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Ninja-Kid II Ninja-Kid II - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Ninja-Kid II - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A Ninja boy that looks like a guppie fights his way through water, land, and strange terrain.

Ninja-Kid II was produced by UPL in 1987.

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 Ninja-Kid II was produced include: Penguin-Kun Wars, Raiders 5, Mouser, Dorodon, Super Moon Cresta, Mutant Night, Arc Area, Ark Area, Rad Action, and JT 104


Name Ninja-Kid II
Developer UPL (United States)
Year 1987
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8893
Class Hack/ROM Swap
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Jump|Throw/Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

A Ninja boy swims, fights sharks, runs on land defending himself against other ninja kids, throwing chinese stars and swords. Cutsie type graphics and sounds. Lots of special power-ups and aids through out the game.

Ninja-Kid II KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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The US version of this game is called Rad Action. Both games are exactly the same, only the title screens differ.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Ninja-Kid II Census

There are 14,958 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,547 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 11 known instances of this machine owned by Ninja-Kid II 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. 10 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Ninja-Kid II machine for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Ninja-Kid II.

This game ranks a 5 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]


This appears to be a ROM swap upgrade of the original. There seems to be very little difference between Ninja Kid and Ninja-Kid II.


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  2. Ninja-Kid II

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