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In this side scrolling action game, Kid Niki must rescue his beloved Princess Margo who has been kidnapped by the Stone Wizard. You are equipped with a Spinning Sword to clear any minions that stand in your way. You can also find a Golden Bell, whose chime slays from a distance, a Silver Bell, which creates an impenetrable shield of sound around you, a Mini-Niki, which grants you an extra life, and a Mini-Princess, which averts one death. There are seven realms you must traverse which each having a boss at the end. The seven bosses are Death Breath, Spike, the Stone Buddha, the Horned Witch, the Green Grub, the Mad Monk, the Samurai Guard, and the Stone Wizard,


Kid Niki: Radical Ninja NES who needs to waste time with ninja school education... I got a princess to rescue
Kid Niki: Radical Ninja NES dying from a firebomb
Kid Niki: Radical Ninja NES Game Over
Kid Niki: Radical Ninja NES connecting a hit with my sword on Death Breath

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Kid Niki: Radical Ninja Screenshot
Kid Niki: Radical Ninja Screenshot
Kid Niki: Radical Ninja Screenshot
Kid Niki: Radical Ninja Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "快傑ヤンチャ丸" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Kid Niki To The Rescue!" -- Commodore 64 Title Screen title
  • "Kaiketsu Yanchamaru" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews Jun, 2012 B 75
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 2016 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Sep, 1988 Unscored Unscored


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Alaka (52924) added Kid Niki: Radical Ninja (NES) on Mar 14, 2008
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