Terms of Use

(Updated as of June 24, 2016)

This website (the “Website”) is established, managed and operated in Japan by Toho Co., Ltd. (“Toho”). Please read these terms of use ( “Terms of Use”) carefully before using the Website. Your use of the Website confirms your unconditional agreement to be bound by these Terms of Use. Terms of Use may be amended without prior notice.

Intellectual Property Rights and Use of the Property on the Website

  1. (Copyrights)

    The copyrights of all the texts (including, but not limited to, synopses of films and stage productions), music, illustrations, videos, pictures, programs and other copyrighted properties on the Website are owned by Toho or other third parties. The use of such copyrighted properties by duplicating or by public transmitting (including converting into transmittable form), in whole or in part, without permissions from Toho or the copyright holders, is the infringement of copyright, except as expressly permitted in writing by Toho or respective copyright holders, and/or expressly permitted by copyright law.

  2. (Trademarks)

    The product names, corporate names, logos or any other forms of intellectual properties used on the Website are the trademarks or registered trademarks of Toho or other third parties.

Responsibilities in the Operation of the Website

  1. (Accuracy of Information)

    While Toho checks and verifies the information on the Website with due care and attention, Toho is not liable for its accuracy, usability, reasonability, compatibility, or any other nature of the information (the “Accuracy”).

  2. (Information of the Linked Websites)

    Toho is not responsible for the Accuracy of the information on the websites which are linked to the Website. The responsibilities for any problems caused by or arose secondarily by the contents of the linked websites lies not on Toho but on the administrators of each website.

  3. (Communication and/or Connection Costs)

    Toho is not liable for any costs for Internet communication and/or connection to use the Website.

  4. (System Failures)

    The Website may be, from time to time, unavailable or the access may be restricted due to system maintenance, system failures, power failures, fire, acts of God or any other technical, non-technical, and/or operational reasons. It is expressly agreed that Toho is not responsible for any damages or losses caused to the users by above reasons.

Other Disclaimers

  1. (Disclaimers of Computer Malfunction)

    Toho is not responsible for any of the malfunction of users’ computers and/or systems, including, but not limited to, virus infections, tamperings, errors, defections, or any other damages caused as a result of using the Website. Toho is also not responsible for any problems and/or damage caused by using the materials from the Website.

  2. (Disclaimers about Investment Decisions)

    The investor related information on the Website is intended to provide investors with an understanding of the business descriptions, management policies, business plans, financial conditions or other information of Toho, and not for the solicitation of investment in terms of buying or selling Toho’s equities. Investment decisions shall be made based on users’ own responsibilities and judgements.

  3. (Disclaimers about Uncertainties)

    Earnings estimates, business plans, management policies, business strategies or other descriptions about the future of Toho in the investor related information on the Website contain known or unknown uncertainties and/or risks. The actual business results or other information may fluctuate as a result of various factors. Toho is not responsible for any the damages or losses caused to investors by viewing the Website. Moreover, Toho is not obligated to update or modify the descriptions about the future on the Website due to new information or incidents.

  4. (Disclaimers about the Information Provided by Third Parties)

    The Website contains information provided by third parties for the purpose of users’ convenience, and Toho is not responsible for the Accuracy of any of the contents.

  5. (Disclaimers about Insufficiencies of Information Disclosure)

    The Website does not necessarily include all the information that Toho discloses in accordance with any of the law, including, but not limited to, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and the Timely Disclosure Rules. The Website may provide different information or use different expressions from the information disclosed elsewhere.

Links to the Website

  1. (Linking Policy)

    Any parties, including, but not limited to, companies, organizations and individuals may link the Website. However, it is expressly agreed that linking from the following websites is strictly prohibited:

    1. Websites using the link for commercial purposes.
    2. Websites providing contents contrary to public order and morals, such as obscene contents.
    3. Websites including contents defamatory to Toho, parties related to Toho, and/or particular individuals.
    4. Websites that may impair the social credit and images of Toho’s films, stage productions and other business.
    5. Websites that are involved in or may be involved in illegal distribution and/or other illegal activities.
  2. (Linking Form)

    It is strictly prohibited to post links which modify the original design of the Website. In addition, in the case links are posted to the lower hierarchy of the top page of the Website (http://www.toho.co.jp/), Toho have sole discretion change the URL without prior notice.

  3. (Link Deletion)

    Toho may request to delete the links which leads to any of the websites defined in paragraph 1 of this article and/or other websites which Toho regards inappropriate. If required, users are obliged to accept the request without any objection.

  4. (Clarification of No Special Relationship)

    The linking on the Website does not signify an alliance or any special relationships between Toho and the administrator of the linked website. It also does not signify that Toho recommends the companies, organizations, individuals or the products and/or services on the linked websites.

Provided Information (Submissions and Unsolicited Ideas Policies)

Except as otherwise requested by Toho, it is Toho’s policy not to accept or consider unsolicited submissions of projects which may include, without limitation, suggestions of idea, concept, story, script and character design. Toho will not review or further handle such submissions, nor return the same in any manner.


  1. (Cookies)

    The Website uses technology called cookies to provide a user friendly environment of a continuous use of the Website when revisiting. Cookies are data created by a certain web server which is transmitted along with the content of a website and is stored in the user computer according to “Basic Knowledge of Modern Terms 2015” (JIYUKOKUMINSHA). Through using cookies, when a user visits the Website, Toho collects such information in forms as text files which is able to identify the user. Toho employs said information collected from cookies to protect and maintain the web server, and to analyze and improve the Website use. Some analytical data may be shared publicly but it is non-personally identifiable information.

  2. (Log Information)

    The Website collects and stores access log information. The detail of the information will include domain names, IP address, the type of browser used, and time and date of access. We collect information to protect and maintain the web server, and to analyze and improve the Website use.

  3. (Supported Browsers)

    The Website supports the following desktop browsers and versions: Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or newer, Google Chrome(latest), Mozilla Firefox(latest). When using mobile devices such as an iPhone or iPad, the supported browser is Safari with the version being iOS10 or newer. For Android, the version should be 5.x or newer.
    If not using the supported browsers, the contents of the Website may not be properly displayed.

  4. (Choice of Law)

    Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan.

  5. (Disputes and Claims)

    All disputes and claims arising out of or relating to the use of the Website and Terms of Use will be litigated exclusively according to the jurisdictional amount, either in the Tokyo Summary Court or the Tokyo District Court.