Givro Corporation

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Givro Corporation
株式会社 ギブロ
Industry Software and programming
Founded 1989
Defunct 1998
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Products E.V.O.: Search for Eden
Wonder Project J
Wonder Project J2

Givro Corporation (株式会社 ギブロ, Kabushiki-kaisha Giburo) was a Japanese video game development company founded in 1989 in Tokyo, Japan by Takashi Yoneda, who was previously employed by Technos Japan and Enix. The company was originally established under the name Almanic Corporation (株式会社 アルマニック, Kabushiki-kaisha Arumaniku), which it operated under for a few years before changing its corporate name in 1995.[1] Givro would go on to produce games for home consoles such as the Super NES, Genesis, 32X, Nintendo 64 and Sega Saturn.[2][3] Givro released their final game in late 1997 and quietly dissolved at the end of the following year.[4]

Products developed[edit]

As Almanic Corp.[edit]

Title Date Publisher Platform(s) Region(s)
E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution May 26, 1990 Enix Corporation PC-98 JP
Fighting Masters December 6, 1991 Treco Co., Ltd. Mega Drive JP / NA
CB Chara Wars August 28, 1992 Banpresto Co., Ltd. Super Famicom JP
E.V.O.: Search for Eden December 19, 1992 Enix Corporation Super NES JP / NA
Mazin Saga: Mutant Fighter February 25, 1993 Sega Corporation Mega Drive JP / NA / EU
Shien's Revenge April 8, 1994 Dynamic Kikaku Super NES JP / NA
Shin Nekketsu Kōha: Kunio-tachi no Banka April 29, 1994 Technos Japan Corp. Super Famicom JP
Wonder Project J December 9, 1994 Enix Corporation Super Famicom JP

As Givro Corp.[edit]

Title Date Publisher Platform(s) Region(s)
Cosmic Carnage January 27, 1995 Sega Corporation 32X JP / NA / EU
Super Mad Champ March 4, 1995 Tsukuda Original Super Famicom JP
Wonder Project J2 November 22, 1996 Enix Corporation Nintendo 64 JP
Nanatsu Kaze no Shima Monogatari November 27, 1997 Enix Corporation Sega Saturn JP


  1. ^ "SIT Developer Table" (in Japanese). 2003. Retrieved 2009-02-01.
  2. ^ "Company Profile: Almanic". GameSpot. 2008. Archived from the original on 2010-08-22. Retrieved 2009-02-01.
  3. ^ "Company Profile: Givro". GameSpot. 2008. Archived from the original on 2012-11-03. Retrieved 2009-02-01.
  4. ^ Yoneda, Takashi (2003). "Hirano Bucho-Do: Cyber Games Profile" (in Japanese). Takashi Yoneda Official Website. Archived from the original on 2003-03-26. Retrieved 2009-02-01.

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