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HoriPro Talent Agency Launches International Subsidiary

HoriPro International LogoIt looks like HoriPro is taking this show on the road.

Earlier today, talent agency HoriPro announced that they opened a new subsidiary. The company, which is called HoriPro International, is a wholly-owned operation that is tasked with cultivating overseas talent.

Specifically, the organization will primarily be operating in the greater Asian region. Eighteen artists are currently signed with HoriPro International:

  • Akane Matsunaga
  • Ami Wajima
  • Ayaka Ohashi
  • Azusa Tadokoro
  • DJ YURiA
  • Ibuki Kido
  • Kei Tomoe
  • Kosuke Hatakeyama
  • Kosuke Oki
  • Kyōka
  • Liyuu
  • Machico
  • May’n
  • Teresa
  • Tōko Nakamura
  • Yui Ninomiya

HoriPro International describes their operations as:

Under  the corporate philosophy of “Creating specialists who can apply to the world” , Hori Pro International will discover and develop talent, artists, and contents created by global standards, and create content.

HoriPro (Kabushiki Kaisha Horipuro) is a Japanese talent agency that specializes in musical groups and voice actors. The organization was founded in 1963, and currently maintains locations in Tokyo’s Meguro ward, Los Angeles, and Nashville, TN. The group currently controls more than 13,000 songs, including those by Ruriko Kojima, Momoe Yamaguchi, and American rockers KISS.

Source: Ota-suke

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