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Publisher: Game Arts/ESP
System(s): Sega Saturn
Sound driver: SCSP (1/1Track)
Genre: RPG

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
¥7,800 T-4507G
Sega Saturn
JP (Memorial Package)
¥4,200 T-4513G

Grandia (グランディア) is a Sega Saturn RPG released in Japan and later brought overseas on the PlayStation. It is the first entry in Game Arts's popular Grandia series of RPGs. It was followed by Grandia II.

The game was once set for release on the Sega Mega-CD. A US Saturn version was also at one point planned for the first quarter of 1998[1].

Magazine articles

Main article: Grandia/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
94 №73, p94/95
80 №471, p38
81 GamesMaster
96 №72, p70-72
90 №24
90 №4/98, p28-30[2]Media:SegaMagazin DE 53.pdf
97 №30, p66[3]Media:SSM_UK_30.pdf
90 №1997-45, p217[4]Media:SSM_JP_19971226_1997-45.pdf
95 №, p8Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[5]Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf
88 №37
Sega Saturn
Based on
10 reviews

Saturn, JP
Grandia Saturn JP Box Back.jpgGrandia Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
Grandia Saturn JP Spinecard.jpg
Grandia Saturn JP Disc.jpg
Disc 1
Grandia Saturn JP Disc2.jpg
Disc 2
Grandia SS jp manual1.pdf
Grandia SS jp manual2.pdf
Saturn, JP (Memorial Package)
GrandiaMP Saturn JP Box Back.jpgGrandiaMP Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
Grandia Saturn JP Disc Memorial.jpg
Disc 1
Grandia Saturn JP Disc2 Memorial.jpg
Disc 2


  1. File:TipsandTricks US 035.pdf, page 38
  2. File:SegaMagazin DE 53.pdf, page 28
  3. File:SSM_UK_30.pdf, page 66
  4. File:SSM_JP_19971226_1997-45.pdf, page 219
  5. File:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf, page 10

Grandia series
Sega Saturn
Grandia (1997) | Grandia Digital Museum (1998)
Sega Dreamcast
Grandia II (2000)