Square Enix Leads Android Market with Original JRPG Titles

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10 Jul 2024

Japanese role-playing games have a unique flavor that is influenced by the culture of The Land of the Rising Sun. From spiky-haired amnesiac heroes to screen-filling bosses, JRPGs have distinct characteristics that set them apart from other genres.

Square Enix, known for its exceptional JRPGs, continues to dominate the Android market with a slew of original titles. However, other developers like Capcom and Nintendo have also made significant contributions to the genre.

Top 25 JRPGs on Android

Below is a curated list of 25 of the best JRPGs currently available on Android. Whether you’re a fan of turn-based battle systems or chibi graphics, there’s something for everyone on this list. If your favorite game didn’t make the cut, feel free to share it in the comments section.

  1. Final Fantasy VII
  2. Chrono Trigger
  3. Dragon Quest XI
  4. Persona 5 Strikers
  5. Tales of Crestoria
  6. Fire Emblem Heroes
  7. Octopath Traveler
  8. Bravely Default II
  9. Monster Hunter Stories
  10. Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2
  11. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana
  12. Disgaea 1 Complete
  13. The World Ends With You
  14. Langrisser Mobile
  15. Star Ocean: Anamnesis
  16. Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth
  17. Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology
  18. Lost Sphear
  19. Chaos Rings III
  20. Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
  21. Dragon Quest V
  22. Golden Sun
  23. Kingdom Hearts Union χ Dark Road
  24. Xenoblade Chronicles 2
  25. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles

The diversity in gameplay mechanics and storytelling in these titles showcases the richness of the JRPG genre. From the timeless appeal of classics like Final Fantasy VII and Chrono Trigger, to modern masterpieces such as Persona 5 Strikers and Octopath Traveler, these games offer immersive experiences that captivate both new players and long-time fans.

Square Enix remains a powerhouse in the industry, but it's heartening to see other developers like Capcom and Nintendo making their mark with titles like Monster Hunter Stories and Fire Emblem Heroes. The competition only serves to elevate the quality and variety of games available to Android users.

If you’re looking to dive into the world of JRPGs on your Android device, this list is an excellent starting point. Each game brings its own unique flavor and charm, ensuring that there’s something for every type of player. Enjoy exploring these fantastical worlds and engaging in epic battles!

Update: 10 Jul 2024