Often times one can wonder, how come we never got that game here in the states. It is no secret that the ratio of games (at least back in the 90's) that get translated and than ported to the states from Japan is like 1:20. I even read somewhere once that for every one japanese RPG that gets translated and imported for release in the US there were at least 10 that didnt. Anyhow, so whats the reason that so many games never see the light of day outside of Japan. Usually its because of content, such as religious content, or culture(or pop culture even) but othertimes it's just cause of just plain weird wackiness that is deemed way to out there for the US market. Cho Aniki is one such example. Full of strong shall we say "homo" undertones its no wonder this one was never brought to the states. You play as one of 2 speedo wearing muscle bound wrestlers in this quirky side scrolling shoot'em'ups. Thats right, instead of a typical space ship, you are a muscular, greased up wrestler in a speedo. You shoot what I guess you'd call "bullets" out of the tiny hole in your characters bald head. Very strange I know, but this game just has to be seen or even played to see what I mean. Bosses are strange, as are the enemies. The power ups look like "family jewels" to say the least, and your power up beam is a long stream that well.....I'll just let your imagination figure that one out. Check out this game play video to get an idea-
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gF-gqOeio2I

Jason_Diaz   Post Author wrote on 02/02/2012 at 04:34am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PW_HFygZ70Q I could never make it this far in the game, this is stage 8 and the final stage, I could never make it past the stage 3 boss as this is actually extremely difficult, but check this video out, full of wacky goodness that could only come from the land of the rising sun.

Timogorgon   Member wrote on 02/02/2012 at 05:30am

You have so many games I've never even heard of lol. And as for games that never got translated... Where is my Mother 3 and Secret of Mana 2!!! ; ; I had to pirate those games because I don't have a legal means to play them. >:O

jdodson   Admin wrote on 02/02/2012 at 04:06pm

I agree, there is a market for those games because entire. Immunities translate them independently just so people can play them.

Timogorgon   Member wrote on 02/02/2012 at 08:23pm

And even after pirating them I would gladly buy a copy for my DS or PSP because I would rather play on those devices anyways.

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