COLOPL

History of the Company

2003
May.
President and Representative Director Naruatsu Baba started
"Colony Life" individually.
image:Colony Life
2008
Oct.
Established COLOPL, Inc.
2009
Jun.
Commenced "COLOCA" as a real collaboration service.
2010
Nov.
Entered into a business alliance with KDDI CORPORATION centered on au one COLOPL+ (currently au COLOPL).
Launched COLOPL+ (now COLOPL), the world's first location-based game platform.
Launch of "Carry Story" distribution.
image:Carry Story
2011
Mar.
Established COLOPL Outing Research Lab, a research center for investigating and analyzing the movement of people.
May.
Held COLOPL Bussan Exhibition 2011, the first product exhibition in the mobile content industry.
Jul.
Obtained basic patents for location-based game.
Sep.
Launched "Kuma the Bear" a gaming brand for smartphones.
Launch of "Sparkle Drop!" distribution.
image:Sparkle Drop
2012
Jan.
Launch of "Treasure Detective CARRIE" distribution
image:Treasure Detective CARRIE
Apr.
Launch of "Pro Baseball PRIDE" distribution.
image:Pro Baseball PRIDE
Jul.
Launch of "DINO DOMINION" distribution.
image:DINO DOMINION
Dec.
Listed on the Mothers market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Launch of "Disney Magician Chronicles" distribution.
image:Disney Magician Chronicles
2013
Mar.
Made Social Game Info Inc. a subsidiary.
Launch of "Quiz RPG: The World of Mystic Wiz" distribution.
image:Quiz RPG: The World of Mystic Wiz
Jul.
Established Overclock Inc. as a subsidiary.
Acquired business from Pankaku Co., Ltd. to strengthen development of smartphone apps.
Sep.
Launch of "The Blue Sky of Sanguozhi" distribution.
image:The Blue Sky of Sanguozhi
Oct.
Started demonstration tests of tourism dynamics using location-based big data in collaboration with KDDI CORPORATION.
Commenced broadcasting "Asobi Labo," the first mini-program sponsored by COLOPL a single company.
2014
Feb.
Launch of "SLINGSHOT BRAVES" distribution.
image:SLINGSHOT BRAVES
Mar.
Launch of "Meow Meow Star Acres" distribution.
image:Meow Meow Star Acres
Apr.
Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Jun.
Launched marketing research business starting with the launch of "Smart Answer", a marketing research app for smartphones.
Jul.
Launch of "Shironeko Project" distribution.
image:Shironeko Project
Aug.
COLOPL's first Oculus Rift app "Kuma's Festival Marksman!" Started distribution of VR.
image:Kuma's Festival Marksman!
Oct.
Commenced broadcasting "Machikatsu ABC," a mini-program sponsored by COLOPL a single company.
Dec.
Made Indigo Game Studios, Inc. as a subsidiary.
2015
Jan.
Became Top Partner of Japan Pro Soccer League (J-League).
(January 2015 to December 2016)
Feb.
Established Colopl Next, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary that operates an investment business.
Mar.
Established the No.1 Fund specializing in supporting student entrepreneurs.
Launch of "Tokyo Casino Project" distribution
image:Tokyo Casino Project
Apr.
Launch of "Rumble City" distribution.
Launch of "BATTLE GIRL HIGH SCHOOL" distribution.
image:Rumble City image:BATTLE GIRL HIGH SCHOOL
image:BATTLE GIRL HIGH SCHOOL image:Rumble City
Jun.
Made RealStyle Co., Ltd. a subsidiary.
Sep.
Made Pyramid, Inc. a subsidiary.
Nov.
Established 360Channel, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary that operates a 360-degree video-related business.
2016
Jan.
Established COLOPL VR Fund, the second fund specializing in supporting VR companies in Japan and overseas.
Apr.
Launch of "J.LEAGUE PUNICON SOCCER" distribution.
image:J.LEAGUE PUNICON SOCCER
May.
Made EIGHTING Co., Ltd. a subsidiary.
Jul.
Launch of "DRAGON PROJECT" distribution.
image:DRAGON PROJECT
Jan.
Launch of "Shironeko Tennis" distribution.
image:Shironeko Tennis
2017
Jan.
Establishment of No. 3 Fund to Support Entrepreneurs under the Age of 30.
Established No. 4 Fund "Colopl VR Fund 2" specializing in supporting VR companies in Japan and overseas.
Feb.
Launched distribution of "COLOPL VR GARAGE", a VR app.
image:COLOPL VR GARAGE
Apr.
Established No. 5 Fund, centered on IT-related funds.
Launched distribution of "TITAN SLAYER", a VR app.
image:TITAN SLAYER
May.
Launch of "Pro Baseball VS" distribution.
image:Pro Baseball VS
Jul.
Launched broadcast of TV anime "BATTLE GIRL HIGH SCHOOL".
Oct.
Established No. 6 Fund, centered on IT.
Commenced broadcasting "next Creators," a mini-program sponsored by COLOPL.
Launch of "Disney TSUMTSUM LAND" distribution.
image:Disney TSUMTSUM LAND
2018
Jan.
Launch of "Alice Gear Aegis" distribution.
Launched distribution of "Nyoro", a VR app.
image:Alice Gear Aegis image:Nyoro
May.
Hired first para athlete.
Jul.
Held the first orchestra concert, "The World of Mystic Wiz Live Concert 2018".
Aug
Launch of "DREAM!ing" distribution.
image:DREAM!ing
Oct.
Held COLOPL fest 2018, the 10th anniversary of the company's founding.
Launch of "BAKURETSUMONSTER" distribution.
image:BAKURETSUMONSTER
Nov.
Established No. 7 Fund, centered on IT.
Established the Listed Stock Fund No.1 Investment Partnership to invest in listed companies.
2019
Jun.
Launch of "Project Babel" distribution.
image:Project Babel
Jul.
Held the music event "Shironeko Project" MusicLive2019.
Aug.
Held the "The World of Mystic Wiz Live Concert 2019".
Sep.
Launch of "DRAGON QUEST WALK" distribution.
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image:DRAGON QUEST WALK
2020
Apr.
Made MAGES.inc a subsidiary.
Launched broadcast of TV anime "Shironeko Project ZERO CHRONICLE".
2021
Apr.
Launch of "YOU GENERATION" distribution.
image:YOU GENERATION

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