The Goemon franchise might return after a long hiatus as Konami have applied for a new trademark in Japan. It’s been a very long time since Goemon has been active, last being in 2005 on the Nintendo DS. The trademark refers Goemon for both “game program” and “game software” among other purposes. Information about the trademark is available here but note that the applied trademark is entirely in Japanese.

Stay tuned at Final Weapon for the latest Japanese gaming news!