Business Nov 22, 2002

Mitsui ties with Yoshimoto Kogyo

Trading house Mitsui & Co. said Thursday it has tied up with Yoshimoto Kogyo Co., a leading entertainment production group, to produce and sell "shochu" distilled spirits. The companies will make new shochu using the skills of traditional distilleries in Kyushu, and the process will ...

Yoshimoto's talent for comedy

General May 20, 2001

Yoshimoto's talent for comedy

by Kimio Ida

There was a time when parents in Osaka used to scold their kids by threatening, "I will send you to Yoshimoto!" if they were fooling around. Today, though, Yoshimoto Kogyo Co. has become Japan's largest entertainment agency, and most parents would be happy if ...

Business Aug 19, 2000

Yoshimoto Kogyo branches into entertainment catering

OSAKA -- Yoshimoto Kogyo Co., a major, Osaka-based entertainment firm, has found yet another business area to cash in on -- entertainment catering. The move, according to Yoshimoto officials, is part of its business diversification plan as it goes into the 21st century. The firm ...