jajamaru Vs. Ninja Jajamaru Kun (Japan)

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Romset name: jajamaru.zip
Production year: 1985
Manufacturer: Jaleco

Game genre: Platform
Category: Platform / Shooter

This machine works in MAME This machine works in MAME

Overall emulation: Good
Color emulation: Good
Sound emulation: Good
Graphics emulation: Good
Save states: Not supported

In MAME since version: .066

The MAME driver of this machine is: vsnes.cpp - Read the code

 Tech info 
 Hardware of this machine:
  • CHIPs [Show details]

    N2A03 ("maincpu")cpu 1789772 Hz
    N2A03 APU ("maincpu:nesapu")audio 1789772 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Horizontal
      Resolution 256 x 240 @ 60.000000 Hz

  • Number of players: 2P Alternated
  • Controllers [Show details]

      Joystick [8 ways]
      Joystick [8 ways]
    Number of buttons: 2

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Coinage4 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/4 Credits
     Free Play
    Demo SoundsOff

  • ROMs (7 of the machine set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    10.bin819216af1704 ebcf9ad06e302c51ee4432631a6b0fb85a9630ed good jajamaru
    9.bin8192db7d1814 6a0c9cf97006a8a41dc2f025a5f8acbb798dec60 good jajamaru
    8.bin8192ce263271 1e5e2a9e0dcebeccd7df59491ca0bc5ac4d0d42b good jajamaru
    7.bin8192a406d0e4 1f67b58bacb145a3ff8b8380b44cd60251051c71 good jajamaru
    12.bin8192c91d536a 8cb4b0819652df484553b9dd1f82391d51c90fcc good jajamaru
    11.bin8192f0034c04 402dcf6ad443baeee3038ecab12db008a1ad2787 good jajamaru
    rp2c0x.pal19248de65dc d10acafc8da9ff479c270ec01180cca61efe62f5 good jajamaru

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Vs. Ninja Jajamaru-Kun (c) 1985 Jaleco.

A fun platform action game. You control the little red ninja, named Jajamaru-Kun on his quest to rescue the Princess Sakura kidnapped by the Machiavellian Damazu-Dayuu. You must stop and fight against enemies to save the princess.


Main CPU : N2A03 (@ 1.789772 Mhz)

Sound Chips : N2A03 (@ 1.789772 Mhz), DAC (@ 1.789772 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 64

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


The princess is called 'Sakura'.


1. Ninjakun Majou no Bouken (1984)

2. Vs. Ninja Jajamaru-kun (1985)

3. Ninja-Kid II (1987)


* Consoles :

Nintendo Famicom (1985)

MSX (1986)

Bandai WonderSwan (1999)

Nintendo Wii (2006, "Virtual Console")

Nintendo DS (2007, Ninja Jajamaru-Kun - Pen wa Ken Yorimo Kyoushidegozaru) A 3d remake, this game was canceled.


Game's rom.

Giochi Simili

Warning: information in history.dat can differ from the ones present in the rest of the page (taken from MAME) as they come from a different source

Information on jajamaru

0.66 [Pierpaolo Prazzoli]

0.37b11 [?]

< Japan >


- 0.66: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added Vs. Ninja Jajamaru Kun (Japan) (Jaleco 1985).

- 25th December 2002: Pierpaolo Prazzoli submitted an update to the VSNES driver, making Mighty Bombjack, Ninja Jajamaru Kun and Top Gun playable along with some new clones.

- 0.37b11: Added JAJARU (Testdriver).

- 5th July 2000: Uki from Team Japump dumped Vs. Ninja Jajamaru Kun (Japan).

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