Chinese Resident Evil Fans Think This Biotech Company's Logo Looks Familiar

Image: SRXEABYSS, Capcom
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In Resident Evil, the Umbrella Corporation is an evil biotechnology and pharmaceutical conglomerate. Shanghai Ruilan Bao Hu San Biotech Limited is also in biotechnology and, as Chinese Resident Evil fans point out, has a similar logo.

Of course, Capcom’s Umbrella Corporation has a red and white logo, and this company has a turquoise and white logo.

Screenshot: SRXEABYSS

As you can see on the company’s official site, the logo appears to be real:

Screenshot: lanshanweb

As GetNews points out, commenters online in China wondered if the company’s president was a fan of the games or if Shanghai was really Raccoon City.

Back in 2017, Kotaku reported that a skin care clinic had a similar logo to the Umbrella Corportation’s iconic umbrella, red and white color scheme and all. It has since been changed.

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