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82 Top Japanese Sports Companies and Startups of 2021

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

PlayBrain

PlayBrain

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Esports and Game marketing from Japan

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Bonx

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Bonx provides wearable outdoor sports group-talk technology.

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TENTIAL

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TENTIAL analyzes detailed purchasing behavior and attributes online and aim to deliver products based on information.

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ookami Japan

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ookami offers player an application that enables its users to obtain news and information about sports.

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HALF TIME

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HALF TIME integrates sports business specialized media and sports-related job posting and recruitment services.

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SPORTS BULL

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SPORTS BULL is an Internet sports media management company.

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CYLOOK

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CYLOOK specializes in the management of professional e-sports teams.

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Asics

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Asics is a sports apparel company based in Japan.

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NobodySurf

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NobodySurf is a surf video app and website where you can find world’s best free-surfing videos.

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Fast Fitness Japan

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Fast Fitness Japan offers a gym, sports facilities, and training services.

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2501

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2501 is a multi-viewpoint video generation service company that provides new visual experiences in sports, music, and fighting.

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OLIVA

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OLIVA is a platform that connects such a Lenin device with a user.

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Link Sports

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Link Sports is a sports and communication company.

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smartlure

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Smart lure is a new lure that works with smartphones to solve underwater data.

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RATEL

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Create the best entertainment in the universe.

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SPODIA

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SPODIA is a variety of online game competitions. Our mission is “Everything’s for the gamers”.

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Revive Japan

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Revive is a developer of a social platform to connect top athletes and fans.

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Now Do

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Now Do provides online growth revolution platform.

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XPAND

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The XPAND code is a super contactless tool that blends in with the urban landscape and can be read from a distance of 200 meters.

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SportsField

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SportsField is a Planning and management of Sponavi career company

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SPORTS CROWN

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SPORTS CROWN engages in the development and operation of fantasy sports.

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MedVigilance

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Medvigilance is a company which uses biological data analysis algorithms to visualize health conditions in a visible way.

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ventus Japan

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ventus is an Media and Entertainment based company.

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CLIMB Factory Co., Ltd.

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CLIMB Factory offers CLIMB DB, a database which controls the practice menu and diet for athletes.

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Ryukyu Asteeda

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Ryukyu Asteeda is the provider of a comprehensive regional sports club management services.

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GameTector

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GameTector offers New business mentoring, Data analysis element technology development, Game Tournament services.

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SPORNIA

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SPORNIA is an editor of sports knowledge technology.

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Nandemo Draft (Nandora)

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Nandora provides online daily and weekly fantasy sports contests in Japan.

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Media Active

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MediaActive is a creative company of apps based in Tokyo.

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FPC Japan

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FPC is a company which Purchase and sale of sporting goods Management

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imio

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Imio is a Japan-based company that manufactures and sells sports goods.

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Yukiyama

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Yukiyama is an app that allows one to check in and use the ski resorts nationwide.

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ASICS Ventures Corporation

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ASICS Ventures Corporation is a venture capital firm that offers accelerate and make investments in startups.

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eSPORTS

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ESPORTS Co., Ltd. would like to support you to deal with the stress of your body and heart with the keywords of sports and health.

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Shimano

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

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Skyduck

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Skyduck is a mobile application for tracking your skydiving activity.

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Gigathlete

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Gigathlete is a Japanese company providing internet-related services.

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EXNOA

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EXNOA delivers games planned and developed in-house and game titles with the cooperation of publishers to users.

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RASCAL’s

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RASCAL’s is managing an online sport matching service for retired athlete and want to learn from them. 株式会社RASCAL’s Kyoto, Japan.

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Up Performa

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Connected and Wearable Technology For Consumer and Sports players.

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Ateam

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Ateam is a game developer company that is engaged in planning, development, and operation of games and tools for smartphones.

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Golf Digest Online

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Golf digest online is an online golf store that sells golf gear, apparel, and accessories.

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CyberZ

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CyberZ is an e-sports business company.

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materialize

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materialize is a software developemnt company

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Euphoria Japan

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Euphoria is a Sports marketing company.

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Engate

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Engate is A community that delivers fans’ support to athletes

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Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Corp

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Fukuoka SoftBank HAWK is a professional baseball team owned and operated by SoftBank, a sports entertainment provider in Japan.

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YONEX

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YONEX is a manufacturer of sporting equipment for badminton, golf and tennis.

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Shoei

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Shoei is a Japanese company that produces motorsport helmets.

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All Japan Judo Federation

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All Japan Judo Federation is a judo association in Japan and official representative for judo in the Japanese Olympic Committee.

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BLUETAG

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BLUETAG provides consulting and activation services to sport-related businesses.

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The Japan Times

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The Japan Times is the oldest and the only independent English language newspaper in Japan.

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Applibot

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Applibot is a mobile games developer company and has developed various games for the Android and iPhone users.

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​Amadeus

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​Amadeus is a food and beverages and sports products company.

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Acrodea Japan

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Acrodea is a Japanese comapny that provides solutions and services for smartphones.

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talisman

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talisman is the player who brings the team success

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Sports IT Solution

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Sports IT Solution is a IT solution for sports competition groups, teams, leagues, etc.

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RANGS JAPAN

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RANGS JAPAN is a sole import agent for sports toys in the United States and Europe

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Mizuno

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Mizuno Corporation is a sports apparel company.

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Sports AI

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Sports AI is a Club team support project utilizing AI and data

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AEON SIGNA Sports United

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AEON SIGNA Sports United engages in the development of software and e-commerce platforms for sports industries.

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SPOCALE

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SPOCALE is a Sports Marketing Laboratory company.

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DataStadium

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Data Stadium is a Media service business

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SPORTS NIPPON NEWSPAPERS

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Sports Nippon Newspapers is a sports newspaper publisher that features newspaper-type weekly manga.

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J SPORTS

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J SPORTS produces and broadcasts a wide range of domestic and overseas sports programs.

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FunLife Inc.

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FunLife provides a new form of sports training using motion sensing.

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PaMeLa

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PaMeLa is a company that measures pain with science.

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SPORTS SENSING

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SPORTS SENSING is a player, instructor, analyst, and researcher for all competitions aiming to improve competitiveness.

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TRYGLE

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Smartphone power saving support project Software development for mobile devices

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ArkCore Co., Ltd.

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ArkCore Co., Ltd. is a company that deals with Motorcycle sales business,Sports facility management and Food service business.

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Net Dreamers

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Net Dreamers is an Internet media and Smartphone game business

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Goldwin

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Goldwin is a sportswear manufacturing company.

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K-1 JAPAN GROUP

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K-1 JAPAN GROUP provides information and news about sports and tournaments.

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HuBit genomix

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HuBit genomix is a Pharmaceutical company

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NEXT BASE

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NEXT BASE is related TV appearance, data provision, appearance in various lectures , operation of baseball.

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GOLFZON Japan

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GOLFZON Japan is engaging in golf simulator sales and golf store management businesses.

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SPORTSPLUS

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SPORTSPLUS is a Sports facility management / consignment / consulting company.

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JAPAN FUDO

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JAPAN FUDO is a company which mission is “Rediscovering the wind tunnel”.

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Deportare Partners

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Deportare Partners is a project that assists sports-related business activities and sports ventures.

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Molten

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Molten is a sports equipment company that manufactures rubber and resin products in the field of sports, automobile parts, and construction.

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OneStone

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Onestone is agood artificial intelligence can take away human work, an ideal product for someone can be poison for someone.

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LaiBlitz

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LaiBlitz uses AI and IoT technologies to maximize the value of the sports business from the management, business and IT perspectives.

Written by Mark Fitz

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