ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Technology Services

GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc.

Business Summary

GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc. engages in the planning, development, operation and distribution of smartphone applications and online computer games. It also engages in the planning, development and sale of console games. The company was founded on July 1, 1998 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2020 JPYUSD
Gross Profit55,354M518.44M
Operating income30,158M282.46M
Income before tax26,849M251.46M
Net income16,369M153.31M
Diluted EPS238.692.23
Dividends Per Share300.28
Total Assets122,565M1,187.12M
Total liabilities17,837M172.76M
Total equity97,511M944.46M
Operating cash flow24,214M226.78M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 112,457M 92,306M 92,101M 101,392M 98,844M
Gross Profit 73,635M 56,541M 49,461M 53,224M 55,354M
Operating income 46,082M 34,386M 26,578M 28,350M 30,158M
Income before tax 43,856M 33,109M 25,430M 27,677M 26,849M
Net income 27,910M 22,397M 16,586M 18,146M 16,369M
EBITDA 48,527M 35,561M 27,841M 29,304M 32,748M
Diluted EPS 322 313.90 232.20 256.96 238.69
Dividends Per Share 30 30 30 30 30
Total Assets 55,032M 78,070M 99,070M 106,871M 122,565M
Total liabilities 14,046M 15,656M 20,958M 16,104M 17,837M
Total equity 39,288M 60,064M 74,588M 85,774M 97,511M
Operating cash flow 33,610M 26,739M 21,889M 23,646M 24,214M
 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 1,034.95M 823.17M 833.92M 930.10M 925.77M
Gross Profit 677.67M 504.22M 447.84M 488.24M 518.44M
Operating income 424.09M 306.65M 240.64M 260.06M 282.46M
Income before tax 403.61M 295.26M 230.25M 253.89M 251.46M
Net income 256.85M 199.73M 150.17M 166.46M 153.31M
EBITDA 446.59M 317.13M 252.08M 268.81M 306.71M
Diluted EPS 2.96 2.79 2.10 2.35 2.23
Dividends Per Share 0.27 0.26 0.27 0.27 0.28
Total Assets 471.83M 693.03M 902.97M 983.40M 1,187.12M
Total liabilities 120.42M 138.97M 191.02M 148.18M 172.76M
Total equity 336.84M 533.19M 679.83M 789.27M 944.46M
Operating cash flow 309.31M 238.45M 198.19M 216.91M 226.78M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2020
Operating margin30.51%
Profit margin16.56%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Kazuki Morishita
  • CFO, Director, GM-Finance & Accounting: Kazuya Sakai
  • Executive Officer & Head-Information Systems: Maki Okajima
  • Director & Chief Compliance Officer: Koji Yoshida
  • Chief Compliance Officer & Legal Affairs: Koichiro Yasunaga


  • GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc. (31.1%)
  • Son Investment Godo Kaisha (15.2%)
  • Claude KK (1.9%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.8%)
  • Fractal Media KK (1.6%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (0.9%)
  • McKinley Capital Management LLC (0.9%)
  • Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLC (0.8%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Pacific Century Place Marunouchi, 1-11-1 Marunouchi, Tokyo, 100-6221, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6895.1650

Related Companies

  • GungHo Gamania Co. Ltd.
  • GungHo Online Entertainment Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
  • Gungho Online Entertainment America, Inc.
  • Acquire Corp.
  • Capri KK
  • PlayPhone, Inc.
  • Gungho Mode, Inc.
  • GungHo Asset Management, Inc.
  • GungHo Works KK
  • Game Arts Co., Ltd.
  • Gravity Co., Ltd.


  • Netmarble Corp.
Last Updated on 2 Dec, 2021

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more