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My Hero My Hero - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

My Hero - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Fight a variety of bad guys on your mission to save your girlfriend from a deadly powerful foe.

My Hero was produced by Sega in 1985.

Sega released 594 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1936. Sega was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sega during the time period My Hero was produced include: Spatter, Shooting Master, Mister Viking, GP World, Future Spy, 4-D Warriors, Albegas, Angel Kids, Bank Panic, and Choplifter


Name My Hero
Developer Sega (United States)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8800
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class Sega System 8
Game Specific My Hero Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

My Hero Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - AttackJump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

Jump and punch your way through various challenges on your way to save your girlfriend. You must defeat the boss enemy to save her but after that she will be kidnapped again by another villian and you will have to fight a new bunch of enemies to go after the next boss enemy and save her again.

My Hero KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.55 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.60

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 3.50

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music 3.00

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 was called Seishun Scandal in Japan.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op My Hero Census

There are 14,906 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,155 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 12 known instances of this machine owned by My Hero collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 11 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.

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]



This game uses the same pinout as Choplifter, Pitfall II - The Lost Caverns, Sega Ninja, and Wonder Boy.


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