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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: 14 branches in major cities
Establishment November 18, 1939
President IZAWA Kazumasa
Staffs 518 (as of April 1, 2023)
Number of Works Administered Domestic works: approximately 2.04 million
Foreign works: approximately 3.09 million
(works registered in database "J-WID" and are made open to the public)
Members & Trustors 19,952 (as of April 1, 2023)
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: 129,019,948,662 yen
Annual Distribution: 125,647,864,749 yen
(figures of fiscal 2022)
Net Assets 603,255 thousand yen(as of March 31, 2023)
Agreements with Foreign Societies 127 societies (96 countries, 4 regions) (as of April 2023)


Chairman GEN Tetsuya
President IZAWA Kazumasa
Managing Directors NAKATOGAWA Naofumi, MASUDA Yuichi, SUKO Manami
Directors KABE Motoharu, TSUYUKI Takayuki, USAMI Kazuo, SHIMATANI Tatsuya
Auditor SATO Kazuko

An overview of JASRAC's organizational structure

Regional Licensing Offices