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SeitenTouji 1 - Adamantine Memory Blade

SeitenTouji 1 - AMB

Hello fellow travelers! SeitenTouji 1 - Adamantine Memory Blade is the first game in the SeitenTouji series, a Touhou-inspired (totally not a parody!) series of 2D Vertical Scrolling Danmaku (Bullet Hell) shooters! The lead developer of the project is Andrew Fan, AKA Sparen of Iría, with Ghoulmage, FrenticPony, and RickyRister as additional composers and AchySolrock and CK Crash/Onthenet as additional artists. This project was made possible by the support of the Touhou Danmakufu Community and runs using Touhou Danmakufu ph3 as its engine.

This game stars a cast completely independent from those of the Touhou Series (it is meant to be similar to Len'en in that it is obviously based on Touhou but does not actually contain Touhou characters) in a strange uncharted world. Note: This game has very strong LGBT themes, especially in character dialogues. In addition, this game mentions potentially distressful topics such as death and the afterlife. Please play at your own risk.

The demo was released on May 14, 2016 and can be found here! The full game was released on July 13, 2018 (without Last Words). The last word update was released on Feb 23, 2019.

Download the full game (v1.06) at Bulletforge.

Visit the Release Thread on the Maidens of the Kaleidoscope Forums to see the full release history for the game. Note that the forum link is currently a read-only archive.


SeitenTouji AMB is a standard single player danmaku shmup. You play as Teiki Tetsurou, a new arrival to the world of Daiten Daichi who just so happens to know a thing or two about electrical engineering and robotics. In this game, Teiki has two shot types for the player (you!) to choose from - a wider spread shottype with a homing option and a more focused shottype with damage over time capabilities. The former is an overall balanced type while the latter has the potential to decimate high-health enemies and bosses... if used properly. The typical Touhou controls apply in SeitenTouji AMB:

Z : OK, Shoot
X : Cancel, Bomb
Shift : Focus (show hitbox and adjust shottype)
Arrow Keys : Movement
Escape : Pause
Control : Fast Forward (note that this does NOT skip dialogue)

The C key may also be used for certain events (such as switching players in ExAttack Practice). Keys can be remapped in the main Danmakufu ph3 configuration executable that comes with the game.

In SeitenTouji AMB's main story and Extra Stage, you must dodge bullets and progress through the stages, clearing each boss. You start with very few lives, but by no-miss clearing a boss attack (no miss: bombing is allowed but dying is not), you can gain shards for extra lives. Practice hard, and you will most certainly prevail!

SeitenTouji's main 'gimmick' is the Piezo gauge, which is shown in the bottom left hand corner of the playing field. As you collect Piezo Shards, the amount of score you get per point item increases and the gauge fills. The gauge also fills when clearing bullets. Filling the gauge will reward you with one Bomb Shard (also called Spell Shards). These will accumulate to grant extra ExAttacks (AKA Bombs) for the player.

Player Bombs can be used to clear the screen of bullets and deal significant damage to enemies. If you bomb within a very narrow timeframe of getting hit by an enemy bullet, you can trigger a Deathbomb, which prevents you from losing a life at the expense of one Bomb.

SeitenTouji AMB features ExAttack and Stage Practice as well as a detailed story with dozens of skits between characters (under 'Omakes'). Omakes are initially locked and must be unlocked by clearing parts of the game, capturing spellcards, etc.

Meet the Cast!

Player Character

Link to Teiki's Profile
Teiki Tetsurou

Boss Characters

Link to Koro's Profile
Stage 1 Boss
Koro Sanjou
Link to Taro's Profile
Stage 2 Boss
Taro Oshisou
Link to Raiden's Profile
Stage 3 Midboss
Link to Taiga's Profile
Stage 3 Boss
Taiga Yoryou
Link to Maryuu's Profile
Stage 4 Boss
Link to Ryusuke's Profile
Stage 5 Boss
Ryusuke Koudan
Link to Dyne's Profile
Stage 6 Boss
Dyne Kairei
Link to Gen's Profile
Extra Stage Boss
Gen'eimaru Hibyou

Other Characters

Blade Kousoku

Gameplay Previews

Screenshot of Koro's Midboss spellScreenshot of Taiga's fourth spellScreenshot of Stage 5 banner

Looking for videos? We've got those too!
TeikiB Normal 1cc (v1.01)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is SeitenTouji AMB free?
A: Yes. SeitenTouji AMB is free to download and play. However, we ask that you do not redistribute the game and instead point your friends to official sources such as this website so that they can always be sure that they have the most up-to-date version.

Q: How do I unlock the Extra Stage?
A: The Extra Stage in SeitenTouji AMB is unlocked by following the story after completion of the main story. Below is a diagram showing the necessary Omakes and other requirements for unlocking the Extra Stage.

Flowchart on unlocking Extra Stage. Clear Final Stage (continues OK) and watch 4-01, 4-02, and 4-06 to unlock 4-13. Capture Taro's last spell (024-027) on any difficulty (ExAttack Practice OK) to unlock 2-05. These steps unlock 4-14, then 4-15 and then the Extra Stage.

Q: Can I make gameplay videos of SeitenTouji AMB?
A: Yes. However, we prefer if Omake are not the main focus of the videos, as we want our future players to be able to enjoy the story and characters as they unlock various content on their own.