July 23, 2017 9:11 AM ET


Company Overview of Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

Company Overview

Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan), Inc. sells programming in various broadcasting forms that include terrestrial broadcasting, pay TV, BS/CS stations, pay per view, video on demand, and format sales. The company engages in planning, producing, manufacturing, selling, importing/exporting, leasing, broadcasting, theater screening, and distributing TV programs, movies, videos, and audio-visual software. It focuses on the production and acquisition of Japanese animation feature films, original videos, and television series. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan), Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.

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Key Executives for Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

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Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) Inc. Key Developments

Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Launch TV Animation Joint Venture; Appoints Masao Takiyama as Representative Director of KIDS STATION and Animax

Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) Inc. ("SPEJ") and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) announced they will establish AK Holdings Corporation, a joint venture that will operate Japanese anime networks KIDS STATION and Animax, in addition to producing and distributing animated content, staging animation events around the world, and operating themed restaurants. As majority owner of AK Holdings, SPEJ will appoint Masao Takiyama, Managing Director of SPEJ Television Network, to serve as Representative Director of both KIDS STATION and Animax. The new joint venture will begin operations on March 31, 2017.

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