Tokyo, Japan - April 24, 2020 - KLab Inc. (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Hidekatsu Morita, hereinafter referred to as "KLab"), a leader in online mobile games, and Pierrot Co.,Ltd. (Head office: Mitaka-shi, Tokyo, President & CEO Michiyuki Honma), which is involved in the development and production of animation, have announced their strategic business alliance.
Since its establishment in 1979, Pierrot has produced a large number of animations, mainly focused around TV animations not only for Japan, but also expanding throughout the world. Furthermore, Pierrot has produced video content that has been commercialized in a wide range of areas, including the joint business with KLab for the development of mobile games such as BLEACH Brave Souls and YU☆YU☆HAKUSHO 100% Maji Battle.
Through this alliance, KLab and Pierrot will further develop their collaboration and continue to aim to create content that can be enjoyed by fans around the world by developing video content from Pierrot into mobile games including the various merchandise and events.
KLab will continue to actively promote partnerships that include cooperation and investments.
Company Name: Pierrot Co.,Ltd.
Representative: Michiyuki Honma (President & CEO)
Head Office: 2-29-13 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-0013
Established: May 1979
Development and production of animation
Licensing of animation
Company Name: KLab Inc.
Representative: Hidekatsu Morita (Representative Director, President and CEO)
Established: August 1, 2000
Capital: 4,846.91 million yen (capital as of March 2020)
Stock Exchange: Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section (TSE1:3656)
Head Office: Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6122
Business: Planning, development, and operation of mobile online games
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