Cadash is the Retro Game of the Day for 26 April, 2016

From Wikipedia:

Cadash (カダッシュ Kadasshu) is a sword and sorcery video game which combines elements of both the role-playing video game genre of games and the platform genre of games. The game was originally an arcade game released by Taito in 1989, later ported to home video game consoles such as the TurboGrafx-16 in 1991, and the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1992. The game was included in Taito Memories Volume 2 which was released for the PlayStation 2 in 2005. It was also included in the Xbox and PC versions of Taito Legends 2 which was released in 2007.

Action/hack and slash/adventure/RPG arcade game?  You know I was obsessed with this one, even if it was a severe quarter-muncher.  Thank goodness for MAME, right?