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Natsume Co, Ltd. (ナツメ株式会社) is a Japanese publisher and developer started in 1987. It's American branch, Natsume Inc., was founded in 1988, and publishes a few Natsume Co, Ltd. created games outside of Japan; it has, however, published games from other developers, such as the Harvest Moon series.

A part of Natsume Co, Ltd. split from it's company and reformed as Atari Inc. (not to be confused with this Atari) in 2002. Atari specializes in hardware developing and manufacturing; specifically Pakuchino. [1]

Research Methods: Actual mentions, online resources (see Links), shared credits

3DO[edit]

  • Royal Pro Wrestling: Jikkyou Live!! (JP Publisher: Natsume)

Arcade[edit]

  • Cleopatra Fortune (some game design, programming, some character design) (Taito)
  • Riding Fight (some graphics) (Taito)

DS[edit]

  • Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Dual Sympathy / Fullmetal Alchemist: Dual Sympathy (JP Publisher: Bandai; US/AU Publisher: Destineer; EU Publisher: Empire Interactive)
  • Kamen Rider Battle: Ganbaride Card Battle Taisen (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Kamen Rider Dragon Knight (US Publisher: D3 Publisher)
  • Negima!?: Chou Maho Ryou Taisen Check-In Zenin Shuugou (JP Publisher: Marvelous Entertainment) [2]
  • Negima!?: Chou Mahora Taisen Kattoiin, Keiyaku Shikkou Dechai Masuu (JP Publisher: Marvelous Entertainment) [3]
  • Nicktoons Battle For Volcano Island (US Publisher: THQ)
  • Nicktoons Attack of the Toybots (US Publisher: THQ)
  • Nicktoons Globs of Doom (US Publisher: THQ)

Famicom/NES[edit]

  • Abadox (direction, sound) (JP Publisher: Natsume; US Publisher: Milton Bradley)
Production: Dynamic Planning; Programming, Graphics: I.T.L
  • Captain Saver / Power Blade 2 (programming) (JP/US Publisher: Taito)
  • Chaos World (JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Choujin Sentai Jetman (JP Publisher: Angel)
  • Don Doko Don 2 (JP Publisher: Taito)
  • Dora Dora Dora (JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Dragon Fighter (JP Publisher: Towa Chiki; US Publisher: SOFEL)
  • Dungeon & Magic / Dungeon Magic (JP Publisher: Natsume; US Publisher: Taito)
  • Heroes of the Lance (US Publisher: FCI; JP Publisher: Pony Canyon)
  • Idol Hakkenden (JP Publisher: Towa Chiki)
  • The Jetsons: Cogswell's Caper (programming, graphics, some sound) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Taito)
  • Kage / Shadow of the Ninja / Blue Shadow (JP/US Publisher: Natsume, EU Publisher: Taito)
  • Mitsume ga Tooru (JP Publisher: Tomy)
  • Palamedes (JP/US Publisher: Hot-B)
  • Palamedes II (JP Publisher: Hot-B)
  • Power Blazer / Power Blade (programming, some sound?) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Taito)
  • Quarter Back Scramble (JP Publisher: Pony Canyon)
  • Tokkyu Shirei Solbrain / Shatterhand (JP Publisher: Angel, US/EU Publisher: Jaleco)
  • Touhou Kenbun Roku (JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Toukon Club (JP Publisher: Jaleco)
  • World Boxing (JP Publisher: TSS)

Game Boy[edit]

  • Lucky Monkey / Spanky's Quest (US/JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Magical Zaurus (unreleased) (Natsume) [4]
  • Medarot (JP Publisher: Imagineer/Natsume)
  • Medarot Parts Collection 1 (JP Publisher: Imagineer/Natsume)
  • Medarot Parts Collection 2 (JP Publisher: Imagineer/Natsume)
  • Ninja Ryukenden GB: Matenrou Kessen / Ninja Gaiden: Shadow (US/JP Publisher: Tecmo)
  • Osawagase! Penguin Boy / Amazing Penguin (Natsume)
  • Palamedes (JP Publisher: Hot-B; US Publisher: Takara)
[Some?] Programming: Natsu System
  • Shippo de Bun! / Tail 'Gator (JP Publisher: VAP; US/EU Publisher: Natsume)
  • Tetris Plus (US/JP Publisher: Jaleco; EU Publisher: Nintendo)

Game Boy Advance[edit]

  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Wrath of the Darkhul King (THQ)
  • Family Tennis Advance (JP Publisher: Namco)
  • Fire Emblem: Seima no Kouseki / Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones (some graphics) (Nintendo)
  • Hachiemon (JP Publisher: Namco/KTV)
  • Keitai Denjuu Telefang 2 (JP Publisher: Smilesoft/Natsume)
  • Kidou Senshi Gundam Seed Destiny (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Hoshi no Kirby: Sanjou! Dorocche-dan / Kirby: Squeak Squad (some graphics) (Nintendo)
  • Medarot 2 Core / Medabots (US Publisher: Natsume; JP Publisher: Imagineer/Natsume)
  • Medarot G / Medabots AX (US Publisher: Natsume; JP Publisher: Imagineer/Natsume)
  • Medarot Navi (JP Publisher: Imagineer/Natsume)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Battle Assault (US Publisher: Bandai)
  • Monsters, Inc. (US/EU Publisher: THQ; JP Publisher: Tomy)
  • Power Rangers Dino Thunder (US Publisher: THQ)
  • Power Rangers Ninja Storm (US Publisher: THQ)
  • Power Rangers SPD (US Publisher: THQ)
  • Power Rangers Wild Force (US Publisher: THQ)
  • Rockman Zero 4 / Mega Man Zero 4 (character and graphic support) (JP/EU/US Publisher: Capcom)
  • Samurai Deeper Kyo (US Publisher: Destineer/Anime Works; JP Publisher: Marvelous Entertainment)
  • Shingata Medarot (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • WWE Survivor Series (US Publisher: THQ)
  • WWE Road to WrestleMania X8 (US Publisher: THQ)
  • WWF Road to WrestleMania (US Publisher: THQ)

Game Boy Color[edit]

  • Action Man: Search for Base X (THQ)
  • Bass Masters Classic (THQ)
  • Croc 2 (THQ)
  • Golf de Oha Star / Hole in One Golf (JP Publisher: Epoch; US Publisher: Natsume)
  • Jaguar Mishin Shishuu Senyou Soft: Kirby Family (unreleased) (Jaguar Internationale) [5]
  • Jaguar Mishin Shishuu Senyou Soft: Mario Family (JP Publisher: Jaguar Internationale)
  • Jeff Gordon XS Racing (US Publisher: ASC Games)
  • Keitai Denjuu Telefang: Power Version (JP Publisher: Smilesoft)
  • Keitai Denjuu Telefang: Speed Version (JP Publisher: Smilesoft)
  • Medarot 2 / Medarot 2 Parts Collections (JP Publisher: Imagineer/Natsume)
  • Medarot 3 (JP Publisher: Imagineer/Natsume)
  • Medarot 3 Parts Collections Z kara no Chousenjou (JP Publisher: Imagineer/Natsume)
  • Medarot 4 (JP Publisher: Imagineer/Natsume)
  • Medarot 5 Susutake Mura no Tenkousei (JP Publisher: Imagineer/Natsume)
  • Medarot: Card Robottle (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Pocket Color Block / Dragon Dance (JP Publisher: Bottom Up; US/EU Publisher: Crave)
  • Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue (US Publisher: THQ)
  • Power Rangers: Time Force (US Publisher: THQ)
  • Raku x Raku Mishin (JP Publisher: Jaguar Internationale)
  • Real Pro Yakyu! (JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Sylvania Melody: Mori no Nakama to Odori Mashi! (JP Publisher: Epoch)
  • Tokoro-san no Setagaya Country Club (JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater (US Publisher: THQ)
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (US Publisher: THQ)
  • WWF WrestleMania 2000 (US/EU Publisher: THQ)

GameCube[edit]

  • Medarot Brave / Medabots Infinity (US/JP Publisher: Natsume)

iPhone / iPod Touch apps [6][edit]

  • Air Boxer Series
  • BPM Counter series
  • Chitty Chitty series
  • Flash ANZAN series
  • Insect Arena series [7]
  • Love Sync series
  • Mathematics Trainer series
  • MRF Stopwatch
  • NumZap series
  • VoteApp

Mark III/Master System[edit]

  • Renegade (EU Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
  • Sagaia (EU Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
  • Special Criminal Investigation (Sega)

Nintendo 64[edit]

  • Snow Speeder / Big Mountain 2000 (JP Publisher: Imagineer; US Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive)

PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16[edit]

  • Hana Taaka Daka!? (programming) (JP Publisher: Taito)

PC Engine CD/TurboGrafx CD[edit]

  • Jantei Monogatari 3: Saver Angel (JP Publisher: Atlus)

PlayStation[edit]

  • Digital Figure Iina (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Gear Senshi Dendou (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Gundam Battle Assault 2 / Kidou Butouden G Gundam: The Battle and Shin Kidou Senki Gundam W: The Battle (US Publisher: Bandai; JP Publisher: Bandai/D3)
  • Gundam: The Battle Master (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Gundam: The Battle Master 2 / Gundam: Battle Assault (Bandai)
  • Hokuto no Ken: Seikimatsu Kyuuseishu Densetsu (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Medarot R (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot R: Parts Collection (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Tetris Plus (JP/US Publisher: Jaleco)

Playstation 2[edit]

  • Battle Assault 3 featuring Gundam Seed (US Publisher: Bandai)
  • Captain Tsubasa (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • D.I.C.E. - DNA Integrated Cybernetic Enterprises (US Publisher: Bandai)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Shinkon Gattai Godanner (JP Publisher: Bandai)

PlayStation Portable[edit]

  • Pop'n Music Portable 2 (JP Publisher: Konami) [8]
  • Toriko: Gourmet Survival! (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Yuusha 30 / Half-Minute Hero (some music composition) (JP/AS Publisher: Marvelous Entertainment; US Publisher: XSEED Games; EU/AU Publisher: Rising Star Games)

Saturn[edit]

  • Cleopatra Fortune (JP Publisher: Taito)
  • GT24 (JP Publisher: Jaleco)
Some Programming?: Prosoft
  • Tetris Plus (JP/US/EU Publisher: Jaleco)

Super Famicom/SNES[edit]

  • Casper (not to be confused with the American/European SNES game Casper, developed by Absolute and published by Natsume) (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Fortune Quest: Dice o Korogase (JP Publisher: Zamuse)
  • Gekisou Sentai Carranger: Zenkai! Racer Senshi (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • GS Mikami: Joreishi wa Nice Body (JP Publisher: Banalex)
  • Hansei Zaru Jiro-kun no Daibouken / Spanky's Quest (JP/US/EU Publisher: Natsume)
  • Heian Fuuunden (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Kiki Kaikai: Nazo no Kuro Manto / Pocky & Rocky (US/JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Kiki Kaikai: Tsukiyozoushi / Pocky & Rocky 2 (US/JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (JP/US/EU Publisher: Bandai)
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Fighting Edition (US/EU Publisher: Bandai)
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (US Publisher: Bandai)
  • Natsume Championship Wrestling (US Publisher: Natsume)
  • The Ninja Warriors Again / Ninja Warriors / Ninja Warriors: The New Generation (JP/US Publisher: Taito; EU Publisher: Titus)
  • Oomono Black Bass Fishing: Jinzouko-Hen / Mark Davis' The Fishing Master (JP Publisher: Acclaim; US Publisher: Natsume)
  • Power Rangers Zeo: Battle Racers (US Publisher: Bandai)
  • Saibara Rieko no Mahjong Hourouki (JP Publisher: Taito)
  • Shimono Masaki no Fishing to Bassing (JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Shin Kidou Senshi Gundam Wing: Endless Duel (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Wild Guns (JP/US Publisher: Natsume; EU Publisher: Titus)
  • Yuuyu no Quiz de Go! Go! (programming, sound, graphics?) (JP Publisher: Taito)
Music Composition?: Zuntata
  • Zen-Nippon Pro Wres (JP Publisher: Masaya)
  • Zen Nihon Pro Wres 2: 3.4 Budoukan (JP Publisher: NCS Masaya)
  • Zen-Nippon Pro Wres Dash: Sekai Saikyou Tag (JP Publisher: Masaya)
  • Zen Nihon Pro Wres Fight da Pon! (JP Publisher: NCS Masaya)

Wii[edit]

  • Gintama Yorozuya Chūbu Tsukkomaburu Dōga (JP Publisher: Bandai) [9]

WiiWare[edit]

  • Moki Moki / Mochi Mochi Q (US/JP Publisher: Natsume)

Wonderswan[edit]

  • Medarot Perfect Edition (JP Publisher: Imagineer)

Xbox 360[edit]

  • Omega Five (US/EU/JP Publisher: Hudson Soft)

Osaka[edit]

Super Famicom/Super NES[edit]

  • Fortune Quest: Dice o Korogase (JP Publisher: Zamuse)
  • Heian Fuuunden (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Oomono Black Bass Fishing: Jinzouko-Hen / Mark Davis' The Fishing Master (JP Publisher: Acclaim; US Publisher: Natsume)
  • Saibara Rieko no Mahjong Hourouki (JP Publisher: Taito)
  • Shimono Masaki no Fishing to Bassing (JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Zen-Nippon Pro Wres (JP Publisher: Masaya)
  • Zen-Nippon Pro Wres Dash: Sekai Saikyou Tag (JP Publisher: Masaya)

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