KURA CORPORATION is a Japan-based company principally engaged in the operation of sushi chain restaurants under the name Kura Sushi. The Company operates sushi-go-round restaurants. Its sushi plates include sardine, shrimp, salmon, scallop, eel, devilfish and others. The Company also provides take-out sushi services. The Company has restaurants in Miyagi, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Yamanashi, Nagano, Gifu, Shizuoka, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Wakayama, Hyogo, Nara, Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima, Ehime, Fukuoka, Saga and Kumamoto prefectures. As of October 31, 2012, the Company had 308 directly-managed restaurants in total. In January 2014, the Company established a wholly owned subsidiary in Taiwan.