Tengai Makyou: Ziria is the first entry in the Tengai Makyou RPG series. The game was developed by Red Company and published by Hudson Entertainment in 1989 for the PC-Engine CD. The game was notable for being the first RPG released for the PC-Engine CD and contained fully-voiced animated cutscenes as well as many other graphical and audio features that demonstrated the advantages of the PCE's CD add on.
In 2006 Hudson developed a remake of Tengai Makyou: Ziria for the Xbox 360 called Tengai Makyou Ziria: Harukanaru Jipang. The remake featured polygonal graphics, new animated cut-scenes, additional story events, and a new 3rd-person battle system.