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Bomberman Online Japan (ボンバーマンオンライン Japan) was the successor of Online Bomberman. The software used Shockwave Entertainment, Inc's 55Shock! online service. It was released in 2008 exclusively for the Japanese market, and was officially taken down on July 3, 2009.

Game play[]

Player obtains experience points during battle.

Each player has a bomb waza bar. When the bar is full, it refills bomb waza gauge. When the gauge is full, player can use a bomb technique.

Items collected in a course can be saved for later use.

End of line[]

In 2008-12-26, BOJ's paid service was temporarily interrupted. In 2009-01-31, Shockwave Entertainment had terminated its online service, which also affected Bomberman Online Japan. As a result, the paid subscribers were refunded.[1]

In 2009-05-27, Hudson Soft's official site post an announcement that the service would end in 2009-06-03. I2009-06-03, the remaining Bomberman Online Japan online service had ended.[2]


As part of the service launch, between 2008-09-10 and 2008-10-14, player gains pippocon hammer, lightning blade, dekadeka milk bomb weapons by creating save data.[3]


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