GENDA GiGO Entertainment acquires all shares in Kiddleton.~Promoting the GiGO brand in the US~.

GENDA GiGO Entertainment (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Representative Director and President: Kazuhiro Ninomiya; hereinafter “GENDA GiGO Entertainment”), a group company of GENDA Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Representative Director and Chairman of the Board: Nao Kataoka; President and President: Mai Shin; hereinafter “GENDA”), announces that it has resolved at a meeting of its Board of Directors held today to acquire all shares of Kiddleton, Inc.(Headquarters: Dallas, Texas, USA; President & CEO: Atsushi Iyoda; hereinafter “Kiddleton”) also a group company.

At the same time, GENDA GiGO Entertainment plans to establish an Overseas Business Division. Atsushi Iyota, GENDA’s Executive Officer, Head of U.S. Operations, and President & CEO of Kiddleton, will be appointed as the General Manager of the Overseas Business Division, which will be in charge of this department. He has long served as representative director of amusement-related companies based in Vietnam, the Philippines, and the U.S., and has extensive experience in promoting business overseas. He will lead GENDA GiGO Entertainment’s overseas business division by utilizing his accumulated knowledge.

GENDA GiGO Entertainment will take this opportunity to expand the “GiGO” brand in the U.S. The GENDA Group will continue to strive to realize GENDA’s Aspiration, “More fun for your days”.

Atsushi Iyoda

In 2004, he joined Aeon Fantasy Co. Store manager, district maintainer after working as a sales manager, he was responsible for the purchase and development of game machines, as well as product sales in various countries overseas. Engage in port operations. In 2015, he became the company’s ASEAN Development Manager. Vietnam, Cambo Responsible for operational support of Zia franchise stores. In 2017, became Representative Director of AEON FANTASY VIETNAM CO.,LTD. Inauguration 2018, Representative Director, AEON FANTASY GROUP PHILIPPINES, INC. Also serves as a director. In 2019, he joined GENDA Inc., and in July of the same year, Kiddleton, Inc. He founded and became CEO & President. Current position since September 2023. He will also serve as General Manager of the Overseas Business Division of GENDA Inc. GiGO Entertainment, effective May 1, 2024.

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■GENDA Company Profile.
“More fun for your days”
GENDA has built a global entertainment network to realize this Aspiration.
GENDA is an entertainment company that aims to increase the “total volume of fun” around the world. It operates a wide range of businesses in entertainment, including amusement arcade, karaoke, character merchandising, food and beverage, content and promotion (movies, interactive content, etc.). It operates approximately 700 amusement arcades such as GiGO and the karaoke chain BanBan, as well as 900 mini-locations (Non-staffed game areas) in Japan and overseas.It operates in Japan, the USA, mainland China, Taiwan, the UK and the Middle East.

Company name: GENDA Inc.
Representative Director and Chairman of the Board Nao Kataoka, Representative Director and President Mai Shin
Established: 5 May 2018.
Location: 17F, Tokyo Shiodome Building, 1-9-1 Higashi-Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
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