Company Name

MotionPortrait, Inc.


Takehiko Terada


Seigo Iwasaki

Axell Corporation: Kazuki Kyakuno

Axell Corporation: Masahiro Horie


Postal Code 150-0032

Toso Kaikan 4F

19-22 Uguisudani cho, Shibuya ku, Tokyo ( Access Map )


50,000,000 yen

Shareholder Composition

ax Inc.


July 3rd, 2007

Primary Products and Services

3D Technology Development

Smartphone App Development

Middleware Licensing

Development using AI Technology

Contents Business

Internet Advertising


2005 April Started full-scale research and development of next-generation facial animation technology, within Sony Kihara Research Center
2007 July Established Motion Portrait Inc. as a spin-off of Sony Corporation
2008 June Campaign site "Rec You", which used Motion Portrait technology, won a Gold Award at Cannes Cyber Lions International Advertising Festival
2009 May Award winner at Infinity Ventures Summit 2009 Spring "Launch Pad"
2009 June Campaign "PEACE MIRROR", which used Motion Portrait technology, won a Silver Award at Cannes International Advertising Festival
2009 October Launched the iPhone app "PhotoSpeak", started full-fledged entertainment business activities
2012 August "ZombieBooth" smartphone app series topped 10 million downloads
2012 October Conducted third-party share allocation for company officials
2019 August ax Inc. obtains 100% of our stock share