- COMPANY NAME
- New Japan Pro-Wrestling Co., Ltd.
- LOCATION (HEAD OFFICE)
Sumitomo Nakano-sakaue Bldg. 6F
1-38-1 Chuo, Nakano-ku, Tokyo 164-0011
How to get to head office
Get off at Nakano-sakaue station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi/Oedo line, the office is above the A1 exit.
- January 13, 1972
- ¥ 92.5 million
- ANNUAL SALES
- ¥ 2.765 billion (as of July 2015)
Chairman of the Board, Naoki Sugabayashi
President and Representative Director, Katsuhiko Harada
Director, Kaoru Mikumo (Head of the Sports Division of TV Asahi Corporation)
Director, Michiaki Nishizawa
Auditor, Junya Iwasaki
- NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
- 45 (as of July 31, 2016)
- MAJOR BUSINESS PARTNERS
TV Asahi Corporation
Hoken Minaoshi Honpo Co.,Ltd
Ichibanya, Co., Ltd.
Tokyo Dome Co., Ltd.
Nihon Sumo Kyokai
Lawson HMV Entertainment, Inc.
Others (not in any particular order)
- RELATED COMPANIES
Bushiroad Media, Inc.
Bushiroad Music, Inc.
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Serving the fansLet's be aware that our activities will only grow if they are supported by the fans' satisfaction and pleasure.
Management of participationLet's combine the strength of all employees and aim for powerful management activities.
Pursuit of management efficiencyWe pursue both quality and quantity, and always practice innovative management.
Sincere Human GroupLet's create a bright company with consistently thinking about the right ideas and doing the right actions.
Intense competitionLet's collaborate with each other for the growth of one self and the group.
In January, New Japan Pro-Wrestling Co., Ltd. was established. The first president was Kanji Inoki.
In March, a New Japan Pro-Wrestling battle event was held at the Ota Ward gymnasium.
In April, the “World Wrestling” broadcast was started by the NET TV (now: Asahi TV)
In June, the IWGP Heavyweight Title was established. First champion was Antonio Inoki.
In April, the IWGP Heavyweight Title was established. First champion was Antonio Inoki.
In July, Seiji Sakaguchi was appointed as the President and Representative Director.
In August, the first “G1 CLIMAX” was held. The winner was Masahiro Chono.
In May, first performance at Fukuoka Dome was held.
In May, first performance at Osaka Dome
In August, first performance at Nagoya Dome
In June, Tatsumi Fujinami was appointed president.
In June, first performance at Sapporo Dome
In June, Seiichi Kusama was appointed president.
In May, Simon Kelly Inoki was appointed president.
In April, Naoki Sugabayashi was appointed president.
In November, signed a business alliance with CMLL.
In January, Bushiroad Inc. took over New Japan Pro-Wrestling.
In June the Bushiroad Club was established to nurture wrestling athletes.
In September, Kaname Tezuka was appointed president.
In February, signed a business alliance with RHO.
In August, first performance at Seibu Dome was held.
In February, Katsuhiko Harada was appointed president.