SMEJ (Sony Music Entertainment Japan) is launching a new music label starting in April 2017, and it’s called “SACRA MUSIC”. It will focus on ‘anisong’ artists who are widely expanding their activities not only in Japan but also overseas.
This direct quote from one of the many news articles surfaced online stated:
“They are gathering artists with a wide range of activities overseas aiming for worldwide deployment.”
This new label picked up the anisong industry's best artists, with 14 groups/solo performers listed below (order arranged according to the announcement):
5. Sako Tomohisa
6. Kana Hanazawa
7. Haruna Luna
11. Ayano Mashiro
13. PENGUIN RESEARCH
The official site of “SACRA MUSIC” also stated the following:
"Please look forward to overseas events, live holdings, song releases on a global scale."
SACRA Music Official site: http://sacramusic.jp/