Company Information

Company Outline

Name Namura Taiseido Corporation
Head Office Address 2-8-18 Zoshigaya, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171−0032
Tel: 03−3983−4261 (General Inquiries)  Fax: 03−3985−8650
Founded February 11, 1940
Established January 31, 1948
Representative Toshimasa Miyake, President and Representative Director
Businesses Manufacture of ink brushes, watercolor and oil brushes, and design brushes, Wholesale supply of calligraphy implements, Japanese painting tools, Western-style painting materials, anime tools, stationery and office supplies, and office equipment
Capital 30 million yen
Settlement date December 31
Number of Employees 59 (as of November 1, 2022)
Offices Tokyo Head Office 2-8-18 Zoshigaya, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171−0032
N Building (Manufacturing Department) 2-28-1 Zoshigaya, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171−0032
Nagoya Office 4F North, New Heian Building, 2-13-21 Heian, Kita-ku, Nagoya 462-0819
Osaka Office 2-11-7 Hotarugaike Minami-machi, Toyonaka-shi, Osaka 560-0034
Trading Banks MUFG Bank, Ikebukuro Branch
Mizuho Bank, Ikebukuro Branch
Joyo Bank, Ikebukuro Branch
We Supply To: Well known art supply shops, stationery shops, and bulk sales shops around Japan (more than 1,700 stores)
Art and design-based professional schools, universities (more than 40 schools)


February 1940 Founded at 3-30 Zoshigaya, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, by Haruo Namura.
January 1948 Namura Taiseido Limited founded. Haruo Namura appointed representative director.
July 1950 Head Office and manufacturing plant moved to new premises at 2-499 (now 2-8-18), Zoshigaya, Toshima-ku, Tokyo.
April 1955 Name changed to Namura Taiseido Co., Ltd. with change in corporate organization.
April 1963 Started wholesale sales of art supplies.
December 1988 New three-story reinforced concrete manufacturing plant built at 2-28-1 Zoshigaya, Toshima-ku, Tokyo.
January 1989 Ikuo Namura appointed representative director.
April 1990 New three-story reinforced concrete head office building constructed at 2-8-18 Zoshigaya, Toshima-ku, Tokyo.
September 1995 Meise Co., Ltd., active for twenty years as a Namura Taiseido subsidiary, is disbanded. The former Meise is absorbed into the company’s Special Sales Department in the Sales Division, where wholesale sales to design schools continue.
July 2003 Starts acting as sales and distribution agent for Art Color products.
March 2004 Opened Nagoya Office in Kita-ku, Nagoya.
February 2005 Contributed to the art supplies industry by serving as main organizer of the First Art Material Show (JAWA-SHOW).
March 2005 Opened Fukuoka Office in Sawara-ku, Fukuoka.
April 2008 Toshimasa Miyake appointed president and representative director. Ikuo Namura appointed chairman and representative director.
August 2008 Opened Osaka Office in Toyonaka City, Osaka.


Namura Taiseido Corporation
2-8-18 Zoshigaya, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171−0032
Tel: 03−3983−4261 (General Inquiries)  Fax: 03−3985−8650