April 2016

Yoshitaka Sonoda

Founded in March 1998, Sonoda & Kobayashi Intellectual Property Law offers reliable legal services to clients around the world. The firm has assembled an international staff of 80 people from eight countries who strive ...
June 2017

Saachi Partners

Saachi Partners is the fresh new face in the talent search industry in Japan. However, its founders are anything but. Mithun Soni and Ryoko Kamo have each been at the forefront of the financial services and healthcare markets for over a decade.
April 2018

Heineken Kirin K.K.

Heineken has been a proud sponsor of the Rugby World Cup (RWC) since 1995. “Rugby, like Heineken, is enjoyed all over the world,” says Martijn van Keulen, general manager of Heineken Kirin K.K.
June 2018

R&M Japan

R&M has been developing and producing cabling solutions, such as fiber optics, since 1964. “We are a leading global producer of future-proof products and systems for high-end communication and data networks” ...
July 2018

Apex K.K. Executive Search

Apex K.K. (www.apexkk.com) is an executive search firm specialising in the recruitment of bilingual professionals from mid- to senior-level management positions. “Often in our market-driven culture, companies focus on the products ...
September 2018

JAS Forwarding Japan

Founded in Italy in 1978, JAS Forwarding today operates in more than 80 countries, delivering integrated logistics and consulting services to maximise supply chain efficiencies for clients in all industries.
September 2018

Trotec Laser Japan Co. Ltd.

Founded in Italy in 1978, JAS Forwarding today operates in more than 80 countries, delivering integrated logistics and consulting services to maximise supply chain efficiencies for clients in all industries.
October 2018

ECN Hospitality

ECN Hospitality — which has had success in Tokyo with TWO ROOMS GRILL|BAR and Ruby Jack’s Steakhouse & Bar — recently opened SEPTIÈME Brasserie & Bar in Nihombashi.
November 2018

Leschaco Japan

“Leschaco [www.leschaco.com] is a global logistics service provider that combines Hanseatic tradition with cosmopolitanism and a spirit of innovation,” says Hans Werner Burg, representative director of Leschaco Japan.
December 2018

Kienbaum Japan / K.J. Consultants K.K.

Kienbaum is one of Europe’s leading executive search firms, operating on the belief that human capital is the decisive factor for success when faced with global competition. “Our comprehensive consultation approach ensures that, together with our clients ...
January 2019

Vanguard Lawyers Tokyo

Vanguard Lawyers Tokyo, founded in 2017, is a boutique law firm that specialises in advising international clients on disputes and investigations, employment issues, regulatory matters and corporate matters in Japan.
February 2019


TÜV SÜD (www.tuvsud.com) is a trusted partner for safety, security and sustainability solutions. The 150-year old organisation, with over 24,000 employees across 1,000 locations, handles a range of testing, certification, auditing and advisory services.
March 2019

MEES International School

Euft van den Berg, from the Netherlands, founded MEES International School as a place where children can be children.
April 2019

Club 360

As Tokyo’s premier health and fitness centre, Club 360 is your one-stop-shop for personal training, boxing, physiotherapy, osteopathy, sports massage and group fitness classes. 
May 2019

Edenred Japan

Money is not the only motivator. There are also good meals. Edenred Japan offers to boost both employee loyalty and productivity by providing businesses with lunch payment solutions for workers, which they can use at participating eateries and convenience stores, a service called Ticket Restaurant.
June 2019

Zensho Agency

The guiding principle of Zensho Agency (www.zensho.agency) is freedom. It empowers and inspires people to achieve what matters most in life. The firm’s commitment to excellence makes it an ambassador for change.
July 2019

SGS Japan

SGS Group is the world leader in testing, inspection, certification and advisory services, ensuring the safety, quality and sustainability of customers’ products and services.
August 2019

Jinseki International School

Set in the natural beauty of Jinsekikogen, Hiroshima Prefecture, Jinseki International School will be Japan’s first primary boarding school when it opens in April of next year. It will combine an exceptional standard of education with individual care for every child who lives and learns there.
September 2019

Egon Zehnder

Founded in Switzerland in 1964, Egon Zehnder is a global leadership advisory firm. It has one goal: to empower its clients to drive lasting, positive change through leadership.
October 2019

Beare Consulting KK

Founded in 1997, Beare Consulting is a leading market entry firm based in Tokyo. It offers foreign businesses an extensive suite of services, including company registration, local market assessment, the creation of market entry plans, business development and channel management.
November 2019


Founded in London in 2005, Proclinical provides recruitment and consulting services, specialising in assisting the life-sciences sector. It recently opened the newest of its 14 offices in Tokyo.
December 2019

Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells is an international law firm with over 45 offices globally. It has been in Japan for nearly 30 years.
January 2020

Heineken Kirin K.K.

Last year was a groundbreaking one for Heineken, with the spectacular success of Rugby World Cup Japan 2019, for which it was a worldwide partner.
February 2020

PMC Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1974, PMC is one of Tokyo’s foremost business development firms for foreign businesses.
March 2020

Laurus International School of Science

The first and only international science school in Japan, Laurus International School of Science focuses on providing an interdisciplinary science
April 2020

USM U. Schaerer Sons K.K.

Founded in 1885, Swiss firm USM creates modular furniture for a diverse clientele of businesses and individuals.
June 2020

Office Mugino

Office Mugino is a Tokyo-based brand consultancy firm with branches and partnerships in several countries including China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Spain, and the US.
July 2020

Umicore Japan KK

Umicore is a global materials technology and recycling group that dedicates most of its R&D efforts to developing clean mobility materials and recycling solutions.
August 2020

K&L Gates

K&L Gates is an international law firm with approximately 1,700 lawyers across five continents. Its Tokyo office offers full-service Japanese legal advice with a focus on commercial, healthcare, employment law, and Japanese litigation, as well as cross-border M&A, asset finance, and intellectual property matters.
September 2020


Founded in Tokyo in 2016 by Japanese and US lawyers from top global firms, southgate advises on inbound and outbound M&A, venture capital, and commercial matters.
October 2020


CastGlobalGroup is a global cross-functional consulting firm, which integrates legal, accounting, tax, HR, and investment services
November 2020

Nihon Cyber Defence

Nihon Cyber Defence provides customised solutions to safeguard private organisations and institutions in Japan against all forms of cyberattacks.
December 2020

Catherine O’Connell Law

Catherine O’Connell, principal of Catherine O’Connell Law, is an experienced bilingual lawyer who provides SMEs and corporate clients with commercially savvy legal advice using a “flexi-lawyer” model.
January 2021

ProWorks Group

Doing business in Japan can be complex. ProWorks Group works to make it easier.
February 2021

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Yokohama

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Yokohama is an authorised dealer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited vehicles, with extensive experience and a long track record of providing discerning customers with both expertly crafted automotive masterpieces and the highest standards of service.
March 2021


Marelli is one of the world’s leading independent suppliers to the automotive sector.


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