Category Archives: Mobile Games In Japan

Mobile Factory: Next Mobile Game Maker In Japan Goes Public

Tokyo-based Mobile Factory announced on Friday that its application to go public at the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s Mothers section has been approved. The company will get listed on March 26 under ticker 3912. Japan has seen a number of mobile game companies going public as of late: gumi (3903) and Kayac (3904) got listed last December, Silicon Studio (3907) follows this Monday, and Aiming (3911) on March 25….

Tokyo-Based Mobile Game Maker Aiming To Go IPO Next Month

The recent string of mobile gaming companies in Japan going IPO continues. After gumi (3903) and Kamakura-based Kayac (3904) last December and Silicon Studio following this month, Toky0-based Aiming today announced it was approved by the Tokyo Stock Exchange for a new listing on its Mothers section. Aiming will get listed on March 25 under ticker 3911. (It is one of…

Release Calendar For Listed Japanese Mobile Game Companies (As Of Feb. 18)

Here is an updated calendar of major free-to-play native apps that publicly traded Japanese mobile game makers have announced for the coming months. Please note that these titles can be modified, canceled, or released at any given time. The list isn’t necessarily exhaustive, as games can get released without being announced before, for example. Details are subject to change. Please reach…

Release Calendar For Listed Japanese Mobile Game Companies (As Of Feb. 8)

Here is an updated calendar of major free-to-play native apps that publicly traded  Japanese mobile game makers have announced for the coming months. Please note that these titles can be modified, canceled, or released at any given time. The list isn’t necessarily exhaustive, as games can get released without being announced before, for example. Details are subject to change. Please reach…

Gamebank Corp.: Yahoo Japan Sets Up Gaming Company

Last September, Yahoo Japan (4689), the country’s biggest online company, caused a splash when it announced it will enter the smartphone gaming business. And today, in the wake of its FY2014 3Q financial results briefing, Yahoo Japan said the company was officially established on January 16 and is currently staffed with 31 people working in Tokyo’s…

Monster Stadium: Mixi Dates Monster Strike Follow Up For Spring

There was a good number of mobile game companies present at the so-called Tokaigi “Japan Game Party” 2015 that took place in Japan over this weekend, i. e. CyberAgent (4751),  GungHo Online Entertainment (3765), LINE, or Colopl (3668). Organized by Nico Nico, Japan’s answer to YouTube, the 2-day event was attended by thousands of people (more information in English). Here is a…

Release Calendar For Listed Japanese Mobile Game Companies (As Of Jan. 29)

Here is an updated calendar of major free-to-play native apps that publicly traded  Japanese mobile game makers have announced for the coming months. Please note that these titles can be modified, canceled, or released at any given time. The list isn’t necessarily exhaustive, as games can get released without being announced before, for example. Details are subject to change. Please reach…

Release Calendar For Listed Japanese Mobile Game Companies (As Of Jan. 22)

Here is an updated calendar of major free-to-play native apps that publicly traded  Japanese mobile game makers have announced for the coming months. Please note that these titles can be modified, canceled, or released at any given time. The list isn’t necessarily exhaustive, as games can get released without being announced before, for example. Details are subject to change. Please reach…