PONOS Corporation is an independent video game company established in 1990 headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.[1] The company started off as an image processing company but later on moved to game development on mobile platforms.[1] PONOS is best known for developing and publishing the tower defense game The Battle Cats.[2]

PONOS Corporation
Native name
IndustryVideo games
Key people
Tsujiko Yorikatsu, 辻子 依旦 (CEO)
Number of employees
~150 (2020)

PONOS was also a partner of the Williams F1 team for the 2020 Formula One World Championship and the 2021 Formula One World Championship.[3]


  1. ^ a b "会社情報". ポノス株式会社. 2016-02-22. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  2. ^ "ゲーム事業情報". ポノス株式会社. 2016-02-23. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  3. ^ "Ponos". www.williamsf1.com. Retrieved 2020-10-11.