Japan Publishing Distribution Co., Ltd. (日本出版配給株式會社; May 5, 1941 - March 28, 1949), was a nationalized joint-stock publishing company active during the World War II period in Japan. Established on May 5, 1941 (Showa 16). The government supported firm consolidated more than 200 independent publishers as a national propaganda network. The published under the guidance of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Japan Publication Cultural Association. After the War, from 1946 (Showa 21), the company was returned to private management and renamed Nihon Shuppan Distribution Control Co., Ltd. The constituent firms dispersed shortly afterwards and by 1949 the Japan Publishing Distribution Co., Ltd. Some of the breakaway firms still publish.

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