For detailed information about this series, see: The Legendary Starfy Wiki
Starfy, also known as The Legendary Starfy, called Densetsu no Stafy in Japan, is a platformer video game series by Nintendo and Tose. The games star the titular character, an anthropomorphic star, Prince of the Pufftop Kingdom, and are characterized by a marine setting.
Six games were released:
- Densetsu no Stafy (September 6, 2002) for Game Boy Advance. A prototype version for Game Boy Color was originally shown at Nintendo Space World 2000 (August 24–26, 2000), but never released.
- Densetsu no Stafy 2 (September 5, 2003) for Game Boy Advance.
- Densetsu no Stafy 3 (August 5, 2004) for Game Boy Advance.
- Densetsu no Stafy 4 (April 13, 2006) for Nintendo DS.
- The Legendary Starfy (June 10, 2008) for Nintendo DS. The first game to be released worldwide, it's called Densetsu no Stafy: Taiketsu! Dairu Kaizokudanin Japan.
Three manga series based on the games were released:
- Densetsu no Stafy, by Sayori Abe, published in issues of Shogakukan's Separate Grade Learning Magazines from April to December 2002. It's based on the original game.
- Densetsu no Stafy, by Yumiko Sudou, published in issues of CoroCoro Comic from June 2002 to October 2005, but later collected in two tankobon volumes. It's based on the three Game Boy Advance games.
- Densetsu no Starfy R, by Suzuo Yadaka, published in issues of CoroCoro Comic from April 2006 to April 2008, but later collected in a tankobon volume. It's based on The Legendary Stafy 4.
Minor comics were also published on the Character Parfait magazine and on Video Game Magazine in 2008.
Links to other series
|Mario||November 17, 2003||A poster of Starfy can be seen in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, while Super Mario Maker features a costume based on Starfy.||2
|Donkey Kong||December 12, 2003||The Legend of Starfy theme is featured in the japanese version of Donkey Konga.||2
|Wario||August 05, 2004||Wario makes an appearance in Densetsu no Starfy 3.||1
|Super Princess Peach||April 13, 2006||In Densetsu no Starfy 4, one of the collectable costumes is based on Princess Peach; additionally the Starfish enemy in Super Princess Peach is based on Starfy.||2
|April 13, 2006||Ships and aliens looking like those from Galaga are present in the code of Densetsu no Starfy 4, although unused.|
|Super Smash Bros.||January 31, 2008||Starfy is an Assist Trophy in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and its sequels; various characters from the series also appear as spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.||1|