The Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra (??????????????, T?ky? Kosei Uindo ?kesutora?, abbreviated TKWO) is a professional concert band that has long been regarded as one of the world's finest, perhaps rivaled only in recent years by the Dallas Wind Symphony (USA). TKWO was established in 1960 by the lay Buddhist organization Rissho Kosei Kai at its headquarters in central Tokyo. TKWO Is highly active, both within Japan and abroad, as a professional touring and recording ensemble.