Jaleco was founded in 1974 and was a manufacturer of a lot of arcade machines in Japan. The name is an abbreviation of Japan Leisure Company. The founding father is Yoshiaki Kanazawa. In 2000 the PCCW acquired the company and renamed it to PCCW. However in 2002 the name was changed back to the original Jaleco once again.
In the 1980’s and 1990’s Jaleco made games for video game consoles and arcade market. They made games for the Nintendo Entertainment System in Japan however stopped making arcade games from 1993. Famous games are City Connection, Bases Loaded, Ninja JaJaMaru-Kun, Exerion, Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai and Rushing Beat. Next to that Jaleco made arcade machines for other developers including redemption arcade games. And brand name that Jaleco also used was JAQNO which was their branche for amusment park equipment and aquarium parts. In 2014 due to financial problems the bankruptcy was filled and the name dissapeared from the video game scene.
Jaleco Arcade Candy Cab Machines:
Jaleco Company Details:
Out of business since 2014.