Santos (2)

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

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?

Neo Geo

  • Karate Ninja Shou (unreleased) (Yumekobo)
It has been confirmed that this game was already in production at Santos when Yumekobo was formed. However, it is unclear if development moved over to Yumekobo.

PC Engine CD/TurboGrafx-CD

  • DE-JA (co-developed with Marble?) (JP Publisher: NEC Interchannel)
Graphics, Some Direction: AIC Spirits; Music: Witch; Sound Effects: Studio Cliche
  • Janshin Densetsu (JP Publisher: NEC)
[Some?] Sound: Daft


  • AirGrave (JP Publisher: Santos)
Sound: Studio Cliche
  • Fuuun Gokuu Ninden (JP Publisher: Aicom)
Sound Effects: First Circle
Originally to be published by Santos as Super Ninja Goku [1]
Developed with another company? Some of the staff went on to work on The Legend of Dragoon.
  • 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