KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION
"We are shocked and saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Mr. Kazuki Takahashi.We are deeply grateful for the wonderful ""Yu-Gi-Oh!"" universe that he has created, and our thoughts are with his friends and family at this difficult time.Together with his countless fans, we pledge to carry on the “Yu-Gi-Oh!” legacy with all the love and care it deserves."
Konami Cross Media NY builds and implements strategic marketing plans and brand extension programs that maximize equity and ensure 360-degree touchpoints for complete fan engagement.
Brand Development:Strategic Brand Extension360-degree Marketing Plans Comprehensive Licensing Programs Creative and Design ServicesRetail Development
Konami Cross Media NY is a full service production company. Utilizing state-of-the-art production facilities, it produces and localizes animated television series, commercials, movies, motion comics, video games, music, and promotional materials.Konami Cross Media NY’s production studio includes 4K video editing suites, 5.1 audio suites, and advanced graphics workstations, integrated through Nexis for efficient workflow.
Production Competencies:WritingCharacter designStoryboardingVideo editing and reformattingAudio recording, sound design, and mixingMusic composing and editing3D graphics and compositingMastering
Forging strategic partnerships with international broadcasters, over-the-top providers, and home video distributors, Konami Cross Media NY implements creative approaches to deliver worldwide reach and content dissemination.
Backed by the corporate strength of The Konami Group, Konami Cross Media NY focuses on entertainment and content creation, targeting international consumption and delivering omni-channel exposure.
A beloved strategic maze-based game with iconic characters with a 35-year history of gameplay. Over 70 different Bomberman games have been created for various gaming platforms with library sales estimated at more than 10 million games. The newest version of the game, Super Bomberman R, launched exclusively on Nintendo Switch in 2017, and is now widely available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Bomberman’s multiplayer mode maximizes interaction with friends and family with exclusive characters available on different platforms, including Konami cross-over characters.
Contra debuted in arcades in 1987 with its straightforward and widely recognized “Run and Gun” action gameplay. This legacy brand has over 31 years of fan engagement with a library of 14 titles across multiple platforms. Contra’s move from arcade to console gaming expanded its following, with its trailblazing multiplayer cooperative action that popularized the iconic Konami Code. The Contra library has sold an estimated 3.5 million games and is a classic NES game title.
Frogger launched in arcades in 1981 and was an overnight sensation. It has since become an embedded gaming title in pop culture, featured and mentioned in numerous TV shows and movies that celebrate the 80s. The Frogger game enjoys instant brand recognition and strong overall brand awareness thanks to its simple game play with broad audience appeal. Over 14 million Frogger games have sold since 1997.
Since the launch of the first Yu-Gi-Oh! manga in 1996 to its anime series debut in 2000, Yu-Gi-Oh! has become a phenomenon, capturing the hearts of millions. The franchise boasts six animated TV series and three theatrical movie releases. The anime series has been broadcast in over 65 countries worldwide and is available on various digital and streaming platforms. It boasts the world’s best-selling trading card game with over 25 billion units sold and holds the record for the world’s best attended trading card game tournament. In addition to the trading card game, there is a hit mobile app, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links, with over 90 million downloads worldwide and popular consumer products that allow fans to enjoy and engage the brand on screen as well as off.
Konami Cross Media NY seeks to synergize across business segments to build fan engagement, strengthen brand awareness, and grow revenue and audience.