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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 The Last Boss (7th) : Evil
Legend of Hero Tonma TurboGrafx-16 Whoever is inside those coffins is very much alive
Legend of Hero Tonma Arcade Boss 3
Legend of Hero Tonma TurboGrafx-16 Tommy hides from the evil demon

Promo Images

Legend of Hero Tonma Screenshot
Legend of Hero Tonma Screenshot
Legend of Hero Tonma Screenshot
Legend of Hero Tonma Screenshot

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Tilt TurboGrafx-16 May, 1991 18 out of 20 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Arcade Jul, 1989 85 out of 100 85
Play Time TurboGrafx-16 Jul, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Video Game Den TurboGrafx-16 Mar 02, 2017 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Video Games Daily TurboGrafx-16 Mar 02, 2017 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Pixel-Heroes.de TurboGrafx-16 Oct, 2009 8 out of 10 80
IGN Wii Sep 24, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Sep 29, 2007 6 out of 10 60
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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