GMO Registry

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Type: Public
Industry: Registry
Founded: 2009
Ownership: GMO Internet Group
Headquarters: Cerulean Tower 9-12F,
26-1 Sakuragaokacho,
Shibuya ku, Tokyo
Country: Japan
Website: GMO-Registry (English site)
Twitter: TwitterIcon.png@gmoregistry
Key People
Masatoshi Kumagai, CEO

Hirokatsu Ohigashi, Executive Director
Hiroyuki Nishiyama, Director
Tadashi Ito, Director
Yoshitake Tamura, Director
Yusuke Adachi, Director
Hiroya Tsukahara, Director
Masashi Yasuda, Auditor

TLDs: 6
Registrations: 1,107,113

More Info: nTLDStats

GMO Registry offers assistance with the new gTLD application process which was approved by ICANN in 2008.

GMO Registry is the first such business in Japan;[1] and it is one of many business that make up the highly successful and diversified, GMO Internet Group.[2]

In November, 2011, it was announced that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government had chosen to work with GMO Registry and its partner, Cloud Registry, on its proposed .tokyo gTLD.[3]

It is one of two applicants for .osaka. GMO Registry has applied for at least 18 new gTLDs through the new program as the applicant or the Registry Provider.


The services offered by GMO Registry fall into three main categories:

  • New gTLD application consultation
  • Registry Services
  • Marketing Support[4]

In May of 2013, it