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The seven magical Waku Waku balls have surfaced once again and the few that know of their existence decide to battle against each other in order to collect them all. If they are able to defeat the powerful monster enslaved in them, the Waku Waku balls will grant the lucky victor whatever wish they desire.

The game was created as a parody of animé series in general, WW7 pools together all the mainstays of the genre and has them fight against each other. From furry catgirls and effeminate, super-cool elfs to cute pokémon-like creatures and dumb and loud heroes.

Gameplay-wise the game is a 2D fighting game in which two characters try to defeat each other in one-on-one combat using their attacks and special moves. The player selects his/her character and then tries to defeat all opponents in succession. As in most games of the genre each character possesses individual strengths and movesets, plus a power-bar that gets charged by unleashing special moves that allows one to trigger super moves and even unblockable attacks at the expense of power slots.

Features arcade and Vs gameplay modes as well as an artwork gallery for the Saturn version which showcases the bright colorful art design of WW7.


Waku Waku 7 Neo Geo Now, with part of his energy, Rai is damaged by Dandy J's move High Hissatsu Rope Gouin Teikiatsu...
Waku Waku 7 Neo Geo Marurun getting to knock-out Arina through four massive hits of his move Bunbun Copter (ES Mode)...
Waku Waku 7 Neo Geo Through some attempts, Slash gets to use successfully his 4-hit combo move Slash Dynamic in Marurun.
Waku Waku 7 Arcade Long push

Promo Images

Waku Waku 7 Screenshot
Waku Waku 7 Screenshot
Waku Waku 7 Screenshot
Waku Waku 7 Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "Waku Waku Seven" -- In-game title
  • "わくわく7" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Defunct Games Neo Geo Feb 28, 2004 91 out of 100 91
All Game Guide Neo Geo 1995 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Defunct Games SEGA Saturn Oct 20, 2007 90 out of 100 90
Digitally Downloaded Nintendo Switch Apr 06, 2017 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Nintendo Life Nintendo Switch Mar 24, 2017 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Cubed3 Nintendo Switch Mar 26, 2017 8 out of 10 80
Pure Nintendo Nintendo Switch Jun 08, 2017 7 out of 10 70 Neo Geo 1996 7 out of 10 70 Nintendo Switch Mar 23, 2017 6 out of 10 60


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