FuRyu Corporation (フリュー株式会社 Furyū Kabushiki gaisha?) is a Japanese entertainment company based in Shibuya, Tokyo. Their businesses include publishing and development of video games, mobile games, photo-booths, figures and multimedia content.
In April 1997, Omron Corporation launched a new business in the entertainment industry titled "Columbus Project" at their New Business Development Center. The first product was a portrait seal printing machine titled "Ni-Terangelo" (a combination of "Ni", meaning "similar to" in Japanese, and Michelangelo). The company continue expanding into the print seal field in the following years. In December 2001, the company entered the mobile content business by starting a media service titled "Poketsu". In January 2002, the company entered the arcade prizes industry. In April of the same year, the business was officially established and named Omron Entertainment Division. The company was then split off in July 2007, with Omron holding 100% ownership.
In 2006, the company was renamed to FuRyu Corporation. The company also entered the mobile advertising business. In April 2007, the company implemented a management buyout and succeeded all businesses and all employees to FuRyu Corporation.
In November 2008, FuRyu announced that they were entering the console game development and publishing business. Their first releases were Last Bullet, Chou Meisaku Suiri Adventure DS: Raymond Chandler, and Sekai Fushigi Hakken! DS: Densetsu no Hitoshi-kun Ningyou o Sagase!, releasing on the Nintendo DS in April, May and August 2009 respectively.
In April 2012, FuRyu acquired all shares of Weave, which specializes in animation planning. FuRyu also entering the print seal machine specialty store management business and opened a store in Niigata. FuRyu entered full-scale animation production business in 2013 following their involvement in the production of the movie "Dogsha" released on June 1, 2013.
In 2015, FuRyu changed the company logo also while also introducing the company slogan "Precious days, always". In December of the same year, the company was listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.