Kaga Tech

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This entry is dedicated to the development teams and offices of Naxat (株式会社ナグザット; aka Naxat Soft), later renamed Kaga Tech (加賀テック株式会社), a subsidiary of Kaga Electronics that was involved in game publishing and development.

Research Methods: Actual mentions, shared staff


Much of the staff came from Flight-Plan [1] and later went to Mechanic Arms.

PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

  • 1943 Kai (JP Publisher: Naxat)
  • Coryoon (JP Publisher: Naxat)
Some Programming: Spiel?
  • PC Denjin: Punkic Cyborgs / Air Zonk (JP/US Publisher: Hudson)
Game Design, etc.: Red
  • Toshi Tensou Keikaku: Eternal City (JP Publisher: Naxat)

PC Engine CD/TurboGrafx-CD

  • Alzadick (JP Publisher: Naxat)
  • Kaze Kiri (JP Publisher: Naxat)
  • Mahjong Sword: Princess Quest Gaiden (JP Publisher: Naxat)
Programming, Some Visual Graphics: Spiel; Some Visual Graphics: Winds; Sound: Opus
  • Super Real Mahjong PII & III Custom (JP Publisher: Naxat)
Programming, PII Graphics: Spiel?
  • Super Real Mahjong PIV Custom (JP Publisher: Naxat)
Some Graphics: Winds
  • Super Real Mahjong PV Custom (JP Publisher: Naxat)
Programming, Original Graphics: Spiel?; Graphics: Winds; Music, Sound Effects; Opus
  • Wizardry I・II (JP Publisher: Naxat)
Programming, Some Graphics: Access; Sound: Cube
  • Wizardry III・IV (JP Publisher: Naxat)
Programming, Some Graphics: Access; Some Sound: Cube


  • Honkaku Pro Mahjong Tetsuman Special (planning, graphics) (JP Publisher: Naxat)
Programming, Sound Support: Chatnoir; Sound: Opus

Super NES/Super Famicom

  • Chou Makai Taisen! Dorabocchan / The Twisted Tales of Spike McFang (JP Publisher: Naxat; US Publisher: BPS)
Some Production, Character Design?: Red
  • Spriggan Powered (JP Publisher: Naxat)
Programming: Khaos
  • Super Naxat Open: Golf de Shoubu da! Dorabocchan (JP Publisher: Naxat Soft) [2]
Character Design: Red; Programming: Kuusoukagaku; Some Graphics?: KID

Naxat Tokyo R&D - 1st Div.


  • Kyuukyoku Tiger II Plus (co-developed with Takumi?) (JP Publisher: Naxat)
Sound: Sound Media

Team Nagoyan

A team in Nagoya?


  • Fighting Network Rings (JP Publisher: Naxat)


Naxat/Kaga Tech's Osaka development office. Apparently went by the name IMP (Interactive Multimedia Products) at one point, but that name only shows up on Planet Joker for the Sega Saturn. [3] Included several former members of GAPS, an Osaka-based company that previously collaborated with Naxat (N&G Project).

Kaga Tech and Kanto Automation, another Kaga Electronics subsidiary, merged in 2005. As part of the merger, Kaga Tech's "Entrust Business for Game Software Development" (as it is referred to in this press release) was expected to transfer to Digital Media Lab. This may be referring to the Osaka group because it looks some staff ended up over there [4], and Digital Media Lab is also based in Osaka.

Game Boy Advance

  • Bouken-Ou Beet: Busters Road (JP Publisher: Bandai)
  • Tales of the World: Summoner's Lineage (JP Publisher: Namco)
Some Graphics: Studio Owl?*; Sound: Yoshidayama-Workshop

Game Boy Color

  • Pocket King (JP Publisher: Namco) [5]
Some Programming: Khaos?, Dragnet; Some Graphics: Studio Owl?*; Sound: Yoshidayama-Workshop
  • Pocket Lure Boy (JP Publisher: King Records)
Programming: Khaos?; Character Design: Studio Owl?*; Sound: Yoshidayama-Workshop


  • Planet Joker (JP Publisher: Naxat)
Graphics: Studio Owl?*; Visual Graphics: Giraffe Soft; Animation: Yoyogi Animation Gakuin; Sound: Eurhythm

Super Famicom/Super NES

  • Zootto Mahjong! (JP Publisher: Nintendo)
Some Programming: Khaos?; Some Graphics: Studio Owl?*; Sound: Yoshidayama-Workshop

WonderSwan Color

  • Mr. Driller (JP Publisher: Namco)
Programming: Dragnet?; Graphics: Studio Owl?*; Sound: Yoshidayama-Workshop

*Studio Owl is credited on Planet Joker. Was this designer Daiya Yoshida's company?