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DJ Boy

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DJ Boy
DJ Boy
Publisher: Arcade JP Sega US/EU Sammy Sega Mega Drive JP/EU Sega US Kaneko

Developer: Kaneko Sega Mega Drive Sega/Kaneko/Inter State

System(s): Kaneko custom arcade hardware, Sega Mega Drive

ROM Size: Sega Mega Drive 512kB

Genre: Action
















Release Date RRP Code
Arcade World 1989  ?
Sega Mega Drive JP 1990-03-19 ¥6,000 G-4032
Sega Mega Drive US 1990 $? 33016
Sega Mega Drive EU 1992-05 £? 1139-50



DJ Boy (DJボーイ) is a 1989 arcade beat-'em-up by Kaneko running on Kaneko-designed hardware and distributed by Sega in Japan and American Sammy elsewhere. Sega and Kaneko ported it to the Sega Mega Drive in 1990.

You play as a kid on rollerskates beating up enemies in various auto-scrolling environments. A punches, B kicks, and C jumps, with a variety of combo moves in between.

Production Credits

Arcade Version

Staff: A Funatsu, A Yasaki, K Matsuoka, Y Mabuchi, M Yukumoto, T Watanabe, S Aizu, H Nagayoshi, H Mikami, T Katou, Y Itou, K Niihara
Presented by: Kaneko

Mega Drive Version

Program: E.Aizawa, K.Matsumoto, M.Yoshida
Graphic: H.Yokoyama, M.Yukumoto, K.Saeki, N.Obana
Sound: T.Watanabe, S.Aizu, M.Yoshida
Test Play: O.Satou
Special Thanks: Kou Chan, Kana Chan
Inter State
The last two entries (Special Thanks and Inter State) are absent from international versions.

Promotional Material

Physical Scans

Arcade Version

Arcade, JP

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Sega Mega Drive 63 Sega Retro Average 
Based on 13 reviews
Publication Score Source
Complete Guide to Consoles 78 №4, p29
Computer & Video Games 90 №104, p100/101
The Games Machine (UK) 67 №33, p58
Joystick 84 №7, p105
Mega Drive Advanced Gaming 37 №3, p79
Mega Drive Advanced Gaming 27 №5, p91
MegaTech 78 №1, p77File:Megatech UK 01.pdf
Sega Power 60 №23, p53
Sega Power 30 №33, p40
Sega Pro 76 №2, p45File:Segapro UK 02.pdf
Sega Pro 59 №18, p65
Sega Force (UK) 47 №7, p60/61File:SegaForce07UK.pdf
Zero 89 №10, p74/75
Mega Drive, US
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Mega Drive, EU
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Mega Drive, JP
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Djboy md jp manual.pdf
Manual