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Koutetsu Yousai Strahl Koutetsu Yousai Strahl - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A horizontally scrolling shoot-em-up where players control a plane and work together to defeat the enemy. At the end of each level you face a tougher "Boss" enemy whom you must defeat in order to advance.

Koutetsu Yousai Strahl was produced by UPL in 1992.

UPL released 34 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1976. UPL was based in United States.

Other machines made by UPL during the time period Koutetsu Yousai Strahl was produced include: Acrobat Mission, Van Dyke Fantasy, Black Heart, Spaceship Gomorah / Uchuu Senkan Gomorah, Ninja Kid, and Zool


Name Koutetsu Yousai Strahl
Developer UPL (United States)
Year 1992
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8353
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire/Rotate|Special/Rotate
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Similar is style to UN Squadron, but lacking the in-game power-ups.

Koutetsu Yousai Strahl KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 5.00 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 5.00

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

Technical Rating: 5.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
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 is also known as Air Plane Steel.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Koutetsu Yousai Strahl Census

There are 14,910 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).

Scarce - There are 5 known instances of this machine owned by Koutetsu Yousai Strahl collectors who are active members. Of these, 5 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 are 2 active VAPS members looking for Koutetsu Yousai Strahl boards sets.

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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