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101 Top Japanese Media and Entertainment Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Media and Entertainment companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Media and Entertainment 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 Media and Entertainment Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

BitStar

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

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Tier IV develops open source software for autonomous driving.

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Ichikara

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Ichikara is a company change entertainment with technology.

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MediBang

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MediBang is a communication internet company to help people connect through art.

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UUUM

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UUUM is a YouTuber-focused management production services company.

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UniFa

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UniFa is the developer of LookMee, an AI and IoT-powered healthcare solution for tracking kindergarteners’ physical and mental growth.

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C Channel

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C Channel is an online video-based digital fashion media platform.

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SmartNews

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SmartNews is a news app that helps users find quality news beyond the filter bubble.

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Renoveru

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Renoveru is a real estate startup that provides housing design, renovation, and real estate brokerage.

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Stockmark

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Stockmark is a Media and Entertainment company.

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Universal Studios Japan

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Universal Studios Japan is a Universal theme park located in Osaka.

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Studist

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Studist develops and provides a manual creation and sharing platform “Teachme Biz”.

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Amazia

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Amazia specializes in Internet engineering services for clients in Japan.

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Peraichi

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Perichi is a web service that allows anyone to create a one-page homepage quickly and easily.

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MOSH Japan

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MOSH is a web page creation services for individual business owners.

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identity Japan

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identity-tech is a comprehensive IT talent support company .

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Square Enix

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Square Enix develops, publishes, and markets interactive entertainment titles worldwide.

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foodison

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Foodison is a Contributing to the revitalization of the fishery industry.

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MIL

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MIL is an interactive video editing tool that enables users to tag people and objects in a video.

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Noin

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Noin specializes in cosmetics and delivers content that accurately captures trends like videos that solve girls worries.

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Fun

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Fun is a sightseeing entertainment company that makes the world even more of a fun place.

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Brains Technology Japan

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Brains Technology is a Software company.

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Balus

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Balus provides motion capture, unity systems, and AR live permanent venues.

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Nikkei

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Nikkei is a media group that publishes the financial newspaper Nikkei, as well as an English-language news platform.

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Linkers

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Linkers is a management of manufacturing matching service

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unilabo

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Unilab is a Media and Entertainment company

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Meetscare

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Meetscare provides correct information and supports the self-awareness of all people involved in care.

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SPORTS BULL

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SPORTS BULL is an Internet sports media management company.

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Fez Japan

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Fez is a new business development department for various people in the retail industry.

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FIREBUG

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Firebug is an entertainment startup.

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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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Gracia Japan

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Gracia is an EC business and media business.

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MRSO

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MRSO is a development and operation of a medical checkup / medical examination reservation portal site.

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Findy Japan

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Findy is a Japanese company once surprised the world by sending out products such as cars and home appliances one after another

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M&A Cloud

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M & A is a Match Platform for Small and Medium Venture Companies

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Favy

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Favy.jp is WEB service for all of the shops make it easy to home page.

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alu Japan

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alu is providing service to enjoy more manga.

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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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BOARDWALK Inc.

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Beyond Entertainment Create Innovation

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Cocktail Make

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Cocktail Make is a development and operation of video generation tool “RICHKA”

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Dream Link Entertainment

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Dream Link Entertainment is a multimedia solution provider for social networking, web, television, ads, games, and other media.

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LOCALWORKS

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LOCALWORKS Create a world where SMEs can grow easily by creating trust through visualization of reliability and changing the mechanism.

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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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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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NEW STANDARD

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New standard is a company that recreates value with new standards, creates creativity and communication using our unique methodologies.

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wakuwaku

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wakuwaku is a Media and Entertainment company.

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UNIFINITY

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Unifinity is a platform service that enables easy introduction of mobile apps suitable for business

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NEO MARKETING

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NEO MARKETING is a Marketing Support Business

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SYRUP Japan

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

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Shokunin-san.com

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Shokunin-san.com is developing regional information services mainly for the construction industry.

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TOLOT

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TOLOT is a developer of a mobile application designed to help in printing photo books.

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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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Intelligent Surfaces

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Intelligent Surface is a start-up that develops, manufactures, and sells functional materials and related technologies.

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GENEROSITY Japan

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GENEROSITY inc. Is an experience agency that creates, connects and expands the experiences of brands, consumers and consumers

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Repohappy

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Repohappy is a food and beverage media that receives invitations from popular stores.

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Tokyo6 Entertainment

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Tokyo6 Entertainment plans and produces voice synthesis software.

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So-Net Media

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Their mission is to provide the solutions to the clients with essential value by sharpen the analytical skills and technical strength.

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WhatzMoney

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WhatzMoney is to realize the best choice of money for everyone from his previous work experience in banking.

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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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VUILD

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VUILD is an architectural tech startup that performs design and construction using digital fabrication technology.

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requpo

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Real Fine is An comprehensive IT service company in Ebisu.

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Market Drive

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Market Drive is a sotware company.

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OLIVA

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OLIVA is a platform that connects such a Lenin device with a user.

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Leeways

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Leeways is an artificial intelligence start up.

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Fanplus

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Fanplus engages in the planning, development and operation of fan sites and fan clubs.

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SOEJU

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SOEJU personal is a service that allows professional stylists.

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LAMP Japan

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Lamp is a Content marketing business

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TRINUS Japan

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TRINUS is a Daiwa Securities, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Accenture, and Linkers Corporation’s CSO & CFO.

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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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Regist ART

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Regist ART is a company that provides art ownership and transfer registration services using blockchains.

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Wellplayed

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Wellplayed offers video production, casting management, administration program distribution, and e-sports consultation services.

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Breaker

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Breaker is Japan’s global digital studio

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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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TRUNK Japan

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TRUNK is a provider of Information service industry,advertising agency business and design business.

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Robot Home

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TATERU is a company that creates new solutions in the real estate industry by utilizing technologies such as IoT.

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Syukatsu Labo

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Syukatsu Labo is a leading company that solves various problems in an aging society.

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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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Elvez

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Elves Ups is a collaborative AI dialogue system development tool.

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Mealthy Japan

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Mealthy is a company provides a personal support app.

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YUIMEX

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

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LATEGRA

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LATEGRA is a production technology company.

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Pictoria

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Pictoria is a entertainment platform.

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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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MimiTV

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MimiTV is a beauty-oriented video media that provides information on makeup, hair arrangements, cosmetics, etc.

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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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Kamakura Shinsho

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Kamakura Shinsho contributes to the creation of a prosperous society by helping to create scenes where people feel connected to each other.

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Onedot Japan

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Onedot offers Babily, a video service useful for 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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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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REXIT

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REXIT is a Wedding platform the mission is to restructure the bridal industry and create a world full of weddings.

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Les Trois Graces

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Les Trois Graces operates its business centered on three divisions: the apparel business, the food business, and the entertainment business

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Izanagi Games

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Izanagi Games is an entertainment company that focuses on producing and publishing interactive games.

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Bioworks Japan

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Bioworks is a Production Support company

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MATCHA Japan

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MATCHA is a great pace due to the homogenization, depopulation and shortage of human resources in commerce.

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WAKUWAKU JAPAN

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WAKUWAKU JAPAN is an entertainment channel which brings you the best selection of popular Japanese programs in the local language.

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Mewcket

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Mewcket creating a new platform for AI scientists, globally. Many tons of AI scientists register our service and they can get new career.

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Crassone

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Crassone is an housing assistance service.

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CotoLab.

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CotoLab is an Internet company.

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YRGLM

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YRGLM is a Provision of marketing robots and Ad Evis, a marketing effectiveness measurement platform.

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SPORTS CROWN

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SPORTS CROWN engages in the development and operation of fantasy sports.

Written by Mark Fitz

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