Samurai Nihon-ichi

The Arcade Video Game by Taito Corp.

Samurai Nihon-ichi screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Samurai Nihon-ichi © 1985 Taito.

Set in ancient feudal japan, you play as a samurai warrior and must fend with his katana, advancing and waging battles to death against the enemies and their wild animals, while you jump and you crouch it to dodge the enemy's attacks, move forward through varied zones and keeping the bushido code to well finish your battle.


Samurai Nihon-ichi the  Arcade Video Game
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Board Number : M6100070A
Prom Stickers : A35

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound CPU : (2x) Zilog Z80 (@ 2 Mhz)
Sound Chips : General Instrument AY8910 (@ 2 Mhz), (2x) DAC

Players : 2
Control : 4-way joystick
Buttons : 2


Developed by Kaneko. Released in February 1985 in Japan.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Japan's No. 1 Samurai'.

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