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Victor Entertainment


Victor Entertainment

JVC Kenwood Victor Entertainment Corporation
Industry Entertainment
Founded Yokohama, Japan (April 25, 1972)
Headquarters Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Yuichi Kaito, President
Toshiaki Shibutani, Managing Director
Products Audio, visual and computer software media products
Revenue 6.31 billion Yen (Fiscal year ended March 31, 2005)
Owner JVC Kenwood
600 (as of March 31, 2005)
Parent JVC
Victor・JVC logo

JVC Kenwood Victor Entertainment Corporation (株式会社JVCケンウッド・ビクターエンタテインメント Kabushiki-gaisha Jei・bui・shī Ken'uddo Bikutā Entateinmento ), formerly Victor Entertainment, Inc. (ビクターエンタテインメント株式会社 Bikutā Entateinmento Kabushiki-gaisha), is a subsidiary of Japan Victor Company (JVC) that produces and distributes music, movies and other entertainment products such as anime and television shows in Japan. It was formerly known as Victor Music Industries (ビクター音楽産業 Bikutā Ongaku Sangyō).


  • History 1
  • Labels 2
    • Records 2.1
    • Distribution 2.2
    • Video 2.3
  • Major artists 3
  • Distribution managements 4
  • External links 5


  • April 1972: Victor Music Industries, Inc. (ビクター音楽産業株式会社 Bikutā Ongaku Sangyō Kabushiki Kaisha) spun off as subsidiary of JVC
  • February 1984: Sales and marketing department of JVC spun off as Nihon AVC, Inc. (日本エイ・ブイ・シー株式会社 Nihon Ei・Bui・Shī Kabushiki Kaisha)
  • April 1993: Nihon AVC and Victor Music Industries merge and the name is changed to Victor Entertainment, Inc.
  • March 1999: Moved main office
  • April 2014: Changed corporate name to JVC Kenwood Victor Entertainment Corporation.



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    • Flying Dog (Animation Related Products)
  • FlyingStar Records (formerly BabeStar Label)
    • rookiestar
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  • Nafin
  • Speedstar International
  • Speedstar Records
  • Taishita (Southern All Stars Private Label, joint venture with Amuse, Inc.)
  • Victor



Major artists

Listed alphabetically by group or first name. Names are in Western order (given name, family name).

Distribution managements

External links

  • (Japanese) Victor Entertainment
  • Victor Entertainment on Twitter
  • Victor Entertainment on Facebook
  • Victor Entertainment's channel on YouTube
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