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1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Control a WWII airplane fighting against small airplanes and big airplanes. This update to 1943 was released in Japan only.

1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen was produced by Capcom in 1987.

Capcom released 228 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Capcom was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Capcom during the time period 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen was produced include: Legendary Wings, Side Arms - Hyper Dyne, Ares No Tsubasa - The Legendary Soldiers, Speed Rumbler, The, Rush & Crash, Black Dragon, 1943: The Battle Of Midway, Avengers, Black Tiger, and Bionic Commando


Name 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen
Developer Capcom (Japan)
Year 1987
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 6768
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Loop
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.58 (7 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.17

Overall Like 4.33
Fun (Social) 4.33
Fun (Solo) 3.83
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 3.43

Gameplay 3.50
Graphics 3.43
Originality 3.83
Sound/Music 3.67

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen Census

There are 14,948 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,545 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,379 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Common - There are 24 known instances of this machine owned by 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 21 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen. There is one active VAPS member looking for a 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen circuit board set.

This game ranks a 9 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 3 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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