About FIELDS

History

June 1988Established Toyo Shoji Co., Ltd. in Midori-ku, Nagoya City in Aichi Prefecture for the purpose of selling pachinko/pachislot machines and selling steel materials
July 1989Established Central Cosmo Co., Ltd., in Midori-ku, Nagoya City, Japan, with a paid-in capital of ¥10 million aiming at sales of pachinko ball vendors which fit between pachinko machines
January 1999 Obtained ISO 9002 certification (Sales Division) (transition to ISO9001 from December 2002)
October 2000Merged with Hokuyo Building Co., Ltd. (established in January 1991), Database Co., Ltd. (established in August 1986), and SK Office Ltd. (established in April 1987, merger ratio were 1:0.3:0.4:0.4)
November 2000Signed distributorship agreement with Rodeo Co., Ltd. and started selling the Gamera, its pachislot machine
March 2001Sold the pachinko hall operation business to Takeya Co., Ltd.
June 2001Began operating "Total Workout" fitness clubs
October 2001Split up company (incorporation-type company split) and moved steel material business to new company (Toyo Shoji Co., Ltd.)
Rename to FIELDS CORPORATION and moved the headquarters to Minato-ku, Tokyo
November 2001Signed a basic exclusive distributorship agency agreement with Rodeo Co., Ltd. for pachislot machines
March 2002Made Cerio Ltd. (currently Fields Jr. Corporation) a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
Made RODEO Co., Ltd. of SEGA SAMMY Group, an affiliate through a stock acquisition
December 2002Changed a status to ISO 9001 (Sales Division)
January 2003Established Digital Load Corporation (currently Lucent Pictures Entertainment Inc.) as a subsidiary
March 2003Raised capital to ¥1,295 million through public offering
Listed in the JASDAQ
November 2003Signed a basic distribution agreement with a pachinko/pachislot machine manufacturer Daido Co., Ltd. (currently Bisty Co., Ltd.)
Conducted a 1:5 stock split
February 2004Made D3 Publisher Inc. an affiliate through a stock acquisition
June 2004Raised capital to ¥7,948 million through public offering
July 2004Moved the headquarters to Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
September 2004Conducted a 1:2 stock split
December 2004Listed shares on Japan Securities Dealers Association Quotation System (JASDAQ)
Began selling pachinko/pachislot machines in the “Evangelion” series
March 2005Made D3 Publisher Inc. a subsidiary through an additional stock acquisition
Made Kadokawa Haruki Corporation an affiliate through a stock acquisition
July 2005Made White Trash Charms Japan Co., Ltd. a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
Made J.Sakazaki Marketing Ltd. a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
October 2005Opened the G&E BUSINESS SCHOOL
Merged 3 subsidiaries (Professional Management Co., Ltd., Total Workout Corporation, and J.Sakazaki Marketing Ltd.) and named new company as Japan Sports Marketing Inc.
November 2005Made E-Active Co., Ltd. a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
April 2006D3 Publisher Inc. conducted company split and newly created holding company was renamed to D3 Inc. New D3 Publisher Inc. was established
Made thinkArts Co., Ltd. a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
June 2006Renamed E-Active Co., Ltd. to Fields Pictures Corporation
October 2006Established FutureScope Corp. as a subsidiary
February 2007Established Ildel Corporation as a subsidiary
August 2007Obtained ISO 27001 (Information System Division)
October 2007Renamed Digital Load Corporation to Lucent Pictures Entertainment, Inc.
December 2007Made EXPRESS Inc. a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
Established Haruki Fields Cinema Fund as a subsidiary
January 2008Made Shinnichi Technology Co., Ltd., a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
Made Bbmf Magazine, inc. an affiliate through a stock acquisition
February 2008Signed business tie-up with KYORAKU SANGYO
March 2008Made SPO Entertainment Inc. an affiliate through a stock acquisition
January 2009Merged with Fields Pictures Corporation and White Trash Charms Japan Co., Ltd
March 2009Liquidated thinkArts Co., Ltd.
Sold all shares of D3 Inc.
May 2009Established F Corporation (currently BOOOM Corporation) as a subsidiary
Established K-1 INTERNATIONAL Corporation as a subsidiary
November 2009Signed basic agreement on distribution with Enterrise Co., Ltd. of CAPCOM Group
March 2010Established SOUGOU MEDIA INC. as an affiliate
April 2010Listed shares on the Osaka Securities Exchange (JASDAQ Market) following merger of the JASDAQ Securities Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange
Established HERO'S INC. as an affiliate
Made Tsuburaya Productions Co., Ltd. a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
Made Digital Frontier Inc. a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
June 2010Increased stakes in Digital Frontier Inc.
October 2010Liquidated Ildel Corporation
Listed shares on the Osaka Securities Exchange (JASDAQ standard) following merger of the Osaka Securities Exchange Hercules, Osaka Securities Exchange JASDAQ and Osaka Securities Exchange Neo
December 2010Established IP Bros. Inc. as a subsidiary
January 2011Made MICROCABIN CORP. a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
February 2011Liquidated Haruki Fields Cinema Fund
May 2011Liquidated JSM, HAWAII, LLC
Established Total Workout premium management Inc. as a subsidiary
June 2011Sold a part of F Corporation stock
November 2011Made NEX ENTERTAINMENT CO., LTD. a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
Published monthly comic “HERO'S” Monthly with Shogakukan Creative INC.
February 2012Made Mizuho Corp. an affiliate through Fields’ underwriting of a capital increase through a third-party allotment of new shares
Signed shareholders agreement with Universal Entertainment Corporation
March 2012Renamed F Corporation to BOOOM Corporation
Liquidated Japan Sports Marketing Inc.
June 2012Established ChairSide, Inc. as a subsidiary
October 2012Conducted a 1:100 stock split and adopted a share-trading-unit system to make the share-trading unit 100 shares
Sold all shares of Bbmf Magazine, inc.
December 2012Renamed ChairSide, Inc. to HAIRGRANCE Inc.
March 2013Made Japan Amusement Broadcasting Corp. an affiliate through a stock acquisition
Made HAIRGRANCE Inc. an affiliate through a part of stock transferred
April 2013Signed business alliance agreement with D-light Co., Ltd. of Daiichi Group
June 2013Increased stakes in EXPRESS Inc.
July 2013Listed shares on Tokyo Stock Exchange JASDAQ (Standard) following the merger of the spot markets of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange
Made GLAMOROUS co., ltd. an affiliate through a stock acquisition
September 2013Established F Corporation (currently XAAX Inc.) as a subsidiary
Established BOOOM Corporation (Note) as a subsidiary
Renamed F Corporation to XAAX Inc.
Increased stakes in MICROCABIN CORP.
October 2013Merged with EXPRESS Inc.
January 2014Made NANASHOW Corporation an affiliate through Fields’ underwriting of a capital increase through a third-party allotment of new shares
March 2014Renamed BOOOM Corporation (Note) to GLOWZ Inc. (currently TOKYO DEBUG Inc.)
Increased stakes in Lucent Pictures Entertainment
Increased stakes in FutureScope Corp.
Increased stakes in NANASHOW Corporation
Renamed HAIRGRANCE Inc. to X'stina Inc.
April 2014Signed business alliance agreement with NANASHOW Corporation
February 2015Signed basic agreement on distribution with OK CO., Ltd. of KYORAKU Group
April 2015Shares listing moved to the First section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
May 2015Established Fields Amino Link Inc. as a subsidiary
Made K.K. Aristocrat Technologies (currently K.K. CROSSALPHA) a subsidiary through a stock acquisition
Made Spiky Corporation a subsidiary through a stock acquisition of K.K. Aristocrat Technologies
June 2015Signed business alliance agreement with Daiichi Shokai Co., Ltd.
September 2015IP Bros. Inc. was absorbed and merged into FutureScope Corp.
September 2017Made No9 Inc. an affiliate through FIELDS’ underwriting of a capital increase through a third-party allotment of new shares
February 2018Established Japan Premium Broadcast Inc. with Amusement Press Japan Inc. and adcircle as a subsidiary

Note: BOOOM Corporation, established in September 2013, is a separate entity from the BOOOM Corporation whose trade name was changed from F Corporation in March 2012.