Bandai Co., Ltd.(株式会社バンダイ Kabushiki-gaisha Bandai) is a Japanese toy making and video game company. It is the world's third-largest producer of toys (after Mattel and Hasbro). Its headquarters is located in Taitō, Tokyo.
After the merger with game developer and amusement facility operator Namco, Bandai Co., Ltd. is now under the management of Namco Bandai Holdings and a member of Bandai Namco Group. After group reorganisation in 2006, Bandai heads the group's Toys and Hobby Strategic Business Unit (SBU).
Bandai Games (Now Namco Bandai Games)
Bandai Games produced and distributed video games based on Bandai properties including Mobile Suit Gundam: Zeonic Front, Gundam Wing: Endless Duel and Mobile Suit Gundam: Journey to Jaburo. In the beginning of 2005, Bandai Games opened a United States office as a wholly owned subsidiary of Bandai America which, prior to that, handled the publishing of video games in North America itself.
On March 31, 2006, it was merged into Namco Ltd. and Namco Ltd. was renamed Namco Bandai Games Inc.
PlayStation 2 Games developed/published by Bandai
- Digimon Rumble Arena 2
- Digimon World 4
- Digimon World Data Squad
- Eureka Seven Vol. 1: The New Wave
- The Fast and the Furious (Published as Namco Bandai Games and distributed by Universal Interactive)
- Inuyasha: Feudal Combat
- Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space
- Mobile Suit Gundam: Federation vs. Zeon
- Mobile Suit Gundam: Journey to Jaburo
- Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Never Ending Tomorrow
- Mobile Suit Gundam: Zeonic Front
- Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam
- MS Saga - A New Dawn
- One Piece: Grand Adventure
- One Piece: Grand Battle
- Zatch Bell! Mamodo Battles
- Zatch Bell! Mamodo Fury
- Scooby-Doo Adventure
- Uchuu Keiji Tamashii: The Space Sheriff Spirits
- "Lego Celebrates 50 Years of Building"
- "Bandai Group Establishes 'Bandai Channel' to Distribute Broadband Content." Bandai Group. March 4, 2004. Retrieved on March 16, 2010.
- Toys and Hobby Strategic Business Unit
- Bandai (Japanese)
- Namco Bandai Holdings Inc. (Japanese) (parent company)
- Bandai Games (now called Namco Bandai Games)
- Bandai Visual
- Bandai Europe
- Vintage Bandai toys
- Bandai France
- Bandai UK
- Bandai USA
- Bandai ASIA
- Bandai Korea
- Bandai Deutsch
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