For us at HAL Laboratory, it’s important to have happy customers and happy employees, too.
When we do work and appreciate its sense and worth, the act of working becomes a delight.
If we put our heart into our work and it leads to something that brings joy to our customers, then both we and our customers can share in a joy that forms a bond between us.
To bind us together through joy.
The things important to us as creators are amazement, enjoyment, and warmth.
To amaze you.
To have you say, “That was fun!”
With care and love, we make our products one at a time for you, our customer.
We bring you happiness through our creations, and that becomes our happiness, too.
Just as we did in the past, here at HAL Laboratory we’re going to continue on as an enterprise - one that values the happiness of our customers and employees.
Some of our work includes game software such as the Kirby series, Boxboy! series, Super Smash Bros. Melee for Nintendo GameCube, and more, as well as development of game engines, middleware, scripting languages and framework, character production, and more. Our corporate logo, the “Inutamago” (inu means “dog” and tamago means “egg” in Japanese), portrays an image of a dog caring for eggs, expressing our corporate philosophy of providing the world with surprises and all new kinds of fun. The year 2016 marks our 36th year in business.
Research and development of digital entertainment products
・Software for home video game and portable consoles
・Electronic toys and game peripheral devices
・Research and development of game production systems
Game system software
・3D graphics production tools for games
・Research and development of all areas of 3D graphics
Original character production
Head Office, Tokyo R&D Center
1-22, Kandasuda-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0041, Japan
Yamanashi R&D Center
1999-9, Ryuoshinmachi, Kai-shi,Yamanashi 400-0111, Japan
1,623,000,000 Yen (Fiscal year ending in March 2016)
Chairman of the Board & CEO: Masayoshi Tanimura
President & COO: Satoshi Mitsuhara
Director: Makoto Kanai
Director: Shigefumi Kawase
Auditor: Akira Sobue
153 (As of August 1, 2016)
In an interview with United World, Mr. Masayoshi Tanimura, Chairman and CEO of HAL Laboratory,... Feb 10, 2017