Vist Genki!

Format: WonderSwan Colour
From: Bandai
Year of Release: 2003
Onscreen Language: Japanese
Campaign 1 - Banner 2

From TV animation One Piece

Chopper No Daibouken
(Chopper's Big Adventure)

After the unusual board game antics of the two 'Treasure Wars' games Bandai follows up with a more traditional action RPG.

After the long intro has set the plot the player is given control of Chopper who's initial aim is to return to the group after unfortunatley becoming lost in the wilderness. The standard action RPG features apply; enemies wander the landscape and you can choose to attack or ignore them. You can also use the 'defend' button to reduce the damage inflicted by an unexpected attack.

The music and graphics are a great improvement on the functional appearence of the previous games and in many ways Chopper no Daibouken is far more entertaining but it requires a lot more Japanese knowledge than the straight forward, menu driven, Treasure Wars titles.

Fans of One Piece should give this one a try even if they lack the reading ability. I'm sure you can get plenty of enjoyment without following the plot.

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