Up-Front Group

Up-Front Group
Native name
Kabushiki gaisha
Industry Music, entertainment
Founded January 14, 1983 (1983-01-14) (as Up-Front Agency Co., Ltd.)
Headquarters Azabu-koei Building
28-12 Higashi-Azabu Ichichōme, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 106-0044
Key people
Naoki Yamazaki (chairman and representative director)
Yukio Seto (president and executive director)
Junichiro Iwata (managing director)
Subsidiaries Up-Front Promotion
Up-Front Works
Up-Front Books
Up-Front International
Up-Front DC
Up-Front Hawaii
Website www.ufg.co.jp

UP-FRONT GROUP Co., Ltd. (株式会社アップフロントグループ Kabushiki gaisha Appu-Furonto Gurūpu) is a Japanese holding company for various entertainment companies.[1] Its subsidiaries include the talent agency Up-Front Promotion and Up-Front Works, a music production and sales company that manages such record labels as Zetima, Piccolo Town, and Hachama.

Up-Front Promotion

UP-FRONT PROMOTION Co., Ltd. (アップフロントプロモーション), formerly UP-FRONT AGENCY Co., Ltd. (アップフロントエージェンシー), is a talent agency under the umbrella of Up-Front Group.

Female artists

Sapporo branch

Male artists

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Up-Front Works

UP-FRONT WORKS Co., Ltd. (アップフロントワークス) is a record company under the umbrella of Up-Front Group. It specializes in planning, production, and sales of music and video content.


Zetima (record label, distribution: Sony Music)

Hachama (record label, distribution: Pony Canyon)

Piccolo Town (record label, distribution: King Records)

Rice Music (record label)

Chichūkai Label (record label)

Up-Front Works (independent record label)

Frame (record label)

Seventh Code (record label)

Gothuall (record label)

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Male artists

Female artists

See also


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