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DefSTAR Records


DefSTAR Records

DefStar Records
Parent company Warner Music Japan (1997-2000)
Sony Music Japan (2000-present)
Founded 1997 (as T Project)
2000 (as Defstar Records)
by Takashi Yoshida (吉田 敬 Yoshida Takashi?)
Genre Rock, pop
Country of origin Japan
Official website Official website

DefSTAR Records Inc. (株式会社デフスターレコーズ Kabushiki-gaisha Defusutā Rekōzu?), is a Japanese record label, a subsidiary of Sony Music Japan.[1]


  • 1997 - Takashi Yoshida, the president of Warner Music Japan, founded the label as T Project (Tプロジェクト T Purojiekuto?).
  • 2000 - Yoshida transferred to Sony Music Entertainment Japan, and he brought the T Project catalog. He renamed it DefSTAR Records.
  • 2001 - DefSTAR Records becomes a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment. Yoshida becomes its manager.
  • 2003 - Yoshida returned to Warner Music Japan, but he didn't try to reclaim his label. Instead, he focused on restructuring his first company.


Their artists include: Aimer, Chemistry, Mariko Gotō, Chiaki Kuriyama, Shion Tsuji, Ken Hirai, Hirakawachi 1-chome, Beat Crusaders, Kylee, Kanon Wakeshima, Tomoko Kawase, ROOKiEZ is PUNK'd, FLiP, universe, Long Shot Party, On/Off, Lil'B, Sowelu, Pe'zmoku, The Harris and Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku.[3]


External links

  • Sony Music Entertainment Japan's Corporate Portal
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