Consolidated Results for the nine months ended December 31, 2014
(Prepared in Accordance with U.S. GAAP)

February 5, 2015

KONAMI CORPORATION

KONAMI CORPORATION hereby announces that the consolidated net revenues and operating income for the nine-month period ended December 31, 2014 were ¥155,889 million (100.0% of the same period in the previous year) and ¥9,734 million (131.7% of the same period in the previous year), respectively.

Income before income taxes and net income attributable to KONAMI CORPORATION were ¥11,716 million (127.7% of the same period in the previous year) and ¥6,909 million (136.7% of the same period in the previous year), respectively.

In Digital Entertainment business, mobile games for smart devices including smartphones and tablets, such as "JIKKYOU PAWAFURU PUROYAKYU" and "World Soccer Collection S," continued to enjoy steady sales, which contributed to an increase in operating income compared to the same period in the previous year.

In Health & Fitness business, we continued to develop our pricing and membership plans that enable customers to use more than one facility, and to select a suitable option based on the number of times they use our facilities. We also made ongoing efforts to promote and spread services supporting the concept of "sustainable fitness."

In Gaming & Systems business, the "Podium" video slot machine, which has become a staple product, continued to perform strongly.

In Pachinko & Pachinko Slot Machines business, we released the new pachinko slot machines "Senritsu no Stratus" and "Dororon Enma-kun Meeramera," both of which are performing favorably at pachinko parlors.


1. Consolidated Results of Operation

(Millions of yen)
 
Nine Months ended
December 31, 2014
Nine Months endedb
December 31, 2013
Revenue
155,889
155,946
Operating Profit
9,734
7,388
Income Before
Income Taxes
11,716
9,174
Net income attributable
to KONAMI CORPORATION
6,909
5,055

2. Business Segment Information - Net Revenues

(Millions of yen)
 
Digital Entertainment
Health & Fitness
Gaming & Systems
Pachislot &
Pachinko Machines
Eliminations
Consolidated
Nine Months ended
December 31, 2014
71,601
57,496
22,297
5,038
-486
155,946
Nine Months ended
December 31, 2014
67,943
55,147
23,231
10,055
-487
155,889
% of previous year
94.9
95.9
104.2
199.6
-
100.0

3. Business Segment Information - Operating Income

(Millions of yen)
 
Digital Entertainment
Health & Fitness
Gaming & Systems
Pachislot &
Pachinko Machines
Corporate and Eliminations
Consolidated
Nine Months ended
December 31, 2014
5,923
917
5,525
-610
-4,367
7,388
Nine Months ended
December 31, 2014
8,304
521
4,081
47
-3,219
9,734
% of previous year
140.2
56.8
73.9
-
-
131.7

4. Overview of the nine months ended December 31, 2014

Digital Entertainment Business

  1. Strong sales of mobile games driven by titles including "JIKKYOU PAWAFURU PUROYAKYU" and "World Soccer Collection S"
  2. Positive reception of the new "myClub" mode for "WORLD SOCCER Winning Eleven 2015" (known in the U.S. and Europe as "Pro Evolution Soccer 2015"), the latest installment in the Winning Eleven series
  3. Solid PC download sales of "METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES" on Steam
  4. Stable recurring revenues from "e-AMUSEMENT Participation" arcade games
  5. Steady sales of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME series in the global market

Health & Fitness Business

  1. Opened Konami Sports Club TSUDANUMA KANADE no MORI in Chiba prefecture
  2. Expanded the number of facilities offering swimming and P.E. class programs responding to the increasing demand for after-school lessons
  3. Launched a series of healthcare applications for smartphones, including the calorie control application "calorie-cise," and the walking support application "Dr. Walk"
  4. Released home fitness bike "S-BODY," the first hands-free model in the AEROBIKE series that enables users to "exercise while doing something else," such as reading a magazine or using a smart device.
  5. Added 34 new contract-based clubs

Gaming & Systems Business

  1. Solid sales of the "Podium" video slot machine continued, owing to its establishment as a staple product
  2. Showcased an array of products at SAGSE 2014 (South America's premier gaming systems exhibition) held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, including the first showing of "Podium Monument" in South America, and new game titles including "Exotic Princess"
  3. Casino management system "SYNKROS" well-reputed by casino operators

Pachinko & Pachinko Slot Machines Business

  1. Released "Senritsu no Stratus," a pachinko slot machine based on a proprietary IP of the Konami Group
  2. Driven by strong performance in pachinko parlors, there was growth in unit sales of "Dororon Enma-kun Meeramera," a new pachinko slot machine derived from a popular animation series and featuring an overwhelming variety of play-responsive performances

*Statements made in this news release reflect information available on the date of its announcement, and is subject to change without prior notice.