Growlanser (グローランサー Gurōransā?) is a series of tactical role-playing games with installments on the PlayStation, PlayStation 2, and PlayStation Portable. The series is set in a world that is being taken over by an ancient evil. The series is the creation of Career Soft, with publishing duties handled by Atlus in Japan. It is a spiritual successor to Career Soft's earlier Langrisser series. Working Designs published Growlanser II and III in North America together in a package called Growlanser Generations. Growlanser V: Generations was published in North America by Atlus USA and Europe by Rising Star Games under the name Growlanser: Heritage of War. All titles feature game art by Satoshi Urushihara.
Following a complete list of Growlanser products
Note: Indented titles are remakes
- Growlanser (1999: PlayStation; 2001: Windows)
- Growlanser II: The Sense of Justice (2001: PlayStation 2)
- Growlanser III: The Dual Darkness (2001: PlayStation 2)
- Growlanser IV: Wayfarer of the Time (2003: PlayStation 2)
- Growlanser IV: Over Reloaded / Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time (2011: PlayStation Portable)
- Growlanser V: Generations / Growlanser: Heritage of War (2006: PlayStation 2)
- Growlanser VI: Precarious World (2007: PlayStation 2)
The first and the last Growlanser have not released outside of Japan. The only game in the series to be localized in Europe was Growlanser: Heritage of War for PlayStation 2.
- Growlanser IV: Wayfarer of the Time - Return (2005: PlayStation 2)
Growlanser Collection is a set of the first three games for the PlayStation 2.
- Soundtrack CDs for the Growlanser series were released in Japan by King Records (I, II, and III), FrontierWorks (IV), Pony Canyon (V) and Sony Music (VI).
- A number of drama CDs have been released for Growlanser IV, but more notable is Growlanser's very first collection of entirely vocal music from the same game in the CD Growlanser IV: Wayfarer of the Time Original Character Song Album, which features songs sung by the main characters of Growlanser IV like Crevanille, Silverneil, Alfonse & Christopher, etc.
- With Growlanser IV came an OVA to the series, featuring a situation from the game turned into an anime. Silverneil, the main character of the OVA, travels around in the city trying to figure out what's going on regarding a rebellion and is given the decision either to join it or go against it. The ending theme to the OVA is "Yakusoku" (Promise), Silverneil's Image Song, featured as track 10 on the Character Song Album.
- Atlus official website (Japanese)
- Atlus U.S.A. official website (English)
- Growlanser Realm (fan site)