Konami Cross Media NY Signs Deal with Ship to Shore PhonoCo.


Konami Cross Media NY has partnered with Ship to Shore PhonoCo. to release vinyl LP soundtracks of the gaming properties Bomberman and Contra.

The limited-edition vinyl for Bomberman contains the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) soundtracks to both Bomberman and Bomberman II and features new artwork by Japanese artist Maddie Copp. The soundtracks for Bomberman and Bomberman II released earlier this year, with further Bomberman releases planned for 2023.

For Contra fans, Ship to Shore PhonoCo. will release vinyl LPs representing every era of the franchise over a period of time, starting next year to commemorate Contra’s 35th anniversary.

Jennifer Coleman, VP of licensing and marketing at Konami Cross Media NY, said, “With [their] addictive techno/synthetic beat, the Bomberman and Contra soundtracks will provide fans with a dose of adrenaline that powers them through the most challenging parts of the games. We are pleased to partner with Ship to Shore PhonoCo. to give fans the chance to add to their listening pleasure with these memorable soundtracks.”

“The chiptune and synthesizer scores for both Bomberman and Contra are not only nostalgia-laden timeless masterpieces guaranteed to invoke the gaming days of your childhood, but also sensational pieces of composition in their own right,” added Aaron Hamel, co-founder of Ship to Shore PhonoCo.