Annotation

Warner Music Japan Inc. was created in 1991, when it served two purposes:

  • the distributor for all of the Warner Music operations in Japan, which included this Warner Music Japan division, the WEA Music K.K. division, and MMG Inc.
  • the sound copyright holder of the Warner Music Japan division and later the WEA Music K.K. division. (MMG Inc. held the copyrights for its own labels.)

This is generally not a release label until approximately 2002. In the first 2 years of operation, Warner Music Japan continued using existing non-Japanese labels from Warner Pioneer Corporation as their own domestic labels - so labels like Warner Bros., Reprise, wea were used for both Japanese domestic artists and international music.

In 1993, Warner Music Japan's operations were reorganized into two subsidiary companies, WEA Japan and East West Japan, and most Japanese domestic artists were rebranded with Japan labels, such as:

At some point in the mid-2000's, the vast majority of these labels were retired and most Japanese domestic releases appeared under "WARNER MUSIC JAPAN". Currently, Warner Music Japan does not operate many sublabels - the notable ones include:

Annotation last modified on 2015-12-05 06:09 UTC.

Releases

Release Artist Format Tracks Date Country Catalog# Barcode
Justin Heathcliff Justin Heathcliff Vinyl 13
Risky Woman Loudness 7" Vinyl 3
So Lonely Loudness 8cm CD 2
Dreamer and Screamer Loudness 8cm CD 2
Long Distance Love Loudness 8cm CD 2
In the Mirror Loudness 8cm CD 2
Best Wishes Stardust Revue 2×CD 9 + 10 WPCL-166, WPCL-167 4988014701662
宇宙英雄物語・満漢全席 究極の円盤 (disc 2: カラオケソング集) Various Artists CD 15 WPCL-629
Black Widow Loudness 8cm CD 2
Slaughter House Loudness 8cm CD 3
Game Music Concert 2: The Best Selection 東京メモリアルオーケストラ CD 18 WPCL-709
ゲーム音楽コンサート2 -ザ・ベスト・セレクション- 東京メモリアルオーケストラ CD 18 WPCL-709
Firestorm Loudness 8cm CD 1 LCS-2021
ぼくたちの失敗 森田童子 8cm CD 2 WPDL-4335 4988014943352
SOLA Stardust Revue CD 10 WPCL-736
a boy ア・ボーイ 森田童子 CD 9 WPCL-748 4988014707480
ラスト・ワルツ 森田童子 CD 8 WPCL-752
YOUR SELECTION 〜The Very Best of AKINA〜 中森明菜 CD 17 WPCL-755 4988014707558
Memorial Beach a‐ha CD 10 WPCP-5333 4988014753333
Lyricism 〜BALLAD COLLECTION〜 中森明菜 CD 14 WPCL-768 4988014707688
クレヨンしんちゃん Various Artists CD 16 WPCL-783 4988014707831
たとえばぼくが死んだら 森田童子 8cm CD 3 WPDL-4363 4988014943635
AKINA 中森明菜 4×CD 18 + 17 + 17 + 13 WPCL-770, WPCL-771, WPCL-772, WPCL-773 4988014707701
Crystal Eyes 浅香唯 CD 10 WPC4-7022 4943674702220
Star Lights 浅香唯 CD 10 WPC4-7023 4943674702329
Rainbow 浅香唯 CD 10 WPC4-7024 4943674702428
Candid Girl 浅香唯 CD 10 WPC4-7025 4943674702527
ANNIVERSARY 中森明菜 CD 10 WPC6-8186 4943674818624
BITTER AND SWEET 中森明菜 CD 10 WPC6-8188 4943674818822
D404ME (Q盤) 中森明菜 CD 10 WPC6-8189 4943674818921
CD Single Collection Madonna 40×8cm CD 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 3 + 3 WPDR-3100-3139 4943674310029
GET 平家みちよ 8cm CD 3 WPDV-7125 4943674712526
卒業 〜TOP OF THE WORLD〜 平家みちよ 8cm CD 3 WPDV-7126 4943674712625
BORN 林延年 CD 10 WPCV-7422 4943674742226
Regeneration 〜NAKAMORI AKINA REMIX〜 中森明菜 CD 10 WPC6-8467 4943674846726
ダイキライ 平家みちよ 8cm CD 3 WPDV-7152 4943674715220
だけど 愛しすぎて 平家みちよ 8cm CD 3 WPDV-7160 4943674716029
スローモーション 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8658 4943674865826
セカンド・ラブ 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8660 4943674866021
トワイライト –夕暮れ便り– 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8662 4943674866229
禁区 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8663 4943674866328
サザン・ウインド 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8665 4943674866526
十戒 (1984) 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8666 4943674866625
飾りじゃないのよ涙は 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8667 4943674866724
ミ・アモーレ〔Meu amor é…〕 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8668 4943674866823
SAND BEIGE –砂漠へ– 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8669 4943674866922
SOLITUDE 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8670 4943674867028
DESIRE –情熱– 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8671 4943674867127
ジプシー・クイーン 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8672 4943674867226
Fin 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8673 4943674867325
TANGO NOIR 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8674 4943674867424
BLONDE 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8675 4943674867523
難破船 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8676 4943674867622
آلموج 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8677 4943674867721
I MISSED “THE SHOCK” 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8679 4943674867929
LIAR 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8680 4943674868025
Dear Friend 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8681 4943674868124
水に挿した花 中森明菜 CD 3 WPC6-8682 4943674868223
Super Go!!!!! → Shine In ⚪ Shine On Boredoms 12" Vinyl 2 WQJB-1003
Super 77 / Super Sky Boredoms Vinyl 2 WQJB-1005
アナタの夢になりたい 平家みちよ 8cm CD 3 WPDV-10002 4943674001989
scene 平家みちよ 8cm CD 3 WPDV-10009 4943674009176
ツメタイヒカリ Plastic Tree CD 3 WPCV-10050 4943674013197
シカゴ / 246 クラムボン CD 4 WPCV-10065 4943674016198
君は僕のもの / 090 クラムボン CD 2 WPCV-10093 4943674019472
Child's Replay スケボーキング CD 4 WPCV-10094 4943674019496
magic moment… スケボーキング CD 12 WPCV-10100 4943674019861
まちわび まちさび クラムボン CD 10 WPCV-10104 4943674020393
太陽 槇原敬之 CD 11 WPCV-10111 4943674021543
Rebore, Volume 2 Boredoms Vinyl 1 WQJB-1050
白い影 長谷部徹 CD 17 WPCV-10119 4943674023738
Cut ~Early Songs Best Selection~ Plastic Tree CD 13
TOKIO LV スケボーキング CD 3 WPCV-10121 4943674024049
サラウンド クラムボン CD 4 WPCV-10125 4943674024889
BEST OF LOUDNESS 8688 ATLANTIC YEARS Loudness CD 16 WPCV-10127 4943674025732
Hurricane Eyes Loudness CD 10 WPCV-10132 4943674026401
Hurricane Eyes (Japanese Version) Loudness CD 10 WPCV-10133 4943674026418
Loud'n'Rare Loudness CD 6 WPCV-10135
YOU ARE GOD スケボーキング CD 3 WPCV-10137 4943674026487
残暑 クラムボン CD 4 WPCV-10140 4943674027538
Gravity Zero TWO-MIX HDCD 6 WPC7-10114 4943674028177
ドラマチック クラムボン CD 11 WPCV-10148 4943674028351
Are You Ok? 槇原敬之 CD 5 WPCV-10153
BPM "Dance ∞" II TWO-MIX Enhanced CD 8 WPC7-10126 4943674030583
Home Sweet Home 槇原敬之 CD 11 WPCV-10157
Hey World DJ Hasebe CD 15 8573 82780-2 685738278022
Loudness Loudness CD 10 WPCV-10170
LOUD'N'RAW Loudness CD 9 WPCV-10173 4943674032358
Re-clammbon クラムボン CD 9 WPCV-10174 4943674032600
id clammbon CD 12 WPCV-10201 4943674037483
本日ハ晴天ナリ 槇原敬之 CD 12 WPCV-10204
BGM3 Various Artists CD 14 WQCP-84
続・青春歌年鑑 ’72 PLUS Various Artists CD 20 WPC2-70002 4943674039180
続・青春歌年鑑 ’83 PLUS Various Artists CD 19 WPC2-70003 4943674039197
Hands Clean Alanis Morissette CD 1 PRO-CDR-100823
NHKピタゴラスイッチ アルゴリズムたいそう いつもここから CD 9 WPCL-10005 4943674044306
CM2 Cornelius CD 13 WPCR-11588 4943674044153
room girl meg CD 9 WPCL-10014 4943674044801
IN A MODEL ROOM P-MODEL CD 11 WQCL-173 4948722136576
LANDSALE P-MODEL CD 12 WQCL-174 4948722138556