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Wedge Holdings: Concluding License Agreement for Game System of "HAIKYU!! VOLLEYBALL CARD GAME!!" in Regard to Its Sale in South East Asia

2018-01-22 18:57
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TOKYO--()--Wedge Holdings CO., LTD. (JASDAQ: 2388) (HQ: Chuo-ku, Tokyo Japan, CEO: Tatsuya Konoshita) are pleased to announce that today we secured a license agreement with TOMY Company, Ltd. , a leading toymaker in Japan to acquire the right to use game system of “HAIKYU!! VOLLEYBALL CARD GAME!!” (*1) in regard to its manufacture and sale in Asian countries (*2).
By the middle of year 2018, Showa Brain Navi Vietnam Co., Ltd., one of our related company will start the distribution of the product in Vietnam and after that will expand into other Asian countries.

We have hosted many TCG experience events in South East Asian countries such as Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia. And we are fully convinced that users in South East Asian countries are strongly hoping to have TCG in their own languages. So we will continue our business activities to play a big role in connecting contents holders and users and warm up the entertainment contents industry with our corporate mission of “Fill up the time in the world with Waku-Doki (excitements)”.

*1
“HAIKYU!! VOLLEYBALL CARD GAME!!” is a trading card game based on the popular comic “HAIKYU!!” which is currently running on “WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP” from SHUEISHA Inc. We have been deeply involved in system development, illustration, and product development on this TCG product.
*2
The following 6 countries and 2 regions
Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Macao, Mongolia, Myanmar, Taiwan, Philippines

(C)H. Furudate / Shueisha, “HAIKYU!!” Project, MBS
(C)TOMY

 

Contacts

Wedge Holdings Co., Ltd.
Yasuhiro Kotake, +81-3-6225-2207
IR Representative     

 

Right: Mr. Kenichi Sado, TOMY Company, Ltd., Senior General Manager, Head of Games Business Division, Toy Business Headquarter / Middle: Ms. Miharu Tsuchiya, Managing Director, Showa Brain Navi Vietnam Co., Ltd. / Left: Mr. Tatsuya Konoshita, CEO and Representative Managing Director, Wedge Holdings Co., Ltd. (Photo: Business Wire)

Right: Mr. Kenichi Sado, TOMY Company, Ltd., Senior General Manager, Head of Games Business Division, Toy Business Headquarter / Middle: Ms. Miharu Tsuchiya, Managing Director, Showa Brain Navi Vietnam Co., Ltd. / Left: Mr. Tatsuya Konoshita, CEO and Representative Managing Director, Wedge Holdings Co., Ltd. (Photo: Business Wire)

Left: Mr. Kenichi Sado, TOMY Company, Ltd., Senior General Manager, Head of Games Business Division, Toy Business Headquarter / Right: Mr. Tatsuya Konoshita, CEO and Representative Managing Director, Wedge Holdings Co., Ltd. (Photo: Business Wire)

Left: Mr. Kenichi Sado, TOMY Company, Ltd., Senior General Manager, Head of Games Business Division, Toy Business Headquarter / Right: Mr. Tatsuya Konoshita, CEO and Representative Managing Director, Wedge Holdings Co., Ltd. (Photo: Business Wire)

A shot from Instruction event of

A shot from Instruction event of "HAIKYU!! VOLLEYBALL CARD GAME!!" at Book Fair 2017 in Hanoi Vietnam in September 2017 (Photo: Business Wire)

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HV-01 "HAIKYU!! VOLLEYBALL CARD GAME!!" Extension pack First Edition Volleyball club at Karasuno High School (Photo: Business Wire)

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HVD-01 "HAIKYU!! VOLLEYBALL CARD GAME!!" Starter Kit Ver. Karasuno (Photo: Business Wire)