God Panic - Shijou Saikyou Gundan © 1992 Teichiku Records
God Panic is a cool and weird shooter by Teichiku. You take control of a kind of flying-cat (hard to tell as he is wearing a sort of blue-ninja uniform, but those are definitively cat ears) and you must destroy really weird enemies. They spread from brides riding huge motorbikes to geishas removing their kimonos when hit and muscled wrestlers throwing their swet at you. Backgrounds are amazing too, in the second stage, you will fly over a huge girl laying down on the beach ! You start with a simple vulcan-gun witch can be upgraded by picking the correct power-up icon hidden in chests along the way. Other special items allow you to increase your life, or add another bomb to your existing stock. Those bombs will fire huge coins and clean up most of the screen when used. Finally, most of the enemies encountered in God Panic are inspired the japanese folklore, but not only and you will also be confronted to flying-cars and scared paysans throwing fireballs at you.
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