JAPAN Booth is a National Collective Stand organized by JAPAN BOOK PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION.
22 publishers will join the Japan Collective Area at Hall 6.1 A96. Also the Japan Book Bank and Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan and Japan Foundation will exhibit within the Area.You will find here original books from Japan and the rights sellers. We are happy to help you with various kinds of Publishing Contents from JAPAN. Please visit our booth! We wish that you will find good stories here!

Japan Booth Exhibitors in FBF2023

Overview of the Japanese Publishing Market in 2022

Japan Book Design Concours: Japan Book Design Awards: We are happy to share with you the winners.

Exective Exhibitors

Impress Group
Company Profile: Impress Group is a leading media group consisting of a holding company, Impress Holdings, Inc. and 16 operating companies including Impress Corporation, Rittor Music, Inc., MdN Corporation, Yama-kei Publishers Co., Ltd., Ikaros Publications Ltd., Temjin Co., Ltd, ICE Inc., Kindai Kagaku Sha Co., Ltd. and Impress R&D. Focusing our business area in IT, Music, Design, Nature, Aviation/Railways, and Mobile Service, each operating company develops its business utilizing its expertise. Published more than 900 new titles of books in FY2021.
Publishing genre: IT, Music, Design, Nature
Address:1-105, Kanda Jinbo-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0051 Japan
TEL: +81(0)3-6837-5000
Foreign rights/trade: Nobuo Suzuki(Mr.)
E-mail:suzuki-j* (Please replace "*" with "@".)

Publishing genre: Management, Accounting, Economics, Corporate Finance, Marketing, Taxation, Business Law, Social Science
Address: 1-35, Kanda-Jimbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0051 JAPAN
Foreign rights/trade: Takuya Arizumi(Mr.)
E-mail: arizumit* (Please replace "*" with "@".)

Gakken Inc.
Company Profile: We are a general publsiher and have more than 70 years history in Japan. Especially, we have top share for picture books and educational materials.
Publishing genre: Edcatinal materials,STEAM, Picturebook, Health, Hobby
Address: 2-11-8, Nishigotanda, Shinagawaku, Tokyo, Japan
TEL: +81(0)3-6431-1208
Foreign rights/trade: Ms. Lumi Hosokawa
E-mail: inq* (Please replace "*" with "@".)

Hikarinokuni Co.,Ltd.
Company Profile: Hikarinokuni is a publishing company that specializes in producing and selling children's picture books, such as monthly picture books distributed to kindergartens directly and picture books put at bookstores.
Since its foundation in 1946, we have adopted the motto, "Filling the children's future with warm light through early childhood education."
We have continued to contribute to early childhood education for children nationwide by focusing on producing early childhood education picture books for teachers and parents, as well as by selling childcare products such as clothes, playground equipment, stationery, furnitures and souvenirs.
We have more than 6000 products in our catalog, including our original in-house products. Now we are confident that there is no nursery supplies that cannot be found at our company.
Publishing genre: Juvenile, Education, Home economics, Picture book
Address: 3-2-14, Uehonmachi, Tennoji-ku, Osaka 543-0001 JAPAN
TEL: +81(0)6-6768-1151

JMA Management Center
Company Profile: We are the Japanese publishing company with 80 years of publishing experience. Our books, especially Manga for business people, parenting and Education, takes unique approach to support self learners. Also, our children's books are designed for children to experience the joy of growth throughout their lives.
Publishing genre: Manga for Business people/ Manga for Parenting and Education
Address: Tokyo Nihonbashi Tower 9F, 2-7-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo,103-6009 Japan
TEL: +81(0)3-6362-4800
Foreign rights/trade: Megumi Takeda (Ms.)
E-mail: megumi_takeda* (Please replace "*" with "@".)
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Company Profile: Develops a broad range of businesses as a comprehensive entertainment company, including publishing, video, game, Web service, education, MD and business for inbound customers. Advances digital transformation, including Activity Based Working (ABW), and a global media mix strategy, which focuses on steadily creating Intellectual property (IP) and expanding overseas.
Publishing genre: Manga(Comics), Light Novel, Literature, Artbook, AudioBook etc... Please contact us for more detailed information.
Address: 2-13-3, Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8177 JAPAN
TEL: 81+(0)50-1744-2186
Foreign rights/trade: Mr. Yuki Miyoshi
E-mail: miyoshi-y* (Please replace "*" with "@")

Company Profile: KODANSHA Ltd. is Japanese leading publishing house based in Tokyo, having delivered stories into ready hands across the globe with a wide variety of content from comic book to novels, fashion magazines, news journals, and picture books for children, as well as TV anime, movies, series, and video games since 1909 in the spirit of Inspire Impossible Stories. KODANSHA is globally recognized as the licensor of some of the world's most loved comic book IPs, such as AKIRA, Attack on Titan, and Ghost in the Shell.
Publishing genre: Fiction, General literature, Non-fiction, Juvenile, Fine arts, Home economics, Business, Comics
Address: 2-12-21 Otowa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 112-8001 Japan
TEL: +81(0)3-5395-3576
E-mail: oubei_shoseki* (Please replace "*" with "@".)

Ohmsha, Ltd.
Company Profile: Since its foundation in 1914, Ohmsha has been publishing books and magazines in most major fields of science and technology such as information science, telecommunications, electrical and electronic engineering, applied physics, mechanical control, architecture and civil engineering, air conditioning, chemical and environmental sciences, life science and medical electronics. Those books include textbooks for college courses, technical books, practical books for engineers in the field and reference books for certifying examinations. We also publishes many books that are rich in manga and illustrations. In particular, "The Manga Guide" series has a reputation for making it easy to learn specialized content, and has long been loved by readers.
Publishing genre: Engineering, Technology, Computer, Architecture, Science
Address: @3-1, Kandanishiki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-8460 Japan
TEL: +81(0)3-3233-0794
Foreign rights/trade: Haelin Shin(Ms.)
E-mail: h.shin* (Please replace "*" with "@".)

Company Profile: OVERLAP Inc. is a manga and novel publisher established in 2011. Focusing on the popular Isekai/Reincarnation genre, publishing 84 manga and 140 novels per year.
Business Operations:
-Book Publishing
-Animation Production
-Pokemon publishing, music and videograms
-Game Production
Address: 8-1-5 Nishigotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 141-0031 Japan
TEL: 81-3-6721-6921

Poplar Publishing Co., Ltd.
Company Profile: For many years since the company fs founding in 1947, Poplar Publishing Co., Ltd. made a name for itself in the Japanese publishing industry as a children fs books publisher. Poplar expanded into books for adult readers in 1999. Today, the company puts out bestsellers in a diverse range of genres for both children and other audiences.
Publishing genre: Childrens, Fiction, Non-fiction
Address: Sumitomo Fudosan Kojimachi First Bldg., 4-2-6 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 102-8519 Japan
E-mail: foreign-rights-sales* (Please replace "*" with "@".)
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SANSHUSHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.
Company Profile: SANSHUSHA was founded in 1938. Since then, we have been standing proudly as a vanguard in the realm of language publication. Our motto, "Global Communication Support," drives us to provide content to individuals, companies interested in foreign language learning and cross-cultural exchange, as well as various educational institutions. With a publication spanning more than 40 languages, we are a leading Japanese publisher in the field of German language, known for our German dictionaries and introducing the works of Peter Handke and Herta Muller to Japan. Numerous successful products in Japanese language education field, gaining global acclaim for our Japanese-character learning materials and CEFR-aligned coursebooks.
Publishing genre: Languages, Dictionaries, Law, Literature
Address: 2-2-22 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001 Japan Japan
TEL: +81(0)3-3405-4511
Foreign rights/trade: Yuki Tanaka( Ms)
E-mail: webmaster* (Please replace "*" with "@".)

Company Profile: Shogakukan, founded in 1922, began by launching learning magazines targeting elementary school children. Currently, while expanding from children's magazines to the general magazine field, it has also become a general publishing company with a book division that releases picture books, pictorial guides, dictionaries, encyclopedias, literary works, etc.
Publishing genre: Children's books, education, encyclopedias, literature, non-fiction, etc.
Address: 2-3-1, Hitotsubashi. Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN, 1018001
TEL: 81+(0)332305539
Foreign rights/trade: Mr. Mitsuru Saito
E-mail: mansaito* replace "*" with "@")

Company Profile: We at Shueisha was founded as the entertainment division of the publishing company Shogakukan in 1925 and split off from Shogakukan and became the independent company Shueisha on August 8th, 1926. In Japanese, our name means "gathering of intellect", and we convey useful information, profound knowledge, and great entertainment to millions each day through many platforms of communication. As one of Japan's leading publishers, our publications encompass a wide range of subjects and genres, from literature, art, and children's, to reference books.
Publishing genre: manga, literature, nonfiction, news, business, culture, art, children fs, complete works series, dictionaries, etc.
Address: 2-5-10, Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-8050 JAPAN
Foreign rights/trade: Keita Murano(Mr)
E-mail: rights_international* replace "*" with "@")
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Company Profile: "Comprehensive HOBBY company": HOBBY JAPAN offers books that meet the needs of a wide variety of hobbies, such as light novels, comics, monthly hobby and military magazines, illustration technique mannuals, and game instructions.
Publishing genre: light novels, comics, hobby and military magazines
Address: 2-15-8 Yoyogi Shibuya, Tokyo 151-0053 Japan
E-mail:hjrights* replace "*" with "@")

Drecom Co., Ltd.
Company Profile: Drecom established its publishing and video business brand "Drecom Media" in May 2022. The brand operates the "DRE label" for four businesses: webtoon, young adult light novels, comic, and media franchise, and the "Drecom Media Award," an open competition for newcomers to the novel category. We aim to provide a variety of entertainment content to the global market based on our IP.
Publishing genre: young adult light novels, comic
Address: ThinkPark Tower 19F 2-1-1, Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 141-6019, Japan
TEL: +81(0)50-3146-5697
Foreign rights/trade: Ms.Lingyu Chang
E-mail: lingyu.chang* replace "*" with "@")
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TO Books, Inc.
Company Profile: We provide highly entertaining story content, mainly focusing on fictional stories. Our mission is to create and develop Intellectual Property (IP), proactively working on Media franchise such as audio books, games, anime, and movies. We are currently expanding our license business with foreign companies. For example, our most popular work "Ascendance of a Bookworm" series is translated into many languages and sold in more than 20 different countries.
Publishing genre: Fiction
Address: 11F, PMO Shibuya Ⅱ,3-1-1,Shibuya,Shibuya-ku,Tokyo,150-0002,Japan
TEL: +81(0)3-6452-5765
Foreign rights/trade: Ms. Kano Yurina
E-mail: rights* replace "*" with "@")
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Cooperative Exhibitors

Company Profile: Reijinsha Co., Ltd. is a company that provides many opportunities for people to experience art through art exhibitions and publications. We are proud to participate in the Frankfurt Book Fair and showcase our latest publications. Our company has been providing opportunities for people to experience art for 30 years, both domestically and internationally. We believe that art is not only something that soothes people's hearts but also something that can inspire them and encourage them to reflect on themselves. We hope that our publications will be able to provide such an opportunity for many people.
Address: 28F Osaka Ekimae-3rd Bldg.,1-1-3 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 JAPAN
TEL: +81 (0)6-6345-9950
Foreign rights/trade: Toshihisa Kasahara(Mr.)
E-mail: info* (Please replace "*" with "@") @