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Pop Pop - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Shoot colored balloons at other balloons. When similarly colored balloons group together, the balloons pop. Eliminate all the balloons to finish a level.

Pop was produced by Taito in 1997.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Pop was produced include: Super Football Champ, Sonic Blast Man 2, Side By Side, Ray Storm, Puzzle Bobble 3, Arkanoid Returns, Densha De Go!, Fighters' Impact A, G Darius, and Kirameki Star Road


Name Pop
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1997
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9084
Class Wide Release
Genre Puzzle
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - FireRotate
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

The characters in the game are selected from other Taito games:

Bubby and Bobby from Parasol Stars and Bubble Bobble
Sayo and Miki from Kiki Kaikai and the Pocky Rocky series
Bob and Jim from Don Doko Don
Tiki and Phee-Phee from The New Zealand Story

Pop KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Taito F3 System compatible.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Pop Census

There are 14,949 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,546 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,354 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 19 known instances of this machine owned by Pop collectors who are active members. Of these, 19 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 Pop circuit board for sale.

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

This game ranks a 13 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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