Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

Profile:
Japanese record company = 株式会社ソニー・ミュージックエンタテインメント Kabushiki gaisha and manufacturing plant. Often abbreviated as SMEJ / SMJ or just Sony Music Japan.
In many Japanese CD around 1991 till 2007 have a mould manufacturing print around the center hole in the HUB as 'SMJ' - please used at 'Pressed by' in LCCN!
Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. was established in 1968 as a Tokyo-based 50/50 joint venture between Sony Corporation and U.S. conglomerate CBS to distribute the latter's music releases in Japan. The company was incorporated as CBS/Sony Records and with Sony co-founder Akio Morita as president.
It is wholly owned by the Sony Corporation of Japan and independent from the US-based Sony Music Entertainment Inc. which is owned by Sony Corporation Of America.
In 1983 the company was renamed CBS/Sony Group Inc. till April 1991 when company was renamed Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.. In March 1988, four wholly owned subsidiaries were folded into CBS/Sony Group: CBS/Sony Inc., Epic/Sony Records Inc., CBS/Sony Records Inc. and Sony Video Software International.
Until March 2007, Sony Music Japan also had its own North American sublabel, Tofu Records. Releases of Sony Music Japan now appear on Columbia Records or Epic Records in North America.
Sublabels
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Contact Info:
Rokubancho
Chiyoda
Tokyo
Japan
Sites:
[l32822]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
12YUM-006 Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra Rock Monster Strikes Back(12") Yum Yum Vinyl 12YUM-006 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
14YUM017A Jon B Simple Melody(12") Yum Yum Vinyl 14YUM017A Japan 1996 Sell This Version
15AP 3418 Mick Jagger Throwaway / Say You Will(12", Maxi, Promo) CBS/Sony 15AP 3418 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
16YUM-001 Takkyu Ishino Dove Loves Dub 4 Tracks(12") Yum Yum Vinyl 16YUM-001 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
16YUM-002 Yoshinori Sunahara MFRFM (Music For Robot For Music)(12", Red) Yum Yum Vinyl 16YUM-002 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
16YUM-004 Denki Groove Orange Remixes(12") Yum Yum Vinyl 16YUM-004 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
20P2-2612 Prince And The Revolution Purple Rain(CD, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records 20P2-2612 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
23DP5438 Metallica One(CD, MiniAlbum, RP) CBS/Sony, CBS/Sony 23DP5438 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
25DP 5230 Whitesnake Slide It In(CD, Album, RE) CBS/Sony 25DP 5230 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
25DP 5390 Various Footloose - Original Soundtrack Of The Paramount Motion Picture(CD, Comp) CBS/Sony 25DP 5390 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
25DP 5418 Exodus (6) = エクソダス* Exodus (6) = エクソダス* - Fabulous Disaster = ファビュラス・ディザスター(CD, Album, RP) Relativity, Combat, CBS/Sony 25DP 5418 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
25FR-024 スチャダラパー* Scha Dara Gaiden スチャダラ外伝(2x10", Ltd, Gat) File Records 25FR-024 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
32P2-2739~40 Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti(2xCD, Album, RP) Swan Song 32P2-2739~40 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
36P2-2615 ~ 6 Prince Sign "O" The Times(2xCD, Album, RE) Paisley Park 36P2-2615 ~ 6 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
44K 78507 Robi Rob's Clubworld Reach / Mi Gente Latina(CD, Maxi) Columbia 44K 78507 US 1997 Sell This Version
44K 79308 Satoshi Tomiie Featuring Kelli Ali Satoshi Tomiie Featuring Kelli Ali - Up In Flames(CD, Maxi) C2Records 44K 79308 US 1999 Sell This Version
54DC5007-8 Giordano* - José Carreras, Éva Marton, Giorgio Zancanaro, Hungarian State Orchestra, Giuseppe Patanè Giordano* - José Carreras, Éva Marton, Giorgio Zancanaro, Hungarian State Orchestra, Giuseppe Patanè - Andrea Chénier(2xCD) CBS Masterworks, CBS/Sony 54DC5007-8 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
12 3H 238 Masayuki Suzuki ふたりの焦躁 (12", Single) Epic 12 3H 238 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
12.3P-819 Cyndi Lauper What's Going On (12", Maxi) Portrait 12.3P-819 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
25.6P-5230 Cyndi Lauper A Night To Remember(Cass, Album) Epic 25.6P-5230 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
25・8P-5139 Jacksons* Victory(CD, Album) Epic 25・8P-5139 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
25 8P-5212 Meliah Rage Kill To Survive(CD, Album) Epic 25 8P-5212 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
25・8P-5240 Accept = アクセプト* Accept = アクセプト* - Balls To The Wall = ボールズ・トゥ・ザ・ウォール(CD, Album, RE) Epic, Epic 25・8P-5240 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
28-3P-597 Platinum Blonde Standing In The Dark(LP, Album) Epic 28-3P-597 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
32-8H-5071 Dreams Come True Dreams Come True(CD, Album) Epic 32-8H-5071 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
32・8P-134 Prefab Sprout Steve McQueen(CD, Album) Epic/Sony 32・8P-134 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
35・8H-3 Ippu-Do Lunatic Menu(CD, Album, Comp) Epic, Epic/Sony 35・8H-3 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
42.2P-113 Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper In Paris (VHS) Epic 42.2P-113 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
1941 Michael Bolton Time, Love & Tenderness(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Sky (2) 1941 Indonesia Unknown Sell This Version
007510 1 Satoshi Tomiie Feat. Kelli Ali Satoshi Tomiie Feat. Kelli Ali - Up In Flames(CD, Maxi, Promo) INCredible 007510 1 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
007510 6 Satoshi Tomiie Feat Kelli Ali Satoshi Tomiie Feat Kelli Ali - Up In Flames(2x12", Single, Promo) INCredible 007510 6 UK 1999 Sell This Version
007594 2 Satoshi Tomiie 'Mini' Lick(CD, EP, Promo) INCredible 007594 2 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
1549-4ADV DJ Honda DJ Honda(Cass, Album, Promo) Relativity 1549-4ADV US 1996 Sell This Version
28430 XOT Livin' Blues Blue Breeze(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial, Min) Ariola (2) 28430 XOT Russia 2009 Sell This Version
79416-2 Akiko Yano Piano Nightly(CD, Comp) Nonesuch 79416-2 US 1996 Sell This Version
0087432MRO DJ Krush Meiso(CD, Album) Marlboro Music, Mo Wax 0087432MRO Germany 1995 Sell This Version
462499-4 Cyndi Lauper A Night To Remember(Cass, Album, RE) Epic 462499-4 Taiwan 1991 Sell This Version
475873 2 Kodō Best Of Kodō(CD, Comp) Columbia, Columbia 475873 2 Austria 1994 Sell This Version
477419 2 Haruomi Hosono Omni Sight Seeing(CD, Album, RE) Epic 477419 2 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
477420 1 Haruomi Hosono Mental Sports Mixes(LP) Epic, Tristar Music 477420 1 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
480319 2 Kodō With Isao Tomita* Kodō With Isao Tomita* - Nasca Fantasy(CD, RE) Columbia 480319 2 Austria 1995 Sell This Version
483789 2 Pizzicato Five Antique 96 (Comp) 483789 2 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
483935 2 East End (3) X Yuri* East End (3) X Yuri* - Denim-ed Soul 2(CD, Album) Epic, Epic 483935 2 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
484027 2 Takkyu Ishino Mix-Up Vol. 1(CD, Comp, Mixed) S3, S3 484027 2 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
484028 2 Jeff Mills Mix-Up Vol. 2 Featuring Jeff Mills - LiveMix At Liquid Room, Tokyo(CD, Mixed) Dance Pool 484028 2 Australia 1996 Sell This Version
485233 2 DJ Honda DJ Honda(CD, Album) Relativity 485233 2 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
485480 2 Robi Rob's Clubworld Robi Rob's Clubworld(CD, Album, Mixed) CBS/Sony 485480 2 Spain 1996 Sell This Version
485480 2 Robi Rob's Clubworld Robi Rob's Clubworld(CD, Album, Mixed) CBS/Sony 485480 2 Austria 1996 Sell This Version
487565 4 Derrick May Mix-Up Vol. 5(Cass, Comp, Mixed) Sony Music 487565 4 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
488290 9 Various Ghost In The Shell (PlayStation Soundtrack)(2xCD, Comp, Ltd) S3 488290 9 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
488830 2 Geoff Keezer Turn Up The Quiet (Album) 488830 2 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
491232 2 Georges Arvanitas Rencontre(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia 491232 2 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
491320 2 WestBam DJF 125 - DJ Freundschaft (Electro Mixed by WestBam)(CD, Comp, Mixed) Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., Mix-Up 491320 2 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
492837 2 Takashi Kako Original Soundtrack From The Motion Picture The Quarry(CD) Sony Music Media 492837 2 1998 Sell This Version
492893 2 DJ Krush 覚醒 -Kakusei-(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia 492893 2 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
496620 2 Hell DJF 750 - DJ Freundschaft (Song Of The Siren Mixed by Hell)(CD, Comp, Mixed) SMEJ Associated Records, Mix-Up 496620 2 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
497448 2 James Taylor (2) JT(CD, Album, RM, RE) Columbia 497448 2 Spain 2003 Sell This Version
497737 2 DJ Krush Code4109 497737 2 Europe 2000 Sell This Version
498027 1 DJ Krush 漸 -Zen-(2xLP, Album) Columbia, Columbia 498027 1 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
498330 2 Denki Groove Voxxx(CD, Album) Epic, Epic 498330 2 Europe 2000 Sell This Version
499998 2 Ambivalence Electric Treatment(CD, Album) Epic, Epic, AMB.S.D. 499998 2 Europe 2000 Sell This Version
500997 1 Mondo Grosso MG4(2xLP, Album) Epic 500997 1 UK 2001 Sell This Version
501734 2 M. Sasaji & L.A. Allstars Birdland(CD) Columbia 501734 2 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
505097 2 Kodō Tataku: Best Of Kodō II (1994-1999)(CD, Comp) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia 505097 2 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
511226 2 Allan Holdsworth All Night Wrong(CD, Album) Columbia 511226 2 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
662727 2 Basia Half A Minute(CD, Maxi) Epic 662727 2 UK 1995 Sell This Version
663220 1 Diana King & Nahki Diana King & Nahki - I'll Do It(CD, Single) WORK, WORK 663220 1 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
663220 2 Diana King & Nahki Diana King & Nahki - I'll Do It(CD, Maxi) WORK, WORK 663220 2 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
663220 6 Diana King & Nahki Diana King & Nahki - I'll Do It(12") WORK, WORK 663220 6 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
666802 6 Kodo* Remix 1(12") Columbia 666802 6 France 1998 Sell This Version
667540 2 Denki Groove Shangri-La(CD, Mini, Single) S3 667540 2 Austria 1999 Sell This Version
669 241-1 Satoshi Tomiie Feat. Diane Charlemagne Satoshi Tomiie Feat. Diane Charlemagne - Inspired(CD, Single) SMEJ Associated Records 669 241-1 Europe 2000 Sell This Version
670932 6 Satoshi Tomiie Feat. Kelli Ali Satoshi Tomiie Feat. Kelli Ali - Love In Traffic(12") INCredible 670932 6 UK 2001 Sell This Version
671480 6 Satoshi Tomiie Feat. Chara Satoshi Tomiie Feat. Chara - Atari 671480 6 UK 2001 Sell This Version
685019 Doraemon (3) Yume Wo Kanaete Doraemon (CD, Album) Columbia 685019 Japan 2007 Sell This Version
695198 The Joykiller The Joykiller(CD, Album, Promo) Epitaph 695198 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
803936 Various Japan For Sale(CD, Comp) SonyMusic 803936 US 2001 Sell This Version
810186 Puffy AmiYumi* Spike(CD, Album) Sony Music Imports 810186 US 2001 Sell This Version
107-0061 The Divine Comedy Fin De Siècle(CD, Album) Setanta Records 107-0061 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
489976.2 Puffy Jet CD(CD, Album) Epic 489976.2 Hong Kong 1998 Sell This Version
489992.2 Ken Ishii Metal Blue America(CD) Sony Music 489992.2 Hong Kong 1997 Sell This Version
494823.2 Ken Ishii Sleeping Madness(CD) SMEJ Associated Records 494823.2 Hong Kong 1999 Sell This Version
498621.2 Puffy The Very Best Of Puffy / Amiyumi Jet Fever(CD, Comp) Epic 498621.2 Hong Kong 2001 Sell This Version
499913.2 Ken Ishii Flatspin(CD) SMEJ Associated Records 499913.2 Hong Kong 2000 Sell This Version
500659.2 Puffy Spike(CD, Album) Epic 500659.2 Hong Kong 2000 Sell This Version
501441.2 Bird Mindtravel(CD, Album, Ltd) SMEJ Associated Records 501441.2 Hong Kong 2000 Sell This Version
501780.3 The Brothers Four Greatest Hits (2xCD, Ltd, Gol) Columbia 501780.3 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
502056.2 Hysteric Blue Bleu-Bleu-Bleu(CD, Album) Columbia 502056.2 Hong Kong 2000 Sell This Version
504979.4 Creed (3) Weathered(Cass, Album) Wind-Up 504979.4 Thailand Unknown Sell This Version
14 4908 20 Takkyu Ishino Ghost In The Shell(12", Promo, W/Lbl) Sony Records 14 4908 20 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
0066591003 DJ Krush Featuring Esthero DJ Krush Featuring Esthero - Final Home (Vocal Version)(CD, Maxi, Promo) Columbia 0066591003 Austria 1999 Sell This Version
01-489155-10 Michael Jackson Ghosts (Deluxe Collector Box Set)(Box, Ltd + CD, Album + Minimax, Single + VHS) Epic/Sony Records, Epic 01-489155-10 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
314-540-776-2 DJ Krush MiLiGHT (Album) 314-540-776-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
314-582-469-1 DJ Krush Selections(12") Mo Wax, FFRR 314-582-469-1 US 1997 Sell This Version
450 555 864 Satchel EDC(CD, Album) Sony Music Japan International Inc. 450 555 864 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
516.9549.20 DJ Krush & Toshinori Kondo DJ Krush & Toshinori Kondo - Ki-Oku(CD, Album) Apollo, PIAS France 516.9549.20 Belgium 1998 Sell This Version
697-124-084-2 DJ Krush Meiso(CD, Album) Mo Wax, FFRR 697-124-084-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
697-124-084-4 DJ Krush Meiso(Cass, Album) FFRR 697-124-084-4 US 1995 Sell This Version
07-485198-10 No Artist Mind Migration (Voyage To The Whale)(CD) Aqua Planet, Sony Music Media 07-485198-10 Unknown Sell This Version
8122-78202-2 De La Soul De La Mix Tape: Remixes, Rarities & Classics(CD, Comp) Tommy Boy, Rhino Records (2), Warner Strategic Marketing 8122-78202-2 Europe 2004 Sell This Version