Minakuchi Engineering

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Minakuchi Engineering Co., Ltd. (水口エンジニアリング株式会社) was established in May 1984 and worked on about 40 titles. It was named after the town in which it was based, Minakuchi, Shiga [1], which merged with several other towns in 2004 to form the city of Koka. [2]

Game list

Research Methods: Hidden data, online resources, shared staff


  • Super Volley '91 / Power Spikes (programming?) (Video System)
  • Turbo Force (programming, music [3]) (Video System)

Game Boy

  • Bionic Commando (JP/US/EU Publisher: Capcom)
  • Qix (JP/US/CA/UK Publisher: Nintendo)
  • Rockman World / Mega Man: Dr. Wily's Revenge (JP/US/EU Publisher: Capcom)
  • Rockman World 3 / Mega Man III (JP/US/EU Publisher: Capcom)
  • Rockman World 4 / Mega Man IV (JP/US/EU Publisher: Capcom)
  • Rockman World 5 / Mega Man V (JP/US/EU Publisher: Capcom)
  • Solar Striker (JP/US/EU Publisher: Nintendo)


  • Galppo Club: Campus-hen (JP Publisher: Micro Cabin)

Mega Drive/Genesis

  • Rockman: Mega World / Mega Man: The Wily Wars (JP/EU Publisher: Capcom)


  • Fire Ball (JP Publisher: Humming Bird Soft)
  • J.B. Harold no Jikenbo #1: Murder Club (JP Publisher: Micro Cabin) [4]
  • Kimagure Orange Road: Natsu no Mirage (JP Publisher: Micro Cabin)
  • Maison Ikkoku (JP Publisher: Micro Cabin) [5]
  • Maison Ikkoku: Kanketsuhen: Sayonara, Soshite... (JP Publisher: Micro Cabin)
  • Seilane (JP Publisher: Micro Cabin) [6]
  • Urusei Yatsura: Koi no Survival Birthday (JP Publisher: Micro Cabin)
  • What's Michael? (JP Publisher: Micro Cabin)

PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

  • Rabio Lepus Special (programming, debugging) (JP Publisher: Video System)


  • Galppo Club: Campus-hen (JP Publisher: Micro Cabin)

Super Famicom/Super NES

  • F-1 Grand Prix (sound programming?) (JP Publisher: Video System)
  • Magic Sword (JP/US/EU Publisher: Capcom)
  • Rockman X3 / Mega Man X3 (JP/US/EU Publisher: Capcom) [7]
  • Super Volley II (programming?) (JP Publisher: Video System)