RIAJ was founded in 1942 as an organization representing the Japanese music recording industry.RIAJ administers neighbouring rights of producers of phonograms and performers whose performance is recorded in phonograms.As a designated society of the Agency for Cultural Affairs, RIAJ has dealt with the collection and distribution of secondary use fees of commercial recordings from broadcasters, and remuneration from compact discs rental shops for record manufactures.
The amount of fees/royalties to be paid to collecting societies are exclusive of VAT (in Japan, it is called "consumption tax"). The person who wants to receive license from the collecting societies has to pay the amount plus 5 % consumption tax.
Information for RIAJ was contributed by the CMO through Baker & McKenzie
+ Television Broadcasting
The license permits the licensee to use, record or duplicate sound recordings for the purpose of broadcasting.
The license fee will be determined upon discussion. The Terms of License prescribes the upper limit of the license fee for comprehensive licensing agreements. Please find below a link to a website where RIAJ's terms of license are explained (in Japanese):http://www.bunka.go.jp/ejigyou/pdffile/02001-kite.pdf
RIAJ Terms of License (Section 2, “Duplication, etc. for Broadcasting”)
+ Online and Mobile Services
The license permits the licensee to conduct online music transmission including both music streaming services and music download services.
The license fee is determined based on the length of the use of music in the program, the amount of licensee’s revenues from advertising, and other factors. A minimum payment is required.
+ Copying / Recording Content (Mechanical)
The license fee will be determined upon negotiations with user. The Terms of License prescribes the upper limit of the license fee for comprehensive licensing agreements. See link below for more information (in Japanese): http://www.bunka.go.jp/ejigyou/pdffile/02001-kite.pdf
The license permits the licensee to record, duplicate or use the music for the purpose of presentation of music to the public as a movie together with video pictures;
The license fee is determined by the copyright owner.
JRC Terms of License, Article 6,”License Fee for Recording within Movies”
The license permits the licensee to record, duplicate or use the music for the purpose of advertisement.
JRC Terms of License, Article 7, “License Fee for Recording for Commercials”