About Colopl

History

Milestone

2003

2003.May President & CEO Naruatsu Baba launched "Colony Life" by himself.

2008

2008.Jan. Established COLOPL, Inc.
  • Opened office in Iriya. President & CEO Baba and initial server.

    Opened office in Iriya. President & CEO Baba and initial server.

2009

2009.June Launched "Coloca" as real-virtualization service.
2009.Aug. Launched the COLOPL bus tour.
2009.Nov. Partnered with JR Kyushu and launched sales of joint collaboration tickets connected to games.
  • Coloca that can be received at Coloca-affiliated retail stores which carry

    Coloca that can be received at Coloca-affiliated retail stores which carry "fine Japanese goods"

  •  COLOPL bus tour. At Saga Prefecture Arita Town

    COLOPL bus tour. At Saga Prefecture Arita Town "Shingama Seika" Coloca-affiliated retail store

2010

2010.Feb. Partnered with travel operators and launched "Colo-tabi."
2010.Apr. Partnered with Tokyo Metro and launched sales of joint collaboration tickets connected to games.
2010.June Assembled all of the Coloca-affiliated retail stores at one time and held the 1st Coloca Day.
2010.July Partnered with a total of more than 20 companies, including rail companies, ferry operators, and airlines and launched sales of joint collaboration tickets connected to games.
2010.Oct. Primary demand creation value in the Real-Virtual Collaboration Business surpassed ¥100 million per month.
2010.Nov. Formed business tie-up with KDDI centered on "au one Colopl+" (current name: "au Colopl").
Began "COLOPL+" (current name: "COLOPL"), the world's first location-based game platform.
  • Partnered with more than 20 transport companies to launched sales of joint collaboration tickets, while also launching the

    Partnered with more than 20 transport companies to launched sales of joint collaboration tickets, while also launching the "Ride Coloca" which can be obtained together with the tickets.

  • The logo when the location-based game platform was launched.

    The logo when the location-based game platform was launched.

2011

  Corporate History Products History
2011.Mar. Established the COLOPL Outing Research Lab, a research center that researches and analyzes people's movements.
  • 2011.Sep.

    COLOPL's first native application, "Sparkle Drop! "

    Sparkle Drop!

2011.May Held "COLOPL Exhibition 2011," the first exhibition in the mobile content industry, and recorded approximately ¥70 million in sales and 40,000 visitors.
2011.July Changed the name and logo of location-based service platform "COLOPL+," and mobile location-based game "Colony Life☆Plus," to "COLOPL" and "Colony Life," respectively.
Obtained basic patent for location-based games.
COLOPL's first ever event-type partnership "COLOPL Beach 2011 in Yuigahama," a partnership with 15 beach clubhouses.
2011.Aug. COLOPL's first ever collaboration with sports "Pro Baseball! COLOPL Series."
2011.Sep. Began development of apps for smart phones.
  • The logo of

    The logo of "COLOPL Outing Research Lab," the President's bear.

  • "COLOPL Exhibition 2011," the mobile phone content industry's first exhibition.

  • COLOPL's first event-type partnership

    COLOPL's first event-type partnership "COLOPL Beach 2011 in Yuigahama."

2012

  Corporate History Products History
2012.May Held "COLOPL Exhibition 2012," recorded approximately \80 million in sales from more than 60,000 visitors.
  • 2012.Jan.

    『Treasure Detective』

    Treasure Detective

  • 2012.Apr.

    『Pro Baseball Pride』

    Pro Baseball Pride

  • 2012.July

    『DINO DOMINION』

    DINO DOMINION

  • 2012.Dec.

    『Disney Magician Chronicles』

    Disney Magician Chronicles

Obtained Information Security Management System (ISMS) certification.
2012.Sep. Held exhibit at "Tokyo Game Show 2012."
2012.Dec. Shared listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers.
  • First exhibit at

    First exhibit at "Tokyo Game Show 2012."

  • Shares listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers.

    Shares listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers.

2013

  Corporate History Products History
2013.Mar. Turned Social Game Info Inc. into a subsidiary.
  • 2013.Mar.

    『Quiz RPG: The World of Mystic Wiz』

    Quiz RPG: The World of Mystic Wiz

  • 2013.Sept.

    『The Blue Sky of Sanguozhi』

    The Blue Sky of Sanguozhi

2013.July Established Overclock Inc. as a subsidiary.
Assumed business from Pankaku with the aim of bolstering smart phone applications development.
Began demonstration testing of tourism dynamics analysis report using location-based big data with KDDI Corporation.
2013.Oct. Began providing tourism dynamics analysis report using location-based information big data with KDDI Corporation.
Held "COLOPL Exhibition 2013."
Began broadcasting "Asobirabo," the first mini program by COLOPL.
Coloca-affiliated retail stores reach 200 stores.
  • "COLOPL Exhibition 2013" held; the 3rd event.

  • Commemorative Coloca to celebrate reaching 200 Coloca-affiliated retail stores.

    Commemorative Coloca to celebrate reaching 200 Coloca-affiliated retail stores.

2014

  Corporate History Products History
2014.Apr. Shares moved to the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
  • 2014.Feb.

    『SLINGSHOT BRAVES』

    SLINGSHOT BRAVES

  • 2014.Mar.

    『Meow Meow Star Acres』

    Meow Meow Star Acres

  • 2014.Jul.

    『White Cat Project』

    White Cat Project

2014.May Began demonstration testing of individual store commercial area analysis using location-based big data with "Zoff," operated by Intermestic Inc.
2014.June Began marketing research business, leading off with the launch of "Smart Answer," a marketing research app for smart phones.
2014.Aug. Began distributing "Kuma's Festival Marksman!," COLOPL's first application for Oculus Rift.
2014.Sep. Began providing commercial area analysis report using location-based big data with KDDI Corporation.
2014.Oct. Began broadcasting "Machikatsu ABC," a mini program by COLOPL.
2014.Dec. Turned Indigo Game Studios, Inc. into a subsidiary.
  • Shares moved to the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.

    Shares moved to the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.

  • Began offering application for head-mounted display for virtual reality. A bear that wears Oculus Rift.

    Began offering application for head-mounted display for virtual reality. A bear that wears Oculus Rift.

2015

  Corporate History Products History
2015.Jan. Became a top partner of Japan Professional Football League (J-League).
  • 2015.Mar.

    『Tokyo Casino Project』

    Tokyo Casino Project

  • 2015.Apr.

    『Rumble City』『Battle Girl High School』

    Rumble CityBattle Girl High School

Opened COLOPL's first collaborative Cat Festival Cafe on a limited time only basis.
2015.Feb. Established colopl next, Inc. as a wholly-owned subsidiary engaged in the investment business.
2015.Jun. Turned RealStyle Co., Ltd. into a subsidiary.
2015.Sep. Turned Pyramid, Inc. into a subsidiary.
2015.Nov. Established 360Channel, Inc. as a wholly-owned subsidiary engaged in the 360°Video business.
  • Became a J-League top partner.

    Became a J-League top partner.

  • The menu and interior view of Cat Festival Cafe, COLOPL's first collaborative café.

    The menu and interior view of Cat Festival Cafe, COLOPL's first collaborative café.

  • The menu and interior view of Cat Festival Cafe, COLOPL's first collaborative café.

2016

  Corporate History Products History
2016.Jun. Established COLOPL VR Fund.
  • 2016.Apr.

    『J.LEAGUE PUNICON SOCCER』

    J.LEAGUE PUNICON SOCCER

  • 2016.Jun

    『Dragon Project』

    Dragon Project

  • 2016.Jul.

    『White Cat Tennis』

    White Cat Tennis

2016.May. Turned Eighting Co., Ltd. into a subsidiary.
  • Established COLOPL VR Fund.

    Established COLOPL VR Fund.

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