Company History

2021

  • 2021
    Apr

    Subsidiary acquisition of Frontwing Lab. Inc.

2020

  • 2020
    Nov

    Announced capital and business partnership with BROCCOLI Co., Ltd.

  • 2020
    Oct

    Started broadcasting TV animation “Assault Lily BOUQUET”
    Started broadcasting TV animation “D4DJ First Mix”
    Launched mobile online game “D4DJ Groovy Mix”

  • 2020
    Aug

    Subsidiary acquisition of Social Info, Inc.

  • 2020
    May

    Announced capital and business partnership with Lingua franca, Inc.

  • 2020
    Apr

    Started broadcasting TV animation “ARGONAVIS from BanG Dream!”
    Established Bushiroad Music Publishing Co., Ltd.

  • 2020
    Mar

    Released trading card game “Rebirth for you.”

  • 2020
    Feb

    Subsidiary acquisition of Theater Company HIKOSEN Co., Ltd. and Sopratico Co., Ltd.
    Changed the corporate name, Hibiki Co., Ltd. to Bushiroad Move Co., Ltd., and absorbed the advertising agency business from Bushiroad Media Co., Ltd.
    Released Mobile App Game “Lost Decade”

  • 2020
    Jan

    Presented the stage play “Assault Lily League of Garden”
    Started broadcasting TV animation “BanG Dream! 3rd Season”

2019

  • 2019
    Dec

    Released Mobile App Game “Vanguard ZERO.”
    Held “CharaExpo USA 2019” in California, USA.
    Announced capital and business partnership with Kinema Citrus Co., Ltd.
    Announced capital and business partnership with Sanzigen Inc

  • 2019
    Nov

    EstablishedNew Japan Pro-Wrestling of America, Inc.

  • 2019
    Oct

    Changed the corporate name, Kixroad Co., Ltd. to Bushiroad Fight Co., Ltd.
    Transfer and Acquisition of Female Pro Wrestling business from STARDOM Co., Ltd.

  • 2019
    Sep

    Released the “BanG Dream! FILM LIVE” movie.
    Announced capital and business partnership with Theater Company HIKOSEN Co., Ltd.
    Released Mobile App Game “Love Live! School Idol Festival ALL STARS”

  • 2019
    Jul

    Held “D4DJ 1st LIVE.”
    Listed on the Tokyo Stock Mothers on July 29th,2019.

  • 2019
    Feb

    Held campaign “BanG Dream! Animate World Fair”

  • 2019
    Jan

    Broadcasted TV animation “BanG Dream! 2nd Season”

2018

  • 2018
    Dec

    Held event “Bushiroad DJ LIVE vol.1”

  • 2018
    Nov

    Held event in California “CharaExpo USA 2018”

  • 2018
    Oct

    Launched mobile online game “Revue Starlight -Re LIVE-”

  • 2018
    Jul

    Broadcasted TV animation “Revue Starlight”
    Held ARGONAVIS from BanG Dream! live performance “Argonavis 0-1st LIVE -Start-”

  • 2018
    May

    Launched a renewed series of “Cardfight!! Vanguard”

2017

  • 2017
    Sep

    Staged the first performance of “Revue Starlight -The LIVE- #1”

  • 2017
    Aug

    Changed Company name of Bushiroad South East Asia Pte. Ltd. to Bushiroad International Pte. Ltd.

  • 2017
    Jul

    Held event in California “Vanguard & Buddyfight Grand Festival 2017”

  • 2017
    May

    Held event “Bushiroad 10th Anniversary Festival”
    10th Anniversary of Bushiroad Inc. establishment

  • 2017
    Mar

    Launched mobile online game “BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!”

  • 2017
    Jan

    Broadcasted TV animation “BanG Dream!”

2016

  • 2016
    Oct

    Implemented third-party allotment of shares with GREE Inc. as recipient

  • 2016
    Sep

    Established HiBiKi Inc.*1

  • 2016
    Aug

    Established Kixroad Inc.

  • 2016
    Apr

    Held BanG Dream! live performance“BanG Dream! First☆LIVE Sprin’ PARTY 2016!”

  • 2016
    Mar

    Launched trading card game “Love Live! School Idol Collection”

  • 2016
    Jan

    Launched trading card game “Luck & Logic”

2015

  • 2015
    Jun

    Held event in Singapore “CharaExpo 2015

  • 2015
    Apr

    Held BanG Dream! live performance “Spring, I started a Band!”

  • 2015
    Feb

    Established Alcard Inc. (current Bushiroad Creative Inc.)

2014

  • 2014
    Dec

    Launched New Japan Pro-Wrestling streaming service “NJPW World”

  • 2014
    Oct

    Established the Germany office, Bushiroad Europe GmbH

  • 2014
    Jul

    Launched mobile online game “~Shiro Chronicle JOKER~”

  • 2014
    Apr

    Started broadcast of TV variety show “Monthly Bushiroad TV”

  • 2014
    Jan

    Launched trading card game “Future Card Buddyfight”

2013

  • 2013
    Dec

    Broadcasted TV animation “Neppu Kairiku Bushiroad”

  • 2013
    Sep

    Launched comics and TCG information magazine “Monthly Bushiroad”

  • 2013
    Apr

    Launched mobile online game “Love Live! School idol festival”

2012

  • 2012
    Dec

    Launched mobile online game service “Bushimo”

  • 2012
    Oct

    Established HiBiKi Music Inc. (current Bushiroad Music Inc.)
    Launched hybrid trading card game “King of Pro-Wrestling”

  • 2012
    May

    Established the United States office, Bushiroad USA Inc.
    Held Milky Holmes live performance “Milky Holmes Live in Budokan”

  • 2012
    Jan

    New Japan Pro-wrestling Co., Ltd. became a subsidiary through share acquisition from YUKE’S Co., Ltd.

2011

  • 2011
    Aug

    Took over operations of trading card game “Monster Collection TCG”

  • 2011
    Feb

    Launched trading card game “CardFight!! Vanguard”

2010

  • 2010
    Dec

    Released PSP® game “Detective Opera Milky Holmes”

  • 2010
    Nov

    Established the Singapore office, Bushiroad South East Asia Pte. Ltd.
    (current Bushiroad International Pte. Ltd.)

  • 2010
    Oct

    Broadcasted TV animation “Detective Opera Milky Holmes”

  • 2010
    Jul

    Held Milky Holmes live performance “Milky Holmes First Live”

2009

  • 2009
    Oct

    Launched trading card game “Victory Spark”

  • 2009
    Jul

    Opened shop “Akihabara Bushiroad TCG Station”

  • 2009
    Jun

    Launched card supplies “Bushiroad Sleeve Collection”

  • 2009
    Mar

    Established HiBiKi Inc.*1 (current Bushiroad Media Inc.)
    Launched trading card game “ChaosTCG”

2008

  • 2008
    Jul

    Launched trading card game “Sunday VS Magazine TCG”

  • 2008
    Mar

    Launched trading card game “Weis Schwarz”

2007

  • 2007
    Sep

    Launched “Bushiroad Trading Card Selection”

  • 2007
    May

    Established in the Nakano-ku, Tokyo, as a company focusing on the trading card game business (capital of 1 million yen)

(*1) The HiBiKi Inc. established in September 2016 is a separate entity from the HiBiKi Inc. set up in March 2009 (which subsequently changed its company name to Bushiroad Media Inc. in June 2013).