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52 Top Japanese Communities Companies and Startups of 2021

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

PlayBrain

PlayBrain

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Esports and Game marketing from Japan

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PR Table is a SaaS platform for internal public relations.

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Craft Bank

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Craft Bank is specializing in the construction industry and develops interior construction business.

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Beatrust

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Beatrust helps each employee to connect easily, accelerating collaboration and driving innovation.

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Upsider

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We enable people to trust upsiders by organizing the world’s B2B transactions.

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Sumally

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Sumally is a growing community that connects what you love with the people you love.

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RoomClip

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RoomClip is a platform for recording and sharing photos of the user’s room.

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Frich

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Frich is a start-up venture company that develops insurance services.

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Revolver

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Revolver is a social network platform that allows anyone to easily create an online community or join an existing community.

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Connehito

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Connehito is a Tokyo-based mobile Q&A app for female users centered around childcare.

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Glad Cube, Inc.

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To create awesome user experience for the all people.

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taskey Inc.

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Taskey is a smartphone novel community that will expand the creation of literary works to the world.

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KitchHike

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KitchHike is an online service that connects cooks and hikers in kitchens all over the world.

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NEW STANDARD

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New standard is a company that recreates value with new standards, creates creativity and communication using our unique methodologies.

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Asobica

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Asobica is a company that evolves boring things and old industries using technology and the power of the Internet.

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Machimachi

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Machimachi is a japanese social networking service for neighborhoods.

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creww

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Creww is an online community for entrepreneurs that allows highly motivated people to inspire each other with their innovations.

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alma

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alma is a community platform to learn design.

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DO THE SAMURAI

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DO THE SAMURAI involved in historical site tours, historical events, and goods production.

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WILLFU

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WILLFU is an Education based platform.

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Ryukyu Asteeda

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Ryukyu Asteeda is the provider of a comprehensive regional sports club management services.

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JobRainbow

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JobRainbow is a job discovery platform for LGBT.

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Cookpad Japan

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Cookpad is a tech company building a community platform for people to share recipe ideas and cooking tips.

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Join for Kaigo

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KAIGO LEADERS is a community of next generation leaders who live creatively in a super-aged society.

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Sumitomo Chemical

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Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. is a Japanese company that produces and markets various types of chemicals.

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CARAVAN Japan

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CARAVAN Japan is a platform where local residents and overseas tourists are connected to promote the revitalization of Japan as a whole.

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Univision

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Univision is Planning of brand strategy, marketing strategy, corporate communication strategy, etc

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pixiv

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Pixiv is a Japan-based online community for artists to share their creations with others.

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OKWave

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OKWAVE creates Q&A community site that aims to enhance the response to inquiries from customers for companies.

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Riken

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Riken is a Japanese research institution that provides high-quality research in a diverse range of scientific disciplines.

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Normalize

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Normalize contributes to the promotion of social welfare by improving the living environment.

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Engate

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Engate is A community that delivers fans’ support to athletes

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KOU

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KOU is an internet based company.

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Fourth Valley Concierge Corporation

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Support young talents around the world to search for global career opportunities and build a border-less society with dreams and hope.

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cotree

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Cotree is an online platform.

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Japan Swimming Federation

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Japan Swimming Federation is an organization that governs and represents the Japanese swimming world.

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SmartHacks

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The largest database for AI speakers such as Google Home, Amazon Echo, Homepod, Cortana, etc.

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ENTERMEDIA

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ENTERMEDIA is a company that creates services that connect fans with their enjoyment and joy.

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Coin Otaku

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Coin Otaku is a crypto asset media that sends Kenji Ito’s latest news on crypto assets and ICO information from a fair and neutral position.

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GIC

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GIC is a community based organisation for international exchange.

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AI-deal

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AI-deal develops various businesses related to social minority support and the healthy development of youth.

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X-HUB TOKYO

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X-HUB TOKYO is an exchange platform where entrepreneurs and innovators from Tokyo.

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Increments

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Increments provides Qiita, the largest developer community in Japan, and Kobito, note taking Mac app for developers.

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GIMIC

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Gimic is a community-based medical information site that aims to become a bridge between doctors and patients

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Edgeneer

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Edgeneer develops an influencer marketing business specializing in food.

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Osiro

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Osiro is a community management firm.

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Scaffolding and Construction Equipment Association of Japan

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Scaffolding and Construction Equipment Association of Japan engages in certification of equipment for temporary structures for construction.

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Autism Society Japan

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Autism Society Japan is an information platform for autism.

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KUNO

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KUNO is consulting company

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HYGE Interface

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HYGE Interface is a company that creates interfaces that intervene between people.

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TMRC Co., Ltd

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TMRC Co., Ltd is a company that provides pharmaceutical research to the medical community.

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CO&CO

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CO&CO is a company that creates a cross-cultural community that connects global and local.

Written by Mark Fitz

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