KONAMI to be Sponsor of "KONAMI Nippon Series 2011"

October 25, 2011


KONAMI is proud to announce that it will be a name sponsor of the Professional Baseball Nippon Series (host: The Nippon Professional Baseball Organization).

The first round will be held on Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at the home baseball field of the winner of the Climax Series of the Pacific League under the official name "KONAMI Nippon Series 2011."

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KONAMI Nippon Series 2011

In addition to the social game "Professional Baseball Dream Nine," KONAMI has been providing baseball content such as game software, arcade machines and card games.

KONAMI supports KONAMI Nippon Series will be able to share the excitement, wonder and encouragement to many people.

Comment from Ryozo Kato, Nippon Professional Baseball Organization President, Nippon Professional Baseball Commissioner:

It is a great pleasure to welcome KONAMI, an NPB partner with a long history of support and understanding towards professional baseball, as the first-ever name sponsor of the Nippon Championship Series. Opening a new chapter in baseball history as the KONAMI Nippon Series, this is sure to be a vital step in the future development of professional baseball.

Comment from Fumiaki Tanaka, COO of KONAMI CORPORATION:

It is an incredible honor to be able to lend a helping hand to the success of Japan's greatest professional baseball event?the KONAMI Nippon Series 2011. We at KONAMI will continue to support professional baseball to the absolute best of our ability.