COMPANY

COMPANY
MESSAGE

NHN PlayArt made a fresh start on October 1, 2015 as a new company inheriting the smartphone business of the former NHN PlayArt.
Our entertainment company creates new value by developing and operating high-quality smartphone games.

NHN PlayArt’s three key phrases are as follows.

Spirit of Inquiry Our environment is changing faster than ever before. So, to be able to constantly respond to these changes, each of our employees discover, seek out, and create new applications.

Will and Resolution By creating new applications this way, we can flexibly respond to new changes, by which we strive to maintain a strong will and resolution for surmounting obstacles.

Global Having flourished in this harsh environment, we aim for domestic success in all businesses, followed by success on the global stage.

Together with our skilled employees, NHN PlayArt strives to offer appealing services that are familiar and easy to understand. We intend to keep a high level of awareness and continue taking on challenges each day to take our first step forward as a global company.

NHN PlayArt Corp.
President
Masaki Kato

COMPANY
INFO

President
Masaki Kato
Company name
NHN PlayArt Corp.
Established
October 1, 2015
Capital stock
100 million yen
Officers
Masaki Kato, president
Yasuyuki Kawaguchi, director
Ujin Chung, director
Number of
employees
186 (as of June 30, 2016)
Address
Toranomon Hills Mori Tower 22F, 1-23-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6322
Affiliates
NHN comico Corp.
http://www.nhn-comico.com/
NHN hangame Corp.
http://www.nhn-hangame.com/
NHN Techorus Corp.
https://nhn-techorus.com/
NHN Entertainment
http://www.nhnent.com/ko/index.nhn
NHN Service Technology Corp.
http://www.nhnst.com/
NHN TAIWAN
NHN Entertainment Thai Ltd.

COMPANY
HISTORY

2016
  • 12LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum downloaded 65 million times worldwide, “Star Wars: Jedi Luke Version” Commercial to Air Japan-wide Starting
  • 12Yo-kai Watch Wibble Wobble downloaded nine million times
  • 09Launch of MARVEL Tsum Tsum in North America
  • 07Absorption-type merger with anipani Corp.
  • 06LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum downloaded 60 million times worldwide
  • 05Total MARVEL TsumTsum users surpassed four million
  • 04Yo-kai Watch Wibble Wobble downloaded seven million times
  • 03Worldwide launch of Yo-kai Watch Wibble Wobble
  • 02Launch of MARVEL TsumTsum
2015
  • 10LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum downloaded 50 million times worldwide
  • 10Announcement on the launch of MARVEL TsumTsum in spring 2016
  • 10Launch of the Yo-kai Watch Wibble Wobble smartphone puzzle game
  • 10NHN PlayArt Corp. (currently NHN comico Corp.) was split off, and the new NHN PlayArt Corp. was founded
  • 06LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum downloaded 45 million times worldwide
  • 02LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum downloaded 40 million times worldwide
2014
  • 11NHN PlayArt founded a joint venture company with animate
  • 07Launch of LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum in 40 countries including the United States and United Kingdom!
    Surpassed 20 million downloads
  • 03LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum downloaded 10 million times worldwide in the 62 days since its launch
  • 01Launch of LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum
2013
  • 08Company name changed to “NHN PlayArt Corp.”
  • 04NHN Japan (currently LINE Corporation) was split off.
    NHN Japan Corp. was established as a game development company.
2010
  • 07NHN Japan began offering services for smartphones

COMPANY
ACCESS

105-6322
Toranomon Hills Mori Tower 22F, 1-23-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Approximately five-minute walk from Exit 1 of Toranomon Station on the Tokyo Metro,
or approximately six-minute walk from Exit 3 of Kamiyacho Station on the Tokyo Metro
Approximately eight-minute walk from Exit A12 of Kasumigaseki Station on the Tokyo Metro,
or approximately eight-minute walk from Exit A3 of Uchisaiwaicho Station on the Toei Subway
Approximately 11-minute walk from JR Shimbashi Station