Official Title  Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji
Common Title  Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji
Serial Number(s)  SLPS-02749
Region  NTSC-J
Genre / Style  Adventure / Gambling

Developer  Will.
Publisher  Kodansha.
Date Released  25 May 2000
Disc Number &
Printed Serial Number

Serial Number In Disc SLPS-02749
Media Disc ID N / A
Number Of Tracks 1
( 1 Data Track )
Approx. Image Size
( Image Format Used )
680 MB
( .bin / .cue )
Approx.Size On Disc MB
Approx. Archive Size
( Archive Type Used )
358 MB
( 1 RAR File with
2% Recovery )
Barcode Number(s)
( UPC / EAN )

From the back cover.
  •  4938838100547  - 


Menus and gameplay are in Japanese.

Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji (lit. Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji) is a Japanese manga series about the art of gambling, written by Nobuyuki Fukumoto. It is published by Kodansha in Young Magazine. The first part of the manga (13 volumes), was adapted as a 26-episode anime television series called Kaiji, which began airing October 2007. Madhouse has revealed that a second season of the anime is planned. A live-action 'Kaiji' movie was released October 10, 2009 in Japan with Tatsuya Fujiwara, most noted for playing Yagami Light in the Death Note live-action, playing the role of Kaiji. Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji is considered Fukumoto's most famous work, and is well known in both Japan and Korea. In 1998, it was the winner of the Kodansha Manga Award in the General category.

After graduating from high school in 1996 in Japan, Ito Kaiji moves to Tokyo to get a job, but he fails to find steady employment because of his eccentric disposition and because the country is mired in its first recession since World War II. Depressed, he festers in his apartment, biding the time with cheap pranks, gambles, liquor and cigarettes. Kaiji is always thinking about money and his perpetual poverty frequently brings him to tears.

Kaiji's unrelenting misery continues for two years until he is paid an unexpected visit from a man named Endo, who wants to collect an outstanding debt owed to him in Kaiji's name. Endo gives Kaiji two options - either spend ten years to repay this outstanding debt, or board the gambling ship Espoir ("hope" in French) for one night to clear the debt. Using a con, Endo pressures Kaiji into accepting the deal, believing he will never come back from the voyage.

Tobaku Mokushiroki Kaiji is an adventure gambling game in which the player have to defeat different characters that are in the gambling ship to win the price.

  Manufacturer's description:

Nobuyuki Fukumoto popular cartoon [Apocalypse Kaiji gambling-themed adventure game systems. Also appear to play an original 12 cards with the first book of scissors "scissors" exclusive to repay a huge debt in the victory over rivals. System equipped with multi-scenario game-changing moment to moment depending on, enjoy the thrilling victory.

  • First & Third person perspectives.
  • 2D graphics
  • Cartoon graphics
  • Gambling & Anime themes.
Number Of Players  1-2 Players
Number Of Memory Card Blocks  1 Block
Compatible Controllers Tested
( Official Gamepads Only )
 Standard Controller / Analog Controller ( Dual Shock Controller compatible )
Compatible Light Guns
( Official Light Guns Only )
Other Compatible Controllers
( Official Controllers Only )
Special Controllers Included Or
Supported ( Official Only )
 PocketStation (+4 Blocks)
Vibration Function Compatible  Yes
Multi-Tap Function Compatible  No
Link Cable Function Compatibile  No
Emulator  ePSXe v.1.7.0
Video Plugin  Pete's OpenGL Driver v2.9 ( internal X & Internal Y= Very High, Stretching mode: Stretch to full window size, render Mode: 2 (Use framebuffer object) text filt = 2 FPS limit= 63, Compatibility=2,3,2; Shader effects= 1 (Fullscreen smoothin))
Audio Plugin  ePSXe SPU Core v.1.7.0
CD-ROM Plugin  ePSXe Cdrom plugin
Game Pad Plugin  N / A
Vibration Compatible  Yes.
Console Bios Used  SCPH7502

  NOTE:   This is not the only possible combination of plugins. There are others that will work (better or worse) for your particular hardware. We provide you with one working set-up so that you may get the game up and running, hassle-free. Testing other emulators/plugins is up to you.

  Move between cards:  D-Pad
  Cancel action -  X Button
  Select card / Skip dialogue -  Circle Button
  Matches stats -  Square Button
  Character stats -  Triangle Button


  Have 99 stars -  
801A762C 0063
  Have 4 rock cards -  
801A7624 0004
  Have 4 scissors cards -  
801A7626 0004
  Have 4 paper cards -  
801A7628 0004

 - Jewel Case Covers
Dim. - 500 x 443 pix.
Res. - 300 dpi
File Size - 95 KB
Dim. - 500 x 443 pix.
Res. - 300 dpi
File Size - 100 KB
 - Disc Cover


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