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Aspect Co., Ltd. (株式会社アスペクト) was started on March 25, 1991. Company president Kazuyuki Oikawa (及川和行) [1] and founding member Hiroyuki Saigusa (七種宏之) formerly worked for Kaneko. [2]

Most Aspect-programmed games for the Game Gear and Master System feature a string similar to the following in the ROM:

TAMA Ver 1.02                   1994/11/01 SEGA/Aspect Co.,Ltd

Research Methods: Hidden data, online resources (see Links), shared staff

3DS[edit]

  • Go! Princess PreCure: Sugar Oukoku to 6-nin no Princess! (JP Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment)
Music: Soundgraffiti Studio
  • Power Rangers Megaforce (co-developed with Digital Works Entertainment) (US/AU/EU Publisher: Bandai)

Arcade[edit]

  • Manic Panic Ghosts! (co-developed with SIMS) (Sega) [3]
Movies: Visual Entertainment R&D Dept.

Dreamcast[edit]

  • Rent A Hero No. 1 (co-developed with Algo‑Nicus) (JP Publisher: Sega)

DS[edit]

  • Item Getter: Bokura no Kagaku to Mahou no Kankei (JP Publisher: 5pb.)
  • Meteos: Disney Magic (co-developed with Platinum Egg) (US/JP/EU/AU Publisher: Disney)
  • Mori no Cafeteria DS: Oshare na Cafe Recipe (JP Publisher: D3 Publisher)
  • Naruto: Saikyou Ninja Daikesshuu 4 DS / Naruto: Choegang Ninja Daegyeoljip DS / Naruto: Ninja Council 3 / Naruto: Ninja Council: European Version (JP/US/EU Publisher: Tomy; KR Publisher: Takara Tomy)
  • ThunderCats (US/EU Publisher: Bandai)

Game Boy[edit]

  • Barcode Boy: Battle Space (programming, sound?) (JP Publisher: Namco)
  • Nettou The King of Fighters '95 / The King of Fighters '95 (sound) (JP Publisher: Takara; US Publisher: Nintendo)

Game Boy Advance[edit]

  • Naruto: Saikyou Ninja Daikesshu 2 / Naruto: Ninja Council 2 (JP/US Publisher: Tomy)
Developer: Open Sesame (under subcontract with Aspect?)

Game Boy Color[edit]

  • Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo: 10-nenme no Shoutaijou (production, sound) (JP Publisher: Banpresto) [4]

Game Gear[edit]

  • Ax Battler: Golden Axe Densetsu / Ax Battler: Legend of Golden Axe / Golden Axe (programming) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
  • Donald Duck no 4tsu no Himitsu / Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck / Deep Duck Trouble Estrelando Pato Donald (programming) (US Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
  • G Sonic / Sonic Blast (programming, graphics, sound) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Sega)
  • Garou Densetsu Special / Fatal Fury Special (sound) (JP/US Publisher: Takara)
  • Legend of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse / Mickey Mouse: Densetsu no Oukoku (programming) (US/EU/JP Publisher: Sega)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (programming, sound) (US Publisher: Sega)
  • Sassou Shounen Eiyuuden Coca-Cola Kid (programming, sound) (JP Publisher: Sega)
  • Sonic & Tails / Sonic Chaos (programming, some sound [composition?]) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tectoy)
  • Sonic & Tails 2 / Sonic Triple Trouble (programming and sound?) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Sega)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (programming) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
  • Tails Adventures / Tails Adventure (programming, sound) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Sega)
  • Tama & Friends: 3-choume Kouen Tamalympic (programming, sound) (JP Publisher: Sega)
  • Virtua Fighter Mini / Virtua Fighter Animation (JP/US Publisher: Sega)

GameCube[edit]

  • Eternal Arcadia Legend / Skies of Arcadia Legends (co-developer) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Sega)
  • Super Monkey Ball 2 (party game program and design) (US/JP/EU Publisher: Sega)

J2ME[edit]

  • Metal Gear (JP Publisher: Konami)
  • Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (JP Publisher: Konami)

Mark III/Master System[edit]

  • Batman Returns (programming) (EU Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
  • Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck (programming) (EU Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
  • Legend of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (programming) (BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
  • Sonic Blast (programming, graphics, sound) (BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (programming) (EU Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tec Toy; SK Publisher: Samsung)
  • Virtua Fighter Animation (BR Publisher: Tec Toy)

Mega Drive/Genesis[edit]

  • Garou Densetsu: Shukumei no Tatakai / Fatal Fury (sound) (JP/ASI/EU Publisher: Sega; US Publisher: Takara)
  • Garou Densetsu 2: Arata-naru Tatakai / Fatal Fury 2 (sound) (JP/EU Publisher: Sega; US Publisher: Takara)
  • Nekketsu Koukou Dodgeball-bu: Soccer-hen MD (JP Publisher: Palsoft)

Pico[edit]

  • Sonic the Hedgehog's Gameworld (JP/US Publisher: Sega)

PlayStation[edit]

  • Chou Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru: Another Step (JP Publisher: Banpresto) [5]
Some Production and Direction: Red
  • Gegege no Kitarou: Gyakushuu! Youma Daikessen (JP Publisher: Konami)
Debugging: Dreams
  • The Great Battle VI (JP Publisher: Banpresto) [6]
  • Hunter X Hunter: Ubawareta Aura Stone (JP Publisher: Konami) [7]
Some Debugging: Dreams
  • Kaettekita Cyborg Kuro-chan (JP Publisher: Konami) [8]
Sound: Salamander Factory; Some Debugging: Dreams
  • Kids Station: Guru Guru Town Hanamaru-kun (production) (JP Publisher: Atlus)
Programming, Graphics, Sound: Fupac
  • Plue no Daibouken from Groove Adventure Rave (JP Publisher: Konami)
Sound: Salamander Factory; Some Debugging: Dreams
  • Quiz Charaokedon! Touei Tokusatsu Hero Part 1 (JP Publisher: Banpresto)
Production: Banpresoft; Quiz Questions: Quiz Koubou MIU
  • Quiz Charaokedon! Touei Tokusatsu Hero Part 2 (JP Publisher: Banpresto)
  • Shinseiki GPX Cyber Formula: Aratanaru Chousensha (JP Publisher: VAP)
Production, Game Design: Hit Maker; Sound: Imagine, T's Music
  • Whistle! Fukinukeru Kaze (JP Publisher: Konami) [9]
Character Coloring: Rights Software; Some Debugging: Dreams

PlayStation 2[edit]

  • Bleach: Erabareshi Tamashii (JP Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment)
Cutscenes: Imageepoch, Dream Factory; 2D Illustrations: OLM Digital, G-Artists, Argyle; Animation Production: Studio Pierrot; BGM Support: Hudson
  • Bleach: Hanatareshi Yabou (character model support) (JP Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment)
Developer: Quintet
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (co-developed with LightWeight) (US/EU Publisher: Ubisoft; JP Publisher: ESP)
Sound: BrainStorm
  • Ikkitousen: Shining Dragon (sound, some development coordination) (JP Publisher: Marvelous Interactive)
Developer: Dream Factory; Development Support: Opus, Analogical, Triball?
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence (Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake conversion) (JP/EU/US Publisher: Konami)

Saturn[edit]

  • Gaia Breeder (JP Publisher: Aspect)
  • She'sn (music) (JP Publisher: KID)
Developer: Gai Brain; Some Programming: Hidaka Electronics; Graphics: Plus & Plus
  • Super Keirin (JP Publisher: VAP) [10]
  • Super Tempo (JP Publisher: Media Quest)
Production: Red; Music, Sound Effects: T's Music
  • Xian Jian Qi Xia Zhuan / Senken Kigyouden (TW/JP Publisher: Softstar)

Super Famicom/Super NES[edit]

  • Go Go Ackman 2 (JP Publisher: Banpresto)
  • Go Go Ackman 3 (JP Publisher: Banpresto)

Wii[edit]

  • Meitantei Conan: Tsuioku no Gensou / Case Closed: One Truth Prevails (sound effects) (JP Publisher: Marvelous Interactive; EU Publisher: Nobilis) [11]

WonderSwan Color[edit]

  • Makai Toushi SaGa (JP Publisher: Squaresoft)
?: Algo-Nicus

Xbox[edit]

  • Rent A Hero No. 1 (co-developed with Algo‑Nicus) (JP Publisher: Sega)

Links[edit]