Though it is not possible for publications to solve the world's problems, they are capable of sowing small seeds that move people's hearts in a positive direction. It is the task of publications to sow seeds that bear fruit in our lives and bloom as flowers. That is our philosophy.
- Company name:
- SHOGAKUKAN Inc.
- August 8, 1922
- 147 million yen
- Representative director & president:
- Nobuhiro Oga
- Business operations:
- Magazine & book publishing, etc.
- 696 (as of March 1, 2023)
Shogakukan, founded in 1922, began by launching educational magazines targeting elementary school children. Currently, while expanding from children's magazines to the general magazine field, it has also become a general publishing company with a book division that releases picture books, illustrated guides, dictionaries, encyclopedias, literary works, among many others.