TOKYO -- Namco Bandai Holdings Inc. reported that its net sales grew 7.3% for its 2013 fiscal year. Sales for the year totaled ¥487 billion ($5 billion), compared with ¥454 billion ($4.7 billion) in the fiscal year prior.
Namco Bandai's net income for the year ending March 31 was ¥32.4 billion ($335 million), a 67.8% increase compared with ¥19.3 billion ($200 million) last year.
Regional sales saw substantial gains. Net sales of Namco Bandai products in Japan increased 7.3% year-over-year to ¥406 billion ($4.2 billion), while sales for the Americas rose 38.3%, finishing at ¥33.6 billion ($347 million).
Namco's arcade game machines saw full-year sales of ¥71.8 billion ($743 million) in 2013, compared with ¥73.4 billion in 2012. Sales generated by amusement facilities in 2013 was ¥60.2 billion ($623 million), compared with ¥61 billion the year before.
Namco Bandai Holdings Inc., a joint stock company, was formed in 2005 when videogame-maker Namco Ltd. merged with toy manufacturer Bandai Co., creator of Power Rangers, the Tamagotchi virtual pet, Astro Boy and other properties.
Click here to see Namco Bandai Holdings Inc.'s consolidated financial report for the year, ended March 31, 2013.