Epic Records Japan

Epic Records Japan is a Japanese record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment Japan. Its founder was Shigeo Maruyama.

Epic Records Japan
Parent companySony Music Entertainment Japan
Founded1978
2001 (re-establishment)
FounderShigeo Maruyama
GenreVarious, mainly J-pop, formerly video games
Country of originJapan
Official websiteepic-jp.net

Between 1978 and 1988 the label operated as a wholly owned subsidiary: Epic/Sony Inc. (株式会社EPIC・ソニー) was established in August 1978[1] and was folded back into CBS/Sony Group in March 1988.[2]

Notable music artists for this company have included Motoharu Sano, Tetsuya Komuro, and Kimiko Itoh.

In 2001, it was re-established as Epic Records Japan Inc. (株式会社エピックレコードジャパン, Kabushiki Gaisha Epikku Rekoodo Japan).


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