Legend of Hero Tonma (TurboGrafx-16)

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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.


Legend of Hero Tonma TurboGrafx-16 The woods
Legend of Hero Tonma TurboGrafx-16 Get the key that will unlock gates
Legend of Hero Tonma TurboGrafx-16 Title
Legend of Hero Tonma TurboGrafx-16 Boss

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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 Jul 02, 2009 9.5 out of 10 95
Tilt May, 1991 18 out of 20 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jun, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Pixel-Heroes.de Oct, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Video Games Daily Mar 02, 2017 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Play Time Jul, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Power Play Jul, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Video Games Jun, 1991 70 out of 100 70
1UP! Nov 30, 2007 52 out of 100 52
The Video Game Critic Apr 20, 2004 C- 42


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Windows release

The game was one of the eighteen arcade games included in the compilation Irem Arcade Hits.
Katakis | カタキス (39516) added Legend of Hero Tonma (TurboGrafx-16) on Oct 18, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Michael Cassidy (20702), 666gonzo666 (61404) and gamewarrior (5108)