Company Profile



  • * Founded A.KA Tokyo Co.,Ltd.
  • * Started several collaborations with Garde U.S.P.
  • * Provided PR communication work directly with international designers such as Jil Sander, among others.
  • * Provided PR Communication services for Roberto Cavalli, M0851, Mykita, Pomellato, Dodo, and Agnona.
  • * Launched Franciacorta Association in Japan and provided PR services to improve Franciacorta's recognition in the country.
  • * Achieved a record of 124% increase of Franciacorta's import to Japan, increasing from 20 wineries to about 40 wineries from the region.
  • * Exposed in a Franciacorta special feature with various media including World Business Satellite TV and fashion & lifestyle magazines such as Pen, Precious, Leon, Safari, Vogue, GQ, etc.
  • * Planned the first Italian Awards Ceremony of Franciacorta, held at the Italian Ambassador's residence.
  • * Planned fashion show and party for Agnona, held at the Italian Ambassador's Residence, with the attendance of the brand's Creative Director.
  • * Provided PR Communication to Birkenstock in Japan by appointment by the headquarters, and coordinated a launch event attended by the CEO from Germany.
  • * Provided PR Communication services with Missoni.
  • * Provided consulting services and tourism planning with Italy's five star hotels L'Albereta and L'Andana.


  • * Founded PMD Japan, exclusive Distributor and PR agent for luxury fashion brands such as Neil Barrett, Pringle of Scotland, Catherine Malandrino, among others. Appointed as a member of the board.
  • * Opened the first mega flagship shop for Neil Barrett in the world with the renowned architect, Zaha Hadid. This was the first retail space project for Zaha Hadid. Successfully featured the brand name not only in the fashion industry, but also in the architecture industry.
  • * Directed branding, PR and marketing services for +J, a Uniqlo brand collaboration with Ms. Jil Sander. Appointed as the global marketing director of the project, successfully implemented the pre-marketing of the +J brand in major Uniqlo flagship stores in Paris and New York, achieving record sales.


  • * Implemented the first PR team at San Freres, SA.
  • * Provided PR communication for international brands such as Pomellato, Karl Lagerfeld, Pringle of Scotland and Juicy Couture.
  • * Introduced to the media the world's first collaboration between a luxury brand designer and sportswear brand with Jil Sander and Puma.
  • * Introduced high quality Japanese denim textiles for the first time to the global market while working with Jil Sander.

Akiko Kaneko Profile

CEO and President of A.KA Tokyo Co.,Ltd.
Gakushuin University, Bachelor of Laws.
Has extensive experience in PR, communications, research & development & implementation for international fashion and lifestyle brands in Japan, and consulting on strategic implementation.
Qualified as a “Hospitality Coordinator”.
In 2018 received the Italian Republic - Order of Merit.


  • Japanese
  • English

Company Address

By beginning of August, 2019:
Alliance Bldg., 4F 5-2-1 Minami-Aoyama,
Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel:03-5468-3388 Fax:03-5468-3389
From August 19, 2019:
Urban Prem Minami Aoyama 4F,
3-8-5 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel:03-6384-5795 Fax:03-6384-5796

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