Tōgenkyō: Harlem Fantasy (PC-98)

Tōgenkyō: Harlem Fantasy PC-98 Title screen


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No, this game has nothing to do with Harlem (the title is a misspelling of harem by the Japanese developers), but rather with ancient China. Basically, it makes fun of some of the most venerable Chinese myths, presenting legendary pseudo-historical characters in a comical and obscene way. The story begins as a young warrior named Li is playing "peeping Tom" with the goddess/empress Xiwangmu, the Queen-Mother of West. Enraged by Li's actions, the old court magician Taishang Laojun casts a spell on him, turning him into a woman. Now the poor guy has to find a way to reverse to his true macho self - but not before he defeats the best female warriors of the country in combat...

Tōgenkyō is an adventure game with strategic battles. The player navigates Li through the top-down world; dialogues are displayed as still shots with menu choices, viewed from first-person perspective, typically for Japanese adventures. At certain points Li will have to fight other girls. The battles are turn-based. Both Li and the enemy character are dealt a deck of cards. The player has to choose a card (attacking, healing, etc.) for the attack move, and click on a rapidly spinning additional card to enhance the attack - or make it fail. During the enemy turn, the player also must click on a card, with different results.

The game features a lot of explicit sexual situations, some of which are quite "hardcore".


Tōgenkyō: Harlem Fantasy PC-98 Typical screen with menu choices
Tōgenkyō: Harlem Fantasy PC-98 ...and fighting a pretty girl!
Tōgenkyō: Harlem Fantasy PC-98 Li is very angry. He wants to touch OTHER people's breasts, not his own... :(
Tōgenkyō: Harlem Fantasy PC-98 As the girls fight, they undress. Why? WHO CARES!!! :-)

Alternate Titles

  • "桃源境 Harlem Fantasy" -- Japanese spelling

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Cor 13 (174046) added Tōgenkyō: Harlem Fantasy (PC-98) on Jun 29, 2010