Thinking Rabbit

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Thinking Rabbit Inc. (有限会社シンキングラビット) was a Takarazuka, Hyogo, Japan-based publisher and developer started by Hiroyuki Imabayashi in 1982. It is best remembered for Sokoban and various adventure games. [1]

Falcon now owns the Thinking Rabbit properties. [2]

Research Methods: Actual mentions, shared staff


  • 8 Eyes (JP Publisher: Seta; US Publisher: Taxan)
  • Fighting Road (JP Publisher: Toei Animation)
  • Kyonshiizu 2 (JP Publisher: Taito)


  • Exodus: Ultima III (JP Publisher: Star Craft)

Mega Drive/Genesis

  • Chiki Chiki Boys (JP/US/EU/AU Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tec Toy; KR Publisher: Samsung)
Programming: Dragnet?
  • Superman / Superman: The Man of Steel (US Publisher: Sunsoft; EU/AU Publisher: Virgin)
Programming: Dragnet?


  • Exodus: Ultima III (JP Publisher: Star Craft)


  • Minakata Hakudou Toujou (JP Publisher: Atlus)
Direction: Fame Imajination; (Some?) Programming: Falcon
  • Minton Keibu no Sousa File: Doukeshi Satsujin Jiken (JP Publisher: Riverhill Soft)
(Some?) Programming: Falcon; 3D Graphics: O-Two; Music: Time Base

Super Famicom/Super NES

  • Cyber Knight II: Chikyuu Teikoku no Yabou (JP Publisher: Tonkin House)
Game Design, Scenario: Group SNE; Sound Composition: Bluemoon; Sound Programming: Atelier Double
  • Illvanian no Shiro (JP Publisher: Clary)
Some Programming: Dragnet?, Giraffe Soft?; Sound Driver: Atelier Double; ?: O-Two
  • Lodoss Tou Senki (programming, graphics) (JP Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten)
Game Design: Group SNE; Some Programming: Giraffe Soft?; Face Graphics: Unit, Gonzo; Sound Composition: Bluemoon
  • Maten Densetsu: Senritsu no Ooparts (JP Publisher: Takara)
Some Production?: Office I; Some Programming: Giraffe Soft?; Sound: Bluemoon
  • Super Sokoban (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video)
Programming: Dragnet?; ?: Giraffe Soft?


  • Hydlide 3 S.V. (JP Publisher: Takeru [Brother])
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