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[[caption-width-right:304:Going [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar Ape Spit]].]]
''Toki'' (original title ''[=JuJu=] Densetsu'', "[=JuJu=] Legend") was an UsefulNotes/{{arcade|Game}} PlatformGame made by TAD Corporation in 1990, that never received any sequels but was ported to a few systems a short time later. It is a simple little game, that was well received and still remembered to this day in RetroGaming circles.

The ExcusePlot tells the story of a tribesman, Toki, whose girlfriend Miho was kidnapped by the evil witch doctor Vookimedlo, who also turns Toki into a cartoonish little chimp. Toki then has to fight through five dangerous environments and Vookimedlo's lair to regain his love and humanity. Luckily, the transformation gave him the ability to spit energy globes from his mouth, that are also his main weapon.

Not to be confused with ''VideoGame/TokiTori''. Or [[FistOfTheNorthStar Kenshiro's elder brother.]]
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!!Tropes that can be found in ''Toki'':

* OneUp: In some versions, these exist.
* AnachronismStew: The two types of power-ups available for Toki to pick up are a UsefulNotes/AmericanFootball helmet and tennis shoes--both in a game that takes place in a prehistoric setting.
* BlindIdiotTranslation: The descriptions of the levels are full of little mistakes, the most amusing example is possibly the one for the third level:
--> MADE BOLD BY HIS RECENT CONQUESTS, TOKI '''ENTER''' THE BLAZING '''HART''' OF THE CAVERNS OF FIRE IN SEARCH OF MIHO. HERE, HE WILL FACE A DEADLY TEST AGAINST '''MOGULVOR''' [[note]]should be Mogulvar, by the way[[/note]] THE BEASTLY GUARDIAN OF THIS UNDERGROUND '''INFERUO'''.
* BottomlessPit
* BreathWeapon: Toki's various forms of spit, including a 3-way shot, a charged shot and an actual fiery breath.
* CallARabbitASmeerp: The most common enemies are bouncing monkeys called Geeshergam.
* CursedWithAwesome: How many monkeys can spit out glowing balls of death from their mouths?
* CutscenePowerToTheMax: Not really a "cutscene", but in his victory animation after defeating the bosses, Toki jumps ''really'' high.
* DeathThrows: Toki and a few enemies. Most of them get disintegrated.
* DistressedDamsel: Miho.
* DubNameChange: The Genesis port changes the names of most enemies. Most noticeable is Vookimeldo, who is renamed to Stark.
* EnemyRollCall: Most versions of the game (but not the UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem port) have this, starting with Toki himself and proceeding through the enemies and bosses.
* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: Of course!
* EveryTenThousandPoints: Depending on how the game's set up, Toki earns extra lives after reaching certain score intervals. The Genesis port allows the player the option to reward lives at every ''7,000'' points scored.
* FacelessEye: Rambacha can be described as a floating, teleporting Michelin Man with a giant eyeball for a face.
* FloatingLimbs: Bashtar, the Stage 5 boss. It's two disembodied hands, two disembodied feet, and a beating, disembodied heart.
* FlyingSeafoodSpecial: Flying ''trilobites'' that give you coins when killed!
* {{Gasshole}}: Mogulvor, the Stage 3 boss, belches and attacks Toki with [[VisualSoundEffect stones that spell "BURP"]].
* GoombaSpringboard: Sometimes, jumping off of enemies can help you reach powerups.
* GoombaStomp: Toki's other means to defeat enemies, which also scores more points per hit than spitting at them.
* GuiltBasedGaming: The continue screen shows Miho's face, appearing on some sort of mystical TV screen, pleading the player not to quit or else she'll be killed.
* HeartContainer: In the US NES version.
* ImprobableWeaponUser: Second boss Rambacha uses his endless supply of bouncing giant eyeballs to attack Toki.
* InvincibilityPowerUp: Found only in the Genesis version of the game. Makes Toki intangible rather than invincible.
* JungleJapes: Level five, "Dark Jungle".
* KillItWithFire: Toki's breath can turn into a flamethrower.
* LawOfOneHundred: Toki needs to pick up 50 coins to gain an extra life, or 50 pieces of fruit in the Genesis version (fruit is present in the arcade game too, but there has only the purpose of ScoringPoints).
* LethalLavaLand: Level three, "Caverns of Fire".
* MercyInvincibility: In the US NES version.
* MutuallyExclusivePowerups: You can't have both the jumping shoes and football helmet at the same time.
* OneHitPointWonder: Toki, unless he finds the awesome football helmet.
** Averted in US NES version, where Toki initially starts with two hit points.
* OneWingedAngel: Vookimedlo turns into some kind of giant as soon as you reach him, and then shows his gross real self.
* PatchworkMap: A ''VideoGame/GhostsNGoblins''-styled one, which, as videogames often do, makes no sense (a tropical jungle right next to a glacier and a volcanic area).
* PointOfNoContinues: Downplayed. No matter how many quarters are in your pockets; instead of immediately disabling the ability to credit-feed, once you reach the final stage the game allows you to continue only five (more) times before you are given a bad ending.
* [[PunBasedTitle Pun-Based Subtitle]]: The UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis edition of the game is titled "Toki - Going Ape Spit", which also counts for GettingCrapPastTheRadar. [[note]]"Going Apeshit", [[DontExplaintheJoke get it?]][[/note]]
* ReformulatedGame: The Genesis port of the game has much longer and completely reworked levels, with a bigger emphasis on platformic skills.
* SaveThePrincess: Miho.
* SlippySlideyIceWorld: Level four, "Ice Palace".
* SpikesOfDoom: They come in two flavors, normal spikes and mounds of spiky balls that explode all over the place when destroyed.
* TheSpiny: Some of the enemies cannot be jumped on.
* SpreadShot: One of the power-ups available.
* SpringJump: Collecting a rabbit-ears token will give Toki sneakers that will make him jump much higher than usual.
* TemporaryPlatform: The game has a few ledges and platforms which collapse.
* TimedMission
* UnderTheSea: A big part of level two, "Lake Neptune". In the background one can see some UnderwaterRuins as well.
* WackySoundEffect: The "boing" sound of the bouncing Geeshergam, and other examples.
* WitchDoctor: Vookimedlo and also the first boss Boloragog, which has a very stereotyped appearance.
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