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Open sessions and special sessions are able to attend without pre-registration.
Workshop #1 and Workshop #2 are only available to pre-applicants among delegates

‘Korea Spotlight@Japan’ Special Session

  October 21 (Friday), 14:00~15:00
‘Korea Spotlight@Japan’
   Special Session

October 21 (Friday),

At Seminar Room A
On-site attendance available | KOR-JPN interpretation provided
Changes in the Japanese Music Industry after the Pandemic
  • Masato Taira


    Masato Taira worked for Itochu Corporation after graduating from the Department of Sociology at Hitotsubashi University. He later held sales and marketing positions at Docomo AOL and SONY, and joined Google Japan in 2007. As the General Manager, he established the Second Advertisement and Sales HQ of Google Japan to facilitate the digitalization of SMEs’ marketing activities, and laid the foundation for sales promotion.

    Masato Taira founded THECOO Inc. in January 2014 and started to operate a platform for a membership-based fan community called “Fanicon” under the motto of “continuing to challenge the impossible.” He has devoted himself to the entertainment market, which encompasses online advertising consultation and influencer marketing, to establish an ecosystem that can bring individuals and their unique characteristics together. He loves rock music even more than he loves his three square meals a day.

  • Yohei Yashiro

    Sony Music Entertainment

    Yohei Yashiro graduated from Keio University and joined Sony Music in 2012. He worked for the Music Streaming Department and launched the web novel platform, “” As part of the same initiative, Yohei Yashiro also worked on the YOASOBI Project in 2019.