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101 Top Japanese Video Companies and Startups of 2021

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Sony

Sony

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Sony develops and manufactures audio, video, communications, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets.

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

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Playco

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Playco is a developer of instant-play games across a variety of platforms.

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OVICE

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OVICE is a virtual space based on voice chat.

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Ichikara

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Ichikara is a company change entertainment with technology.

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Chatwork

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Chatwork is a group chat app for global teams, that includes secure messaging, video chat, task management and file sharing functionality.

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DELY

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DELY provides cooking video services that introduces a variety of tasty food recipes.

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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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SHOWROOM

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SHOWROOM is live streaming services.

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PlayBrain

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Esports and Game marketing from Japan

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Thirdverse

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Thirdverse develops multiplayer virtual reality games.

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Asilla

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Asilla develops and provides AI specialized in image and video analysis.

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Every

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A Japanese online recipe video media startup.

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Doublejump.tokyo

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Doublejump.tokyo is a privately held company that offers games for mobile phones, personal computer, and online.

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Open8

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Open8 is a content technology company that provides of SaaS, API, and MLaaS solutions.

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SNK

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SNK Corporation is a Japanese video game hardware and software company that distributes and operates smartphone game applications.

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EmbodyMe

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EmbodyMe is developing patented AI technology that will revolutionize the way you video chat, live stream, and create videos.

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TradFit

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TradFit is a service that uses voice, AI, IoT technology, etc.

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Prodrone

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Prodrone is an industrial and commercial drone system manufacturer and retailer.

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PARONYM

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PARONYM is a startup developer of TIG, a next-generation interactive video technology.

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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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iMed Technologies

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iMed Technologies develops surgery support AI using video analysis to realize safe surgery for cerebral infarction.

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Bank of Innovation Inc

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Bank of Innovation Inc. develops and operates multilingual video search engine.

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Nagisa

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Nagisa provides several smartphone apps like slide movie and livre.

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Holotch

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Holotch specializes in VR, AR, MR, volumetric video and spatial computing.

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FIREBUG

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Firebug is an entertainment startup.

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manebi Japan

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manebi is an Career development support platform business to support human transformation.

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Channel

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Channel Corp. provide a chat platform Channel Talk to create a customer-centric culture.

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CYLOOK

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CYLOOK specializes in the management of professional e-sports teams.

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3 Minute

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3Minute is Japan’s first Girl specialized Youtuber production.

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Moi Corporation

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MOI is a Connecting the World in Realtime.

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Virtual Cast

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

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QUADRAC

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QUADRAC is a develop, manufacture, and sell telecommunication devices as well as payment servers for public transportation systems.

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Utagoe

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Utagoe is a web company specializing in video and communication technologies. It is headquartered in Tokyo with a branch office in San

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Viibar

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We delve into the realm of Video Tech and use technology and new mechanisms to help companies and individuals use video.

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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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Cocktail Make

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

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UNIVRS

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UNIVRS is a popular market and entertainment platform.

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NobodySurf

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NobodySurf is a surf video app and website where you can find world’s best free-surfing videos.

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Hitokuse

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Hitokuse provide branding ads such as native ads, video ads and rich media ads.

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ROBOT PAYMENT

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Robot Payment is a financial cloud business Payment business.

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KLab

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KLab is a planning, developing, and operating online mobile games.

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DINETTE

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DINETTE is a cosmetics manufacturing company

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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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LEAN BODY

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Lean Body is an online platform for fitness videos.

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2501

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2501 is a multi-viewpoint video generation service company that provides new visual experiences in sports, music, and fighting.

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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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ZIG

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

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Odd Concepts

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Odd Concept is a specializing search engine for video content

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ScientistPage Inc.

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ScientistPage is a video hosting platform for research papers, conferences, and thesis.

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Breaker

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Breaker is Japan’s global digital studio

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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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CRI Middleware Co., Ltd.

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CRI Middleware develops and offers game audio and video solutions for artists and engineers.

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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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LATEGRA

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LATEGRA is a production technology company.

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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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Access Bright Japan

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Access Bright Japan publishes and operates smartphone games in China.

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TwitCasting

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TwitCasting is a platform for broadcast live camera to Twitter friends.

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Onedot Japan

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Onedot offers Babily, a video service useful for childcare.

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SHOWROOM Japan

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Showroom is a streaming Platform is to Creating a World Where Efforts Reward Fairness.

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JOCDN

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JOCDN is a Provision of domestic video distribution platform.

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Ovomind

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OVOMIND proposes a new way to share and interact with video games by adding a new dimension: Emotions.

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Mugenup

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Mugenup is a Japanese provider of digital entertainment production services for the game and media industries.

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Enageed

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Enageed is an education platform designed for educational institutions and business.

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Corporation building block

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The production company of WEB and apps.

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GoToPitch

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GoToPitch is a video pitching platform that helps entrepreneurs to present, record, share pitch video, and connect to the investors faster.

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LOCUS Japan

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Locus is a Video marketing consulting Video planning and production Advertising agency Media management.

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PCPhase

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PC Phase developing video marketing business with the aim of realization of valuable solutions and services.

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Lute

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Lute is an Instagram Stories media that produce and deliver video content specialized for mobile to deliver edgy content.

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CookpadTV

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CookpadTV is engages in Cooking video business.

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Adoir

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Development management of information sharing service “Vook note” for video production.

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Personize

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Personize is a live Video Shopping for Hair and Beauty Products.

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App-CM

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Japanese startup developing in-line video ads platform for smartphones

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MONOKROM

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MONOKROM is a media and entertainment company.

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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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Google Japan

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Google Japan, a subsidiary of Google Inc, is involved in the country’s mobile, web and fixed internet market.

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Netelly

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Netelly offers video distribution and video production services.

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Digital Cruise

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Digital Cruise Provides cloud services for video distribution and digital signage.

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Konami

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Konami develops, markets, and distributes video game software products for stationary and portable consoles, and personal computers.

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CharacterBank

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CharacterBank offers game development and production services using VR technology.

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90 Seconds Japan

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90 Seconds, a video production crowdsourcing, specialize in all kinds of films, from comics, animation, computer graphics, and infographics.

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TOPICA Japan

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Topica operate video media and conduct video marketing business.

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The Pokemon Company

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Pokémon Company (株式会社ポケモン) is responsible for the licensing and marketing of the Pokémon franchise and other ancillary businesses.

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Anime Consortium Japan

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Anime Consortium Japan specializes in the video streaming, e-commerce and licensing.

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ORIFLAMME

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ORriflamme is a Japanese company that develops video games.

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Pocket Supernova

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Pocket Supernova develops video-messaging and other mobile applications.

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Snowlion

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Snowlion provides professional and hard-to-communicate videos that convey content in an easy-to-understand manner.

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EMET Creation

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Vimet is a video app that allows you to instantly watch your favorite topic videos.

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emmmR

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emmmR develops and sells software and hardware to actualize MR. The company develops live video software.

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Fesbase

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Fesbase is an internet company that offers a web-based and mobile-based platform that serves as a travel and tourist platform.

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Bandai Co., Ltd

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Bandai Company, Limited is a Japanese toy making and video game company

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Curazy

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Curazy has been focused on curating funny news topics from around the world

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White Owls

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White Owls is a video game developer.

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TAITO

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Taito specializes in developing video games, software, and hardware.

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CRO

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CRO provides web production, video production, web media management, and marketing services.

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Benesse

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Benesse is a Japanese corporation focused on education and intelligent e-learning.

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Konami Digital Entertainment

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Konami Digital Entertainment develops, manufactures, and publishes electronic entertainment products.

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Ateam

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Ateam is a game developer company that is engaged in planning, development, and operation of games and tools for smartphones.

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FromSoftware

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FromSoftware is a video game development company that develops games for PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, windows, and Wii platforms.

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VRIZE

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Vrize is a develop end-to-end virtual reality enterprise solutions.

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PONOS

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PONOS is a mobile app developer company and developed apps like Ballistik War

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