KLab Acquires Worldwide Distribution Rights for Online Mobile Game Based on 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure' TV Anime Series

KLab Inc. (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Hidekatsu Morita, hereinafter referred to as “KLab”) announced the acquisition of worldwide distribution rights, excluding Japan, for the mobile online game based on the "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure" animated series, which is being developed in partnership with Shengqu Games (Headquarters: Shanghai, China, CEO: Xie Fei).

As a result, the distribution target area has been added and expanded from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau originally announced in August 2020.

Business Model

KLab aims to generate revenue opportunities by promoting the "Overseas Game Development Support Model". This model is defined by obtaining licenses for games from Japanese IP holders who are aiming to generate overseas revenue by developing games jointly with overseas developers.

KLab strives to expand its business leveraging its current knowledge of relationships with IP holders and overseas developers. Through the implementation of this business strategy, KLab will continue to promote and develop IP based games for international audiences.

Progress on future development and publishing in other distribution areas will be announced when available.

About “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

This project is based on “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure,” a popular manga series featured since 1987 in Shueisha's landmark comic anthology, Weekly Shonen Jump. The eighth part of the series “JoJolion” finished serialization in the “Ultra Jump” magazine September 2021. In 2018, “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind” was animated and gained popularity all over the world. In addition, the new anime “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean” is currently airing.

乔乔的奇妙冒险 黄金赞歌 Overview
Simplified Chinese Title: 乔乔的奇妙冒险 黄金赞歌
Official Website: https://jojozg.web.sdo.com/
Official Weibo&WeChat Account: @乔乔正版手游黄金赞歌
Official WeChat Account: 乔乔正版手游黄金赞歌
Copyright: ©Hirohiko Araki&LUCKY LAND COMMUNICATIONS/SHUEISHA,JOJO The Animation Project © KLabGames ©Shengqu Games

About Shengqu Games
Company Name: Shengqu Games 盛趣遊戯
CEO: Xie Fei
Headquarters: Shanghai, China
Shengqu Games is a leading online game developer and publisher worldwide. Based on “Technology enabling culture”, as the new orientation of the cultural industry, Shengqu games comprehensively promotes the three major strategies of "high quality", "globalization" and "new culture". Shengqu Games is dedicated to becoming a technology and culture enterprise that creates the ultimate interactive experience. Shengqu Games has launched over 70 online games, including Legend of Mir2, The World of Legend, Dragon Nest, Final Fantasy XIV, Mir Mobile, The World of Legend Mobile and Dragon Nest Mobile attracted 2.1 billion registered users.

Website: http://www.shengqugames.com/

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About KLab
KLab is a leader in online mobile gaming. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Tokyo, the company is listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. KLab has consistently ranked as one of the top 52 grossing game publishers worldwide since 2012. With its emphasis on quality and innovative games, KLab continues to grow at a rapid pace, expanding beyond the Japanese market with an office in Shanghai. For more information about KLab, please visit https://www.KLab.com/en/.

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