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17 Best Publishing Startups Headquartered in Japan

This article showcases Boove’s top picks for the best ‘Publishing’ startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating in the Publishing’ industry, but are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We selected these startups 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

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1. Helte

The idea behind this startup: Light up the world

Headquarters: Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan

Industries: Content Discovery, Journalism, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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2. Camekari

The idea behind this startup: Rental and sales platform for camera and lens photography equipment

Headquarters: Miyamae, Chiba, Japan

Industries: Photography, Printing, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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3. CROSTA

The idea behind this startup: CROSTA is a Manga x novel x illustration x scenario x character makeup etc

Headquarters: Musashino, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Comics, Media and Entertainment, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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4. Phoenixx

The idea behind this startup: Phoenixx is a video game development company that provides video games and publishing services.

Headquarters: Nibancho, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Information Technology, Publishing, Video Games

Founders: Unknown

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5. Success Lab

The idea behind this startup: Success Lab leads customer success Japan, which helps Japanese companies transform for customer success, which drives revenue growth.

Headquarters: Shibuya, Kanagawa, Japan

Industries: Consulting, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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6. KAMOMEYA

The idea behind this startup: Kamomeya is an island and live because of inconvenience in transportation and transportation.

Headquarters: Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan

Industries: Content, Media and Entertainment, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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7. DMM GAMES

The idea behind this startup: DMM GAMES is a platform that delivers games

Headquarters: Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Gaming, Publishing, Sports

Founders: Unknown

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8. PoliPoli

The idea behind this startup: PoliPoli is a next-generation politics co-creation platform where you can participate like a game.

Headquarters: Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Publishing, Social Media, Social News

Founders: Unknown

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9. HAIR

The idea behind this startup: personalized trends, hair stylists, and items

Headquarters: Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Photography, Publishing, Video Editing

Founders: Sakamoto Kozo

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10. H2 Interactive, Inc.

The idea behind this startup: a video game publishing start-up

Headquarters: Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Gaming, Publishing, Video

Founders: Heita Miyoshi

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11. THETA Japan

The idea behind this startup: THETA is a group of professionals specialized in planning, shooting, and editing live-action VR videos.

Headquarters: Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Publishing, Video Editing

Founders: Unknown

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12. Freebal Entertainment

The idea behind this startup: Marketplace and ecosystem: Matching business, import/export and business development with assets and projects in entertainment industry.

Headquarters: Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Business Development, Content, Digital Entertainment, Gamification, Intellectual Property, Marketplace, Online Games, Project Management, Publishing, Trading Platform, Video Games

Founders: Nishikawa Sho, Soi Yusa

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13. Brainy

The idea behind this startup: Brainy is a publisher trading desk that offers unique solutions to customers.

Headquarters: Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Brand Marketing, Publishing, Trading Platform

Founders: Unknown

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14. PAI Japan

The idea behind this startup: PAI is a development of the relationship between a sophisticated theory based on classical liberalism movement in Japan.

Headquarters: Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Management Consulting, Product Research, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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15. CAMELOVE

The idea behind this startup: Cameloveis a Camera equipment rental subscription service.

Headquarters: Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Photography, Printing, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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16. VOUTIQUE

The idea behind this startup: VOUTIQUE is a media, publishing, and public relations support company.

Headquarters: Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Media and Entertainment, Public Relations, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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17. funguild

The idea behind this startup: Planning, editing and production of electronic comics and novels.

Headquarters: Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industries: Content Syndication, Electronic Design Automation (EDA), Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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