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56 Top Japanese Hospitality Companies and Startups of 2021

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Retty

Retty

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Retty is a social gourmet site where users can write reviews about restaurants and diners.

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TableCheck is a world-class reservation platform that centralizes reservations from third-party reservation sites.

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Base Food

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Base Food’s mission is to reinvent the ingredients in staple foods so that a healthy lifestyle can be accesible to all.

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KabuK Style

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KabuK Style provides services that combines co -working spaces, accommodation facilities and cafes.

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VELTRA

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VELTRA, an interactive tour reservation site for hands-on tours around the world.

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Pocket Concierge

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Pocket Concierge is an online reservation and payment service for selected restaurants.

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Saint Marc

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Saint Marc manages restaurants and cafe businesses through its subsidiaries and associated companies.

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Fun

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Fun is a sightseeing entertainment company that makes the world even more of a fun place.

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SQUEEZE

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SQUEEZE is committed to lead Hospitality Tech industry in Japan.

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Evolable Asia Japan

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Evolable Asia is an IT development business

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NURVE

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NURVE is a technology that artificially creates reality by combining computer graphics and sound effects.

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Cansell

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Cansell is a web service that allows you to easily sell and buy accommodation reservations.

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minacolor

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minacolor is a medical IT venture company aiming for innovation of health care lifestyle.

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Bank

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Internet business planning, development and management

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Wayfarer Hospitality

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Accommodations operations

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matsuri technologies

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matsuri technologies is a service that provides support to maximize the earnings of the user’s property.

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StayList

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StayList is a private search service.

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MATCHA Japan

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MATCHA is a great pace due to the homogenization, depopulation and shortage of human resources in commerce.

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OCEAN SPIRAL

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OCEAN SPIRAL is a Marine Service based company.

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TOMARUBA

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TOMARUBA is an Information provision services using the Internet and real estate management.

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EXest

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EXest is a Travel Promoting Start up.

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X Japan

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X Inc. is a group of travel enthusiasts who are developing mobile SNS apps for travel enthusiasts.

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JPmobile

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JP Mobile is aservice connecting overseas and Japan as an MVNO specializing in dealing with foreigners.

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Shigoto-Ryokou

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Shigoto-Ryokou is “Job Travel Agency” a service that allows you to experience your longing for a sense of traveling.

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TourBase

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TourBase is a Tourism logistics platform.

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Forte Japan

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Forte is a Communication company.

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FREEPLUS

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FREEPLUS is a web media where local tourism information is disseminated to the world by local governments

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Akan Adventure Tourism

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Akan Adventure Tourism creates, promotes, and markets activities for tourists in the adventure-tourism segment.

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SAGOJO

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SAGOJO is a planning and operation of the amazing traveler recruiting site “SAGOJO”.

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Youtfit

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Youtfit is the development and management of travel media for those who love quality travel.

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Lotte

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Lotte Co., Ltd. is a manufacturer which produces and sells sweets, ice creams, and other products.

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Super Appli

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Super Appli is a sales and maintenance of mobile phone and mobile device related applications

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CRISP SALAD WORKS

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CRISP SALAD WORKS is Tokyo-based fast casual restaurant chain.

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Stayway

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Stayway is operating the world’s largest hotel and vacation facility search and comparison site.

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Striders

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Striders specialize in IT, real estate lease management, food, and hotel businesses.

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Ikyu Corp.

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Ikyu Corporation is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the provision of reservation services for hotels and restaurants.

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JAPANiCAN

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JAPANiCAN.com is Japan’s largest travel booking website, specializing in travel around Japan.

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Garden

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Garden is a barista resident type in-house cafe introduction support service provider.

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ON THE TRIP

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ON THE TRIP is a mobile media that disseminates all topics.

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Sushiro Global Holdings

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Sushiro Global Holdings operates as a sushi restaurant management.

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FORCIA

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Forcia is a extracted from the enormous amount of data and displayed in an optimal format.

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Mirai Share

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Mirai Share is an AI supports the efficiency of mobile transportation in various services .

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ENGAWA

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ENGAWA specializes in the fields of media and production services.

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Star Flyer Inc

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Star Flyer Inc. operates as an airline carrier in the aviation industry.

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Kachiri

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Empower restaurants to focus on personal customer service through offering self-order kiosk, mobile orders, payments, and CRM programs.

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Imperial Hotel

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Imperial Hotel provides hospitality services.

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Dot Homes

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Dot Homes is a provider of accommodation facility services.

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APPLE WORLD Japan

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Apple Worldis a reservation site for overseas and domestic hotels.

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MEDICTION

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MEDICTION is a doctor with a double license translates medical information accurately.

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SEN

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SEN plan, develop and operate the urban inn hotel zen with the concept of “a tea room where you can stay”, Japanese minimalism.​

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SEEDATA

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SEEDATA is an online salon has been established for innovators

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TABI LABO

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TABI LABO is a media company

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impl

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Imple has a strong track record in developing apps since its foundation.

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Toridoll

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Toridoll operates and manages of restaurant businesses.

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Pearl Marketing Solutions

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PMS will take over the operation from hotel and inn operators, incorporating expertise and know-how to draw clients and raise profits.

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Skyscanner Japan

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Skyscanner Japan is a Provision of online travel information and travel information search service

Written by Mark Fitz

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