Mint

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Mint Co., Ltd. (株式会社ミント). Primarily a sound production company, but also did some graphics and programming work as well. Based in Tama-shi, Tokyo and established February 16, 1991. Was headed by Michiya Hirasawa (平沢道也), formerly of Technos Japan; after Hirasawa's death in 2003, the company went largely inactive but has more recently been involved in video production and mobile software development. It is currently headed by founding member Seitaro Minayoshi (皆吉清太郎).

Arcade

  • Schmeiser Robo (sound) (Hot-B)

Famicom/NES

  • The Blue Marlin (JP/US Publisher: Hot-B)
  • Obocchama-kun (co-developer) (JP Publisher: Tecmo)
  • Ultraman Club 2: Kitte Kita Ultraman Club (sound?) (JP Publisher: Yutaka)
Developer: Interlink
  • Ultraman Club 3: Mata Mata Shiyutsugeki!! Ultra Kyoudai (sound?) (JP Publisher: Yutaka)
Developer: Interlink?

Game Boy

  • Dragon Ball Z: Goku Gekitouden (sound) (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Goku Hishouden (sound [excluding music composition]) (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Tokio Senki: Eiyuu Retsuden (sound) (JP Publisher: Human)
  • Ultraman Ball (sound) (JP Publisher: BEC)
  • Zen Nihon Pro Wres Jet (sound) (JP Publisher: Masaya)
Developer: Geo Factory

Game Boy Color

  • Bouken! Dondoko Shima (sound effects, sound driver) (JP Publisher: Global A Entertainment)
  • Pocket Pro Wres: Perfect Wrestler (sound) (JP Publisher: J-Wing)
  • Snowboard Champion (sound) (JP Publisher: Bottom Up)

Nintendo 64

  • Bokujou Monogatari 2 / Harvest Moon 64 (sound programming) (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video; US Publisher: Natsume)
  • Choukuukan Nighter Pro Yakyuu King (sound) (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
Developer: Genki
  • Wonder Project J2: Koruro no Mori no Josette (sound) (JP Publisher: Enix)
Developer: Givro

PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

  • Daichikun Crisis: Do Natural (JP Publisher: Salio)
  • Zero4 Champ (co-developer) (JP Publisher: Media Rings)

PC Engine CD/TurboGrafx-16

  • Startling Odyssey II: Maryuu Sensou (cooperation) (JP Publisher: RayForce)

PC-98

  • Mouryou Senki Madara: Daikongou Rinhen (some graphics) (JP Publisher: Kogado)

PC-FX

  • Voice Paradise (music) (JP Publisher: NEC)
Scenario: Adventure Planning Service; Programming, Graphics: Fill in Cafe

PlayStation

  • Bounty Sword First (sound design, sound programming) (JP Publisher: Pioneer)
Developer: I.T.L
  • Bounty Sword: Double Edge (sound design, sound programming) (JP Publisher: Pioneer)
Developer: I.T.L
  • Doraemon 2: SOS! Otogi no Kuni (sound) (JP Publisher: Epoch)
Developer: Pre-Stage
  • Hasha Oorai! Gatan Goton (programming?) (JP Publisher: Toshiba EMI)
  • Jounetsu * Nekketsu Athletes: Nakimushi Coach no Nikki (sound) (JP Publisher: Asmik)
Co-Developers: Fill in Cafe, Soft Target?
  • Kaikan Phrase: Datenshi Kourin (sound programming) (JP Publisher: Enix)
Developer: Produce!; Cutscene Animation: Studio Hibari
  • Kukuroseatro: Yuukyuu no Hitomi / Eternal Eyes (some graphics) (JP/EU Publisher: Sunsoft; US Publisher: Crave Entertainment)
  • Love Therapy (programming, sound?) (JP Publisher: B-Factory)
  • Luciferd (co-developer?) (JP Publisher: TEN)
  • Million Classic (sound) (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Mystic Ark: Maboroshi Gekijou (sound programming) (JP Publisher: Enix)
Developer: Produce!; Sound: Two Five
  • Pro Wres Sengokuden (sound) (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Pro Wres Sengokuden 2 (sound) (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Shin SD Sengokuden: Kidou Musha Taisen (music) (JP Publisher: Bandai)
Developer: Layup
  • Simple 1500 Series Vol. 28: The Dungeon RPG (co-developed with Plophet) (JP Publisher: D3 Publisher)
  • Simple 1500 Series Vol. 57: The Meiro (co-developed with Plophet) (JP Publisher: D3 Publisher)
  • Waku Waku Derby (co-developed with Dream Japan?) (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Zennihon Joshi Pro Wres: Joou Densetsu: Yume no Taikousen (sound programming) (JP Publisher: TEN)
Developer: Dream Japan; 3D Graphics: Wizard

Saturn

  • Seifuku Densetsu: Pretty Fighter X (some sound) (JP Publisher: Imagineer)

Super Famicom/Super NES

  • Aqutallion / Secret of the Stars (sound) JP/US Publisher: Tecmo)
Planning: Kikakusha 104; Scenario: Act Scenario Room
  • Bounty Sword (sound design, sound driver) (JP Publisher: Pioneer)
  • CB Chara Wars: Ushinawareta Gag (sound programming) (JP Publisher: Banpresto)
  • The Combatribes (JP/US Publisher: Technos)
Some Graphics: Almanic?
  • Gokinjo Bouken Tai (music, music driver) (JP Publisher: Pioneer)
  • Kidou Senshi Z-Gundam: Away to the Newtype (music, sound) (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Lennus II: Fuuin no Shito (sound design) (JP Publisher: Asmik)
  • Mystic Ark (music, sound) (JP Publisher: Enix)
  • Otoboke Ninja Colosseum (sound composition) (JP Publisher: Intec)
  • Seifuku Densetsu: Pretty Fighter (sound) (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Shien: The Blade Chaser / Shien's Revenge (sound) (JP Publisher: Dynamic Planning; US Publisher: Vic Tokai)
  • Shin Nekketsu Kouha: Kunio-tachi no Banka (sound) (JP Publisher: Technos)
  • Shin SD Sengokuden: Daishougun Retsuden (sound) (JP Publisher: BEC)
Developer: Layup
  • Shounen Ninja Sasuke (programming, sound design) (JP Publisher: Sunsoft)
Sound Composition: DSP
  • Super Black Bass 2 / Bassin's Black Bass (sound) (JP Publisher: Starfish; US Publisher: Hot-B)
  • Wonder Project J: Kikai no Shounen Pino (sound) (JP Publisher: Enix)
Developer: Almanic
  • Youchien Senki Madara (some graphics) (JP Publisher: Datam Polystar)


Mint Staff

  • Michiya Hirasawa
  • Akihiko Mori
  • Shunsuke Inoue
  • Tsukushi Sasaki
  • Seitarou Minayoshi
  • Hiroshi Nishizawa

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