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Description

A little caped hero called Tommy must fight his way to the boss' castle through a cute world to rescue a princess, but stopping him from his rescue mission will be several enemies, which he has to deal with by launching little fireballs at them. Tommy may also jump on their heads to stun them for a moment.

Getting power-ups will make the fireball soon increase to a bouncing fireball, which will deal more damage to enemies. Treasure chests can be busted open, allowing Tommy to collect coins. Tommy's journey will have him explore ruins, cliffs, statues, dungeons, and finally the castle. At the end of each level, there is a boss that must be defeated in order to proceed to the next stage.

Screenshots

Legend of Hero Tonma Arcade Deadly barrel
Legend of Hero Tonma TurboGrafx-16 Maximum firepower
Legend of Hero Tonma TurboGrafx-16 The statue
Legend of Hero Tonma TurboGrafx-16 Tommy hides from the evil demon

Alternate Titles

  • "レジェンド・オブ・ヒーロー・トンマ" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

GamesCollection TurboGrafx-16 Jul 02, 2009 9.5 out of 10 95
Computer and Video Games (CVG) TurboGrafx-16 Jun, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Play Time TurboGrafx-16 Jul, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Power Play TurboGrafx-16 Jul, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Video Games TurboGrafx-16 Jun, 1991 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) TurboGrafx-16 Jul, 1991 7.8 out of 12 65
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Sep 29, 2007 6 out of 10 60
1UP! TurboGrafx-16 Nov 30, 2007 52 out of 100 52
Nintendo Life Wii Sep 25, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
The Video Game Critic TurboGrafx-16 Apr 20, 2004 C- 42

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Trivia

Windows release

The game was one of the eighteen arcade games included in the compilation Irem Arcade Hits.
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