Imageepoch, the developers of Luminous Arc and Criminal Girls, don’t think so. In fact, they’re taking common criticisms of the "JRPG" term and spinning them as positives.
Imageepoch bought the domain name jrpg.jp and released this video teasing new JRPG announcements.
Remember the Black Rock Shooter RPG? That’s one of the games rumored to be in development inside Imageepoch.