JVC Kenwood Victor Entertainment Corporation
Industry Entertainment
Founded Yokohama, Japan (April 25, 1972)
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Key people
Yuichi Kaito (President)
Toshiaki Shibutani (Managing Director)
Products Audio, visual and computer software media products
Revenue 17.3 billion 85 million Yen (Fiscal year ended March 2014)
Owner JVC Kenwood
Number of employees
400 (as of July 2017)
Parent JVC
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JVC Kenwood Victor Entertainment Corporation (株式会社JVCケンウッド・ビクターエンタテインメント Kabushiki-gaisha Jei・bui・shī Ken'uddo Bikutā Entateinmento ?), formerly Victor Entertainment, Inc. (ビクターエンタテインメント株式会社 Bikutā Entateinmento Kabushiki-gaisha?) and Victor Music Industries (ビクター音楽産業 Bikutā Ongaku Sangyō?), is a subsidiary of JVC Kenwood that produces and distributes music, movies and other entertainment products such as anime and television shows in Japan. It is known as JVC Entertainment in countries where Sony Music Entertainment operates the RCA Victor label.


  • April 1972: Victor Music Industries, Inc. (ビクター音楽産業株式会社 Bikutā Ongaku Sangyō Kabushiki Kaisha?) spun off as subsidiary of JVC
  • February 1984: Sales and marketing department of JVC spun off as Nihon AVC, Inc. (日本エイ・ブイ・シー株式会社 Nihon Ei・Bui・Shī Kabushiki Kaisha?)
  • April 1993: Nihon AVC and Victor Music Industries merge and the name is changed to Victor Entertainment, Inc.
  • March 1999: Moved main office
  • April 2014: Changed corporate name to JVC Kenwood Victor Entertainment Corporation.



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