is a Japan
-exclusive series of real-time strategy video games
. It is directed by Takashi Tokita
and published by Square Enix
is the first game in the series. It was re-released on the Wii Virtual Console
Hanjuku Hero: Aa, Sekaiyo Hanjukunare...!
is the second game in the series. The Egg Monsters featured in the game are parodies of Final Fantasy IV
Hanjuku Hero Tai 3D
is the first title in the series to be in 3D
Egg Monster Hero
is a role playing game spinoff of the Hanjuku Hero. Egg Monster Hero was released on the Nintendo DS in Japan on March 24, 2005, and was the first game Square Enix published for that console. The game plays using the stylus for the most part. The stylus is used to drag Egg Monsters towards the enemy.
The player takes the role of the series' main character, the young Lord of the Almamoon Kingdom. While the Lord has the power to summon powerful monsters out of a magical egg, he is usually found slacking off, since the world is at peace and there's nothing to do. Because the young Lord's stupidity is continuing to accelerate, Sebastian, his minister and educator, takes him to an island to train him back into shape. But unbeknownst to the Lord and his tutor, trouble is heading their way.
Hanjuku Hero 4: 7-Jin no Hanjuku Hero
is the latest game in the series. It was released in a normal edition as well as a limited edition titled which contained a lunch box and promotional items.
Composer Nobuo Uematsu did the soundtrack of the game, and has a cameo appearance with some members of his band The Black Mages as well as Kenji Ito, as "Nobuo Uematsu and the Hanjuku Mages".
Four albums have been released:
- Hanjuku Hero Divertimento (1993)
- Hanjuku Hero VS 3D - Fight! Hanjuku Hero / Without Yolk... (2003)
- Hanjuku Hero VS 3D Original Soundtrack (2003)
- Hanjuku Hero Original Soundtrack (2003)
- Hanjuku Hero 4 -The 7 Heroes- ~Sound Collection~ (2005)