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UP-FRONT GROUP Co., Ltd. (株式会社アップフロントグループ; pronounced as Kabushiki Gaisha UP-FRONT GROUP) is a corporation that holds sub-divisions such as UP-FRONT PROMOTION, TNX, and more.

Kageyama Shigeki is the current president and representative director of UP-FRONT GROUP as of April 2019. Yamazaki Naoki, who was president from 1987 to 2002, is now the current chairman of the company.

History[]

On January 14, 1983, UP-FRONT GROUP was established. Some of the first members were individuals who were under Young Japan Group.

Sub-divisions[]

Entertainment Industry (Management)[]

Entertainment Industry (Music Production Company)[]

  • UP-FRONT WORKS
  • UP-FRONT MUSIC (株式会社アップフロント音楽出版) - Manages copyright of music and videos

Entertainment Industry (Sales Production Company)[]

  • ODYSSEY (株式会社オデッセー) - Planning, promotion, and sales for concerts and events
  • UP-FRONT INTERNATIONAL 
  • COTTON CLUB JAPAN (株式会社コットンクラブ・ジャパン) - Operates entertainment restaurants such as COTTON CLUB and Resonance

Live & Culture Industry[]

  • ODYSSEY BOOKS (formerly UP-FRONT BOOKS)
  • Hanabatake Ranch (株式会社花畑牧場) - Development, manufacture, sale, and management of animal food products and confectionaries
  • STUDIO K Group (株式会社スタジオ・ケイグループ) - Manufacture and sale of handicraft materials and products such as Hawaiian quilts, and the management of a quilt class/studio
  • ODYSSEY REAL ESTATE (株式会社オデッセー不動産)
  • Gravity (株式会社グラビティー) - Manufacture and sale of golf club shafts
  • UP-FRONT HAWAII (アップフロントハワイ) - Coordinates tours in Hawaii
  • DC FACTORY (ディーシーファクトリー社) - Planning, production, and management of web design; online mail orders (operating e-LineUP! Mall); planning, development, and sale of application software for internet and other communication lines; CD/DVD jacket production and video production; planning, production, and sale of character products
  • SATOYAMA movement

Others[]

  • Aptus (アプタス社) - In charge of accounting and administration

Partners[]

Entertainment Industry (Management)[]

  • Just Production
  • TNX
  • Harmony Promotion (株式会社ハーモニープロモーション)
  • Egao Planning (株式会社えがおプランニング)

Concerts[]

The following list are concerts and events that is a mixture of more than one sub-division.

External Links[]

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