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12 Top Japanese Journalism Companies and Startups of 2021

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

SmartNews

SmartNews

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

Virtual Cast

Virtual Cast

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

Virtual Cast

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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Gloture

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Gloture is a start-up that supports both global market advancement of gadget products into the Japanese market .

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The Asahi Shimbun Company

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The Asahi Shimbun Company is a publishing company that offers daily Japanese-language newspaper.

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Helte

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Light up the world

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AIM Japan

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Ai is unified data environment using dictionary data

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Theoria

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Theoria is a marketing team that brings together practical knowledge.

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Meily

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Meily is Creating a base for the minds of people who struggle with appearance.

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SlowNews

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SlowNews is a Support and development of journalists and journalism media

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AWA Japan

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AWA is a Music Distribution platform

Virtual Cast

SFIDANTE

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SFIDANTE is a software company.

Written by Mark Fitz

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