Nippon Ichi Software program Appoints Kōichi Kitazumi as President
Nippon Ichi Software program introduced on Friday that it has appointed chairman of the board Kōichi Kitazumi as the brand new president of the corporate. Sohei Niikawa resigned from his place of president as a result of private causes.
Kitazumi will concurrently function each president and chairman. Kitazumi joined Nippon Ichi Software program as its consultant director in July 1993 when it was based. The corporate appointed him chairman and consultant director in July 2009, and he grew to become simply the chairman in June 2016.
Niikawa joined Nippon Ichi Software program in 1996. He labored for 5 years in gross sales and promotion. He grew to become president and CEO in 2009. He mentioned his rise throughout the firm with ANN in an interview in 2012. Niikawa additionally served as president of NIS America.
Nippon Ichi Software program is finest identified for its Disgaea sequence of tactical role-playing video games, and can also be identified for its NIS America subsidiary, which localizes and publishes its video games in North America, and likewise licensed and launched anime. The corporate lately launched the Disgaea 6: Defiance of Future recreation for PlayStation 5 in Japan on June 16. NIS America launched Disgaea 6 Full, a brand new model of the sport that comprises all beforehand launched content material and DLC, in North America and Europe on June 28, and in Australia and New Zealand on July 2.