History

  • 1978

  • 1981

  • 1994

  • 2000

  • 2004

  • 2005

  • 2008

  • 2010

  • 2011

  • 2013

  • 2014

  • 2015

  • 2017

  • 2018

January, 1978

Opened the first restaurant, "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA," in Nishi-Biwajima-cho, in outskirts of Nagoya.

January, 1981

Launched the Bloom System (goodwill system for employees who wish to start up their own business).

May, 1994

Opened restaurants in all 47 prefectures in Japan.
Opened the 300th restaurant (Toyohashi Iwata restaurant).

June, 1994

CoCo ICHI HAWAII, INC., opened CoCo ICHIBANYA as the first overseas base restaurant in Oahu, Hawaii.

February, 2000

Began offering company's stock through over-the-counter trading.

March, 2004

Began listing shares in the Second Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange and Second Section of Nagoya Stock Exchange.

September, 2004

Opened Shanghai Zhongshan Park "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in Shanghai as the first restaurant in China.

December, 2004

Opened the 1000th restaurant (Naka-ku Kannai Bashamichi restaurant).

May, 2005

Began listing shares in the First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange and First Section of Nagoya Stock Exchange.

September, 2005

Opened Taipei Hankou "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in Taipei as the first restaurant in Taiwan.

March, 2008

Opened Gangnam "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in Seoul as the first restaurant South Korea.

June, 2010

Opened Crocodile center "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in Kowloon as the first restaurant in Hong Kong.

February, 2011

Opened Palm Plaza Torrance "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in California as the first restaurant in the mainland of the United States.

September, 2011

Opened 313@somerset "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in Orchard as the first restaurant in Singapore.

January, 2013

Certified as the largest curry restaurant chain in the world by the Guinness World Records™

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December, 2013

Opened Grand Indonesia Store "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in Jakarta City as the first restaurant in the Indonesia.

January, 2014

Opened ICHIBANYA MUSEUM in Kiyosu city, Aichi.

February, 2015

Opened 1 Utama Store "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in Petaling Jaya as the first restaurant in Malaysia.

March, 2015

Opened Estancia Store "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in Pasig as the first restaurant in Philippines.

December, 2015

Became a consolidated subsidiary of HOUSE FOODS GROUP INC. by take-over bid.

September, 2017

Opened Halal Akihabara Store "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in Tokyo as the first Halal CoCo ICHIBANYA restaurant.

August, 2018

Opened Landmark 81 Store "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in Ho Chi Minh City as the first restaurant in Viet Nam.

December, 2018

Opened Leicester Square Store "CURRY HOUSE CoCo ICHIBANYA" in London as the first restaurant in UK.