Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-Kun was released in May 1986.
The title of this game roughly translates from Japanese as 'Hot Blooded Tough Guy Kunio'.
This game is known in the Western regions as "Renegade
Kunio is named after Kunio Taki, the president of Technos Japan at the time. Kunio would return in the Technos arcade game "Nekketsu Koukou Dodgeball-bu", the Japanese version of "Super Dodge Ball", and would go on to star on numerous console games by Technos. A few of these were localized for the Western market, such as "River City Ransom
", "Nintendo World Cup
" and "Crash 'n the Boys - Street Challenge", where Kunio's identity would change from game to game (such as Alex or Crash Cooney).
Apollon Music released a limited-edition soundtrack album (Cassette format) for this game (Nekketsu Kouha-kun Sound Story) in May 1987.