Company Profile

As of July 1, 2016


Corporate Name



Head Office

Shijokarasuma FT Square, 20 Naginataboko-cho,
Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8540, Japan
*Head office is directly connected to Karasuma Station of Hankyu Kyoto Line and Shijo Station of Kyoto Karasuma Line by underground passage.



Tokyo Office

Yaesuguchi Kaikan 7F 1-7-20 Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0028, Japan
*Approximately a three minute walk from Yaesu North Gate of JR Tokyo Station.



Date of Establishment

October 3, 1964



\4,176 million


Number of Employees

415 (non-consolidated); 1,974 (consolidated)
*Contract employees are not included.




March 31 (Once a year)


Description of Principal Businesses

  1. 1 . Overseas wedding services and travel services for wedding participants
  2. 2 . Domestic wedding services including operation of wedding facilities
  3. 3 . Production and sale of wedding dresses, etc.
  4. 4 . Rental of wedding-related attire and formal wear for coming-of-age ceremonies, various parties, etc.
  5. 5 . Integrated service of clothing and photography by combining beauty care, dressing and studio portraits
  6. 6 . Wedding-related services, including consultations for wedding halls in Japan, arranging wedding ceremonies, planning and directing wedding receptions, and bridal goods such as furniture, bedding, jewelry and gems

Board Members
(As of July 1, 2016)

Executive Director Chairman:

Hidetoshi Watabe

Excective Director President & CEO:

Nobuaki Hanafusa

Director and Senior Executive Officer:

Hirokazu Kogishi

Director and Executive Officer:

Yoshiaki Isaka


Koji Yamazaki


Makoto Motonakano

Outside Director:

Takeshi Naito

Outside Director:

Yoshitaka Hayashi

Outside Director:

Hitoshi Nakauchi

Outside/Full-Time Corporate Auditor:

Kazuo Saito

Outside Corporate Auditor:

Terumichi Saeki

Outside Corporate Auditor:

Takashi Shigematsu

Outside Corporate Auditor:

Yusuke Nakano


Principal Banks

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
The Bank of Kyoto, Ltd.
The Shiga Bank, Ltd.


Consolidated Subsidiaries


  • Okinawa Watabe Wedding Corporation
  • K.K. Meguro Gajoen
  • Mielparque Corporation
  • Tsudoie Corporation
  • Watabe Creative Studio Corporation
  • Crescendo Produce Corporation


  • Watabe U.S.A., Inc.
  • Watabe Guam, Inc.
  • Watabe Saipan, Inc.
  • Creative Studio Guam, Inc.
  • Watabe Australia Pty. Ltd.
  • Watabe Europe S.A.R.L.
  • Watabe Wedding Vietnam Co., Ltd.
  • Watabe Wedding (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
  • Watabe Wedding Article (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
  • Shanghai Saison Tuxedo Co., Ltd.
  • Watabe Wedding HK Limited
  • Watabe Wedding Taiwan Limited
  • PT. Watabe Bali
  • Watabe Singapore. PTE. LTD.
  • Watabe Wedding (Harbin) Co.,Ltd.
  • Watabe Wedding Ceremony Service (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd

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