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101 Top Japanese Content Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Content companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Content industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Content Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

COVER Corporation

COVER Corporation

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COVER Corporation engages in AR compatible virtual live distribution service that allows enterprises developing animation.

BitStar

BitStar

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BitStar is an influencer platform for individuals, including YouTuber and TikToker.

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Cluster

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Cluster that allows anyone to hold events such as live music and conferences in a virtual environment.

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Innova

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Innova is a Tokyo-based SEO and content marketing agency.

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Ichikara

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Ichikara is a company change entertainment with technology.

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Kakao Japan

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Kakao Japan is a free smartphone calling and messenger application.

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UUUM

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UUUM is a YouTuber-focused management production services company.

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TAAS Japan

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TAAS is a small and elite business team that solves corporate issues through a multifaceted and innovative approach company.

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GINKAN

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A Tokyo based startup focused on mobile app development & management. Runs SynchroLife, the app loved by eaters!

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Stockmark

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Stockmark is a Media and Entertainment company.

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unerry

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Unerry is responsible for new high-tech and financial business consulting and corporate revitalization.

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DataGrid Japan

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Creative AI development,AI related system development and consulting

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SOUNDRAW

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SOUNDRAW is an AI music generator for video creators.

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Baseconnect Japan

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Baseconnect Co., Ltd. connects people from all over the world and spends one-tenth the time it takes for people to “know”.

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Pretia

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Pretia is a Internet service planning, development and operation business.

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Creators Match

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Creators Match specializes in planning and production of Internet advertisements.

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10x Japan

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10X is a document that summarizes the values, business and company outlines, and the actual working environment that 10X values.

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Voicy

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Voicy is a mobile platform that recruits both media personalities and news organizations.

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stand.fm

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stand.fm is an audio distribution application that anyone can record and deliver.

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Rentio

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Rentio is a site that can be used anytime without buying 1,000 kinds of cameras and the latest home appliances.

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Beaglee

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Beaglee operates services and environments for distributing content products of creators.

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Photoruction

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Photoruction is a developer of a cloud service platform created for the purpose of servicing the construction industry.

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SPORTS BULL

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SPORTS BULL is an Internet sports media management company.

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Marvelous Japan

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Marvelous is a production and sales of home video game software Planning company.

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Spacely

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A cloud software that allows you to easily create, edit and manage VR web contents.

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bushiroad

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Bushiroad is an Entertainment company known for developing prominent trading card games such as Cardfight

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WHITE CROSS

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WHITE CROSS is a Company provides three services based on dental care and ICT: White cross, d.Style, and WHITE CROSS Live.

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G-cluster

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G-cluster Global provides services worldwide, using its cloud-based content provision technology, G-cluster.

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i-plug

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i-plug provides a mechanism to expand the human resources who will bear the future & realizes personal growth and corporate development.

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1ne studio

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1ne studio is a startup that supports creators who want to work as a professional.

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PR Times

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PR TIMES is, toward sensitive consumers to trend, and will deliver the attention of the press release earlier than news.

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VAZ

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VAZ is a venture company that transforms everyday small changes into a better society together with YouTuber and other influential creators.

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Virtual Cast

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Development, operation and planning of VR system (virtual cast)

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Biome Japan

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Biome is a major in image analysis technology with IchiJoho System at Kyoto University graduate school and Genroku

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HugCome

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Hug Cam is a Education service business

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alu Japan

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alu is providing service to enjoy more manga.

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WILLs

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WILLs is a operation of premium special treatment club and premium special treatment club PORTAL Operation.

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Theoria Japan

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Theoria Japan is a specialized Q & A service.

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Space BD

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Space BD aims to become a one-stop shop to respond to all issues related to industrialization of space.

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PECO Japan

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PECO is a startup company that focuses on pet business and pet media.

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TANOsim

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TANOsim is a developer of platforms for 3DCG creators, including CG Crowd which connects companies to professionals.

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UNIVRS

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UNIVRS is a popular market and entertainment platform.

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Radiotalk

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Radiotalk is a Voice distribution platform business.

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INBOUND TECHNOLOGY

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INBOUND TECHNOLOGY is a Japanese society faces many challenges due to the declining birthrate and aging population.

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note

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note is a digital content planning, production and distribution company.

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Liver Co.

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Liver is the largest in the industry, which supports the live broadcaster.

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LocationValue

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LocationValue is a Development and sales of sales promotion systems and applications using smartphones

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Oita University Institute of Advanced Medicine

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Oita University Institute of Advanced Medicine is provide made-to-order compounds that fit the functional parts of target proteins.

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Manabi-aid

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Manabi-aid is an internet based company.

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SYRUP Japan

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SYRUP is a Internet-related services related to pets company.

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stmn

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stmn is an Operation of Engagement Management Consulting.

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Geechs

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Geechs is an Outstanding IT talent goes beyond the boundaries of the company.

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Open Work

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OpenWork is a Development and operation of information platform.

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PLAY LIFE

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PlayLife is an experience sharing site where you can search, share, and post play information, where users can actually experience and plan.

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Tsunagu.AI

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TSUNAGU is a Planning, development and operation of website development company.

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funplex

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Funplex utilizes game management know-how by GREE to transfer the game management carried out by client companies and increase its value.

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soeasy

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Soeasy is a Smartphone video manual tool “soeasy buddy” that can be easily created and shared immediately on site.

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STUDIO Japan

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STUDIO is a development and operation of the next-generation design tool.

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ZIG

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ZIG which operates VTuber fan club “MeChu” and debuts and produces 100 virtual YouTubers.

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Leeways

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Leeways is an artificial intelligence start up.

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LAMP Japan

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Lamp is a Content marketing business

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DoubleL

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Doublel is a general trading company of pop culture that develops Japanese manga, anime, and games internationally.

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smartlure

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Smart lure is a new lure that works with smartphones to solve underwater data.

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State of Mind

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State of Mind is the development and operation of the cloud sourcing.

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PATRA Japan

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PATRA is a marketplace that sells multiple corporate brand products produced by influencers in addition to brands originating in-house.

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maricuru

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maricuru is Creating a sustainable future together with customers, partners and society.

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KIYO Learning

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Planning, production, sales and management of Educational content and Educational services for business people.

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Mist Technologies

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Mist Technologies develops content delivery platforms based on peer-to-peer data delivery technology.

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Elvez

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Elves Ups is a collaborative AI dialogue system development tool.

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Revive Japan

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Revive is a developer of a social platform to connect top athletes and fans.

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playground Japan

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playground provide electronic ticketing system “Quick Ticket by MOALA” Provide connected stadium platform MOALA Provide consulting services.

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YUIMEX

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YUIMEX specializes in copyright, digital content, animation, and network entertainment services.

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InstaVR Japan

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InstaVRis a VR application creation tool installed by over 5,000 companies.

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MICOLY

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MICOLY is a operator of a website aimed at publishing and selling creative video lessons.

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KAKUCHO

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KAKUCHO engages in the field of application development, content planning and production business.

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Mdawn

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M DAWN is a Learning company they create a new form of entertainment, a joy to the people.

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hugmo

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Hugmo is an e-commerce business in childcare

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KAMOMEYA

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Kamomeya is an island and live because of inconvenience in transportation and transportation.

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SOINN

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SOINN is an Intelligent various devices, devices and information systems utilizing advanced AI technology including patented technology.

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TIGALA

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TIGALA is deployed M & A services

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Interactive Solutions

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Interactive Solutions offers solutions and content for tablets, including enterprise iPad solutions, advanced encryption, and more.

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WAVY Japan

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WAVY is an accelerator that accelerates the start-up, independence, opening of business, and subsequent company & business.

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Matcher Japan

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Matcher is developing and operating OB and OG visit tools for students who perform job hunting.

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AViC

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AViC is providing digital marketing and advertising services.

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Crassone

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Crassone is an housing assistance service.

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Aquabit Spirals

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Free from Googling. Hyperlink of Things® Connects the World Search-Less

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BOLSTER Japan

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BOLSTER is an Internet service business and related business.

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SportsField

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SportsField is a Planning and management of Sponavi career company

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Native English Institute

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Native English Institute develops a data-driven solution that is proven to improve communicative business fluency.

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Wandee

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Wandee operates as web services for dental professionals and dentistry.

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BLAST Japan

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BLAST is a firstEn Power media company.

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ventus Japan

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ventus is an Media and Entertainment based company.

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Real World Games

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Real World Games is a sports agency that provides to its employees by using ascending and descending stairs.

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MIRAIRO

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MIRAIRO is a software company.

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Piece of Cake

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Piece of Cake is promoting digital content and services under a new platform.

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Tryon Japan

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Tryon operates Japan’s largest telecommunications course, “Brain College,” with the aim of providing a place where many people can come.

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unisonlive

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Unison Live is developing a “VTuber” (Virtual Youtube) business focusing on live performances by 3D music VTubers.

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Bsmo

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Bsmo is a social media advertising, consulting and translation agency.

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Kepple Accounting Office

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Kepple Accounting is a start-up accounting and tax services

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No9

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Number Nine is a digital distribution agency business, EC business, manga production business and media mix business.

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EXest

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EXest is a Travel Promoting Start up.

Written by Mark Fitz

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