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CyberAgent Invests In Startup Kayac [Investments]

CyberAgent, online fashion store operator Start Today and venture capital firm Globis Capital Partners have invested 350 million yen in Kayac, a web startup based out of Kamakura, Japan. According to reports in Japanese media, the stakes will add up to around 10% of the entire company. Kayac was founded in 1998, has 130 people…

Release Calendar For Listed Japanese Mobile Game Companies (As Of May 17)

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 May 3)

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 April 19)

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 April 13)

Many updates this week, i.e. an overview of the four games that Yahoo Japan subsidiary GameBank announced. 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…

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…

Mobile Game Company gumi Goes Public At Tokyo Stock Exchange

Major Tokyo-based mobile game maker gumi (official website) went public on the Tokyo Stock Exchange today, under ticker 3903. As a quick run down of the company’s history, gumi was established in 2007, just about when the mobile game industry in Japan started taking off. After providing games for feature phones on platforms like Mixi (2121) or Mobage from DeNA (2432),…