The Akatsuki team: (L-R) Hisashi Katsuya, Genki Shiota (CEO), Tetsuro Koda (COO), Fumiaki Koizumi
International expansion is definitely on the table, as the company moves into foreign markets. The four-year-old startup with multiple smartphone game titles under its belt will be using the funds to establish a subsidiary in neighbouring market, Taiwan. The subsidiary, Akatsuki Taiwan, will be launched this June.
TechCrunch Japan also reported that the team is made up of 70 staff members, and will be looking to expand to 130 people by mid-2015.