Company profile

Company Name Kura Sushi, Inc.
Date of Establishment May 1977 ( establishment of business)
November 1995 (established as a company ltd)
Capital 2 billion yen
President Kunihiko Tanaka
Annual Sales Consolidated sales; 147.5 billion yen (as of end of October2021)
Number of Employees Regular employee; 2,185
Part-time; 41,399 (as of end of October2021)
Head Office Address 1-2-2 Fukasaka, Naka-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka 599-8253, Japan
Number of Restaurants 567 (as of end of October, 2021)
(Japan 495, USA 32, Taiwan 40)
Banks Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Kiyo Bank Ltd. Mizuho Bank Bank of Kyoto, Ltd.
Description of Business Operation of revolving sushi restaurants of direct management
Stock Exchange Listing Tokyo Stock Exchange, Prime Market (Japan)
Nasdaq (USA), Taipei Exchange (Taiwan)
Affiliated Company Kura Sushi USA, Inc. (DE, US)
President, Hajime Uba
Kura Sushi Asia co, Ltd. (Taipei, Taiwan)
President, Kentaro Nishikawa


May. 1977 Opened in Sakai City as an ordinary sushi restaurant
July 1984 Opened the first revolving sushi restaurant “Revolving Sushi Kura” in Sakai City
Mar. 1990 Established Kura Sushi
July 1995 Established the head office and the Osaka Center in Sakai, Osaka
Nov. 1995 Established Kura Corporation, Ltd.
Feb. 1997 Introduced time limit management system by QR code
Apr. 1999 Introduced an automatic plate-collecting system
Dec. 2000 Introduced “Bikkura Pon”, which we can enjoy game in a certain number of plates
Feb. 2001 Introduced “Touch de Pon” -a new taking order system
May. 2001 Listed on NASDAQ Japan (currently Growth Market)
Nov. 2002 Introduced a touch panel order system
Dec. 2004 Certified the ISO9001
Oct. 2005 Listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (currently Prime Market)
Apr. 2006 Established the office and the training center in Sayama, Osaka
Dec. 2006 Achieved the opening of the 100th restaurant in Kansai region
Oct. 2008 Achieved the opening of the 100th restaurant in Kanto region
Sep. 2009 First Restaurant opened in United States, "Irvine,CA"
Nov. 2012 Launched "Shoyu Ramen made of Seafood Broth", which is the first in the industry
Dec. 2013 Launched "Real Coffee", which is the first in the industry
Dec. 2014 Opened first outlet of Taiwan, "Shmgiang Namjimg"
Jul. 2015 Launched "Curry Sushi Rice ", which is the first in the industry
Jul. 2016 Launched "Sushi-Rice-Cola", which is first ever sold in the world
Oct. 2016 Started operating "Kaizuka Center", where processes natural fish
Aug. 2017 Launched "Low carb series", using pickled white radish instead of rice
Aug. 2019 US subsidiary company "Kura Sushi USA, Inc." been listed on NASDAQ
Jan. 2020 Opened the Global Flagship Store "Asakusa Rox Store"
Sep. 2020 Taiwan subsidiary company "Kura Sushi Asia., Co. Ltd." been listed on Taipei Exchange
Nov. 2021 Established KURA OSAKANA FARM
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