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In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} began porting Toaplan games to UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch under the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup. M2 have stated that they plan to port almost every arcade Toaplan release. Bitwave is additionally [[https://youtu.be/B0w9v2-DpxY porting some of the Toaplan games to PC]]. [[https://twitter.com/u_brand_/status/1560457090455310336?t=gcOapxj6ALn6xjEGf6pUlw&s=19 Tatsuya Uemura]] (who founded TATSUJIN), [[https://twitter.com/hor11/status/1560204365348347904 Naoki Horii]] (president of M2), and [[https://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?p=1500727#p1500727 Martin Lindell]] (senior advisor for Embracer) have reassured fans that the Embracer buyout will not affect the existing ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' pipeline, and that M2 is still in charge of it.

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In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} began porting Toaplan games to UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch under the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup. M2 have stated that they plan to port almost every arcade Toaplan release. Bitwave is additionally [[https://youtu.be/B0w9v2-DpxY porting some of the Toaplan games to PC]].PC]]; the first batch of games is set to release on February 14, 2023, and wil include ''[=OutZone=]'', ''Truxton'', ''Twin Cobra'', and ''Zero Wing''. [[https://twitter.com/u_brand_/status/1560457090455310336?t=gcOapxj6ALn6xjEGf6pUlw&s=19 Tatsuya Uemura]] (who founded TATSUJIN), [[https://twitter.com/hor11/status/1560204365348347904 Naoki Horii]] (president of M2), and [[https://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?p=1500727#p1500727 Martin Lindell]] (senior advisor for Embracer) have reassured fans that the Embracer buyout will not affect the existing ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' pipeline, and that M2 is still in charge of it.


* ''Flying Shark'' (also known as ''Sky Shark'')

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* ''VideoGame/SkyShark'' (also known as ''Flying Shark'' (also known as ''Sky Shark'')

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* ''VideoGame/KnuckleBash''


In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} began porting Toaplan games to UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch under the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup. M2 have stated that they plan to port almost every arcade Toaplan release. However, given the Embracer buyout and the lack of any announcement of future ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' releases after ''Hishou Same! Same! Same!'', this plan seems to be in doubt, although Bitwave is [[https://youtu.be/B0w9v2-DpxY porting some of the Toaplan games to PC]].

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In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} began porting Toaplan games to UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch under the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup. M2 have stated that they plan to port almost every arcade Toaplan release. However, given the Embracer buyout and the lack of any announcement of future ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' releases after ''Hishou Same! Same! Same!'', this plan seems to be in doubt, although Bitwave is additionally [[https://youtu.be/B0w9v2-DpxY porting some of the Toaplan games to PC]].
PC]]. [[https://twitter.com/u_brand_/status/1560457090455310336?t=gcOapxj6ALn6xjEGf6pUlw&s=19 Tatsuya Uemura]] (who founded TATSUJIN), [[https://twitter.com/hor11/status/1560204365348347904 Naoki Horii]] (president of M2), and [[https://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?p=1500727#p1500727 Martin Lindell]] (senior advisor for Embracer) have reassured fans that the Embracer buyout will not affect the existing ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' pipeline, and that M2 is still in charge of it.


In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} began porting Toaplan games to UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch under the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup. M2 have stated that they plan to port almost every arcade Toaplan release. However, given the Embracer buyout, this plan seems to be in doubt, although Bitwave is [[https://youtu.be/B0w9v2-DpxY porting some of the Toaplan games to PC]].

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In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} began porting Toaplan games to UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch under the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup. M2 have stated that they plan to port almost every arcade Toaplan release. However, given the Embracer buyout, buyout and the lack of any announcement of future ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' releases after ''Hishou Same! Same! Same!'', this plan seems to be in doubt, although Bitwave is [[https://youtu.be/B0w9v2-DpxY porting some of the Toaplan games to PC]].


After Toaplan's demise, many of its employees went to {{Creator/CAVE}}, Creator/EightingRaizing, Takumi and Gazelle. The rights to Toaplan's games are now property of [[http://tatsujin.tokyo/ TATSUJIN]] (a company named after the Japanese version of ''Truxton''), so [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes/{{Rescued}} stay tuned for modern ports of them]].

In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} began porting Toaplan games to UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch under the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup. M2 have stated that they plan to port almost every arcade Toaplan release, so if your favorite Toaplan game hasn't been rereleased by them yet, stay tuned!

The Taito Egret II Mini microconsole features ports of some of Toaplan's games, in particular ''Twin Cobra'' and ''Truxton''. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_8InjN5uCs The upcoming Astro City V microconsole]] by Creator/{{SEGA}} will also feature modern ports of many of Toaplan's games[[labelnote:Which ones]]''Truxton'', ''Fire Shark'', ''[=OutZone=]'', ''Truxton II'', ''Dogyuun'', ''V-V'', ''Batsugun''[[/labelnote]]. It will be released in 2022.

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After Toaplan's demise, many of its employees went to {{Creator/CAVE}}, Creator/EightingRaizing, Takumi and Gazelle. The rights to Toaplan's games are now property of [[http://tatsujin.tokyo/ TATSUJIN]] (a company named after the Japanese version of ''Truxton''), so [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes/{{Rescued}} stay tuned for modern ports of them]].

them]]. TATSUJIN itself would later be acquired by Embracer as part of a mass buyout of existing game companies.

In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} began porting Toaplan games to UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch under the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup. M2 have stated that they plan to port almost every arcade Toaplan release, so if your favorite release. However, given the Embracer buyout, this plan seems to be in doubt, although Bitwave is [[https://youtu.be/B0w9v2-DpxY porting some of the Toaplan game hasn't been rereleased by them yet, stay tuned!

games to PC]].

The Taito Egret II Mini microconsole features ports of some of Toaplan's games, in particular ''Twin Cobra'' and ''Truxton''. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_8InjN5uCs The upcoming Astro City V microconsole]] by Creator/{{SEGA}} will also feature features modern ports of many of Toaplan's games[[labelnote:Which ones]]''Truxton'', ''Fire Shark'', ''[=OutZone=]'', ''Truxton II'', ''Dogyuun'', ''V-V'', ''Batsugun''[[/labelnote]]. It will be was released in July 2022.


In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} announced the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup focused around rereleasing Toaplan games on consoles. The first title in this lineup, ''Kyuukyoku Tiger Heli'', was released in October 2021 and consists of ''VideoGame/TigerHeli'', ''VideoGame/TwinCobra'', as well as the bonus title ''Guardian''. The next title, ''Hishou Same! Same! Same!'', consists of ''Flying Shark'', ''VideoGame/FireShark'', and ''VideoGame/{{Wardner}}'', and [[https://dengekionline.com/articles/102425/ is scheduled for a 2022 release]].

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In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} announced began porting Toaplan games to UsefulNotes/PlayStation4 and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch under the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup focused around rereleasing lineup. M2 have stated that they plan to port almost every arcade Toaplan games on consoles. The first title in this lineup, ''Kyuukyoku Tiger Heli'', was released in October 2021 and consists of ''VideoGame/TigerHeli'', ''VideoGame/TwinCobra'', as well as the bonus title ''Guardian''. The next title, ''Hishou Same! Same! Same!'', consists of ''Flying Shark'', ''VideoGame/FireShark'', and ''VideoGame/{{Wardner}}'', and [[https://dengekionline.com/articles/102425/ is scheduled for a 2022 release]].
release, so if your favorite Toaplan game hasn't been rereleased by them yet, stay tuned!


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!! ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' rereleases:
# ''Kyukyoku Tiger Heli'' (October 28, 2021)
** ''Tiger Heli'' (Arcade, Famicom, and NES versions)
** ''Twin Cobra'' (1P arcade ''Kyukyoku Tiger'', 2P arcade ''Kyukyoku Tiger'', arcade ''Twin Cobra'', PC Engine, Famicom, NES, JP Mega Drive, and Genesis versions)
** ''Guardian'' (Arcade ''Guardian'' and arcade ''Get Star'' versions)
# ''Hishou Same! Same! Same!'' (April 28, 2022)
** ''Sky Shark'' (Arcade ''Hishouzame'', arcade ''Sky Shark'', arcade ''Flying Shark'', and NES versions)
** ''Fire Shark'' (1P arcade ''Same! Same! Same!'', 2P arcade ''Same!'', arcade ''Fire Shark'', JP Mega Drive ''Same!'', and Genesis versions)
** ''Wardner'' (Arcade ''Wardner no Mori'', arcade ''Wardner'', arcade ''Pyros'', and FDS versions)
* ''Teki Paki'' (October 28, 2021) - A free download comes with every purchase of a ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' title.


In December 2021, a Website/{{Kickstarter}} campaign for the documentary ''ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO TOAPLAN''[[note]]named after the "All your base are belong to us" meme from ''VideoGame/ZeroRing''[[/note]] was [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/josephmpierce/all-your-base-are-belong-to-toaplan launched]], with Joseph Pierce as director, Ilya Kay (known for his Website/YouTube channel [[https://www.youtube.com/c/ShmupJunkie/ Shmup Junkie]]) as co-director, Mark Bussler (of ''WebVideo/ClassicGameRoom'' fame) as the narrator for the English-language version, and former Toaplan staff member Tatsuya Uemura as advisor. The campaign raised ¥12,993,485 out of its ¥8,500,000 goal and is projected for a 2023 release.

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In December 2021, a Website/{{Kickstarter}} campaign for the documentary ''ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO TOAPLAN''[[note]]named after the "All your base are belong to us" meme from ''VideoGame/ZeroRing''[[/note]] ''VideoGame/ZeroWing''[[/note]] was [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/josephmpierce/all-your-base-are-belong-to-toaplan launched]], with Joseph Pierce as director, Ilya Kay (known for his Website/YouTube channel [[https://www.youtube.com/c/ShmupJunkie/ Shmup Junkie]]) as co-director, Mark Bussler (of ''WebVideo/ClassicGameRoom'' fame) as the narrator for the English-language version, and former Toaplan staff member Tatsuya Uemura as advisor. The campaign raised ¥12,993,485 out of its ¥8,500,000 goal and is projected for a 2023 release.


[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_8InjN5uCs The upcoming Astro City V microconsole]] by Creator/{{SEGA}} will also feature modern ports of many of Toaplan's games[[labelnote:Which ones]]''Truxton'', ''Fire Shark'', ''[=OutZone=]'', ''Truxton II'', ''Dogyuun'', ''V-V'', ''Batsugun''[[/labelnote]]. It will be released in 2022.

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The Taito Egret II Mini microconsole features ports of some of Toaplan's games, in particular ''Twin Cobra'' and ''Truxton''. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_8InjN5uCs The upcoming Astro City V microconsole]] by Creator/{{SEGA}} will also feature modern ports of many of Toaplan's games[[labelnote:Which ones]]''Truxton'', ''Fire Shark'', ''[=OutZone=]'', ''Truxton II'', ''Dogyuun'', ''V-V'', ''Batsugun''[[/labelnote]]. It will be released in 2022.


In December 2021, a Website/{{Kickstarter}} campaign for the documentary ''ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO TOAPLAN''[[note]]named after the "All your base are belong to us" meme from ''VideoGame/ZeroRing''[[/note]] was [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/josephmpierce/all-your-base-are-belong-to-toaplan launched]], with Joseph Pierce as director, Ilya Kay (known for his Website/YouTube channel [[https://www.youtube.com/c/ShmupJunkie/ Shmup Junkie]]) as co-director, and former Toaplan staff member Tatsuya Uemura as advisor. The campaign raised ¥12,993,485 out of its ¥8,500,000 goal and is projected for a 2023 release.

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In December 2021, a Website/{{Kickstarter}} campaign for the documentary ''ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO TOAPLAN''[[note]]named after the "All your base are belong to us" meme from ''VideoGame/ZeroRing''[[/note]] was [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/josephmpierce/all-your-base-are-belong-to-toaplan launched]], with Joseph Pierce as director, Ilya Kay (known for his Website/YouTube channel [[https://www.youtube.com/c/ShmupJunkie/ Shmup Junkie]]) as co-director, Mark Bussler (of ''WebVideo/ClassicGameRoom'' fame) as the narrator for the English-language version, and former Toaplan staff member Tatsuya Uemura as advisor. The campaign raised ¥12,993,485 out of its ¥8,500,000 goal and is projected for a 2023 release.


In December 2021, a Website/{{Kickstarter}} campaign for the documentary ''ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO TOAPLAN''[[note]]named after the "All your base are belong to us" meme from ''VideoGame/ZeroRing''[[/note]] was [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/josephmpierce/all-your-base-are-belong-to-toaplan launched]], with Joseph Pierce as director, Ilya Kay (known for his Website/YouTube channel [[https://www.youtube.com/c/ShmupJunkie/ Shmup Junkie]]) as co-director, and former Toaplan staff member Tatsuya Uemura as advisor. If the campaign reaches its ¥8.5 million goal by January 31, 2022, it will be set for a tentative 2023 release.

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In December 2021, a Website/{{Kickstarter}} campaign for the documentary ''ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO TOAPLAN''[[note]]named after the "All your base are belong to us" meme from ''VideoGame/ZeroRing''[[/note]] was [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/josephmpierce/all-your-base-are-belong-to-toaplan launched]], with Joseph Pierce as director, Ilya Kay (known for his Website/YouTube channel [[https://www.youtube.com/c/ShmupJunkie/ Shmup Junkie]]) as co-director, and former Toaplan staff member Tatsuya Uemura as advisor. If the The campaign reaches raised ¥12,993,485 out of its ¥8.5 million ¥8,500,000 goal by January 31, 2022, it will be set and is projected for a tentative 2023 release.


[[JustForFun/IReadThatAs Nothing to do with]] plans hatched by [[Toys/{{BIONICLE}} a certain species of robotic heroes]].


* ''V-V'' (pronounced "Vee Five", known outside Japan as ''Grind Stormer'')

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* ''V-V'' (pronounced "Vee Five", known outside Japan as ''Grind Stormer'')''VideoGame/GrindStormer'')


In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} announced the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup focused around rereleasing Toaplan games on consoles. The first title in this lineup, ''Kyuukyoku Tiger Heli'', was released in October 2021 and consists of ''VideoGame/TigerHeli'', ''VideoGame/TwinCobra'', as well as the bonus title ''Guardian''. The next title, ''Hishou Same! Same! Same!'', consists of ''Flying Shark', ''VideoGame/FireShark'', and ''VideoGame/{{Wardner}}'', and [[https://dengekionline.com/articles/102425/ is scheduled for a 2022 release]].

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In 2021, Creator/{{M2}} announced the ''Toaplan Arcade Garage'' series, a sub-series of the ''[=M2 ShotTriggers=]'' lineup focused around rereleasing Toaplan games on consoles. The first title in this lineup, ''Kyuukyoku Tiger Heli'', was released in October 2021 and consists of ''VideoGame/TigerHeli'', ''VideoGame/TwinCobra'', as well as the bonus title ''Guardian''. The next title, ''Hishou Same! Same! Same!'', consists of ''Flying Shark', Shark'', ''VideoGame/FireShark'', and ''VideoGame/{{Wardner}}'', and [[https://dengekionline.com/articles/102425/ is scheduled for a 2022 release]].

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