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DateNameJapan NamePlatformDeveloper / PublisherSalesTipsLinks
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Officialy TranslatedMar 1982Underground Exploraion地底探険PC-88, FM-7Koeinot real RPG
http://seesaawiki.jp/chitentai/d/PC-8801%20%3A%20%C3%CF%C4%EC%C3%B5%B8%A1
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Fan TranslatedApr 1982Spy Daisakusen (Mission Impossible)スパイ大作戦PC-80
Yoshinobu Takahashi / Pony Canyon
not real RPG, adveture/action hybrid
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2013/04/dark-age-of-jrpgs-2-some-games-we.html
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Just menu Translated
Dec 1982Dragon Lairドラゴン・レアPC-80, FM-7Crystalware / Fugen Electronicsmade by non-japanese, not realted with Dragon's Lairhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKEkjA0sGpE
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Not TranslatedDec 1982Dragon & PrincessドラゴンアンドプリンセスPC-88, FM-7Mr. Hayase & Locke / Koeimostly text-based
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2013/04/dark-age-of-jrpgs-dragon-princess-1982.html
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Dungeon CrawlerMar 1983Genma Taisen幻魔大戦PC-88, FM-7Pony Canyonprobably adventure?
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2013/04/dark-age-of-jrpgs-2-some-games-we.html
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Action-RPGMay 1983Khufu-Ou no Himitsuクフ王の秘密PC-80, PC-60, FM-7Koei
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2013/04/dark-age-of-jrpgs-2-some-games-we.html
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Tactical RPGMay 1983Tokugawa Ieyasu 1. Shounen-hen徳川家康 1.少年編FM-7, MZ-700probably strategy
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Adventure/QuestJul 1983Danchi Zuma no Yuuwaku (Seduction of Condominium Wives)団地妻の誘惑PC-88, PC-98, FM-7Koeieroge
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2013/04/dark-age-of-jrpgs-3-danchizuma-no.html
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Other Genre HybridAug 1983Ken to Mahou (Sword & Sorcery)剣と魔法PC-80, PC-88, FM-7Koeiprobably first "real" RPG
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2013/05/dark-age-of-jrpgs-4-ken-to-mahou-sword.html
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Monster BreedingNov 06, 1983Seiken Densetsu聖剣伝説PC-80, PC-88Compaqnot related with Square's Legend of Mana, Ultima clone
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2013/05/dark-age-of-jrpgs-6-seiken-densetsu-pc.html
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RoguelikeNov 09, 1983Poibos Part 1: EscapeポイボスPart1 脱出PC-88, FM-7, X1Zat-softfirst sci-fi JRPG
https://web.archive.org/web/20131025205123/http://bbs.3dmgame.com/thread-3919272-1-1.html
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GaijinNov 1983Parallel WorldパラレルワールドPC-88, X-1Enix
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2014/05/dark-age-of-jrpgs-9-some-more-games-we.html
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Dec 05, 1983DungeonダンジョンPC-80, PC-88, FM-7Koeiadvanced, Ultima / Wizardy inspired, really big map
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2013/05/dark-age-of-jrpgs-5-dungeon-pc-80-pc-88.html
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Dec 10, 1983Bounded: Vol.1 Knightバウンドット 騎士編PC-88Nihon Micomhttp://bbs.3dmgame.com/thread-3919272-1-1.html
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Dec 15, 1983Bounded: Vol.2 The Underworldバウンドット 地底世界編PC-88Nihon Micom
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2014/05/dark-age-of-jrpgs-9-some-more-games-we.html
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Dec 19, 1983Panorama Toh (Panorama Island)ぱのらま島PC-88Nihon Falcom
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2013/06/dark-age-of-jrpgs-6-panorama-toh-pc-88.html
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Jan 25, 1984Black Onyxザ・ブラックオニキスPC-88, PC-98, PC-60, FM-7, X1, MSX, SG1000, GBCBullet-Proof Software> 150Kmade by non-japanese, first best-seller
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Mar 1984Mugen no Shinzou (Heart of Phantasm / Heart of Fantasy)夢幻の心臓PC-88, PC-98, MZ-2500, S1Xtalsoftheavy influence on Miracle Warriors / Dragon Quest
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2014/06/dark-age-of-jrpgs-11-mugen-no-shinzou.html
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May 1984Grand CrossグランドクロスPC-88, FM-7
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Sep 10, 1984Dragon SlayerドラゴンスレイヤーPC-88, PC-98, FM-7, X1, MSX, SCV, GB, SaturnNihon Falcomnothing to translatehttp://www.gamepres.org/pc88/library/1984/1984_11.htm
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Oct 1984In The Phychic CityサイキックシティPC-88, FM-7Hot-Bhttp://www.giantbomb.com/psychic-city/3030-36610/
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Nov 1984Do Sex Dolls Dream of Electric Eels?オランダ妻は電気ウナギの夢を見るか?PC-88, FM-7Koeieroge
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2014/01/dark-age-of-jrpgs-8-do-dutch-wives.html
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Nov 1984Courageous PerseusカレイジアスペルセウスPC-88, FM-7, X1, MSXCosmos Computer
http://blog.hardcoregaming101.net/2014/05/dark-age-of-jrpgs-10-courageous-perseus.html
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Dec 13, 1984HydlideハイドライドPC-88, PC-60, PC-98, FM-7, X1, MSX, NEST&E Soft
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Feb 1985FantasianファンタジアンPC-88, X1Xtalsofthttp://www.geocities.jp/rip_gamer/fantasian/fantasian.html
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May 25, 1985The ScreamerスクリーマーPC-88, PC-98Magical Zoohttp://gyusyabu.ddo.jp/MP3/1985/SCR1.html
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Jun 1985Arks RoadアークスロードPC-88Winkysofthttp://www.gamepres.org/pc88/library/1985/1985_6.htm
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Jun 1985AxiomアクシオムPC-88Koeihttp://www.gamepres.org/pc88/library/1985/1985_6.htm
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Jun 1985Shanghai上海PC-88Starcraft
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Jun 1985Weird 2ワイアード2PC-88, FM-7Policysci-fihttp://ameblo.jp/koorogiyousyoku/entry-11978124038.html
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Aug 1985KaleidoscopeカレイドスコープPC-88, FM-7Hot-Bsci-fihttp://www2.plala.or.jp/yasinoue/oldgame/kareido.html
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Aug 1985Giant Gorg巨神ゴーグPC-88, FM-7ASCIIbased on mecha-anime
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Aug 1985The Fortrisザ・フォートリスPC-88YNSmecha
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Oct 27, 1985Xanadu: Dragon Slayer 2ザナドゥPC-80, PC-88, PC-98, FM-7, X1, MSX, WinNihon Falcom
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Oct 1985Cosmic Soldierコズミック・ソルジャーPC-88, MSX, FM-77, X1Kogado / ASCIIhttp://www.hardcoregaming101.net/psychicwar/psychicwar.htm
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Oct 1985Time EmpireタイムエンパイアPC-88Koeihttp://www.gamepres.org/pc88/library/1985/1985_10.htm
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Nov 1985Mugen no Shinzou 2夢幻の心臓IIPC-88, PC-98, FM-7, X1, MZ-2500Xtalsoftheavy influence on Miracle Warriors / Dragon Quest
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Nov 1985Earth Fighter Rayieza (Ginga no Sannin)地球戦士ライーザ (銀河の三人)PS-88, FM-7, X1, MSX, NESEnix
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Dec 1985XylosザイロスPC-88Sunkyo Music / ASCIIhttp://www.gamepres.org/pc88/library/1985/1985_12.htm
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Feb 1986Last WarラストウォーPC-88http://www.gamepres.org/pc88/library/1986/1986_2.htm
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Feb 21, 1986Legend of ZeldaNESNintendonot RPG, but has influence
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001May 27, 1986Dragon QuestNES, MSX, SNES, GBChunsoft / Enix2M
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002July 25, 1986Haja no Fuuin (Miracle Warriors: Seal of the Dark Lord)覇邪の封印PC-88, FM-7, X1, MSX, NES, Master SystemKogado / Sega
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July 30, 1986Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri DōchūNES, MSXKonami1.2M
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Dec 19. 1986Deep DungeonFDSDOG, Square
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003Jan 26, 1987Dragon Quest 2NES, MSX, SNES, GBChunsoft / Enix2.5M
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004Jun 12, 1987Herakles no Eikou - Toujin Makyou Den (The Glory of Heracles)闘人魔境伝 ヘラクレスの栄光NESData East
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Jun 26, 1987Cosmic Soldier 2: Psychic WarサイキックウォーPC-88, FM-7, MSX, DOSKogadohttp://www.8-bits.info/gamelist/PC88/info/info_K2q1W86dZ6V2zyIF.php
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005Jul 04, 1987Laplace no Maラプラスの (ラプラスの魔)PC-88, MSX, X68, TurboGrafx CD, SNESHummingbird Soft / VIC Tokai
5.6K (SNES)
early versions are dungeon crawlers, SNES is semi-not
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G001Jul 24, 1987Cleopatra no MahouFDSSquare
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G002Sep 11, 1987Digital Devil Story: Megami TenseiNES, SNES
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Sep 25, 1987Kyonshies 2 (Kyonshiizu, Mr. Vampire 2)NESTaito2 players, action?
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006Oct 20, 1987Indora no Hikari (Light of Indra)インドラの光NESKemcolooks like 1st JRPG without random encountershttp://youtu.be/9raY_QhYDOU
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G003Oct 23, 1987Minelvaton SagaNES
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007Oct 26, 1987Momotaro Densetsu: Peach Boy Legend桃太郎伝説NES, X68, TurboGrafxHudson> 1M
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008Oct 27, 1987Hoshi wo Miru Hito (Stargazers)星をみるひとNESAnother / Hot-Bpoor translation
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Nov ??, 1987CrimsonクリムゾンPC-88, MSXXTalsofthttp://park8.wakwak.com/~teiou_tuushin/cri/cri1_04.html
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009Dec 18, 1987Final FantasyNESSquare1.1MNES Mini, Famitsu #112
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010Dec 20, 1987Phantasy StarMaster System, Mega Drive, GBASegaВеликий Дракон #47
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011Dec 22, 1987GeGeGe no Kitaro 2: Youkai Gundan no Chousenゲゲゲの鬼太郎2 妖怪軍団の挑戦NESBandai
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Dec ??, 1987Knightmare 3: Shalomシャロム 魔城伝説III 完結編MSXKonamiadventure
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Dec ??, 1987Ashguine Story 2: Citadel in the Voidアシュギーネ虚空の牙城MSX
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012Jan 22, 1988Jaseiken Necromancer邪聖剣ネクロマンサーTurboGrafxfirst 16-bit JRPG
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Jan 1988Genesis: Beyond the RevelationPC-88, PC-98Squaremaybe roguelike
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013Feb 10, 1988Dragon Quest 3NESChunsoft / Enix3.9Mhttp://www.netnewsjp.com/2016/05/27/post-3359/
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Apr 1988Digan no Masekiディガンの魔石PC-88, PC-98, MSXArctec
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Jun 27, 1988Sanada Juu YuushiNESKemcohistorical
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014Jul 16, 1988Last ArmageddonラストハルマゲドンX1, X68, PC-98, MSX, FMT, TurboGrafx CD, NES
Brain Grey, ACC / Yutaka, Bandai
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Aug 03, 1988Tombs & Treasure (Taiyou no Shinden: Asteka II)NESpuzzle / nado poigrat / Oct 24 1986 - PC-88 version
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Aug 12, 1988Dragon Ball: Dai Maou FukkatsuNEScards
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015Nov 18, 1988Kaijuu Monogatari (Shell Saurs Story)貝獣物語NESBirthday / Namco
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016Dec 17, 1988Final Fantasy 2ファイナルファンタジーIINESSquare800Kincompleted prototype was dumped
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Jan 04, 1989Ganbare Goemon 2NESKonami
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Jan 20, 1989Satomi HakkendenNESAlpha Denshi / SNK
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Feb 22, 1989Hyakki YakouNESUse
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017Mar 21, 1989Phantasy Star 2Mega Drive, GBASega
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Mar 28, 1989Jajamaru Ninpou Chou (Taro's Quest)NES
GCCX 81, 3rd in series (1-2 actions). jap & proto versions are translated
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Mar 1989Crimson 2PC-88, MSXXtalsoft
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May 19, 1989Destiny of an EmperorNESstrategy?
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Jun 23, 1989LaSalle Ishi no Child's QuestNES
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020Jun 23, 1989Far East of Eden (Tengai Makyo: Zirya)TurboGrafx CD, PSP, X360total series sales ~2.2M
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Jul 14, 1989Legend of Ghost Lionホワイトライオン伝説NESKemco
the only one not DQ/FF pure JRPG that was released in USA, Kemco trash JRPGs after 2010
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022Jul 27, 1989Mother (Earthbound Zero / Beginnings)NES, GBANintendo400K
USA release was cancelled, but prototype was dumped, GCCX 85
http://earthboundcentral.com/2009/09/earthbound-zero-prototype-info/
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Oct 19, 1989Hokuto no Ken 3: Shin Seiki Sōzō: Seiken RetsudenNES
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Oct 27, 1989Dragon Ball 3: Gokuu DenNEScards
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Nov 30, 1989Square no Tom SawyerNES[partically translated]
88
Dec 01, 1989TaoNES
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Dec 08, 1989Shin Satomi HakkendenNESMicronics / Toei
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Dec 09, 1989Mugen no Shinzou 3夢幻の心臓IIIPC-88Xtalsofthttp://gyusyabu.ddo.jp/MP3/1989/MUGEN3.html
91
025Dec 10, 1989Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes
PC-88, PC-98, FMT, X68, MSX, TurboGrafx CD, SNES, Mega Drive, PS1, Saturn, PC
11 plaforms
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Dec 14, 1989Sweet HomeNES
93
Dec 15, 1989ShinsendenNESGCCX 91
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Dec 15, 1989Makai Toushi SaGa (Final Fantasy Legend)GB1.37Mfirst portable JRPG
95
Dec 22, 1989Heracles no Eikou 2: Titan no MetsubouNESтитаааан
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030Dec 22, 1989Emerald DragonエメラルドドラゴンPC-88, PC-98, X68, FMT, TurboGrafx CD, SNESGlodia
40K (SNES)
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Dec 22, 1989Benkei GaidenTurboGrafxSunsoft
98
Dec 28, 1989Sword of Hope (Selection: Erabareshi Mono)GBKemco
99
Dec, 1989La Valeurラ・ヴァルー魔晶伝記PC-88, MSX, TurboGrafx CDKodagohttp://blog.livedoor.jp/lunchbox360/archives/5100143.html
100
Jan 05, 1990Ganbare Goemon Gaiden: The Missing Golden PipeNESKonami
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