Victor Entertainment

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Victor Entertainment, Inc.
Type Subsidiary of Japan Victor Company (JVC)
Industry Entertainment
Founded Yokohama, Japan (April 25, 1972)
Headquarters Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Key people Yuichi Kaito, President
Toshiaki Shibutani, Managing Director
Products Audio, visual and computer software media products
Revenue 6.31 billion Yen (Fiscal year ended March 31, 2005)
Employees 600 (as of March 31, 2005)
Parent JVC Kenwood

Victor Entertainment, Inc. (ビクターエンタテインメント株式会社 Bikutā Entateinmento Kabushiki Kaisha?) is a subsidiary of Japan Victor Company (JVC) that produces and distributes music, movies and other entertainment products such as anime and television shows in Japan. It was formerly known as Victor Music Industries (ビクター音楽産業 Bikutā Ongaku Sangyō?). It was affiliated with RCA Records.


  • April 1972: Victor Music Industries, Inc. (ビクター音楽産業株式会社 Bikutā Ongaku Sangyō Kabushiki Kaisha?) spun off as subsidiary of JVC
  • February 1984: Sales and marketing department of JVC spun off as Nihon AVC, Inc. (日本エイ・ブイ・シー株式会社 Nihon Ei・Bui・Shī Kabushiki Kaisha?)
  • April 1993: Nihon AVC and Victor Music Industries merge and the name is changed to Victor Entertainment
  • March 1999: Moved main office



  • Aosis Records
  • Cypress Showers
  • ELA Music (Kaela Kimura's label)
  • Getting Better
  • Globe Roots
  • Happy House
  • Hihirecords (for babies and kids)
  • Invitation
  • JVC Entertainment (Production and Artist Managements)
    • Flying Dog (Animation Related Products)
  • FlyingStar Records (formerly BabeStar Label)
    • rookiestar
  • JVC Jazz
  • JVC World Sounds
  • Mob Squad (Dragon Ash Private Label)
  • Nafin
  • Speedstar International
  • Speedstar Records
  • Taishita (Southern All Stars Private Label, joint venture with Amuse, Inc.)
  • Victor
  • Victory (defunct; not same as US label)



Major artists[edit]

Listed alphabetically by group or first name. Names are in Western order (given name, family name).

Distribution managements[edit]

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