - Resident Evil: Revelations 2
2016
2017 - Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
2018
2019 - Resident Evil 2 (remake)

2020s

2020 - Resident Evil 3 (remake)
2021 - Resident Evil Village
2022
2023 - Resident Evil 4 (remake)
2024


1999 was a common year starting on Friday.

Key[]

Release date
Press event
Actor birth/death
Behind-the-scenes
Real world event
The Little Runaway Sherry - front cover

Events[]

Date Event Key
January
Monday 4 January BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.48 is published in Hong Kong.[1]
Monday 11 January BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.49 is published in Hong Kong.[2]
Monday 18 January BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.50 is published in Hong Kong.[3]
Monday 25 January BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.51 is published in Hong Kong.[4]
Friday 29 January Birth of actor Reo Shimura.[5]
February
Monday 1 February BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.52 is published in Hong Kong.[6]
Sunday 6 February As the first month in a promotional deal with Radio Osaka, the show Iizuka Mayumi no MEGA-TON Smile airs the first chapter of the new radio play, BIOHAZARD 2 DRAMA ALBUM ~The Little Runaway Sherry~, titled "The Two Girls".[7][8][note 1]
Monday 8 February BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.53 is published in Hong Kong.[9]
Sunday 13 February Iizuka Mayumi no MEGA-TON Smile airs the second chapter of The Little Runaway Sherry, titled "Raccoon City Again...".[7]
Wednesday 17 February BIOHAZARD 2 ReMIX~met@morPhoses~ is confirmed to be in development.[10]
Friday 19 February BIOHAZARD 2 is released for the Windows 9x in Japan.[11]
Saturday 20 February Iizuka Mayumi no MEGA-TON Smile airs the third chapter of The Little Runaway Sherry, titled "Sherry, the Devil's Child".[7]
Capcom holds promotional events at the Nihonbashi Sofmap in Osaka and the Nagoya Yamagiwa Nadia Park for BIOHAZARD 2. Contestants who successfully speed-run The TO-FU Survivor within 10 minutes win a Capcom mouse-pad and a BIOHAZARD NIGHTMARE poster.[12]
Sunday 21 February Capcom continues with its promotional events again in Osaka and also at the Tokyo Akihabara shopping hub. While the competition is the same, the Tokyo event includes appearances from popular cosplayers.[12]
Monday 24 February BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.54 is published in Hong Kong.[13]
Sunday 27 February Iizuka Mayumi no MEGA-TON Smile airs the fourth and final chapter of The Little Runaway Sherry, titled "Sherry, Live!".[7]
Sunday 28 February Resident Evil 2 is released for the Windows 9x in the United States.[citation needed]
March
Monday 3 March BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.55 is published in Hong Kong.[14]
Sunday 8 March Radio Osaka's Iizuka Mayumi no MEGA-TON Smile airs the first chapter of the new radio play, BIOHAZARD 2 Drama Album ~The Female Spy Ada Lives~, titled "The French Troops Dispatch".[8]
Sunday 15 March Iizuka Mayumi no MEGA-TON Smile airs the second chapter of The Female Spy Ada Lives, titled "Castle of Nightmares‏‎".[8]
Monday 16 March BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.56 is published in Hong Kong.[15]
Thursday 19 March The TGS 1999 Spring event takes place. Capcom offers a limited LP-version of the BIOHAZARD 2 ReMIX ~met@morPhoses~ album for sale at its booth.[16]
Saturday 21 March The Spring TGS event comes to an end.[16]
Sunday 22 March Iizuka Mayumi no MEGA-TON Smile airs the third chapter of The Female Spy Ada, titled "Leon...".[8]
Wednesday 24 March BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.57 is published in Hong Kong.[17]
Sunday 29 March Iizuka Mayumi no MEGA-TON Smile airs the fourth and final chapter of The Female Spy Ada, titled "Come Back to Life, Ada!".[8] This concludes Capcom's promotional deal with Radio Osaka.[8]
Wednesday 31 March BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.58 is published in Hong Kong.[18]
April
Undated Resident Evil 2 is released for the Windows 9x in Europe.[citation needed]
Monday 12 April Representing the families of the three victims, lawyer Jack Thompson sues several video game developers over the 1997 Heath High School shooting, with Resident Evil cited as an example of the violent video games owned by shooter Michael Carneal.
Wednesday 7 April BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.59 is published in Hong Kong.[19]
Capcom confirms the launch date of the BIOHAZARD2 ReMIX ~met@morPhoses~.[20]
Wednesday 14 April BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.60 is published in Hong Kong.[21]
Tuesday 20 April Students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold murder twelve students and one teacher and injure a further twenty-four others in a mass-shooting and attempted bombing of the Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado.
The "BIOHAZARD Monthly AM2: 22 in Fura" promotional event is held at the Fura night-club in Shibuya, Tokyo.[22]
Wednesday 21 April BIOHAZARD 2 Drama Album ~The Female Spy Ada Lives~ is released on CD.[citation needed]
Wednesday 21 April CD copies of the album used at the BIOHAZARD Monthly event, titled "BIOHAZARD 2 ReMIX ~met@morPhoses~", go on sale. Copies bought from Shibuya Tower Records or Shibuya HMV stores come with discount tickets for admission while the event takes place.[22]
Friday 23 April Birth of voice actress Sumire Morohoshi.[23]
May
Wednesday 19 May The "BIOHAZARD Monthly AM2: 22 in Fura" promotional event comes to a close.[22]
July
Monday 26 July Birth of voice actor Hugo Myara.[24]
August
Wednesday 25 August The BIOHAZARD Orchestra Concert takes place.[25]
September
Wednesday 22 September BIOHAZARD 3 LAST ESCAPE is released for the PlayStation in Japan.[26]
A limited-edition copy of the BIOHAZARD 3 LAST ESCAPE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK goes on-sale. Only 5000 copies are sold.[25]
October
Thursday 21 October A separate recording of the BIOHAZARD Orchestra Concert - not recorded during the public concert - is released on CD as the BIOHAZARD Orchestra Album.[25]
Sunday 31 October Resident Evil 2 is released for the Nintendo 64 in the United States.[citation needed]
November
Thursday 11 November Resident Evil 3: Nemesis is released for the PlayStation in the United States.[citation needed]
December
Undated Tokyo Marui releases the "Desert Eagle.50 AE (Biohazard 2 model)".[27]
Wednesday 8 December Birth of voice actor Eduardo Drummond.[28]
Wednesday 22 December BIOHAZARD 2 is released for the Dreamcast in Japan.[citation needed]


Sources[]

notes
  1. The show "Iizuka Mayumi no MEGA-TON Smile" was advertised to air on Saturday nights between 24:00-25:00. In a Western understanding, this would put it on Sunday.
references
  1. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.48 (1999), rear cover.
  2. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.49 (1999), rear cover.
  3. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.50 (1999), rear cover.
  4. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.51 (1999), rear cover.
  5. 志村玲於 (Japanese). stardust. Retrieved on 2023-05-08.
  6. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.52 (1999), rear cover.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 カプコンのラジオドラマ / 次は「バイオ2」だ! (Japanese). nlab.itmedia.co.jp (27 December 1998). Retrieved on 2020-10-02.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 ヘッドライン (Japanese). capcom.co.jp. Archived from the original on 1999-10-08. Retrieved on 2020-01-02.
  9. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.53 (1999), rear cover.
  10. FEBRUARY 1999 (Japanese). capcom.co.jp. Archived from the original on 2001-04-10.
  11. BIOHAZARD2 (Japanese). capcom.co.jp. Archived from the original on 1999-01-28. Retrieved on 2020-01-02.
  12. 12.0 12.1 BIOHAZARD 2 EVENT (Japanese). capcom.co.jp. Archived from the original on 1999-04-29. Retrieved on 2023-05-03.
  13. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.54 (1999), rear cover.
  14. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.55 (1999), rear cover.
  15. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.56 (1999), rear cover.
  16. 16.0 16.1 バイオハザード 2 ReMIX ~met@morPhoses~ (Japanese). suleputer.capcom.co.jp. Archived from the original on 2000-09-19. Retrieved on 2020-01-02.
  17. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.57 (1999), rear cover.
  18. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.58 (1999), rear cover.
  19. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.59 (1999), rear cover.
  20. April 1999 (Japanese). capcom.co.jp. Archived from the original on 2001-04-10. Retrieved on 2023-05-03.
  21. BIO HAZARD 2 VOL.60 (1999), rear cover.
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 ヘッドライン (Japanese). suleputer.capcom.co.jp. Archived from the original on 2000-01-18. Retrieved on 2020-01-02.
  23. 諸星 すみれ (Japansese). Talent Data Bank. Retrieved on 2023-05-08.
  24. Hugo Myara (Brazilian-Portuguese). Dublagem Wiki. Retrieved on 2023-05-08.
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 キカイオーサントラに関するおわびとお知らせ(再度追加) (Japanese). suleputer.capcom.co.jp. Archived from the original on 1999-10-12. Retrieved on 2020-10-02.
  26. BIOHAZARD 3 LAST ESCAPE. Capcom.co.jp. Retrieved on 2021-04-07.
  27. BIO History (Japanese). Tokyo-Marui. Archived from the original on 2015-08-22. Retrieved on 2022-10-08.
  28. Eduardo Drummond (Brazilian-Portuguese). Dublagem Wiki. Retrieved on 2023-05-08.
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