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JVCKenwood Victor Entertainment Corporation (株式会社JVCケンウッド・ビクターエンタテインメント, Kabushiki-gaisha JeiBuiShīKenuddo Bikutā Entateinmento) is a subsidiary of JVC Kenwood that produces and distributes music, movies and other entertainment products such as anime and television shows in Japan. It is known as JVC Entertainment in countries where Sony Music Entertainment operates the RCA Victor label.

JVCKenwood Victor Entertainment Corporation
FoundedApril 25, 1972
Yokohama, Japan
HeadquartersKita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Yuichi Kaito (President)
Toshiaki Shibutani (Managing Director)
ProductsAudio, visual and computer software media products
Revenue17.3 billion 85 million Yen (Fiscal year ended March 2014)
OwnerJVC Kenwood
Number of employees
400 (as of July 2017)
Victor・JVC logo


  • April 1972: Victor Music Industries, Inc. (ビクター音楽産業株式会社, Bikutā Ongaku Sangyō Kabushiki-gaisha) is spun off as a subsidiary of JVC.
  • February 1984: The sales and marketing department of JVC is spun off as Nihon AVC, Inc. (日本エイ・ブイ・シー株式会社, Nihon EiBuiShī Kabushiki-gaisha).
  • April 1993: Nihon AVC and Victor Music Industries merge and the name is changed to Victor Entertainment, Inc. (ビクターエンタテインメント株式会社, Bikutā Entateinmento Kabushiki-gaisha)
  • October 1, 1996: Victor Interactive Software takes over video game-related activities after Pack-In-Video is merged with Victor Entertainment.
  • March 1999: The main office is moved.
  • April 2014: The corporate name is changed to JVCKenwood Victor Entertainment Corporation.



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  • CJ Victor Entertainment (joint venture with CJ E&M of South Korea)
  • Cypress Showers
  • ELA Music (Kaela Kimura's label)
  • Getting Better
  • Globe Roots
  • Happy House
  • Hihirecords (for babies and kids)
  • Invitation
  • JVC Entertainment (production, artist managements, and overseas products)
    • 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



Major artistsEdit

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

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