IzanagiGames announces business partnership with BiliBili, and raises 429.8 million yen via third-party allotment, bringing total funds procured to date to 798.6 million yen
IzanagiGames, Inc. (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan, and led by CEO/Producer Shinsuke Umeda) has announced that it has raised 429.8 million yen in funds via third-party allotment involving HODE HK Limited (BiliBili Group), COLOPL NEXT No.4 Fund Investment Partnership, and Akatsuki Inc. The increase in funds brings the total funds procured to date to 798.6 million yen.
IzanagiGames specializes in producing and publishing interactive entertainment, with a focus on showcasing Japanese games to the world. With the increase of funds, the company aims to bolster human resource management as well as improve the quality of their upcoming projects, with the ultimate goal of producing a series of hit titles. In addition, by entering into this business partnership with BiliBili Group, the company intends to further bolster their worldwide publishing efforts—with a focus on the Chinese mainland and Asia more broadly—and at the same time, continue to expand development of new, original IPs.
The major shareholders of the company after this third-party allotment are Shinsuke Umeda, COLOPL NEXT No.4 Fund Investment Partnership, Makers Fund, NetEase, BiliBili Group, and Akatsuki Inc.
IzanagiGames is headquartered in Koto-ku, Tokyo. The company produces interactive entertainment experiences, with a focus on console games, and is geared towards directly accessing the global games market with titles made in collaboration with Japanese creators. By expanding the company’s range of fund procurement, IzanagiGames aims to provide opportunities for exceptional creators to make new IPs and games which are then delivered as entertainment experiences to fans across the world. 2020 saw the company release the interactive movie, Death Come True. They went on to release the new-wave action adventure game, World’s End Club on Nintendo Switch™in 2021. The company’s upcoming escape adventure and bullet hell title, Yurukill: The Calumniation Games, along with DYSCHRONIA: Chronos Alternate, which is under co-development with MyDearest, are slated for release in 2022.
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