Education business

Providing about 130 courses with a focus on correspondence courses for some 600,000 customers a year. We are always evolving and are starting to undertake business in such areas as classroom management and recruiting services, and making the most of web and mobile technologies, and expanding to follow-up services after course completion.

Publication and
music mail order business

Through direct marketing, in addition to sales of publishing, music and cultural education-related products and CD sales of our exclusive artist Masashi Sada, we bring comforts and benefits to people's lives, and also introduce and conduct mail order sales of high-quality products.

New business

In 2010 we established our New Business Division with a focus on providing career improvement support services for corporate staff. We have various surveys and research aimed at overseas expansion also in progress. We aim to increase the activity channel of U-CAN and further expand the two existing-businesses.

Corporate profile

Corporate name U-CAN, Inc.
Location 4-2-38, Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0075 Japan
President Taiichi Shinagawa
Founded June 1954
Capital 90 million yen
Annual sales 34.5 billion yen
Number of
employees
630
Business
Division
  • Publishing Department
  • Music Department
  • Japan Calligraphy Association
  • Qualification Career Bureau
  • Lifelong Education Bureau
  • Japan Go Federation
  • Learning Publications Department
  • COCOCIMO Department
  • Enterprise and Organization Department
  • Entertainment Department
  • America Department
  • China Department
Affiliated
company
  • U-CAN Learning Support, Inc.
  • U-CAN Holdings Company, Inc.
  • U-CAN LIFE PARTNER Inc.
  • U-CANLOGI, Inc.
  • U-CAN Ad., Inc.
  • U-CAN CHINA Inc.
  • U-CAN Americas, Inc.
  • JIYU KOKUMINSHA Co., Ltd.
  • Okuchi no Kenkou Co., Ltd.
Business
Partners
  • DENTSU INC.
  • Hakuhodo Incorporated
  • Kyoubashi Agency., Ltd.
  • Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
  • TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
  • TOPPAN FORMS CO., LTD.
  • KOKUSAI PULP&PAPER CO., LTD.
  • UNIVERSAL MUSIC LLC
  • JAPAN POST Co., Ltd.
  • TO-ON MUSIC PUBLISHING CO., LTD
  • etc…
Main banks
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.,TAKATANOBABA Branch
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Takadanobaba Branch
  • The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Takadanobaba Branch
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, Ikebukuro Branch
Membership
in these
organizations
  • Japan Direct Marketing Association
  • Japan Consumer Credit Association
  • Japan Association of Personnel Ability Development

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