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39 Top Japanese Digital Entertainment Companies and Startups of 2021

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

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Natee offers promotion services for TikTok Users.

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Phyzios

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Phyzios is a startup software company.

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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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ONE of THEM

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ONE of THEM is an online platform that offers content, planning services, development, production, and management.

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and factory

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And factory is a smartphone business company that works on different service applications centered on the smartphone business.

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555 Comic

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555 Comic brings characters and their stories to life on Twitter and Instagram

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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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Izanagi Games

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

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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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FOWD

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FOWD is a comprehensive entertainment company in Japan.

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Xrosriver inc.

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Xrosriver is Story analyze company

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OLM Ventures

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OLM Ventures is an animated movies production company.

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Snapeee

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Sequoia Capital is a venture capital firm that does seed, early stage venture, later stage venture, and private equity investments.

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Sega Sammy Group

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SEGA SAMMY Group is involved in a wide range of businesses such as entertainment content, amusement machines, and resorts.

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STORYS.JP

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STORYS.JP is a storytelling platform that turns real life stories into books, television shows, and short stories.

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Square Enix Group

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Square Enix Group publishes, distributes, and licenses entertainment content around the world.

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LEVEL-5

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LEVEL-5 is a multimedia entertainment company that develops and publishes video games.

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DWANGO Japan

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Dwango is a comprehensive entertainment company on the Internet that develops a variety of digital contents and services.

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Sansui Electric Co.Ltd.

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Sansui Electric Co.Ltd. is a manufacturer of consumer electronics such as home audio/video products.

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Wright Flyer Live Entertainment

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Wright Flyer Live Entertainment is a live entertainment specializing in virtual YouTuber.

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Nikkei Digital Media

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Nikkei Digital Media operates internet databases for macroeconomic and corporate information.

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Straight Edge Japan

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Straight Edge is an entertainment company that walks with creators and content and delivers

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BANDAI NAMCO Studios

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BANDAI NAMCO Studios is an entertainment content studio that specializes in video games.

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Bazaar Entertainment

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Bazaar Entertainment offers fun content from masterpieces to local games from around the world.

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MTO

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MTO is an entertainment software development and sales company.

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Kumarba

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Kumarba is engaged in character production and content development business.

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e-talent bank

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e-talent bank delivers news about entertainment and beauty that will color and enjoy a little time in your life.

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Kizuki

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Kizuki is an online PC game information platform.

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BLUE CO.,LTD

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BLUE CO.,LTD provides business guide tools including outdoor/transportation/move advertisement, exhibition events, sales promotion, ect.

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AKS

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AKS is a talent agency that involves in entertainment-related activities such as music, film, and merchandise production.

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GYAO

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GYAO is an Entertainment based Company

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RADIUS5 Inc.

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RADIUS5 Inc. is a company that develops AI SaaS services related to image and video processing.

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XING

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XING is an online karaoke system developer company.

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AOI Global

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AOI Global is an international production services provider.

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PLAY Japan

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Play is a digital Entertainment platform.

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BYE BYE WORLD

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Bye By World is an entertainer that develops and develops robots and toys.

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Vizo

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vizo is a video revolution company that offers video solutions and services, as well as AI solutions focused on video data.

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