Microsoft Japan

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Microsoft Japan Co. Ltd.,
Founded February, 1986
Headquarters Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Key people Yasuyuki Higuchi,[1] President & CEO
Employees 1,793 (2006)[2]
Parent Microsoft
Microsoft Development Co. Ltd.,
Founded November 16, 2005
Headquarters Chōfu, Tokyo, Japan
Key people Shunichi Kajisa,[3] President and Representative Director
Employees 371 (2006)[4]

Microsoft Japan, officially Microsoft Japan Company, Limited (日本マイクロソフト株式会社 Nihon Maikurosofuto Kabushiki Kaisha?), is a division of the United States-based computer technology corporation Microsoft based in Japan. The headquarters is in a skyscraper in the Shinagawa[5] district of Tokyo.


  • May 13, 2005 - Yoshihiro Maruyama presented the Xbox 360 to the public.


Since 2004 the company has sponsored the Microsoft Cup.


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Microsoft Japan's former head office in Odakyu Southern Tower.