Idol Mahjong: Final Romance R first launched for Sega Saturn on March 13, 1996 in Japan.
Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:
- One of the Most Popular Entries in the Final Romance Series – With a variety of animated scenes and numerous cheat items, this is the highroad of beautiful girl mahjong games!
- Set at an Academy – Challenge mahjong matches against a laudable little sister type, American exchange student, sophisticated young lady, and more! Rewards await those who attain victory, so defeat them all!
- A Deluxe Edition Combining the Arcade and Console Versions – Includes the different animated scenes from both the arcade and console versions.
- Utilize Various Items to Attain Victory – If you only have a few points and your opponent is strong, victory can still be in your grasp! Turn the tables by utilizing useful items like “Tile Swap,” “Tile Tsumikomi,” “Riichi Ippatsu Tsumoagari,” and “Dora Tile Mashimashi.” Victory is in your hands!
- Treasures Await Those Who Win – The game includes an “Album Mode” featuring various animations, Gensho Sugiyama-illustrated visuals, and even secret new visuals.