Universal Music Japan

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Universal Music LLC (Japanese: ユニバーサル ミュージック合同会社, Hepburn: Yunibāsaru myūjikku Gōdō gaisha), often referred to as just Universal Music Japan or UMJ, is a Japanese subsidiary of the Universal Music Group founded in 1990. It is the largest subsidiary for a foreign company in Japan regarding music distribution. The company is responsible for marketing and distribution in Japan for Japanese releases under Universal.

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Universal Music LLC
Native name
ユニバーサル ミュージック
Yunibāsaru myūjikku
  • PolyGram Co., Ltd. (1990–1999)
  • Universal Music Co., Ltd. (1999–2009)
FoundedApril 20, 1990; 33 years ago (1990-04-20)
Headquarters1-5-8 Jingumae, Shibuya, ,
Area served
East Asia
Key people
ProductsMusic and entertainment
RevenueSee Universal Music Group
Total equity¥295.2 million (US$2.69 million) (2021)
Number of employees
ParentUniversal Music Group
DivisionsList of Universal Music Japan labels
SubsidiariesDRC LLC
Office Augusta [ja]
Universal Music Artists
Universal Music Creative
Universal Music Publishing Japan
Footnotes / references

In 2021, Universal Japan CEO and President Naoshi Fujikura was included on Billboard's International Power Players list.[2][3][4]