About Us

Culturade offers effective media and communication solutions for businesses. Founded in March 2010 by former members of a global news agency, our years of successful campaigns have helped us establish a strategic path to achieving client goals. We are here to support foreign and domestic companies looking to expand in Japan and other local markets. Our mission is to provide clients with practical and customized approach through professional media and communication strategy.


Shirokanedai Trente Deux 307, 5-2-5 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0071, Japan


Daisuke Tachihara, President & CEO

Daisuke Tachihara drives Culturade’s vision, strategy, and growth by providing vast knowledge in various facets of media business development and marketing. After spending years at the global news agency Reuters, he took the lead in a number of joint business deals between media enterprises in and out of Japan. By forming strategic partnerships between diverse industries such as manufacturing and IT, Daisuke and his partner founded Culturade. Daisuke holds a BA in Business Administration from Meiji University.

Sayaka Nagai, Executive Vice President & COO

Sayaka, also spent years working for Reuters before starting up Culturade. As COO, she is responsible for online media management as well as strategic development and operation of client solutions. Sayaka has abundant experience in global project management, serving clients and stakeholders across the globe. She was also a start-up member of a US/UK/Japan joint venture company, who launched a financial portal site for investors in the local market. Sayaka holds a BA in Sociology from Sophia University.