FuRyu

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FuRyu Corporation
Native name
フリュー株式会社
Furyū Kabushiki gaisha
Kabushiki gaisha
IndustryVideo game industry
FoundedApril 1, 2007; 11 years ago (2007-04-01)
Headquarters,
Japan
ProductsPrint seal machines
Arcade prizes
Console games
Mobile games
Multimedia content
Number of employees
380 (2016)
Websitewww.furyu.jp

FuRyu Corporation (フリュー株式会社) is a Japanese entertainment company based in Shibuya, Tokyo. Their businesses include publishing and development of video games, mobile games, photo-booths, figures and multimedia content.

History[edit]

In April 1997, Omron launched a new business in the entertainment industry titled "Columbus Project" at their New Business Development Center. The first product is a portrait seal printing machine titled "Ni-Terangelo". (a combination of "Ni", meaning "similar to" in Japanese, and Michelangelo) The company continue expanding into the print seal field in the following years.

In December 2001, the company entered the mobile content business by starting a media service titled "Poketsu".

In January 2002, the company entered the arcade prizes industry. In April of the same year, the business is officially established and named Omron Entertainment Division. The company is then split off in July 2007, with Omron holding 100% ownership.

In 2006, the company is renamed to FuRyu Corporation. The company also entered the mobile advertising business.

In April 2007, the company implemented a management buyout and succeeded all businesses and all employees to FuRyu Corporation.

In November 2008, FuRyu announced that they are entering the console game development and publishing business. Their first releases are Last Bullet, Chou Meisaku Suiri Adventure DS: Raymond Chandler and Sekai Fushigi Hakken! DS: Densetsu no Hitoshi-kun Ningyou o Sagase! releasing on the Nintendo DS in April, May and August 2009 respectively.

In April 2012, FuRyu acquired all shares of Weave, which specializes in animation planning. FuRyu also entering the print seal machine specialty store management business and opened a store in Niigata.

FuRyu entered full-scale animation production business in 2013 following their involvement in the production of the movie "Dogsha" released on June 1, 2013.[1]

In 2015, FuRyu changed the company logo also while also introducing the company slogan "Precious days, always". In December of the same year, the company is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.[2][3][4]

Games published by FuRyu[edit]

Nintendo 3DS[edit]

Title Original release date Developer(s) JP NA EU AUS
The Alliance Alive June 22, 2017 Cattle Call, Grezzo, FuRyu Yes Yes Yes Yes
Unchained Blades July 14, 2011 FuRyu Yes Yes No No
Unchained Blades Exiv November 29, 2012 FuRyu Yes No No No
Exstetra November 7, 2013 FuRyu Yes No No No
Kamiwaza Wanda: Kirakira Ichibangai Kikiippatsu October 27, 2016 FuRyu Yes No No No
Jewelpet: Magical Rhythm Yay! November 10, 2011 FuRyu Yes No No No
Jewelpet: Magical Dance in Style☆Deco! November 8, 2012 FuRyu Yes No No No
Jewelpet: Cooking at the Magical Cafe! November 14, 2013 FuRyu Yes No No No
Food Wars: The Dish of Friendship and Bonds December 17, 2015 FuRyu Yes No No No
The Prince of Tennis: Go to the Top March 5, 2015 FuRyu Yes No No No
Terra Formars: Akaki Hoshi no Gekitou April 2, 2015 FuRyu Yes No No No
Doraemon: Nobita to Kiseki no Shima March 1, 2012 FuRyu Yes No No No
Doraemon: Nobita no Himitsu Dougu Hakubutsukan March 7, 2013 FuRyu Yes No No No
Doraemon: Shin Nobita no Daimakyou March 6, 2014 FuRyu Yes No No No
Doraemon: Nobita no Space Heroes March 5, 2015 FuRyu Yes No No No
Doraemon: Shin Nobita no Nihontanjou March 3, 2016 FuRyu Yes No No No
Doraemon: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachikochi Daibouken March 2, 2017 FuRyu Yes No No No
Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima March 1, 2018 FuRyu Yes No No No
Cardfight!! Vanguard: Ride to Victory!! April 11, 2013 FuRyu Yes No No No
Cardfight!! Vanguard: Rock on Victory!! June 5, 2014 FuRyu Yes No No No
Cardfight!! Vanguard G: Stride to Victory!! January 14, 2016 FuRyu Yes No No No
Hamatora: Look at Smoking World July 17, 2014 FuRyu Yes No No No
Beyblade Burst November 10, 2016 FuRyu Yes No No No
Beyblade Burst God November 23, 2017 FuRyu Yes No No No
Rilu Rilu Fairilu: Kirakira☆Hajimete no Fairilu Magic ♪ November 10, 2016 FuRyu Yes No No No
The Legend of Legacy January 22, 2015 Cattle Call, Grezzo, FuRyu Yes Yes Yes Yes
World End Economica: Episode 1 July 27, 2016 Spicy Tails Yes No No No
World End Economica: Episode 2 September 28, 2016 Spicy Tails Yes No No No
World End Economica: Episode 3 November 30, 2016 Spicy Tails Yes No No No
The House in Fata Morgana July 27, 2016 Novectacle Yes No No No
Higanbana no Saku Yoru ni July 27, 2016 07th Expansion Yes No No No
Noesis: Uso o Tsuita Kioku no Monogatari November 30, 2016 Classic Chocolat, SpiritWorks Yes No No No
Himouto! Umaru-chan Dara to Puzzle March 15, 2017 FuRyu Yes No No No

Nintendo DS[edit]

Title Original release date Developer(s) JP NA EU AUS
Last Bullet April 23, 2009[5] FuRyu Yes No No No
Chou Meisaku Suiri Adventure DS: Raymond Chandler (Farewell, My Lovely) May 28, 2009[6] FuRyu Yes No No No
Sekai Fushigi Hakken! DS: Densetsu no Hitoshi-kun Ningyou o Sagase! August 6, 2009[7] FuRyu Yes No No No
Datenshi no Amai Yuuwaku×Sensual Phrase February 8, 2010[8] FuRyu Yes No No No

Nintendo Switch[edit]

Title Original release date Developer(s) JP NA EU AUS
Work x Work September 27, 2018[9] Netchubiyori Yes No No No
Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero October 25, 2018[10] FuRyu Yes No No No
Pikachin-Kit: Game de Pirameki Daisakusen November 8, 2018[11] FuRyu Yes No No No
Doraemon: Nobita no Getsumen Tansaki February 28, 2019[12] FuRyu Yes No No No
The Caligula Effect: Overdose March 14, 2019[13] Aquria Yes Yes Yes Yes

PlayStation 3[edit]

Title Original release date Developer(s) JP NA EU AUS
Lost Dimension August 7, 2014 Lancarse Yes Yes Yes Yes

PlayStation 4[edit]

Title Original release date Developer(s) JP NA EU AUS
The Caligula Effect: Overdose May 17, 2018 Aquria Yes No No No
Crystar October 18, 2018 Gemdrops Yes Yes No No
Work x Work February 28, 2018 Netchubiyori Yes No No No

PlayStation Portable[edit]

Title Original release date Developer(s) JP NA EU AUS
Tsukumonogatari January 27, 2011 Killaware Yes No No No
Bunmei Kaika Aoiza Ibunroku August 18, 2011 HuneX Yes No No No
Bunmei Kaika Aoiza Ibunroku Saien May 17, 2012 HuneX Yes No No No
Hatsukare☆Renai Debut Sengen! April 4, 2013 Vridge Inc. Yes No No No
Unchained Blades July 14, 2011 FuRyu Yes Yes No No
Unchained Blades Exiv November 29, 2012 FuRyu Yes No No No

PlayStation Vita[edit]

Title Original release date Developer(s) JP NA EU AUS
Exstetra November 7, 2013 FuRyu Yes No No No
To Love-Ru: Darkness Battle Ecstasy May 22, 2014 FuRyu Yes No No No
To Love-Ru: Darkness True Princess November 11, 2015 FuRyu Yes No No No
Himouto! Umaru-chan Himouto Ikusei Keikaku December 13, 2015 FuRyu Yes No No No
Yuki Yuna is a Hero: Jukai no Kioku February 26, 2015 FuRyu Yes No No No
Lost Dimension August 7, 2014 Lancarse Yes Yes Yes Yes
The Caligula Effect June 23, 2016 Aquria Yes Yes Yes Yes

Android and iOS[edit]

Title Original release date Developer(s) JP NA EU AUS
Pastel Memories October 12, 2017 FuRyu Yes No No No

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "コーポレートブランドシンボル変更のお知らせ || フリュー株式会社". www.furyu.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  3. ^ "フリュー株式会社 新規上場承認に関するお知らせ || フリュー株式会社". www.furyu.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  4. ^ "フリュー株式会社 東京証券取引所市場第一部上場のお知らせ || フリュー株式会社". www.furyu.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  5. ^ "ラストバレット|ファミ通.comブックマーク". www.famitsu.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  6. ^ 電撃オンライン. "チャンドラーの名作『さらば愛しき女よ』がDSでよみがえる!". 電撃オンライン (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  7. ^ Inc., Aetas. "「世界ふしぎ発見!DS 伝説のヒトシ君人形を探せ!」が8月6日に発売". www.4gamer.net (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  8. ^ "『堕天使の甘い誘惑×快感フレーズ』のショップ別特典が判明 - ファミ通.com". www.famitsu.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  9. ^ "FuRyu announces retro-style RPG Work x Work for Switch". Gematsu. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  10. ^ Life, Nintendo (2018-05-15). "Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero Will Spin Its Way Onto Nintendo Switch This October". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  11. ^ "Pikachin-Kit: Game de Pirameki Daisakusen announced for Switch - Gematsu". Gematsu. 2018-07-19. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  12. ^ "Doraemon: Nobita's Chronicle of the Moon Exploration game announced for Switch - Gematsu". Gematsu. 2018-11-12. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  13. ^ "The Caligula Effect: Overdose for Switch launches March 14, 2019 in Japan". Gematsu. 2018-12-11. Retrieved 2019-01-23.