TravelShooting JP Is Essentially Space Harrier With A Japanese Schoolgirl

By Chris Priestman . December 7, 2014 . 11:20am


Takuji Fukumoto’s new iOS game TravelShooting JP is, essentially, classic 1980s arcade tunnel shooter Space Harrier with an added Japanese schoolgirl.


This schoolgirl is travelling across Japan with a guitar-shaped weapon blasting down waves of enemies from the skies and the seas.


There are dragons, aliens, bugs, and even hostile geometry to shoot down as they weave across the screen. You’ll also need to dodge hazards such as buildings and spikes as you fly the schoolgirl around the screen with tilt or touch controls.


Fukumoto says that new scenes and costumes will be added to the game in future updates.


You can download TravelShooting JP for free on the iOS App Store.

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  • Pedro Rosas

    This reminds me of Fantasy Zone

  • harmonyworld


  • SerChief

    lol, whut?

  • OlimacFTW

    In fact, there was a similar game back in 1987: “Attack Animal Gakuen” for Famicom.

  • Looks more like a modern-day Space Harrier than the friggin’ PS2 version.

  • British_Otaku

    More Space Harrier! More! The nods to the game in Bayonetta and The Wonderful 101 were pretty cool as well.

    I can’t get far in the original (playing it on 3DS) without abusing continues though.

    • Γεώργιος Αρχαιοκαπηλίδης

      Actually Sega released a sequel named Planet Harriers at early ’00s for arcades in Japan and America. And yet they never made a console port. Seems that Sega hates money.

  • Rinku

    Ywah, because everything is better with schoolgirls.

  • Souffrir

    “This schoolgirl is travelling across Japan with a guitar-shaped weapon”

    inb4 somebody compares this to FLCL.

  • Zurashii

    Eh, it’s just a soulless reskin of Space Harrier… there’s not even anything added to it to make it any different. Like cute voices, anime cut-ins, powerups, etc. If you’re gonna make your protagonist a schoolgirl, don’t half-ass it!

  • Aristides

    lol shameless rip-off, I love it! ♥

  • Yan Zhao

    lol Japan

  • Γεώργιος Αρχαιοκαπηλίδης

    Looks interesting. The big problem: iOS only. When I asked the creators if they have any plans for Android version, their answer was negative. I hope another company will publish and port it at Android, just like it happens with many other games that were originally released on iOS.

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