iGi is a free incubation program for indie creators living in Japan.
The program provides development support, business support and connections to help you get your work out into the world.
Recruitment of teams for
the 3rd phase is underway!
|Recruitment period||Thursday 15th December 2022 – Sunday 19th February 2023|
|Post-recruitment process||End of February: Document review|
Early to mid-March: Interviews
End of March: Participating teams confirmed and audited
Mid-April: Announcement of participating teams
iGi Information Sessions
1st session Online only
Date and time: 20th January 2023 (Friday), 18-19:00 *No reservation required
Date and time: 10th February 2023 (Friday), 18-19:00 *No booking required for online.
Offline information sessions are no longer being accepted.
Hone your work.
Over 25 mentors to support game development.
Strong support for teams from both a development and business perspective.
Collaboration with other indie funding programs
iGi uses its network of over 80 publishers to introduce creators to national and international publishers. Creators are free to choose which publishers they want to work with.
Kanata LabA super-concentrated action entertainment for busy working adults, with game loops that can be completed in as little as 10 minutes and no game overs.
DOUKUTSU PENGUIN CLUBAn exploration-action adventure set in the cliff-hugging port of Calme, surrounded by a perilous sea of clouds.
モノリリスMultiplayer cooperative action-stealth game combining tag and hide-and-seek.
ShirokurohitsujiYou are a mere mortal and your only weapon to cross over to the gods is a lie. A Japanese-style point-and-click adventure with a multi-branched storyline.
DON YASA CREWFind an ingenious way out of the one-hit death loop and run through it as fast as you can. Hardcore high-speed action.
Rustil: Eternal Labyrinth Castle*【Special quota】
Shinden Games（Kobe Institute of Computing）An exhilarating roguelike action in which players conquer a labyrinth castle by making full use of techniques, magic and items.
RexLaboReach the goal by making full use of craft and items. Survival action game set in Antarctica hundreds of years in the future.
SUPER STARMINE“MAGIC CHAOS” is an online multiplayer bullet hell shooting party game for up to 4 players.
Neotro Inc.A girl fights monsters in her dreams. …… A nightmarish twin-stick shooter aimed at a wide range of users.
Ninja or Die
nao gamesJump to move. Click to control this exhilarating roguelike action game.
RetroGradeGamesTeam up with your past self and conquer the retrograde world. A brand new escape puzzle game where you work with your past self.
We are looking for companies that not only support the purpose of the incubation program, but also provide marketing and mentoring support for participating teams.