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Company Profile

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.
Founded:
August 8, 1922
Capital:
147 million yen
Representative director & president:
Masahiro Oga
Business operations:
Magazine & book publishing, etc.
Employees:
702 (as of March 1, 2021)



Corporate History

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.



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