RPG Company List: Japan

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Adventure Planning Service
(Japan)
Japanese publishers of the fantasy RPG, Meikyu Kingdom (2004) by Touichirou Kawashima. Founded in 1987.
ASCII
(Japan)
A Japanese computer company founded by Kazuhiko Nishi in May 1977, which also publishes some tabletop RPGs. It was one of the pioneers of computer industry in Japan, and once was the exclusive distributor of Microsoft products in Japan. After failures of MSX project (a standard of microcomputers launched in June 1983 together with Microsoft) and other technology and finance disasters, the company is no longer a leader in the computer market.
Enterbrain, Inc.
(Japan)
A large Japanese game company, the parent company of the TRPG producer F.E.A.R..
FarEast Amusement Research co., ltd. (F.E.A.R.)
(Japan)
Makers of the Japanese-language sci-fi RPG, Tokyo Nova. A subsidiary of Enterbrain, Inc..
Group SNE
(Japan)
Makers of the popular Japanese-language fantasy RPG, Sword World and other games.
Hobby Base
(Japan)
Publishers (?) of the Japanese-language RPG Meikyu Kingdom (2004) by Touichirou Kawashima.
Hobby Japan
(Japan)
Makers of the Japanese-language Hokago Kaiki Club RPG.
Jive Ltd
(Japan)
Publishers of the Japanese-language "natural fantasy" RPG, Ryuu Tama in 2007.
Sunset Games
(Japan)
A Japanese RPG company, makers of the humorous Maid RPG (2004), the Japanese translation of HârnWorld, and others.
Suzaku Games
(Japan)
A large Japanese game company, makers of the Shin En (or "Shin Megami Tensei 2") TRPG, and translated versions of the White Wolf games Vampire: The Masquerade, Werewolf: The Apocalypse, and Mage: The Ascension.

John H. Kim <jhkim-at-darkshire-dot-net>
Last modified: Thu Apr 14 22:02:39 2016