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Victor Entertainment (ビクターエンタテインメント株式会社 Bikutā Entateinmento Kabushiki Kaisha?) is a subsidiary of Japan Victor Company (JVC) that produces and distributes music, movies and other entertainment products such as anime and television shows in Japan. It was formerly known as Victor Music Industries (ビクター音楽産業 Bikutā Ongaku Sangyō?). It was affiliated with RCA Victor Records until the ties were severed after the Pearl Harbor attack in December 1941.

History

  • 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?)
  • January 1988: Srtiked a deal with BMG Japan after Bertelsmann Music Group purchased RCA Records
  • June 1991: Ended deal with BMG Japan after the US subsidiaries for Nihon AVC and Victor Music Industries opened two months earlier
  • April 1993: Nihon AVC and Victor Music Industries merge and the name is changed to Victor Entertainment
  • March 1999: Moved main office

Labels

Records

  • 3 Views
  • Aosis Records
  • BabeStar
  • Cypress Showers
  • Globe Roots
  • Happy House
  • Hihirecords (for babies and kids)
  • Invitation
  • JVC Entertainment (Production and Artist Managements)
    • Flying Dog (Animation Related Products)
  • JVC Jazz
  • JVC World Sounds
  • Mob Squad
  • Nafin
  • Speedstar International
  • Speedstar Records
  • Taishita (Southern All Stars Private Label)
  • Victor
  • Victory (defunct; not same as US label)

Distribution

Video


Major artists

Listed alphabetically by group or family name. Names are in Western order (given name, family name).


Distribution managements

External links

ko:빅터 엔터테인먼트ru:Victor Entertainment

tl:Victor Entertainment

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