Bandai America, Inc.

Moby ID: 1133

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From Bandai's web site:

"Bandai has been active in the U.S. since the mid-1970s, when it became one of the initial licensees for Nintendo -- manufacturing many of the first-generation, hand-held electronic games.

Today, Bandai America is the master toy licensee for a range of action figure lines, including Power Rangers Lost Galaxy, Xyber 9, Digimon and Big Guy and Rusty. Each of these dynamic properties represents a top-rated children's television series from Saban Entertainment, airing on the Fox Kids Network. Bandai also produces Dinozaurs transforming action figures, the Yomega Extreme dX miniature skateboards and Funky Music Mixers.

Bandai America Incorporated is a subsidiary of Bandai Co., Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan, the third largest toy company in the world, comprising 53 subsidiaries in 18 countries. In addition to toys and children's entertainment, Bandai Co.'s global interests include video game software, multimedia, music and full-length feature films, vending machines, trading cards, candies, and licensed apparel.

Bandai's U.S. subsidiaries also include Bandai Entertainment Inc., which focuses on character merchandising and Japanese anime distribution. All U.S. operations are headquartered in a large, ultra-modern facility in Cypress, Calif."

Credited on 89 Games from 1978 to 2022

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Vital Hero (Boutmon) (2022 on Dedicated handheld)
Vital Hero (MetalGreymon) (2022 on Dedicated handheld)
Vital Hero (WereGarurumon) (2022 on Dedicated handheld)
Tamagotchi On: Fairy (2019 on Dedicated handheld)
Tamagotchi On: Magic (2019 on Dedicated handheld)
Tamagotchi PC Pack (2007 on Windows)
Dark Castle (2006 on J2ME, BREW)
DICE: DNA Integrated Cybernetic Enterprises (2005 on PlayStation 2)
Double Dragon EX (2005 on J2ME)
One Piece: Grand Battle (2005 on PlayStation 2, GameCube)
Battle Assault 3 featuring Gundam Seed (2004 on PlayStation 2)
SD Gundam Force: Showdown! (2004 on PlayStation 2)
Tamagotchi Connection (2004 on Dedicated handheld)
Digimon Rumble Arena 2 (2004 on PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube)
Galactic Wrestling featuring Ultimate Muscle (2004 on PlayStation 2)
InuYasha: The Secret of the Cursed Mask (2004 on PlayStation 2)
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2004 on PlayStation 2)
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Battle Assault (2004 on Game Boy Advance)
Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space (2003 on PlayStation 2)
Ribbit King (2003 on PlayStation 2, GameCube)

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History +

October 1978

Company is founded.

Trivia +

Canceled NES game

Sometime around 1989/1990 Bandai America was set to publish a game titled Wild Boys, which was going to be a beat-em'-up type game. It unfortunately was never released.

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