- Yoshimoto Kogyo is Japan's largest agency and specializes in comedians,
- it has branched out into film production and expanded overseas,
- it signed a tie-up with CAA and a content deal with Netflix,
- it suspended 15 of its comedians for attending parties held by criminal groups,
- the agency wants to make its entire roster of more than 6,000 entertainers sign pledges that they won't do any work related to organized crime groups.