Cork Inc., a Tokyo-based artist management and literary agency, co-develops new works with writers and artists, and then manages their intellectual properties globally through multiple media. Cork exclusively represents a growing catalog of titles that are immensely popular in Japan and Asia. Contact us at

Our Management Team

Yohei Sadoshima (Co-Founder / CEO)

Twitter : @sadycork

Yohei started his career in 2002 as a manga editor at Kodansha. During his 10-year career, Yohei was responsible for such best-selling manga titles as Vagabond (Takehiko Inoue), Dragon Zakura (Norifusa Mita), Hataraki Man (Moyoco Anno), and Space Brothers (Chuya Koyama) amongst others. He left Kodansha in 2012 and co-founded Cork, Inc.

Daisaku Manda (Co-Founder / CTO)

Twitter : @daisaku