The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japan’s leading national newspaper, founded in November 1874. Through our three headquarters, plus regional bureaus throughout Japan and in major cities of the world, we report on domestic and foreign issues in our morning and evening editions. Our newspaper has the largest circulation in the world. As of January 2022, the circulation of our morning edition is 6,990,000 copies a day.

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Company name The Yomiuri Shimbun
Head office 1-7-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo
Tel. 03-3242-1111
Founded 1874
President, Representative Director Toshikazu Yamaguchi
Capital ¥1 billion
Staff Approx. 2,900

The Japan News

The Japan News is a daily English-language newspaper published by The Yomiuri Shimbun. Through our English news website, we transmit news about Japan to the world. The paper celebrated its 60th anniversary in April 2015. Our fundamental editorial goals are to communicate “Japan, now” in an easy-to-understand way, advance the world’s understanding of Japan, and quickly inform readers about news in Japan and the world.

Company name The Japan News
Head office 1-7-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo
Tel. 03-3217-8231
Founded 1955
One-month subscription ¥3,665/month (including tax)
Single copy ¥150 (including tax)