HAL Laboratory, Inc. was founded in 1980 by Mitsuhiro Ikeda and it was first seen in Mr. Chin.
HAL Laboratory, Inc. (Second era)
The logo as seen in Kirby's Dream Land 3 (1997)
HAL Laboratory, Inc. (Third era)
Launched in 1998 and first used when Super Smash Bros. was released on January 21, 1999 in Japan. Designed by Shigesato Itoi, the logo features a dog called Inutamago, from Inu (dog) and Tamago (egg), who is also the studio's mascot.