In the 1980s and early 1990s, the “Super Ninja-kid” series was one of Jaleco’s most prolific franchises, with several highly successful games.

“Ninja JaJaMaru: The Great Yokai Battle + Hell” is the must-have for all those who love the iconic jump ‘n’ run franchise or who want to delve into it for the first time. This latest game introduces new controls and gameplay mechanics to the series. HaJaMaru and co. they will face the biggest invasion of a yokai army in history! There are more than 20 playable characters with different abilities, including the return of yokai from the series, plus the debut of the JaJaMaru family, and more. By collecting the “golden pearls” and “souls” dropped by defeated enemies you can unlock new playable characters. It also features support for two-player single-screen local multiplayer.

The “Ninja JaJaMaru: The Great Yokai Battle Deluxe Edition +Hell” contains 6 of the most important enduring platformers. Starting with “Ninja JaJaMaru-kun” (1985, NES®), moving to “Super Ninja-kid” (1994, Super NES®), and culminating in the new 2022 game “Ninja JaJaMaru: The Great Yokai Battle +Hell”.

“Lovingly Restored” is invariably ININ’s motto, but this time it applies especially to “Ninja JaJaMaru: The Great World Adventure”, a 1990 Game Boy title seeing the light of day in color for the first time! It works perfectly on modern consoles, and is included in this Deluxe Edition!

Over the decades there have been various attempts to bring individual games in the series to a Western audience as well. Now, for the first time, the biggest and most legendary games in the series are available to all international fans!


  • A truly legendary series deserves a legendary collection!
  • First release of the series in the West • Lovingly restored with additional features
  • The Great Yokai Battle +Hell with local 2 player mode and more than 20 playable characters
  • 1990 Game Boy title in color for the first time ever
  • The Great Yokai Battle (2022) now includes the +Hell!

Six legendary games in one collection:

  • Ninja JaJaMaru: The Great Yokai Battle +Hell (2022)
  • Ninja JaJaMaru-kun (1985, NES®)
  • Ninja JaJaMaru’s Big Adventure (1986, NES®)
  • Ninja JaJaMaru: The Great World Adventure (1990, Game Boy)
  • Ninja JaJaMaru: Operation Milky Way (1991, NES®)
  • Super Ninja Kid (1994, SNES®)

Ninja JaJaMaru: The Great Yokai Battle +Hell – Deluxe Edition is now available to pre-order in physical format for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. It will be released on February 21, 2023.


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