1943 Kai

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1943 Kai
System(s): PC Engine
Publisher: Naxat Soft
Publisher(s) of original games: Capcom
Developer(s) of original games: Capcom
Original system(s): Arcade boards
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up

Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
PC Engine
¥7,2007,200 NX91002
Non-NEC versions


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1943 Kai (1943改) is a sequel to the arcade game, 1943: The Battle of Midway. It was ported to the PC Engine in 1991, and for many years stood as the only official way to play the game on a home system.

Production credits

  • Program: Y.Ochiai
  • Design: Blue Bird
  • Music: H.Matsushita, D.Morishima
  • Special Thanks: Otaka, Mania-Yajima, Gammer-Takahashi
(C) 1987 Capcom
(C) 1991 Naxat Soft
In-game credits (JP)

Magazine articles

Main article: 1943 Kai/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

PC Engine, JP
1943Kai PCE JP Box Front.jpg
1943Kai PCE JP Card.jpg

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
PC Engine
CRC32 fde08d6d
MD5 42cfdf8495ce8338d83c73b38ae274b6
SHA-1 3ac86354155ca01859c53e2f2287a715cd3fca13
512kB Card (JP)


1943 Kai

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