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1990 March Established CREEK and RIVER Co., Ltd at 22 Araki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
1991 May Obtained General Worker Dispatching Certificate
1992 July Opened audiovisual creator agency service
1993 November
November
Opened Osaka branch office at Casabianca, 1-14 Kobai-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka
Obtained Employment Placement Business License
1994 December Opened "CRN National Filming Network" service
1996 June
December
Opened multimedia creator agency service
Opened game creator agency service
1997 January
July
November
November
Established Medical Principle Co., Ltd.
Opened advertising and publishing creator agency service
"CR-GAGA Project" in collaboration with GAGA Communications Corporation
Published first issue of "Director's MAGAZINE," an information magazine for creators
1998 October
November
Started CAP (Creators Agent Program)
Completed "VISITOR," the first Japanese full 3D CG movie, the 1st "CR-GAGA Project" film
1999 October
October
Relocated head office to 2nd floor, the Embassy of Canada building, 7-3-37 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Established C&R Professional Education Center
2000 Feburary
June
July
August
October
Showed "A・LI・CE," the 2nd "CR-GAGA Project" film, in theaters. Screened first in Japan in DLP
Listed on NASDAQ Japan (current: JASDAQ)
Established Leading Edge Co., Ltd. August Built a nationwide photographing/reporting network for still photographers
Established a nationwide photography and image sourcing network for professional still photographers.
Began "Le Nouvel Art," Artist debut project with Art Vivant, Co., Ltd.
2001 January
August
August
Acquired stocks of 100% affiliate subsidiary of TV TOKYO Corporation
Established CREEK & RIVER KOREA (Seoul)
Launched Web service for creators
2002 April Established "Media Research Bank," a research service specialized for TV show production
2003 March Opened rights management service
2004 March Relocated Osaka branch office to 1F, Aqua Dojima West, 1-4-16, Dojimahama, Kita-ku, Osaka
2006 May
May
 
September
November
Relocated head office to C&R Group Building, 2-10-9 Koji-machi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Obtained "PrivacyMark" (A860704(01)) certification from Japan Information Processing Development
Corporation (JIPDEC)
Released "Berna" (original title: Beruna no shippo) in theaters
Released "Red Whale, White Snake" (original title: Akai kujira to shiroi hebi) in theaters
2007 August Established C&R Legal Agency, Co., Ltd.
2008 September
December
Relocated Osaka branch office to 8F, Nihon Seimei Shinsaibashi Building, 3-5-8 Minamisenba, Chuo-ku, Osaka
CREEK & RIVER KOREA received "Best Outsourcing Company Award" from Ministry of Knowledge Economy, Korea
2009 June Aquired JUSNETCommunications Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary
2010 March
July
Established CREEK & RIVER SHANGHAI
Signed an exclusive contract with Hanvon Technology Co., Ltd, ranked first in Chinese E-book market,
for the Japanese contents market in China
2012 April
July
 
July
Launched Beijing office of CREEK & RIVER SHANGHAI
Launched an IT technical expert cultivation and placement business in collaboration with Beijing-based company Uniquedu
Launched a new e-book business
2013 January
February
July
December
Established Architect Agency
Established Fashion Creator Agency
Established Online Creator Agency
Made INTER BELLE INC. a consolidated subsidiary
2014 September Launched the "Creators Ship" creative crowdsourcing platform
2015 March
April
May
July
October
Established Chef Agency
Made PROFESSIONAL MEDIA Co., Ltd. a consolidated subsidiary
Made Economic Index Co., Ltd. an equity method affiliate.
Established Professor Agency
Launched EUREKA, the social media influencer marketing platform and social analytics tool
2016 February
March
August
August
December
Moved the company’s listing to the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Established a U.S. subsidiary, CREEK & RIVER Global, Inc.
Established VR Japan Co., Ltd.
Moved the company’s listing to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Established CREEK & RIVER ENTERTAINMENT Co., Ltd.
2017 January Established MCR Analytics Co., Ltd.