Nemo was released in November 1990 in Japan. It was known there as the 13th video game made for this system.
Known Export release: "Nemo [B-Board 89624B-3]
Little Nemo in Slumberland was the original comicstrip from Winsor Mc Kay published in the New York Herald in 1904. He also made the first movie animation around 1910's. Tokyo Movie Shinsha (TMS) in 1990 got the rights to make an animated movie based in the comicstrip, later they gave the rights to Capcom to make the Arcade games.
The second player in Nemo, Flip, appears in the music video of Tom Petty's 'Running down a Dream'.