[Top 10] Best JRPGs for Android Right Now

Best JRPG for Android
Genshin Impact is taking the world by swarm on Android!

While JRPGs or “Japanese Role-Playing Games” have long been a gaming staple of household systems such as the Playstation, Xbox, and Nintendo, the genre has only recently made its way to the mobile gaming market on Android and shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon! Not sure where to start? Check out our game guide as to what’s hottest on the market in the world of Android JRPGs and start your adventure now!



(Android/ iOS, PlayStation Vita)


    They say if you like it, you should put a ring on it! CHAOS RINGS III is still one of the all-time most successful and popular JRPGs on the market due to its engaging storytelling, charming characters, and the addictive nature of collecting genes that upgrade and strengthen your characters! On a floating continent in the sky, adventurers seek out unexplored lands, legends, monsters, and riches beyond their wildest dreams as they set out on a quest to reach the azure planet of Marble Blue!


9. Final Fantasy IX 

(Android, PlayStation 4, PlayStation, iOS, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows)

Final Fantasy IX Trailer

 The Final Fantasy series has been captivating our hearts for over three decades and now through the power of Android, you can take your adventures with you anywhere you go! In a classic tale of a heroic protagonist setting out to rescue a fair princess, follow the journey of an unforgettable cast of characters as they soon realize the powers of the Crystal and utilize their strengths, weaknesses, and hearts in order to save the world.


8. Secret of Mana  

(Android, Super NES, FOMA 903i/703i, iOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita)

Secret of Many Trailer

    The original Secret of Mana was released in Japan in 1993 and was a smash hit due to the real-time battle gimmicks of the game that challenged the turn-based combat system that typically characterized the JRPG genre at the time. With sharpened graphics that invoke a sense of vivid nostalgia, Secret of Mana’s triumphant return to Android is both a blast of the past and a reminder of how far we’ve come. While the game itself may be almost 30 years old, the story stands the test of time and players can expect to spend quite a bit of time discovering the true secret of Mana and restoring peace to the world.


7. The World Ends with You: Solo Remix

(Android, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Switch, iOS)

The World Ends with You: Solo Remix Trailer

“Clear this mission...or face erasure”..... What a weird message to wake up to!? Join Neku as he navigates his way through the Reaper’s Game, a life-or-death scenario where one wrong move could end it all and where everything is on the line! Despite the game’s dark and terrifying premise, the upbeat soundtrack and funky art style make it hard to look away as you fight enemies and make your way through a multitude of challenges! Will you survive all seven days of the Reaper’s Game?


6. Fire Emblem Heros 

(Android, iOS)

Fire Emblem Heros Trailer

    Despite its age, the Fire Emblem series never fails to touch hearts, captivate audiences,  and inspire warriors as we take up the fight of their lives. Legendary heroes of the past are joined by heroes of a new journey as they work together to stop the forces of darkness from destroying the world as we know it. In over 1,300 strategic turn-based levels that roll out on an ongoing basis, strengthen your team and lead your army all from the convenience of your mobile device! 


5. Chrono Trigger 

(Android, Super NES, PlayStation, Nintendo DS, I-mode, iOS, Microsoft Windows)

Chrono Trigger Trailer

    What would you do if you controlled the hands of time? After his childhood best friend Marla gets lost in a rift of time, protagonist Crono must journey into a dystopian future as he battles for his friend and the fate of time itself! This ‘timeless’ classic has almost rhythmic gameplay that puts players in a trance and is a perfect introduction to the world of JRPGs for new players and hosts a multitude of challenges for even veteran gamers to enjoy.


4. Dragon Raja  

(Android, iOS)

Dragon Raja Trailer

    In this innovative mobile-exclusive, play as a dragon-human hybrid with mystical powers as you fight to keep the Dragon Lord at bay in his quest for world dominance. While true to the gameplay style of a classic RPG, the character customization of this game is really next level as you can customize everything from your character’s clothing to their hairstyles, even to their personality! Travel the world, defeat enemies, and unlock new clothing and accessories to become the ultimate hero! Can you defeat the Dragon Lord in time?


3. Monster Hunter Stories  

(Android, Nintendo 3DS, iOS)

 Monster Hunter Stories Trailer

    The Monster Hunter series has a bit of a reputation for having stunningly realistic graphics that bring monsters of fantasy to an almost lifelike reality. However, in this fun spinoff of the main series, the monsters we all know and love (or fear!) are painted in a new light as they have been “kaiwaiied down” to become bright, cuddly, and adorable “monsties” that you can breed, train, and make fight alongside as you make your way through this lighthearted and charming adventure.


2. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride 

(Android, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, iOS)

Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride Trailer

    Would it really be a top JRPG list without at least one Dragon Quest title? The Dragon Quest series has graced our gaming devices since way back when and with nostalgic titles such as Dragon Quest V being added to mobile, it feels as if our childhood never quite left! Embody a silent protagonist in his quest to seek out the legendary hero in the iconic classic that has become infamous for selling over 1.3 million cartridges in just one day back in 1992 when it first debuted. All these years later, the magic is still here and the adventure is just as vivacious as it was all back when it all started!


1. Genshin Impact

(Android, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 5, iOS)

Genshin Impact Trailer

    To say that since its release that Genshin Impact has swept the world by storm would be the understatement of the century. In this free-to-play open word fantasy adventure, your mission takes you across deep wooded forests, babbling brooks, sprawling flatlands, and rugged mountain passes as you master the elements, defeat enemies, and add party members to your team to become the hero you were always meant to be. The game currently has over 21 million players and with regular updates, it shows no time of slowing down anytime soon which is why now is the perfect time to join and dive into your own adventure! 

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Settled deep into the reticent mountains of Northern Japan, Alex's love for storytelling perhaps was born from his core yearn for adventure.
Gamer Since: 2006
Favorite Genre: RPG
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