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Mr. Heli No Dai-Bouken

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A horizontal shooter with a cute helicopter that can shot, launch missiles or drop bombs. Destroy all enemies and the bosses to get to the next stage. Collect bonus crystals that can be exchanged for weapons or fuel.

Mr. Heli No Dai-Bouken was produced by Irem in 1987.

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 Mr. Heli No Dai-Bouken was produced include: Battle Bird, Lode Runner - Teikoku Karano Dasshutsu, Kid Niki: Radical Ninja, Youjyuden, Kaiketsu Yanchamaru, Battle Chopper, Image Fight, Meikyuu Shima, Ninja Spirit, and Saigo No Nindou

Mr. Heli No Dai-Bouken
Mr. Heli No Dai-Bouken


Name Mr. Heli No Dai-Bouken
Developer Irem (Japan)
Year 1987
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8777
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: 2 - Shoot|Missile/Bomb
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Mr. Heli No Dai-Bouken KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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The game uses the Irem M72 motherboard. It can be converted to any M72 game by changing the top board. This game uses the same top board as Image Fight.


Japanese version of Battle Chopper.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Mr. Heli No Dai-Bouken Census

There are 14,820 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,502 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,875 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 9 known instances of this machine owned by Mr. Heli No Dai-Bouken collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 8 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Mr. Heli No Dai-Bouken.

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.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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


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