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48 Top Japanese Lifestyle Companies and Startups of 2021

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Milleporte

Milleporte

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Milleporte is a fashion and lifestyle focused EC site based in Japan.

AirCloset

AirCloset

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AirCloset is an online fashion rental service for women.

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sitateru

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sitateru is a tailor-controlled system of clothing production that works with clothing companies in order to facilitate clothing needs.

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Recruit

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Recruit is a Japan-based company providing human resource solutions, lifestyle products and services, and a housing information magazine.

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Locondo.jp

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Locondo.jp is a Japanese e-commerce site offering a wide variety of apparel and shoes.

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Mitsubishi Corporation

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Mitsubishi Corporation is Japan’s largest trading company and a member of the Mitsubishi keiretsu.

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WHITEPLUS

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WHITEPLUS is a laundry delivery service based in Tokyo, Japan.

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Glad Cube, Inc.

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To create awesome user experience for the all people.

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Ancar Inc.

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Ancar is a company offering personal buying and selling services in Japan.

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Jenio Japan

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Jenio is a creative & Low Price Japanese Fashion Global Webstore.

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Medical Photonics

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Medical Photonics is a certified venture company from Hokkaido University.

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Personize

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

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GUDi Japan

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GUDi is creating a healthy global environment and a rich and comfortable lifestyle for people.

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CarryOnMall

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CarryOnMall is a kids fashion community that collects already-worn children’s clothes.

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8 Securities Japan

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8Securities is a new whirlwind in the world of asset management

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ONE NOVA

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OneNova is a lifestyle brand that spins the connection between things and people.

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Simclear

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Simclear is the Fukuoka-based traveled bag provider.

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Culture Convenience Club (CCC)

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Culture Convenience Club (CCC) is a holding company out of Japan whose main business is the Tsutaya chain of book and media retailers.

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RASCAL’s

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RASCAL’s is managing an online sport matching service for retired athlete and want to learn from them. 株式会社RASCAL’s Kyoto, Japan.

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Jins

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Jins is an eyewear brand that specializes in innovative glasses.

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Kodansha

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Kodansha is the publisher in Japan and produces the manga magazines Nakayoshi, Afternoon, Evening, and Weekly Shonen Magazine.

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Golf Digest Online

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Golf digest online is an online golf store that sells golf gear, apparel, and accessories.

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Nitori

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Japan’s largest home accessories retail company

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cotree

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Cotree is an online platform.

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Adapt Retailing Co.,Ltd

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Womens Fashion Retailer

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OASYS Lifestyle Group

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OASYS Lifestyle Group provides new value with the theme of being involved in clothing, food, and housing.

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mymizu

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mymizu provides creative educational experiences, consultancy services and lifestyle products.

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IBJ Japan

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IBJ supports marriage according to customer’s lifestyle.

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Flow Fushi Co., Ltd.

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Flow Fushi Co., Ltd is a cosmetic manufacturing & selling platform.

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Mizuno

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Mizuno Corporation is a sports apparel company.

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Tsunagu Japan

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Tsunagu Japan provide promotion and questionnaire surveys for tourists visiting Japan.

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The Orangepage

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The Orangepage is an online platform that provides easy-to-make recipes and lifestyle information.

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SANU

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SANU is a subscription service that offers a home in nature.

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BBF Japan

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BBF is a Planning, construction, operation and sales promotion support for mail order of fashion lifestyle related products

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Oak Lawn Marketing, Inc

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OAK LAWN MARKETING, an NTT DOCOMO group company, is an omnichannel lifestyle retailer.

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Mode Media Japan

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Mode Media Japan operates three lifestyle channels for women, men, and children.

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Leatherball, Inc.

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Leatherball, Inc. run luxury watch market place Timepeaks.

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Paintory

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Paintory is the platform has all the necessary things for anyone to start own apparel brand.

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Freemans Sporting Club

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F.s.c. was established to pay tribute to the vanishing art of american handmade goods.

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Galerie De Pop

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Galerie De Pop specializes in the production and import-export of accessories and general merchandise products.

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CrowLab

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CrowLab is a crow countermeasure

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Tastemade Japan

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Tastemade Japan engages in lifestyle content production such as food and travel videos and media business.

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Factelier

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Factelier is a Japan-based online store that provides a wide range of gifts, clothes, and accessories for men, women, and kids.

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TENGA

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TENGA KOREA is an online and offline store for sexual wellness products.

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Tokyo Creative

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Tokyo Creative is a marketing, entertainment, and lifestyle company.

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Innovage

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Innovate Aging Society is a company that solves problems in an aging society

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Barcodebody

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Barcodebody is a biotech company, which is specialized in Licensing of human-type small antibody barcode body creation.

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Biostir

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Biostir is a biotechnology company that offers allergen, powder related equipment, cosmetics, and atopic dermatitis inducer.

Written by Mark Fitz

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