KING RECORDS is a comprehensive entertainment company founded in 1931, as the Record Department of Kodansha Ltd., one of the largest publishers in Japan. Focusing on the planning, production, and distribution of “music”, “anime” and “film”, KING RECORDS aims to create and fulfill the world with entertainment.

Company Name KING RECORD Co., Ltd.
Founded January 1931
Established November 1951
Head Office 1-22-12, Otowa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0013 Japan
Branch Offices Osaka
Employees 306 [as of February 2024]
Affiliates Seven Seas Music Co., Ltd.
Bellwood Records
King International Inc.
King Sekiguchidai Studio Co., Ltd.
Polygon Pictures Inc.
Dazed Co., Ltd.
History 1931 Founded as the Record Department of Kodansha Ltd.
1951 Establishment of King Record Co., Ltd.
1981 50th Anniversary
1997 Completion of Sekiguchidai Studio
1998 Completion of Edogawabashi Studio
2023 Head office relocation (1-22-12 Otowa Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)