Kodansha

Japanese publishing company

Kodansha Ltd. (Japanese: 株式会社講談社, Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Kōdansha) is a Japanese privately-held publishing company. It is headquartered in Bunkyō, Tokyo.[1]

Kodansha Ltd.
Native name
株式会社講談社
Kabushiki gaisha Kōdansha
Formerly
Dainippon Yubenkai-Kodansha (1911–1958)
Family-owned private KK
IndustryPublishing, music
Founded1910
FounderSeiji Noma
HeadquartersBunkyō, ,
Japan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Yoshinobu Noma (President & CEO)
ProductsBooks, light novels, magazines, manga, CDs and DVDs (through King Records)
OwnerNoma family (Noma Cultural Foundation 39.2%)
Number of employees
914 (as of September 2013)
SubsidiariesKing Record Co., Ltd.
Kobunsha Co., Ltd.
Kodansha USA
Ichijinsha
Websitewww.kodansha.co.jp

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Company Overview Archived 2011-04-26 at the Wayback Machine." Kodansha. Retrieved on April 5, 2011. Address: 12-21, Otowa 2-chome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8001, Japan