Yes, Of Course Gundam Was Namco Bandai’s Most Popular License Last Year

By Ishaan . May 15, 2011 . 2:59pm

Tekken 6 and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 may have been Namco Bandai’s best-selling games last year, but they also own a whole bunch of licensed properties in Japan, such as Gundam and One Piece, which continue to bring in revenue for them.

 

Here’s how those licenses contributed to Namco Bandai’s sales last year, and how they plan for them to contribute in their ongoing fiscal year:

You’ll notice Mobile Suit Gundam is by far the most lucrative license, followed closely by Masked Rider (perhaps better known as Kamen Rider). Bandai even opened a Gundam Café in Tokyo’s Akihabara district last year, which you can read impressions of here.


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