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:
August 8, 1922
147 million yen
Representative director & president:
Masahiro Oga
Business operations:
Magazine & book publication, etc.
708(as of March 1, 2019)

〈Corporate History〉

Shogakukan, founded in 1922, began by launching learning magazines targeting elementary school children. Currently, while expanding from childrenfs magazines to the general magazine field, it has also become a general publishing company with a book division that releases picture books, pictorial guides, dictionaries, encyclopedias, literary works, etc.