King Records (Japan)
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King Record Co., Ltd. (キングレコード株式会社, Kingu Rekōdo Kabushiki gaisha), commonly known as King Records, is a Japanese record company founded in January 1931 as a division of the Japanese publisher Kodansha. It initially began operating as an independent entity in the 1950s. It later became part of the Otowa Group. Today, King Records is one of Japan's largest record companies which is not owned by a multinational entity. The label's headquarters are in Bunkyo, Tokyo.
Japanese record label
|King Record Co., Ltd.|
TBS (2005 – present)
|Founded||January 1931; 92 years ago (January 1931)|
|Country of origin||Japan|
The label's name is actually based from the now-defunct Kingu magazine published by Kodansha from 1924 to 1957.