Kodoani.com – Unknown X announced on Monday that the rhythm mobile game Touhou Danmaku Kagura for the Touhou Project franchise will end its service on October 28. The developers have concluded that it is difficult to operate the game to customer satisfaction.
The game will continue to add songs and content until the game’s service ends.
The game launches for mobile in August 2021. More than 5 million players have downloaded the game since launch.
Japanese dōjin developer ZUN (founder and sole member of the Team Shanghai Alice dōjin game developer team) and Mediascape released Touhou Kōryūdō: Unconnected Marketeers, the 18th main game in the Touhou Project series, in October 5, 2021. The game is only available in Japanese.
Team Shanghai Alice released the first game in the series, Touhou: Highly Responsive to Prayers, in 1995 on the PC-98 platform. Since then, the series has spawned other main games, numerous side-games, and numerous fan-made derivative works based on the characters and stories in the series.
Playism released Touhou: Double Dealing Character in May 2015 as the first official release of any game in the Touhou Project series in English-speaking territories. Playism, NIS America, and XSEED Games have released several fan-made games based on the franchise.