About Us

Headquarters Office Building

Company name: The Ryukyu Shimpo Co., Ltd.
First published: September 15, 1893
Location: Post code 900-8525 Izumizaki 1-10-3, Naha, Okinawa Prefecutre, Japan
TEL +81-98-865-5111
FAX +81-98-861-0100
Capital: 192,322,500 yen
Operations: Issuing newspapers, publishing, and sponsoring cultural events
Circulations: 200,993 copies (Japnan ABC attested, Jan. 2000)
Sales figures: 10,074,000,000 yen (FY2012)


Chairman Junichi Tomita
President Yasutaka Hanashiro
Executive director Atsushi Itokazu
Managing Director Tsunekuni Tamaki
Director Yoshikazu Shiohira
Part-time Director Kenji Kubota
Part-time Director Tatsuki Yogi
Auditor Satoshi Nakaima
Part-time auditor katsuya Kinjo


number of employees 309 ( As of June 22, 2016 )
executives 9
full-timers 232
temporary eomployees, temporary transfers 86

Organizational structure

Headquarters (Naha City): Editorial Committee, Editorial Division, General Affairs Division, Advertising Division, Sales Division, Culture & Sports Event Project Division, Printing Division, Digital Strategy Team and the Ryukyu Shimpo Newspaper Museum.

[ Branch Offices]
Tokyo, Osaka and Fukuoka Office in other prefectures.
Central Office (Okinawa City), Northern Office (Nago City), Miyako bureau (Miyakojima City) and Yaeyama bureau (Ishigaki City).

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