Up-Front Group

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Up-Front Group
Native name
Kabushiki gaisha
Industry Music, entertainment
Founded January 14, 1983; 35 years ago (1983-01-14) (as Up-Front Agency Co., Ltd.)
Headquarters Azabu-koei Building
28-12 Higashi-Azabu Ichichōme, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 106-0044
Key people
Naoki Yamazaki (chairman and representative director)
Yukio Seto (president and executive director)
Junichiro Iwata (managing director)
Subsidiaries Up-Front Promotion
Up-Front Works
Up-Front Books
Up-Front International
Up-Front DC
Up-Front Hawaii
Website www.ufg.co.jp

Up-Front Group Co., Ltd. (株式会社アップフロントグループ, Kabushiki gaisha Appu-Furonto Gurūpu) is a Japanese holding company for various entertainment companies.[1] Its subsidiaries include the talent agency Up-Front Promotion and Up-Front Works, a music production and sales company that manages such record labels as Zetima, Piccolo Town, and Hachama.


Up-Front Promotion[edit]

All of the musical groups under Up-Front Promotion are collectively known as Hello! Project.[2][3]

Up-Front Works[edit]


Former artists[edit]

Affiliated with Up-Front Works[edit]

Affiliated with TNX[edit]


  1. ^ ""でき婚"辻希美の所属プロが株式上場する!?". Livedoor News. 2007-05-22. Archived from the original on 2007-05-27. Retrieved 2013-04-06. 
  2. ^ "所属タレント" (in Japanese). Up-Front Promotion. Retrieved 2018-06-24. 
  3. ^ "元カントリー・ガールズ稲場愛香、Juice=Juiceに加入 8人体制で再始動" (in Japanese). Model Press. 2018-06-13. Retrieved 2018-06-24. 

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