The registrations are the latest in a series of Klonoa-related trademarks dating back to September 2019. To recap:
- Bandai Namco trademarked “Klonoa Encore” in Japan in September 2019. “Encore” is the subtitle Bandai Namco uses for its remastered game releases in Japan.
- Bandai Namco trademarked “Wahoo Encore” and “1&2 Encore” in September 2021 in Japan. “Wahoo” is the catchphrase of the Klonoa series’ titular protagonist.
Update 12/27/21 at 9:20 a.m.: A trademark was also filed in the United States on December 17.