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Kodure Ookami Kodure Ookami - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A Japan-only beat-em-up based on a famous long-running comic series "Lone Wolf And Cub".

Kodure Ookami was produced by Nichibutsu in 1987.

Nichibutsu released 93 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Nichibutsu was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Nichibutsu during the time period Kodure Ookami was produced include: Amatelass, Soldier Girl Amazon, City Love, Mighty Guy, UFO Robo Dangar, Seiha, Bijokko Yume Monogatari, Ojousan, Iemoto, and Legion

Kodure Ookami - Samurai Assassin
Kodure Ookami - Samurai Assassin


Name Kodure Ookami
Developer Nichibutsu (Japan)
Year 1987
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8341
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - SlashDefendJump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

You control the legendary manga and live-action hero Oogami Itto as he seeks revenge against Retsudo Yagyu and the Yagyu shadow clan. The Yagyu ninjas killed his wife and disgraced Oogami years before.

Game Play

Slash your way through an army of assassins and samurai with your infant son strapped to your back.

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The comics upon which this game were based were a major influence on artist Frank Miller ("The Dark Knight Returns"). They will soon be available again in America from Dark Horse comics. The movies in this series are available from Animeigo as the "Baby Cart" series.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Kodure Ookami Census

There are 14,826 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,880 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very rare - There is one known instance of this machine owned by an active member Kodure Ookami collector. It is a set of 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.

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