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Company NameTOHO-TOWA Company, Limited
Company History Founded in 1928 by a Japanese film pioneer Nagamasa Kawakita, TOHO-TOWA Company Limited is proud of its history in presenting the best international movies to audiences here over the past 85 years. As Japan's oldest and leading motion picture importer and distributor, TOHO-TOWA has handled such classics as METROPOLIS and THE THIRD MAN to blockbuster hits of TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES, MR. & MRS. SMITH and RED CLIFF: PART I & II. And our releases during the intervening years reflect the highlights of global moviemaking including NORTH BY NORTHWEST, LITTLE BIG MAN, KING KONG, THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR, THE ELEPHANT MAN, RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD Part II, and FIELD OF DREAMS. Among hundreds of famous titles from around the world are Ingmar Bergman's swan song: FANNY AND ALEXANDER, Francois Truffaut's VIVEMENT DIMANCHE! (a.k.a. CONFIDENTIALLY YOURS), Wolfgang Petersen's THE NEVERENDING STORY, Zhang Yimou's RAISE THE RED LANTERN, and Robert Redford's A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT. As well as FISTS OF FURY starring the legend Bruce Lee, Jet Li's original trilogy of ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA directed by Tsui Hark, and almost all Jackie Chan's superb actioners from PROJECT A, POLICE STORY to SUPERCOP, FIRST STRIKE and SHANGHAI NOON. Our box office hits of the 90's are TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY, CLIFFHANGER, and THE SIXTH SENSE.  In the 21st century, we had hits such as MR. & MRS. SMITH, MARIE ANTOINETTE, THE RED CLIFF PART I and PART II, MAMMA MIA!, MEN IN BLACK 3, LES MISERABLES, and TED.

With offices located in the heart of central Tokyo, the company presently operates with a staff of 60. TOHO-TOWA is a subsidiary of TOHO Company, Limited, Japan's principal entertainment corporation, the activities of which span motion pictures (production, distribution, and exhibition,) television, video, music, stage and related fields. With a market capitalization of over US$4.3 billlion, TOHO generates nearly half of its operating profit from the movie business. It owns and operates TOHO Cinemas, Japan's foremost and largest cinema exhibition circuit. 

TOHO-TOWA continues to solidify and expand its leadership position, while aiming to make an impressive impact on the Japan market with powerful boxoffice success. With its mission being the wide distribution of big, event-type motion pictures and films packed with top entertainment value, TOHO-TOWA's line-up consists of movies from internationally pre-eminent producers, directors, stars, and other creative talent. In 2007, made a deal with Universal for theatrical distribution of its films in Japan. Its upcoming releases include FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, JURASSIC WORLD, FAST AND FURIOUS 7, MINIONS and TED 2 from Universal.  It has recently announced to launch a specialized label for Asian films called GOLDEN ASIA together with Nikkatsu Corporation.  Through this lable, it is co-distributing Stephen Chow's JOURNEY TO THE WEST among other Asian films. 

(as of September 8, 2014)
*"TOWA" in the company name, symbolizes our founder's ideals of harmony between East and West.
LocationKawakita Memorial Bldg. 18 Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8537 JAPAN
Directors Hiro MATSUOKA.....CEO, Chairperson
Tomohiko HOSHINO.....COO, President
Toshi YAMASAKI (Ms.).....Managing Director, Head of Multimedia-business
Department,
Head of International Department
Yukihiko MOCHIDA.....Managing Director, Head of Theatrical Distribution
Hidehiko YASHIRO.....Director, Head of Administrative Department
Yoshinori FUKUOKA.....Director, Head of Sales Department
Isao MATSUOKA (Honorary Chairperson of TOHO Co., Ltd.).....Director
Yoshishige SHIMATANI (President of TOHO Co., Ltd.).....Director
Satoshi CHIDA (Vice President of TOHO Co., Ltd.).....Director
Nobuyuki TAKO (Senior ManagingDirector of TOHO Co., Ltd.).....Director
AffiliatesTOWA PICTURES Company, Ltd.
BusinessToho group's distribution arm specialized in foreign language films.  We import and release the films from abroad, especially the blockbusters in the Hollywood and handle all rights including theatrical/digital/TV/video in Japan.
Our Recent TitlesMEN IN BLACK 3 (Sony Pictures)
LES MISERABLES (Universal Pictures)
TED (Universal Pictures)
FAST AND FURIOUS 6 (Universal Pictures)
DESPICABLE ME 2 (Universal Pictures)
WORLD WAR Z (Paramount Pictures)
ENCHANTED KINGDOM (BBC Earth)
LUCY (Universal Pictures)
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