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27 Top Toy Startups in Japan

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Torana

Torana

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Torana provides educational toy subscription / sharing service with personalized selection by customer toy reputation data.

Living Robot

Living Robot

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Living robot offers robots for humans everyday life.

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Konami

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Konami develops, markets, and distributes video game software products for stationary and portable consoles, and personal computers.

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Dendama

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Dendama is a software company that develops Kendama for its users to play over the internet in real time.

Living Robot

Bandai Co., Ltd

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Bandai Company, Limited is a Japanese toy making and video game company

Living Robot

Takara Tomy Arts

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Takara Tomy Arts manufactures and sells amusement products.

Living Robot

TOMY Company

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TOMY Company is a global toy and infant products company.

Living Robot

Plaza Japan

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Plaza Japan is a Japan based company specializing in Japanese origin models, toys, hobbycraft.

Living Robot

GCP

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GCP is designing, manufacturing & selling remote controlled and wooden toys.

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Toranoana

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Toranoana is a sale of manga, toys, personal publications, anime goods and mail order distribution business.

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EPOCH

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EPOCH EPOCH is a developer and manufacturer of toys, hobbies, miscellaneous goods.

Living Robot

Jungle

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Jungle offers toys and miscellaneous goods for hobbyists and markets them through its own stores, online shopping, and magazines.

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Kotobukiya

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Kotobukiya Co Ltd is a manufacturer of toys and game products & other stationary items for retail.

Living Robot

Gridmark

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Gridmark focuses on the development of educational material and offers speaking-pen and smart-pen.

Living Robot

Willing

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Willing specializes in import and sales of scale models.

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People

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People Co is a toys company that specializes in offering a wide range of physical toys, maths toys and literacy toys.

Living Robot

Tenyo

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Tenyo is a toy manufacturer specializing in magical goods and jigsaw puzzles.

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TOE

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TOE is a company that produces stuffed animal toys and novelty goods.

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BYE BYE WORLD

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Bye By World is an entertainer that develops and develops robots and toys.

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Space Factory

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Space Factory offers digital contents and services , manufacturing, sales, of toys and character products , SP, OEM product, etc

Living Robot

Gift 10 Japan

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Gift 10 is a Manufacturing company that manufactures Toys & Games for kids.

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Inceptum

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Inceptum is a manufacturer and seller of miscellaneous goods such as scientific toys and experimental equipment.

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Tsukuda Original

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Tsukuda Original is a Japanese toy maker that once existed.

Living Robot

Japan-best

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Japan-Best.com is an online retailer specialized in the international sale and shipping of a large range of japanese goods.

Living Robot

Bloom Group

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Bloom Group is a toy manufacturer best known for its edible and inedible “squishy” products popular among elementary.

Living Robot

YOSHIRITSU

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YOSHIRITSU CO., LTD. is to value the spirituality of Japanese tradition while respecting harmonious balance with different cultures.

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Burikiya

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Burikiya is a metal toys company.

Written by Mark Smith

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