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A horizontal shooter where you select one of several vessels for your journey, each with different offensive and defensive capabilities. Shoot all the enemies and collect the capsules they leave behind to increase your power. Each stage ends with a boss that must be destroyed before you can continue your journey.

Gokujou Parodius! was produced by Konami in 1994.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Gokujou Parodius! was produced include: Slam Dunk, Polynet Warriors, Cowboys of Moo Mesa, Violent Storm, Run and Gun, Dadandarn, Golfing Greats 2, Konami Open Golf Championship, Lethal Enforcers II: Gunfighters, and Racin' Force


Name Gokujou Parodius!
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1994
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7962
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class Konami GX - JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way with button - Shot
  • Buttons: 3 - Select|Shot|Missile
Sound Amplified Either (Mono or Stereo)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Gokujou Parodius! PCB Image

Game Play

Another funny continuation of the Gradius series. Players will find lots of elements from earlier Gradius games. Even shooters from other manufaturers get their share! For example, the big ship from R-Type's level three appears again.

Gokujou Parodius! KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.63 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.50

Overall Like 4.50
Fun (Social) 4.50
Fun (Solo) 4.50
Collector Desire 4.50

Technical Rating: 4.75

Gameplay 4.50
Graphics 4.50
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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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This game uses a Konami GX System board. These games can be changed by swapping the smaller ROM-board. After that the EEPROM must be initialized by powering-up the board with the test switch pressed.


This game is commonly referred to as "Parodius". Another title for the game is "Fantasic Journey".

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Gokujou Parodius! Census

There are 14,836 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 164,889 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Common - There are 48 known instances of this machine owned by Gokujou Parodius! collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 47 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 Gokujou Parodius! circuit board for sale.

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

This game ranks a 11 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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