Sony's game, music and movie units contributed two-thirds of operating income in the year ended March, indicating that the group is metaverse-ready.
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The push for more women at the upper levels of Japan's largest staffing agency is part of a diversity drive to ensure a flow of bright business ideas, the firm says.
It also announced a special dividend of ¥160 per share, worth some ¥70 billion, in an apparent effort to placate activist shareholders it has long been at odds with.
The surprise announcement came as Nintendo said it expects sell 21 million Switch games consoles in the fiscal year that started on April 1, down 9% year on year.
Netflix Inc. announced on April 26 a multi-film deal with Japan's Studio Colorido, as the streaming giant ramps up its anime offering and looks to Asia for growth. Netflix is co-producing three feature films with Studio Colorido, including "Drifting Home," which premieres in September. The ...
Nintendo sold 11.8 million home-portable Switch units and 3.2 million of the handheld-only Switch Lite in the first nine months of the financial year.
The firm is benefiting from strong demand for its PlayStation 5 games console, which it launched in November 2020.
A blog post by Yoko Ishikura published last displayed a low-resolution image with a "Pixta" watermark, a breach of the stock photo platform's terms of service.
PayPay has deployed a shoe-leather sales force of thousands to target restaurants, drugstores and supermarkets, attracting more than 3 million merchants.
The firm has unveiled N-ko, a "sheep-human lifeform," to help promote its growing anime streaming offering.