Game Boy (Japanese box, 1989)
Exciting Basket VS. Double Dribble VS. Konamic Basket VS. Double Dribble: 5 on 5 VS. Hyperdunk, 1987, 1991, 1994
R-Type VS. R-Type VS. R-Type VS. R-Type Part I & II VS. R-Type VS. R-Type VS. R-Type, 1988-91
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Ikari No Yosai 1 & 2 (Jaleco - Game Boy - 1991/1992)
- the first game was known outside of Japan as Fortified Zone,
- the 2nd game was not released outside of Japan
This is about as good quality a scan as there is, unfortunately.
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Ad for Monkey Puncher on Game Boy Color. It’s a game where you train monkeys to punch other monkeys.
(Nintendo Power #26, July 1991)
I think this is one of the first times Samus Aran is depicted as clearly female.
I like how the US cover just shrugs off context, and redraws the same exactly thing except worse.
Metroid II: Return of Samus on Game Boy in Japan.
Oira Jajamaru! Sekai Daibouken VS Maru’s Mission, 1990-91
I will never understand why western companies thought that people here would hate Japanese art, and would rather have art drawn by the marketing guy’s 13 year old nephew.
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