Character Soft

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Character Soft
Logo
Character Soft logo.png
Japanese name
キャラクターソフト
Founded
1990
Defunct
1994
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Character Soft Co., Ltd. (キャラクターソフト) was a Japanese video game publisher founded sometime in 1990 as a subsidiary of Sanrio. The publisher was specialized in releasing video games based on the Sanrio characters. Character Soft's games were primarily targeted at young children and the retail prices for their software releases being affordable compared to the competition. Character Soft would cease operations in 1994.

Splash screen

All software releases from Character Soft features a splash screen of their company logo. The player can skip this by pressing reset on the console and be booted directly to the title screen.

List of software

Family Computer

Box Artwork Title Developer Publisher Release Date Product Code
Hello Kitty no Ohanabatake FC Box Art.png
Hello Kitty no Ohanabatake Shimada Kikaku Character Soft December 11, 1992 CTS-HL
Hello Kitty World FC Box Art.jpg
Hello Kitty World Mario Co., Ltd. Character Soft March 27, 1992 CTS-HW
Kero Kero Keroppi no Daibouken FC Box Art.png
Kero Kero Keroppi no Daibouken Ape Inc., Pax Softnica Character Soft March 29, 1991 CTS-ZI
Kero Kero Keroppi no Daibouken 2 Donut Ike wa Oosawagi FC Box Art.jpg
Kero Kero Keroppi no Daibouken 2: Donut Ike wa Oosawagi! Shimada Kikaku Character Soft February 19, 1993 CTS-KK
Keroppi to Keroleen no Splash Bomb FC Box Art.jpg
Keroppi to Keroleen no Splash Bomb! Geo Factory Character Soft December 1, 1993 CTS-SY
Minna no Taabou no Nakayoshi Daisakusen FC Box Art.png
Minna no Taabou no Nakayoshi Daisakusen Bits Laboratory Character Soft November 22, 1991 CTS-9N
Sanrio Carnival FC Box Art.jpg
Sanrio Carnival Scitron & Art Character Soft November 22, 1990 CTS-ZV
Sanrio Carnival 2 FC Box Art.png
Sanrio Carnival 2 Mario Co., Ltd. Character Soft January 14, 1993 CTS-SQ
Sanrio Cup Pon Pon Volley FC Box Art.png
Sanrio Cup: Pon Pon Volley ASCII(?) Character Soft July 17, 1992 CTS-PM

Super Famicom

Box Artwork Title Developer Publisher Release Date Product Code
Kero Kero Keroppi no Bouken Nikki Nemureru Mori no Keroleen SFC Box Art.png
Kero Kero Keroppi no Bouken Nikki: Nemureru Mori no Keroleen ISCO Character Soft March 25, 1994 SHVC-NE
Sanrio World Smash Ball SFC Box Art.jpg
Sanrio World Smash Ball! Ape Inc., Tomcat System Character Soft July 16, 1993 SHVC-S7
Sanrio Shanghai SFC Box Art.jpg
Sanrio Shanghai Activision, SAS Sakata Character Soft August 31, 1994 SHVC-38