Important information about some companies while I was adding new data.

ggx2ac

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I just finished the latest update to my webpage: https://r134x7.github.io/nintendo-earnings-data-and-other-video-game-companies/

Say hello to Konami, CyberAgent and Kadokawa as I have now added them to the webpage.

It's difficult adding data when most companies don't give sales numbers for titles, so the data I am adding from them is data you would have already seen in the Kadokawa earnings threads that I've done, the earnings on their businesses otherwise known as segments.

I might also add segment data for the other companies on the webpage.

The problem that has occurred is that when I was looking to find how much data I could get from Konami, it looks like that Konami isn't archiving their data on their website. When you go their website: https://www.konami.com/ir/en/

And you look around in their IR library, it seems that they are only archiving the last 5 or 6 years of data. I have not been able to find data older than that on their website.

I have used the wayback machine, but I haven't checked every quarter of data available yet, some of the URLs containing the PDF of the earnings release does have a snapshot but I don't know how many.

I went to one of the Konami threads I made on the old forum and found the links for the earnings and slides for the 4th Quarter FY3/2018 and when I click on them, I end up with 404 errors:
earnings release: https://www.konami.com/ir/en/ir-data/statements/2018/en0510_d4hybu.pdf
slides: https://www.konami.com/ir/en/ir-data/meeting/2018/en0510_a4ky67.pdf

It is leading me to the conclusion that they no longer archive the old data because I cannot find it.

It also looks like that CyberAgent doesn't archive their old data either, I am not sure because I don't have an old link of their earnings releases. I can only view the last five years of their earnings releases and slides so I am going to put here their oldest links from their page right now so that next year, if those links cannot be accessed, then we would know what has happened.

CyberAgent Q4 FY9/2020 earnings release: https://pdf.cyberagent.co.jp/C4751/BYOH/TlVs/Ai3V.pdf

CyberAgent Q4 FY9/2020 slides: https://pdf.cyberagent.co.jp/C4751/BYOH/TlVs/emyk.pdf

CyberAgent Q4 FY9/2020 supplemental document: https://pdf.cyberagent.co.jp/C4751/BYOH/TlVs/fn7B.pdf

You would have noticed that I have data older than FY9/2020 for CyberAgent's segment data because there is an excel spreadsheet they provide for each year from a third-party and I can access the past years pretty easily. As long as they continue to use the third-party service then it is easy to access that archived data.

There's no issue with Kadokawa if you are wondering, they were all the companies I was adding to my webpage, but it turns out that two of them look like they are not archiving all their data on their websites.

I noticed from another thread that in the OP there were URLs from a third party that had the earnings releases for Square Enix: https://www.installbaseforum.com/fo...endo-platforms-playstation-xbox-and-pcs.2685/

It would be useful if that also had the earnings releases and slides for Konami and CyberAgent but I haven't checked how to search for them.

That's all the important information, here is what the segment data looks like. A reminder that segments report sales and profit either in the form of: Sales is either Net Sales or Revenue, Income is either Operating Profit or Segment Profit. Konami's Business Profit is not the same as Operating Profit because I can't get their Operating Profit in Millions of Yen when looking at their earnings releases and slides. I know their operating profit is in the slides but it's in Billions of Yen, so I only record the business profit. And some of the segments only have sales or income and not both.

SPECIAL PAGE DATA

Konami Segment Information, FY:
Code:
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| KONAMI GROUP CORPORATION      |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Segment Information           |
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| Data as of March 31st, 2024 |
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+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Revenue                              |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Digital Entertainment                |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |   ¥141,699M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |   ¥153,395M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |   ¥204,185M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |   ¥215,010M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |   ¥213,432M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |   ¥249,121M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |    ¥1,176,842M |
| Average             |      ¥196,140M |
| Median              |      ¥208,809M |
| Minimum             |      ¥141,699M |
| Maximum             |      ¥249,121M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Business Profit                      |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Digital Entertainment                |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥43,833M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥43,198M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥73,446M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥76,424M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥53,009M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥79,363M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |      ¥369,273M |
| Average             |       ¥61,546M |
| Median              |       ¥63,228M |
| Minimum             |       ¥43,198M |
| Maximum             |       ¥79,363M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Revenue                              |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Amusement                            |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥27,837M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥23,718M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥17,636M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥19,510M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥19,533M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥26,427M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |      ¥134,661M |
| Average             |       ¥22,444M |
| Median              |       ¥21,626M |
| Minimum             |       ¥17,636M |
| Maximum             |       ¥27,837M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Business Profit                      |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Amusement                            |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |     ¥8,434M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |     ¥5,339M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,413M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |     ¥3,492M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,782M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |     ¥5,187M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |       ¥27,647M |
| Average             |        ¥4,608M |
| Median              |        ¥4,340M |
| Minimum             |        ¥2,413M |
| Maximum             |        ¥8,434M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Revenue                              |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Gaming & Systems                     |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥31,170M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥28,401M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥16,643M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥25,630M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥38,573M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥39,729M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |      ¥180,146M |
| Average             |       ¥30,024M |
| Median              |       ¥29,786M |
| Minimum             |       ¥16,643M |
| Maximum             |       ¥39,729M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Business Profit                      |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Gaming & Systems                     |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |     ¥4,723M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |     ¥1,782M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥-2,077M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |     ¥3,495M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |     ¥5,169M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |     ¥6,213M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |       ¥19,305M |
| Average             |        ¥3,218M |
| Median              |        ¥4,109M |
| Minimum             |       ¥-2,077M |
| Maximum             |        ¥6,213M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Revenue                              |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Sports                               |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥63,175M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥58,984M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥36,409M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥41,957M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥45,473M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥47,631M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |      ¥293,629M |
| Average             |       ¥48,938M |
| Median              |       ¥46,552M |
| Minimum             |       ¥36,409M |
| Maximum             |       ¥63,175M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Business Profit                      |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Sports                               |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,243M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |        ¥33M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥-5,873M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |       ¥767M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |       ¥451M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,328M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |          ¥-51M |
| Average             |           ¥-9M |
| Median              |          ¥609M |
| Minimum             |       ¥-5,873M |
| Maximum             |        ¥2,328M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Revenue                              |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Intersegment Eliminations            |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥-1,644M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥-1,688M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥-2,217M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥-2,585M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥-2,690M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥-2,594M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |      ¥-13,418M |
| Average             |       ¥-2,236M |
| Median              |       ¥-2,401M |
| Minimum             |       ¥-2,690M |
| Maximum             |       ¥-1,644M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Business Profit                      |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Intersegment Eliminations            |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥-4,673M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥-6,055M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥-3,745M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥-3,863M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥-4,800M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥-4,879M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |      ¥-28,015M |
| Average             |       ¥-4,669M |
| Median              |       ¥-4,737M |
| Minimum             |       ¥-6,055M |
| Maximum             |       ¥-3,745M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Revenue                              |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Total                                |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |   ¥262,549M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |   ¥262,810M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |   ¥272,656M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |   ¥299,522M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |   ¥314,321M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |   ¥360,314M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |    ¥1,772,172M |
| Average             |      ¥295,362M |
| Median              |      ¥286,089M |
| Minimum             |      ¥262,549M |
| Maximum             |      ¥360,314M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Business Profit                      |
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| Total                                |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥54,560M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥44,297M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥64,164M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥80,315M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥56,611M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥88,212M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |      ¥388,159M |
| Average             |       ¥64,693M |
| Median              |       ¥60,388M |
| Minimum             |       ¥44,297M |
| Maximum             |       ¥88,212M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Revenue                              |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Japan                                |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |   ¥201,775M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |   ¥204,518M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |   ¥221,512M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |   ¥229,606M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |   ¥215,702M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |   ¥256,743M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |    ¥1,329,856M |
| Average             |      ¥221,643M |
| Median              |      ¥218,607M |
| Minimum             |      ¥201,775M |
| Maximum             |      ¥256,743M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Business Profit                      |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Japan                                |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Revenue                              |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| United States                        |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥40,347M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥36,746M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥28,551M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥44,195M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥66,185M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥65,151M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |      ¥281,175M |
| Average             |       ¥46,863M |
| Median              |       ¥42,271M |
| Minimum             |       ¥28,551M |
| Maximum             |       ¥66,185M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Business Profit                      |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| United States                        |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Revenue                              |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Europe                               |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥12,890M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥12,551M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥13,478M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥12,988M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥16,236M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥20,353M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |       ¥88,496M |
| Average             |       ¥14,749M |
| Median              |       ¥13,233M |
| Minimum             |       ¥12,551M |
| Maximum             |       ¥20,353M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Business Profit                      |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Europe                               |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Revenue                              |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Asia/Oceania                         |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |     ¥7,537M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |     ¥8,995M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |     ¥9,115M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥12,733M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥16,198M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥18,067M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |       ¥72,645M |
| Average             |       ¥12,108M |
| Median              |       ¥10,924M |
| Minimum             |        ¥7,537M |
| Maximum             |       ¥18,067M |
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| Business Profit                      |
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| Asia/Oceania                         |
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| Revenue                              |
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| Global                               |
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| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |   ¥262,549M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |   ¥262,810M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |   ¥272,656M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |   ¥299,522M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |   ¥314,321M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |   ¥360,314M |
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| Count               |              6 |
| Sum                 |    ¥1,772,172M |
| Average             |      ¥295,362M |
| Median              |      ¥286,089M |
| Minimum             |      ¥262,549M |
| Maximum             |      ¥360,314M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
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| Business Profit                      |
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| Global                               |
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CyberAgent Segment Information, FY:
Code:
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| CyberAgent, Inc.      |
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| Segment Information   |
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| Data as of March 31st, 2024 |
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| Net Sales                            |
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| Media                                |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥57,098M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥82,869M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |   ¥112,142M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |   ¥141,163M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |      ¥393,272M |
| Average             |       ¥98,318M |
| Median              |       ¥97,506M |
| Minimum             |       ¥57,098M |
| Maximum             |      ¥141,163M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Operating Income                     |
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| Media                                |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |   ¥-18,267M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |   ¥-15,141M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |   ¥-12,419M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |   ¥-11,523M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |      ¥-57,350M |
| Average             |      ¥-14,338M |
| Median              |      ¥-13,780M |
| Minimum             |      ¥-18,267M |
| Maximum             |      ¥-11,523M |
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| Net Sales                            |
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| Internet Advertisement               |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |   ¥155,861M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |   ¥321,313M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |   ¥376,819M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |   ¥405,373M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |    ¥1,259,366M |
| Average             |      ¥314,842M |
| Median              |      ¥349,066M |
| Minimum             |      ¥155,861M |
| Maximum             |      ¥405,373M |
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| Operating Income                     |
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| Internet Advertisement               |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥30,337M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥22,570M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥24,464M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥18,317M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |       ¥95,688M |
| Average             |       ¥23,922M |
| Median              |       ¥23,517M |
| Minimum             |       ¥18,317M |
| Maximum             |       ¥30,337M |
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| Net Sales                            |
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| Game                                 |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |   ¥269,396M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |   ¥262,751M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |   ¥228,387M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |   ¥179,119M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |      ¥939,653M |
| Average             |      ¥234,913M |
| Median              |      ¥245,569M |
| Minimum             |      ¥179,119M |
| Maximum             |      ¥269,396M |
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| Operating Income                     |
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| Game                                 |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥21,071M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥96,445M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥60,531M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥22,708M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |      ¥200,755M |
| Average             |       ¥50,189M |
| Median              |       ¥41,620M |
| Minimum             |       ¥21,071M |
| Maximum             |       ¥96,445M |
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| Net Sales                            |
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| Investment Development               |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |     ¥4,092M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |     ¥6,441M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |     ¥4,438M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |     ¥3,198M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |       ¥18,169M |
| Average             |        ¥4,542M |
| Median              |        ¥4,265M |
| Minimum             |        ¥3,198M |
| Maximum             |        ¥6,441M |
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| Operating Income                     |
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| Investment Development               |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |     ¥3,068M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |     ¥4,408M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,524M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |     ¥1,840M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |       ¥11,840M |
| Average             |        ¥2,960M |
| Median              |        ¥2,796M |
| Minimum             |        ¥1,840M |
| Maximum             |        ¥4,408M |
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| Net Sales                            |
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| Other                                |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥19,599M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥21,744M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥25,716M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥28,976M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |       ¥96,035M |
| Average             |       ¥24,009M |
| Median              |       ¥23,730M |
| Minimum             |       ¥19,599M |
| Maximum             |       ¥28,976M |
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| Operating Income                     |
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| Other                                |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |     ¥1,300M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |       ¥479M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |       ¥-16M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |       ¥358M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |        ¥2,121M |
| Average             |          ¥530M |
| Median              |          ¥419M |
| Minimum             |          ¥-16M |
| Maximum             |        ¥1,300M |
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| Net Sales                            |
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| Adjustment                           |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |   ¥-27,481M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |   ¥-28,658M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |   ¥-36,929M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |   ¥-37,624M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |     ¥-130,692M |
| Average             |      ¥-32,673M |
| Median              |      ¥-32,794M |
| Minimum             |      ¥-37,624M |
| Maximum             |      ¥-27,481M |
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+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Operating Income                     |
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| Adjustment                           |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥-3,630M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥-4,381M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥-5,970M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥-7,142M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |      ¥-21,123M |
| Average             |       ¥-5,281M |
| Median              |       ¥-5,176M |
| Minimum             |       ¥-7,142M |
| Maximum             |       ¥-3,630M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Net Sales                            |
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| Total                                |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |   ¥478,566M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |   ¥666,460M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |   ¥710,575M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |   ¥720,207M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |    ¥2,575,808M |
| Average             |      ¥643,952M |
| Median              |      ¥688,518M |
| Minimum             |      ¥478,566M |
| Maximum             |      ¥720,207M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Operating Income                     |
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| Total                                |
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| FY9/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥33,880M |
| FY9/2021 FY Cumulative |   ¥104,381M |
| FY9/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥69,114M |
| FY9/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥24,557M |
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| Count               |              4 |
| Sum                 |      ¥231,932M |
| Average             |       ¥57,983M |
| Median              |       ¥51,497M |
| Minimum             |       ¥24,557M |
| Maximum             |      ¥104,381M |
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Kadokawa segment information, FY:
Code:
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| KADOKAWA CORPORATION      |
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| Segment Information       |
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| Data as of March 31st, 2024 |
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| Net Sales                            |
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| Publication/IP Creation              |
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| FY3/2018 FY Cumulative |   ¥112,691M |
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |   ¥115,958M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |   ¥117,303M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |   ¥129,576M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |   ¥132,972M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |   ¥139,990M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |   ¥141,967M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              7 |
| Sum                 |      ¥890,457M |
| Average             |      ¥127,208M |
| Median              |      ¥129,576M |
| Minimum             |      ¥112,691M |
| Maximum             |      ¥141,967M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Operating Income                     |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Publication/IP Creation              |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2018 FY Cumulative |     ¥6,000M |
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |     ¥7,253M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |     ¥6,248M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥12,841M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥17,370M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥13,155M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥10,360M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              7 |
| Sum                 |       ¥73,227M |
| Average             |       ¥10,461M |
| Median              |       ¥10,360M |
| Minimum             |        ¥6,000M |
| Maximum             |       ¥17,370M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Net Sales                            |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Animation/Film                       |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2018 FY Cumulative |    ¥32,554M |
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥30,816M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥34,116M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥31,314M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥33,112M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥43,289M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥46,060M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              7 |
| Sum                 |      ¥251,261M |
| Average             |       ¥35,894M |
| Median              |       ¥33,112M |
| Minimum             |       ¥30,816M |
| Maximum             |       ¥46,060M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Operating Income                     |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Animation/Film                       |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2018 FY Cumulative |     ¥1,438M |
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |     ¥1,842M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,122M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,274M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |     ¥1,341M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,169M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |     ¥4,574M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              7 |
| Sum                 |       ¥15,760M |
| Average             |        ¥2,251M |
| Median              |        ¥2,122M |
| Minimum             |        ¥1,341M |
| Maximum             |        ¥4,574M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Net Sales                            |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Gaming                               |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2018 FY Cumulative |    ¥15,026M |
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥17,534M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥14,237M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥16,636M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥19,490M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥30,351M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥25,351M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              7 |
| Sum                 |      ¥138,625M |
| Average             |       ¥19,804M |
| Median              |       ¥17,534M |
| Minimum             |       ¥14,237M |
| Maximum             |       ¥30,351M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Operating Income                     |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Gaming                               |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2018 FY Cumulative |     ¥1,436M |
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,077M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |     ¥1,278M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,744M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |     ¥5,200M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥14,218M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |     ¥7,950M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              7 |
| Sum                 |       ¥34,903M |
| Average             |        ¥4,986M |
| Median              |        ¥2,744M |
| Minimum             |        ¥1,278M |
| Maximum             |       ¥14,218M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Net Sales                            |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Web services                         |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2018 FY Cumulative |    ¥29,023M |
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥25,848M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥24,739M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥22,008M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥21,342M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥22,063M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥21,399M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              7 |
| Sum                 |      ¥166,422M |
| Average             |       ¥23,775M |
| Median              |       ¥22,063M |
| Minimum             |       ¥21,342M |
| Maximum             |       ¥29,023M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Operating Income                     |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Web services                         |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2018 FY Cumulative |    ¥-1,067M |
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥-2,576M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,788M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,096M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |     ¥2,013M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |     ¥1,641M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |       ¥362M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              7 |
| Sum                 |        ¥5,257M |
| Average             |          ¥751M |
| Median              |        ¥1,641M |
| Minimum             |       ¥-2,576M |
| Maximum             |        ¥2,788M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Net Sales                            |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Others                               |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2018 FY Cumulative |    ¥20,821M |
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥22,143M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥19,497M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥17,463M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥22,283M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥17,199M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥20,298M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              7 |
| Sum                 |      ¥139,704M |
| Average             |       ¥19,958M |
| Median              |       ¥20,298M |
| Minimum             |       ¥17,199M |
| Maximum             |       ¥22,283M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Operating Income                     |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Others                               |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2018 FY Cumulative |    ¥-1,356M |
| FY3/2019 FY Cumulative |    ¥-2,613M |
| FY3/2020 FY Cumulative |    ¥-2,583M |
| FY3/2021 FY Cumulative |    ¥-4,491M |
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥-4,184M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥-4,535M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥-4,399M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              7 |
| Sum                 |      ¥-24,161M |
| Average             |       ¥-3,452M |
| Median              |       ¥-4,184M |
| Minimum             |       ¥-4,535M |
| Maximum             |       ¥-1,356M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Net Sales                            |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Corporate/Eliminations               |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥-7,992M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥-9,939M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |   ¥-10,358M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              3 |
| Sum                 |      ¥-28,289M |
| Average             |       ¥-9,430M |
| Median              |       ¥-9,939M |
| Minimum             |      ¥-10,358M |
| Maximum             |       ¥-7,992M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Operating Income                     |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Corporate/Eliminations               |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2022 FY Cumulative |    ¥-3,222M |
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥-2,488M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥-2,120M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              3 |
| Sum                 |       ¥-7,830M |
| Average             |       ¥-2,610M |
| Median              |       ¥-2,488M |
| Minimum             |       ¥-3,222M |
| Maximum             |       ¥-2,120M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Net Sales                            |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Education/EdTech                     |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |    ¥12,475M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |    ¥13,390M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              2 |
| Sum                 |       ¥25,865M |
| Average             |       ¥12,933M |
| Median              |       ¥12,933M |
| Minimum             |       ¥12,475M |
| Maximum             |       ¥13,390M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Operating Income                     |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Education/EdTech                     |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| FY3/2023 FY Cumulative |     ¥1,768M |
| FY3/2024 FY Cumulative |     ¥1,727M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
| Count               |              2 |
| Sum                 |        ¥3,495M |
| Average             |        ¥1,748M |
| Median              |        ¥1,748M |
| Minimum             |        ¥1,727M |
| Maximum             |        ¥1,768M |
+−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−+
 
Not every earnings release was archived on the Wayback Machine from the Konami website so, I went to check Konami on the London Stock Exchange because they are listed there, the LSE seems to only store 2 years of documents: https://www.londonstockexchange.com/stock/KNM/konami-group-corporation/analysis

I then went to the website for the Tokyo Stock Exchange: https://www.jpx.co.jp/english/

I then went to this page where you can search listed companies: https://www2.jpx.co.jp/tseHpFront/JJK020010Action.do?Show=Show

You can find the company from typing their name in the "Issue name (company name)" field or, if you know their ticker number you can type it in the "Code" field.

Once you click on the "search" button, you'll see the results. If you find the company you are looking for, click on the "Basic Information" button.

You'll then see basic information about the company and a row of navigation buttons above that, click on "Timely disclosure information".

You'll then see [Financial information] on the page, click on the "Click here for access" button, then scroll down and click on "Display more items".

If you scroll down the page, you'll see that the list contains ten years of data.

I checked multiple companies, and it seems that the Tokyo Stock Exchange only archives up to ten years of data but, that's a better outcome compared to Konami only keeping 5 years of data especially with the lack of snapshots on the Wayback Machine.

As I was looking through the files of Konami available on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, there were two things I discovered, they have the Japanese earnings releases and the English earnings releases.

If you go all the way back to 2014 though, there isn't as many English earnings releases. Let's pretend you don't want to view the Japanese earnings release as a PDF on your browser having to machine translate single words to figure what you're reading.

Surely there's a better way? Yes, there actually is. If you noticed while scrolling down the list, you would have noticed icons next to some of the files with the word "XBRL", what is that?

From Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XBRL

XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) is a freely available and global framework for exchanging business information. XBRL allows the expression of semantics commonly required in business reporting. The standard was originally based on XML, but now additionally supports reports in JSON and CSV formats, as well as the original XML-based syntax. XBRL is also increasingly used in its Inline XBRL variant, which embeds XBRL tags into an HTML document. One common use of XBRL is the exchange of financial information, such as in a company's annual financial report. The XBRL standard is developed and published by XBRL International, Inc. (XII).

XBRL is a standards-based way to communicate and exchange business information between business systems. These communications are defined by metadata set out in taxonomies, which capture the definition of individual reporting concepts as well as the relationships between concepts and other semantic meaning. Information being communicated or exchanged is provided within an XBRL instance.

If you're wondering what XML is, it's like HTML but stricter in how tags are used.

Back to the XBRL files listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange, if you click on the XBRL icon next to an earnings release, it will start downloading a .zip file. If you open the .zip it will probably contain three files: an XSD file, an XML file, and an HTML file.

If you're wondering what XSD is, you can go to the Wikipedia link here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XML_Schema_(W3C)

The file you want to use is the HTML file, open it and it will be viewable on your web browser. Why do you want the file to be viewable in HTML? Because the web browser you use will do machine translation on the HTML file, see here for example:

Edge:
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Chrome:
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Note: Different web browsers will have differing qualities of machine translation. As you can see on the Chrome image, it correctly translated the Japanese year of its era to 2015 whereas Edge didn't.

I also looked for CyberAgent on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, and I found that you can view both the earnings releases and their presentation slides (in Japanese or English).

I don't know what other Japanese companies don't store their IR Library data for more than five years, but this is one method to find the data.
 
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I've forgotten that only a handful of people make earnings threads so I'll do a demonstration so you understand the significance of this.

The scenario: You are the biggest Falcom fan ever, even more than Kondo but, you can't read Japanese earnings releases and both Falcom and Nippon Ichi Software only do their earnings releases in English.

You go through the instructions in the post above and download the XBRL file of the latest earnings release, you go into the .zip folder and open the XBRLData folder and then two folders appear, one called Attachment and another called Summary.

In the Summary folder you open the HTML file using the web browser of your choice. You web browser translates the file from Japanese to English.

I am going to select all from the file and copy and paste it here into this quote:
(this is how the machine translated summary html file looks)

Fiscal year ending September 2024Second Quarter Financial Results Summary (Japanese GAAP) (Non-Consolidated)
May 10, 2024
Listed Company NameNihon Falcom CorporationListed Exchangeeast
Code number3723URL
Representative(Job title)President and CEO(full name)Toshihiro Kondo
Contact person(Job title)Director(full name)Takashi NakanoTEL042-527-0555
Quarterly report submission dateMay 13, 2024
Scheduled dividend payment start date-
Whether or not supplementary materials for quarterly financial results are prepared:Nothing
Will quarterly financial results briefings be held?:Nothing
(Amounts less than one million yen are rounded down)
1. Results for the second quarter of the fiscal year ending September 2024 (October 1, 2023 - March 31, 2024)
(1) Operating Results (Cumulative)(Percentages indicate increases or decreases compared to the same quarter last year)

amount of salesOperating incomeOrdinary ProfitquarterNet income
One million yen%One million yen%One million yen%One million yen%
2nd Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending September 20241,013△11.0505△28.2515△24.8357△24.9
2nd Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending September 20231,13823.270332.468523.147523.1

Per shareQuarterly Net IncomeAfter dilutionQuarterly net income per share
YenYen
2nd Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending September 202434.74-
2nd Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending September 202346.26-

(2) Financial Condition

Total assetsNet Worthnet worthratioPer shareNet Worth
One million yenOne million yen%Yen
2nd Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending September 202410,0379,68496.5942.05
Fiscal year ending September 202310,1289,53294.1927.32
(Reference) Equity capital2nd Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending September 20249,684One million yenFiscal year ending September 20239,532One million yen

2.Dividend status

Annual Dividend
End of 1st quarterEnd of second quarterEnd of third quarterEnd of termtotal
YenYenYenYenYen
Fiscal year ending September 2023-0.00-20.0020.00
Fiscal year ending September 2024-0.00
September 2024 period (forecast)-10.0010.00
(Note) Are there any revisions to the most recently announced dividend forecast ?Nothing
Breakdown of final dividend for the fiscal year ending September 2023: Ordinary dividend 10.00 yen, commemorative dividend 10.00 yen

3. Financial Forecast for the Fiscal Year Ending September 2024 (October 1, 2023 - September 30, 2024)

(Percentages indicate increases or decreases compared to the previous period)
amount of salesOperating incomeOrdinary ProfitCurrent periodNet incomePer sharenet income
One million yen%One million yen%One million yen%One million yen%Yen
Full year2,5001.11,200△9.61,200△10.7800△12.277.82
(Note) Are there any revisions to the most recently announced earnings forecasts ?Nothing
* Notes
(1) Application of accounting procedures specific to the preparation of quarterly financial statements :Nothing

(2) Changes in accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates, and restatements
① Changes in accounting policies due to revisions to accounting standards, etc.:Nothing
② Changes in accounting policies other than those in ①:Nothing
3) Changes in accounting estimates:Nothing
④Revised display:Nothing

(3) Number of issued shares (common stock)
① Number of shares issued at the end of the period (including treasury stock)2Q September 202410,280,000KKFiscal year ending September 202310,280,000KK
② Number of treasury shares at the end of the period2Q September 2024296KKFiscal year ending September 2023295KK
3) Average number of shares during the period (cumulative quarterly total)2Q September 202410,279,705KK2Q September 202310,279,751KK
* Quarterly financial statements are not subject to quarterly reviews by certified public accountants or auditing corporations.
* Explanation regarding the appropriate use of earnings forecasts and other special notes
The performance forecasts and other forward-looking statements contained in this document are based on information currently available to the Company and on certain assumptions that the Company considers reasonable, and actual performance may differ significantly due to various factors. Please refer to the Quarterly Financial Results Summary (Attachment) P. 3 "Qualitative Information Regarding the Current Quarterly Financial Results (3) Explanation of Forecasts and Other Future Projections" for the conditions underlying the performance forecasts and precautions regarding the use of the performance forecasts.

You may have noticed that this isn't the whole earnings release. You would usually see pages of words and they're not there.

That's where the Attachment folder comes in, in the attachment folder there'll be a few more html files, they mainly contain files about the balance sheet however, sometimes, there may be a file in there called qualitative which is an html file.

If you open the qualitative file related to the above earnings release, this is what it will contain:
(this is how the machine translated qualitative html file looks)
○Table of contents of attached documents





1. Qualitative information regarding the current quarterly financial results ……………………………………………………………2

(1) Explanation of business results ……………………………………………………………………………2

(2) Explanation of financial position …………………………………………………………………………………… 3

(3) Explanation of future forecasts such as business performance forecasts …………………………………………………………… 3

2. Quarterly Financial Statements and Major Notes ………………………………………………………………………4

(1) Quarterly balance sheet …………………………………………………………………………………………4

(2) Quarterly income statement …………………………………………………………………………………………5

Second quarter cumulative period …………………………………………………………………………………5

(3) Quarterly cash flow statement …………………………………………………………………6

(4) Notes regarding quarterly financial statements ……………………………………………………………………………7

(Notes regarding going concern assumption) ………………………………………………………………………………7

(Notes in the event of significant changes in the amount of shareholders' equity) …………………………………………………7





1. Qualitative information regarding the current quarterly financial results

(1) Explanation of business results​

As a content creator, we strive to create highly original game content and services, and to convey their appeal to customers around the world through a variety of fields and platforms.

In the product division for the second quarter, we released the series' 35th anniversary title "Ys X-NORDICS-" for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, as well as the music album "ADOL CHRISTIN ~Ys 35th Anniversary Music Works~" in October 2023 and "Ys X-NORDICS- Original Soundtrack" in January 2024. In addition, we released the fourth Nintendo Switch title, "The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki for Nintendo Switch," in February 2024.

In addition, we will release "Ys Memoire -Oath in Felghana-" for PlayStation5/PlayStation4 in May 2024, and our fifth Nintendo Switch title, "The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki for Nintendo Switch," as well as "The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki Super Price" and "The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki II -CRIMSON SiN- Super Price" for PlayStation5/PlayStation4 in July 2024.

We are currently working on the newest title in the Kiseki series, The Legend of Heroes: Kai no Kiseki -Farewell, O Zemuria-, which has sold over 7.5 million units. We are also working on a new project for the Tokyo Xanadu series.

As a result, sales in the product division for the second quarter cumulative period were 134 million yen (up 69.6% year on year).



In the licensing division, we sold the traditional Chinese and Korean versions of "Ys X -NORDICS-" for PlayStation5/PlayStation4/Nintendo Switch/PC/Steam, the English version of "The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel" for PlayStation5/PlayStation4/Nintendo Switch/PC/Steam, and the English versions of "Nayuta no Kiseki", "The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Zero" and "The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Blue" for PlayStation4/Nintendo Switch/PC/Steam. In addition, we continue to sell downloadable English versions of older PC games, as well as English versions of "Ys VIII -Lacrimosa of DANA-", "Ys IX -Monstrum NOX-", "The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III", "The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV -THE END OF SAGA-", and "Tokyo Xanadu eX+".

In addition, we released the Traditional Chinese and Korean versions of "The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III & IV" for Nintendo Switch and the English and French versions for PlayStation 5 in February 2024. We have also signed contracts for the overseas translation of our titles.

Furthermore, the Traditional Chinese and Korean versions of "Ys Memoire: The Oath in Felghana" for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 are scheduled to be released in May 2024, and the English version of "The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel" for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Steam is scheduled to be released in July 2024.

Other products planned for release include Traditional Chinese and Korean versions of "The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky - Farewell, O Zemuria-," English and French versions of "Ys X - NORDICS-" for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC and Steam, and Traditional Chinese and Korean versions of "Ys: Memories of Celceta: Kai" for PC and Steam.

As a result, the licensing division's sales for the second quarter were 878 million yen (down 17.1% year on year).



As a result of the above, the business results for the second quarter cumulative period were as follows: sales were 1,013 million yen (down 11.0% from the same period last year), operating profit was 505 million yen (down 28.2% from the same period last year), ordinary profit was 515 million yen (down 24.8% from the same period last year), and quarterly net profit was 357 million yen (down 24.9% from the same period last year).





(2) Explanation of financial position​

(Total assets)

Total assets at the end of the second quarter were 10,037 million yen (down 0.9% from the end of the previous fiscal year), mainly due to a 495 million yen increase in cash and deposits, while accounts receivable-trade decreased 612 million yen.

(liabilities)

Liabilities at the end of the second quarter were 353 million yen (down 40.6% from the end of the previous fiscal year), mainly due to a decrease of 97 million yen in accounts payable and a decrease of 74 million yen in unpaid corporate taxes.

(Net assets)

As of the end of the second quarter, net assets amounted to 9,684 million yen (up 1.6% from the end of the previous fiscal year), due to the payment of dividends of 205 million yen and the recording of quarterly net income of 357 million yen.



(3) Explanation of future forecasts such as business performance forecasts​

There is no change to the full-year earnings forecast for the fiscal year ending September 2024 announced on November 10, 2023.

If it becomes necessary to revise our earnings forecasts in the future, we will announce it promptly.



*The above earnings forecast is based on information available to the company as of the date of this release and on certain assumptions that the company deems reasonable. Actual results may differ from the forecast due to various factors.





2. Quarterly financial statements and major notes

(1) Quarterly balance sheet

(Unit: thousand yen)
Previous fiscal year
(September 30, 2023)
Current second quarter accounting period
(March 31, 2024)
Assets
current assets
Cash and deposits8,901,4109,396,638
accounts receivable1,024,216411,272
product4,1213,202
raw materials3,0352,838
others20,65321,030
Total current assets9,953,4379,834,982
Fixed asset
Tangible fixed assets49,43244,485
Intangible fixed assets8711,266
Investments and other assets124,573156,950
Total fixed assets174,878202,702
Total assets10,128,31610,037,685
Liabilities
Current Liabilities
Accounts payable107,49510,205
Unpaid corporate taxes271,223196,276
Bonus reserve27,75013,500
others189,319133,665
Total current liabilities595,788353,646
Total Liabilities595,788353,646
Of Net Assets
Shareholders' equity
Capital164,130164,130
Capital Surplus319,363319,363
an earned surplus9,049,3939,200,905
Treasury Stock△359△360
Total shareholders' equity9,532,5279,684,038
Total net assets9,532,5279,684,038
Liabilities and net assets10,128,31610,037,685





(2) Quarterly income statement

Second quarter cumulative period

(Unit: thousand yen)
Previous second quarter cumulative period
(From October 1, 2022
(Until March 31, 2023)
Current second quarter cumulative period
(From October 1, 2023
(Until March 31, 2024)
amount of sales1,138,9341,013,364
Cost of sales19,39444,364
Gross Profit1,119,540968,999
Selling, general and administrative expenses416,137463,750
Operating income703,402505,248
Non-operating income
Interest income4145
Exchange gain-9,269
Exclusion of unpaid dividends715597
Total non-operating income7569,912
Non-operating expenses
Exchange loss18,776-
Total non-operating expenses18,776-
Ordinary Profit685,382515,161
Quarterly profit before tax685,382515,161
Corporate tax, resident tax and business tax177,472185,967
Corporate tax adjustments32,365△27,913
Total corporate tax, etc.209,837158,054
Quarterly Net Income475,544357,106





(3) Quarterly cash flow statement

(Unit: thousand yen)
Previous second quarter cumulative period
(From October 1, 2022
(Until March 31, 2023)
Current second quarter cumulative period
(From October 1, 2023
(Until March 31, 2024)
Cash flows from operating activities
Quarterly profit before tax685,382515,161
Depreciation6,5435,213
Increase/decrease in bonus reserve (△ indicates decrease)△15,937△14,250
Interest and dividend income△41△45
Increase/decrease in accounts receivable (△ indicates increase)676,152645,842
Increase/decrease in inventory assets (△ indicates increase)△7541,116
Increase/decrease in other assets (△ indicates increase)△49,354△4,840
Increase/decrease in accounts payable (△ indicates decrease)△144,615△97,290
Increase/decrease in accounts payable (△ indicates decrease)△47,923△43,028
Increase or decrease in unpaid consumption tax, etc. (△ indicates decrease)△56,061△43,711
Increase/decrease in other liabilities (△ indicates decrease)△10,989△4,748
subtotal1,042,401959,419
Interest and dividends received4145
Corporate tax payments△436,246△259,021
Cash flows from operating activities606,197700,443
Cash flows from investing activities
Expenditures for acquisition of intangible fixed assets-△435
Cash flows from investing activities-△435
Cash flows from financing activities
Expenditures for acquisition of treasury stock-△1
Dividend payment△204,567△204,779
Cash flows from financing activities△204,567△204,780
Increase/decrease in cash and cash equivalents (△ indicates decrease)401,629495,227
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period8,208,2268,901,410
Cash and cash equivalents at end of quarter8,609,8559,396,638





(3) Notes regarding quarterly financial statements​

(Notes regarding going concern assumption)​

Not applicable.



(Notes in the event of significant changes in the amount of shareholders' equity)​

Not applicable.

As you can see, the qualitative file contains the worded statements that you would usually look at to find out how a game performed and whether they provide any software numbers.

The qualitative file also contained the balance sheet. As mentioned, the qualitative file doesn't seem to be in every earnings release, I went to check the latest NIS earnings and it didn't have it but when I checked the previous earnings release it did have one.

WHAT DOES THIS CHANGE?

If you've read through Japanese-only earnings releases before then you know there are a few methods to translate the text.

If you used Google Translate for a long time then you know that they reduced the character count limit on how much text you can translate. You used to be able to translate a whole page of text and now you can't do that.

Then, there's DeepL, you can translate text but if you're not careful with the formatting of the text then DeepL does this thing where it translates the same sentence over and over in a loop.

In DeepL there was the option of uploading to it the PDF that contains the earnings release to translate the whole thing into English. Now the requirements for it have changed:

To translate files, create a DeepL account​

Without any costs, you can instantly translate up to 3 entire PDF, Word (.docx), or PowerPoint (.pptx) files/month.

Then comes Microsoft Edge, its PDF viewer has a built-in text-translation function while convenient also has the same problem as Google Translate, it can only translate 3000 characters at a time.

The advantage that viewing the Earnings Release as an HTML file provides is that your Web Browser does not set a character limit when translating, it will translate the whole file for you no problem.

Here's another advantage you probably don't know about. If you have used any translation service, its input is text, and its output is text. It doesn't retain the structure of the text.

Here, I downloaded the XBRL file of the February 2024 announcement from Bandai Namco about a revision to its forecast:
(this is the HTML file that is machine translated)
Financial Accounting Standards Foundation Member Mark

February 29, 2024
To whom it may concern:
Listed Company NameBandai Namco Holdings Inc.
RepresentativePresident and CEOMasaru Kawaguchi
(Code number7832)
Contact personDirectorAsako Arisu
(TEL03-6634-8800)
Notice regarding revisions to earnings and dividend forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 2024
As stated in our disclosure document dated February 27, 2024, "Notice regarding the recording of gain on sale of investment securities (extraordinary gain)," due to the recording of gain on sale of investment securities (extraordinary gain) from the sale of a portion of the common stock of Toei Animation Co., Ltd., a company held by us, through a secondary offering by the company, we have decided to revise our consolidated and non-consolidated financial results forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 2024, as well as our dividend per share forecast for the fiscal year ending March 2024, which were announced on February 14, 2024.
Record
● Revision of earnings forecast




Revision of consolidated financial forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 2024 (April 1, 2023 - March 31, 2024)


amount of salesOperating incomeOrdinary ProfitParent CompanyTo shareholdersBelongnet incomePer sharenet income
One million yenOne million yenOne million yenOne million yenYen
Previously announced forecast (A)1,000,00082,00093,000--
Current revised forecast (B)1,000,00082,00093,00098,000148.45
Increase/decrease (BA)000-
Rate of change(%)0.00.00.0-
(Reference) Results for the previous fiscal year
(ending March 2023)
990,089116,472128,00690,345136.88





Revision of non-consolidated performance forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 2024 (April 1, 2023 to March 31, 2024)


amount of salesOrdinary ProfitCurrent periodNet incomePer sharenet income
One million yenOne million yenOne million yenYen
Previously announced forecast (A)60,00048,000--
Current revised forecast (B)60,00048,00081,000122.66
Increase/decrease (BA)00-
Rate of change(%)0.00.0-
(Reference) Results for the previous fiscal year
(ending March 2023)
41,26032,75232,31548.95

The Company conducted a 3-for-1 stock split of its common stock on April 1, 2023. "Net income per share" is calculated assuming that the stock split was conducted at the beginning of the previous consolidated fiscal year or the beginning of the previous business year.
Reasons for the revision
Due to the recognition of a gain on sale of investment securities (extraordinary income) following the partial sale of common stock of Toei Animation Co., Ltd., the Company has decided to revise its consolidated and non-consolidated performance forecasts.

Revision of dividend forecast
Annual Dividend
End of 1st quarterEnd of second quarterEnd of third quarterEnd of termtotal
YenYenYenYenYen
Previous forecast
(Announced on May 10, 2023)
---10.0020.00
This revised forecast---50.0060.00
Current term results-10.00-
Previous period results
(ending March 2023)
-27.00-179.00206.00
With a record date of March 31, 2023, the Company split each of its common shares held by shareholders listed or recorded in the final shareholder register on that date into three shares. This stock split took effect on April 1, 2023, so the final dividend for the fiscal year ending March 2023, which has a record date of March 31, 2023, will be based on the number of shares before the stock split.
Reasons for the revision
We consider returning profits to shareholders to be an important management policy, and aim to realize continuous dividends and increase corporate value while further strengthening the competitiveness of our group and maintaining financial soundness. Specifically, our basic policy is to maintain stable dividends over the long term and to be conscious of capital costs, and to implement shareholder returns with a target total return ratio of 50% or more based on a DOE (dividend on equity) of 2% as a stable dividend amount. Based on
this basic policy, for the fiscal year ending March 2024, we will revise the annual dividend per share forecast to 60 yen per share, adding a performance-linked dividend of 40 yen to a base dividend of 20 yen. In addition, since we paid an interim dividend of 10 yen per share on December 8, 2023, the year-end dividend forecast will be 50 yen per share. In addition, as stated in
today's disclosure document "Notice regarding the decision on matters related to share buybacks (acquisition of treasury stock pursuant to the provisions of the articles of incorporation pursuant to the provisions of Article 165, Paragraph 2 of the Companies Act)," we will acquire treasury stock. If the total number of shares that can be acquired and the total acquisition cost of the shares are increased to the upper limit (total number of shares that can be acquired: 6,000,000 shares / total acquisition cost of shares: 20 billion yen), the total return ratio for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2024, taking into account dividends and this share buyback, is expected to be 60.8%.
that's all

If you were to copy the whole table and put that into Google Translate, you would just get a text output, it doesn't retain the structure of the table so you would have no idea which text corresponds to what column. With HTML, you can translate the text and retain the structure of the table making it easy to know what changed in the forecast.

These are the advantages I am showing you that HTML has over PDF when using machine translation.
 
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