BIO HAZARD DRAMA ALBUM ~The Doomed Raccoon City~ VOL.1 (運命のラクーンシティ Ummei no rakūn-shiti?) is a radioplay which aired in December 1997, listened to on both Nippon Cultural Broadcasting and Radio Osaka in four parts on the show "Satake and Hayashibara's Lawless School" (佐竹・林原の無法塾). It was later released on CD-ROM on 21 February 1998. This play served as a means of advertising the upcoming 1998 game, Resident Evil 2. The story was written by Resident Evil 2 writer Noboru Sugimura, who worked alongside fellow tokusatsu drama writers Shōzō Uehara, Junichi Miyashita, Susumu Takaku and Hirohisa Soda.

Episode list

No. Name Airdate
1 Omen of Tragedy (惨劇の兆し) Unknown
2 The Mansion Beckons (洋館が招く) Unknown
3 A Corpse from the Ceiling (天井の屍体) Unknown
4 Resurrection of a Ghost (死霊の復活) Unknown
5 Spread of the Disease (疫病の氾濫) Unknown
6 Abnormality! (変調!) Unknown
7 Life or Death Struggle (死闘) Unknown
8 A Warning... (警告・・・) Unknown


With the success of BIO HAZARD ~The Tragedy of Makoba Village~ SOUND DRAMA, which aired on the Gamer's Paradise show from May-June 1997, Capcom and Flagship made plans to promote Resident Evil 2 with a 32-part prequel story. Rather than cover a 32-part epic, Flagship devised a three-part anthology series, with the eight-episode first part - Volume 1 - being set immediately before the t-Virus contaminates the water supply. Volume 1 aired on Satake and Hayashibara's Lawless School, which had a weekly block at 21:30-22:00 on Tuesday nights.[1]


Character Actor Notes
Jane (ジェーン Jēn?) Rumi Kasahara (笠原 留美) A student at Raccoon City High School. 17 years old.
Jim Marker (ジム Jimu?) Kenji Nojima (野島 健児) Jane's classmate. 17 years old.
Nick (ニック Nikku?) Tetsuo Sakaguchi (坂口 哲夫) Jane's father. 45 years old.
Anita (アニタ Anita?) Akiko Sekine (関根 明子) Jane's mother. 40 years old.
Norman (ノーマン Nōman?) Osamu Saka (阪 脩) Jane's neighbor. 55 years old.
Wight (ホワイト Howaito?) Ryōichi Tanaka (田中 亮一)
Schoolboy A (男子生徒A Danshi seito A?) Masaya Takatsuka (高塚 正也)
Schoolboy B (男子生徒B Danshi seito B?) Kazuhiko Watanabe (渡辺 和彦)
Announcer's voice (アナウンサーの声 Anaunsā no koe?) Kazuhiko Watanabe (渡辺 和彦)
Driver (運転手 Untenshu?) Tomohisa Asō (麻生 智久)
Manager Yasunori Masutani (増谷 康紀)
Bartender (バーテン Bāten?) Tomohisa Asō (麻生 智久)
Police officer A (警官A Keikan A?) Yasunori Masutani (増谷 康紀)
Police officer B (警官B Keikan B?) Shōgo Sakamoto (坂本 正吾)
Voice on the radio (woman) (無線の声(女) Musen no koe (on'na)?) Rika Komatsu (小松 里賀)
Announcer A (アナA?) Chie Ishibashi (石橋 千恵)
Announcer B (アナB?) Eriko Fujimaki (藤巻 恵理子)
Fireman (消防署男 Shōbōsho otoko?) Tomohisa Asō (麻生 智久)
Man's voice (男の声 Otoko no koe?) Yasunori Masutani (増谷 康紀)
Man A (男A Otoko A?) Masaya Takatsuka (高塚 正也) Appears in The Second Night
Man A (男A Otoko A?) Kazuhiko Watanabe (渡辺 和彦) Appears in The Fourth Night
Man B (男B Otoko B?) Masaya Takatsuka (高塚 正也)
Man C (男C Otoko C?) Shōgo Sakamoto (坂本 正吾)
Woman A (女A On'na A?) Chie Ishibashi (石橋 千恵) Appears in The Second Night
Woman A (女A On'na A?) Rika Komatsu (小松 里賀) Appears in The Fourth Night
Woman B (女B On'na B?) Eriko Fujimaki (藤巻 恵理子)


  • Executive Producer: Kenichi Tanaka
  • Producer: Mareo Yamada
  • A&R: Hidenori Shinohara
  • Director: Daigo Uchida
  • Promoter: Ken Sekiguchi
  • Coordinator: Jun Miyakoshi
  • Recording Engineer: Takashi Tachibana
  • Assistant Engineer: Yasuhiro Sekii
  • Booking: Yasuaki Sumi
  • Mixing Engineer: Masahiko Yamazaki
  • Music Producer: Motohiro Tsuji
  • Composer: Chiharu Kuroki; Capcom Sound Team
  • Solo Violin: Reiko Tsuchiya
  • Sound Effects: Kazuhiro Yamahara
  • Mastering Engineer: Yoshihiko Ando
  • Mastering Studio: Harion
  • Art Coordinator: Ayako Mori
  • Art Desiner: Takayuki Ohta
  • Promoter: Yoshihiro Sudo
  • Scenario:



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