Touhou Kobuto V coming west this summer

NIS America picks up another Touhou Project title.

Touhou Kobuto V

NIS America is bringing Touhou Project game Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle physically and digitally to PlayStation 4 and digitally to PS Vita in North America and Europe this summer, the company announced at its 2017 press event.

A PlayStation 4 limited edition is available for pre-order via the NIS America Store for $49.99, and includes a copy of the game, hardcover art book, one-disc original soundtrack, set of nine magnets, and collector’s box with new, exclusive art.

Originally launched as a digital-only title in Japan on November 2, 2016, Touhou Kobuto V is one-on-one 3D fighting action game where players battle it out in 3D spaces, hitting opponents with barrages of bullets and melee attacks to achieve victory. In addition to versatile controls based on button combinations, linked attacks born through “Cancels” will provide even greater variety.

Here’s an overview of the game, via NIS America:


Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle is a bullet-hell battle game that takes place in the Touhou universe. Take control of your favorite Touhou characters and join the fray. Featuring ear-tingling beats for each character, you might just find yourself dancing while you play.

Key Features

  • Return to the World of Touhou – Jump back into the world of Touhou and play as some of your favorite characters.
  • High-Flying Combat – Take your bullet hell battles to the sky with the ability to fly.
  • Climb the Rankings – Compete at home with friends, or online against everyone to climb the rankings and become the ultimate Touhou fighter.
  • Languages – Enjoy English in-game text

Read more about the game here.

Watch the announcement trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

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