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Kadokawa Corp.

Business Summary

Kadokawa Corp. engages in the management of its group companies that are involved in the publishing, film, publishing rights, and digital content businesses. It operates through the following segments: Books and IP Business, Information Media Business, Video and IP (Intellectual Property) Business, Portal Business, Live Business, Mobile Business, Game Business, and Others. The Books and IP Business segment includes the sale and publishing of books and e-books. The Information Media Business segment covers publication and sale of magazines, and web advertising. The Video and IP Business segment deals with the sale of DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) packaged software, and movie planning, production and distribution services. The Portal Business segment manages video community services. The Live Business segment handles the planning and management of events and rental of event venues. The Mobile Business segment includes mobile content delivery services. The Game Business segment plans, develops and sells software and networking games. The Others segment covers sales of goods. It also handles the planning, development and operation of network entertainment service and content; and video sharing websites. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit75,587M672.64M
Operating income18,520M164.80M
Income before tax19,458M173.15M
Net income14,078M125.27M
Diluted EPS105.950.94
Dividends Per Share250.22
Total Assets325,319M2,680.28M
Total liabilities149,577M1,232.35M
Total equity171,900M1,416.27M
Operating cash flow21,708M193.17M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 206,785M 208,605M 204,653M 209,947M 221,208M
Gross Profit 53,990M 57,015M 64,860M 73,691M 75,587M
Operating income 3,145M 2,708M 8,088M 13,626M 18,520M
Income before tax 3,785M -379M 9,499M 14,256M 19,458M
Net income 1,038M -4,086M 8,097M 9,584M 14,078M
EBITDA 9,427M 9,255M 12,948M 18,155M 24,622M
Diluted EPS 7.76 -31.96 65.05 77.41 105.95
Dividends Per Share 10 10 15 25 25
Total Assets 239,881M 240,072M 242,995M 269,648M 325,319M
Total liabilities 130,751M 136,658M 135,619M 140,122M 149,577M
Total equity 107,136M 101,341M 105,303M 127,342M 171,900M
Operating cash flow 1,765M 6,019M 16,706M 15,586M 21,708M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,865.74M 1,881.10M 1,882.28M 1,979.55M 1,968.52M
Gross Profit 487.13M 514.13M 596.54M 694.82M 672.64M
Operating income 28.37M 24.41M 74.38M 128.47M 164.80M
Income before tax 34.15M -3.41M 87.36M 134.41M 173.15M
Net income 9.36M -36.84M 74.47M 90.36M 125.27M
EBITDA 85.05M 83.45M 119.08M 171.18M 219.11M
Diluted EPS 0.07 -0.28 0.59 0.72 0.94
Dividends Per Share 0.09 0.09 0.13 0.23 0.22
Total Assets 2,255.58M 2,168.96M 2,250.89M 2,440.25M 2,680.28M
Total liabilities 1,229.44M 1,234.65M 1,256.25M 1,268.07M 1,232.35M
Total equity 1,007.39M 915.58M 975.43M 1,152.41M 1,416.27M
Operating cash flow 15.92M 54.27M 153.65M 146.95M 193.17M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin8.37%
Profit margin6.36%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Takeshi Natsuno
  • Executive Officer & GM-Group Corporate Planning: Soshi Okino
  • Senior Manager-Media Incubation Bureau: Seiichi Kuranishi


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: KADOKAWA Annex Building, 2-13-3 Fujimi, Tokyo, 102-8177, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3549.6370

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