GONZO Rosso Online Announces Partnership with TIS

GONZO Rosso Online Announces Partnership with TIS

Business alliance strengthens GONZO Rosso Online's
online game network systems
GDH K.K. (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Shinichiro Ishikawa, Securities Code: TSE Mothers 3755, hereafter GDH) has announced that GONZO Rosso Online K.K. (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Managing Director: Hideki Moriya, hereafter GONZO Rosso Online), a GDH group company focused on the online game business, and TIS Inc. (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Susumu Okamoto, Securities Code: TSE/OSE 1st Section 9751, hereafter TIS) have concluded a business alliance to enhance GONZO Rosso Online's online game infrastructure.

GONZO Rosso Online will receive technological support and consultation as well as capital funding from TIS, one of the leading system integration companies in Japan, to optimize its system design, development, and management. GONZO Rosso Online has so far developed and provided popular online games Knight Online and Master of Epic - The Resonance Age Universe. The strong support from TIS in technology solutions will complement GONZO Rosso Online's network infrastructure, which forms the foundation of its online game services, and further improve the reliability and security of these services. GDH will transfer 1,500 of the 19,500 GONZO Rosso Online shares to TIS. TIS, as a result, will acquire 6.3 % of GONZO Rosso Online's outstanding shares.

GDH has entered the online game business through GONZO Rosso Online. In addition to improving the quality of GONZO Rosso Online's content assets, GDH hopes to strengthen its information systems infrastructure to continue providing innovative entertainment services.

[About TIS Inc.]
TIS was established in 1971, and its enterprise systems services include IT outsourcing, software engineering, solution development, internet datacenter server colocation, and website development. TIS Group consists of 24 companies and provides highly specialized technology services.
For additional information, visit http://www.tis.co.jp.

[About GONZO Rosso Online]
GONZO Rosso Online develops and operates online games including Knight Online, an MMORPG originated in Korea and also Master of Epic - The Resonance Age Universe. By offering high quality customer support as seen in online meetings where the players can interact with the Game Master, GONZO Rosso Online ensures unique game experiences that both advanced users and online game novices can enjoy. GONZO Rosso Online also sells battle gears and items used in games to further extend the customer experience.
For additional information, visit http://www.gonzorosso.jp/.

[About GDH K.K.]
GDH (Security code: TSE Mothers 3755) is a globally-focused Japanese media company founded in February 2000. The group produces cutting edge entertainment for teens and young adults through its GONZO animation brand. Kids and family product is distributed through the recently launched GONZO FILMS and GONZINO brands.
GDH is a world leader in content development targeting both domestic and international audiences with Japan's trend-setting animation culture and, usually, GDH controls licensing management and international distribution for the content it produces. GDH group companies include GONZO K.K., G-creators K.K., Future Vision Music K.K., GONZINO K.K., GONZO Rosso Online K.K., GDH Capital K.K. and GK Entertainment K.K.
For additional information, visit http://www.gdh.co.jp/english.

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