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Pocket Gal Pocket Gal - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Pocket Gal - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A pool game with four levels, each denoted by a different woman. Score enough points to cause the woman to strip and to advance you to the next level. Trick shots can be attempted between frames and when two people play, the winner is the best two of three frames.

Pocket Gal was produced by Nihon Bussan/AV Japan in 1988.

Nihon Bussan/AV Japan released 60 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Nihon Bussan/AV Japan was based in United States.

Other machines made by Nihon Bussan/AV Japan during the time period Pocket Gal was produced include: SRD - Super Real Darwin, Karnov, Makyou Senshi, Meikyuu Hunter G, Gondomania, Stadium Hero, Pocket Gal 2, Oscar - Psycho-Nics, Out Fencer, and Midnight Resistance

Pocket Gal
Pocket Gal


Name Pocket Gal
Developer Nihon Bussan/AV Japan (United States)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9053
Class Wide Release
Genre Billiards/Pool
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Pocket Gal Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - ShootAim
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Pocket Gal KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.40 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.80

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 2.00

Technical Rating: 3.00

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 2.00
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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Pocket Gal and Pocket Gal 2 are basically the same game. Pocket Gal has Japanese ROMs so all speech and text is in Japanese and Pocket Gal 2 has English ROMs so all speech and text is in English. Apart from that they are the same game.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Pocket Gal 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).

Common - There are 27 known instances of this machine owned by Pocket Gal collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 26 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 an extra Pocket Gal circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 10 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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