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The Most Popular JRPG Video Games Right Now

List Rules
Any role-playing game that are originally made in Japan.

If you've ever wanted to see a list of the best JRPG games, you're in luck! We’re ranking the biggest and most popular JRPGs in 2021. These turn-based games are known for the rich storylines, deep gameplay mechanics, and awesome controls.

While classic games like Chrono Trigger, Secret of Mana, and the venerable Final Fantasy series helped define RPGs, newer games have taken role-playing games to a whole new level. Which recent JRPG is your favorite? From Aura Kingdom to God Eater 3, SoulWorker, and more, these games have a devoted following and super dense plots. Games from all consoles (PS5, PS4, Xbox X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) are welcome, as well as PC games.

Vote up the best modern JRPGs and add your own if it's missing from the list.

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