Santos (2)

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Santos Ltd. (株式会社サントス) was apparently another company started and headed by Takeshi Tozu (戸津猛) after his previous company of the same name went bankrupt and/or was acquired by Sega.

Staff included those who did not go to Megasoft. Some staff later joined Yumekobo.

Research Methods: Actual mentions, interviews, shared staff

Game Gear

  • Bust-A-Move / Puzzle Bobble (US Publisher: Sega; JP Publisher: Taito)
Sound: Studio Cliche
  • Samurai Spirits / Samurai Shodown (JP/US Publisher: Takara)
  • The Simpsons: Bart vs. the World / Bart World (Master System port) (US/EU Publisher: Flying Edge; JP Publisher: Acclaim; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
?: T's Music
  • The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants (Master System port) (US/EU Publisher: Flying Edge)

Mega Drive/Genesis

  • The Flintstones (programming; under subcontract with Kyugo Trading) (US/JP Publisher: Taito; EU Publisher: Sega)
Some Planning? Some Graphics?: Helloween?

PC Engine CD/TurboGrafx-CD

  • DE-JA (programming) (JP Publisher: NEC Interchannel)
Developer: AIC Spirits; ?: Marble; Music: Witch; Sound Effects, Voice Editing: Studio Cliche
  • Janshin Densetsu (JP Publisher: NEC)
[Some?] Sound: Daft


  • AirGrave (JP Publisher: Santos)
Sound: Studio Cliche
  • The King of Fighters '95 (some programming) (JP Publisher: SNK; US Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America)
Developer: Aicom; Some Programming: Eleca; Sound: First Circle
  • Money Idol Exchanger (programming?) (JP Publisher: Athena)
Direction, Graphics: C-lab.
  • Samurai Spirits: Kenkaku Shinan Pack ("Samurai Spirits") (JP Publisher: SNK)
  • Stahlfeder: Tekkou Hikuudan (JP Publisher: Santos)
Sound: Studio Cliche
  • Tripuzz (JP Publisher: Santos)
Sound: Crescendo