Photo: MARUHAN Chibakita (One of the MARUHAN Pachinko Parlour)

MARUHAN Corporation, which is MARUHAN Group’s core company, is a leading entertainment conglomerate and one of Japan’s most successful companies, with annual sales of USD 20 billion.

MARUHAN’s Purpose

Among the fast pace and stresses of modern life we provide places where people can be happy, relax and be entertained in complete comfort. Our facilities and services are designed so that people leave feeling refreshed, both physically and mentally, and energised ready to tackle their day-to-day affairs and take their place in, and contribute to, a happy society.

At MARUHAN, transforming the entertainment industry is our watchword. To this end, we use a total quality service, or TQS, approach to provide the ultimate in customer satisfaction. Achieving greater TQS requires our continuous focus on the enhancement of our business operations with regard to both the facilities and the way we provide our services to our customers and we are prepared to break out of the traditional business frameworks that surround pachinko parlour operations in order to achieve new standards.


Company Name:
MARUHAN Corporation



Board Members:
Dr. Chang-Woo Han, Chairman-CEO
Yoshikazu Suzuki, Vice Chairman
Yu Han, Executive President
Shun Han, Executive Vice-President
Koh Han, Managing Director
Ken Han, Director
Masatoshi Aoyagi, Corporate Auditor
Kenji Suzumoto, Corporate Auditor

Paid-in Capital: USD 97 million*

Sales: USD 20,408 million* (for fiscal year ending 31 March 2014)

Ordinary Profit: USD 573 million* (for the fiscal year ending 31 March 2014)

Credit Rating by R&I (Rating and Investment Information, Inc.) : BBB

Number of Establishments:
Pachinko Parlours: 299 (as of 31 March 2014)
Other Establishments (bowling alleys, golf driving ranges, ​​​amusement facilities and a cinema): 13 (as of 31 March 2014)

Number of Employees: 11,327 (as of 31 March 2014)

Main Banks: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mizuho Financial Group,
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Shizuoka Bank

Business Activities: To operate and maintain a variety of entertainment facilities such as Pachinko parlours, bowling alleys, golf driving ranges, amusement facilities, cinemas and other leisure-related businesses.



  • MM International Inc. (Maruhan’s Ownership Share: 100%)

    Business Activity: Custodial services (finance) and facilities management (cleaning, security and maintenance services)

  • MARUHAN DINING Co., Ltd. (MARUHAN’s Ownership Share: 100%)

    Business Activity: Restaurant operations, food retailing

  • Taiheiyo Club, Inc.(MARUHAN’s Ownership Share: 100%)

    Business Activity: Golf resort operations


*USD / JPY = 102.85 (As of March 31st, 2014)