*PDF Press Sheet may display differently on non-Japanese browsers / operating systems / devices
We create a Japanese PDF Press Sheet which includes your bio, image(s), QR Codes, Japanese web site link, and contact info. The PDF Press Sheet can be downloaded from your TopMusic.jp Artist Page (or you can send the link to someone). You can also print out the press sheet to distribute to Japanese music industry people (useful when touring Japan or when using the Japan Music Marketing Resources below).
$39 for BASIC Account
$29 for PRO Account *
Additional fees may apply if translation is required. * Not available on FREE Accounts.
List of main record companies/labels/licensors/distributors in Japan that deal with foreign artists/bands/labels
Ready-to-print Japanese cover letters
List of Music Festivals/Conferences in Japan which book or showcase foreign artists/bands
List of Japan Concert Promoters and Tour Planning Companies that specialize in booking foreign artists/bands
Other useful info/advice to help sell and promote your music in Japan
Info for main companies in Japan that distribute, import, license, and sell music from foreign indie artists, bands and record labels. All genres are covered (even Hawaiian, Classical, Reggae, Brazilian/Latin, Bluegrass/Country, Jazz/Swing, Jam Band, Hard Rock, Metal, Punk, Pop, Rock, Alt Rock, Techno, etc.). All addresses are translated/written in English. There are website/email links and additional comments written about each company. Click here to preview Japan Music Marketing Resources Area.
A Japanese cover letter (PDF file) which you can print and include with your packages so that they know why you sent it and who to contact (even though the other contents of your package may be in English or another language). The letter is generic so that it can be copied and sent to all the companies on the list. You simply fill in your name, genre and contact info where noted on the page. The Japanese cover letter is provided as a PDF file which when printed fits on one 8.5" x 11" letter-size paper (A4-size also available).
The cover letter has several versions available for:
- artist / band seeking a Japanese distributor/licensor/importer for finished products
- artist / band just sending demos to Japanese record companies in hopes of getting "signed"
- record label / music company seeking a Japanese distributor/licensor/importer for finished products
Registration/Posting to Japan Indie Music Websites + Naver Matome + TopMusic.JP New Release Listing Matome means "summary" or "collection" of info. Naver Matome is most popular Matome site in Japan for music.
$100 for BASIC Account
$80 for PRO Account
You will need to provide an MP3 or Wav file (full song or short clip) of the song you wish to showcase. We recommend you have a YouTube video too. *
Additional fees may apply if translation is required.
* Not available on FREE Accounts.