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Kaiketsu Yanchamaru Kaiketsu Yanchamaru - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A side-scrolling game in which you are a ninja who uses a spinning sword to attack enemies. Bells are used for gaining power-ups or other weapons. The first end-boss is Death Breath.

Kaiketsu Yanchamaru was produced by Irem in 1986.

Irem released 89 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Irem was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Irem during the time period Kaiketsu Yanchamaru was produced include: Atomic Boy, Lode Runner - Golden Labyrinth, Lode Runner - Majin No Fukkatsu, Lot Lot, Spelunker, Kid Niki: Radical Ninja, Youjyuden, Lode Runner - Teikoku Karano Dasshutsu, Battle Bird, and Battle Chopper

Kaiketsu Yanchamaru
Kaiketsu Yanchamaru


Name Kaiketsu Yanchamaru
Developer Irem (Japan)
Year 1986
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8271
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Irem
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Sword|Jump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Kaiketsu Yanchamaru KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Japanese version of Kid Niki: Radical Ninja.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Kaiketsu Yanchamaru Census

There are 14,909 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,197 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Rare - There are 2 known instances of this machine owned by Kaiketsu Yanchamaru collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 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.

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



CPU: Z80
SOUND: 2xAY-8910 and 2xMSM5205

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