|Epic Sony Record|
|Merged||CBS/Sony Group in 1988|
Epic/Sony Records is a Japanese record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment Japan. Its founder was Shigeo Maruyama.
Between 1978 and 1988 the label operated as a wholly owned subsidiary: Epic/Sony Inc. (株式会社EPIC・ソニー) was established in August 1978 and was folded back into CBS/Sony Group in March 1988.
In 2001, it was re-established as Epic Records Japan Inc. (株式会社エピックレコードジャパン Kabushiki Gaisha Epikku Rekodo Jiyapan?).