JRPG Randomizer 100

A random list of JRPGs from the JRPG Index
ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
3DSDragon Sinker (DL only)Exe-CreateAnother 8-bit Kemco jam, this one tries to do interesting things with forming squads of party members but is otherwise cookie-cutter
3DSMoco Moco FriendsRacjinA saccharine-sweet creature-collecting/raising game with a bunch of magical girls raising and evolving plushies
3DSMonster Hunter StoriesCapcom/MarvelousA far more traditional turn-based RPG than other entries, with strong monster collecting and raising elements
3DSPokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal (VC)Game FreakSee GBC
3DSUnlucky Mage (DL only)Exe-CreateKemco game with a bit of humor to it, particularly when it comes to spell names and snappy writing; gameplay is otherwise as cookie-cutter as always
3DSWitch & Hero III (DL only)Flyhigh WorksThe witch goes back to being stationary, but now you control a second little hero to endlessly ram enemies with
DreamcastSeventh Cross EvolutionAtypical Alchemists AssociateSpore before Spore - gain evolution points and make your creature!
DSAway: Shuffle DungeonArtoon/MistwalkerUnique spin on the mystery dungeon rogue-like format: each of the two screens is randomized and will shuffle after a time
DSBleach: The 3rd PhantomTom CreateAn SRPG with relationship-building elements, spinoff story written by Tite Kubo himself
DSCastlevania: Portrait of RuinKonamiMetroidvania with highly varied level design and two switchable playable protagonists - CHARLOTTEJONATHANCHARLOTTE
DSDragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry SkiesLevel-5Intended to be a multiplayer JRPG, all party members are customizable
DSDragon Quest Monsters: JokerToseMore Dragon Quest-themed monster collection and synthesis! Also features a DQ VIII- like skill system
DSNaruto: Path of the NinjaToseFollows the manga/anime through the Chunin Exams arc, with some touch controls integrated
DSPokemon HeartGold/SoulSilverGame FreakRemakes of the Gen 2 Pokemon games, with the storyline from Crystal attached, can also make use of the Pokewalker accessory
DSSands of DestructionImageepochTiming/combo based combat system that the enemies have no trouble abusing you with
DSSolatorobo: Red the HunterCyberConnect2Spiritual sequel to Tail Concerto (PSX), with steampunk robot combat and tons of anthropomorphic creatures
DSSummon Night: Twin AgeFlight-PlanTouch control-only ARPG with 2 AI party members and the ability to summon monsters
FCGrand MasterSoft MachineFeatures multiple branching paths, ARPG gameplay, and anime cutscenes between stages
FCMetal MaxCrea-Tech/Data EastMad Max: the JRPG! Featuring vehicle combat!
GB+GBCLegend of the River King 2Victor Interactive SoftwareActually River King 4 - more fishies = more funsies
GB+GBCMario GolfCamelotConquer the golf circuit and level up your attributes as or against Mario
GB+GBCQuest: Brian's JourneyAtelier DoubleA demake of the N64 game… if you considered Quest 64 a game to begin with. Taking actions builds stats
GB+GBCThe Final Fantasy LegendSquareActually the first game in the SaGa series, has many different playable races and monsters
GBABreath of FireCapcomIt's Ryu, but on a tinier screen!
GBAHarvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral TownMarvelousFemale protagonist version of Friends of Mineral town with a few added QoL changes
GBASword of ManaBrownie BrownIncorporates elements from later games and 2 story paths
JP 3DSDragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3DSquare EnixA remake of Dragon Warrior Monsters, with more monsters to train/breed, a larger party size, and a 3D world to explore
JP PS2Namco x CapcomMonolith SoftPredecessor to Project X Zone, SRPG with combo-based gameplay
JP PS2Shadow Tower: AbyssFromSoftwareAnother first-person FromSoft jam and sequel to Shadow Tower, this one features soul harvesting and independent NPC schedules
JP PSP.hack//LINKCyberConnect2ARPG, last game chronologically in the series, lots of characters from past series media, often regarded as the worst game
Mega DriveVixen 357NCSMechy SRPG with permadeath, an official localization was planned in 2019 but abandoned
N64Quest 64ImagineerFinal Fantasy II-like leveling system, a very baby JRPG
NESTombs and TreasureFalcom1st-person dungeon crawl with some point-and-click elements
PS2.hack//G.U. Vol. 2//ReminisceCyberConnect2The ARPG/false MMO series continues, with a bit of shmup involved
PS2Ar tonelico: Melody of ElemiaGustTurn-based battles, platforming dungeons, some VN elements- protect the singers!
PS2Grandia IIIGame ArtsSame time and distance-based combat as the first two, disproportionate story pacing but solid nonetheless
PS2Inuyasha: The Secret of the Cursed MaskKamuiBased on the anime, laughable graphics, minor dating sim elements - only play if you're a shojo-loving masochist
PS2Magic Pengel: The Quest for ColorGarakuta Studio/TaitoThink Pokemon, but if you as the player drew them instead to bring them to life
PS2Radiata StoriesTri-AceARPG with a majorly branching storyline, tons of recruitable characters (all with their own schedules), and lots to kick!
PS2Shin Megami Tensei: NocturneAtlusAKA Shin Megami Tensei 3 - has all the expected demon recruitment, does not feature a Law/Chaos branching system
PS2Ys: The Ark of NapishtimFalcomTechnically Ys VI; Adol can jump now, so that's cool
PS2Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Duelists of the RosesKCEJSomething something loose adaptation of War of the Roses in a children's card game with grids to place monsters (that can rank up) on
PS3Battle Hunter (PSone Classics)SuccessSee PSX
PS3Dragon's Dogma: Dark ArisenCapcomSpoiler alert: All roads lead to Gran Soren! Enhanced/remastered version of the original with additional content
PS3Dungeon Explorer (DL only)AtlusSee TG16
PS3Enchanted ArmsFromSoftwareMediocre, sci-fi-themed, turn-based, adds Sixaxis controls to enhance attacks in this version
PS3Lost DimensionLancarseRPG/visual novel hybrid with lots of party betrayal, replayability, and a tactical style of combat
PS3Mugen SoulsCompile Heart/GCRESTOpen-field turn-based RPG where being moe is important to getting stronger… somehow
PS3Mystic Heroes (PS2 Classics)KoeiSee PS2
PS3Record of Agarest War 2Compile Heart/Idea FactoryChange in gameplay to be more combo-based rather than tactical, loveless marriages are possible (but not recommended)
PS3Saiyuki: Journey West (PSone Classics)KoeiSee PSX
PS4Gravity Rush RemasteredSIE Japan/BluepointIncludes all DLC as well as increases the framerate/appearance from the Vita version
PS4Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story (DL only)AcquireBasically samurai Diablo, with more roguelike elements like levels resetting each time the main dungeon is entered; 3 different factions to juggle and contend with
PS4Metal Max XenoKadokawa/Cattle Call/24FrameOne of only two Metal Max games to be localized; has a similar post-apocalyptic premise and lots of exploring the wastes in linear fashion with tanks
PS4Nier: AutomataPlatinumGamesExtremely atmospheric ARPG, distant sequel to the first Nier, incredible music
PS4Nights of AzureGustAn ARPG with sapphic undertones that leans into fanservice territory; dark in tone with a focus on collecting demon blood to level yourself and the familiars you collect
PS4Persona 5AtlusSee PS3
PS4Super Neptunia RPGArtisan Studios/Compile Heart/Idea FactoryTake the Neptunia crew and put them in a Valkyrie Profile-like game and this is the result
PS4The Last Remnant Remastered (DL only)Square EnixAdds a ton of QoL improvements originally from the PC version (removal of leader limits, a turbo mode for battles, etc) as well as spiffing up the visuals
PS4The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2Nippon IchiPlays a lot like the first, albeit with a new cast of whimsical characters
PSPFinal Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPGurumin: A Monstrous AdventureFalcomA cutesy ARPG, fun hats confer stat upgrades and can be leveled in and of themselves
PSPHexyz ForceStingTurn-based battle system, multiple protagonists/storylines, items and equipment cannot be bought; rather, they must be created using points earned in combat
PSPLegend of Mana (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSXDragon ValorNamcoRemake and sequel to Dragon Buster (FC), arcade-like 2.5D ARPG
PSXFinal Fantasy IXSquareTakes the series back to its fantasy roots, lots of callbacks to older entries
PSXFinal Fantasy VIISquareTook the FF series into 3D and made a huge mark on the genre as a whole
PSXKing's FieldFromSoftware1st-person dungeon crawler, FromSoftware's second game (this is actually King's Field II)
PSXThe Legend of DragoonSony Computer Entertainment JapanTiming-based combat, some funny voice acting, neat concept
SFCDark Law: Meaning of DeathSakata SASSuper duper hard! Also featuring rudimentary 3D!
SFCKyuuyaku Megami TenseiAtlus/Opera HouseEnhanced remake of Megami Tensei 1 and 2
SFCWonder Project J: Kikai no Shounen PinoAlmanicRaise your robo-boy to follow commands, improve his stats, and rescue his creator (Think Pac-Man 2)
SNESLufia II: Rise of the SinistralsNeverlandPrequel to and much more Zelda-like than the first
SNESPaladin's QuestCopya SystemUtopian-themed turn-based game where casting magic costs HP instead of MP
SNESSuper Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven StarsSquareFun little turn-based game with a cute artstyle and rhythmic button pressing to maximize damage
SNESThe 7th SagaProduce7 different playable characters, way harder in the US than Japan
SwitchAtelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
SwitchBonds of the SkiesHit-PointSee 3DS
SwitchDisgaea 4 Complete +Nippon IchiSee PS4
SwitchGreedroid (DL only)Yuto AoyamaA voxel-based roguelike where the environment can be manipulated to make dungeon delving easier
SwitchLabyrinth of Refrain: Coven of DuskNippon IchiSee PS4
SwitchRevenant Dogma (DL only)Exe-CreateSee Vita
VitaAedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos (DL only)Idea FactorySee PSP
VitaAsdivine Dios (DL only)Exe-CreateRelated to Asdivine Hearts, but abandons the gem-based character customization in favor of weapon fusion; the main character is the world's creator deity
VitaFinal Fantasy IX (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaFinal Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaFinal Fantasy VIII (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaHyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters GenerationCompile Heart/Idea Factory/FelistellaReworks script, removes some characters and adds others, now uses 2D images in dialogue scenes, borrows elements from later entries to improve QoL
VitaParasite Eve (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaPenny-Punching PrincessNippon IchiPixel-styled beat-em-up with an emphasis on collecting money from defeated enemies to bribe them, unlock new areas, and upgrade stats
VitaRevenant DogmaExe-CreateIt's Kemco again, with a game you've likely played before (and better); characters can transform mid-combat so that's a thing
VitaWhat Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord!? 2 (DL only)AcquireSee PSP
Wii UMedabots: Metabee/Rokusho (VC)NatsumeSee GBA
Wii UPokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia (VC)Creatures Inc.See DS
Xbox OneAsdivine Cross (DL only)Exe-CreateSee 3DS
Xbox OneCode VeinBandai NamcoSee PS4
Xbox OneDark Souls IIIFromSoftwareMore ways to die and keep dying; combat is overall more fluid than previous games, an MP-like system is introduced
Xbox OneDragon Lapis (DL only)Exe-CreateSee 3DS
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy VII (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
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