Avex, Inc. operates as a holding company which engages in the development and production of audio and visual contents. It operates through the following segments: Music Business, Animation Business, Digital Business, Overseas bsuinessand Others. The Music Business segment handles music content planning and production, music publication, and music distribution site operations. The Animation Business segment provides anime titles to its online video distribution services. The Digital Business segment handles the planning, production, sales, and distribution of digital contents. The Overseas Business segment plans, produces, and sells entertainment contents abroad. The Others segment includes real estate business. The company was founded by Masato Matsuura on April 11, 1988 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.