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OUR MISSION

Delivering Pop Culture experiences,
contents and products across Asia.
アジア諸国へ、日本発ポップカルチャー
「コンテンツ」「プロダクト」「体験」を届けます。

Tapping on Japan’s diverse wealth of entertainment content, SOZO has positioned itself to be the ‘bridge’, connecting Japan to SE Asia – by showcasing quality concerts, engaging retail experiences and creating meaningful online engagement to audiences and businesses across South East Asia.

Shawn Chin
Founder and Executive Director, SOZO

日本は各種エンターテイメントコンテンツの宝庫です。 SOZOは、これらハイクオリティーなコンサートの誘致・商品の提供・東南アジアの多くの若者ファンたちとの活発なオンライン展開を通じ、日本・東南アジアマーケットの架け橋となることを目指します。

ショーン・チン
SOZO 代表取締役

OUR BUSINESS

Providing a one-stop B2B to B2C integrated service offering. Connecting Japanese entertainment content with core South East Asian business and consumers in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.

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IP PLATFORM CREATION & MANAGEMENT

  • Content Creation & Development
  • Media Ownership & Management
  • Brand Development & Management
  • Trademark & Registration
  • Artiste Management

MARKETING & PRODUCTION

  • Strategic Planning
  • Event / Concert Management & Production
  • Social Media Engagement
  • Youth Marketing
  • Digital Media Production
  • Design & Creative Production
  • Sales Promotion
  • Artiste / Content Booking

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

  • Business Match Making in key  Southeast Asia Markets. (Singapore, Indonesia & Malaysia)
  • Character Licensing & Development
  • Movie / Program Licensing & Publishing

OUR REGIONAL CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

REGIONAL / JAPAN

  • Animax
  • Amuse
  • Anime Consortium Japan (DAISUKI)
  • Aniplex
  • Aniplus
  • ASOBISYSTEM
  • AVEX
  • Bandai South Asia
  • Canon
  • Crooner
  • Culture Japan
  • Dentsu
  • Good Smile Company
  • Horipro
  • Kadokawa
  • Mighty Media
  • Mirai Inc
  • Muse
  • NHK World
  • Odex
  • Shogakukan Asia
  • Sony Music Entertainment
  • T-JOY
  • Wacom South East Asia
  • Waku Waku Japan
  • Yoshimoto Creative Agency

SINGAPORE

  • AKB48 Singapore
  • Cherry Credits
  • Funan DigitaLife Mall
  • KIRIN
  • Microsoft
  • Panasonic
  • Sony Music
  • Wargaming

INDONESIA

  • ABC President Indonesia
  • Bank Central Asia (BCA)
  • BNI
  • Gatsby
  • Indosat
  • NU Green Tea
  • Sony Music
  • Sosro

MALAYSIA

  • Penang Global Tourism
  • Penang State Government

SOZO-OWNED IP & PLATFORMS

OUR PEOPLE

We love Japanese pop culture. But more than that, we want to share this love with everyone! We’re made up of individuals coming from a diverse range of industries, all with a passion of engaging youths and creating meaningful experiences.

OUR CLIENTS – ARTISTE SHOWCASE

Over the years, SOZO has delivered countless concerts, featuring top A-List International Japanese performing artistes, covering a wide range of music genres including, J-Pop, J-Rock, Visual Kei, Dance and Anisong.

7!!ArtisteAimerArtisteAKB48ArtisteAki Poyo あきぽよModelAki Toyosaki 豊崎愛生Voice Actress (K-on! / Sphere)Alice NineArtisteangelaArtisteAnna Yano やのあんなArtiste / ModelApplicat SpectraArtisteAsami Imai 今井 麻美Voice ActressAtsuhiro Iwakami 岩上敦宏Producer (Aniplex)Atsuko Ishizuka いしづか あつこDirectorAtsushi Tamaru 田丸 篤志Voice actorAya Hirano 平野 綾Artiste / Voice ActressAyahi Takagaki 高垣彩陽Voice Actress (Sphere)Ayaka Ohashi 大橋 彩香Voice ActressAyako Kawasumi 川澄 綾子Voice ActressAyana Taketatsu 竹達彩奈Artiste and Voice ActressAyumi Seto 瀬戸あゆみModelAzusa Tadokoro 田所 あずさVoice ActressBABYMETALArtisteBACK-ONArtistebless4ArtisteCAPSULEArtisteCHiCO with HoneyWorksArtisteChiwa Saito 斎藤 千和Voice ActressChiyomaru Shikura 志倉 千代丸DirectorDaisuke Kishio 岸尾だいすけVoice ActorDanny ChooAFA Stage Host (CEO, Mirai)DASOKU 蛇足ArtisteDeko Akao 赤尾 でこScreenwriterDempagumi.inc でんぱ組.incArtisteDJ YURiAArtisteEGOISTArtisteEi Aoki あおきえいDirectorEir Aoi 藍井エイルArtisteELISAArtisteEmi Nitta 新田 恵海Voice ActressEri Kitamura 喜多村 英梨ArtisteFLOWArtisteflumpoolArtistefripSideArtisteFumiaki Nishihara 西原史顕Chief Editor (Lis Ani!)GACKTArtisteGARNiDELiAArtisteGen Urobuchi 虚淵 玄Screen writerGeorge Wada 和田 丈嗣ProducerGero げろArtisteGinyu ForceArtisteGo Nakanishi 中西 豪ProducerHachioji PArtisteHana Kanazawa 花澤香菜Voice ActressHaruka Tomatsu 戸松遥Voice Actress (Sphere)Hatsune Miku 初音ミクArtisteHayato Kakizawa 柿澤勇人ArtisteHikari Shiina 椎名 ひかりModelHisako Kanemoto 金元 寿子Voice ActressHisanori Yoshida 吉田 尚記AFA Stage HostHoneyWorksArtisteIchiro Mizuki 水木 一郎ArtisteInori Minase 水瀬 いのりVoice ActressITOWOKASHIArtisteIzumi Kitta 橘田 いずみVoice ActressJAM ProjectArtisteJKT48ArtisteJukki Hanada 花田 十輝ScreenwriterJunko Takeuchi 竹内 順子Voice ActressKalafinaArtisteKanae Ito 伊藤 かな恵Voice ActressKanako Ito いとう かなこArtisteKenji Kamiyama 神山健治DirectorKenjiro Tsuda 津田 健次郎Voice Actor / ActorkiDCHanIllustratorKikkieArtisteKoji Morimoto 森本晃司Animator(Studio4℃)Koji Yamamoto 山本 幸治ProducerKotaro Tamura 田村 耕太郎DirectorKOTOKOArtisteKunio Okawara 大河原邦男Mechanic DesignerKyary Pamyu Pamyu きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅArtisteKyoji Asano 浅野 恭司Character Designerkz (livetune)ArtisteLiaArtisteLiSAArtisteLove La DollArtisteLuna Haruna 春奈るなArtistem.o.v.eArtisteMaaya Uchida 内田 真礼Artiste and Voice ActressMai FuchigamiVoice ActressMajikoArtisteMakoto Furukawa 古川 慎Voice ActorManabu Ono 小野 学DirectorManami Numakura 沼倉 愛美Voice ActressMaon Kurosaki 黒崎 真音ArtisteMari Okada 岡田麿里ScriptwriterMasayoshi Tanaka 田中将賀Character DesignerMay’nArtisteMayu Koike 小池真友ModelMICHIArtisteMika Kobayashi 小林未郁ArtistemikitoPArtisteMilky HolmesArtisteMinako Kotobuki 寿美菜子Voice Actress (K-on! / Sphere)Minami KuribayashiArtiste and Voice ActressMisako Aoki 青木 美沙子ModelMitsuhisa Ishikawa 石川 光久President of Production I.GMitsutoshi Ogura 小倉 充俊Producermotsu X KAYAArtisteMUCCArtisteNana Mizuki 水樹 奈々Artiste and Voice ActressnanoArtisteNao Shirahane (aka DMYO)IllustratorNaoki Amano 天野 直樹ProducerNaoyoshi Shiotani 塩谷 直義DirectorNatsuko Matsumoto 松本なつこModelNatsumi Saito 斉藤夏海ModelNiji no ConquistadorArtistenob-cIllustratorNobuhiko Okamoto 岡本 信彦Voice ActorONE OK ROCKArtistePCFArtistePerfumeArtistePink BabiesArtistePrizmmy☆ArtisteRADWIMPSArtisteReal Akiba BoyzArtisteRevo (Sound Horizon / Linked Horizon)Artiste/ Song writerROOT FIVEArtisteRyohei Kimura 木村 良平Voice ActorRyouta Ousaka 逢坂 良太Voice ActorSatomi Arai 新井 里美Voice ActressSatomi Satou 佐藤聡美Voice Actress (K-on!)SCANDALArtisteSea*AArtisteSeiji Chihara 千原せいじArtisteShiden Kanzaki 神崎紫電AuthorShinichiro Kashiwada 柏田 真一郎ProducerShinichiro Watanabe 渡辺信一郎Animation DirectorShiori Mikami 三上 枝織Artiste and Voice ActressSho Tanaka 田中 翔ProducerShoko Nakagawa 中川 翔子ArtisteShow Hayami 速水 奨Voice ActorSora Tokui 徳井 青空Voice ActressSphereArtisteStand-Up! HeartsArtisteSTEREOPONYArtisteSuzuko Mimori 三森 すずこArtiste and Voice ActressT.M.RevolutionArtisteTatsuyuki Nagai 長井龍雪Animation DirectorTEMPURA KIDZArtisteTenchim てんちむModelTetsuro Araki 荒木 哲郎DirectorTetsuya Nakatake 中武 哲也ProducerTHE [email protected]ArtisteTomohiko Ishii 石井朋彦ProducerTomohiko Ito 伊藤 智彦DirectorTomomi Kasai 河西 智美ArtisteTomonori Jinnai 陣内智則ArtisteTutorialArtisteUnaModelUNiTEArtisteWEAVERArtisteWORLD ORDERArtisteyanaginagiArtisteYasutaka Nakata 中田 ヤスタカArtisteYoshitsugu Matsuoka 松岡 禎丞Voice ActorYoshiyuki Asai 浅井 義之DirectorYui Horie 堀江 由衣ArtisteYui Ishikawa 石川 由依Voice ActressYuiko Tatsumi 巽 悠衣子Voice ActressYumi Hara 原 由実Voice ActressYumiri Hanamori 花守 ゆみりArtiste and Voice ActressYura ゆらModelYurika Endo 遠藤 ゆりかArtisteYuu Miyazaki 三屋咲ゆうWriterZAQArtiste和-KAZU-Artiste

OUR CLIENTS – CASE STUDIES

Going beyond traditional platforms, SOZO prides itself in managing and creating entertainment branded platforms. Over the years, we’ve created numerous platforms that not only seek to engage the youths across Asia, but have provided a launch pad for Japanese content holders to expand their products and services to this young and restless market.

Gundam Docks 2015

Gundam Docks 2015 took place in Ngee Ann City and vastly increased the reach and exposure of the Gundam brand in the region. The event generated a record-setting S$2.2 million worth of sales.
VIEW WEBSITE | WATCH VIDEO

Funan Anime Matsuri 2013 – 2015

Funan Anime Matsuri took place in Funan Digitalife Mall since 2013. Featuring Japanese anime and pop-culture in a mall atrium setting, the event generated 42,000 footfall for Funan over a week.
VIEW WEBSITE | WATCH VIDEO

Bushiroad Online Promotions

Bushiroad South-East Asia engaged Sozo for the production and promotion of its Bushi Navi International online talkshow. The project spread awareness of Bushiroad’s products and activities to a wide audience.
WATCH VIDEO

BABYMETAL LIVE IN SINGAPORE

Date: Dec 28, 2013
Venue: *scape
Capacity: 800
Overall Production / Marketing / Media Relation

May’n Road to 10th Anniversary Tour 2014-2015 『dots and lines』

Date: May 10 2014
Venue: Upperroom, Jakarta
Capacity: 1000
Overall Production / Marketing / Media Relation

May’n Road to 10th Anniversary Tour 2014-2015 『dots and lines』

Date: May 12 2014
Venue: TAB, Singapore
Capacity: 600
Overall Production / Marketing / Media Relation

Hatsune Miku EXPO 2014 in Indonesia

Date: May 28-29, 2014
Venue: Jakarta Convention Center
Capacity: 5,000 (concert), 25,000 (expo)
Overall Production / Marketing / Media Relation

RADWIMPS LIVE TOUR 2014 in SINGAPORE

Date: June 07 2014
Venue: TAB
Capacity: 600
Overall Production / Marketing / Media Relation

KPP NANDA COLLECTION WORLD TOUR IN SINGAPORE 2014

Date: June 21 2014
Venue: The Star Theatre, Star PAC
Capacity: 2000
Overall Production / Marketing / Media Relation

T-JOY: After School Midnight’s / Ghost In the Shell

Date: Aug 18 2012 / Nov 10 2012
Venue: Golden Village Cinema @ Vivo City (special screening session)
Marketing / Media Relation

a-nation singapore

Date: Oct 18 2014
Venue: MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands
Capacity: 2000
Press Conference Management / Marketing / Media Relation

SingPost MyStamp launches

2014:
– Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary commemoration stamp launch
– DC Justice League and Batman 75th Anniversary commemoration stamp launch + Cosplayer activation for STGCC
– One Piece MyStamp stamp launch
Design / Marketing

IAAPA Asian Attractions Singapore 2013

Date: Jun 4-7 2013
Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Center
Client Booth Management / Production / Manpower Management

Aniplus HD – Terror in Resonance screening event

Date: 14 Jul 2014
Venue: Cherry Credits Auditorium, Fusionpolis
Event Management / Talent Booking

Angelo fan club event

Date: Oct 31 – Nov 1 2014
Venue: Avalon, Marina Bay Sands
Cherry Credits Auditorium, Fusionopolis
Event Management / Overall production

AAA Kizuna Gashoku 3 – Singapore chapter

Date: Jul 2013
Venue: Various locations in Singapore
Location Scouting / Coordination

JPOP Signature in Bangkok

Date: 15 Nov 2014
Venue: NOVOTEL Bangkok on Siam Square
Overall Production / Marketing / Media Relation