Legend of Hero Tonma

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Legend Of Hero Tonma
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Japanese arcade flyer of Legend of Hero Tonma.
Developer(s) Irem
Publisher(s) Irem
Platform(s) Arcade game, PC-Engine, TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console
Release Arcade: 1989
PC-Engine: 1991
TurboGrafx-16: 1993
Wii VC: September 24, 2007NA
Wii VC: September 28, 2007EU
Wii U VC: March 18, 2015JP
Genre(s) Platform
Mode(s) Single player, multi-player
Arcade system Irem M72

Legend of Hero Tonma (レジェンド・オブ・ヒーロー・トンマ?) is a side scrolling platform game released by Irem to arcades in 1989.


The player controls a caped hero named Tommy in his quest to rescue a princess. Tommy can cast fireballs (which can be upgraded in power) to dispatch enemies, and jump on their heads to temporarily stun them.

TurboGrafx-16 version[edit]

Front cover of PC Engine version.

The arcade game was later ported to the PC-Engine in 1991 and the home console's overseas equivalent, TurboGrafx-16 in 1993. The latter version was re-released on the Wii Virtual Console in North America on September 24, 2007 (delisted on March 30, 2012; returning in September 2013), and in PAL regions on September 28, 2007. The PC-Engine (JP) version has 1991 printed on the card, while the TurboGrafx-16 (U.S.) version has 1993 printed on the card. Due to this late printing at the end of the system's life, the U.S. version is quite rare.

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