Studio Alex

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Studio Alex (有限会社スタジオアレックス) was a small company established circa 1990 by writer and game designer Kazunari Tomi (富一成), who had previously worked at Xtalsoft and Nihon Falcom.

Following a protracted legal battle with Game Arts regarding rights to the Lunar franchise and the production of Mahou Gakuen Lunar!, the company was bankrupted in 2003 after the case was decided in favor of Game Arts. Since then, Tomi is reportedly working at animation studio Gainax as a producer.

Game Gear

  • Lunar: Sanpo Suru Gakuen (direction, some programming, scenario) (JP Publisher: Game Arts)
Developer: Ehrgeiz; Some Graphics: Ikusabune, Ancient; Sound: Twofive

Mega CD/Sega CD

  • Lunar: The Silver Star (direction, main programming?) (JP Publisher: Game Arts; US Publisher: Working Designs)
Developer: Game Arts; Graphics: Ancient, Ikusabune; Sound: Cube
  • Lunar: Eternal Blue (supervision) (JP Publisher: Game Arts; US Publisher: Working Designs)
Developer: Game Arts; Music: Twofive; Visual Direction: Ikusabune; Some Graphics: Vanguard, Japan Art Media, Bits Laboratory

PC Engine CD/TurboGrafx-CD

  • Götzendiener (direction, main programming) (JP Publisher: NEC Home Electronics)
Developer: Gainax; Some Graphics: Winds, Ancient; Sound: Twofive


  • Cellophanes (some programming) (JP Publisher: Ninelives)
  • Chippoke Ralph no Daibouken: The Adventure of Little Ralph (some field graphics) (JP Publisher: New)
Some Character Graphics: Cepia
  • Princess Maker: Go! Go! Princess (some programming) (JP Publisher: Ninelives)
Some Programming: Free Design


  • Rema the Truth (programming) (JP Publisher: KSS)
Developer: Ehrgeiz [1]