Shinnyuushain Tooru-Kun (1985)

by Christopher
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  • Release Year: 1985
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Shinnyuushain Tooru-Kun (1985)

An arcade classic comes home to the SG-1000

Shinnyuushain Tooru-Kun is a platformer game developed and published by Konami for the SG-1000 in 1985. It is based on the 1984 arcade game Mikie, which was released outside Japan under the same name. Shinnyuushain Tooru-Kun is one of the most popular and well-regarded games for the SG-1000, and is considered a classic of the platformer genre.


The player controls Tooru, a young boy who must rescue his girlfriend from the clutches of an evil alien. To do this, Tooru must travel through a series of levels, each filled with enemies and obstacles. Tooru can attack enemies by shooting them with his gun, or by jumping on their heads. He can also collect power-ups that give him special abilities, such as the ability to shoot fireballs or to become invincible.

The game is divided into four worlds, each with its own unique theme and enemies. The first world is a forest, the second world is a cave, the third world is a castle, and the fourth world is a spaceship. Each world is divided into several levels, and the player must complete each level in order to progress to the next.

Graphics and sound

Shinnyuushain Tooru-Kun’s graphics are colorful and detailed, and the animation is smooth and fluid. The game’s soundtrack is also very good, and the music is catchy and memorable.


Shinnyuushain Tooru-Kun was a critical and commercial success upon its release. It was praised for its fun and challenging gameplay, its colorful graphics, and its catchy music. The game has been ported to a number of other platforms, including the Sega Master System, the Game Boy, and the Wii Virtual Console.


Shinnyuushain Tooru-Kun is considered one of the best platformer games for the SG-1000. It is a challenging and rewarding game that is sure to please fans of the genre. The game’s legacy is also notable for its unlicensed release on the Sega Master System in South Korea. This version of the game is known as Doki Doki Penguin Land, and it is one of the most sought-after and valuable Sega Master System games in the world.


Shinnyuushain Tooru-Kun is a classic platformer game that is still enjoyed by gamers today. It is a challenging and rewarding game that is sure to please fans of the genre. If you are a fan of platformer games, or if you are just looking for a great game to play on the SG-1000, then I highly recommend checking out Shinnyuushain Tooru-Kun.

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