SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549

FORM 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of MAY 2021
Commission File Number: 001-06439

SONY GROUP CORPORATION
(Translation of registrant's name into English)

1-7-1 KONAN, MINATO-KU, TOKYO, 108-0075, JAPAN
(Address of principal executive offices)

The registrant files annual reports under cover of Form 20-F.

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F,
 
Form 20-F  X
Form 40-F __
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Yes No X
 
If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b):82-______
 
SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
SONY GROUP CORPORATION
 
(Registrant)
   
   
 
By:  /s/  Hiroki Totoki
 
                (Signature)
 
Hiroki Totoki
 
Executive Deputy President and
 
Chief Financial Officer
 
Date: May 14, 2021

List of materials

Documents attached hereto:
 
i) Press release: Translation of the Share Buyback Report for the period from May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021, filed with the Director General of the Kanto Finance Bureau by SONY GROUP CORPORATION on June 14, 2021

[This is a translation of the Share Buyback Report for the period from May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021, filed with the Director General of the Kanto Finance Bureau by SONY GROUP CORPORATION on June 14, 2021]

Class of Shares: Common Stock

1.
Status of Repurchase
(1) Status of a repurchase pursuant to a resolution approved at a General Meeting of Shareholders
Not applicable

(2) Status of a repurchase pursuant to a resolution approved at a meeting of the Board of Directors
(as of May 31, 2021)
 
Number of Shares
Total Amount (Yen)
Resolution approved at the meeting of the Board of Directors held on April 28, 2021
(Period of Repurchase: April 30, 2021 to April 28, 2022)
25,000,000
(Maximum)
200,000,000,000
(Maximum)
Repurchases during the reporting month
(Date of repurchase)
 
May 7
May 11
May 12
May 13
May 14
May 17
May 18
May 19
May 20
May 21
May 24
 

5,000
83,100
75,800
103,800
87,600
50,900
66,000
46,400
47,900
25,400
39,200
 
 
52,360,000
867,386,500
784,018,000
1,045,716,200
899,482,000
526,334,500
679,802,000
480,720,500
501,801,000
266,313,000
410,910,000
Total
631,100
6,514,843,700
Total number of shares repurchased as of the end of the reporting month
 
631,100
6,514,843,700
Progress of the repurchase (%)
2.52
3.26
Note 1:
The dates identified above for the “Period of Repurchase” as well as the individual dates of repurchase are trade dates and the numbers of shares repurchased are the number of shares repurchased on such trade dates.
Note 2:
It was resolved at the meeting of the Board of Directors held on April 28, 2021 that the method of repurchase is expected to be an open market purchase through the Tokyo Stock Exchange based on a discretionary trading contract.

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2.
Status of Disposition
(as of May 31, 2021)
 
Number of Shares Disposed during the Reporting Month
Total Amount of Disposition (Yen)
Acquired treasury stock offered to subscribers
Total
Acquired treasury stock which was canceled
Total
Acquired treasury stock transferred as a result of a merger, share exchange, partial share exchange or company split
Total
Other (Exercise of stock acquisition rights (including the exercise of stock acquisition rights of the 130% callable unsecured convertible bonds with stock acquisition rights (6th series)))
 
(Date of disposition)
 
May 6
May 7
May 10
May 11
May 12
May 13
May 14
May 17
May 18
May 21
May 25
May 26
May 27
May 28
May 31
 
 
11,009
45,800
201
1,203
210,696
108,953
4,400
8,200
3,500
200
3,800
603
12,800
201
2,300
 
 
64,090,435
266,631,112
1,170,150
7,003,433
1,226,596,261
634,285,143
25,615,216
47,737,448
20,375,740
1,164,328
22,122,232
3,510,449
74,516,992
1,170,150
13,389,771
Total
413,866
2,409,378,860
Other (Treasury stock sold due to requests for sale from shareholders holding fractional shares)
(Date of disposition)
 
May 12
 
 
104
 
 
605,451
Total
104
605,451
Total amount
413,970       
2,409,984,311

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3.
Status of Shares Held in Treasury
(as of May 31, 2021)
Status as of the end of the reporting month
Number of Shares
Total number of shares issued
1,261,058,781
Number of treasury stock
22,024,739


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