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Corporate Profile

Corporate Profile

Company Name Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers (JASRAC)
Offices Headquarters: 3-6-12 Uehara, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 151-8540 MAP
Tel. +81-3-3481-2121 (Switchboard)
Branches: 15 branches in major cities
Establishment November 18, 1939
President Michio ASAISHI
Staffs 500 (Male 322, Female 178) (as of April 1, 2018)
Number of Works Administered Domestic works: approximately 1.61 million
Foreign works: approximately 2.36 million
(works registered in database "J-WID" and are made open to the public)
Members & Trustors 17,973 (as of April 1, 2018)
Business purpose To protect the copyrights of musical works, and to facilitate the utilization of musical works, thereby contributing to the dissemination and development of music culture.  
Description of Business

*Management business concerning copyrights of musical works

*Liaison with copyright licensing organizations abroad and arrangements with such organizations for reciprocal protection of copyrights of musical works

*Business activities concerning remuneration of audio and visual home recording

*Dissemination of the thought of copyrights and investigations and studies concerning copyrights of musical works.  

*Contribution to promote musical culture

Annual Collection/Distribution Annual Collection: 109,647,620,629 yen
Annual Distribution: 110,869,707,385 yen
(figures of fiscal 2017)
Net Assets 620,787,605yen(as of March 31, 2018)
Agreements with Foreign Societies 127 societies (99 countries, 4 regions) (as of April 1, 2018)


Chairman Haku IDE
President Michio ASAISHI
Managing Directors Nobuya KITADA , Masahiro MIYAWAKI , Kazuhiro SEKO
Directors Mami SAITO , Kazumasa IZAWA , Naofumi NAKATOGAWA , Yuichi MASUDA
Auditor Takashi MIYAUCHI

An overview of JASRAC's organizational structure

Regional Licensing Offices