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Chuka Taisen Chuka Taisen - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A monk flies on a cloud while shooting at enemies. This was a Japan-only release.

Chuka Taisen was produced by Taito in 1988.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Chuka Taisen was produced include: Tokusyu Butai UAG, Full Throttle, Contintental Circuit, Exzisus, Wardner No Mori, Bonze Adventure, Chase H.Q., Cloud Master, Fighting Hawk, and Final Blow

Chuka Taisen
Chuka Taisen


Name Chuka Taisen
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7339
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Chuka Taisen KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.29 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 2.25

Overall Like 2.00
Fun (Social) -1.00
Fun (Solo) 2.00
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 2.33

Gameplay 3.00
Graphics 4.00
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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The game's name in Romanji is actualy "Chuuka Taisen" but the extra "u" was dropped from the title screen. The name literally translates to "China Great Wizard".


Japanese version of Cloud Master.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Chuka Taisen 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).

Uncommon - There are 11 known instances of this machine owned by Chuka Taisen collectors who are active members. Of these, 11 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 Chuka Taisen circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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]


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