Avex Inc., an entertainment company, engages in the music, anime and visual content, digital platform, and technology businesses in Japan. The company plans, produces, and sells musical content, including sound sources and images; publishes and distributes music; and plans, produces, and manages live concerts, special events, stage performances/musicals, and various featuring artists. It also manages artists, celebrities, creators, athletes, intellectuals, and others; operates and manages fan clubs; and sells concert and event tickets. In addition, the company is involved in building an integrated framework for discovering, training, and managing of talent; and film distribution activities. Further, it plans, produces, and sells animated shows in various forms, merchandising goods, live shows, special events, games, VR media, and movies; designs and manages digital platforms and e-commerce sites; and designs and sells systems related to blockchains. The company was formerly known as Avex Group Holdings Inc. and changed its name to Avex Inc. in November 2017. Avex Inc. was incorporated in 1973 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.