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Fujisankei Communications Group

Fujisankei Communications Group (?, Fuji Sankei Gur?pu), abbreviated FCG, is a keiretsu in Japan. This media conglomerate was founded by Nobutaka Shikanai.[1] In 1991, it was the fourth-largest media company in the world[2] and the largest one in Japan.[3] In the same year, the company's yearly revenue was $5 billion.[4] After a 2008 reorganization, most of the companies that are considered as part of the Fujisankei Group are owned by Fuji Media Holdings.

In the 1960s, the company founded the Hakone Open-Air Museum in Hakone, Kanagawa. The museum houses over 1,000 sculptures and features art by Henry Moore, Constantin Brâncu?i, Barbara Hepworth, Rokuzan Ogiwara, and K?tar? Takamura.[5]

In October 1989, Fujisankei Communications paid Ronald Reagan $2 million to help the company with public relations. Reagan toured Japan for nine days and made two speeches.[4][6][7]

In 1991, Fujisankei Communications spent $50 million to found the Fujisankei California Entertainment, a film company. The film company was headed by Masaru Kakutani, who produced Antarctica and The Adventures of Milo and Otis, which were the two highest-grossing "domestically made" movies in Japan.[8]

Fujisankei Communications International is a subsidiary of Fujisankei Communications Group.[3]

Major companies

  • : Group in Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.

Fuji TV Group

  • Fuji Television Network, Inc. (Broadcasting)[9]
  • Satellite Service (Broadcasting)
  • BS Fuji (Fuji Satellite Broadcasting Inc.)
  • FujiLand, Inc.
  • Kyodo Television, Ltd. (Producing)
  • Fuji Creative Corporation (Producing)
  • Fujiart, Inc. (Producing)
  • Happo Television, Inc. (Producing)
  • Fuji Lighting and Technology, Inc. (Producing)
  • Dinos, Inc. (Life Information)
  • Fuji TV Flower Center (Life Information)
  • Fujipacific Music, Inc. (Film Music)
  • Fusosha Publishing, Inc. (Publishing, Information, Other)
  • Fujimic, Inc. (Publishing, Information, Other)
  • Fujisankei Communications International, Inc. (Publishing, Information, Other)

Pony Canyon Group

Nippon Hoso Group

Sankei Shimbun Group

Living Shimbun Group

  • Sankei Living Shimbun Inc. (Life Information)
  • LIVING PRO-SEED, INC. (Life Information)

Sankei Building Group

  • Sankei Building Co., Ltd.

Bunka Hoso Group

Public-interest corporation Group

  • The Hakone Open-air Museum
  • The Utsukushi-ga-hara Open-air Museum
  • The Ueno Royal Museum

References

  1. ^ Sanger, David E. (1990-10-30). "Nobutaka Shikanai Is Dead at 78; Founder of Japanese Media Group". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2010-01-20. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ Citron, Alan (1991-10-18). "Fujisankei to Produce Its Own Films in U.S." Los Angeles Times. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ a b Fabricant, Florence (1990-03-07). "Food Notes". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ a b "Fujisankei Names Chief Of Overseas Media Unit". The New York Times. 1991-08-03. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved . 
  5. ^ Greco, Joann (2001-02-25). "A stroll through a forest of sculpture". St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved . 
  6. ^ Choate, Pat (1991). Agents of influence. New York: Simon & Schuster. p. 176. ISBN 0-671-74339-2. Retrieved . 
  7. ^ Safire, William (1989-05-11). "Essay; Recruiting Reagan". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved . 
  8. ^ Stevenson, Richard W. (1991-10-18). "Fujisankei of Japan Sets A Hollywood Film Unit". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2010-01-20. Retrieved . 
  9. ^ a b c "Japanese Get Music Stake". Reuters. The New York Times. 1989-10-03. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved . 

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