Minato Giken

Akagawa Jiro: Majo Tachi no Nemuri: Fukkatsusai

Akagawa Jiro: Majo Tachi no Nemuri: Fukkatsusai

Sony Playstation - Released - 1999

kagawa Jirou: Majotachi no Nemuri ("Jirou Akagawa's The Sleep of Witches") is a visual novel adventure game with a supernatural murder mystery theme. As with Chunsoft's Sound Novel series, it features a series of static photographs with Japanese text overlaid on top. The narrative is supported by background ambient music and sound effects. The story was written by Japanese thriller author Jirou Akagawa, based on his novels Majotachi no Tasogare and Majotachi no Nagai Nemuri. It concerns an office worker who is prompted to look into the apparent suicide of a girl from his childhood after...

Akagawa Jirou: Majotachi no Nemuri

Akagawa Jirou: Majotachi no Nemuri

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - November 24, 1995

After getting a weird call for help while in the office, Toshio has a dream about a girl from his childhood. When the next morning the papers say she has killed herself he's sure she was the one that called and he decides to go off to investigate the mountain village where she supposedly burned herself to death.

Baku Baku

Baku Baku

Sega Master System - Released - 1996

Baku Baku Animal is a variation on the very often copied Tetris type of game. The game has three different play modes: practice, normal and hard. The objective is to pair animal heads with their respective food. If a rabbit head comes falling, you must make it fall on a pile of carrot tiles, dog heads with bones, panda heads with bamboos and monkey heads with bananas. There is a bonus item, the "BB coin", which will appear from times to times, and remove piled tiles from the playfield. Removed tiles will be sent to the opponent's playfield all at once, increasing the difficulty of the...

Baku Baku

Baku Baku

Sega Game Gear - Released - January 26, 1996

You're the zookeeper in a crazy kingdom. But you'd better watch out - once you dive into the Baku Baku den, there's no turning back... To win, match each animal with its favorite food. Challenge computer characters or go head-to-head in 2-player mode. Beautiful 3D graphics and stunning colors bring puzzling to the next level. Variable game speed lets you go slow-mo or full throttle. Better be clever - surprises await true Baku masters...

Battle Baseball

Battle Baseball

Nintendo Entertainment System - February 19, 1993

Battle Baseball is a Sports game, developed by Minato Giken and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1993.

Battle Racers

Battle Racers

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - March 17, 1995

Battle Racers is a Mode 7-enabled racing game and part of the Compati Hero Series, which combines characters from Gundam, Kamen Rider and Ultraman. The game takes after Super Mario Kart in its presentation and use of power-ups to get the edge in races. It also uses a similar zoomed-out view of the track for the second player's window for the game's single-player mode. Players select from four Grand Prix cups: each cup has one more track than the one before, starting with four. The final cup is locked until the others have been beaten.

Crayon Shin-chan: Taiketsu! Kantam Panic!!

Crayon Shin-chan: Taiketsu! Kantam Panic!!

Sega Game Gear - Released - February 24, 1995

At the Action Department Store, a tournament is taking place - the Quantum Battle. The grand prize in the tournament is some tickets to a wonderful spa! Mommy would do anything to go on this amazing trip, so she tells Shin-chan: "If you win the grand prize in this tournament, I'll get you anything you want, Shin-chan!" "Whooaah! I wanna get one of those Playboy Mummies to lift me up, real high!" Convinced that he'll get this, and unsuspecting Shin-chan aims for victory in the tournament.

Cultmaster: Ultraman ni Miserarete

Cultmaster: Ultraman ni Miserarete

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - March 12, 1993

Players test their knowledge of the Ultraman tokusatsu series in this quiz game

Dynamite Headdy

Dynamite Headdy

Sega Game Gear - Released - August 5, 1994

Hot-headed Headdy gets into some real head-banging to thwart the Dark Demon's devious deeds. This wacky headcase is up to his neck in surprises! Switch heads to match the job! Over 15 heads to choose from! Bash heavy objects with Slammer Head! Suck up foes with Vacuum Head! Stick it to your enemies with Spike Head! Headdy's spring-loaded head gets him where he's gotta go! Use it to swing over ledges, grab onto objects and shoot hoops in the basketball bonus round. Use your head to whiz through a radical variety of play! Action, shooting and strategy speed you on to a surprise ending!

Dynamite Headdy

Dynamite Headdy

Sega Master System - Released - 1995

Hot-headed Headdy gets into some real head-banging to thwart the Dark Demon's devious deeds. This wacky headcase is up to his neck in surprises! Switch heads to match the job! Over 15 heads to choose from! Bash heavy objects with Slammer Head! Suck up foes with Vacuum Head! Stick it to your enemies with Spike Head! Headdy's spring-loaded head gets him where he's gotta go! Use it to swing over ledges, grab onto objects and shoot hoops in the basketball bonus round. Use your head to whiz through a radical variety of play! Action, shooting and strategy speed you on to a surprise ending!

Hirake! Ponkikki

Hirake! Ponkikki

Nintendo Entertainment System - April 17, 1992

Hirake! Ponkikki is a Miscellaneous game, developed by Minato Giken and published by Takara, which was released in Japan in 1992.

Kaitou Saint Tail

Kaitou Saint Tail

Sega Game Gear - Released - March 29, 1996

Kaitō Saint Tail is a 2D top-down arcade game with several puzzle-solving minigames. The game is based on manga/anime series with this same name. The player controls the main heroine from the series, Meimi Haneoka (who is a schoolgirl and a magic thief). She runs in a maze, avoids police, and collects cards (cards are required to use magic). She meets various characters from series and talks with them. She can play in several minigames - Columns clone, various puzzles, and simple flight on balloons.

The Quiz Gear Fight!!

The Quiz Gear Fight!!

Sega Game Gear - Released - April 7, 1995

The Quiz Gear Fight!! is a quiz game for the Sega Game Gear.

Sonic Labyrinth

Sonic Labyrinth

Sega Game Gear - 1995

Dr. Robotnik has created a world of 3D mazes, into which he has thrown Sonic and added a whole new dimension to his life! Now the Dude with Attitude can spin dash in every direction - collecting keys to access hidden levels and bonus rooms as he never could before. Can you help guide Sonic through the maze and past the all-new clan of evil Bosses to defeat the damnable Doctor?

Super Robot Shooting

Super Robot Shooting

Sony Playstation - Released - March 20, 1997

Super Robot Shooting is a 3rd person rail-shooting action game featuring robots from classic manga/anime series released in 1997.

Yuu Yuu Hakusho II: Gekitou! Nanakyou no Tatakai

Yuu Yuu Hakusho II: Gekitou! Nanakyou no Tatakai

Sega Game Gear - Released - September 30, 1994

While the first game was a side-scrolling beat 'em up featuring four characters from the manga, the second game is a one-on-one fighting game. The game though does take a different approach than games like Street Fighter, as you do not control the movement of your character, as both opponents stand still. You fight by pressing a combination of buttons to make your character perform a certain attack. The efficiency of the attack depends on two factors: The position of a moving cross-hair on the body of your opponent, which determines the spot you attack, and the amount of energy in a displayed...

Zunzunkyou no Yabou

Zunzunkyou no Yabou

Arcade - Released - 1994

ZnY is basically Parodius meets Space Invaders (a premise also done by Taito themselves with Space Invaders '95: Attack of the Lunar Loonies), except you control a statue instead of a spaceship and you fight within an enclosed arena instead of vertical space. It would be more akin to an arena shooter like Robotron: 2084, except your statue can only shoot straight upward. The stages themselves all seem to be themed around different parts of the world: The kabuki boss on the far-left represents Japan, the chef represents China and mainland Asia, the crusader knight stands for Europe, and the...

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