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 l-2-3, Otowa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0013 Japan
Branch Offices Sapporo, Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka
Employees 304 [as of November 2019]
Affiliates Seven Seas Music Co., Ltd. [Publishing]
King International Inc. [Distribution]
King Enterprise Co., Ltd. [Employment Agency]
Bellwood Records [Label]
King Sekiguchidai Studio Co., Ltd. [Recording Studio]
Polygon Pictures Inc. [Digital Animation Studio]
History 1931 Founded as the Record Department of Kodansha Ltd.
1951 Establishment of King Record Co., Ltd.
1981 50th Anniversary
1996 Completion of Sekiguchidai Studio
1998 Completion of Edogawabashi Studio
2011 80th Anniversary