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Consolidated Results for the nine months ended December 31, 2011
(Prepared in Accordance with U.S. GAAP)

February 2, 2012

KONAMI CORPORATION

We hereby announce that our consolidated net revenues and operating income for the nine months ended December 31, 2011 were ¥194,522 million ( 103.3 % of the same period in the previous year) and ¥ 30,921 million ( 186.9 % of the same period of the previous year), respectively.

Income before income taxes and net income attributable to KONAMI CORPORATION were ¥30,018 million ( 197.2 % of the same period in the previous year) and ¥17,046 million ( 177.3 % of the same period of the previous year), respectively.

Consolidated results for the nine months increased considerably year-on-year due to the brisk progression of each business segments.

The Digital Entertainment business showed brisk sales in step with growth in social networking services (SNS) such as DRAGON COLLECTION and the total number of registered users for Konami Group's social games surpassed 15 million users. In addition, game software series such as soccer, baseball and METAL GEAR marked steady sales and the popular card game YU-GI-OH! TRADING CARD GAME also performed strongly.

In the Gaming & Systems business, we continued to maintain a record high net revenues and operating income for the nine months despite the appreciation of the yen. Our video slot machine Podium continued to show brisk sales.

In the Pachinko & Pachinko Slot Machines business, we delivered solid performance, with the sales volume of MAGICAL HALLOWEEN 3 reaching the highest level of unit sales in Konami Group's history. We also released a new pachinko slot machine title, GAMBARE GOEMON 2.

Due to the improved efficiency of the management of the facilities, the operating income of the Health & Fitness business increased year on year.

1. Consolidated Results of Operation

(Millions of yen)
  Net Revenues Operating Income Income Before Income Taxes Net income attributable to KONAMI CORPORATION
Nine Months ended December 31, 2011 194,522 30,921 30,018 17,046
Nine Months ended December 31, 2010 188,308 16,541 15,224 9,615

 

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2.Segment Information - Net Revenues

(Millions of yen)
  Nine Months ended December 31, 2010 Nine Months ended December 31, 2011 % of previous year
Digital Entertainment 97,943 99,464 101.6
Gaming & Systems 14,454 18,103 125.2
Pachinko & Pachinko Slot Machines 11,544 15,559 134.8
Health & Fitness 65,104 62,052 95.3
Eliminations -737 -656 -
Consolidated 188,308 194,522 103.3

3.Segment Information - Operating Income

(Millions of yen)
  Nine Months ended December 31, 2010 Nine Months ended December 31, 2011 % of previous year
Digital Entertainment 12,958 24,289 187.4
Gaming & Systems 3,774 5,065 134.2
Pachinko & Pachinko Slot Machines 3,277 3,818 116.5
Health & Fitness 1,315 2,050 155.9
Corporate and Eliminations -4,783 -4,301 -
Consolidated 16,541 30,921 186.9

4.Overview of the nine months ended December 31, 2011

Digital Entertainment Business

  1. (1) SNS game "DRAGON COLLECTION" saw membership top 5 million players, maintained the top-ranking position on GREE.
  2. (2) "SENGOKU COLLECTION", with membership surpassing 2.5 million players, maintained a high-ranking position on Mobage.
  3. (3) Game software series such as soccer, baseball and METAL GEAR showed brisk sales.
  4. (4) Amusement arcade videogame "MAH-JONG FIGHT CLUB" which adopted the e-AMUSEMENT Participation enjoyed favorable sales.
  5. (5) Popular card game "YU-GI-OH! TRADING CARD GAME" showed strong performance.

Gaming & Systems Business

  1. (1) Solid sales of video slot machine "Podium".
  2. (2) Steady increase of sales from participation fees.
  3. (3) Expanded sales network and extended partnership with official distributors in Central and South American, European and Asian markets.

Pachinko & Pachinko Slot Machines

  1. (1) KPE title "MAGICAL HALLOWEEN 3" delivered a solid performance with sales volume reaching the highest level for Konami Group.
  2. (2) Released "GAMBARE GOEMON 2."

Health & Fitness Business

  1. (1) Opened two new directly operated clubs (Izumi Fuchu and GRANCISE OSAKA) including a reconstruction, and added nine new contract-based clubs.
  2. (2) With the reopening of Konami Sports Club Sendai Nagamachi, the last remaining facility affected by the earthquake, all directly managed facilities have resumed operations.
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