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Viz Media

VIZ Media
Company nameViz Media
Company typePrivate
Industrypublication
FoundedSan Francisco, California (1986)
Founder(s)Seiji Horibuchi
HeadquartersSan Francisco, CA, United States
Area servedNorth America, Europe, South America
Key peopleHidemi Fukuhara (Vice-president, CEO)
Owner(s)Shogakukan, Shueisha, Shogakukan Productions
DivisionsViz Pictures, J-Pop Center

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Viz Media, LLC, headquartered in San Francisco, is an anime, manga, and Japanese entertainment company. It was founded in 1986 as Viz LLC. In 2005, Viz LLC and ShoPro Entertainment merged to form the current Viz Media LLC, which is jointly owned by Japanese publishers Shogakukan and Shueisha, and Shogakukan's licensing division Shogakukan Productions (ShoPro Japan).


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