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Top Japanese Game Developers

A list of the best Japanese game developers. These are video game developers currently headquartered in Japan. Video game development is a specialized type of software development focusing on games. These games can be for any type of computer whether it be game consoles such as Xbox, PlayStation, or Nintendo, mobile platforms such as the iPhone or iPad, or traditional computers such as PC and Macintosh. Developers often further specialize into a specific type of genre, whether it be RPG's, FPS's, or RTS's.

What are the best Japanese developers of video games? Unlike regular software development, game development can also trek into the territory of Hollywood, requiring work from writers, artists, and actors to complete their projects. Vote on the best Japanese developer of video games or Japanese video game companies. If there are Japanese game developers who haven't made the list, please add them.

Top Japanese Game Developers Companies
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    Located in: KyotoFounded in: 1951

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1987

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2003

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    Located in: OsakaFounded in: 1979

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1986

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2005

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    Located in: Ota, TokyoFounded in: 1951

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1969

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1986

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    Founded in: 1989

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    Located in: F*kuokaFounded in: 1998

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    Tecmo Koei Located in: YokohamaFounded in: 2009

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    Located in: ChiyodaFounded in: 1980

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1999

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    Located in: Ashikaga, TochigiFounded in: 1978

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1986

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1998

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    Located in: SapporoFounded in: 1973

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    Natsume Located in: Shinjuku, TokyoFounded in: 1987

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    Located in: YokohamaFounded in: 1988

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1988

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    Located in: OsakaFounded in: 1978

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1953

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2004

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    Nihon Falcom Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1981

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    Marvelous Entertainment Located in: Shibuya, TokyoFounded in: 1997

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    Located in: Suginami, TokyoFounded in: 1998

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1977

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    tri-Ace Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1995

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    Sora Ltd. Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2005

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    Located in: Shinagawa, TokyoFounded in: 2006

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    Located in: OsakaFounded in: 2000

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2003

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    Active Gaming Media Located in: OsakaFounded in: 1995

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    Artoon Located in: YokohamaFounded in: 1999

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    Yuke's Located in: OsakaFounded in: 1993

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2000

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2005

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1989

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    Mitchell Corporation Founded in: 1960

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    Located in: KyotoFounded in: 1979

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    Climax Entertainment Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1990

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    0verflow Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1997

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    feelplus Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1992

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    Nihon Bussan Founded in: 1970

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    Pax Softnica Located in: KanagawaFounded in: 1983

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1995

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