Yo-Jin-Bo The Bodyguards

Yo Jin Bo

The story focuses on the main character Sayori, who is a modern high school girl. She finds a mysterious pendant while out helping with an archeological dig (she’s in the high school history club, and so is forced to attend), and later has a strange dream – it seems that the scene is from about a hundred and fifty years ago, during the last days of the samurai, and she sees Hatsuhime, princess of the Mochizuke clan, assassinated!

It gets even more strange when the scene changes, and Sayori realizes that she’s in Hatsuhime’s body; that she has somehow seen how things were, and the situation has somehow “reset”, giving her the chance to avert the princess’s terrible fate.

128 comments on “Yo-Jin-Bo The Bodyguards

  1. I can’t download it… when I click on the patches they say error… can someone help me? I can’t find any other website to download it…. thanks

  2. i got to say i only played a little bit of it and i like it but there is like too many references to modern day jokes like star wars,gundam,Mickey mouse, come on am not made or anything about it but still too many references is it really necessary

  3. First thing:
    I downloaded it today and didn’t have issues with it.

    For those having a hard time installing this game to your PC (I’m using Windows 7, 32-bit and downloaded the many parts DL – free):

    and these are the steps I did for the installation of this game:

    1. download all the folders

    2. right click the part 1 .rar and chooses extract here

    3. open extracted folder

    4. double click the file named setup.exe

    and follow the installation instructions.

    Voila! you’ll be able to play the game.

    For those with Mac… please see
    eadme.txt in the extracted folder.

    Hope this post helps…

    and one more thing:

    ADMIN-san, you rock!!!
    thank you so much for the uploads!

  4. ok .ISO is a cd/dvd image file (think photo copy)
    of a disk. to get this type of game to work first you will
    need win RAR or like file decompressor (i use winRAR)
    highlight all four files by draging you’re mouse across
    them. right click and hold down, drag over to a clear
    space and realse, select \extract here\ it will creat a
    folder and rebind the file’s. then ether burn the .iso
    file or mount it on daemon tools as described in the FAQ at top
    (if it is the herimaki ver. it will need a dvd player)

  5. its an .ISO game and i can’t install it in my computer. -.- .ISO is an extension for PSP game. does anyone experience this? I read the comment that you can install it in your computer but what I got after download is an .ISO file.. any help pls?

  6. Hi I was wondering if anyone knows if this game can be downloaded and played on a mac? I have a program that lets me play windows games on a mac and its worked for a few games on here before but I’m having trouble with this one.

  7. Have you downloaded all 4 parts in .rar?
    I was asked to burn it to CD too. But I clicked some other steps instead and it works well now.
    I just wanna know, is your problem exactly same as mine?

  8. ————-POSSIBLE SPOILER—————

    ittosaso! (might have spelled that wrong) and jin 4 life!!!!! but itosao ending is best definetely had that s&m vibe i love with the whole naughty girl you need to be punished

  9. i donwloaded the game and used daemon tools to merge it, it installed just fine, it saves fine, however reaching a certain point into the game, regardless the choice i make the MC and the bosyguards are killed… did i do something wrong with the choices?? or a bug maybe??

    1. nevermind i started the game again, looks like i chose something wrong on the previous chapters, works like a charm!!!

  10. hey there! 🙂

    i’ve downloaded all the parts for this game and i’ve only extracted only the first part file. then i used daemon tools to mount it and installed it..

    but during the game, at the part where everyone has to ‘split up’ or ‘fight together’ or ‘let me think about it for a while..’ i chose every single one of them (it’s ‘split up’ though), but i keep dying..!

    could someone please help me? 🙁

    thank you!

  11. Awww, I was really looking forward to playing this game. Each part took 2 hrs to download and the 4th was supposed to finish after 45 mins or somethin’ but… It always stops midway! TuT
    I think there might be something wrong with part 4? Or am I just having network problems? Aaagh, what a bummer.

  12. This game is hilariously silly. References to back to the future, Sailor Moon, Pokemon, Star Wars, and Final Fantasy to name a few. I laughed my butt off to the Sailor Moon reference.

    It’s like a parody of every Japanese Otome game you ever played yet it still has it’s own unique spin to it. Very cute…

  13. When I extract the files after I download it, they are not in .rar format, they are in .iso. Does anyone know how to change this? It keeps asking for me to burn it on a disc, and that doesn’t sound like what it’s supposed to do. :/

  14. I loved it even tho the art wasn’t that good. I was browsing youtube and saw that this got a ps2 release in japan which included Kasumimaru(the ninja) and Harumuto(the antagonist) as candidates 🙁 And I really wanted to get Kasumimaru too.


    I loved when she was like: “He’s offering me candy, he can’t be that bad!”

  16. tks a lot to all of the admins for this game,it works perfectly fine!!this website is amazing,Sugoi!!! now I will play Yo jin bo,I’ve been waiting for so long…*___* wish a good play to everyone^^ keep at it minna!*


      1. You are at this website, so you really aren’t one to talk.

        I also want to thank Eroge for this game.
        With Hakuoki being released in America, I hope the otome game market grows so we can play more like YoJinBo. 😀

  17. So I got it to save by pressing the pink flower in the top right corner, and had no problems with loading the saved game so far, but I just started playing it.
    I wish there was a way to have it not full screen, cause the actual screen for the game isn’t but its fine.
    It turned out to be relatively easy to download even though it was the first time I tried something like this. =)

  18. I did everything you said to download it but when I extract the YoJinBo 1 file using WinRar it tries to burn it onto disk. Its being extracted to an ISO File if that matters.

  19. hey,i’m at chapter 9.. after the hot springs.. and whatever choice i make. it leads to game over.. what should i so?? 🙁

  20. I can’t download the 4th part, anyone had this problem yet? how or where can I get the last part?

  21. Hey there!!! 😀 If you have an account, you can download the 657.9MB one, but if your a guest or some crap, you have to download them seperatley with the other link, mines kind of taking awhile, but i have a crappy computer! Lol. So that’s probably why. I hope you enjoy the game! 😀

  22. ok do i need to download just the parts or do i have to down load YoJinBo.rar – 657.9 MB to? 2 get the whole game?

  23. srry but i really dont get how to get the game to work. i have downloaded al the parts and now im stuck. can u tell me step by step im really bad with computers and this is my first time doing this. 🙂

    1. Hey there !

      1/ Download and install Winrar (program to open the .rar files) on your PC
      2/Select all your YoJinBo. rar and put them in a file
      3/Double-click on the Yojimbo 1, click on “extract” icon (top left of the winrar window)
      It will automatically create a “YoJinBo.rar” (with no number)
      4/Open newly made “YoJinBo.rar” and install it as Stephanie says earlier on this post.

      I wish it will help, good luck !

  24. New Otome English Patch! Girlish Love Revolution! You Should download it! It’s really fun I played it. It’s about this girl when she was young she was pretty. Then she got fatter and fatter. When meeting the 5 most popular guys in your school, you got shocked and realizes that you’re fat. So, you go on a diet. It doesn’t go out too well, you fainted and all.Etc. It has lots of guys to get. It has walkthroughs too. Secret endings and all.

    1. Urm, I’ve literally just downloaded this game – it’s pretty easy to download even though when I was doing it I had no idea what too do, I guess I just had good luck?

      First you need to download all the parts together before extracting!
      Once all parts have downloaded you need to double click on the download and extraction software should come up(sorry I can’t remember the name of the software)

      You click onto the folder which has “Yo-Jin-Bo” and then click on the disc looking thing in the folder and then click extract it’ll extract all the files at once, once done that I’ve advice you to do a scan click up the top as well – I doesn’t have an virus’s from what my laptop says but it’s safer than being sorry.

      Once done you click “Show file” It’ll come up with a file with has loads of read me’s and installs, you click the last install disc at the bottom – if that doesn’t help it’ll look alot similar too an installation disc drive file when you open up a file from a orginal disc on your computer/laptop click that and it should come up with the download instructions click “next” it’ll do it’s business and then it’ll finish & you’ll have the game!

      But I’m having trouble saving the game, so you’ll probably want to come back to the game when you know you have the time to sit there and complete it then and there or suffer the consquence I’m now going to go through by pulling an all nighter too finish the game. I’M NOT GOING THROUGH THE INTRO AGAIN!!

      I hope it helped!

    1. Same problem as miribe : no “save” track,
      example : I save on track 1, return to game, read several dialogues, go to load,and… no track -_-

      DOESN’T WORK :
      – using the pencil above the text box during game
      – using “SAVE” option with the sakura icon on top right of the screen

      I guess the game can’t create a “save” data on the PC, but how to repair it ?

      Thank you for your help !

      (And admin, yeah, YOU rock !! Thanks for the otome games !! :p

    2. (Waving “VICTORY” flag !!)
      I found a way to save :
      1/ Search for “Flash player” on your PC
      2/ Open it, first window (“Save”, “record” ? Mine is french)
      3/ Choose : “Ask me before… blahblah” (second choice)
      4/ “stock parameters” : register “local” and accept
      5/ Open Yo-Jin-bo game ;right click on the game screen (Macromedia flash) : click on parameter
      => unclick “never”, set to 1 or 10 Mo as you like

      You should be able to save in the game now

      Mine : Vista ; Adobe player 11

      Goood luck !

      1. your “victory” on saving the data works!
        thank you so much!

        question: “how do I delete the saved data?”

        please help

        thank you in advance!

  25. Thanks you very much for Yo-Jin-Bo. It’s a dream come true.It’s the first Otome game I can play. Can I ask for Under the Moon in english ?
    (Sorry for my english, I’m french).

  26. Thanks so much for the help! I finnaly got the game working….and it is amazing!!! I LOVE Ittosai’s route!!! He is the best!! For future readers my problem was that
    I didn’t download all the files right, you have to get all the files on your computer for it to work righ:P!!

  27. I am sorry to be just another one to ask but when i try to extract the files I get to the very end and them It says that I need the next part…I have it, but my computer just dosen’t seem to see it….PLEASE HELP!!!

    1. o-o? unzip using winRAR (I highlight all zip files and “extract here” in to a folder), then using the Daemon tool, I mount the ISO file. Then click on the mounted image (the folder comes up). Then run the ‘setup’ application.

  28. so when i hit select it doesnt do anything and ive been dying to play this game for like ever!! so can anybody help me. thanks

    1. I think you need to click the Show button and copy and paste the URL’s there. Each of them will lead you to a different part of the download. I am not sure what to do after the download part, sorry…

  29. I’d like to say that I really can’t work with any of the download links on your site.I’d like to suggest that you make some complete download links one day and not in parts.I get a all the parts downloaded but don’t know what to do with it after words.I hope you understand thank you.

  30. Lol, I always fall for the guy with the sad past. :)) I actually won my first game, but lost in the second one. i__i I wish I knew how to use language patches

  31. Does anyone know any good hentai games? I have played semi decent ones but I can never find any in English and am sobbing over the fact I cant get Loves Tears or Under the Moon in english ;.; Does anyone know any games like that? In English pretty please.. I would love to not have to learn japanese!

    1. “otome” itself means maiden/princess etc. But in this context it means games aimed at girls – usually with female protagonist with male characters having their routes.

  32. Hmm i’ve got a problem, can’t save the game e.e CAN ANYONE REPLY? I keep clicking and NOTHING, it just doesn’t save, already re-installed it, and is still the same.

  33. xD Thank you for the upload of this game. I’ve been trying to upload this for a while now. So far I havent really experienced problems…but…XD I just love this. I have been laughing a lot thanks to this. Mon-mon is so adorable! Just saying.

    1. You can search “FAQ” at the top of the screen and then scroll down for how to mount with the older version of DAEMON tools. I commented on how to try it with the newer version or Lite.

  34. Ummm i finished downloading the parts but when i open it a disc thing appear!
    how do i install the game? i want to play so plz reply fast ><!

  35. Hello, I’m having trouble saving the game.
    I saved it a few times so far and when i qiut and started again, I had all the cg and music that i had already seen and heard, but no save file.

  36. I’m having the same problem as Bloop. I have downloaded both parts and extracted them but it keeps having an error message.

  37. I’m extremely confused…how do I download the game? I downloaded both parts, but neither could be extracted from winRAR. I looked at the FAQ of this website but it didn’t really seem to help me, unless I need to download DAEMON to play the game? However I’d prefer not to download it if it’s unessary, as this is really the only game I especially want to download. Do I have to combine the parts? Do something special with extraction, etc? I’m also very inexperienced with winRAR itself…

  38. thank you SO MUCH for this! m’so happy to finally being able to play this — very much amazing~

  39. A good game, pretty funny. There are some Japanese puns that are changed for the localization, but some humor/jokes are intact and not localized. Some of the CG art is a bit weird though, particularly a CG of Hatsuhime (Sayori) taking a bath, the CG makes it seems like a male body with Hatsuhime’s head a bit. It just looks somehow off and unnatural. But overall, the game is ok, I found myself bursting out laughing at some points. I would recommend it to fans of otome games.

  40. Thank you for the download! Now, could someone tell me how it works? I’ve never downloaded something like this before.

  41. I need some help with getting Mon-Mon and Yo.
    Every time I try to get them I die in “A Fork in the Road” – and I have no idea why is it.
    I talked with Yo (while we should be resting), then talked with him (while we were walking) and checked him out in onsen.
    Then I chose Muneshige’s plan and I died.
    With Mon-Mon same.

    But not only this. I’ve tried a little more than 16 combinations and still I die when I choose plan (Ittosai’s or Muneshige’s).

    Is it a bug or sth?

    Can someone help me, please?

    1. To get on Mon-Mon and Yo’s path, you have to choose ‘Leave it alone’ and ‘Shook it off’ for the first two choices the game asks you. Then just play the game as you normally would when trying to get on the character’s path from that point on. (Oh, also choose Muneshige’s path. I think the only time you don’t choose his path is when you’re trying to get Ittosai.)

      Anyway, hope that helps.

      1. Thank you so so much!! I haven’t even thought that I had to start a new game (kept loading saves).

        You saved my game ^^

        Woah, Mon-Mon happy ending is so long – fantastic :3

    2. Hi, I have the same problem. Whenever I click (in chapter A Fork in the Road) answer “Muneshige’s plan” I die… i don’t know what to do.. please help

  42. Uhmm…what am i supposed to do after downloading it. I can’t join the files using HJ Split. So how did you guys manage to install it? By simply unzipping the RAR files and then mounting it on DAEMON?


  43. At last! i’ve finally played it…
    LOL! It took me nearly 1 day to
    figure it out…

    anyway, Thanks admin for this game…. ^^

  44. I downloaded and everything’s fine except, i’m only getting bad endings. i tried everything and i still get only bad endings… why is that?

    maybe i’m just unlucky and ended up with a bugged file?

    i’m getting my brother to check it out since he’s a computer genius, but if a solution is already found, that’d be great!

    I love the other games too btw.

  45. how do i get the game to work?
    sorry if this sounds stupid, but i’m really bad with computers.
    any help would be appreciated thanks.

  46. well hi!! thank you for posting the links!!! i really appreciate it!!! but i am new on downloading this kinds of stuff so can someone please tell me what to do step-by-step???(like how do you extract it and stuff..) please i really want to play this game thank you for your time and understanding.

  47. Ok… I got it to work… But I can’t seem to get the extra now… I got all the CGs (except the one in the extra), I dunno about the BGMs…

    Do I also have to do all bad endings?

  48. The game loaded fine, but I’m having a slight problem with a small chunk. I was able to achieve all endings except Bo’s. His bad endin was fine, but the last part of his good ending won’t load for me. The game allows me to save just before the chapter, but when I try loading it the game just shuts down. -3- I can’t get the extra scene now. So sad.

  49. As far as I can tell, there are no ero otome visual novels at all, translated or otherwise.
    I’ve played several from the perspective of female characters, but it’s usually only temporary, due to a sex change or the story has nothing to do with relationships and the main character just happens to be female.

    1. There are actually a LOT of otome erogames! Just none available in English.

      Yo-Jin-Bo actually is borderline one in the Japanese version; Hirameki would often pick up the licenses for eroge and remove the ero content in their releases, or otherwise censor them.

      1. Some examples of otome erogames, BTW, are:

        * Butlers: Meshimase Ojousama (NOT Bullet Butlers)
        * Brothers ~Motto Koisuru Onisama~
        * ANYTHING by SugarBeans, such as My Master, Vampire Sweetie,
        and Love Drops.

        You can see Sugar-Beans’s site here (Japanese only):

        BTW, if you shop for otome visual novels, erogame or otherwise, they’ll often be listed in the “boys love” section of shops despite the fact they’re straight games. I suppose it’s due to the assumption that girls are the main market of BL games.

    1. Crimson Empire ~Circumstances to Serve a Noble~ and its followup Crimson Royal are very good otome games, though I believe only CE has been fantranslated so far.

  50. Site is generally about visual novels and other similar games, I chose this domain name just because it was free – there’s plenty of games with no ero content in “downloads” section.
    As for otome games – YoJinBo is the only one released in English that i know of. The market for such games is really small, so i don’t think you will see others anytime soon.

    1. That’s so sad. I really had a good time with this otome game i__i the global market is so huge for otome games! and im part of it! XD happy new year 😀

  51. As always, your hard work is appreciated.
    Even though this is a site for eroge, I was wondering if you might upload more otome games?
    Thank you!

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