SPONSORSHIP

2016

SANKYO sponsored the "WBA Unified World Flyweight Boxing Championship".

The "WBA Unified World Flyweight Boxing Championship" we sponsored was held on December 31, 2016. The champion, Kazuto Ioka, won this championship with TKO and succeeded in defending his WBA world flyweight title.

WBA Unified World Flyweight Championship

Champion in three classes
WBA world flyweight champion
Kazuto Ioka (Ioka Gym)

VS.

WBA world flyweight interim champion
Stamp Kiatniwat (Thailand)

Overview
Result : Winner: Kazuto Ioka (7th round TKO at 2 minutes 51 seconds)
Date : Saturday, December 31, 2016
Place : Shimazu Arena Kyoto
TV broadcasting : TBS nationwide network
Air time : From 6:00 p.m.

For more information, click on this link.

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SANKYO sponsored "The 48th All Japan Open Karate Championship."

"The 48th All Japan Open Karate Championship," hosted by the International Karate Organization Kyokushinkaikan, which SANKYO sponsors throughout the year, was held as follows.

"The 48th All Japan Open Karate Championship" is the national top full contact karate tournament to decide the "No. 1 karate athletes in Japan," which the Kyokushinkaikan holds every autumn. In this tournament, karate athletes who have won the qualifying round that took place nationwide as well as competitive karate athletes from abroad gather together at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, and they compete against each other to win the competition based on a tournament format for two days.

Outline of the "The 48th All Japan Open Karate Championship"
Date : November 5 (Sat.) and November 6 (Sun.), 2016
Event time : 10:00 (both dates)
Place : Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium

For more information, click on this link.

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Regarding the postponement of the C3 in Bangkok 2016

Upon the demise of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, we SANKYO will inform you that we received a notification from the organizer that the "C3 in Bangkok 2016" was decided to be postponed which was scheduled to be held on October 22, 2016 (Saturday) and October 23 (Sunday).

The details about the postponement of this event will be informed later.

We express our sincere condolences on the demise of the King in this time.

For more information, click on this link.

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SANKYO sponsored "C3inBeijing 2016".

SANKYO had a booth at the "C3inBeijing 2016" event which was held from October 1st (Sat) to October 3rd (Mon) 2016 at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, China.

"C3inBeijing 2016", which was held for the first time this year, is an entertainment event introducing “Character, Culture, and Content” of Japan to China.

SANKYO participated for the first time, exhibiting our pachinko tie-in content and other content related to our company, and handing out novelty goods.

Overview of "C3inBeijing 2016"
Date : October 1st (Sat), October 2nd (Sun), October 3rd (Mon), 2016
Place : China National Convention Center, Hall 1
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SANKYO sponsored “MacrossΔ Tactical Sound Unit ‘Walküre’ 1st LIVE in Zepp Walküre Attack!”.

SANKYO sponsored “MacrossΔ Tactical Sound Unit ‘Walküre’ 1st LIVE in Zepp Walküre Attack!”.

“MacrossΔ Tactical Sound Unit ‘Walküre’ 1st LIVE in Zepp Walküre Attack!” is a live event featuring the galaxy’s strongest Tactical Sound Unit “Walküre,” which appears in “MacrossΔ,” a TV anime that we sponsor.

Overview of “MacrossΔ Tactical Sound Unit ‘Walküre’ 1st LIVE in Zepp Walküre Attack!”
【Osaka】
Date : August 14th (Sun) 2016, From 17:30
Place : Zepp Namba Osaka
【Nagoya】
Date : August 21st (Sun) 2016, From 17:30
Place : Zepp Nagoya
【Tokyo】
Date : September 10th (Sat) 2016, (1) From 14:30 (2) From 19:00
Place : Zepp DiverCity Tokyo
・Performers
The Tactical Sound Unit “Walküre” are
Mikumo: JUNNA / Freyja: Minori Suzuki / Kaname: Kiyono Yasuno / Reina: Nao Toyama / Makina: Nozomi Nishida

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SANKYO sponsored “a-nation island & stadium fes. 2016”.

SANKYO sponsored Japan's largest summer music festival, “a-nation island & stadium fes. 2016.”

In this event, two festivals were held in summertime Shibuya for seven days: one was “a-nation island” in which different daily performances were presented for different daily themes, and the other was “a-nation stadium fes.” in which a contest of splendid headliners was realized in Tokyo. Our company had an exhibition booth and distributed original cooling goods (portable micro mist and cool scarf) for free. Moreover, our company set up a photo spot where one could do a photo session.

Overview of "a-nation island"
Date : Friday, July 29 – Thursday, August 4, 2016
Place : Tokyo: Yoyogi National Stadium’s First Gymnasium and Second Gymnasium, and others
Overview of "a-nation stadium fes."
Date : Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28, 2016
Place : Tokyo Ajinomoto Stadium

For more information, click on this link.

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SANKYO sponsored “SUMO World Championships 2016 in Mongolia”.

SANKYO sponsored “SUMO World Championships 2016 in Mongolia” (sponsored by Mongolian Sumo Federation and International Sumo Federation) held at Buyant Ukhaa gymnasium, Ulan Bator, Mongolia from Jul 30 (Sat) to Jul 31 (Sun), 2016.

“SUMO World Championships 2016 in Mongolia” has been held in 8 countries worldwide since 1992, and this is the first time to be held in Mongolia. The past Mongolian grand champions are scheduled to attend as the guests. This is the event that draws the interest of all over the world not only Mongolia and Japan. Our company will assume the title sponsorship of it and at the same time we will promote our company by managing booths.

Overview of “SUMO World Championships 2016 in Mongolia”
Date : Jul.30 (Sat) - Jul.31 (Sun), 2016
Venue : Buyant Ukhaa gymnasium
Schedule : Jul. 30 (Sat), 2016: International Sumo Championship (men and women)
    Jul. 30 (Sun), 2016: International Junior Championship (men and women) /
              Asian International Championship (men and women)

For more information, click on this link.

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SANKYO sponsored WBA World’s Flyweight Title Match.

WBA World’s Flyweight Title Match we co-sponsored was held on July 20, 2016.
The Champion, Kazuto Ioka, won the match with KO, and successfully defended his WBA World’s Flyweight title.

"WBA World’s Flyweight Title Match"

A triple champion
WBA world’s Flyweight Champion
Kazuto Ioka (Ioka Gym)

VS.

WBA World’s Flyweight No. 6, *As of June 29, 2016
Keyvin Lara (Nicaragua)

Result : Winner Kazuto Ioka (KO at Round 11, 1 min. 11 sec.)
Date : July 20, 2016 ,Wednesday
Venue : Edion Arena Osaka (Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium)
TV Broadcasting : TBS nationwide
Broadcasting hours : 20:00-22:00

For more information, click on this link.

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SANKYO sponsored "C3 CharaExpo 2016" as a proud sponsor.

SANKYO sponsored "C3 CharaExpo 2016" both as a sponsor and booth exhibitor, which took place at Hall 7 of Singapore EXPO on July 9th (Sat) and 10th (Sun), 2016.

"C3 CharaExpo 2016" was an entertainment event that aimed to introduce various characters, cultures, and contents from Japan to Singapore and other South East Asian countries. This event was first held last year under the name of CharaExpo but had been renamed to "C3 CharaExpo 2016" for this year. The company sponsored this event for the first time and also exhibited various sales promotion materials for SANKYO pachinko and pachislot machines and other contents, etc. associated with the company.

Overview of "C3 CharaExpo 2016"
Event dates : July 9th (Sat) and July 10th (Sun), 2016
Venue : Hall 7, Singapore Expo
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SANKYO sponsored "ANIME EXPO 2016" and made an exhibition.

SANKYO sponsored and made an exhibition in "ANIME EXPO 2016",which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, U.S.A. from July 1,2016 to July 4,2016.

"ANIME EXPO 2016" was an event intended to introduce Japanese subculture such as Japanese fashion, music, etc. as well as Japanese anime and manga to North America. Our company has exhibited a Pachinko game machine in the trial playing event held at the entertainment zone – pachinko/slot game booth. Also we exhibited pachinko machines, and sold anime goods in the booth shared by our company and SATELIGHT Inc., one of our group companies.

Overview of "ANIME EXPO 2016"
Date : From Friday, July 1, 2016 to Monday, July 4, 2016
Place : The Los Angeles Convention Center

For more information, click on this link.

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SANKYO sponsored "THE 33RD ALL JAPAN WEIGHT CATEGORY KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS."

The karate tournament hosted by International Karate Organization Kyokushinkaikan, which our company sponsors throughout the year, was held as shown below.
"THE 33RD ALL JAPAN WEIGHT CATEGORY KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS" served as the Japan representative selection meeting. Veteran karate practitioners, leading karate practitioners, and young elite karate practitioners expected to play important roles in the next generation gathered to decide the best in Japan in each of the following four weight classes: lightweight, middleweight, light heavyweight, heavyweight.

Overview of "THE 33RD ALL JAPAN WEIGHT CATEGORY KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS"
Date and Time : Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5, 2016, Opening Time: 9:30
Place : Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
Held at the same time :"2016 All Japan Women's Weight Category Karate Road Championships"
   "2016 All Japan High School Karate Road Championships"

For more information, click on this link.

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SANKYO sponsored "International Karate Friendship 2016."

The karate tournament hosted by International Karate Organization Kyokushinkaikan, which our company sponsors throughout the year, was held as shown below.

"International Karate Friendship 2016" is a largest-class karate event where young people, girls, and in-the-prime-of-life people gathered in one place and promoted international exchange and friendship.

Overview of "International Karate Friendship 2016"
Date : Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17, 2016
Place : Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium

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SANKYO sponsored "AnimeJapan 2016."

SANKYO sponsored "AnimeJapan 2016" which was held at Tokyo Big Sight from Friday, March 25, 2016 to Sunday, March 27, 2016 and set up a booth.

"AnimeJapan 2016" is one of Japan's largest-class anime events, where a lot of leading anime-related companies and organizations, both domestic and abroad, made exhibitions, and anime and anime-related contents were introduced through exhibitions of anime works, goods sales, stage performances, events, etc.

Our company and SATELIGHT Inc., one of our group companies, set up a booth together and made an exhibition for anime fans such as the latest models of pachinko machines and pachi slot machines that tie up with anime and the introduction of anime works produced by SATELIGHT Inc.

Overview of "AnimeJapan 2016"
Date and Time :For the main area・・・ Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27, 2016 10:00 - 17:00
     For the business area・・・ Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26, 2016 10:00 - 17:00
     ※We won't make an exhibition in the business area.
Place :Tokyo Big Sight

For more information, click on this link.

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SANKYO sponsored "C3 in Hong Kong 2016."

SANKYO sponsored "C3 in Hong Kong 2016" which was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center in Hong Kong, China from Friday, February 19, 2016 to Sunday, February 21, 2016 and set up a booth.

"C3 in Hong Kong 2016" is an event that introduces Japanese Character, Culture, and Contents to Hong Kong and Asia. At our company's booth we exhibit promotional material for pachinko machines and pachi slot machines, contents related to our company, etc.

Overview of "C3 in Hong Kong 2016"
Date :From Friday, February 19, 2016 to Sunday, February 21, 2016
Place :The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center
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SANKYO supported "the 6th Hakuho Cup: Junior Sumo Tournament for International Friendship and Exchange" as its proud sponsor.

SANKYO proudly sponsored "the 6th Hakuho Cup: Junior Sumo Tournament for International Friendship and Exchange". The Hakuho Cup, which was most recently held at Ryogoku Kokugikan on January 31st (Sun), 2016, is one of the largest junior sumo tournaments in Japan that is hosted by Yokozuna Hakuho-zeki, where appox. 1,000 junior sumo wrestlers from Japan and all over the world come to compete.

In agreement with the objective of the event to ‘promote international friendship and exchange and also to foster sound development of youth through sumo,’ the company offers its support to children that will bear the future of humanity by sponsoring this event. In addition, the company set up a SANKYO booth at the venue on the day of the event, which contained a video game arcade where even young children could come and play.

Overview of "the 6th Hakuho Cup"
Event date and time :January 31st (Sun), 2016, 8:00-20:00
Venue :Ryogoku Kokugikan

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