The Yomiuri Group is the largest media
conglomerate in Japan
The Yomiuri Shimbun has a 138 year history and has 368 offices around the world. Under the umbrella of The Yomiuri
Holdings are three newspaper companies (The Yomiuri Shimbun, headquartered in Tokyo; The Yomiuri Shimbun, Osaka; and
The Yomiuri Shimbun, Seibu), The Yomiuri Giants (a leading Japanese professional baseball team), and Chuokoron-Shinsha,
Inc., a publishing house that serves as one of the nation's leading forums on contemporary issues.
In addition, the Yomiuri Group holds TV station (NTV), NTV Culture Center, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Printemps Ginza Department store and so on. The Group also sponsors prestigious art exhibitions, national sports events, and many other social contribution programs.
For 138 years (as of 2012) The Yomiuri Shimbun has been delivering the news to Japan. No doubt, the newspaper has been the benchmark of quality and the hub of Japan's print media since the late 19th Century.
The Yomiuri Shimbun's network of correspondents works out of 368 locations, including 28 overseas bases. It has three head offices in Tokyo, Osaka, Seibu, and three branch offices in Japan. The Yomiuri also has special association with major titles around the world, including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and Time.
Thanks to the 85,000 newspaper deliverers who make up The Yomiuri Shimbun's highly reliable delivery network, belonging to 7,400 Yomiuri Centers or distribution points around Japan, the news arrives on time, day after day. And, thanks to advanced printing technology that had won awards for printing excellence, it always looks good.
The Yomiuri organizes some 200 events annually. It's all part of our corporate policy to make positive contributions to culture and academia.
Since its establishment in 1964, 232,000 people have registered with the Yomiuri Eye Bank, which helps those with visual impairing to get their vision back. The Eye Bank is part of the Yomiuri Light and Humanity Association, which has been supporting people with disabilities for more than 40 years. In addition, to helping humanity, The Yomiuri Group does its part for the environment, including attaining environmental ISO certification for both head offices and plants.