JRPG

What does JRPG stand for?

Japanese role-playing game

JRPG stands for Japanese role-playing game. This genre of RPGs, influenced heavily by Final Fantasy (FF), includes Japanese-developed games that feature an emphasis on a linear, engrossing narrative and turn-based combat.

Other popular JRPG series include:

    Pokémon Dragon Quest Kingdom Hearts Fire Emblem

Example

Monster Hunter is my favorite JRPG series.
Really, not Pokémon?
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Updated November 1, 2022

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