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'''Astroll''' (株式会社アストロール), headed by Junichi Mizutari (水足淳一), was originally established on April 28, 1977, as Unic (?) (有限会社ユニック). It became Astroll in June 1997. [http://www.astroll.co.jp/info.htm]
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'''Astroll Co., Ltd.''' (株式会社アストロール), headed by Junichi Mizutari (水足淳一), was originally established on April 28, 1977, as 有限会社ユニック (Unic? Unique?). It became Astroll in June 1997. [http://www.astroll.jp/info.htm]
  
The company profile page linked to above does not mention anything about '''Lenar''' (株式会社レナール). There is a likely possibility that it operated as a separate entity from Unic/Astroll.
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Mizutari also ran the development company [[Lenar]].
  
'''[[About:Research Methods|Research Methods]]:''' Actual mentions, online resources (see [[#Links|Links]]), shared staff
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'''[[About:Research Methods|Research Methods]]:''' Actual mentions, shared staff
  
==Lenar==
 
===Famicom/NES===
 
*''Bird Week'' (JP Publisher: Toshiba EMI)
 
*''Major League'' (JP Publisher: Irem)
 
*''Mashou / Deadly Towers'' (JP Publisher: Irem; US Publisher: Brøderbund)
 
*''Napoleon Senki'' (JP Publisher: Irem)
 
*<div style="color:red">''Tetris 2 + BomBliss'' (JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)</div>
 
:<small>Junichi Mizutari is credited with bomb sound digitization. [http://bgr44.speedgamer.net/gsl/fc/tetris2/tetris2.html] Did he do this on behalf of Lenar?</small>
 
*<div style="color:red">''Zombie Hunter'' (JP Publisher: Hi-Score Software)</div>
 
:<small>Came up in a code comparison. May have something to do with the speech. Fukashi Oomorita worked on this and Tetris 2 + BomBliss.</small>
 
 
===Game Boy===
 
*''Battle of Kingdom'' (JP Publisher: Meldac)
 
*''F1 Boy'' (JP Publisher: ASK Kodansha)
 
*''Knight Quest'' (US/JP Publisher: Taito)
 
*''Tenjin Kaisen / Mercenary Force'' (JP/US Publisher: Meldac; EU Publisher: Nintendo)
 
 
===PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16===
 
*<div style="color:red">''Klax'' (JP/US Publisher: Tengen)</div>
 
:<small>"J. Mizutari" is credited with audio. Is this Junichi Mizutari?</small>
 
*''Monster Pro Wres'' (JP Publisher: ASK Kodansha)
 
 
===Super Famicom/Super NES===
 
*''Gunman's Proof'' (JP Publisher: ASCII Entertainment)
 
*''GT Racing'' (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
 
*''Magna Braban: Henreki no Yuusha'' (JP Publisher: ASK Kodansha)
 
*''Shushoku Game'' (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
 
*''Sun Spo Fishing Keiryu Ou'' (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
 
*''Touge Densetsu Saisoku Battle'' (JP Publisher: Bullet-Proot Software)
 
 
==Astroll==
 
 
===DS===
 
===DS===
*''Akiyama Jin Kyouju Kanshuu: Zennou JinJin / MinDStorm'' (co-developed with Altair) (JP Publisher: ASK; EU/AU Publisher: 505 Games; US Publisher: Valcon Games)
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*''Akiyama Jin Kyouju Kanshuu: Zennou JinJin'' / ''MinDStorm'' / ''Master Jin Jin's IQ Challenge'' (co-developed with Altair) (JP Publisher: ASK; EU/AU Publisher: 505 Games; US Publisher: Valcon Games)
  
 
===PlayStation===
 
===PlayStation===
*''Cocktail Harmony / Cocktail no Recipe'' (JP Publisher: Astroll/D3 Publisher)
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*''Cocktail Harmony'' / ''Cocktail no Recipe'' (JP Publisher: Astroll/D3 Publisher)
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*''Itadaki Street: Gorgeous King'' (some graphics) (JP Publisher: Enix)
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:<small>Scenario, Game Design: Armor Project; Developer: [[Tomcat System]]; Some Graphics: Algo-Nicus, Goukaido; Sound: BeatManiac; Opening Movie: Shadow Entertainment</small>
 
*''Sound Novel Evolution 2: Kamaitachi no Yoru Tokubetsu-hen'' (JP Publisher: Chunsoft)
 
*''Sound Novel Evolution 2: Kamaitachi no Yoru Tokubetsu-hen'' (JP Publisher: Chunsoft)
  
 
===PlayStation 2===
 
===PlayStation 2===
*''American Arcade / Play It! Pinball'' (JP Publisher: Astroll, EU Publisher: Play It!)
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*''American Arcade'' / ''Pinball'' (JP Publisher: Astroll; EU Publisher: Play It)
*''EX Billiard / Real Pool'' (JP Publisher: Takara; US/EU Publisher: Infogrames)
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*''EX Billiard'' / ''Real Pool'' / ''International Cue Club'' (JP Publisher: Takara; US Publisher: Infogrames; EU Publisher: Midas Interactive Entertainment)
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*<div style="color:red">''Hello Kitty no PikoPiko Daisakusen'' / ''Hello Kitty: Roller Rescue'' (JP Publisher: Hamster; EU/AU Publisher: Xplosiv) [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_aO1bAYL5g]</div>
 
*<div style="color:red">''Mahou Tsukai Kurohime'' (JP Publisher: Tomy)</div>
 
*<div style="color:red">''Mahou Tsukai Kurohime'' (JP Publisher: Tomy)</div>
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*<div style="color:red">''Shinjuku no Ookami'' (JP Publisher: Spike)</div>
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===PlayStation 3===
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*''Seikan'' (unreleased)
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===WonderSwan===
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*''Tokyo Majin Gakuen: Fuju Houroku'' (programming) (JP Publisher: Asmik Ace Entertainment)
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:<small>Planning, Scenario, Some Graphics?: [[Shout! Design Works]]; Programming: Feathered?; Some Graphics?: Mcreate, Site Design?</small>
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
*[http://www.astroll.co.jp/ Official Astroll website] (Japanese)
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*[http://www.astroll.jp/ Official website] (Japanese)
*[http://review-site.net/dt/index.php/れ#.E3.83.AC.E3.83.8A.E3.83.BC.E3.83.AB.EF.BC.88LENAR.EF.BC.89 Lenar entry on Developer Table] (Japanese)
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*[http://review-site.net/dt/index.php/あ#.E3.82.A2.E3.82.B9.E3.83.88.E3.83.AD.E3.83.BC.E3.83.AB Astroll entry on Developer Table] (Japanese)
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[[Category:Companies]]
 
[[Category:Companies]]

Latest revision as of 15:43, 20 October 2017

Astroll Co., Ltd. (株式会社アストロール), headed by Junichi Mizutari (水足淳一), was originally established on April 28, 1977, as 有限会社ユニック (Unic? Unique?). It became Astroll in June 1997. [1]

Mizutari also ran the development company Lenar.

Research Methods: Actual mentions, shared staff

DS

  • Akiyama Jin Kyouju Kanshuu: Zennou JinJin / MinDStorm / Master Jin Jin's IQ Challenge (co-developed with Altair) (JP Publisher: ASK; EU/AU Publisher: 505 Games; US Publisher: Valcon Games)

PlayStation

  • Cocktail Harmony / Cocktail no Recipe (JP Publisher: Astroll/D3 Publisher)
  • Itadaki Street: Gorgeous King (some graphics) (JP Publisher: Enix)
Scenario, Game Design: Armor Project; Developer: Tomcat System; Some Graphics: Algo-Nicus, Goukaido; Sound: BeatManiac; Opening Movie: Shadow Entertainment
  • Sound Novel Evolution 2: Kamaitachi no Yoru Tokubetsu-hen (JP Publisher: Chunsoft)

PlayStation 2

  • American Arcade / Pinball (JP Publisher: Astroll; EU Publisher: Play It)
  • EX Billiard / Real Pool / International Cue Club (JP Publisher: Takara; US Publisher: Infogrames; EU Publisher: Midas Interactive Entertainment)
  • Hello Kitty no PikoPiko Daisakusen / Hello Kitty: Roller Rescue (JP Publisher: Hamster; EU/AU Publisher: Xplosiv) [2]
  • Mahou Tsukai Kurohime (JP Publisher: Tomy)
  • Shinjuku no Ookami (JP Publisher: Spike)

PlayStation 3

  • Seikan (unreleased)

WonderSwan

  • Tokyo Majin Gakuen: Fuju Houroku (programming) (JP Publisher: Asmik Ace Entertainment)
Planning, Scenario, Some Graphics?: Shout! Design Works; Programming: Feathered?; Some Graphics?: Mcreate, Site Design?

Links