The Growlanser franchise is a series of Japanese RPGs that are a mix between real-time and turn-based strategy games. The series was created by Career Soft, who had previously developed the Langrisser franchise, and published by Atlus. Similar to Langrisser, the artwork and character designs for the Growlanser series were handled by famed illustrator and animator, Satoshi Urushihara.
The Growlanser franchise consists of six mainline titles and several ports, compilations and spin-offs. Outside of Japan, several of the Grownlaser titles have been localized starting with Growlanser II & III which were released by Working Designs in 2004 as a collection named Growlanser Generations followed by Atlus USA's releases of Growlanser: Heritage of War in 2007 as well as Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time in 2012.