UPL Co., Ltd

UPL Co., Ltd (株式会社ユーピーエル), formally known as Universal Playland (ユニバーサルプレイランド), was a video game production company headquartered in Oyama, Tochigi, Japan. It was founded in 1972 as a subsidiary of Universal Entertainment.[1] On November 1, 1983, the company was renamed to "UPL Co. Ltd". UPL filed for bankruptcy in March 1992.

IndustryVideo games
FoundedFebruary 29, 1972
DefunctMarch 1992
HeadquartersOyama, Tochigi, Japan
Key people
Tsutomu Fujisawa
Ryuichi Nishizawa
ParentUniversal Entertainment
WebsiteUPL-Grave Digger

Near the end of UPL's business, Tsutomu Fujisawa later established a new video game company called Scarab, which renamed itself several years later as feelplus. Fujisawa died in February 28, 1998.

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  1. ^ "UPL Promotional Brochure". Retrieved 8 December 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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