Nihon Soft Hanbai

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Nihon Soft Hanbai (日本ソフト販売株式会社) was a publisher and developer of PC Engine games and accessories (specifically the Battle Pad and Battle Tap) based in Suginami-ku, Tokyo, and established in May 1980. [1] [2] Eiko Iida (飯田英子) was the president. [3] It was previously called Big Club (株式会社ビッグ・クラブ). [4] Before getting into the software business, Big Club operated a chain of Famicom repair shops. [5] [6] The company declared bankruptcy on April 19, 1990. [7]

Research Methods: Actual mentions, shared staff

PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

  • Armed F (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video)
Originally supposed to be published by Big Club. [8] Later supposed to be published by Nihon Soft Hanbai. [9] [10] Retail release has "Big Don" in the copyright notice.
  • Blade Land (unreleased) (Nihon Soft Hanbai) [11]
Originally supposed to be published by Big Club [12]
  • Bouken Danshaku Don: The Lost Sunheart (JP Publisher: I'Max)
Takane Ohkubo said in an interview that he worked on this game at Big Club. [13] He left Big Club to join Live Planning; this most likely would have been in 1989, which would mean the game was developed long before it was released (1992). The name Manjyudo appears on the retail release, which was another company run by Eiko Iida. [14]
  • Jinmu Denshou (JP Publisher: Big Club)
Planning, Some Music: Wolf Team; Some Music: Goblin Sound
  • Rock-On (JP Publisher: Big Club)