SNK

Foundation date: 1978
Official website:
SNK-Playmore (Japanese)
About:
Shin Nihon Kikaku (translated as "New Japan Project") Corporation was a leading manufacturer and distributor of coin-operated and home-based video games in the 1980s and 1990s.
The company's downfall started in the year 2000, when financial problems resulted in its acquisition by Pachinko manufacturer Aruze. Due to underfunding by Aruze, SNK founder Eikichi Kawasaki and a handful of executives left the company to form Playmore on August 1, 2001.
SNK filed for bankruptcy in 2001. A number of the company's employees went on to form Brezzasoft. Meanwhile, at the end of the year, Playmore won all of SNK's intellectual rights. As part of a major reestablishment in the gaming market, Playmore rehired former SNK employees and purchased Brezzasoft.
On July 7, 2003, the company was rechristened SNK Playmore.
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Anime with which this company was involved:
Art of Fighting (OAV) : Original Concept

Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle (special) : Original Concept

Fatal Fury: Legend of the Hungry Wolf (special) : Original Concept

Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture : Original Concept
, Production
Kick Off 2002 (TV) : Production

(The) King of Fighters '94 (manga) : Original Concept

(The) King of Fighters 2003 (Chinese manga) : Original Concept

(The) King of Fighters G (manga) : Original Concept

(The) King of Fighters: Another Day (ONA) : Original Concept

(The) King of Fighters: Kyo (manga) : Original Concept

Nakoruru (OAV) : Original Creator

(The) Pet Girl of Sakurasou (TV) : Cooperation

Samurai Shodown (manga) : Original Concept

Samurai Shodown: The Motion Picture (special) : Original Concept

Samurai Spirits 2: Asura-Zanmaden (OAV) : Original Concept

Voltage Fighter Gowcaizer (OAV) : Original Concept

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