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74 Top Japanese Consumer Electronics Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Consumer Electronics companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Consumer Electronics 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 Consumer Electronics 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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Olympus manufactures and sells precision machineries and instruments worldwide.

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Nature

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Nature offers a product that enables its users to save money by controlling the use of their air conditioners.

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Olive Union

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Olive Union is a smart-hearing aid that prevents further hearing loss through digital therapeutics for tinnitus and overall hearing health.

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Pioneer Corporation

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A leading global manufacturer of electronic products for the consumer and professional markets.

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Triple W Japan

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Triple W Japan makes the world’s first toilet timing predicting device.

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Xenoma

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Xenoma is a spin-off from Someya Group Organic Transistor Lab in the University of Tokyo and JST/ERATO Project.

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GROOVE X

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GROOVE X is designing and developing a next-generation household robot that truly touches people’s hearts and inspires real affection.

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blueqat

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Quantum Computing and Machine Learning

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Trigence

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Trigence offers application virtualization solutions and develops Dnote, a digitally driven speaker system.

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Miraikikai

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IMiraikikai’s robot products, designed based on field research to provide the high quality and the best cost- effective solution.

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Exvision

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Developing “Hi-Speed Vision” algorithm and products, which leverage images taken at higher frame rate than standard video rate (>100fps)

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PSYGIG

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PSYGIG helps engineers make safer Mobility IoT by accelerating the development of autonomous devices.

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Konica Minolta

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Konica Minolta is an Innovative Company and continues to create inspiring products and services in the field of imaging.

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Panasonic

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Panasonic Corporation is one of the largest electronic product manufacturers in the world, comprised of over 634 companies.

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Casio

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Casio is a multinational consumer electronics company, offers calculators, mobile phones, cameras, musical instruments, watches, and more.

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EL-Seed

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EL-Seed Corp. is a spin-off company from the Meijo University of Nagoya with the mission to commercialize the Kamiyama LED.

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Hatena

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An internet services, the most popular social bookmarking and blogging service in Japan. also, IT-infra Monitoring ‘Mackerel’ SaaS provider.

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Shimano

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International manufacturer and distributor of cycling and fishing equipment and accessories.

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Canon Inc

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Canon inc is an optical products company specializing in the manufacture of imaging and optical products including cameras, camcorders, etc.

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Ricoh

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Ricoh provides innovative products and services, and it is expanding its business in three customer segments: office, printing, and others.

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ROHM Semiconductor

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ROHM is the industry leader in system LSI, discrete components and module products, utilizing the latest in semiconductor technology.

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Xperia

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Xperia Android smartphones from Sony.

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FutuRocket

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IoT hardware micro startup selected for Infinity Ventures Summit 2017 Fall Launchpad

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Fuji Electric

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Fuji Electric is a company in energy and the environment that started manufacturing electrical machinery.

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JVCKenwood

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JVCKenwood is a global manufacturer specializing in electronics and entertainment products.

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Hitachi Kokusai Electric

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Hitachi Kokusai Electric helps and supplies built a safe and rewarding social infrastructure in seven categories of products.

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Sun Corporation

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Sun Corporation provide communication modules such as mobile routers and devices that transfer & back up mobile phone data.

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NISSHO ELECTRONICS

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NISSHO ELECTRONICS provides countermeasures to global environmental issues by proposing Green by IT and Green of IT solutions and services.

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Yamada Denki

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Yamada Denki engages in the reuse and recycling of used home appliances in Japan.

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Japan Radio Company

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Japan Radio Co., Ltd is a Japanese company specialising in the field of wireless electronics for the communications industry.

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Skylink

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The sale of the current DJI product, technical and repair support, safety training, has developed a variety of drone businesses.

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Tonchidot

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Tonchidot offers client-side software and an augmented reality, mobile location-based service for camera-equipped mobile devices.

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BroadBand Tower

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BroadBand Tower supports IoT (internet of things) through its advanced technological capabilities.

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Xacti

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Xacti designs and manufactures various digital imaging products including digital cameras.

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CALM.

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CALM. is a wearable sensor for sports which takes ECG and motion data to give you insight on training safely, focus, and sleep.

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Asurion

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Asurion is a technology company that develops businesses and digital products.

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SEL

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SEL offers designing and manufacturing of electronic devices, system design, image processing, and various data processing services.

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Spiral

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Spiral is a game changer in providing autonomous drone solutions for indoor environments, most notably during non-GPS situations.

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Vanguard Industries

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Vanguard Industries Inc. is an innovation firm based in Tokyo, Japan.

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Celartem Technology

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Global solutions for managing assets, imagery and energy.

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Ryoyo Electro Corporation

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Ryoyo Electro is a distributor primarily focusing on Mitsubishi Electric’s semiconductor.

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Johnson Controls–Hitachi Air Conditioning India

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Johnson Controls–Hitachi Air Conditioning India is an air conditioning manufacturing company.

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CASIO COMPUTER

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Casio Computer offers products such as clocks, electronic dictionaries, calculators, and electronic stationery.

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Rainbow Partners

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Rainbow Partners pioneers licensing entertainment metadata, media recognition and recommendation solutions.

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Asahi Kasei Microdevices

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Asahi Kasei Microdevices manufactures electromagnetic sensors, electronic connectors, and other electronic components.

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FPS

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FPS is a manufacturing and sales of thin and compact flat speakers.

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Qoobo

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Qoobo is a robotic pillow in the form of a headless cat that provides a sense of comfort to users.

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Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc.

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Hitachi-LG Data Storage was established in 2000 by Hitachi, Ltd. and LG Electronics Inc.

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16Lab Inc.

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16Lab Inc. engages in the design, development and marketing of wearable computing devices.

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Ask Corporation

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Ask Corporation is a distributor of products range from IT peripherals, mobile electronics, and professional videography equipment.

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Mitsubishi Electric Micro-Computer Application Software

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Mitsubishi Electric Micro-Computer Application Software specializes in the development & design of systems, software, LSIs, and hardware.

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Canon Electronics

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Canon Electronics is a consumer electronics product manufacturing company.

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I-O Data Device

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I-O Data Device is a manufacturer and provider of digital home appliances.

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Knot

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Knot’s new watch style is to provide a separate watch and a belt that is easy to replace, so that you can match your taste & the styling.

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Hosiden

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Hosiden develops many electronic products and is doing research to develop solutions for the requirements of the future.

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All Connect

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All Connect is a web service provider dealing with smartphones, communication lines, and electricity.

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Noritake Co., Inc. Electronics Division

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Noritake Co. is an electronic manufacturing company specializing in vacuum fluorescent display and fine patterning.

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Lyudia

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Lyudia distributes and maintains Ingenico payment terminals and modifies existing software for local certifications.

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JFAX

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JFAX.COM provides smart and scalable corporate communications solutions.

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Transaction Media Networks

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Transaction Media Networks is a Consumer Electronics Company.

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Mitsumi Electric

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Mitsumi Electric manufactures and sells electrical machinery.

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Kikuchi Seisakusho

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Kikuchi provides customers with the technical assistance they need to meet their demands and realize their ideas.

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Sales On Demand Corp – distribution business

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Sales On Demand Corp – distribution business is a iRobot’s exclusive distribution partner.

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Nihon Trim

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Nihon Trim manufactures and markets water purifiers.

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DOWA Electronics Materials

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DOWA Electronics Materials have produced products that hold a top share of their respective world markets with the high added values.

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TVS REGZA Corporation

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TVS REGZA Corporation manufactures consumer electronic products

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Fujitsu Component Ltd.

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Fujitsu Component Ltd. manufactures and sells switching devices (relays, connectors, etc.) and human interface devices.

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Shinden Hightex

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Shinden Hightex focuses on the sales of electronic components like ICs and liquid crystal displays.

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NEC Casio Mobile Communications

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NEC Casio Mobile Communications specializes in manufacturing mobile phones and other consumer electronics devices.

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VIE STYLE

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VIE STYLE offers wearable music device and AI technology services.

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CuboRex

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CuboRex realizes creative mobility using its crawler technology.

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Sukyuzu Co., Ltd.

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Squse is engaged in the research and development of technology integration in the robotic sector.

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Fujisaki Electric

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Fujisaki Electric is an engineering service company that provides automation equipment and services.

Written by Mark Fitz

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