This article showcases our top picks for the best Japan based Publishing companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Publishing solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Japan Publishing Companies
Nexon is an entertainment software developing company that creates free-to-play online games. Nexon is a pioneer in the world of interactive entertainment software.
They introduced the world to the first graphic MMORPG, The Kingdom of the Winds, back in 1995. Since then, they’ve become the industry leader in massively multiplayer online games, continuing to redefine the genre with each of their innovative titles..
Kakao Japan is a free smartphone calling and messenger application. Kakao Japan is a Japanese corporation of Kakao Corp., a Korean company known for its message app KakaoTalk.
Kakao Japan’s vision it so provide the value of fun to customers’ daily lives, delivering smiles to customers, and impressing their hearts.. .
Spectee is a online news agency that specializes in curating and publishing real-time social media UGC video. By using artificial intelligence patented by Spectee, It is able to reduce the time taken to analyze and sort social media news content, giving you faster access to the very latest UGC video.
Expect video covering both Japanese and worldwide news from accidents and disasters to lifestyle and entertainment. it newsroom is verifying and acquiring licenses of those contents for broadcasters and publishers.. .
Lovegraph (Love graph), photographer to accompany a couple of their dating, is a service that leaves two people talking to are wearing and natural smile in the photo. Photos of the natural appearance of two people at a time when you do not leave the only two people of memories in its own birds and photo booth, which takes you decorate more memories.
Anniversary is not also recommended to surprise wedding movies and lover as well. Couples like, of course, they also offer a request from your couple-like and family-like..
Since its inception, cyber step, the belief that “afloat entertainment for fun around the world”, we are working to business development. Aim is, mechanisms and content that people around the world, the difference of language, enjoy to overcome the physical distance.
We are convinced that it is a tool that what network game to allow for it, we are working on the development by utilizing the latest network technology, the 3D technology.. .
Brangista is an e-magazine publishing company that provides web promotion support business and more. The digital magazines are free and anyone can read it without subscribing or downloading.
The company also provides solution services such as EC Tencho, for companies operating e-commerce stores. Brangista was established in November 2000 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan..
The Bullion Desk
The Bullion Desk is a free website whose mission is to provide first-time and regular visitors alike with live gold, silver, platinum and palladium spot prices, together with informative charts and their highly regarded precious metals news and research. The Bullion Desk is owned and operated by FastMarkets Ltd, whose in-house team of specialist journalists and analysts report on the metals markets around the clock.
They are passionate about metals and proud of their editorial independence – they tell it as they see it. If you need access to more advanced information on precious metals, they sell a professional version of The Bullion Desk (contact us here to request a free trial).
This provides access to all of their precious metals news and analysis and their advanced market data service, all delivered on their highly regarded and fully configurable subscriber platform. Their full range of editorial content and market data, covering non-ferrous, precious and minor metals, is available to subscribers of their FastMarkets Professional product.
FastMarkets provides vital market intelligence to companies in more than 80 countries worldwide.. .
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. provides commercial printing and related services worldwide.
It operates in three segments: Information & Networks, Living Environment, and Electronics. The Information & Networks segment provides commercial printing services for posters, catalogs, pamphlets, flyers, calendars, pop materials, and gifts, as well as offers design and event services, sales promotion planning, multimedia related activities, and database and network system design and operation services; and publications printing services magazines and books, as well as CDROMs, DVDs, and other electronic publications.
It also offers securities, such as stocks, bonds, gift certificates, and product coupons; cards comprising magnetic cards and prepaid cards; and develops and designs IC card systems, IC tag systems, and security management systems. This segment supplies various business form services, including direct mail, integrated slips, data print services, cards, envelopes, catalogs, and sales and maintenance of equipment.
The Living Environment segment offers a range of packaging services, such as packaging planning, development, and production; development and production of packaging materials; design and production of packaging related system equipment; filling services; and packaging consulting. It also provides decorative paper/film, wallpaper, flooring materials, interior materials, and exterior materials.
The Electronics segment offers display products that include color filters for LCDs, shadowmasks, screens for micro-display rear projection TVs, and functional films; and semiconductor products comprising photomasks, leadframes, printed wiring boards, substrates for semiconductor packages, design of printed wiring boards, LSI circuits, printed wiring, and performance assessment software. The company has a strategic alliance with AU Optronics Corp.
Toppan Printing was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.. .
Kodansha is the largest publisher in Japan and produces the manga magazines Nakayoshi, Afternoon, Evening, and Weekly Shonen Magazine, as well as more literary magazines such as Gunzō, Shūkan Gendai, and the Japanese dictionary Nihongo Daijiten. The company has its headquarters in Bunkyō, Tokyo.
The Noma family—relatives of the founder—continues to own Kodansha Source: [Wikipedia] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kodansha). .
Konami Digital Entertainment
Konami Digital Entertainment develops, manufactures, and publishes electronic entertainment products. The company offers video games, games software products, and toy and hobby related products as well as mobile games, wallpapers, and ring tones.
Its popular titles include METAL GEAR SOLID, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution, and Castlevania, among other top sellers. Konami Digital Entertainment was founded in 1982 and is based in El Segundo, California with an additional office in Redwood City, California.
Currently, it operates as a subsidiary of Konami Corp.. .
Nikkei Asian Review
Nikkei Asian Review is an English language publication that brings insights about business, finance, economic, and political news in Asia. It is a new media reporting platform that publishes untold stories from across Asia to the world.
This business journal was launched in November, 2013. Nikkei Asian Review has an extensive network of contributors including academics and government leaders, and also has journalists placed across Asia enabling them to offer comprehensive business news articles..
The Japan Times
The Japan Times is the oldest and the only independent English language newspaper in Japan. The Japan Times was launched by Motosada Zumoto on March 22, 1897.
The newspaper is published by The Japan Times, Ltd., a subsidiary of Nifco, a leading manufacturer of plastic fasteners for the automotive and home design industries. The Japan Times features content including news articles on domestic, world news, and business news; opinions; feature articles on life and style, community, media, technology, food and drink, travel, environment, education, and cartoons; entertainment news; and sports news..
Individual Company Inc
Individual.com provides news services. They collects articles from various news services, sorts them by company and topic, and sends a daily news email to each user.
It also creates a personal news homepage for each user and updates it throughout the day.. .
BOOK WALKER is an electronic bookstore that provides popular works from various publishers. It offers different genres which include comics, literary arts, light novels, utility books, game-related magazines, and more.
BOOK WALKER can be accessed in an Android device, iOS device, and PC. The company was founded in 2005..
The Okinawa Times
The Okinawa Times is a provider of newspapers for news, gourmet foods, gifts, and event information. Its products are Okinawa Times, Nikkan Sports Okinawa Regional Edition, Cultural Business / Publishing Business.
The 1949-founded company is headquartered in Naha, Okinawa.. .
Nippon Communications Foundation
Nippon.com is produced by the Nippon Communications Foundation with support from the Nippon Foundation. The Nippon Communications Foundation promotes understanding of Japan through web-based publishing and other activities, with the goal of conveying information on Japanese politics, economics, society, and culture to a broad spectrum of readers.
They publish Nippon.com in seven languages: Japanese, English, Chinese (both simplified and traditional characters), French, Spanish, Arabic, and Russian—all six official languages of the United Nations plus Japanese. In this way They are working to create an Internet channel that can reach more than 6 billion readers worldwide..
Nikkei BPnet is a comprehensive website that offers information for business professionals. It provides analysis and news covering all areas of business, finance, and government.
Nikkei BPnet delivers insightful up-to-date news from a business viewpoint in a variety of fields. It also provides analytics and perspectives on lifestyle-related content such as the latest trends in cars, housing, money as well as topics such as entertainment, hit products, and fashion..
CHUCO Co., Ltd.
CHUCO CO., LTD. is mainly engaged in the operation of media business and advertising sales promotion (SP) business.
The Company operates in two business segments. The Media segment is engaged in the publication of free living information magazines, the development, sale and operation of living information portal Website, the planning and operation of trainings, lectures, concerts, symposiums and seminars, the operation of various public relations (PR) and Internet shopping businesses..
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