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Fast facts on Banpresto
Founded: 1977
Defunct: 2011 (stopped video game production)
T-series code: T-206
Merged into: Bandai (1989)
Headquarters: Japan

Banpresto Co., Ltd. (バンプレスト) is a Japanese video game developer and publisher established in 1977 as Hoei Sangyō (豊栄産業) before renaming itself to Coreland (コアランドテクノロジー) in 1982. In 1989 it was bought by Bandai, and renamed Banpresto.

When Namco and Bandai merged to form Bandai Namco, Banpresto was restructured and now focuses solely on toys based on Bandai's products.


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