Teichiku Records is a Japaneserecord label, run by the Teichiku Entertainment company, that specialises in enka, kayōkyoku, and similar music. Teichiku is an abbreviation for Teikoku Chikuonki(帝国蓄音機,imperial records?), the former name of the company. Teichiku Entertainment also runs the record labels Imperial Records, Takumi Note, and Union Records (ユニオンレコード,yunion rekōdo?).It is a division of JVC Kenwood Holdings, Victor Entertainment's parent.