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December 11, 2014 (Thu)News
LAND HO! will be closed from Monday, Dec. 29 through Friday, Jan. 2 for the New Years holiday.
July 11, 2014 (Fri)Games
Pokemon Card Game Gacha, co-developed by Land Ho and Takara Tomy Arts, has been released.
Official Web site
June 16, 2014 (Mon)Games
Puzzle Soccer, co-developed by Land Ho and Net Dreamers, is now available on the Google Play for Android and the App Store for iOS.
Visit Net Dreamers's News Release
Download Puzzle Soccer
May 27, 2014 (Tue)Games
Ghost Party, developed and published by LAND HO, is now available on Google Play for Android and the App Store for iOS.
March 11, 2014 (Tue)Games
SmaDra!, developed and published by LAND HO, is now available on App Store.
February 25, 2014 (Tue)News
We will be attending Bit Summit 2014 and will be bringing with us our UDK title, "Project Life with Oculus Rift".
BitSummit MMXIV
Project Life
January 27, 2014 (Mon)Games
The iOS version of JUZU -Chain Line Puzzle- co-developed by Land Ho and Filament, is now available on the App Store.
January 20, 2014 (Mon)Games
The Android version of JUZU -Chain Line Puzzle- co-developed by Land Ho and Filament, is now available on the Google Play.
December 24, 2013 (Tue)Games
NHN PlayArt has announced a press release about Pirates Girls, an application developed by Land Ho.
Visit NHN PlayArt News Release
December 20, 2013 (Fri)Games
Pirates Girls, an NHN PlayArt application for smart phones developed by Land Ho, has now been released. This title uses the Unreal Engine 3 and has spectacular graphics.
Official Web site (PC)
Official Web site (SP)
December 10, 2013 (Tue)Games
Sega Network’s Sakatsuku Shoot, developed by Land Ho, is now available on the Google Play for Android and the App Store for iOS.
Visit Sega Networks News Release
Official Web site
November 25, 2013 (Mon)News
Following in the success of Just Dance Kids in 2010 and Just Dance Kids 2 in 2011, Just Dance: Disney Party, released in 2012, has also hit one million units in sales making it the 3rd consecutive million seller console title for Land Ho!
November 22, 2013 (Fri)Games
CRIMSON DRAGON, co-developed by Grounding Inc. and Land Ho, has officially been released as a hardware launch title for the Xbox One.
Teaser movie
November 7, 2013 (Thu)Games
Sega Networks announced today that advanced registration for Sakatsuku Shoot, an iOS/Android game developed and operated by Land Ho, has started. This game is scheduled to release in December and will be free-to-play (with virtual goods).
Visit Sega Networks News Release
Teaser site
Advanced registration site
October 24, 2013 (Thu)Games
Million Derby, developed and published by LAND HO, is now available on Google Play for Android and the App Store for iOS.
October 17, 2013 (Thu)Games
Puzzle Derby, co-developed by Land Ho and Net Dreamers, has hit the No. 1 slot in App Store's top free games!
"Puzzle Derby" hits No. 1 in AppStore!
October 16, 2013 (Wed)Games
Million Derby developed by Land Ho will be released on 10/21 (Mon) on both App Store and Google Play.
Million Derby Official Web site
September 30, 2013 (Mon)Games
Puzzle Derby, co-developed by Land Ho and Net Dreamers, is now available on the Google Play for Android and the App Store for iOS.
Visit Net Dreamers's News Release
Download Puzzle Derby
August 20, 2013 (Tue)News
CRIMSON DRAGON, co-developed by Grounding Inc. and Land Ho, has officially been announced at this year's Gamescom 2013 (Cologne, Germany) to be targeted to be available at the Xbox One launch. Of the 23 titles announced, CRIMSON DRAGON was the only title developed by a Japanese developer.
gamescom: Xbox One Launch Game Titles Confirmed
August 9, 2013 (Fri)Games
SmaDra!, developed and published by LAND HO, is now available on Google Play for Android.
June 27, 2013 (Thu)Games
The iOS version of Kyukyoku Rensei - Battle of Angel co-developed by Furyu and Land Ho, is now available on the App Store.
Visit Furyu's Press Release
June 10, 2013 (Mon)Games
CRIMSON DRAGON for Microsoft's "Xbox One", co-developed by Grounding Inc. and Land Ho, has officially been announced at E3 2013.
Crimson Dragon - Xbox One Announce Trailer
June 5, 2013 (Wed)Games
OWNERS HORSE, a Bandai application developed and operated by LAND HO, has a big update added.
1. Numerous national and international GI grade races have been added.
2. A new quest feature has been added.
OWNERS HORSE
May 30, 2013 (Thu)Games
The iOS version of JUZU co-developed by Land Ho and Filament, is now available on the App Store.
May 16, 2013 (Thu)Games
The Android version of JUZU co-developed by Land Ho and Filament, is now available on the Google Play.
April 23, 2013 (Tue)GamesPress Release
GHOST HOUSE, a free tower defense game developed and published by LAND HO, is now available on Google Play for Android and the App Store for iOS. Click here to read the Press Release.
April 15, 2013 (Mon)News
LAND HO has been featured in the 2012 Develop 100 list of best game studios based on the success of their titles. Click here to view the article. Click here to access the Develop Magazine iTunes app.
April 8, 2013 (Mon)Games
OWNERS HORSE, a Bandai application developed by LAND HO, now features a new Friend League option that allows users to form leagues with their friends and other players. Click here to find out more. (Japanese only.)
April 5, 2013 (Fri)TV
wktk Radio School Sunday, a radio program produced by LAND HO, will be broadcast every Sunday from 9:00PM to 12:00AM on NHK Radio 1 beginning on April 7. The program features Yutaro Miura, Ayano Fukuda, Yoichiro Ohmi and others. Click here to find out more about this program.
April 3, 2013 (Wed)GamesPress Release
LAND HO is pleased to announce that ALPACA TENGOKU, which is now in service, has been downloaded over 10,000 times. LAND HO is offering a campaign to celebrate this milestone. Click here to read the Press Release.
April 2, 2013 (Tue)GamesPress Release
LAND HO and SANRIOWAVE, which are collaborating to offer service for Hello Kitty: Magical Ball, are offering the Spring 2013 Celebration Event and the start of the new Login Stamp feature. Click here to read the Press Release.
March 21, 2013 (Thu)News
LAND HO will be speaking at a panel discussion titled 5 things to know: Japanese Games & Publishing in Japan (Presented by JETRO) to be held at GDC 2013 on March 27.
March 6, 2013 (Wed)GamesPress Release
The iOS version of ALPACA TENGOKU is now available on the App Store. Click here to read the Press Release.
February 18, 2013 (Mon)GamesPress Release
ALPACA TENGOKU, a smartphone application developed by LAND HO!, is now available on the Google Play store for Android. Click here to read the Press Release.
February 16, 2013 (Sat)Games
Bandai's Owners Horse, a horse sim netdass title developed and operated by LAND HO!, has been transformed into a new, upgraded game called Net Carddass Owners Horse: Thoroughbred Royale. Click here to view the game's official website.
January 11, 2013 (Fri)テレビ関連
Three-Month English Conversation Topics: Utatte Hatsuon Master! Charming Standard Jazz Edition, a LAND HO production, is currently being broadcast every Wednesday at 10:00PM on NHK Educational (e-TV). Click here to find out more about this program.
January 7, 2013 (Mon)お知らせ
LAND HO! would like to wish everyone a happy new year. We look forward to continuing to serve all of our clients and customers throughout 2013.
LAND HO! 2013 New Years Card ('Nengajou')
Dec. 7, 2012 (Fri)News
LAND HO! will be closed from Monday, Dec. 31 through Friday, Jan. 4 for the New Years holiday.
December 3, 2012 (Mon)Games
LAND HO! will be attending and conducing a seminar at the next Creative Job Hunting Festival (Kurihaku) taking place on February 5, 2013. For more information, please visit the Kurihaku homepage (Japanese only).
November 15, 2012 (Thu)Games
Hello Kitty: Magical Ball, developed by LAND HO! and Sanrio Wave for the GREE platform, has been released on the App Store for iOS. Click here to go to the app's download page. A GREE account is required to play.
November 5, 2012 (Mon)Games
97 Things Every Game Creator Should Know, written by Naoto Yoshioka and published by O-Reilly Japan, releases today. LAND HO! President and CEO Masanobu Tsukamoto contributed to the content of the book. Click here to read more about the book. (Japanese)
October 31, 2012 (Wed)Games
LAND HO! is proud to announce that global sell-through of Just Dance Kids 2, originally released in 2011, has surpassed one million units, making it the second title in the Just Dance Kids series, which debuted in 2010, to achieve this milestone.
October 25, 2012 (Thu)Games
Hello Kitty: Magical, co-developed by Sanrio and LAND HO!, has been released for GREE.
Click here for: Google Play (Android)
Please note that a GREE account is required to play.
October 23, 2012 (Tue)Games
Just Dance: Disney Party, published by Ubisoft and developed by LAND HO!, was released in North America on Oct. 23 for Nintendo Wii and Kinect for Xbox 360.
October 18, 2012 (Thu)News
Three-Month English Conversation Topics: Learn English By Walking Through Nature! Mountain Girls: A Vacation to Canada, a LAND HO production, is currently being broadcast every Wednesday from 10:00PM to 10:20PM on NHK Educational. The program is hosted by Toyoko Tokita, Jeff Jensen, Momoko Sekiya and Fuyumi Christine Yokura. Click here for the Official Homepage.
October 4, 2012 (Thu)News
LAND HO is featured in "IT/NET Engineers: 100 Companies With Growth Potential" in ENGINEER POWER 100.
August 22, 2012 (Wed)GamesPress Release
The CRASH HEROES Official Homepage has been updated with a new Play Trailer and a Roundtable Discussion! Click here to view the Press Release.
August 20, 2012 (Mon)News
LAND HO is pleased to announce that it is participating in the Scholarship Program for the Computer Entertainment Developers Conference (CEDEC 2012) and Tokyo Game Show 2012. Please click here to access IGDA Japan.
August 14, 2012 (Tue)GamesPress Release
The "Start Dash Campaign" for CRASH HEROES is underway. Click here to read the Press Release.
August 9, 2012 (Thu)Games
Nou ni Kaikan: Minna de Aha-taiken!, published by Sega, is now available as a downloadable purchase on the PlayStation Store.
July 26, 2012 (Thu)Games
Nou ni Kaikan: Aha-taiken!, published by Sega, is now available as a downloadable purchase on the PlayStation Store.
July 25, 2012 (Wed)News
LAND HO! opens its Official FaceBook page!
July 9, 2012 (Mon)Games
Bejeweled Legend, developed by LAND HO! for GREE in cooperation with PopCap Games, is now available for smartphones. A GREE account is required to play.
Click here for: iOS (iTunes) | Android (Google Play)
July 6, 2012 (Fri)News
LAND HO! appears in the July 10 Vol. 168 issue of CGWORLD Magazine as part of its CG Production Yearbook 2012 publication.
July 3, 2012 (Tue)Newsプレスリリース
LAND HO! announces the opening of a studio in Shanghai. Click here for the Official Press Release.
June 12, 2012 (Tue) News
Just DanceR: Disney Party, published by Ubisoft and developed by LAND HO!, won the Silver award for "Best Kids Game" at E3 2012 by Family Friendly Gaming. Please click here to view the awards page.
June 4, 2012 (Mon) News
Just DanceR: Disney Party, published by Ubisoft and developed by LAND HO!, has been officially announced. Please click here to view the official Press Release.
May 26, 2012 (Fri)Games
The "Booster Pack" item is released for Owners Horse, a title published by Bandai and whose race scenes were developed at LAND HO. Please click here to access the game's official Japanese home page. (No English support available.)
May 8, 2012 (Tue)Games
CRASH HEROES, developed by LAND HO for the GREE Platform, has been released for Android and iOS. A GREE account is necessary to play. (Available in Japanese only.)
April 27, 2012 (Fri)Games
The Beta test period has begun for Owners Horse, a title published by Bandai and whose race scenes were developed at LAND HO. Please click here to access the game's official Japanese home page. (No English support available.)
Apr. 12, 2012 (Thu) TV
Three-Month Topic: Brush Up On Your English Through Social Media! English Output Expression Technology, which LAND HO helped plan, is being broadcast every Wednesday at 10PM on NHK Educational. This program encourages viewers to practice their English skills using Facebook and Twitter.

Click here to see the official website.
Mar. 29, 2012 (Mon)Games
The Official Homepage for Crimson Dragon (Japanese version) has been published. Please click here to visit the website. (Available in Japanese only)
Mar. 15, 2012 (Mon)Games
The final name of Crimson Dragon, formerly known as Project: Draco, was announced at the Xbox 360 Gratitude Festival in AKIBA event held on Feb. 26, 2012. The title is being co-developed by Grounding Inc. and LAND HO! Please click here to read an article about the game.
Feb. 27, 2012 (Mon)Games
The development blog for a new LAND HO! project is unveiled. Please click here to read about this exciting new project, which uses Unreal Engine!
Feb. 6, 2012 (Mon) Games
Mofumofu Farm, developed by LAND HO! for Hangame, is released for the App Store. A Hangame registration is required to play. Players who access the iOS version from Feb. 6, 2012 to Mar. 2, 2012 will receive 2 free Aroma Candles!
Jan. 20, 2012 (Fri) News
An article about LAND HO's on-the-job training is published by GameBusiness.jp. An English translation from LAND HO is available here.
Jan. 1, 2012 (Sun) News
"Nenga2012" is released as a free web and Android downloadable app. The application is in Japanese, but can be enjoyed by anyone.

To play, simply click "Game Start" in the first 2 menus. The goal of the game is to clear all the letter blocks by pressing them in order so each chain spells out the word "Dragon." 2012 is the year of the Dragon in the Chinese Zodiac. Once all the blocks are cleared, the player wins. Try to clear them all in as little time as possible!
Dec. 27, 2011 (Tue) News
LAND HO! will be closed from Thursday Dec. 29 through Tuesday Jan. 3 for the New Years holiday.
Dec. 20, 2011 (Tue) Games
Mofumofu Farm, developed by LAND HO! for Hangame, is released for the Android Marketplace. A Hangame registration is required to play.
Oct. 13, 2011 (Thu) News
Now accepting applications for March 2012 graduates.
Please see (NEW GRADUATES) for more details. (Japanese only)
Sept. 27, 2011 (Tue)TV
Three-Month Topic: Eikaiwa Utatte Hatsuon Master! -Miwaku no Standard: Jazz-hen, developed by LAND HO!, is to be broadcast every Tuesday at 11PM on NHK Educational starting Sept. 28. We encourage people who want to sing well in English to check it out!
(Three-Month Topic: Eikaiwa Utatte Hatsuon Master! -Miwaku no Standard: Jazz-hen)
Sept. 22, 2011 (Thu)Games
A smartphone version of Sega's popular Derby-ba wo Tsukurou! series, developed by LAND HO!, has been released for the GREE platform. Click here to read an article about the game. (Japanese only) A GREE account is required to play.
Sept. 16, 2011 (Fri)GamesPress Release
Mofumofu Farm, a Hangame application developed by LAND HO, is released for South Korea portal site NAVER as a "Naver social app." This is the first title released in cooperation with NHN Japan as part of its expansion into the Korean market.

Click here to read a Press Release about the game (Japanese only). Click here to read about the Korean version of Mofumofu Farm. A NAVER registration is required to play.
Aug. 22, 2011 (Mon)GamesPress Release
Ubisoft announces Just Dance Kids 2, developed by LAND HO!, for Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360 Kinect and PlayStation 3's PlayStation Move. The game will be released in North America in October 2011.
(Press Release)