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Natsume Atari Co., Ltd. (ナツメアタリ株式会社) is a publisher and developer based in Shinjuku, Tokyo. It was originally established on October 20, 1987, as Natsume Co., Ltd. (ナツメ株式会社) The current Natsume Atari is the result of the October 2013 merger of Natsume and its subsidiary Atari [1], which was involved in the development of pachinko and slot machines. [2]

The American branch, Natsume Inc., was established in May 1988 [3] in Burlingame, California. It publishes games by its parent company and other titles such as those in the Harvest Moon series.

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

3DO[edit]

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

3DS[edit]

  • Mushikera Sensha / Bugs vs. Tanks (JP/US/EU Publisher: Level 5)
  • Sudoku to 3-Tsu no Puzzle: Nikoli no Puzzle Variety / Sudoku: The Puzzle Game Collection / Nikoli's Pencil Puzzle (JP/EU/AU Publisher: Hudson; US Publisher: Konami)
  • Toriko: Ultimate Survival (JP Publisher: Bandai)

Arcade[edit]

  • Cleopatra Fortune (some game design, programming, some graphics) (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)
  • Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger: Atsumete Henshin! 35 Sentai! (JP/KR Publisher: Bandai)
  • Kamen Rider Battle: Ganbaride Card Battle Taisen (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight (US Publisher: D3 Publisher)
  • Negima!? Chou Mahora Taisen Chuu: Checkiin Zenin Shuugou! Yappari Onsen Kichaimashitaa (JP Publisher: Marvelous Entertainment)
  • Negima!? Chou Mahora Taisen Kattoiin, Keiyaku Shikkou Dechai masuu (JP Publisher: Marvelous Entertainment)
  • Nicktoons: Attack of the Toybots / Spongebob to Nakamatachi: Toybot no Kougeki (US/EU/AU/JP Publisher: THQ)
  • Nicktoons: Battle for Volcano Island / SpongeBob to Nakamatachi / Spongebob and Friends: Battle for Volcano Island (US/JP/EU/AU Publisher: THQ)
  • Rooms: The Main Building / Rooms: Fushigi na Ugoku Heya / Rooms: The Main Building (US/JP/EU/AU Publisher: Hudson)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom (US/AU/EU 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 (JP/US Publisher: Natsume; EU Publisher: Taito)
  • Magical Zaurus (unreleased) (Natsume) [4]
  • Medarot: Kabuto Version (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot: Kuwagata Version (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot: Parts Collection (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot: Parts Collection 2 (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Ninja Ryukenden GB: Matenrou Kessen / Ninja Gaiden: Shadow / Shadow Warriors (JP/US/EU Publisher: Tecmo)
  • Osawagase! Penguin Boy / Amazing Penguin (JP/US/EU Publisher: Natsume)
  • Palamedes (JP Publisher: Hot-B; US Publisher: Takara)
[Some?] Programming: Natsu System
  • Tail 'Gator / Shippo de Bun! (US/EU Publisher: Natsume; JP Publisher: VAP)
  • Tetris Plus (US/JP Publisher: Jaleco; EU Publisher: Nintendo)

Game Boy Advance[edit]

  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Wrath of the Darkhul King (US/EU Publisher: THQ)
  • Family Tennis Advance (JP Publisher: Namco)
  • Fire Emblem: Seima no Kouseki / Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones (some graphics) (JP/US/EU/AU Publisher: Nintendo)
  • Hachiemon (JP Publisher: Namco)
  • Keitai Denjuu Telefang 2: Power Limited (JP Publisher: Smilesoft)
  • Keitai Denjuu Telefang 2: Speed Limited (JP Publisher: Smilesoft)
  • Hoshi no Kirby: Sanjou! Dorocche-dan / Kirby: Squeak Squad / Kirby: Mouse Attack / Byeol ui Kieby: Dauphin Ildang ui Seupgyeok (some graphics) (JP/US/AU/EU/KR Publisher: Nintendo)
  • Medabots: Metabee / Medarot 2 Core: Kabuto (EU Publisher: Ubisoft; US/JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Medabots: Rokusho / Medarot 2 Core: Kuwagata (EU/US/JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Medabots AX: Metabee Ver. / Medarot G: Kabuto Version (US/JP/EU Publisher: Natsume)
  • Medabots AX: Rokusho Ver. / Medarot G: Kuwagata Version (US/JP/EU Publisher: Natsume)
  • Medarot Navi: Kabuto (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot Navi: Kuwagata (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Battle Assault (US Publisher: Bandai)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Monsters, Inc. (US/EU Publisher: THQ; JP Publisher: Tomy)
  • Power Rangers S.P.D. (US/EU Publisher: THQ)
  • Power Rangers: Dino Thunder (US/EU Publisher: THQ)
  • Power Rangers: Ninja Storm (US/EU Publisher: THQ)
  • Power Rangers: Wild Force (US Publisher: THQ)
  • Rockman Zero 4 / Mega Man Zero 4 (some graphics) (JP/AU/EU/US Publisher: Capcom)
  • Samurai Deeper Kyo (JP Publisher: Marvelous Entertainment; US Publisher: Bold Games)
  • WWE Road to WrestleMania (EU/US Publisher: THQ)
  • WWE Road to WrestleMania X8 (US/EU Publisher: THQ)
  • WWE Survivor Series (US/EU Publisher: THQ)

Game Boy Color[edit]

  • Action Man: Search for Base X (US/EU Publisher: THQ)
  • Bass Masters Classic (US/EU Publisher: THQ)
  • Croc 2 (US/EU Publisher: THQ)
  • Golf de Oha Suta / Hole in One Golf (JP Publisher: Epoch; US Publisher: Natsume)
  • Jaguar Mishin Sashi Senyou Soft: Kirby Family (unreleased) (Jaguar) [5]
  • Jaguar Mishin Sashi Senyou Soft: Mario Family (JP Publisher: Jaguar)
  • 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: Kabuto Version (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot 2: Kuwagata Version (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot 2 Parts Collection (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot 3: Kabuto Version (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot 3: Kuwagata Version (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot 3 Parts Collection: Z Kara no Chousenjou (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot 4: Kabuto Version (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot 4: Kuwagata Version (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot 5: Susutake Mura no Tenkousei: Kabuto (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Medarot 5: Susutake Mura no Tenkousei: Kuwagata (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
  • Pocket Color Block / Dragon Dance (JP Publisher: Bottom Up; US/EU Publisher: Crave Entertainment)
  • Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue (US/EU Publisher: THQ)
  • Power Rangers: Time Force (US/EU Publisher: THQ)
  • Raku x Raku: Mishin (JP Publisher: Jaguar)
  • Real Pro Yakyuu!: Central League Version (JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Real Pro Yakyuu!: Pacific League Version (JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Sylvania Melody: Mori no Nakama to Odori Mashi! (JP Publisher: Epoch)
  • Tokoro-san no Setagaya Country Club (JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • WWF WrestleMania 2000 (US/EU Publisher: THQ)

GameCube[edit]

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

Mark III/Master System[edit]

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

MSX2[edit]

  • Mitsume ga Tooru (JP Publisher: Natsume)
  • Palamedes (JP Publisher: Hot-B)

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 Dendoh (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Gundam: Battle Assault 2 / The Battle (US/EU/JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Gundam: The Battle Master (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Gundam: The Battle Master 2 / Gundam: Battle Assault (JP/US/EU Publisher: 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; EU Publisher: JVC)

PlayStation 2[edit]

  • Battle Assault 3 featuring Gundam Seed (US Publisher: Bandai)
  • Captain Tsubasa (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • DICE: DNA Integrated Cybernetic Enterprises (US Publisher: Bandai)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Shinkon Gattai Godannar!! (JP Publisher: Bandai) [6]

PlayStation 3[edit]

  • Sakigake!! Otokojuku: Nihon yo, Kore ga Otoko Dearu! (JP/AS Publisher: Bandai Namco Games)

PlayStation Portable[edit]

  • Ailu de Puzzle (JP Publisher: Capcom)
  • Pop'n Music Portable 2 (JP Publisher: Konami) [7]
  • Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan Kansen (JP/AS Publisher: Bandai)
  • Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan Saisen (AS/JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Tiger & Bunny: On-Air Jack! (JP/AS Publisher: Bandai)
  • Toriko: Gourmet Survival! (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Toriko: Gourmet Survival! 2 (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)
  • GT 24 (JP Publisher: Jaleco)
Some Programming?: Prosoft
  • Shutokou Battle '97 (JP Publisher: Imagineer) [Osaka Natsume]
  • Tetris Plus (JP/US Publisher: Jaleco; EU Publisher: JVC)

Super Famicom/Super NES[edit]

  • Casper (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 Jirou-kun no Daibouken / Spanky's Quest (JP/US/EU Publisher: Natsume)
  • Heian Fuuunden (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Kiki KaiKai: Nazo no Kuro Manto / Pocky & Rocky (JP/US/EU Publisher: Natsume)
  • Kiki KaiKai: Tsukiyo Kayako / Pocky & Rocky 2 (JP/US Publisher: Natsume; EU Publisher: Ocean)
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (US/EU/JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Fighting Edition (US/EU Publisher: Bandai)
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (US/EU 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 Senki Gundam Wing: Endless Duel (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Wild Guns (JP/US Publisher: Natsume; EU Publisher: Titus)
  • Yuuyu no Quiz de Go! Go! (programming, graphics, sound) (JP Publisher: Taito)
Music Composition?: Zuntata
  • Zen-Nippon Pro Wres (JP Publisher: Masaya)
  • Zen-Nippon Pro Wres 2: 3-4 Budoukan (JP Publisher: Masaya)
  • Zen-Nippon Pro Wres Dash: Sekai Saikyou Tag (JP Publisher: Masaya)
  • Zen-Nippon Pro Wres: Fight da Pon! (JP Publisher: Masaya)

Wii[edit]

  • Antaga Mawashite Sukuu Puzzle: Mochimochi Q / Moki Moki [WiiWare] (JP/US/EU Publisher: Natsume)
  • Deca Sporta 3: Wii de Sports 10 Shumoku! / Sports Island 3 / Deca Sports 3 (JP/EU/US Publisher: Hudson)
  • Gintama: Yorozuya Chuubu Tsukkomaburu Douga (JP Publisher: Bandai)

Xbox 360[edit]

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

Links[edit]