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COMPANY

COMPANY

Company Name
KING RECORDS (KING RECORD Co., Ltd.)
Head Office
1-22-12 Otowa Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0013 Japan | Google Maps
Access
7-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line “Gokokuji Station”
(5-minute walk from Exit 6)
Representatives
Chairman: Kouhei Furukawa
President: Kiyoshi Murakami
Founded
January 1931
Established
November 1951
Capital
1.3 billion JPY
Business
Planning, production, and sales of music, audio and visual software, digital content, and more
Major Shareholder
Kodansha Ltd.
Employees
309 (As of March 2023)
Offices
Tokyo, Osaka

Executives

Chairman
Kouhei Furukawa
President
Kiyoshi Murakami
Directors
Hiroharu Satou
Hideki Hirashima
Akio Mishima
Junnosuke Miyamoto
Takuya Matsushita
External Director
Tatsuya Shishikura
Auditor
Yukinori Chuujou
External Auditor
Mitsuyuki Shiraishi

History

1931

KING RECORDS founded with the release of its first record as the Record Department of Kodansha Ltd., one of the largest publishers in Japan.

1951
Establishment of KING RECORD Co., Ltd.
1964
Establishment of SEVEN SEAS MUSIC Co., Ltd.
1973
Establishment of Bellwood Records Co., Ltd.
1981
Launches new record label “Starchild”.
1990
Establishment of KING INTERNATIONAL Co., Ltd.
1993
Completion of the former head office. (1-2-3 Otowa Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
1996

Completion of Sekiguchidai Studio.

1997
Completion of Edogawabashi Studio.
1999
Establishment of KING ENTERPRISE Co., Ltd.
2000
Establishment of KING Sekiguchidai Studio Co., Ltd.
2008
Launches new record label “You, Be Cool!”.
2014
Acquired shares of Polygon Pictures Inc.
2014
Launches new record label “EVIL LINE RECORDS”.
2016
Launches new record label “KING AMUSEMENT CREATIVE”.
2020
Establishment of Dazed Co., Ltd.
2020
“Club Mixa” opens in Ikebukuro.
2023
Launches new record label “HEROIC LINE”.
2023

Head office relocation (1-22-12 Otowa Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)