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Story

In Japan during the Muromachi period (1336-1573), people are being possessed by shikigami - spirits that grant supernatural powers, but also cause the victim to die exactly one year after possession.
In order to avoid a premature death, five talismans relating to the five Chinese elements (wood, fire, earth, metal, water) must be obtained from five demons. Then one must travel to Mt. Gokumon to destroy the evil god, Guwange.

Characters and their shikigami

  • Shishin, a thirty-five year old warrior - Shikigami: Rikiou, a 500+ year old ogre.
  • Kosame Hiiragi, a seventeen year old girl -Shikigami: Yatsuhisha, a 200+ year old kitsune.
  • Gensuke Kamono, a fifteen year old boy - Shikigami: Kirinmaru, a 300+ year old tengu.

Arcade Hardware/Chips

  • PCB: ATC05
  • CPU: MC68000 (16-bit; 16 MHz)
  • Sound: YMZ280B (16 MHz)

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