Taiyoh Tosho is a publication agency somewhere between a publication house and book store. Founded in the post-war period as a distributor of remaindered books, it established subsidiary companies like Million Publishing and Wailea Publishing that held key positions in SM history. A member of Taiyoh Group.
1952: Hideo Koike Founds Kode Shobo as a wholesaler at Taito-ku Ueno 6-Chome 10-22, Tokyo.
1965: Company name changes to Taiyoh Tosho Corporation.
1972: Publishes SM King.
- Love Hunter (c1963)
- SM King (1972)
- Big Fan (1973)
- Pink Pink (c1975)
- Cinetopia (1976?)
- Cinemawide (c1977)
- Bondage Fantasy Series
- Kinbaku Sniper (2014)
Taiyoh Group Companies
- Spelled 小出書房. Pronunciation not confirmed.
- Toshio Yagi. 30 Years of AJPEA Association. AJPEA Association. 1981.