Aozora Records

Aozora Records (青空, Blue Sky Records) is a Japanese record company owned by Clear Sky Corporation. Established May 3, 2000 to handle the independent release of Hitomi Yaida's debut maxi CD Howling to the Kansai area of Japan, it was the subject of a bidding war amongst the larger recording companies for distribution rights, which was won by Toshiba-EMI.

Aozora Records
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Parent companyClear Sky Corporation
FoundedMay 3, 2000
Distributor(s)Toshiba-EMI(2000-2005)
Avex Group(2005-present)
GenreJ-pop
Country of originJapan
LocationShibuya, Tokyo
Official websiteaozorarecords.com

The distribution contract with Toshiba-EMI was cancelled in September 2005,[1] with Avex Marketing Communications winning the new rights.[2]

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  1. ^ http://www.aozorarecords.com/info.html accessed October 26, 2006, entry discussing change of company role and distribution.
  2. ^ Start of Commission Sales of the Aozora Records Catalogue Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine Avex Group Holdings Inc. press release September 15, 2005

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