We will introduce the corporate philosophy and the history of TOEI Kyoto Studio Park.
About Us
Company Name
TOEI Kyoto Studio Co., Ltd.
Established
September 27, 1975
Capital
50 million yen (unlisted)
Representative
Representative Director President
Yamaguchi Kihiro
Location
10 Uzumasa Higashihachiokacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Business Contents
Management of TOEI Kyoto Studio Park
Corporate Philosophy
Corporate Mission What social missions does the Studio Park work for?
The Studio Park has two pillars: culture and tourism
  • Contributing to the creation and development of movies.
  • Preserving and inheriting movie cultural heritage.
  • Contributing to the cultural tourism in Kyoto City.
Management Philosophy What sort of ideals does the Studio Park promote?
To fulfill the Studio Park and its corporates’ mission
  • Focus on movie theme parks featuring the exhibitions of live studios and the construction of the period drama world.
  • Make full use of historical locations conditions and incorporate traditions.
  • Strive to create new tourism resources based on the spirit of "Kangaku Yuso", to encourage learning from seeing and create from playing.
  • Focus on the service industry and strive to enhance customer satisfaction.
Business Development What kind of business does the Studio Park intend to develop?
Through the realization of the management philosophy
  • Offer a video entertainment facility always in step with the times.
  • Establish a new corporate museum function on the theme of visual culture.
  • Enhance film related business and new subsidiary business through the Studio Park business know-how.
History
1968
September
Kyoto Toei Bowling Center (24 lanes) opened, which is the predecessor of TOEI Studio Park (Toei Kyoto Studios).
1974
May
The Kyoto Studios Business Division began reviewing the “Redevelopment Plan of Kyoto Studio”.
1975
April
As an experiment to promote the Studio Park project, the “One Day Studio Park” was held, which included all of the movie studios. In addition to making the open sets become accessible to the public, events, such as the Edo-style festivals, mock film shoot and movie events took place. It was recorded that about 20,000 people visited.
September
TOEI Kyoto Studio Co., Ltd. (President Takaiwa Tan) was established.
November
TOEI Kyoto Studio Park opened. More than 70,000 people had visited during the first 3 days.
1977
April
New facilities in the Studio Park were completed (Nakamuraza, Otemon, Glass-covered stage, Samurai yashiki residences, etc.).
1980
October
The number of Studio Park visitors reached over 10 million people.
1989
April
The number of Studio Park visitors reached over 30 million people.
1997
March
“Padios”, the large indoor entertainment facility opened.
2001
March
The number of Studio Park visitors reached over 50 million people and a commemorative tree-planting took place on Meiji Street.
2011
September
The largest renovation took place since the opening of the Studio Park.
New facilities were established, such as the “Ninja Mystery House”, “Toei Animation Museum”, “Trick Art Museum”, and a new gate “Satsuejyo-guchi”, creating convenient access from JR Uzumasa Station.
2012
March
The second renovation took place.
The “Haunted House” and a new shop, “Chanbara” opened.
July
“3D 360 degrees theater” opened.
November
The third renovation took place.
“Uzumasa Trick Art Museum” and “Amazing Maze” opened.
2013
March
The fourth renovation took place.
“Ninja Training Dojo” opened.
October
The fifth renovation took place.
“Kyoto Uzumasa Misora ​Hibari” opened.
2014
April
The sixth renovation took place.
Three major attractions on the 2nd floor of Padios opened: the “Digital Deep Sea Aquarium”, “Kids Land” and “Kamen Rider World”.
2015
March
The seventh renovation took place.
On the 2nd floor of Padios, the “Amazing Maze” and “Kids Land Shinobu Jungle” opened.
2016
March
The eighth renovation took place.
The “Laser Mission ‘Escape the Castle’” opened in the Plaza.
2017
March
The ninth renovation took place.
“Ninja Training Dojo Sword N’GO” opened in the attraction area.
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