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List of notable businesses founded in Osaka, listed alphabetically with corporate logos when available. This list includes some of the largest, most profitable companies that were founded in Osaka. The famous Osaka companies and corporations on this list include both public and private corporations. You can find information about the popular companies on this list, such as what industry they're part of. When available you can click on the successful Osaka company's names to find out even more about them.

With items ranging from Panasonic Corporation to Kubota, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions, "What companies were founded in Osaka?" and "What are the biggest Osaka companies?"

If you're a Osaka native then this list of the biggest Osaka companies will make you proud. This list is also an excellent resource if you're doing research on reputable businesses from Osaka.

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Capcom is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Video game, Video game industry Capcom Co., Ltd., or Capcom, is a Japanese developer and publisher of video games, known for creating multi-million-selling franchises such as Mega Man, Street Fighter, Resident Evil, Devil May ...more

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Daiei is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Department store, Supermarket The Daiei, Inc., based in Kobe, is one of the largest supermarket chains in Japan. In 1957, Isao Nakauchi founded the chain in Osaka near Sembayashi Station on the Keihan train line. Daiei is ...more

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Dimps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Video game, Video game industry Dimps is an Osaka, Japan-based video game development studio with an additional office in Tokyo, Japan. Employing a staff of 218 people, it is known for developing such games as the Dragon Ball ...more

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Japan System Supply is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Japan System Supply Video game

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Key is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Video game, PC game Key is a Japanese visual novel studio which formed on July 21, 1998 as a brand under the publisher VisualArt's and is located in Kita, Osaka, Japan. Key released their debut visual novel Kanon ...more

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Kintetsu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Kintetsu Kintetsu Corporation is a Japanese rail transit corporation. It is the largest non-JR railway in Japan. Its complex network of lines connects Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Nagoya, Tsu, and Ise. Kintetsu ...more

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Konica Minolta is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Consumer electronics, Electronics industry Konica Minolta, Inc. is a Japanese technology company headquartered in Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo, with offices in 41 countries worldwide. The company manufactures business and industrial ...more

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Kubota is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Manufacturing Kubota Corporation is a tractor and heavy equipment manufacturer based in Osaka, Japan. One of its notable contributions was to the construction of the Solar Ark. The company was established in ...more

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Luxman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Luxman Electronics industry Luxman is a brand name of Japanese Luxman Corporation, a company that manufactures luxury audio components. Luxman produces a variety of high-end hi-fi products which include turntables, ...more

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Mandom Corporation is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Mandom Corporation Mandom Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer and distributor of hair care, skin care, perfumes, and deodorants. The company was founded in 1927 under the name Kintsuru Perfume Corporation and ...more

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Nippon Sheet Glass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Nippon Sheet Glass Glass, Manufacturing Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. is a Japanese glass manufacturing company. In 2006 it purchased Pilkington of the United Kingdom. This makes NSG/Pilkington one of the four largest glass companies ...more

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Nomura Holdings is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Nomura Holdings Financial Services Nomura Holdings, Inc. is a Japanese financial holding company, and a principal member of the Nomura Group. It, along with its broker-dealer, banking and other financial services subsidiaries, ...more

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Nova is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Nova is a large eikaiwa school in Japan. It was by far the largest company of this type until its widely publicized collapse in October 2007. Before its bankruptcy, Nova employed approximately ...more

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Onkyo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Onkyo Electronics industry Onkyo Corporation is a Japanese consumer electronics manufacturer, specializing in home cinema and audio equipment including receivers and surround sound speakers. The word Onkyo translates as ...more

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Panasonic Corporation is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Consumer electronics, Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing, Home appliance Panasonic Corporation, formerly known as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan. The company was ...more

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Platinum Games is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Platinum Games Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry PlatinumGames Inc. is a Japan-based independent video game development company. It was founded under the name Seeds, Inc. on August 1, 2006 by Shinji Mikami, Atsushi Inaba and Hideki Kamiya, the ...more

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Roland Corporation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Musical Instrument Manufacturing Roland Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, electronic equipment and software. It was founded by Ikutaro Kakehashi in Osaka on April 18, 1972, with ¥33 ...more

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SNK Playmore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Video game, Video game industry, Game SNK Playmore Corporation is a Japanese video game hardware and software company. They are the current owners of the SNK video game brand as well as the Neo Geo video game platform. The previous ...more

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Tsubakimoto Chain is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Manufacturing Tsubakimoto Chain Co. is a Japanese manufacturer of power transmission and chain products. It was founded in Osaka in 1917 originally as a bicycle chain manufacturer, and later became the first ...more

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Yanmar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Yanmar Co., Ltd. is a Japanese diesel engine manufacturer with more than 100 years of history. The engines are used in a wide range of applications, including seagoing vessels, construction ...more

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Yuke's is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in Osaka
Video game, Video game industry Yuke's Co. Ltd is a video game company based in Osaka, Japan. It was established on February 26, 1993 by Yukinori Taniguchi. The company is best known for their development of the WWE SmackDown! ...more