Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan

For the American film company within the Sony corporation, see Sony Pictures.
Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) lnc.
株式会社ソニー・ピクチャーズ エンタテインメント
Subsidiary of Sony
Industry Entertainment
Founded February 10, 1984
(Found as: Earl Sea Columbia Pictures Corporation Alternative Video Co., Ltd.)
August 7, 1991
(Found as: Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan Inc.)
Headquarters 〒105-8415
No. 28, 4-chome, Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Toranomon Towers Office
Key people
Masao Morita
(Representative Director & CEO)
Ron McNair
(Representative Director & CEO)
Masao Takiyama
(Executive Officer and SVP) [1]
Products Motion pictures
Television Production
Owner Sony (95.4%)
CPE Holdings (4.6%)
Number of employees
214 (as of April 30, 2009)
Subsidiaries Animax
AXN Japan
Mystery Channel

Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) lnc. (株式会社ソニー・ピクチャーズ エンタテインメント Kabushiki-Gaisha Sonī Pikuchāzu Entateinmento) is a Japanese film studio, based in Minato-ku, Tokyo. It also uses the as abbreviations: SPE or SPEJ for operations.

SPEJ is the majority shareholder of Japanese anime satellite television company Animax Broadcasat Japan.

They have also distributed most of Sony Pictures films for Japan, as well as producing some Anime and Anime films as well.[2]

Anime Production


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