Japanese Mobile Game Developer Nextory, Inc. Declares Bankruptcy

Company had produced anime tie-in social games for "Blue Exorcist", "Madoka Magica", and others


Nextory, Inc. - a Japanese mobile game developer known for developing tie-in social games for various anime series - has declared bankruptcy. The company had previously developed games for such anime series as Blue Exorcist, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Hayate the Combat Butler, Himitsu no Akko-chan, and Vividred Operation for online game platforms such as Mobage and Gree.



In recent years, though, Nextory's releases have been unable to recoup their development costs. As of September 27, 2015, Nextory, Inc. has discontinued business operations, and on November 02, 2015, Tokyo District Court issued bankruptcy proceedings. The company owes some 354,510,000 yen (about $2,880,000 US) to a total of 67 creditors.


Source: Tokyo Shoko Research via Otakomu


Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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