|1969||March 21||Kagemasa Kozuki (current Chairman of the Board) founded his business.|
KONAMI INDUSTRY CO., LTD (1 million yen in capital) was established in Osaka and began manufacturing amusement machines for arcades.
Capital increased to 4 million yen.
Capital increased to 10 million yen.
Capital increased to 20 million yen.
|1979||January||KONAMI started to export products to the United States.|
Capital increased to 40 million yen.
Headquarters moved to newly constructed office building in Osaka.
The KONAMI logo was established.
|1982||March||KONAMI received an investment from Osaka Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation Co., Ltd. and increased its capital to 120 million yen.|
Headquarters moved to Osaka Ekimae Daiyon Building in Kita-ku, Osaka.
|October||KONAMI expanded into the PC game business.|
|November||Konami of America, Inc. (currently Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.) was established in the United States.|
|1983||November||Capital increased to 300 million yen.|
|December||KONAMI expanded into the MSX game business.|
The new Technology Development Center building was established in Osaka.
|May||Konami Ltd. (currently Konami Digital Entertainment B.V.) was established in the United Kingdom.|
KONAMI was listed on the Second Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange (specially designated stocks in the second section).
|December||Konami GmbH (currently Konami Digital Entertainment B.V) was established in Germany.|
|KONAMI expanded into the Nintendo ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (called "FAMILY COMPUTER" in Japan) game business.|
|1985||November||Capital increased to 5,227 million yen.|
A new corporate identity was introduced. The new KONAMI logo was established.
Headquarters moved to the newly constructed Konami Software Development Building in Chuo-ku, Kobe.
The new Production Control Department and Distribution Center was established in Osaka.
Capital increased to 8,095 million yen.
|1987||December||Konami Kosan Co., Ltd. (currently Konami Real Estate, Inc.) was established.|
|1988||February||KONAMI was listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.|
KONAMI was listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Konami Technology Development Center (currently Kobe Office) was established in Nishi-ku, Kobe.
|June||KONAMI INDUSTRY CO., LTD. changed its trade name to KONAMI CO., LTD.|
KONAMI expanded into the pachinko & pachinko slot machines business, creating LCD games for Pachinko machines.
Headquarters moved to Minato-ku, Tokyo.
The Tokyo Technical Center (currently Kanagawa Office) was established in Zama, Kanagawa.
|September||Konami (Hong Kong) Limited (currently Konami Digital Entertainment Limited) was established in Hong Kong.|
The Kobe Building in Chuo-ku, Kobe was damaged due to the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake.
|1996||November||US holding company, Konami Corporation of America was established.|
|Konami Australia Pty Ltd was established in Australia.|
|1997||January||Konami Gaming, Inc. was established in the United States.|
Capital increased to 11,892million yen.
The Amusement Machine Division Plant (merged with the current Kobe Office) was established in Nishi-ku, Kobe.
|October||KONAMI expanded into the Australian gaming machines market.|
|November||KONAMI was listed on the Stock Exchange of Singapore.|
|European holding company, Konami Europe B.V. (currently Konami Digital Entertainment B.V.) was established in the Netherlands.|
Capital increased to 12,020million yen.
The KONAMI logo was changed from italics to plain text.
|1999||February||KONAMI entered into the card game business.|
|March||Capital increased to 13,014million yen.|
KONAMI was listed on the London Stock Exchange.
|December||The registered office of KONAMI was transferred from Chuo-ku, Kobe to Minato-ku, Tokyo.|
|2000||January||KONAMI became the first Japanese company to enter the world’s largest gaming machines market in the United States.|
|March||Capital increased to 15,793million yen.|
|June||Konami Software Shanghai, Inc. was established in China.|
|July||The corporate name was changed from KONAMI CO., LTD. to KONAMI CORPORATION.|
|November||KONAMI announced a new type of financial product called "Game Fund Tokimeki Memorial".|
|2001||February||PEOPLE CO., LTD. (currently Konami Sports & Life Co., Ltd.), became a KONAMI subsidiary through a friendly TOB (take over bid) and KONAMI expanded into the Health & Fitness business.|
Capital increased to 47,399 million yen.
|August||Acquired capital in Hudson Soft Company, Limited, making it an affiliated company.|
|2002||March||KONAMI launched e-AMUSEMENT (an online service for arcade machines).|
|April||KONAMI's sports venues assumed the new title of "Konami Sports Club".|
Headquarters moved to the Marunouchi Building in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
KONAMI was listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
KONAMI introduced a new logo on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the company's establishment.
|October||KONAMI was added to the Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei 225).|
The new office and production facility for gaming machines was built in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Internet Revolution, Inc. was established as a joint venture company with Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
|March||KONAMI acquired capital in Resort Solution Co., Ltd. (equity method affiliate), simultaneously securing a business alliance.|
|Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. was newly established to take over KONAMI’s digital entertainment business and KONAMI CORPORATION shifted to a pure holding company.|
|August||KPE, Inc. started distributing pachinko slot machines.|
Headquarters moved to Tokyo Midtown in Minato-ku, Tokyo.
|August||Two swimmers from the KONAMI Swimming Team and a gymnast from the KONAMI Gymnastics Team represented Japan's national squad in the 29th Olympic Games (2008/Beijing), winning medals in top places.|
|September||KONAMI entered into a licensing agreement with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) to produce and sell football (soccer) games.|
|2010||September||KONAMI expanded distribution of its social media contents for social networking services (SNS).|
|November||KONAMI introduced "e-AMUSEMENT Participation".|
|2011||January||KONAMI made ABILIT CORPORATION (currently TAKASAGO ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD.) a wholly-owned subsidiary through a share exchange.|
|March||KONAMI made DIGITAL GOLF Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary through a share exchange.|
|September||KONAMI acquired land accompanied by a building in Ichinomiya, Aichi (currently the Konami Group Ichinomiya Office).|
|October||Konami Facility Service, Inc. was established.|
|December||Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. was selected as a recipient of a Thomson Reuters 2011 Top 100 Global Innovator Award.|
|2012||February||KPE・TAKASAGO Sales Co., Ltd. was established.|
|March||Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. absorbed Hudson Soft Company, Limited.|
|June||Konami Digital Entertainment Orange County Development Studio, Inc. was established in the United States.|
|Takuya Kozuki assumed the position of President and Representative Director of KONAMI CORPORATION.|
|July||Four athletes from Konami Gymnastic and Swimming Team represented Japan's national squad in the 30th Olympic Games (2012/London), winning a total of 6 medals including the gold medal won by Kohei Uchimura in the men's individual all-around gymnastics event.|
|August||Konami Digital Entertainment Pte. Ltd. was established in Singapore.|
|2013||April||Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. was relocated in Windsor, U.K., as the European headquarters.|
|June||Konami Creative Center Ginza was established in Chuo-ku, Tokyo.|
|September||Los Angeles Studio (Kojima Productions) was established in the United States.|
|October||The groundbreaking ceremony for the second Gaming & Systems Business Factory
was held in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.