Antinomy of Common Flowers Nintendo Switch

2017 video game

2017 video game

Antinomy of Mutual Flowers
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Developer(southward) Twilight Frontier
Squad Shanghai Alice
Publisher(due south) Twilight Frontier
Team Shanghai Alice

Sunfish (Windows)

Phoenixx (PS4/Switch)
Serial Touhou Project
Platform(south) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation iv, Nintendo Switch

December 29 2017

  • Trailer

    • WW:

      December 11, 2016

    1st Trial

    • WW:

      May vii, 2017

    2nd Trial

    • WW:

      Oct xv, 2017


    • WW:

      December 29, 2017

    Dōjin shop

    • WW:

      December 31, 2017


    • WW:

      Jan 5, 2018

    PlayStation 4,
    Nintendo Switch

    • WW:

      Apr 22, 2021
Genre(due south) Fighting

Touhou Hyouibana ~ The Antinomy of Common Flowers

東方憑依華 ~ Antinomy of Common Flowers
“Flowers of Possession”)
, often abbreviated to
AoCF, is a fighting video game developed by Twilight Frontier and published by Team Shanghai Alice for Microsoft Windows in 2017. It is the latest fighting game in the
Touhou Project
series, being a continuation of the extra story mode from
Urban Legend in Limbo’s
PlayStation 4 port, released in 2016.

Antinomy and Common Flowers
ports for the PlayStation iv and Nintendo Switch port were announced in May 2019,[one]
and released on Apr 22, 2021.[three]



Marisa (left) uses a special move on Mokou (right)

Antinomy of Common Flowers
is a fighting game in which the player will endeavour to deplete their opponent’south wellness bar using diverse moves, such as basic punches and kicks, every bit well every bit more circuitous special moves, which require special inputs in gild to be performed. Spell cards, special moves that are considerably more powerful than the regular special moves, can also be used past charging a meter through damaging the opponent, which once full, allows the spell card to exist activated. Each character in the game has a total of iii spell cards to choose from.
Antinomy of Common Flowers
has no ground, allowing for complex aerial movement.[4]

Antinomy of Common Flowers, the player will control two characters in any given match.[5]
The ‘main’ is the principal character that they control, and can temporarily switch to their ‘slave’, who can be used to rapidly extend combos. Additionally, when the player takes impairment, some of their health will be retained with a white bar, and when playing as a slave, the white wellness will slowly increase. Taking harm while playing as the slave character will decrease the player’s ‘occult meter’, and if it is emptied, the player volition be forced to switch dorsum to the main, until the meter increases again, which will gradually happen by default, just it tin can be increased faster past damaging their opponent.

Antinomy of Mutual Flowers, the role player can engage in single matches, either against the AI or with other players online, play a training mode in which they can freely test their attacks, or in the game’s story mode, wherein the player will fight many enemies in succession, and can unlock new characters past defeating them.[six]



As part of the Urban Legend Incident,[7]
a phenomenon chosen “Perfect Possession” occurs, in which people have their listen and trunk completely taken over by somebody else. Reimu sets out to investigate the cause of the Perfect Possession.[8]



Antinomy of Mutual Flowers, all characters except Joon and Shion are available from the first in the game’s versus mode. In the story mode, the player is given preset principal-slave pairs, more of which are unlocked past completing the game with specific characters. The game has a total of 19 characters, each of which have their own stage.[six]

  • Reimu Hakurei — Miko of the Hakurei Shrine. Her attacks are a mixture of regular melee moves and
    Reimu is the first graphic symbol bachelor in story mode, with Kasen equally her slave.
  • Marisa Kirisame — Human sorcerer. Her fighting style is reliant on her high speed.[ten]
  • Ichirin Kumoi — A youkai monk. Though she is slow, Ichirin is able to perform
    through the control of her partner, Unzan.[11]
  • Byakuren Hijiri — Youkai wizard and the monk of the Myouren temple, a Buddhist temple that accepts yokai.[12]
  • Mononobe no Futo — Taoist and shikaisen who can manipulate feng shui. Her attacks use her speed, and plates to inflict harm.[13]
  • Toyosatomimi no Miko — A saint whose pattern is derived from Prince Shōtoku. Her fighting manner is reliant on the Occult Special Move, which can strengthen either her projectiles or her melee attacks.[xiv]
  • Nitori Kawashiro — A kappa and engineer. Her diverse weapons allow for multiple types of
  • Koishi Komeiji — A satori who was shunned past humans, and closed her third eye to seal her power.[16]
  • Mamizou Futatsuiwa — A bake-danuki from the Outside World. Her attacks involve sending out small tanuki to perform
    for her.[17]
  • Hata no Kokoro — A menreiki who is incapable of facial expression, using a diversity of masks to dispense her emotions instead. This corresponds to her fighting mode, wherein her attacks will change depending on what mask she is wearing.[18]
  • Kasen Ibaraki — An ibaraki-dōji and one of the Sages of Gensokyo. She attacks using her pets and her arm, which she can detach from her body.[19]
  • Fujiwara no Mokou — A human who gained immortality by drinking the Hourai Elixir. She uses close range attacks, many of which contain fire.[20]
  • Shinmyoumaru Sukuna — An inchling, whose Miracle Mallet is capable of granting wishes to other inchlings. Her speed and small stature allow her to perform melee attacks with a bowl and needle.[21]
  • Sumireko Usami — Human magician from Kantō who tin can visit Gensokyo in her dreams. She is a zoner who uses her ESP to create rubble and projectiles around her opponents.[22]
  • Reisen Udongein Inaba — A moon rabbit, who tin dispense insanity in humans.[23]
  • Doremy Sweet — Baku who tin can manipulate dreams. She tin can steal “dream souls” from her opponents, which volition increment the impairment of her spell bill of fare.[24]
  • Tenshi Hinanawi — A tennin who came to Gensokyo due to boredom with life in Heaven. She is an all purpose fighter, and her Sword of Scarlet Idea can change shape depending on the state of affairs.[25]
  • Yukari Yakumo — Youkai who can dispense boundaries, including those with the Outside World. This too applies to her attacks, which allow her to materialise objects out of nowhere.[26]
  • Joon Yorigami — A goddess of pestilence who is habitually poor, but however liked past those effectually her.[seven]
    Joon becomes a playable character after being defeated in the story mode.
  • Shion Yorigami — Joon’south younger sister, a goddess of poverty who brings misfortune onto herself and others.[7]
    She is Joon’s slave, and the only not-player character.



Antinomy of Common Flowers
was start announced via ZUN’s blog in December 2016.[27]
The game was and so released through Comiket on December 29, 2017, and on Steam on January v, 2018.[28]
PlayStation four and Nintendo Switch ports were first appear in May 2019,[29]
and on March 21, 2021,
produced a promotional video, which revealed a last release appointment of April 22, 2021.[3]
The Switch and PS4 version of
Antinomy of Common Flowers
apply an English fan patch, making it the first
game to be officially released in a linguistic communication other than Japanese.[31]



IGN gave the PC version a score of 8.5/10, praising the game’southward music, the originality of the story, and how the gameplay allowed for a diverseness of fighting styles, and was very accessible for people who were new to either
or fighting games in general. Yet, they complained that a lack of players made it difficult to observe matches with other people online.[32]
Noisy Pixel
rated the PlayStation four version 7/10, praising its soundtrack, art direction, and gameplay, but lamented the lack of a move list on the game’s pause menu, as well as the “somewhat spotty” translation.[33]
Movies Games and Tech
gave item attending to the large number of characters and gameplay options, merely criticised the game’south input lag and lack of vocalization acting.[34]

On Steam, ninety% of role player reviews were positive.[35]



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External links


  • Antinomy of Mutual Flowers on Touhou Wiki

  • Official website

    (in Japanese)


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