Under our various brand names, "KOU SHIBUSAWA," "ω-Force," "Team NINJA," "Gust," "Ruby Party," and "midas," we create and deploy entertaining contents across the world on a variety of platforms, beginning with software for personal computers and family consoles and going on to include online games, smartphone apps, and more. Furthermore, KOEI TECMO's exceptional IPs have widely spread through various venues, by way of events, merchandise sales, comics, animes, and so on.


IPs include the historically based "Nobunaga's Ambition" and "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" series, horse racing simulation "Winning Post," the Age of Exploration game "Uncharted Waters," and many more. These titles span the range of simulation games, online games, role playing games, and other genres. We have also developed collaborative titles combining games, like "Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition" or "Youkai Sangokushi."

Nobunaga's Ambition

A historical simulation game set in Japan's Warring States period, where rival lords fought each other for dominance. Players become daimyou and lead their clan to unify the land. With territorial management designed to improve troops and enrich the country, this simulation has been highly regarded for both its entertainment and educational value. With new techniques continuously bringing change, this long selling IP has continued to be popular for over than 30 years.

"NOBUNAGA'S AMBITION: Taishi with Power Up Kit" is an extended version of the 15th release of the historical simulation "NOBUNAGA'S AMBITION" series that has been powered up with brand new elements. It is a compilation of "NOBUNAGA'S AMBITION: Taishi" with the battle system changed to real time action and new siege battles for players to enjoy.

In the area of smart phones, we are currently hosting such games as "Nobunaga's Ambition 20XX," a formation battle RPG that combines warring state period samurai and modern weapons and is staged in Japan of the year 201X.

In the area of online games, we currently operate "Nobunaga's Ambition Online," a MMORPG (massive multiplayer online role playing game).

Romance of the Three Kingdoms

A historical simulation game set in the Three Kingdoms period of China. Covering the huge Chinese continent, hero's fight to unify the land and gain dominance over it. This grand tale and its cast of many well-known figures are beautifully depicted and have gained great popularity even overseas. This long selling international IP has been supported by its fans for over 30 years.


Historical simulation game, "ROMANCE OF THE THREE KINGDOMS," recreates the variety of human drama found during the period of time in China known as the Three Kingdoms. The latest in the series, "ROMANCE OF THE THREE KINGDOMS XIV" displays the enormous land of China as collections of smaller "land" units, on which the players perform domestic, military, foreign, and covert affairs in order to manage and expand the territories they control.

"Sangokushi Hadou" is the 35th anniversary release of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms series and a strategic simulation MMO game for the smartphone. Players become rulers of a country on a single 3D map of the land of China and aim to unify the entire land while capturing land, fame and more. Battle depicts the clash of thousands of units in real time, and pressures players with the knowledge that their ability to command is directly responsible for their victory or defeat.

"Yo-kai Sangokushi Kunitori Wars" is a tactical RPG app with over 2 million downloads. It combines our popular title "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" with Level-5 Inc.'s "Yo-kai Watch." Using the vast land of China as a base, players battle to capture other countries.

Winning Post

A horse racing simulation game that sets the player up as an owner/breeder of racehorses and immerses them in the interpersonal drama of the racetracks and the joy of breeding winning horses.

With over 20 years of experience, this game not only allows players to experience the history of Japanese horseracing through a truly enormous amount of horse data and actual horse racing related events, it also allows them to make race horsing history for themselves.

Uncharted Waters

A naval adventure simulation RPG where players win fame and fortune through exploration, trade and battle on the high seas of the Age of Discovery.

We currently host the browser game, "Uncharted Waters V," and the online game "Uncharted Waters Online" for fans not only in Japan, but in North America, Asia and across the world.

Collaborative titles

"Fire Emblem Three Houses" is the latest release of the game series Fire Emblem, a role playing simulation series that has gained overwhelming popularity across the world. It was developed under the Kou Shibusawa brand through a collaboration with NINTENDO Co., Ltd. And INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS Co., Ltd. The game is obtaining a high evaluation worldwide.


We release the Warriors series, including "Dynasty Warriors" and "Samurai Warriors" and hunting action games like "Toukiden." We have also released several collaborative titles with popular IP like "Attack on Titan."

Dynasty Warriors/Samurai Warriors

The Musou series, also known as the Warriors series, uses the latest technical advances to provide "the thrill of 1 vs. 1,000". This series, which has become its own unique genre, has sold over 42 million copies worldwide and is enjoyed by gamers all across the globe.

Dynasty Warriors uses the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history as its background. Samurai Warriors is set in the Warring States period of Japanese history. With "DYNASTY WARRIORS 9", we are currently developing an open world system that gives players access to expansive game fields on a single map. Also, with titles such as "SAMURAI WARRIORS: Spirit of Sanada", "Xtreme Legends" titles, which add additional features, and "Empires" titles, which add simulation elements, we are developing a wide variety of games that provide "the thrill of 1 vs. 1,000". We are also hosting the online game "Dynasty Warriors Online Z".

Warriors Orochi 4

"Warriors Orochi 4" is a tactical action game depicting the clash between heroes from the "Dynasty Warriors" series and the "Samurai Warriors" series. Placed into an unfamiliar land and circumstances, these heroes interact and fight with other heroes to create a dramatic story, different from that of their original series. This game received official recognition by the Guinness Book of World Records as having the "Most playable characters in a hack-and-slash video game."

Attack on Titan 2

"Attack on Titan 2" is a tactical hunting action game based on the extremely popular animation Attack on Titan that maintains the original work's world view. The game faithfully recreates the fascinating world of the anime. Players can enjoy both the thrill of freely moving around the sky and the excitement of cooperating with their friends in hunting and taking down their enemies.


In 2013, we determined to add to our success with the Warriors series and create a new pillar for the company. This resulted in the first of the "Toukiden" series, a slightly different type of hunting action game set in a Japan based world with a grand story and appealing characters.

"Toukiden 2" is different from conventional hunting games. We have implemented an open world system that gives players access to expansive game fields on a single map to provide a new flavor to the game.

Collaborative titles

We have worked on a number of collaborations with popular IPs such as "BERSERK and the Band of the Hawk". Not only do we faithfully re-create the unique environments of the original IPs, we also use our KOEI TECMO knowhow to create games that have gotten high evaluations.


We create action games like "Nioh","NINJA GAIDEN" and "DEAD OR ALIVE." Additionally, we have collaborated on titles such as "Hyrule Warriors" and "DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY."


A popular action series praised across the world for its exquisite graphics and its high level of completion.

"Nioh" is a brand new feudal, dark, action RPG set in a mystic Japanese style warring states world. This game has been regarded highly all over the world, and has sold over 2.5 million units."Nioh 2," the Sequel to "Nioh" is currently under diligent development.

The "DEAD OR ALIVE" series is fighting entertainment between alluring characters displayed with realistic graphics on stages with flamboyant gimmicks in a polished game system.We released "DEAD OR ALIVE 6" in March, 2019.

Collaboration Title

Team NINJA is also working on collaborations with popular IPs. "Hyrule Warriors Legends" is an action game that evolved from a collaboration with Nintendo's "The Legend of Zelda."

"Fire Emblem Warriors" is a collaborative title with Nintendo's "Fire Emblem" series. The game combines the famous heroes of the "Fire Emblem" series with the thrill of Warriors action. Through intense battle in which every decision, who to fight, who to save, has strategic importance, players and their allies strive to overturn fate in a grand and realistic story of battle.

For smart phones, we are developing and managing "DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY OPERA OMNIA" with SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. Because the game is an RPG that features characters from throughout Final Fantasy's history, many fans are anxiously awaiting the title.

"DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT" is a squad based brawler type action game developed by Team NINJA and Square Enix Co., Ltd. Based on the worldview and game system of the popular arcade game "DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY," it brings original elements for the home console player.


We are developing role playing games, such as titles for the Atelier series, the Surge Concerto series, the Nights of Azure series, and "BLUE REFLECTION".

Atelier series

The Atelier series sports the popular "Synthesizing" system that allows players to mix ingredients together to create a new item. The music adorning this original world and story have been highly loved and the game has been followed by fans from 1997.

Nights of Azure series

An action RPG combining the alluring characters that Gust is known for with a number of action elements.


"BLUE REFLECTION" has given birth to a new genre of gaming: the Heroic RPG, in which daily student life meets with the extraordinary life of fighting against demons.

Ruby Party

Primarily focusing on games directed at a female fan base, we handle a wide range of activities, including the planning, development, and operation of software for game consoles, production of music CDs and goods based on Koei Tecmo's popular IPs, and the planning and operation of various events.


KOEI TECMO pioneered the genre of games directed at female users and deployed it in a variety of media. "Angelique," "Harukanaru Toki no Naka de (Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time)," "Kiniro no Corda (La Corda d'Oro)," and similar games have long been loved by female fans.

Goods and Licensing

We handle goods and products based on KOEI TECMO's popular IPs. We also handle licensing for the same. We produce music and video software, plan tie-ups, make comics or anime based on game characters and stories, and do other similar activities.

Event planning and operation

We plan and hold fan events featuring popular characters and themes from the NeoRomance series, the Warriors series, and other popular KOEI TECMO IPs.


"midas" is a new brand aiming to produce hit titles for smartphones and to create new IPs. The members of this brand are young employees who are often referred to as digital natives.

App - Shin Hokuto Musou

Shin Hokuto Musou is a smartphone action game that fuses Fist of the North Star, a manga that has sold over 10 million copies worldwide, with KOEI TECMO's popular WARRIORS series. Experience the Fist of the North Star's deep story while enjoying thrilling battles where you unleash a barrage of hits, along with a great variety of content.



"With one or with all" "Whenever and wherever" KOEI TECMO presents fun games and contents for many SNS sites.

Soccer Site operation

We have linked up with a popular European Soccer club to bring soccer fans the latest information on the largest soccer site in the country, "Chou WORLD Soccer!" We also operate the "Chou WORLD soccer! PLUS" curation app offering lots of soccer info.