Epoch Co.

Epoch Co.

Epoch Co., Ltd. is a Japanese toy and computer games company founded in 1958 which is best known for manufacturing Barcode Battler and Doraemon video games. Its current Representative President is Road Yutaka Maeda


Founded in May 1958 by Maeda Taketora and three others in Tokyo with 1 million Yen, Maeda Taketora is made president, eleven months later, it had increased its capital to 2,500,000 Yen. Epoch participated in the first Japanese international toy trade fair in 1962. It moved to its headquarters to its current location in Tokyo in 1963. After 20 years of its founding in 1978, Epoch had increased to 200,000,000 Yen - 200 times the original startup cost. In September 2001 it founded an international branch. It is most famous for it's Doraemon and Sylvanian Families toy and video game productions.

Computer Games Produced

Doraemon Games

*Doraemon: Giga Zombie no Gyakushuu
*Doraemon 2
*Doraemon 3
*Doraemon 4
*Doraemon: Nobitaito Fukkatsu no Hoshi
*Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni
*Doraemon Kart
*Doraemon no GameBoy de Asobouyo DX10
*Doraemon 2
*Doraemon Kart 2
*Doraemon: Nobi Futo to Fukkatsu no Hoshi (Saturn)
*Doraemon: Aruke Aruke Labyrinth
*Doraemon Memories: Nobi Dai no Omoi Izaru Daibouken
* (N64)
* (N64)
* (N64)
*Doraemon 3: Makai no Dungeon
*Doraemon no Study Boy: Kuku Game
*Doraemon no Study Boy: Gakushuu Kanji Game
*Doraemon Kimito Pet no Monogatari
*Doraemon Board Game
*Doraemon no Quiz Boy 2
*Doraemon no Study Boy: Kanji Yomikaki Master

ylvanian Families Games

*Sylvanian Families: Otogi no Kuni no Pendant (Game Boy)
*Sylvanian Families 2: Irozuku Mori no Fantasy (Game Boy)
*Sylvanian Families 3: Hoshifuru Yoru no Sunatokei (Game Boy)
*Sylvanian Families 4: Meguru Kisetsu no Tapestry
*Sylvanian Families: Yosei no Stick to Fushigi no Ki - Maron-Inu no Onna no Ko
*Sylvanian Families: Fashion Designer ni Naritai! - Kurumi-Risu no Onna no Ko

Licensed Games

*Lupin III: Densetsu no Hihou o Oe!
*Donald Duck no Mahou no Boushi
*Saint Andrews
*Alice no Paint Adventure
*Chibi Maruko-Chan: Go Chounai Minna de Game Dayo!

Other Games

*Famicom Yakyuuban
*Kiteretsu Daihyakka
*Dragon Slayer I
*Parasol Henbee
*Dai Meiro: Meikyu no Tatsujin
*Parasol Henbee
*Dragon Slayer (Game Boy)
*Dragon Slayer Gaiden (Game Boy)
*Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes (Super Famicom)
*Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes II (Super Famicom)
*Panel no Ninja Kesamaru
*Lord Monarch
*Metal Jack
*Barcode Battler Senki
*Hatayama Hatch no Pro Yakyuu News! Jitsumei Han
*Soccer Shootout
*J-League Excite Stage '95
*J-League Excite Stage '96
*Oha Star Yamachan & Reimondo
*Hole in One Golf
*Na Kuruma Retsuden: Greatest 70's
*J-League Excite Stage GB
*R-Type DX
*Ling Rise
*Pocket Pro Yakyuu
*Macross 7: Ginga no Heart o Furuwa Sero!!
*Gauntlet Legends
*International Soccer Excite Stage 2000
*J-League Excite Stage Tactics
*DaiaDroids World
*Kidou Tenshi Angelic Layer
*Magi Nation
*Daia Droid Daisakusen

External links

* http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/company/12782.html


* http://www.epoch.gr.jp/
* http://www.epoch.gr.jp/epoch/ep02.html
* http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/company/12782.html - used to get the list of games

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