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80 Top Japanese Consumer Goods Companies and Startups of 2021

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

LOCONDO

LOCONDO

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Locondo is an e-commerce company that sells shoes and fashion.

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sony Interactive Entertainment

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Sony Interactive Entertainment is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.

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subsclife

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subsclife is a Furniture design platform.

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Payke

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Payke Multicomponent is an application that allows to view all the information of products in their mother tongue.

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JEPLAN

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JEPLAN aims to develop new recycling technologies and systems that meet the various needs of consumers.

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chikaku

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Chikaku is a service that automatically sends photos and videos taken with smartphones to your home TV without any hassle.

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ASIAN BRIDGE INC.

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ASIAN BRIDGE is a one-stop-shop for Japanese merchandise such as beauty care products, health foods, and clothing.

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SYRINX

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SYRINX is an e-commerce company of leather accessory, audio equipment, speaker and amplifier.

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Craful

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Craful is the place where homemade goods are made.

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Ax Robotix

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Ax Robotix specializes in the development of products to improve sleep quality.

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World Incubator International

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World Incubator International is a wide variety of products and services to a wide range of fields.

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Personize

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

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HuaYin

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HuaYin is an e-commerce website that offers cosmetics and beauty products.

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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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Max

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Max is a manufacturer of industrial and office equipment.

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All Yours

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All Yours is engaged in the development and sales of the original wear brand.

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RONGO

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RONGO LIVE is a live shopping app that allows you to meet new products and services and experience shopping as if you were in a store.

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Lion

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Lion produces and markets products such as toothpaste, toothbrush, the top share of the domestic market in the hand soap.

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Eone Japan

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Eone is created to solve problem to tell time, people who are blind have had to choose between intrusive talking or fragile tactile watches.

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Shimano

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

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Kao Corporation

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Kao Corporation is a chemical and cosmetics company, developing consumer product business that targets general consumers.

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Fuji

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Fuji specializes in the retail sales of food, clothing and daily necessities.

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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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Seiyu Group

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Seiyu is a nationwide supermarket chain that offers customers a broad assortment of fresh food, general merchandise, and apparel products.

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Nagase & Co

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Nagase & Co engages in the manufacture, sale of chemicals, plastics, electronics, materials, and cosmetics.

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Nintendo Japan

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Nintendo Japan is a manufacturer of home leisure equipment.

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ZOZO

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ZOZO engages in the E-commerce (EC) business that operates Internet shopping websites.

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Rohto Pharmaceutical

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Rohto Pharma is a multinational fast-moving consumer goods and OTC pharmaceutical corporation.

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Unicharm

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Unicharm is a provider of baby and child care, feminine care, health care, cosmetic, household, and pet care products.

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Pigeon

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Pigeon is a leading global baby care company with a wide portfolio of specialized mother care and baby care products.

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BALMUDA

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BALMUDA is a creative and technology company that manufactures and distributes household appliances.

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QRATES

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QRATES provides artists, labels and brands the tools to make tangible and deep experiences around music & vinyl.

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IDEC Corp

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IDEC Corp is a manufacturer of Automation and Control products.

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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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SUMIDA Corporation

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SUMIDA Corporation is a global company that designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes inductive components and modules.

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KOSÉ Corporation

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KOSÉ specializes mainly in the manufacturing and marketing of cosmetics.

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Arma Bianca

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Arma Bianca is a goods company that is consists of designers and engineers that creates anime goods.

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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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GC Corp

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GC Corp manufactures about 600 types of products and sells them in more than 100 countries around the world.

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Valor

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Valor engages in the processing and retail of food and other lifestyle-related goods.

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@aroma

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@aroma specializes in the development and sales of commercial diffusers.

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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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Seiren

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Seiren is a textile manufacturing company that develops and markets highly differentiated product lines that conform to customer needs.

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Maxell Corporation of America

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Maxell Corporation of America is a consumer electronics company that manufactures recording media and energy products.

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UHA Mikakuto

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UHA Mikakuto is a Delicious food is good for your body. healthier.

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PLUS Corporation

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PLUS Corporation is an office furniture, office interior goods, and office stationery company.

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Mitsubishi Rayon

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Mitsubishi Rayon is a Japanese textile company that manufactures chemicals, plastics, and fibers.

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Jason

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Jason Co Ltd (Jp) sells food, liquor, apparel, home electric appliances, and household utensils, clothing, rice, grocery & related products.

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Nitori

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Japan’s largest home accessories retail company

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Magical

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Magical produces a range of health and beauty products, from skincare goods and cosmetics to smoking cessation kits.

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Shirayuki Fukin

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Shirayuki Fukin manufactures kitchen cloth, handkerchief, tenugui, bath towel, homewear and other acessories.

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Takashimaya

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Takashimaya engages in the retail business of consumer goods.

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Kojima Co Ltd.

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Kojima Co Ltd. is a Japan-based company engaged in the sale of household electric appliances.

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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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Seigakusha

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Seigakusha co is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the education-related business.

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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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Marui

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Marui specializes in the business of retail and e-commerce offering consumer goods and more.

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Monteroza

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Monteroza operates entertainment facilities such as night clubs, restaurants, cafe shops, and nail salons.

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JION

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JION is a real lifestyle media that aims at Iionna by integrating not only the appearance but also the inside and life.

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Milbon

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Milbon is a haircare company that supports women’s beautiful way of life through manufacturing and selling hair products.

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HAPPY PRICE

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HAPPY PRICE is purchasing & selling watches, precious metal products, and developing inventory management computer applications.

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Only One Co., Ltd.

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Only One Co., Ltd. is a general food wholesale trading company.

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Nakashimato

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Nakashimato is a food company.

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FURYU

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FURYU is a smart phone game production company.

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FXC Co., Ltd.

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FXC Co., Ltd. manufacture,sells & resells network equipment & optical wavelength division multiplexing & remote maintenance service system

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Kracie

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Kracie Holdings manufactures and distributes diversified products.

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Mandom Corporation

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Mandom Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer and distributor of hair care, skin care, perfumes, and deodorants.

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Iiyonet

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Iiyonet is a key distributor of Garmin’s consumer products in Japan.

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Shiseido’s Personal Care Business

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Shiseido’s Personal Care Business is a unit of Shiseido that sells affordable skin-care products.

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Sanrio Japan

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Sanrio Japan designs, licenses and produces products focusing on the segment of Japanese popular culture.

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Seiwa Pro

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Seiwa Pro Co., Ltd. is a daily miscellaneous goods business.

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Siroca

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Siroca is a wholesaler of kitchen and household appliances.

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MODERN DECO

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Modern deco is an Introducing a wide range of information such as new product arrival information.

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Re-Vision

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Re-Vision is an online marketplace for various goods such as car accessories, outdoor products, gardening tools, household goods.

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Stripe International

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Stripe International is a manufacturing company that operates in the apparel industry.

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D’Arts and Designs

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D’Arts and Designs and supplies custom-made eco-bags, coasters, aprons, table mats etc. at wholesale price.

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SEEDATA

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SEEDATA is an online salon has been established for innovators

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NanoMembrane Technologies, Inc.

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NanoMembrane Technologies, Inc. deals in development & manufacturing of high-performance separation membrane(an energy device).

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Novera Japan

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Novera Introducing the latest news and articles on the smartphone app “viewty” and smart mirror “novera”.

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sketchbook

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sketchbook sells Japan’s first food kit for baby food and infant food that can be easily prepared by a small number of people

Written by Mark Fitz

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