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'''Genki Co., Ltd.''' (元気株式会社) was established on October 16, 1990. [http://www.genki.co.jp/2014/company_overview] Virtually all of its founding members came from Sega AM2 [https://www.facebook.com/hiroshi.hamagaki] [https://www.wantedly.com/projects/98803/staffings/434733] [https://jp.linkedin.com/in/yoshinari-sunazuka-898a438]; a notable exception was Takaharu Mita, who previously worked at [[Zap]] and [[Quest]], then left Genki in 1992 to start [[Geo Factory]].
  
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The company found international success in the late '90s with the ''Tokyo Xtreme Racer'' series. It became a consolidated subsidiary of pachinko maker Daikoku Denki in February 2006. [http://www.genki.co.jp/2014/company_overview]
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After a period of poor sales for its original games, Genki became insolvent. In 2008, it was renamed CLK (CLK株式会社), and the game software business was spun off into a new company called GK (GK株式会社), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daikoku Denki [http://www.daikoku.co.jp/dkwp/files/docs/080226_kogaisya.pdf] that was eventually renamed Genki. CLK, the original corporate entity, was dissolved on April 25, 2008. [http://www.daikoku.co.jp/dkwp/files/docs/080414.pdf]
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Genki had a majority-owned subsidiary established in May 1996 called [[Doda]] that specialized in racing games; Genki acquired it outright and dissolved it in 2000. Genki also set up a development subsidiary in Singapore in 2004 called G-Gadget; it broke away and became [http://www.gevo.com.sg/ Gevo Entertainment] in 2006. A mobile games development studio called Genki Mobile was established in February 2005; it was renamed to [http://andjoy.co.jp/ And Joy] in June 2013 [http://andjoy.co.jp/news/2013/pdf/And_JoyRelease.pdf] and is no longer part of the Daikoku group.
  
 
===3DO===
 
===3DO===
 
*''Burning Soldier'' (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video; US/CA Publisher: Panasonic)
 
*''Burning Soldier'' (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video; US/CA Publisher: Panasonic)
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:<small>Music Direction: [[Gingham Soft]]</small>
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*''Scramble Cobra'' (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video; US/EU Publisher: Panasonic)
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:<small>Sound Direction: Gingham Soft</small>
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===Dreamcast===
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*''Daytona USA 2001'' / ''Daytona USA'' (JP Publisher: Sega; US Publisher: Hasbro Interactive; EU Publisher: Infogrames; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
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*''Super Magnetic Niuniu'' / ''Super Magnetic Neo'' (JP Publisher: Genki; US/EU Publisher: Crave Entertainment)
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:<small>Sound: T's Music</small>
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*''Virtua Fighter 3tb'' (JP/US/EU Publisher: Sega)
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*''Virtua Striker 2 ver.2000.1'' / ''Virtua Striker 2'' (JP/US/EU Publisher: Sega)
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:<small>Sound: T's Music</small>
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===DS===
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*''Jet Impulse'' (co-developed with G-Gadget) (JP Publisher: Nintendo) [http://boxsent075.s17.xrea.com/data/bikou/ds_note/ds_st/jet_im_st.html]
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:<small>CG Movies: Jet Graphics; Sound?: Genki Mobile (listed on US copyright registration); Voices: Mausu Promotion; Recording: Studio Mausu; Some Testing: Super Mario Club</small>
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*''Populous DS'' (JP Publisher: Electronic Arts; US Publisher: XSEED Games; EU/AU Publisher: Rising Star Games)
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:<small>Sound: Brainstorm</small>
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*''Tantei Kibukawa Ryousuke Jikentan: Kamen Genei Satsujin Jiken - The Masquerade Lullaby'' (JP Publisher: Genki)
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:<small>Programming: G-Gadget; Some Sound: Procyon Studio; Debugging: Digital Hearts</small>
  
 
===Game Boy Advance===
 
===Game Boy Advance===
*''Napoleon'' (JP/EU Publisher: Nintendo)
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*''Napoleon'' / ''L'Aigle de Guerre'' (JP/FR Publisher: Nintendo)
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===Mega CD/Sega CD===
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*''AX-101'' / ''A/X-101''  (JP Publisher: Sega; US Publisher: [[Absolute Entertainment]])
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:<small>Production, Technical Support: Micronet</small>
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===Mega Drive/Genesis===
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*<div style="color:red">''Metal Fangs'' (programming, graphics?) (JP Publisher: Victor Entertainment)</div>
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*<div style="color:red">''Ninja Burai Densetsu'' (programming, graphics; under subcontract with [[SIMS]]?) (JP Publisher: Sega)</div>
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===Nintendo 64===
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*''Choukuukan Nighter Pro Yakyuu King'' (JP Publisher: Imagineer) [http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm19320338]
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:<small>Sound: [[Mint]]</small>
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*''Multi Racing Championship'' / ''MRC: Multi-Racing Championship'' (JP Publisher: Imagineer; US/EU Publisher: Ocean)
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:<small>Sound: Opus</small>
  
 
===PlayStation===
 
===PlayStation===
*''Beltlogger 9 / BRAHMA Force: The Assault on Beltlogger 9 / BRAHMA Force'' (JP Publisher: Genki; US Publisher: Jaleco; EU Publisher: JVC)
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*''Beltlogger 9'' / ''BRAHMA Force: The Assault on Beltlogger 9'' / ''BRAHMA Force'' (JP Publisher: Genki; US Publisher: Jaleco; EU Publisher: JVC)
 
:<small>Sound: T's Music</small>
 
:<small>Sound: T's Music</small>
*''Kileak: The Blood 2: Reason in Madness / Epidemic'' (JP Publisher: Sony Music Entertainment; US/EU Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment)
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*''Fist'' (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
*''Tamamayu Monogatari / Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu'' (JP Publisher: Genki; US/EU Publisher: Crave Entertainment)
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:<small>Sound: Studio Cliche</small>
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*''Kileak: The Blood'' / ''Kileak: The DNA Imperative'' (JP Publisher: Sony Music Entertainment; US/EU Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment)
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*''Kileak: The Blood 2: Reason in Madness'' / ''Epidemic'' (JP Publisher: Sony Music Entertainment; US/EU Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment)
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*''Tamamayu Monogatari'' / ''Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu'' (JP Publisher: Genki; US/EU Publisher: Crave Entertainment)
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===PlayStation 2===
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*''The Fast and the Furious'' (unreleased) (Vivendi Universal Games)
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===PlayStation 3===
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*''Katamari Damacy Tribute'' / ''Katamari Forever'' (JP/AS/KR/EU/US/AU Publisher: Bandai Namco Games)
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*''Miyazato San Kyoudai Naizou: Sega Golf Club'' (JP Publisher: Sega) [https://jp.linkedin.com/in/naoya-kurihara-054b16b1]
  
 
===Saturn===
 
===Saturn===
*''Deadalus / Robotica / Robotica: Cybernation Revolt'' (JP/EU Publisher: Sega; US Publisher: Acclaim)
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*''Deadalus'' / ''Robotica'' / ''Robotica: Cybernation Revolt'' (JP/EU Publisher: Sega; US Publisher: Acclaim)
 
:<small>Production: Micronet; Sound: T's Music</small>
 
:<small>Production: Micronet; Sound: T's Music</small>
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*''Initial D: Koudou Saisoku Densetsu'' (JP Publisher: Kodansha)
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:<small>Developer: [[Natsume]]; Music: GETS; Sound Effects: T's Music</small>
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*''Shutokou Battle '97'' (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
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:<small>Developer: Natsume</small>
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*''Wangan Dead Heat'' (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video)
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:<small>Sound: T's Music</small>
  
 
===Super Famicom/Super NES===
 
===Super Famicom/Super NES===
*''Accelebrid'' (JP Publisher: Tomy)
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*''Accele Brid'' (JP Publisher: Tomy)
:<small>?: Adventure Planning Service; Sound: Sound M's</small>
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:<small>Design and Setting Cooperation: [[Adventure Planning Service]]; Sound: Sound M's</small>
 
*''America Oudan Ultra Quiz'' (JP Publisher: Tomy)
 
*''America Oudan Ultra Quiz'' (JP Publisher: Tomy)
 
*''Bakutou Dodgers: Bumps-shima wa Oosawagi'' (JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
 
*''Bakutou Dodgers: Bumps-shima wa Oosawagi'' (JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
*''Bike Daisuki!: Hashiriya Damashii'' (JP Publisher: Masaya)
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*''Bike Daisuki! Hashiriya Tamashii - Rider's-Spirits'' (JP Publisher: Masaya)
 
*''Drift King Shutokou Battle '94'' (JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
 
*''Drift King Shutokou Battle '94'' (JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
 
*''Drift King Shutokou Battle 2'' (JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
 
*''Drift King Shutokou Battle 2'' (JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
 
*''Final Stretch'' (JP Publisher: LOZC)
 
*''Final Stretch'' (JP Publisher: LOZC)
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:<small>Sound: Opus</small>
 
*''GP-1'' (JP/US/EU Publisher: Atlus)
 
*''GP-1'' (JP/US/EU Publisher: Atlus)
*''GP-1 RS: Rapid Stream / GP-1 Part II'' (JP/US Publisher: Atlus)
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*''GP-1 RS: Rapid Stream'' / ''GP-1 Part II'' (JP/US Publisher: Atlus)
 
*''King of the Monsters'' (JP/US Publisher: Takara)
 
*''King of the Monsters'' (JP/US Publisher: Takara)
 
*''Michael Andretti's Indy Car Challenge'' (US/JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
 
*''Michael Andretti's Indy Car Challenge'' (US/JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
*''Seifuku Densetsu Pretty Fighter'' (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
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*<div style="color:red">''Seifuku Densetsu: Pretty Fighter'' (JP Publisher: Imagineer)</div>
 
:<small>Sound: Mint</small>
 
:<small>Sound: Mint</small>
 
*''Soukou Kihei Votoms: The Battling Road'' (JP Publisher: Takara)
 
*''Soukou Kihei Votoms: The Battling Road'' (JP Publisher: Takara)
*''Super Shanghai: Dragon's Eye / Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye'' (JP Publisher: Hot-B; US Publisher: Activision)
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*''Super Shanghai: Dragon's Eye'' / ''Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye'' (JP Publisher: Hot-B; US Publisher: Activision)
*''Suzuki Aguri no F-1 Super Driving / Redline F-1 Racer / Aguri Suzuki F-1 Super Driving'' (JP Publisher: LOZC; US Publisher: Absolute; EU Publisher: Altron)
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*''Suzuki Aguri no F-1 Super Driving'' / ''Redline F-1 Racer'' / ''Aguri Suzuki F-1 Super Driving'' (JP Publisher: LOZC; US Publisher: Absolute; EU Publisher: Altron)
  
 
===Xbox===
 
===Xbox===
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*''The Fast and the Furious'' (unreleased) (Vivendi Universal Games)
 
*''Phantom Crash'' (JP Publisher: Genki; US/EU Publisher: Phantagram Interactive)
 
*''Phantom Crash'' (JP Publisher: Genki; US/EU Publisher: Phantagram Interactive)
 
:<small>Background Modeling: Polygon Magic; Interface Design: Wax Graphics; Advertisement Movie: Avant</small>
 
:<small>Background Modeling: Polygon Magic; Interface Design: Wax Graphics; Advertisement Movie: Avant</small>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:16, 6 April 2019

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Genki logo

Genki Co., Ltd. (元気株式会社) was established on October 16, 1990. [1] Virtually all of its founding members came from Sega AM2 [2] [3] [4]; a notable exception was Takaharu Mita, who previously worked at Zap and Quest, then left Genki in 1992 to start Geo Factory.

The company found international success in the late '90s with the Tokyo Xtreme Racer series. It became a consolidated subsidiary of pachinko maker Daikoku Denki in February 2006. [5]

After a period of poor sales for its original games, Genki became insolvent. In 2008, it was renamed CLK (CLK株式会社), and the game software business was spun off into a new company called GK (GK株式会社), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daikoku Denki [6] that was eventually renamed Genki. CLK, the original corporate entity, was dissolved on April 25, 2008. [7]

Genki had a majority-owned subsidiary established in May 1996 called Doda that specialized in racing games; Genki acquired it outright and dissolved it in 2000. Genki also set up a development subsidiary in Singapore in 2004 called G-Gadget; it broke away and became Gevo Entertainment in 2006. A mobile games development studio called Genki Mobile was established in February 2005; it was renamed to And Joy in June 2013 [8] and is no longer part of the Daikoku group.

3DO

  • Burning Soldier (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video; US/CA Publisher: Panasonic)
Music Direction: Gingham Soft
  • Scramble Cobra (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video; US/EU Publisher: Panasonic)
Sound Direction: Gingham Soft

Dreamcast

  • Daytona USA 2001 / Daytona USA (JP Publisher: Sega; US Publisher: Hasbro Interactive; EU Publisher: Infogrames; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)
  • Super Magnetic Niuniu / Super Magnetic Neo (JP Publisher: Genki; US/EU Publisher: Crave Entertainment)
Sound: T's Music
  • Virtua Fighter 3tb (JP/US/EU Publisher: Sega)
  • Virtua Striker 2 ver.2000.1 / Virtua Striker 2 (JP/US/EU Publisher: Sega)
Sound: T's Music

DS

  • Jet Impulse (co-developed with G-Gadget) (JP Publisher: Nintendo) [9]
CG Movies: Jet Graphics; Sound?: Genki Mobile (listed on US copyright registration); Voices: Mausu Promotion; Recording: Studio Mausu; Some Testing: Super Mario Club
  • Populous DS (JP Publisher: Electronic Arts; US Publisher: XSEED Games; EU/AU Publisher: Rising Star Games)
Sound: Brainstorm
  • Tantei Kibukawa Ryousuke Jikentan: Kamen Genei Satsujin Jiken - The Masquerade Lullaby (JP Publisher: Genki)
Programming: G-Gadget; Some Sound: Procyon Studio; Debugging: Digital Hearts

Game Boy Advance

  • Napoleon / L'Aigle de Guerre (JP/FR Publisher: Nintendo)

Mega CD/Sega CD

Production, Technical Support: Micronet

Mega Drive/Genesis

  • Metal Fangs (programming, graphics?) (JP Publisher: Victor Entertainment)
  • Ninja Burai Densetsu (programming, graphics; under subcontract with SIMS?) (JP Publisher: Sega)

Nintendo 64

  • Choukuukan Nighter Pro Yakyuu King (JP Publisher: Imagineer) [10]
Sound: Mint
  • Multi Racing Championship / MRC: Multi-Racing Championship (JP Publisher: Imagineer; US/EU Publisher: Ocean)
Sound: Opus

PlayStation

  • Beltlogger 9 / BRAHMA Force: The Assault on Beltlogger 9 / BRAHMA Force (JP Publisher: Genki; US Publisher: Jaleco; EU Publisher: JVC)
Sound: T's Music
  • Fist (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
Sound: Studio Cliche
  • Kileak: The Blood / Kileak: The DNA Imperative (JP Publisher: Sony Music Entertainment; US/EU Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Kileak: The Blood 2: Reason in Madness / Epidemic (JP Publisher: Sony Music Entertainment; US/EU Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Tamamayu Monogatari / Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu (JP Publisher: Genki; US/EU Publisher: Crave Entertainment)

PlayStation 2

  • The Fast and the Furious (unreleased) (Vivendi Universal Games)

PlayStation 3

  • Katamari Damacy Tribute / Katamari Forever (JP/AS/KR/EU/US/AU Publisher: Bandai Namco Games)
  • Miyazato San Kyoudai Naizou: Sega Golf Club (JP Publisher: Sega) [11]

Saturn

  • Deadalus / Robotica / Robotica: Cybernation Revolt (JP/EU Publisher: Sega; US Publisher: Acclaim)
Production: Micronet; Sound: T's Music
  • Initial D: Koudou Saisoku Densetsu (JP Publisher: Kodansha)
Developer: Natsume; Music: GETS; Sound Effects: T's Music
  • Shutokou Battle '97 (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
Developer: Natsume
  • Wangan Dead Heat (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video)
Sound: T's Music

Super Famicom/Super NES

  • Accele Brid (JP Publisher: Tomy)
Design and Setting Cooperation: Adventure Planning Service; Sound: Sound M's
  • America Oudan Ultra Quiz (JP Publisher: Tomy)
  • Bakutou Dodgers: Bumps-shima wa Oosawagi (JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
  • Bike Daisuki! Hashiriya Tamashii - Rider's-Spirits (JP Publisher: Masaya)
  • Drift King Shutokou Battle '94 (JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
  • Drift King Shutokou Battle 2 (JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
  • Final Stretch (JP Publisher: LOZC)
Sound: Opus
  • GP-1 (JP/US/EU Publisher: Atlus)
  • GP-1 RS: Rapid Stream / GP-1 Part II (JP/US Publisher: Atlus)
  • King of the Monsters (JP/US Publisher: Takara)
  • Michael Andretti's Indy Car Challenge (US/JP Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software)
  • Seifuku Densetsu: Pretty Fighter (JP Publisher: Imagineer)
Sound: Mint
  • Soukou Kihei Votoms: The Battling Road (JP Publisher: Takara)
  • Super Shanghai: Dragon's Eye / Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye (JP Publisher: Hot-B; US Publisher: Activision)
  • Suzuki Aguri no F-1 Super Driving / Redline F-1 Racer / Aguri Suzuki F-1 Super Driving (JP Publisher: LOZC; US Publisher: Absolute; EU Publisher: Altron)

Xbox

  • The Fast and the Furious (unreleased) (Vivendi Universal Games)
  • Phantom Crash (JP Publisher: Genki; US/EU Publisher: Phantagram Interactive)
Background Modeling: Polygon Magic; Interface Design: Wax Graphics; Advertisement Movie: Avant