Number of locations
Masahiro Ōga (president)
834 (as of October 2006)
Shogakukan ( is a 小学館 Shōgakukan) Japanese publisher of dictionaries, literature, manga, non-fiction, DVDs, and other media in Japan.
Shueisha which founded Hakusensha. These are three separate companies, but are together called the Hitotsubashi Group, one of the largest publishing groups in Japan. Shogakukan is located in the Shogakukan Building in Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda, Tokyo, and the other two companies are located in the same  ward.
Shogakukan in the US
Shogakukan company, along with
Shueisha, owns Viz Media, which publishes manga from both companies in the United States.
Shogakukan's licensing arm in North America was
ShoPro Entertainment; it was merged into Viz Media in 2005.
Shogakukan's production arm is
Shogakukan Productions Co.,Ltd. (now Shogakukan Shueisha Productions).
In March 2010 it was announced that Shogakukan would partner with the American comics publisher
Fantagraphics to issue a line of manga to be edited by Matt Thorn.
List of magazines published by Shogakukan
Male oriented manga magazines
Kodomo manga magazines
Shōnen manga magazines
Seinen manga magazines
Female oriented manga magazines
Shōjo manga magazines
List of manga published by Shogakukan
New Manga Awards
Shogakukan has awards for amateur
mangaka who want to become professional. It allows people to either send in their manga by mail or bring it in to an editor.