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 JULY 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: July 13, 2021

List of materials

Documents attached hereto:
 
i) Press release: "Translation of the Share Buyback Report for the period from June 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021, filed with the Director General of the Kanto Finance Bureau by SONY GROUP CORPORATION on July 13, 2021

[This is a translation of the Share Buyback Report for the period from June 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021, filed with the Director General of the Kanto Finance Bureau by SONY GROUP CORPORATION on July 13, 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 June 30, 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)
 
June 17
June 21
 

51,200
40,500
 
 
535,177,500
424,541,500
Total
91,700
959,719,000
Total number of shares repurchased as of the end of the reporting month
722,800
7,474,562,700
Progress of the repurchase (%)
2.89
3.74
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 June 30, 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)
 
June 2
June 3
June 4
June 8
June 9
June 10
June 11
June 14
June 16
June 18
June 22
June 23
June 24
June 25
 
 
115,874
2,100
15,000
27,770
201
1,006
29,400
45,882
4,000
11,339
2,001
3,901
201
201
 
 
676,883,765
12,267,255
87,623,250
162,219,844
1,174,152
5,876,599
171,741,570
268,021,997
23,366,200
66,237,335
11,688,942
22,787,887
1,174,152
1,174,150
Total
258,876
1,512,237,098
Other (Treasury stock sold due to requests for sale from shareholders holding fractional shares)
(Date of disposition)
 
June 14
 
 
60
 
 
350,493
Total
60
350,493
Total amount
258,936
1,512,587,591
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3.
Status of Shares Held in Treasury
(as of June 30, 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
21,860,405


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