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68 Best Japanese Games

Japanese games mostly deal with Role-playing elements, made in Japan. Japanese games made their first appearance during the 80s, and now, there are hundreds of Japanese-designed video games available as well as several translated games. These games may takes place in the fantasy environment where players encounter a beautiful of the cast of characters while selecting their favourite one to advance through the game to complete a series of missions. Sword World RPG and F.E.A.R. are the best examples of Japanese video game. Sword World RPG takes place in the fantasy setting and has been popular since the 90s. F.E.A.R. comes with more heroic and dramatic scenes than usual games. After selecting the character, the player starts exploring the environment from the possible perspective, interacting with NPCs, acquiring ranged weapons and may battle against enemies in the turn-based system to earn experience points. These games have a lot of stuff to unlock, required experience points for further progression. The player has an opportunity to manipulate the Japanese-themed environment and encounter the exciting cast of manage and anime characters.

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1. Pacific Warriors II: Dogfight

PS3
Pacific Warriors II: Dogfight is a Historical-themed, First-person and Third-person Flight Simulation with an emphasis on action elements developed by InterActive Vision White Eagle and published by Fantastic.TV. The game mainly revolves around arcade genre and it takes place in the Pacific campaign during the WWII. In the game, the…

2. Umineko When They Cry

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Umineko When They Cry is a Japanese, Mystery, Visual Novel and Adventure video game developed and published by 07th Expansion for multiple platforms. It is the first title in the series, offering addictive gameplay, in which the player acts as the detective with a chance to show off his skills.…

4. Fate/Stay Night

Vita PS2
Fate/Stay Night is a Japanese Visual Novel, Adventure, and Single-player Fighting video game developed and published by Type-Moon for PlayStation. The game needs the little interaction from the player as the most of the time is spent on reading the text and narratives, representing either the protagonist’s inner thoughts or…

5. The Heiress

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The Heiress is an Anime-based Role-playing, Adventure, Japanese, and Single-player video game, created by OneOne1 and published by SakuraGame for Microsoft Windows. The game follows the female protagonist, whose life of aristocracy comes to an end after the death of her beloved father for some reason. As the story advances,…

7. Astebreed

PS4
Astebreed is an Arcade, Action, Single-player and Multiplayer Side-scroll Shooting video game developed by Edelweiss and published by Playism. In the game, the player takes on the role of Roy Becket, who is a young pilot with huge dreams of becoming the skilled pilot as his father. According to the…

8. Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls

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Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls is a Japanese Role-playing, Female Protagonist, Anime-based, and Single-player video game developed by Idea Factory and published by Idea Factory International. The game takes place in the fantasy-based environment and enables the player select his playable female protagonist from available and jump into world…

9. Tengami

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Tengami is an Adventure, Atmospheric Puzzle, Point-and-Click, and Single-player video game developed and published by Nyamyam. The game takes place inside the Japanese book, where the player as the protagonist fold and slide the amazing crafted paper world to accomplish the tricky puzzles and find out the secrets. During the…

10. Pacific Fleet

Android
Pacific Fleet is a Turn-based Strategy, WWII-themed, and Single-player Naval Simulation developed and published by Killerfish Games for Android. The game offers the 3D stunning graphics and revolves around the massive conflict at sea. There are lots of historical-based ships, weapons, aircraft and plenty of upgrades. It represents the unique…

12. The Longest Five Minutes

Win Switch Vita
The Longest Five Minutes is an Action-Adventure, Japanese Role-playing and Single-player video game developed by Nippon Ichi Software, Inc. and published by NIS America, Inc. The game revolves around the hero, who face the origin of all evils, but suddenly loses his memory about his adventures. The evil is coming…

14. Sakura Nova

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Sakura Nova is an Adventure, Anime-based, Visual Novel and Single-player video game developed and published by Winged Cloud for multiple platforms. The game brings an exciting and decision-making gameplay with a beautiful cast of characters. According to the plot, Kaguya, Mikage, and Arisa train together, come and fight together at…

15. Lost Sphear

Win Switch PS4
Lost Sphear is a JRPG (Japanese Role-playing), Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed Tokyo RPG Factory and published by Square Enix. The game serves as the spiritual successor to the first installment, I Am Setsuna and introduces the retooled a variant of ATB (Activate Time Battle) system. The storyline of…

18. The Need for Speed

PS2
The Need for Speed is the first installment in the franchise of Need for Speed available to play on multiple platforms developed Electronic Arts Canada and published by Electronic Arts. The game involves the racing elements in sports cars, including Japanese imports and several exotic models. It introduces both closed…

20. Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines

Vita
Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines is a Role-playing and Single-player video game developed by Alfa System and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The game takes place 100 years after the event of its predecessor and offers the exciting story based on a cursed bloodline destined to brutal battle against demons. It offers…

22. I Am Setsuna

Win Switch PS4
I Am Setsuna is a Role-playing and Single-player video game developed by Tokyo RPG Factory and published by Square Enix for multiple platforms. The game takes place in the fantastic world gripped by perpetual winter and the story focuses on the mercenary and his charge known as Setsuna, who has…

24. Kanji Training Game

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Kanji Training Game is an Education and Single-player video game developed and published by Targhen Games for Microsoft Windows. The game offers an exciting gameplay and introduces three exciting modes such as Kanji Adventure, Katakana, and Hiragana. It lets the player memorize the symbols of Japanese writing system by playing…

25. Schoolgirl Supervisor: Saori Sato

Android iOS
Schoolgirl Supervisor: Saori Sato is an Action Role-playing, Third-person Perspective and Single-player Life Simulation developed and published by Mr. Norway for Android and iOS platforms. The game takes place in the open world setting and follows the protagonist named as Saori Sato, a Japanese High-school girl, who becomes the supervisor…

26. Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past

3DS
Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past is a Fantasy-based, Japanese Role-playing (JRPG) and Single-player video game created by Heartbeat and published by Enix for Nintendo 3DS. The game acts as the 7th installation in the series of Dragon Quest and serves as the sequel to Dragon Quest, released…

27. Masters of the World: Geopolitical Simulator 3

Win Mac
Masters of the World: Geopolitical Simulator 3 is a combination of Real-time Strategy (RTS) and Politics Simulation elements developed and published by Eversim for Microsoft Windows. It has both Single-player and Multiplayer modes, and the title acts as the 3rd installment in the series of Geopolitical Simulator. Like its predecessors,…

28. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II focuses on Role-playing genre developed and published by Nihon Falcom. The game supports Single-player mode only and it takes place in the fantasy-based setting. It offers the similar gameplay to the original game Trails of Cold Steel, revolving around traditional Japanese…

29. Nekopara Vol. 1

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Nekopara Vol. 1 is an Anime, Visual Novel, Romance and Single-player video game developed by Neko Works and published by Sekai Project for Microsoft Windows. It offers an immersive story, revolving around the son of Japanese confection makers who moved out to launch his shop as a patisserie. Upon shifting,…

30. Toukiden: Kiwami

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Toukiden: Kiwami is an Anime-based Role-playing, Action, Co-op, and Single-player video game with an emphasis on Hack-and-Slash and Fantasy elements created by Koei Tecmo Games. Co., Ltd. The game offers the fantasy-based environment where it takes place, and it serves as the sequel to Toukiden, comprising all content from the…

31. Onigiri

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Onigiri is a Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing (MMORPGs), Action-packed, and Fantasy video game created and published by CyberStep for multiple platforms. The game takes place in the fantasy world where both humans and non-humans like Yokai and Ori are exist. It comes with unique progression system, enabling the player rather…

32. Persona 2: Eternal Punishment

Vita PS3 PSP
Persona 2: Eternal Punishment is an Action, Role-playing and Single-player video game developed and published by Atlus. It is the third title in the series of Persona game and takes place in the fictional Japanese City called Sumaru. The story centers on the female protagonist named as Maya Amamo, as…

33. Chaos Rings III

Android iOS
Chaos Rings III is a JRPG (Japanese Role-playing) and Single-player video game created by Media. Vision and published by Square Enix for multiple platforms. The game acts as the 4th entry in the series of Chaos Rings video game and available to play on mobile devices. It offers the similar…

34. Yandere Simulator

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Yandere Simulator is an Action, Stealth, Third-person Exploration and Single-player video game created by YandereDev and published by TinyBuild. The game takes place in the stunning world, and the story revolves around the female protagonist named as Ayano Aishi (also known as Yandere-chan), who struggle to kill anyone she believes…

35. Medal of Honor: Rising Sun

PS2
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun is the 5th marvelous entry in the series of Medal of Honor video game developed EA Los Angeles and published by EA Games. The game offers First-person Shooter gameplay and supports both Single and Multiplayer modes available to play on PlayStation platform. Like previous entries,…

36. Megadimension Neptunia VII

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Megadimension Neptunia VII is a Japanese Role-playing, Anime-based and Single-player video game developed and published by Idea Factory. The plot of the game is split into three different chapters and each with unique title and story. There are a variety of female characters, and you can select your character from…

37. Sweet Home

Sweet Home is a Role-playing, Horror-Survival and Single-player video game developed and published by Capcom. The game offers an exciting gameplay based on Japanese horror movie of the same name. It takes place in the haunted mansion and offers five playable characters. The player needs to select one of five…

39. The Alchemist Code

Android iOS
The Alchemist Code is a Japanese Role-playing, Single-player and Multiplayer video game with the emphasis on Strategy and Turn-based Combat elements developed by Gumi Inc. The game takes place in the fantasy-based environment and offers a variety of character classes from which the player can select his one of them…

42. Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan

DS
Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan is a Single and Multiplayer Music and Rhythm Simulation developed by iNiS and published by Nintendo. The game takes place in the beautiful world and revolves around the player, who uses the touchscreen to hit the specific spot of the playfield that appears in rhythm to different…

43. Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II

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Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II is a Japanese-Role-playing and the marvelous title in the series of Hyperdimension Neptunia developed by Idea Factory and published by Compile Heart. The game introduces a new battle system with a unique combo structure to the previous title. It takes place in the fantasy-based world and…

44. Hyperdimension Neptunia ReBirth 1

Win Vita
Hyperdimension Neptunia ReBirth 1 is an Anime-based, Japanese Role-playing, Action-Adventure and Single-player video game developed by Idea Factory and published by Compile Heart. It is a remake of the original game for the PlayStation Vista platform released in 2013. The game takes place in the Gamindustri’s world, containing up to…

45. Tales of Symphonia Chronicles

PS3
Tales of Symphonia Chronicles is a Role-playing, Single and Multiplayer video game produced and published by Namco Tales Studio. The game offers a chance to you to experience the complete Tales of Symphonia adventure like never before. The series has been re-mastered with improved graphics, new content and a dual…

46. Okami HD

PS3
Okami HD is an Action-Adventure and Single-player video game developed by TBC and published by Capcom U.S.A. Inc. The game takes place in the beautiful world threatened by dark forces. The story takes place in the Japanese history and mixes several legends, myths and folklore to tell an exciting story…

48. Battlefield 1943

360 PS3
Battlefield 1943 is an Action-Adventure, Open World, First-person Shooter, and Multiplayer video game created by EA Dice and published by Electronic Arts. The game focuses on World War II and offers Massively Multiplayer Online elements. It takes place in the Pacific Theater of Operation and centers on two different factions…
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