Niche Games Spotlight – Banchou Tactics

Banchou Tactics

Today’s Niche Spotlight is Banchou Tactics, a strategy game where you lead your pals to victory against the other nearby schools.

Banchou Tactics leans heavily into the Japanese High School “Yankee” tropes popularized by series like GTO: Great Teacher OnizukaCromartie High School, and more.

Players control Taiga Arashi, a student at Minato High School. Along with his group of friends, he plans on becoming the big boss of the tri-school area, and that means knocking some heads in.

You can check out the launch trailer below:

Here’s a rundown on the game:

Banchou Tactics

Banchou Tactics is a strategy turn based role-playing game in the Japanese Gangster High School (Banchou). Game inspire by Crows (Japanese Manga) River City Ransom and Final Fantasy Tactics.


For several years of conflicts, there were bloody struggles between three high schools around this area (somewhere in Japan). This madness played by the three schools: Sakae High School, Nakamura Technical High School and Minato High School. They engaged in many fierce battles with the aim to show who’s boss in this town.

When Kitagawa Seiichi, the demon king of Minato High School just graduated last year, all the balance of three power came to doubt once again.

The game is set in Minato High School The story focuses on TAIGA ARASHI.

Game Features

  • High quality 2D pixel on 3D stage
  • Turn based strategy game
  • Blood group system
  • Special Attack
  • Knock back system
  • Combo system

Banchou Tactics is available now on Windows PC (via Steam).

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A basement-dwelling ogre, Brandon's a fan of indie games and slice of life anime. Has too many games and not enough time.

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