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Can anyone give me a quick rundown on how Sega became a Japanese company over the years?

>> No.4271973

1) Be in Japan
2) Form a company
3) That company happens be named Sega

That's about it.

>> No.4272007

This. Sega was always a Japanese company. I'm not sure what op's question could possibly mean otherwise

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Some threads are so bad that they're good.

>> No.4272015

>In 1940, American businessmen Martin Bromley, Irving Bromberg, and James Humpert formed a company called Standard Games in Honolulu, Hawaii, to provide coin-operated amusement machines to military bases.


>> No.4272024

Well then as long as you got Wikipedia open then answer OP instead of being a smarmy jackass.

>> No.4272025


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>> No.4272046


In 1940, two Amrican business men opened a business to make and provide slot machines to military bases.
However, in 1951, the US outlawed slot machines on US territory, so they sold Standard Games, and created a new company in Japan known as Service Games, service referring to military service.
Since Japan is not a US territory, they continued to sell slot machines to the US military bases on Japan.

In 1965 the company changed it's name to Sega, and the business aspects were handled by two Japanese companies, Nihon Goraku Bussan and Nihon Kikai Seizo.
However, Sega was still owned by David Rosen, an American business man.

In 1969 Sega was sold to Gulf and Western Industries, another American enterprise, and in 1974, Gulf and Western made Sega a subsidiary of an American company renamed Sega Enterprises, Inc., allowing them to take the company's stock public.

It wasn't until 1984 that a multibillion-dollar Japanese conglomerate CSK bought Sega, renamed it to Sega Enterprises.

>TLDR: Sega was an American company up until 1984

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I thought OP was being retarded, very interesting facts.

>> No.4272070

It seems to me the 1965 merger marks the point where it became a Japanese entity. Just having an owner from another country doesn't mean it's of the foreign country too. I mean the New Jersey Nets isn't a Russian basketball team just because a ruskie owns it.

>> No.4272073

The business aspects were handled by those Japanese companies, however all the games and (rights to those games) were made by and handled by the American Sega company.

Also, those two Japanese companies were founded by David Rosen

>> No.4272087

But still, the important fact is they were incorporated in Japan - not America, but Japan. That makes it a Japanese company.

>> No.4272115

But it was created by, and owned by American companies.

>> No.4272121

Okay, try and tell any court that a company incorporated in Japan is in fact American. Go ahead, try. See where that gets you.

>> No.4272390

Seeing as Japan has been a satellite state for the United States since they lost the Pacific War, every company there belongs to us.

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Our God Emperor Trump with David Rosen at the Sega Genesis launch party

>> No.4272528

Nintendon'ts btfo

>> No.4272582 [DELETED] 

>God Emperor
KYS retard.

>> No.4272627

That's... actually pretty fucking neato.

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>mfw there are still triggered SJWs on /vr/
I'm surprised you haven't fucked off to a random safespace yet.

>> No.4272809

sega is a jewish company

>> No.4273002


>God Emperor

>backed by a chaos god


>> No.4273110

I love a good btfo.

>> No.4273325

Make Sega Great Again

>> No.4273371

Sega must have forgotten they were created by white people all along. SEGA DON'T FORSAKE US BRING US SEGAGAGA

>> No.4273482

I'll take the bait, Sega is an American company who became a "Japanese" company

>> No.4273528

>It wasn't until 1984 that a multibillion-dollar Japanese conglomerate CSK bought Sega, renamed it to Sega Enterprises.
so is the Sega SG1000 an American console?

>> No.4273542

dreamcast peaked. normie burgers couldn't understand why it was GOAT

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>Service Games
>saabisu geemu
>sa ge

>> No.4273834


>> No.4273875

Another fun fact for those who don't know: Sega is an abbreviation for SErvice GAmes.

>> No.4273883

TEoMK never wanted to be called a god anyway, goes against the emperal truth.

>> No.4274438


Yep, Chaos is constantly trying to drag people away from the real Emperor. First through Trump, then through Lorgar.

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