Touhou Project

A series of Japanese shoot ’em ups (and a few fighting games… and a whole host of other things, too) that are widely credited with playing a significant role in popularising the “bullet hell” subgenre. They also demonstrated the fact that what are technically “indie games” can go on to be international transmedia phenomena. And they have frighteningly extensive lore.

Developer: ZUN/Team Shanghai Alice (mainline series)
Publisher: Team Shanghai Alice
Available on: PC-98, Windows PC (mainline series)

Numerous spinoff games are available on a wide variety of console and computer platforms!

Articles about Touhou Project

Witchfu Wednesday: Patchouli Knowledge - Happy Halloween! What better way to celebrate than with some witchy waifu funtimes? I had to think a bit for this one. I’ve encountered a few delightful witches over my gaming career, but I’ve also already written about a couple of them in detail — most notably Alice Kamishiro from Supipara and Metallia from The Witch and the … Continue reading Witchfu Wednesday: Patchouli Knowledge


Actual screenshots will follow when I cover the series as a… whole? Or at least part of it anyway… oh dear God, what am I letting myself in for…

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