OverviewSquare Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix Japan) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. The company is currently headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Historically, the Square Enix Co. Ltd. was the result of a corporate merge between Square Co., Ltd. (founded in 1986) and Enix Corporation (founded in September, 1975 as Eidansha Boshu Service Center) in April, 2003. The company later incorporated and renamed itself into a holding company: Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd. on October 1, 2008. This new company on the same day, established a new company using the same former name: Square Enix Co. Ltd.
Technically, Square Enix Co. Ltd. before and after October 1, 2008 are two different companies. This company overview for efficiency, may be used to reflect both companies.
Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd. (formerly Square Enix Co. Ltd.)
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TriviaOne of the likely reasons for the merger of the two companies was the fact that Square's Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within CG movie was a complete box office bomb.
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