Dr. Toppel's Tankentai

The Arcade Video Game by Taito Corp.

Dr. Toppel's Tankentai screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Dr. Toppel's Tankentai © 1987 Taito.

A cutesy vertically scrolling shoot'em up where you play as a cute green creature.


Game ID : B19

Main CPU : (2x) Zilog Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 3 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2


Even if titlescreen says 1987, Dr. Toppel's Tankentai was released in March 1988 in Japan.

Developed by Kaneko.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as "Dr. Toppel's Exploration Party".

This game is known outside Japan as "Dr. Toppel's Adventure".


Directed by : K. Sanbe
Written by : Sakai
Production supervisor : M. Sakaguchi
Programmers : H. Satoh, K. Oikawa, F. Komori, T. Katoh, H. Saigusa, S. Igarashi
Graphic designers : Hakkai, Nono, Vap, N. Nenko, I. Minori, H. Onijust
Graphic editors : H. Saigusa, H. Haruna
Supervising sound editor : Hisayoshi Ogura, H. Matsubara, H. Maekawa, S. Aizawa
Game designer : H. Onijust

Game's ROM.

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