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Charlie Ninja Charlie Ninja - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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You control a cartoonish ninja-type character who must attempt to shoot all the enemies and defeat the boss at the end of each stage.

Charlie Ninja was produced by Mitchell in 1994.

Mitchell released 14 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1989. Mitchell was based in United States.

Other machines made by Mitchell during the time period Charlie Ninja was produced include: Lady Killer, Funky Jet, Karate Chakun Yaraku Shanku: The Karate Tournament, Super Pang, Pang, Super X, Pang 3, Cannon-Dancer, Osman, and Puzz Loop


Name Charlie Ninja
Developer Mitchell (United States)
Year 1994
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7316
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Shoot|Jump
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

A great platform game, very similar to Spinmaster. The first level is in the far west and looks like Sunset Riders. Try to shoot all the bad guys and defeat the boss at the end of each stage. The game ends after completing all five stages.

Game Play

Level one is set in the Wild West. Level two has a military theme with soldiers and helicopters attacking the player. Level three is set in a haunted house. Charlie can collect items along the way which increase his firepower. Barrels can be smashed to reveal bonuses or picked up and thrown at the enemy.

Charlie Ninja KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.00 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.00

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 3.00
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 0.00

Gameplay -1.00
Graphics -1.00
Originality -1.00
Sound/Music -1.00

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 Charlie Ninja Census

There are 14,838 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 13 known instances of this machine owned by Charlie Ninja collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 12 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Charlie Ninja circuit board set.

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

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


The game settings can be adjusted via an on-screen test mode.


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Charlie Ninja Mitchell Jamma,´┐╝arcade Video game board PCB C27

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