Mark Honne

Mark Honne

Mark Honne

Sales Director | Toyokasei

1990:  Started a career in music by becoming a House Music & Hip Hop buyer for a decade defining record store WAVE in Roppongi, Tokyo.

1992:   Became a floor manager of Virgin Mega Stores Japan

1994:   Accepted a position of a chief label director for Cutting Edge, a subsidiary of Avex Inc., and was in charge of artists such as Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, Masters At Work and ECD.

2006:  Founded an artists management company named essece-inc., and handled several Japanese artists including Sheena & The Rokkets.

2014:  Accepted a sales director position at Toyokasei, and started a Domestic Japanese Distribution Team.

*Specialty as a record buyer

African American Music (1930’s-current),  Reggae (1960’s-current)   and Hip Hop.

*Frequently on turntables at home

The Beatle