Ariola Japan

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Ariola Japan
Parent company Sony Music Entertainment Japan
Founded 2009
Genre Rock, Pop, R&B
Country of origin Japan
Official website Official website

Ariola Japan Inc. (株式会社アリオラジャパン, Kabushiki Kaisha Ariora Japan), is a Japanese record label precedently part of BMG Japan and now subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Japan.


  • 2008 - Ariola Japan becomes a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment.[1]
  • 2009 - Ariola Japan becomes a full-on record label separate from BMG Japan.[2]


It is considered as the official Japanese Branch of Ariola Records, a label of BMG. Now it is a part of RCA/Jive Label Group Japan.[2]


It is home to both former BMG Japan artists and new artists, including:



  • Toshiki Kadomatsu

Little Tokyo

Augusta Records

Joint venture with Office Augusta

Rhythmedia Tribe

Happy Song Records


  1. ^ "(株)ソニー・ミュージックエンタテインメントによる株式会社 BMG JAPAN 完全子会社化" (pdf) (in Japanese). October 2, 2008. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b "(株)BMG JAPAN 役員の変更、執行役員制の導入及び組織改正等について" (pdf) (in Japanese). June 1, 2009. Retrieved 23 June 2013.

External links

  • Official website
  • Ariola Japan on Facebook

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