Businesses

The Square Enix Group, with locations in global media entertainment center such as Tokyo, Los Angeles and London, is promoting businesses in the four domains of Digital Entertainment, Amusement, Publication and Merchandising.

SQUARE ENIX Group network

With its internationally renowned brands such as SQUARE ENIX® and TAITO®, the Group will continue to put forth every effort to create and provide the best entertainment content and services that utilize our strong own-IPs to meet customer tastes.

Digital Entertainment

SQUARE ENIX Group plans, develops, distributes and operates Digital Entertainment content primarily in the form of games.

Amusement

This segment comprises businesses related to amusement facility operation, "TAITO STATION," as well as conducts the planning, development, and distribution of arcade game machines.

Publication

Comic magazines, comics, and game-related books, including game strategy books, are published by the SQUARE ENIX Group.

Merchandising

This segment includes the planning, production, distribution, and licensing of derivative products related to the Group's original intellectual property as well as third-party IPs.

The Group's Major Own-IPs

Digital Entertainment and Amusement Businesses Related IPs

  • *Digital Entertainment and Amusement businesses related IPs: packaged games with over 2 million lifetime sales.
    Publication business related IPs: comics with over 3 million lifetime sales.
    TAITO brand: Sample of leading IPs.
 

Digital Entertainment and Amusement Businesses Related IPs
(Number of titles excludes remake and back catalogue titles.)

FINAL FANTASY
Brand: SQUARE ENIX
Main development location: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (Japan)

Original release FINAL FANTASY, December 1987
(Family Computer (Nintendo Entertainment System))
Latest release FINAL FANTASY XV
November 29, 2016 (PlayStation®4, Xbox One)

Image: FINAL FANTASY XV
©2016 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. MAIN CHARACTER DESIGN:TETSUYA NOMURA

DRAGON QUEST
Brand: SQUARE ENIX
Producer: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (Japan)
Main development location: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (Japan), External development studios

Original release DRAGON QUEST, May 1986
(Family Computer (Nintendo Entertainment System))
Latest release DRAGON QUEST XI
TBA (PlayStation 4, Nintendo 3DS)

Image: DRAGON QUEST XI
©2016 ARMOR PROJECT/BIRD STUDIO/SQUARE ENIX All Rights Reserved

Tomb Raider
Brand: SQUARE ENIX
Main development location: Crystal Dynamics (United States)

Original release Tomb Raider, November 1996
(PlayStation®, SEGA Saturn™, PC)
Latest release RISE OF THE TOMB RAIDER
North America/Europe:November 2015
Japan:October 2017
(Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation, PC)
*Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions were published by Microsoft Game Studios in North America / Europe, and Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. in Japan

Image: RISE OF THE TOMB RAIDER
©2015 Square Enix Ltd . All Rights Reserved. Rise of the Tomb Raider is registered trademarks of Square Enix Ltd.

KINGDOM HEARTS
Brand: SQUARE ENIX
Main development location: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (Japan)

Original release KINGDOM HEARTS, March 2002
(PlayStation 2)
Latest release KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
Japan: January 12, 2017
North America/Europe: January 21, 2017
(PlayStation4)

Image: KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
©Disney. Developed by SQUARE ENIX

SaGa
Brand: SQUARE ENIX
Main development location: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (Japan)

SaGa SCARLET GRACE

Original release Makai Toshi SaGa, December 1989
(Game Boy)
Latest release SaGa SCARLET GRACE, December 15, 2016
(PlayStation Vita)

Image: SaGa SCARLET GRACE
© 2016 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. ILLUSTRATION: TOMOMI KOBAYASHI

Hitman
Brand: SQUARE ENIX
Main development location: IO Interactive

Original release Hitman: Codename47, November 2000
(PC)
Latest release HITMAN
North America/Europe: December 2015
Japan: 2017 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC)

Image: HITMAN
©2015 Io-Interactive A/S. All rights reserved.

Mana
Brand: SQUARE ENIX
Main development location: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (Japan)

HEROES of MANA 4

Original release Seiken Densetsu Final Fantsy Gaiden, June 1991
(Game Boy)
Latest release HEROES of MANA, March 2007
(Nintendo DS)

Image: DAWN of MANA
©2006 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.

Chrono
Brand: SQUARE ENIX
Main development location: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (Japan)

Original release Chrono Trigger®, March 1995
(Super Familcom (Super Nintendo Entertainment System)
Latest release Chrono Trigger, November 2008
(Nintendo DS)

Image: CHRONO TRIGGER
Characters: © 1995, 1999 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
© 1995, 1999 BIRD STUDIO/SHUEISHA

SPACE INVADERS
Brand: TAITO
Main development location: TAITO Corporation (Japan)

Original release SPACE INVADERS, 1978
(Arcade game machine)
Latest release GROOVE COASTER 3 LINK FEVER
January 2015
(Arcade game machine)

Image: GROOVE COASTER 3 LINK FEVER
©TAITO CORPORATION 1978,2016 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Others

  • STAR OCEAN®
  • Legacy of Kain
  • Parasite EVE™
  • FRONT MISSION®
  • Deus Ex®
  • VALKYRIE PROFILE®
  • Kane & Lynch®
  • Just Cause®
  • ARKANOID®
  • Densha de Go!
  • Puzzle Bobble (Bust a Move™)
 

Publication Business Related IPs
(In order of lifetime sales as of June 21, 2016.)

FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST
Author: Hiromu Arakawa
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 65million copies (15 million copies sold outside of Japan)
Original run July 2001 - June 2010 (SHONEN GANGAN)

Image: FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST
©Hiromu Arakawa/SQUARE ENIX

Black Butler
Author: Yana Toboso
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 22 million copies (6 million copies sold outside of Japan)
Original run September 2006 - ongoing (G FANTASY)

Image: Black Butler
©Yana Toboso/SQUARE ENIX

Dragon Quest Retsuden: Roto no Monsho
Author: Chiaki Kawamata, Junji Koyanagi, Kamui Fujiwara
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Dragon Quest Retsuden: Roto no Monsho

Lifetime sales Comics: 19 million copies
Original run March 1991 - March 1997 (SHONEN GANGAN)
Dragon Quest Retsuden: Roto no Monsho: Monsho o tsugumonotachi e, December 2004 – ongoing (YOUNG GANGAN)

Image: Dragon Quest Retsuden: Roto no Monsho
Original Story: DRAGON QUEST franchise (video game)
Scenario: Yuji Horii
©ENIX
©Kamui Fujiwara/ENIX
©Chiaki Kawamata/ENIX

SOUL EATER
Author: Atsushi Ohkubo
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 17 million copies (4 million copies sold outside of Japan)
Original run May 2004 - August 2013 (SHONEN GANGAN)

Image: SOUL EATER
©Atsushi Ohkubo/SQUARE ENIX

Mahojin Guruguru
Author: Hiroyuki Eto
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Mahojin Guruguru

Lifetime sales Comics: 12 million copies
Original run July 1992 - August 2003 (SHONEN GANGAN)

Image: Mahojin Guruguru
©Hiroyuki Eto/ENIX

Hamerun no Baiorin Hiki
Author: Michiaki Watanabe
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Hamerun no Baiorin Hiki

Lifetime sales Comics: 6.8 million copies
Original run March 1991 - January 2001 (SHONEN GANGAN)

Image: Hamerun no Baiorin Hiki
© Michiaki Watanabe/ENIX

Arakawa Under the Bridge
Author: Hikaru Nakamura
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 6.3 million copies
Original run December 2004 - July 2015 (YOUNG GANGAN)

Image: Arakawa Under the Bridge
©Hikaru Nakamura/SQUARE ENIX

Nangoku Shonen Papuwa-kun
Author: Ami Shibata
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Nangoku Shonen Papuwa-kun

Lifetime sales Comics: 6 million copies
Original run March 1991 - May 1995 (SHONEN GANGAN)

Image: Nangoku Shonen Papuwa-kun
©Ami Shibata/ENIX

PandoraHearts
Author: Jun Mochizuki
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 5.4 million copies
Original run May 2006 - March 2015 (G FANTASY)

Image: PandoraHearts
©Jun Mochizuki/SQUARE ENIX

Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning
Author: Kyo Shirodaira, Eita Mizuno
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning

Lifetime sales Comics: 5.1 million copies
Original run August 1999 - October 2005 (SHONEN GANGAN)

Image: Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning
© Kyo Shirodaira/ENIX
©Eita Mizuno/ENIX

Inu Boku Secret Service
Author: Cocoa Fujiwara
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 5 million copies
Original run June 2009 – February 2014 (GANGAN JOKER)

Image: Inu Boku Secret Service
©Cocoa Fujiwara/SQUARE ENIX

Saki
Author: Ritz Kobayashi
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 5 million copies
Original run June 2006 – ongoing (YOUNG GANGAN)

Image: Saki
©Ritz Kobayashi/SQUARE ENIX

Barakamon
Author: Satsuki Yoshino
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 5 million copies
Original run April 2008, October 2008, April 2009 (GANGAN Powered),
February 2009 - ongoing (GANGAN ONLINE)

Image: Barakamon
©Satsuki Yoshino/SQUARE ENIX

WORKING!!
Author: Karino Takatu
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 4.5 million copies
Original run December 2004 – November 2014 (YOUNG GANGAN)

Image: WORKING!!
©Karino Takatu/SQUARE ENIX

GEKKAN SHOJO NOZAKI KUN
Author: Izumi Tsubaki
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 4.2 million copies
Original run August 2011 - ongoing (GANGAN ONLINE)

Image: GEKKAN SHOJO NOZAKI KUN
©Izumi Tsubaki /SQUARE ENIX

Janguru wa Itsumo Hare nochi Gu
Author: Renjuro Kindaichi
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Janguru wa Itsumo Hare nochi Gu

Lifetime sales Comics: 3.9 million copies
Original run January 1997 - December 2002 (SHONEN GANGAN)

Image: Janguru wa Itsumo Hare nochi Gu
©Renjuro Kindaichi/ENIX

Kimi to Boku
Author: Kiichi Hotta
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 3.8 million copies
Original run January 2003 – ongoing (G FANTASY)

Image: Kimi toBoku
©Kiichi Hotta/SQUARE ENIX

Nagasarete Airantou
Author: Takeshi Fujishiro
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 3.6 million copies
Original run May 2002 – ongoing (SHONEN GANGAN)

Image: Nagasarete Airantou
©Takeshi Fujishiro/SQUARE ENIX

SEKIREI
Author: Sakurako Gokurakuin
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 3.3 million copies
Original run December 2004 - August 2015 (YOUNG GANGAN)

Image: SEKIREI
©Sakurako Gokurakuin/SQUARE ENIX

BAMBOO BLADE
Author: Masahiro Totsuka, Aguri Igarashi
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 3.2 million copies
Original run December 2004 - September 2010 (YOUNG GANGAN)

Image: BAMBOO BLADE
©Masahiro Totsuka/SQUARE ENIX
©Aguri Igarashi/SQUARE ENIX

Nabari no Ou
Author: Yuhki Kamatani
Publisher: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

Lifetime sales Comics: 3.0 million copies
Original run May 2004 - September 2010 (G FANTASY)

Image: Nabari no Ou
©Yuhki Kamatani/SQUARE ENIX

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