List of Japanese role-playing games by genre

This is a list of role-playing games made in Japan. It does not include computer role-playing games or any other video games with RPG elements.

Fantasy

*"Alshard" - [http://www.fear.co.jp/alshard/index.htm official site] , fantasy with mecha like "Final Fantasy" or "Star Wars
**"Alshard fortissimo" (2nd Edition)
**"Alshard Gaia" - [http://www.fear.co.jp/gaia/index.htm official site] , contemporary fantasy with Alshard system
*"Animum Saxis TRPG"
*"Arabesque Unmei no kaze Fortuna Ventus"
*"Arianrhod RPG" - [http://www.fear.co.jp/ari/index.htm official site] , system & world are similar to MMORPG
*"Beast & Blade Power Book"
*"Blade & Word"
**"Acoustic Leaf"
*"Blade of Arcana" - epic fantasy like medieval period's Europe
**"Blade of Arcana The 2nd Edition"
**"Blade of Arcana The 3rd Edition"
*"Crystania"
**"Crystania Companion"
**"Crystania RPG"
*"Dragon Arms Bahamut Howling" - action by robots in fantasy
*"Dragon Half RPG"
*"Dragon Shell RPG"
*"Echo in Eternity"
*"Elgenesis"
**"Souseiki Elgenesis"
**"Shinseiki Elgenesis"
**"Gakuen Sengoku Elgenesis"
**"Souseiki Elgenesis Zwei"
*"Embrio Machine RPG" - action by robots in fantasy
*"Eternal Moon"
*"Fortune Quest RPG"
**"Fortune Quest Companion"
**"Fortune Quest RPG (published by MediaWorks)"
**"Fortune Quest RPG (published by chara-ani.com)"
*"Gear Antique" - steampunk
**"Gear Antique Renaissance" (2nd Edition)
*"Gehenna" - [http://www.jive-ltd.co.jp/gehenna/index.html publisher's site] , Arabian dark fantasy
**"Gehenna Anastasis" (2nd Edition)
*"Gensou Senki Ru/Li/Lu/Ra" - action by robots in fantasy
**"Gensou Senki Ru/Li/Lu/Ra Newestart" (2nd edition)
*"Glorius Saga"
*"Hyper Tunnels & Trolls" - original modified edition of "Tunnels & Trolls" in Japan
*"ITHA WEN Ua"
*"Ikai Senki Chaos Flare"
**"Ikai Senki Chaos Flare Second Chapter" - 2nd edition
*"Infinity Fantasia"
*"Kaiser Legion"
*"Kyosin Senki Gigantomachia" - action by robots in fantasy
*"Legend of Double Moon RPG"
*"Legend of Fairyearth"
*"Lemlican Masketers"
*"Luna Varga RPG"
*"Mars"
**"Mars 2nd"
*"Magical Land RPG"
*"Meikyu kingdom" - [http://www.bouken.jp/product/makeyou/ offical site] , members of tiny kingdom's court explore dungeons
*"Monster Maker RPG"
*"Nekketsu Senyou"
*"Nirvana"
*"Phantasm Adventure"
**"Advanced Phantasm Adventure"
*"Powerplay"
**"Powerplay Progress"
*"Ringverse"
*"Record of Lodoss War"
**"Record of Lodoss War Companion"
**"Lodoss RPG"
*"Roads to Lord"
**"Beyond Roads to Lord"
**"Far Roads to Lord"
*"RokumonSekai RPG" - [http://www.fujimishobo.co.jp/game/6mon/ publisher's site]
**"RokumonSekai RPG second edition"
*"RuneQuest '90s" - original modified edition of "RuneQuest" in Japan
*"Ryuutama"
*"Scrapped Princess RPG"
*"Seiju Densetsu Perlseed"
*"Seven Fortress" - [http://www.fear.co.jp/mobius/index.htm official site]
**"Seven Fortress Advanced" (2nd Edition)
**"Seven Fortress V3" (3rd Edition)
**"Seven Fortress MOBIUS" (4th Edition)
*"Shin'en"
**"Shin'en 2nd edition"
*"Shinkyoku Sōkai Polyphonica RPG
*"Sword World RPG" - [http://www.fujimishobo.co.jp/game/sord/ publisher's site] , the most popular RPG in Japan
**"Sword World RPG Complete Edition" (2nd Edition)
**"Sword World Card RPG"
**"Sword World RPG Basic" (digest of Complete Edition)
*"Sword World 2.0" - [http://www.fujimishobo.co.jp/sw/ official site]
*"Terra the Gunslinger" - western, use playing cards instead of dice
*"Tenra War" - crossover product based both on "Tenra Bansho" and "Terra the Gunslinger"
*"Traders!"
*"VS Knight Lamune & 40 Fire RPG"
*"Wares Blade" - action by robots in fantasy
**"Wares Blade The Renewal"
**"Seikoku1092 RPG"
**"Wares Blade d20" - d20 system version
*"Wizardry RPG"
**"Another Wizardry RPG"
**"Advanced Wizardry RPG"
*"Ys" 
**"Ys TRPG"
**"Ys2 TRPG"
*"Zieg Zeon"

Oriental Fantasy/ Jidaigeki

Japan

*"Bakumatsu Ryouiden MI BU RO" - Bakumatsu period
*"Daikatsugeki" - Edo period
*"Ōedo RPG Ayakashi"
*"Sengoku Ryouiden"
*"Taitei no Ken RPG" - uses the Basic Role-Playing, Sci-fi Jidaigeki
*"Tenra Bansho"
**"Tenra Bansho Zero" - [http://www.tenra-rpg.com/ English web site] , samurai fantasy with cyber medieval age like Japan

Other Asian

*"Blue Forest Story" - fantasy world like south-east Asia
**"Blue Forest Story The Designer's Edition" (2nd Edition)
*"Fusou Bukyouden" - [http://www.arclight.co.jp/r_r/fusou/top.html official site] , fantasy world like China
*"Ouka Housin" - fantasy world like China
**"Ouka Housin RPG" - 2nd edition
**"Ouka Housin RPG 3rd edition" - official Doujin publishing edition
*"Sangokushi Engi" - RPG of Romance of the three kingdoms

Modern/Near Future

*"Aitsu wa Classmate!" - He is a classmate!
*"Alshard Gaia
*"Alphonse" - Patlabor's RPG
*"Angel Gear" - [http://www.fear.co.jp/angelgear/ official site] , action by robots inspired by Evangelion or Gunparade March
*"Banchou Gakuen!! RPG"
**"Banchou Gakuen!! Daiginjou" revival edition
*"Beast Bind" - superhero's action by demon, angel, etc.
**"Beast Bind New Testament" (2nd Edition) - [http://www.fear.co.jp/bbnt/index.htm official site]
*"Blue Rose" - O-Parts Hunter, It's different of Green Ronin's same title.
*"Clamp Gakuen TRPG"
*"Comical RPG Trouble Aliens"
*"Demon Parasite"
**"Onimitama" - Alternate edition of Demon Parasite
*"Double Cross" - [http://www.fear.co.jp/dbx2nd/index.htm official site] , superhero
**"Double Cross The 2nd Edition"
*"Ghost Hunter RPG" - horror
**"Ghost Hunter RPG02" (2nd Edition)
*"Gundog" - [http://www.arclight.co.jp/r_r/gundog/top.html official site] , gun-action
**"Gundog Zero" - 2nd edition
*"Himegami Daisakusen Tokyo Noir City" - Taisho Era's Japan
*"Houkago Kitan RPG"
*"Hourai Gakuen no Bouken!!"
**"Hourai Gakuen no Bouken!! Revised Edition"
*"Inou Tsukai" - [http://www.fear.co.jp/inou/index.htm official site] , superhero's action on Japanese legend or ethnic
*"Kaze no Stigma RPG"
*"Ken'ou Densetsu"
*"Koutetsu no Niji (Rainbow of Steel) Panzer Märchen RPG"
*"Maid RPG"
*"Meikyu Days" - modern-day version of Meikyu Kingdom
*"MetalHead" - cyberpunk
**"MetalHead Maximum" - 2nd edition
**"MetalHead d20" - d20 system version
**"MetalHead Extreme" -3rd edition
*"Neon Genesis Evangelion RPG"
**"Neon Genesis Evangelion RPG NERV Hakusho"
**"Neon Genesis Evangelion RPG Shito Kourin"
*"Nightmare Hunter"
**"Nightmare Hunter Deep" - 2nd edition
*"Night Wizard!" - [http://www.fear.co.jp/nw/ official site] , wizards in contemporary
**"Night Wizard! The 2nd Edition"
*"SATASUPE Remix+" - [http://www.bouken.jp/product/satasupe/ official site] , Asian pank action
*"Savage Scinece"
*"Shanghai Taimakou"
*"Shin Megami Tensei RPG"
**"Shin Megami Tensei II TRPG Tanjouhen"
**"Shin Megami Tensei TRPG Kakuseihen"
**"Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne TRPG Tokyo Jutai"
**"Shin Megami Tensei TRPG Mato Tokyo 200X"
*"Silver Rain RPG" - based upon PBW
*"SUKUPANI school days' panic"
*"Tokumei Tenkousei"
*"Tokyo Monster Busters"
*"Tokyo NOVA" - cyberpunk, urban action, use playing cards instead of dice
**"Tokyo NOVA The 2nd Edition"
**"Osaka MOON"
**"Kamui STAR"
**"Tokyo NOVA The Revolution" (3rd Edition)
**"Tokyo NOVA The Revolution REVISED" (3.5th Edition)
**"Tokyo NOVA The Detonation" (4th Edition)
*"Rinne Senki Xenoscape"
*"Rule the World"
*"Yakyū TRPG Ball Park!" - baseball (yakyū) RPG
*"Yozakura Ninpouchou" - ninja in modern-day
*"Yuuyake Koyake"

Science Fiction

*"Armored Trooper Votoms RPG"
*"Cregion"
*"Gundam Report of One Year War - All battle file"
*"Gundam Sentinel RPG"
*"Mobile Suit Gundam RPG"
**"Mobile Suit Gundam RPG ADVANCED EDITION"
*"Paradise Fleet RPG"
*"Shinseikai Star Road"
*"Space Opera Heroes"
*"Star Legend" - [http://www.fear.co.jp/starlegend/index.htm official site] , space opera
*" TRPG"
*"Trouble Aliens"
*"Tsuiraku Sekai"

Universal Roleplaying Systems

*"Apple Basic"
**"Hikari to Yami no Legend"
**"Onegai Gosenzosama"
**"Witch Quest"
*"ASURA system"
**"ASURA Fantasy"
**"Detective Story"
**"Fatman"
**"Taima Senki"
*"GURPS" - [http://www.fujimishobo.co.jp/game/gurps/ Japanese publisher's site]
**"GURPS Busin kourin"
**"GURPS Cocoon"
**"GURPS Damned Stalker (Gurps Youma Yakou/Hyakki Yasyou)" - superhero of dark stalker
**"GURPS Dragon Merc"
**"GURPS Power up"
**"GURPS RebornRebirth
**"GURPS Ring Dream" - female wrestling
**"GURPS Runal/Yuel" - fantasy world with seven moons
*"Magic Circle of the A" - its campaign setting is the world of Shikigami no Shiro and Gunparade March
**"Magic Circle of the A Gunparade March edition
*"MAGIUS" - Multiple Assignable Game Interface for Universal System
**"Chounai Boueitai RPG"
**"Deka Magi slayers!"
**"Goryuutei RPG"
**"Hourai Gakuen RPG"
**"Lost Universe Geimu Ugomeku"
**"Magic School Lunar! RPG"
**"Martian Successor Nadesico RPG"
**"MAZE Bakunetsu Jikuu RPG"
**"Monster Maker Gakuen RPG"
**"Pretty Sammy RPG"
**"Rocket Girls RPG"
**"Saber Marionette J RPG"
**"Silent Möbius RPG"
**"Slayers RPG"
**"Space Battleship Yamamoto Yohko RPG"
**"Tenchi Muyou! RPG"
**"Tenchi Muyou! in LOVE RPG"
*"Standard RPG System
**"Alshard
**"Alshard Gaia
**"Kaze no Stigma RPG
**"Shinkyoku Sōkai Polyphonica RPG
**"Tenra War
**"Trinity x Venus SRS
*"WARPS"
**"Appleseed"
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**"The Castle of Cagliostro"

Omnibus

*"TRPG Fukubukuro Series"
*"TRPG Super Session Daikyouen"

ee also

*Japanese role-playing games

External links

* [http://www.trpg.net/en/faq/ TRPG.NET:RPG FAQ from Japan(English)]
* [http://www.groupsne.co.jp/ Group SNE]
* [http://www.fear.co.jp/ FarEast Amusement Research(F.E.A.R.)]
* [http://www.bouken.jp/ Adventure Planning Service]


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