History VideoGame / KikiKaiKai

11th Mar '17 8:04:41 PM MaxWest2
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[[caption-width-right:350:''Kiki Kai Kai'' Arcade Screenshot]]


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* GoForTheEye: The first level arcade boss, a bean creature named Zuzu" can have its eyes shot out with Sayo's ofuda.


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* {{Tengu}}: The third level arcade boss is one; it's of the mountain monk variety, complete with leaves in its hands. Its main attack is blowing fire from its snout but if Sayo tries to circle around the creature, it uses its leaves to blast Sayo with air.
11th Mar '17 2:37:55 PM SecretStrategist
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Come 1993, a SNES game featuring little Sayo-[[UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics chan]] and Manuke, a leaf-throwing Tanuki is released in the west as ''Pocky and Rocky''.

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Come 1993, a SNES game featuring little Sayo-[[UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics chan]] and Manuke, a leaf-throwing Tanuki is released in the west as ''Pocky and & Rocky''.
8th Jan '16 9:01:07 AM Willbyr
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* CulturalTranslation: In ''Pocky & Rocky 2'', all of the names were changed to Western ones, references to Japanese folklore are changed (Momotarou became "Captain Peach", for example), Pocky's Ofuda and Gohei are called "magic cards" and a "magic wand", and the kanji on said cards are replaced with hearts (though the giant kanji in Bomber Bob's throw attack was left intact). It's still a relatively minor example, as the hearts were the only visual change and everything still looks and feels very Japanese.
** The youkai were renamed "[[BlessedAreTheCheesemakers Gorgonzola Goblins]]" (!) in the intro for ''Pocky & Rocky''.

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* CulturalTranslation: CulturalTranslation:
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In ''Pocky & Rocky 2'', all of the names were changed to Western ones, references to Japanese folklore are changed (Momotarou became "Captain Peach", for example), Pocky's Ofuda and Gohei are called "magic cards" and a "magic wand", and the kanji on said cards are replaced with hearts (though the giant kanji in Bomber Bob's throw attack was left intact). It's still a relatively minor example, as the hearts were the only visual change and everything still looks and feels very Japanese.
** The youkai were renamed "[[BlessedAreTheCheesemakers Gorgonzola Goblins]]" "Gorgonzola Goblins" (!) in the intro for ''Pocky & Rocky''.
22nd Nov '15 6:00:56 AM DragonQuestZ
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* CuteEmUp

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* CuteEmUpCuteEmUp: The game looks like an anime where everyone is super deformed.



* NintendoHard

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* NintendoHardNintendoHard: The games have the typical high difficulty of the genre.
20th Aug '15 4:42:24 PM nombretomado
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Come 1993, a SNES game featuring little Sayo-[[JapaneseHonorifics chan]] and Manuke, a leaf-throwing Tanuki is released in the west as ''Pocky and Rocky''.

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Come 1993, a SNES game featuring little Sayo-[[JapaneseHonorifics Sayo-[[UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics chan]] and Manuke, a leaf-throwing Tanuki is released in the west as ''Pocky and Rocky''.
1st Jun '15 2:53:30 PM ShinnokRaiden99
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The series also have a SpiritualSuccessor with ''HeavenlyGuardian'', which is the result of the developers losing the license after Taito was bought out by Creator/SquareEnix.

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The series also have a SpiritualSuccessor with ''HeavenlyGuardian'', ''VideoGame/HeavenlyGuardian'', which is the result of the developers losing the license after Taito was bought out by Creator/SquareEnix.
21st Apr '15 8:33:54 AM superslinger2007
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* TheCameo: Sayo herself appears in many other Taito games. As a boss in the NES port of ''VideoGame/RainbowIslands'', as the designated Miko for any of the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bakushou!!_Jinsei_Gekijou Taito-made Jinsei Game ports]], a whole Kiki Kai Kai themed level set with Sayo included in [[VideoGame/BubbleBobble Bubble Symphony]], as a selectable character in Pop N Pop and Space Invaders '95 and, most recently, as a DLC character for Elevator Action Deluxe.

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* TheCameo: Sayo herself appears in many other Taito games. As a boss in the NES port of ''VideoGame/RainbowIslands'', as the designated Miko for any of the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bakushou!!_Jinsei_Gekijou Taito-made Jinsei Game ports]], a whole Kiki Kai Kai themed level set with Sayo a Sayo-form Manuke included in [[VideoGame/BubbleBobble Bubble Symphony]], as a selectable character in Pop N Pop and Space Invaders '95 and, most recently, as a DLC character for Elevator Action Deluxe.
17th Jan '15 4:12:30 PM Prfnoff
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* {{Karakasa}}: The recurring umbrella enemies named Kasabee, playing off the EyelidPullTaunt. (In ''Pocky & Rocky'', their name was [[DubNameChange translated as Umby]].)
25th Jul '14 6:22:52 PM Kawainic
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* BadassAdorable: Sayo.
12th Jun '13 12:30:45 AM EarlOfSandvich
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* ClothingDamage: Sayo/Pocky's health meter in ''Pocky & Rocky 2''. Her clothes are tattered (but not to {{Fanservice}} levels) when she has one hit left, and she can collect armor (or bunny ears [?!]) for an extra hit. If you're familiar with the health system of the first GhostsNGoblins game made by Capcom, then you should know the full story!

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* ClothingDamage: Sayo/Pocky's health meter in ''Pocky & Rocky 2''. Her clothes are tattered (but not to {{Fanservice}} levels) when she has one hit left, and she can collect armor (or bunny ears [?!]) for an extra hit. If you're familiar with the health system of the first GhostsNGoblins ''VideoGame/GhostsNGoblins'' game made by Capcom, then you should know the full story!
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