Corporate History

Year Month Corporate History
1984 September Sunlight Corporation is founded with the aim of establishing a nationwide franchise chain of individual tutoring cram school for all school ages. The Meiko Gijuku franchise and directly managed schools begin operations. (Location: Nishi-Shinjuku 6-chome, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo; registered Head Office address: Nokata 4-chome, Nakano Ward, Tokyo)
1985 May Corporate name is changed to Meiko Gijuku Corporation.
May Head Office moves to 4-11-8 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo.
1986 April Head Office moves to 1-33-14 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo.
July Number of Meiko Gijuku schools reaches 100.
December Corporate name is changed to MEIKO NETWORK JAPAN CO., LTD. (current name)
1987 January To enable MEIKO to build up a nationwide network, student lesson management with an integrated learning system, unique to MEIKO (CMI System), using computers is begun.
March Osaka Office is established.
1989 August Head Office moves to 2-43-1 Ikebukuro, Toshima Ward, Tokyo.
1993 February Number of Meiko Gijuku schools reaches 500.
1996 April Nagoya Office is established.
1997 April Company shares are registered for OTC trading with the Japan Securities Dealers Association (current JASDAQ)
2002 February Number of Meiko Gijuku schools reaches 1,000.
2003 February Hokkaido Office is established.
August Company is listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
2004 August Company is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
2006 March Number of Meiko Gijuku schools reaches 1,500.
2009 September Tokyo Ishin Gakuin Co., LTD. became our consolidated subsidiary company. (Cram school for medicine-related university entrance examinations)
2010 February Head Office moves to 7-20-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo.
2011 January NEXCUBE Corporation, Inc. (Korean) became our consolidated associated company.
August Number of Meiko Gijuku schools reaches 2,000.
2012 July Youdec Co., LTd. became our consolidated subsidiary company. (Sales of practice examinations and teaching materials / Management of own preparatory school)
Koyo Shobo Co., LTD. became our subsidiary company. (Publishing of academic books)
2014 September MAXIS Education Co., LTD. became our consolidated subsidiary company. (Operation of the MEIKOGIJUKU and Waseda Academy Kobetsu School which are franchised class rooms)
Octover Waseda EDU Co., LTD. became our consolidated subsidiary company. (Operation of the Japanese school)
2015 November Establish Meiko Bunkyo as a joint venture company in Taiwan.
2016 March Kokusai Jinzai Kaihatsu Co., LTD. became our consolidated subsidiary company. (Operation of JCLI Japanese language school)
Kotoh Jimusho Co., LTD. became our consolidated subsidiary company. (Surveying questions for the entrance examination of universities / Making sample questions of the entrance examination for universities)