Yahoo Japan Corporation operates Yahoo! Japan, a search engine and online information portal. The company is based in Tokyo.
Japanese telecommunications and web company SoftBank is Yahoo! Japan’s majority owner with a 41% stake. The company is affiliated with US-based Yahoo!, which owns 34% of Yahoo Japan.
Yahoo! Japan operates in a variety of divisions, including auction services, media development, Yahoo! BB broadband services, shopping, and general business solutions.
Users can also register for Yahoo! e-mail, personalized web pages, a social network (Yahoo! Days) and access to message boards.