Banpresto Co., Ltd.(JP)(CN) is a toy manufacturer that used to publish video games. They had partnered with Nintendo in the past. The company became a full Bandai Namco subsidiary in 2006


The company was established in 1977 as Hoei Sangyo Co., Ltd.(JP). It changed its name to Coreland Technology Co., Ltd.(JP) in April 1982. When Bandai acquired a stake in the company in 1989, it was renamed Banpresto.

In 2011, the video game division was merged with Bandai Entertainment Company to form B.B. Studio with Banpresto becoming a toy brand. The toy company was consolidated into Bandai Spirits in early 2019.


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