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[[Category:Companies based in Hyogo Prefecture]]

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Magical logo
Home Data logo

Magical Company Ltd. (魔法株式会社) was originally established in Kobe, Japan, in 1983. It was formally incorporated on May 29, 1985, as Home Data Corp. (株式会社ホームデータ). Home Data was renamed Magical in 1993, the company's tenth anniversary. [1]

Kiyoyuki Masuda left in 2000 to start Kamui (originally Mugen).

Research Methods: Actual mentions, online resources, shared staff


  • Akishiro Daimyoujin [electromechanical] (Home Data)
  • Battlecry (Home Data)
  • Hermetica (unreleased)
This was an alchemy-themed puzzle game that failed at location test, but was licensed to BPS and became the basis for Yoshi's Cookie
  • Mahjong Clinic (Home Data)
  • Mahjong Hourouki Gaiden (Home Data)
  • Mahjong Hourouki Okite (Home Data)
  • Mahjong Hourouki Part I: Seishun-hen (Home Data)
  • Mahjong Kinjirareta Asobi (Home Data)
  • Mahjong Kyojin Kouju (Home Data)
  • Mahjong Lemon Angel (Home Data)
  • Mahjong Rokumeikan (Home Data)
  • Mahjong Vitamin C (Home Data)
  • Mahjong-yougo no Kisotairyoku (Home Data)
  • Miracle Derby: Ascot (Home Data)
  • Reikai Doushi (Home Data)
  • Sky Destroyer (Taito)


  • Cosmic Epsilon (JP Publisher: Asmik)
  • Famicom Igo Nyuumon (JP Publisher: I'Max)
  • Famicom Shougi: Ryuuousen (JP Publisher: I'Max)
  • Hayauchi Super Igo (JP Publisher: Namco)
  • Sky Destroyer (JP Publisher: Taito)
  • Sqoon (JP/US Publisher: Irem)
  • Tetrastar: The Fighter (JP Publisher: Taito)
  • Tetsuwan Atom (JP Publisher: Konami)
  • World Super Tennis / Top Players' Tennis, Chris Evert & Ivan Lendl in / Four Players' Tennis (JP/US Publisher: Asmik, EU Publisher: Nintendo)


  • Marble Madness (JP Publisher: Home Data)

Game Boy

  • Shougi Saikyou (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Tsume Go Series 1: Fujisawa Hideyuki Meiyo Kisei (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Tsume Shougi: Kanki Godan (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Uno: Small World (JP Publisher: Tomy)

Game Boy Color

  • Koushien Pocket (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Qui Qui (JP Publisher: Magical)

Mega Drive/Genesis

  • Dragon's Eye Plus: Shanghai III (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Shougi no Hoshi (JP Publisher: Home Data)


  • Shijō Saikyō Miyamoto Julia (JP Publisher: G-MODE)

PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

  • Shougi Shodan Icchokusen (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Shougi Shoshinsha Muyou (JP Publisher: Home Data)

PC Engine CD/TurboGrafx CD

  • Mahjong Clinic Special (JP Publisher: Naxat)
  • Mahjong Lemon Angel (JP Publisher: Naxat)
  • Survival Runner (unreleased)


  • Mahjong Clinic: Zoukangou (JP Publisher: Home Data)


  • 2069 AD (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Alaskan Malamute G.C. (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Igo Seiten (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Mahjong Clinic: Zoukangou (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Mahjong Yuuenchi (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Marble Madness (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Shogi Seiten (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Shogi Seiten II (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Shogi Shodan Icchokusen: Saikyou-ban (JP Publisher: Home Data)


  • '98 Koushien (JP Publisher: Magical)
Environment Graphics: Thinking Rabbit; CG Movies: DML (Digital Media Lab?), PD
  • '99 Koushien (JP Publisher: Magical)
?: PD
  • Hanabi Fantast (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Killer Bass / Monster Bass! (JP Publisher: Magical; US Publisher: XS Games)
Sound: T's Music; Sound Effects: Cube
  • Koushien V (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Omiai Commando: Bakappuru ni Tukkomi o (JP Publisher: Enix)
  • Ooedo Huusui Ingaritsu Hanabi 2 (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Pet Pet Pet (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Shougi Saikyou 2 (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Shougi Saikyou: Pro ni Manabu (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Soreike Flyfishing (JP Publisher: Victor)

PlayStation 2

  • 2003 Kaimaku: Ganbare Kyuukaiou: Iwayuru Pro Yakyuu Desu Ne (JP Publisher: Atlus)
  • Bomberman Battles / Bomberman Hardball (JP Publisher: Hudson; EU Publisher: Ubisoft)
  • European Tennis Pro (EU Publisher: Phoenix)
  • Hanabi Shokunin Ninarou 2 (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Koushien: Konpeki no Sora (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Magical Sports 2000 Koushien (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Magical Sports 2001 Koushien / League Series Baseball 2 (JP Publisher: Magical; EU Publisher: Midas)
  • Magical Sports 2001 Pro Yakyuu (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Magical Sports Go Go Golf / Go Go Golf (JP Publisher: Magical; EU Publisher: Midas)
Some Graphics: Econet; ?: Giraffe Soft
  • Magical Sports Hard Hitter / Centre Court: Hard Hitter (JP Publisher: Magical; EU Publisher: Midas)
  • Magical Sports Hard Hitter 2 / Hard Hitter 2 / Hard Hitter Tennis (JP Publisher: Magical; EU Publisher: Midas; US Publisher: Atlus)


  • Gekitotsu Koushien (JP Publisher: Magical)

Super Famicom/Super NES

  • Harapeko Bakka / Hungry Dinosaurs (JP Publisher: Magical; EU Publisher: Sunsoft)
  • Itou Hatasu Mu-Dan no Shougi Dojo (JP Publisher: ASK Kodansha)
  • Koushien 3 (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Koushien 4 (JP Publisher: Magical)
Some Programming: Dragnet?
  • Mahjong Sengoku Monogatari (sound?) (JP Publisher: Yojigen)
Some Programming: Khaos?
  • Multi Play Volleyball (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video)
  • Nice de Shot (JP Publisher: ASK Kodansha)
  • Pachi-Slot Kenkyuu (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Shougi Saikyou (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Shougi Saikyou II: Jissen Taikyoku Hen (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Super Keiba (JP Publisher: I'Max)
  • Super Kyousouba: Kaze no Silpheed (JP Publisher: King Records)
  • Super Igo Go-ou (JP Publisher: Naxat)
  • Super Shougi 2 (JP Publisher: I'Max)
  • Super Uno (JP Publisher: Tomy)
  • Zenkoku Koukou Soccer Senshuken '96 (JP Publisher: Magical)
Some Programming: Dragnet, System Prisma


  • 2069 AD (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Garou Densetsu: Shukumei no Tatakai (JP Publisher: Magical)
  • Garou Densetsu 2: Arata-naru Tatakai (JP Publisher: Magical)
Some Programming: System Prisma
  • Garou Densetsu Special (JP Publisher: Magical)
Some Programming: System Prisma
  • Mahjong Clinic: Zoukangou (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Mahjong Yuuenchi (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Marble Madness (JP Publisher: Home Data)
  • Shougi Seiten (JP Publisher: Home Data)