Magnolia Company


Creating content that translates globally with hand-in-glove video production and audiovisual translation services.

Our company symbol is the magnolia flower, which has pinkish-purple flowers.
It is also called a “compass flower” in Japan because the tips of its buds are said to always point north.

And like the magnolia flower, we hope to act as a guide always pointing in the right direction.

From the CEO

In March 2023, The Magnolia Company has started its 17th year.
Harajuku station where our company is located was renewed and the area where we opened our office 16 years ago has completely changed.

The year 2020 was the beginning of upheaval with a global pandemic unlike anything ever experienced.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine, which began on February 2022 continues, and the war has been prolonged.
Because of these issues we now face, there is no doubt that significant change is on the horizon.

Under these circumstances, and with the diverse changes in media, we intend to continue in our earnest approach to video production with respect for the perspectives and values of all human beings.
We hope that as we focus on enriching viewers’ lives through the power of words and images, we will also be able to contribute to society.

CEO Satsuki Shidara

Company Information

Company Name The Magnolia Company Inc.
Representative Director Satsuki Shidara
Harajuku SD Bldg. 4F, 3-54-15 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0051
Urban Harajuku 1F, 3-54-13 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0051
TEL +81 (0) 3 5771 7785
FAX +81 (0) 3 5771 7786
Date of Establishment March 12, 2007
Main Business Activities
  • Television program production (including multilingual versions)
  • Promotional video production (including multilingual versions)
  • Production of Japanese versions of foreign TV, films,
    and other content
  • (audiovisual translation from Japanese to other languages also possible)
  • Text translation
  • Interpreting
  • Recording studio rental
  • Narrator and voice actor casting
Major Clients
  • Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK)
  • NHK Enterprises, Inc.
  • NHK Global Media Services, Inc.
  • NHK Educational Corporation
  • Japan International Broadcasting Inc. (JIB)
  • Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. (TBS)
  • Fuji Television Network, Inc.
  • TV Asahi Corporation
  • Television Osaka, Inc.
  • WOWOW Inc.
  • Oita Asahi Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
  • Cable Networks Akita Co., Ltd.
  • BBC Worldwide Japan Ltd.
  • Asmik Ace, Inc.
  • Jupiter Entertainment Co., Ltd. (J:COM)
  • Ikaros Co., Ltd.
  • TV Asahi Productions Co., Ltd. (ViViA)
  • Fuji Creative Corporation
  • Nomura Holdings, Inc.
  • Benesse Holdings, Inc.
  • Patagonia International, Inc.
  • Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders ) (MSF)


  • The Magnolia Company Inc.
    Harajuku SD Bldg. 4F, 3-54-15 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku,Tokyo 151-0051
  • JR Harajuku station 8-min. walk from Omote-sando exit, 6-min. walk from Takeshita exit
  • Meiji-jingumae ‘Harajuku’ station, Tokyo Metro Chiyoda line 8-min. walk from Exit 2
  • Kita-sando station, Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin line 5-min. walk from Exit 2