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The FM-7 is a personal computer that was produced by Fujitsu in Japan from 1982 to 1985. It was based on the Zilog Z80 microprocessor and ran the CP/M operating system. The FM-7 featured a built-in keyboard and a built-in 5-inch CRT display, and it was sold in various configurations with different amounts of memory and storage. It also had a built-in text editor and basic programming languages. It was particularly popular in Japan and was known for its high-quality keyboard and high-resolution graphics. It was also compatible with many software and hardware products that were available for the PC-8001 and PC-8801, two other popular Japanese personal computers of the time. The FM-7 was compatible with many games that were available for the PC-8001 and PC-8801, which were also popular Japanese personal computers of the time. Some popular games for the FM-7 include: "Dragon Slayer" a action-adventure game, developed by Nihon Falcom and first released in 1984. It was one of the first action-RPGs. "Galactic Warrior" a side-scrolling shooter developed by Pony Canyon and first released in 1984. "Märchen Veil" a role-playing video game developed by Enix and first released in 1985. "The Black Onyx" a role-playing video game developed by Chunsoft and first released in 1984. "Gradius" a side-scrolling shooter developed by Konami and first released in 1985. These games were known for their high-quality graphics and gameplay, and they helped to establish the FM-7 as a popular gaming platform in Japan. Note: the FM-7 was a personal computer and it was not only for gaming, but also for productivity and programming purposes.