Logo utilized in the first Growlanser
Rising Star Games
|Platform of origin||PlayStation 1|
|Latest release||Growlanser Wayfarer of Time
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 franchise has been developed by Career Soft, and is currently owned by Atlus and Sega. The series is set in a world that is being taken over by an ancient evil. 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.
|1999||Growlanser||PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2|
|2001||Growlanser II: The Sense of Justice||PlayStation 2|
|Growlanser III: The Dual Darkness|
|2003||Growlanser IV: Wayfarer of the Time|
|2005||Growlanser IV: Wayfarer of the Time - Return|
|2006||Growlanser V: Generations / Growlanser: Heritage of War|
|2007||Growlanser VI: Precarious World|
|2009||Growlanser (remake)||PlayStation Portable|
|2011||Growlanser IV: Over Reloaded / Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time|
- 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.