Magical Company Ltd.

Moby ID: 8566

  • Home Data Corp. (from 1984 to 1993)

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The company was established in Kobe, Japan, in 1983, and incorporated on May 29, 1985 as Home Data. They initially focused on developing mahjong and fighting games for the arcades. They also developed various shōgi games and most installments in the baseball series Kōshien. In 1993, on their tenth anniversary, their name was changed to Magical Company.

Credited on 44 Games from 1985 to 2008

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Shijō Saikyō Miyamoto Julia (2008 on DoJa, J2ME, BREW...)
Bomberman Hardball (2004 on PlayStation 2)
European Tennis Pro (2003 on PlayStation 2)
Hard Hitter Tennis (2002 on PlayStation 2)
Heroes of the Three Kingdoms 3 (2002 on Windows)
Homerun (2001 on PlayStation 2)
Centre Court: Hardhitter (2001 on PlayStation 2)
League Series Baseball 2 (2001 on PlayStation 2)
Go Go Golf (2000 on PlayStation 2)
Ōedo Fūsui Ingaritsu: Hanabi 2 (2000 on PlayStation 3, PlayStation, PS Vita...)
Monster Bass! (2000 on PlayStation, PSP, PlayStation 3...)
Pet Pet Pet (1999 on PSP, PlayStation 3, PlayStation...)
'99 Kōshien (1999 on PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PS Vita...)
Hanabi Fantast (1998 on PSP, PS Vita, PlayStation...)
'98 Kōshien (1998 on PlayStation)
Kōshien V (1997 on PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, PSP...)
Go! Go! Birdie Chance (1996 on TurboGrafx CD)
Kōshien 4 (1995 on SNES)
Hungry Dinosaurs (1994 on SNES)
Kōshien 3 (1994 on SNES)

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History +


Company name is changed to Magical Company Ltd. on the tenth anniversary of Home Data's establishment.


Company begins production and sales of their own arcade titles under the Home Data brand.


Design and development of Famicom software begins; client publishers include Taito, Namco, Konami, and ASCII.


Company is established in Kobe to design and develop console, computer, and arcade game software.

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