EMI Music Japan

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EMI Music Japan
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Founded October 1, 1960
Closed April 1, 2013
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Other Names Toshiba Musical Industries, Toshiba EMI, TOEMILAND

EMI Music Japan (株式会社EMIミュージック・ジャパン Kabushikigaisha EMI Myūjikku Japan) was a Japanese record label, and one of the most successful in the industry.

The company was originally founded on October 1, 1960 as Toshiba Musical Industries (東芝音楽工業株式会社 Tōshiba Ongakukōgyō Kabushikigaisha). In October 1973, when Capitol EMI acquired 50% of the company, the name of the company was changed to Toshiba EMI (東芝イーエムアイ株式会社 Tōshiba EMI Kabushikigaisha). While the company was under this name, the company would publish video games under the name TOEMILAND (a shortening of Toshiba EMI.) On June 30, 2007, the company sold 45% of its stake to England-based EMI Group Ltd.

On April 1, 2013, the company dissolved into Universal Music Japan, and as a result, the company closed its doors.


Audio Personnel

Even though EMI Music Japan was not a game developer, the company hired musicians signed to their record label to compose music for developers they worked with. However, sometimes, the developers had in-house audio staff who would handle music and sound effects themselves. Therefore, they will be listed below.

T&E Soft