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33 Top Japanese EdTech Companies and Startups of 2021

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

atama plus

atama plus

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atama plus is an Edtech startup company that utilizes artificial intelligence for middle and high school students.

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PlaceHolder is a development and management of digital theme parks.

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RareJob

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Rarejob is an online platform that offers English learning services for individual and corporate needs.

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Cooori

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We are an ed-tech artificial intelligence-driven platform focusing on language learning products.

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Fujitsu

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Fujitsu provides information technology and communications solutions.

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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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mama square

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mama square is a operation and development of working space with childcare.

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Aoi.co

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Tokyo-based Aoi.Co., the startup that operates a live-streamed onine lecuture service for junior high students

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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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LanCul

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LanCul is an education based start up.

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SHIKIGAKU

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SHIKIGAKU is an organization management theory based on a unique theory focusing on the behavior of thinking.

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OpenGenus

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Bringing Internet offline and Making Computing more accessible

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ShareWis

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ShareWis Inc. is a Japanese startup company providing EdTech services.

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FLENS

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FLENS is engage in tablet-based eLearning services and platform business.

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Tyotto

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Tyotto provides total support for high school students learning from all aspects, including tutoring.

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MiRaY School

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MiRaY School is an Education based company.

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FACT Japan

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FACT is an Education based platform.

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skuroo

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skuroo is a a site for children’s learning / activity search / application.

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BlogNinja

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BlogNinja is an educational program on how to build a successful blog

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Obunsha

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Obunsha is mainly based on education and information

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Sensei Place

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Sensei Place is a new option for students who are serious about taking university entrance exams.

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Gakken Holdings Japan

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Gakken Holdings is a publishing company that also produces educational toys.

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JV Japan

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JV is a company based on the telecommunications business, human resource consulting business, ICT business.

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Digital Knowledge

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Digital Knowledge is the first e-learning solution vendor.

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MJE

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MJE is a Corporate Company.

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Conocer Inc.

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Conocer Inc. provides online mobile learning with offline learning space.

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GLOBAL EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS

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Global Educational Partners is an Educational platform.

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Business Breakthrough

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Business Breakthrough is a remote communication education program that trains adults’ ability to think.

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Learning Lab

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Learning Lab provides Planning, development, and operation of online learning and education platforms.

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JIEM

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JIEM carries out research and development concerning accurate educational measurement technology (testing) in the field of education.

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Nextshift

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Nextshift is a Money lending business

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Branch Japan

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Branch is a service for children with developmental disabilities, such as Asperger’s Syndrome and ADHD.

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GK Aniguage

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Aniguage is a limited liability company that focusing on Russian online lessons, web production, promotion, and event management.

Written by Mark Fitz

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