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Vimana Vimana - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A vertical-shooter where your craft shoots at enemies and collects power-ups. The ship has a charge-up weapon that increases its shot power when the fire button is held down for longer periods of time.

Vimana was produced by Toaplan in 1991.

Toaplan released 31 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1986. Toaplan was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Toaplan during the time period Vimana was produced include: Snow Bros., Out Zone, Demon's World, Hellfire, Hell Fire, Whoopee!!, Ghox, Teki Paki, Pipi & Bibis, and Fixeight



Name Vimana
Developer Toaplan (Japan)
Year 1991
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10318
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Weapon
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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This game was licensed to Tecmo for Japanese distribution. It was licensed to Romstar for US manufacture and distribution.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Vimana Census

There are 14,959 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,366 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Common - There are 35 known instances of this machine owned by Vimana collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 33 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 Vimana machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Vimana circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Vimana. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Vimana circuit board set.

This game ranks a 7 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 5 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 game shares the same boardset as IFire SharkI with the sound code placed in a protected Hitachi MCU.


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