List of Japanese role-playing games by genre

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This is a list of role-playing games made in Japan. It does not include Japanese role-playing video games, which are listed at Chronology of console role-playing games and Chronology of computer role-playing games.

Fantasy[edit]

  • Alshard - official site, fantasy with mecha like Final Fantasy or Star Wars
  • Animum Saxis TRPG
  • Arabesque Unmei no kaze Fortuna Ventus
  • Arianrhod RPG - official site, system & world are similar to MMORPG
  • Beast & Blade Power Book
  • Blade & Word
    • Acoustic Leaf
  • Blade of Arcana - epic fantasy like medieval period's Europe
    • Blade of Arcana The 2nd Edition
    • Blade of Arcana The 3rd Edition
  • Crystania
    • Crystania Companion
    • Crystania RPG
  • Dragon Arms Bahamut Howling - action by robots in fantasy
  • Dragon Half RPG
  • Dragon Shell RPG
  • Echo in Eternity
  • Elgenesis
    • Souseiki Elgenesis
    • Shinseiki Elgenesis
    • Gakuen Sengoku Elgenesis
    • Souseiki Elgenesis Zwei
  • Embrio Machine RPG - action by robots in fantasy
  • Eternal Moon
  • Fortune Quest RPG
    • Fortune Quest Companion
    • Fortune Quest RPG (published by MediaWorks)
    • Fortune Quest RPG (published by chara-ani.com)
  • Gear Antique - steampunk
    • Gear Antique Renaissance (2nd Edition)
  • Gehenna - publisher's site, Arabian dark fantasy
    • Gehenna Anastasis (2nd Edition)
  • Gensou Senki Ru/Li/Lu/Ra - action by robots in fantasy
    • Gensou Senki Ru/Li/Lu/Ra Newestart (2nd edition)
  • Glorius Saga
  • Gunmetal Blaze - official site
  • Hyper Tunnels & Trolls - original modified edition of Tunnels & Trolls in Japan
  • ITHA WEN Ua
  • Ikai Senki Chaos Flare
    • Ikai Senki Chaos Flare Second Chapter - 2nd edition
  • Infinity Fantasia
  • Kaiser Legion
  • Kyosin Senki Gigantomachia - action by robots in fantasy
  • Legend of Double Moon RPG
  • Legend of Fairyearth
  • Lemlican Masketers
  • Luna Varga RPG
  • Mars
    • Mars 2nd
  • Magical Land RPG
  • Magician's Academy RPG
  • Meikyu kingdom - official site, members of tiny kingdom's court explore dungeons
  • Monster Maker RPG
  • Nekketsu Senyou
  • Nirvana
  • Phantasm Adventure
    • Advanced Phantasm Adventure
  • Powerplay
    • Powerplay Progress
  • Ringverse
  • Record of Lodoss War
    • Record of Lodoss War Companion
    • Lodoss RPG
  • Roads to Lord
    • Beyond Roads to Lord
    • Far Roads to Lord
  • RokumonSekai RPG - publisher's site
    • RokumonSekai RPG second edition
  • RuneQuest '90s - original modified edition of RuneQuest in Japan
  • Ryuutama
  • Sacred Dragoon
  • Scrapped Princess RPG
  • Seiju Densetsu Perlseed
  • Seven Fortress - official site
    • Seven Fortress Advanced (2nd Edition)
    • Seven Fortress V3 (3rd Edition)
    • Seven Fortress MOBIUS (4th Edition)
  • Shin'en
    • Shin'en 2nd edition
  • Shinkyoku Sōkai Polyphonica RPG
  • Sword World RPG - publisher's site, the most popular RPG in Japan
    • Sword World RPG Complete Edition (2nd Edition)
    • Sword World Card RPG
    • Sword World RPG Basic (digest of Complete Edition)
  • Sword World 2.0 - official site
  • Terra the Gunslinger - western, use playing cards instead of dice
  • Tenra War - crossover product based both on Tenra Bansho and Terra the Gunslinger
  • Traders!
  • VS Knight Lamune & 40 Fire RPG
  • Wares Blade - action by robots in fantasy
    • Wares Blade The Renewal
    • Seikoku1092 RPG
    • Wares Blade d20 - d20 system version
  • Wizardry RPG
    • Another Wizardry RPG
    • Advanced Wizardry RPG
  • Ys 
    • Ys TRPG
    • Ys2 TRPG

Oriental Fantasy/ Jidaigeki[edit]

Japan[edit]

Other Asian[edit]

  • Blue Forest Story - fantasy world like south-east Asia
    • Blue Forest Story The Designer's Edition (2nd Edition)
  • Fusou Bukyouden - official site, fantasy world like China
  • Ouka Housin - fantasy world like China
    • Ouka Housin RPG - 2nd edition
    • Ouka Housin RPG 3rd edition - official Doujin publishing edition
  • Sangokushi Engi - RPG of Romance of the three kingdoms

Modern/Near Future[edit]

  • Aitsu wa Classmate! - He is a classmate!
  • Alshard Gaia
  • Alphonse - Patlabor's RPG
  • Angel Gear - official site, action by robots inspired by Evangelion or Gunparade March
  • Banchou Gakuen!! RPG
    • Banchou Gakuen!! Daiginjou revival edition
  • Beast Bind - superhero's action by demon, angel, etc.
  • Blue Rose - O-Parts Hunter, It's different of Green Ronin's same title.
  • Clamp Gakuen TRPG
  • Comical RPG Trouble Aliens
  • Demon Parasite
    • Onimitama - Alternate edition of Demon Parasite
  • Double Cross - official site,English site superhero
    • Double Cross The 3rd Edition
  • Ghost Hunter RPG - horror
    • Ghost Hunter RPG02 (2nd Edition)
  • Gundog - official site, gun-action
    • Gundog Zero - 2nd edition
  • Himegami Daisakusen Tokyo Noir City - Taisho Era's Japan
  • Houkago Kitan RPG
  • Hourai Gakuen no Bouken!!
    • Hourai Gakuen no Bouken!! Revised Edition
  • Inou Tsukai - official site, superhero's action on Japanese legend or ethnic
  • Ken'ou Densetsu
  • Koutetsu no Niji (Rainbow of Steel) Panzer Märchen RPG
  • Maid RPG
  • Meikyu Days - modern-day version of Meikyu kingdom
  • MetalHead - cyberpunk
    • MetalHead Maximum - 2nd edition
    • MetalHead d20 - d20 system version
    • MetalHead Extreme -3rd edition
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion RPG
    • Neon Genesis Evangelion RPG NERV Hakusho
    • Neon Genesis Evangelion RPG Shito Kourin
  • Nightmare Hunter
    • Nightmare Hunter Deep - 2nd edition
  • Night Wizard! - official site, wizards in contemporary
    • Night Wizard! The 2nd Edition
  • Peek-a-boo
  • SATASUPE Remix+ - official site, Asian pank action
  • Savage Science
  • Shanghai Taimakou
  • Shin Megami Tensei RPG
    • Shin Megami Tensei II TRPG Tanjouhen
    • Shin Megami Tensei TRPG Kakuseihen
    • Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne TRPG Tokyo Jutai
    • Shin Megami Tensei TRPG Mato Tokyo 200X
  • Silver Rain RPG - based upon PBW
  • SUKUPANI school days' panic
  • Tokumei Tenkousei
  • Tokyo Monster Busters
  • Tokyo NOVA - cyberpunk, urban action, use playing cards instead of dice
    • Tokyo NOVA The 2nd Edition
    • Osaka MOON
    • Kamui STAR
    • Tokyo NOVA The Revolution (3rd Edition)
    • Tokyo NOVA The Revolution REVISED (3.5th Edition)
    • Tokyo NOVA The Detonation (4th Edition)
  • Trinity x Venus SRS
  • Rinne Senki Xenoscape
  • Rule the World
  • Yakyū TRPG Ball Park! - baseball (yakyū) RPG
  • Yozakura Ninpouchou - ninja in modern-day
  • Yuuyake Koyake

Science Fiction[edit]

Universal Roleplaying Systems[edit]

Omnibus[edit]

  • TRPG Fukubukuro Series
  • TRPG Super Session Daikyouen

See also[edit]

External links[edit]