- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player)
- Release Date
- 15th Nov 1985
Wii (Wii Shop)
- 22nd Oct 2007, 600 points
- 21st Sep 2007, 600 points
- 26th Dec 2007, 500 points
3DS (3DS eShop)
- 31st Oct 2012, ¥500
Wii U (Wii U eShop)
- 19th Jun 2013, ¥500
Nintendo Switch Online (Subscription)
- 26th May 2021
- Controller Support
Time to put Lord Namazu Dayuu in his place
Of all the Japan-only games to be given new life on the Virtual Console – and now in 2021, Nintendo Switch Online – Nintendo, oddly enough, picked this Famicom exclusive. While on the surface Ninja JaJaMaru-kun looks like another not-very-good arcade game, it's actually quite fun if you give it a...
Experience the fourth game in the series
Japan has once again got some slightly different offerings for its Switch Online SNES and NES library this month. All up, two of the five games are different. While Japan's service is also getting Caveman Ninja (Joe & Mac), Magical Drop II, Ninja JaJaMaru-kun, in the place of
Update: And they're now live!
Update [Wed 26th May, 2021 10:00 BST]: The five new titles are now available in their respective Nintendo Switch Online apps. You'll need to download the latest updates to access them. There's also one bonus game - Super Mario Kart SP. Enjoy! Original article [Wed 19th May, 2021 02:15 BST]: The month of May is well...
Ninja JaJaMaru-kun (meaning 'determined little ninja') was originally released for the Japanese Famicom (NES) in Japan in 1985. This action game features a ninja called JaJaMaru, who uses his shuriken (ninja throwing stars) to defeat monsters and save Princess Sakura from the evil Lord Namazu Dayuu.
Use special items to aid your quest (including a giant frog that you can ride!) as you fight across multiple stages filled with uniquely Japanese ghosts and monsters. Now you can enjoy this classic action game for the first time outside Japan, here on Virtual Console.