会社概要

Company Name Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
Location Toranomon Towers Office, 4-1-28, Toranomon, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 〒105-8415
Established February 10, 1984
Director Masao Takiyama Representative Director
Auditor Soichi Sagawa Statutory Auditor
Management Members Film Distribution
Stephen Basil-Jones※ Executive Vice President
Kazushi Sato Senior Vice President
Naomi Nakazawa Senior Vice President
Distribution & Networks
Masao Takiyama Senior Vice President
Distribution
Iwao Saito General Manger/Vice President
International Productions
William Ireton Head of Production, Japan
* Stephen Basil-Jones is based in Australia as Managing Director, Executive Vice President, Australia, New Zealand and Northern Asia, Sony Pictures Releasing.
Capital 480,040,000yen
Capital Ratio Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. 62.1%
Sony Corporation 33.3%
CPE Holdings Inc. 4.6%
Business (1) Planning, production, manufacturing, sales, import/export, leasing, broadcasting and distribution of movies, videos, TV programs and audio-visual software
(2) Broadcasting operations
Number of Employees 229 (Group total / As of July 1, 2019)
Group Company AK Holdings, Inc.
  Masao Takiyama   Representative Director
Animax Broadcast Japan Inc.
  Masao Takiyama   President and Representative Director
  Akira Sasaki   Deputy President/General Manger
Kids Station Inc.
  Masao Takiyama   President and Representative Director
  Akira Sasaki   Deputy President/General Manger
AXN Japan Inc.
  Masao Takiyama   President and Representative Director
  Takeshi Ashida   Deputy President/General Manger
Mystery Channel Inc.
  Masao Takiyama   President and Representative Director
  Takeshi Ashida   Deputy President/General Manger
Toranomon Towers Office, 4-1-28, Toranomon, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 〒105-0001

SPEJ’s Business Areas

Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) Inc. (SPEJ) is a subsidiary of U.S.-based Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). SPEJ has four business divisions: Film Distribution, Distribution, Networks and International Productions, and also operates four channels run by its group companies: Animax, Kids Station, AXN and AXN Mystery.

SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.
SPE’s Motion Picture Group production organizations include Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems, TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Stage 6 Films, AFFIRM Films, and Sony Pictures Classics. The company's total motion picture library, with more than 3,500 titles, includes 12 Best Picture Academy Award® winners.
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing, distributing and carrying programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to managing one of the industry’s largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, SPT is home to a thriving global content business, operating 24 wholly-owned or joint-venture production companies in 12 countries, as well as linear and digital channels around the world.

Film Distribution

SPEJ’s Film Distribution markets and distributes movies created by SPE’s Motion Picture Group. In addition, SPEJ also distributes acquired or sublicensed foreign and Japanese local films.

Distribution Business

SPEJ’s Distribution provides high-quality entertainment for the enjoyment of consumers with different lifestyles through 4K ULTRA HD™ Disc, Blu-ray Disc™, DVD, TV/digital delivery and mobile access, which all incorporate the newest technologies. SPEJ not only offers content created by the SPE Motion Picture Group and SPT but also Japanese and foreign films, television programs and animation. SPEJ also licenses content from SPE’s library to broadcasting stations and on-demand service providers in Japan, including 4K HDR content and game show formats.

Networks Business

SPEJ Networks represents SONY group channels Animax, Kids Station, AXN, AXN Mystery, Music on! TV and Asia Dramatic TV in distribution deals with CATV, IPTV and other media platforms.

International Productions Business

SPEJ’s International Productions creates Japanese movies as SPE’s International Productions initiative which produces local-language movies in major territories over the world.