Konami is a Japanese company with headquarters located in the center of Tokyo, Minato, Tokyo and other areas around the world. It is popular among the sale of cards, video games and anime. Some of the most popular games that were developed include: Dance Dance Revolution, Metal Gear, Pro Evolution Soccer/Winning Eleven and Yu-Gi-Oh!. Konami was founded on March 21, 1969.

In January 2011, Konami acquired Hudson Soft. It was fully merged in March 2012.

Video games

Konami has developed numerous video games. Among others, some include:

  • Castlevania
  • Contra
  • Dance Dance Revolution
  • Frogger
  • Goemon
  • Gradius
  • Metal Gear
  • Parodius
  • Silent Hill
  • Suikoden
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Tiny Toon Adventures
  • Tokimeki Memorial
  • TwinBee
  • Yu-Gi-Oh!

Bomberman Series

Konami was involved with eight Bomberman games:


Konami has several websites.


  • Since Hudson Soft was fully absorbed into Konami, some Konami characters have made cameos in the Bomberman series. Namely, Belmont Bomber from the Castlevania series, and Pyramid Head Bomber from the Silent Hill series.