30 Influential Young Japanese Entrepreneurs under 30 in 2016. Forbes Asia Magazine has selected the top promising young leaders, daring entrepreneurs and game changers and Asian startups in ten different sectors. The first-ever “30 Under 30 Asia” list, featuring 300 young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders across Asia in 10 categories who are under 30 years of age and who are transforming business, technology, industry, media, culture and more. Below is the Asia categorized full list of the thirty talented and recognized individuals from Japan.

Media, Marketing & Advertising Japan (5) – Forbes 30 Under 30 List 2016

Ayataro Nakagawa, 27 – Founder & CEO, Peroli
Ian Ishida, 26 – Founder & CEO, Trippiece
Kunikazu Suzuki, 27 – Founder, Japan Political Press
Rika Shiiki, 18 – President, AMF (Appreciation, Modesty and Full-power)
Yoshinori Fukushima, 28 – Cofounder & CEO, Gunosyht

Finance & Venture Capital Japan (4) – Forbes 30 Under 30 List 2016

Allison Baum, 28 – Managing Partner, Fresco Capital
Haruka Mera, 28 – Founder & CEO, ReadyFor
Hironori Maeda, 28 – Partner, BEENEXT
James Riney, 26 – Head, 500 Startups Japan

Japan – Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List 2016 – Continued …

The Arts Japan (4)
Ariana Miyamoto, 21 – Model & Miss Universe Japan
Hironori Maeda, 27 – Chef, Kyoto Kitcho
Jun Kitazawa, 27 – Artist
Yasuhiro Fujio, 28 – Chef, La Cime

Consumer Technology Japan 2016 (3)
Hiroki Takaba, 29 – Founder & CEO, Translimit
Katsuhito Mihashi, 29 – Founder & CEO, mana.bo
Taichi Murakami, 29 – Founder & President, Livesense

Enterprise Technology Japan 2016 (3)
Katsuaki Sato, 29 – Cofounder & CEO, Metaps
Shuta Shibuya, 27 – Founder & CEO, Fuller
Taro Fukuyama, 28 – Cofounder & CEO, AnyPerk

Entertainment & Sports Japan – (3)
Kei Nishikori, 26 – Tennis Player
Kohei Uchimura, 27 – Gymnast, 5-Time Olympic Medalist
Masahiro Tanaka, 27 – Baseball Player, New York Yankees

Healthcare & Science Japan – (3)
Chiyo Nomura, 29 – Founder & CEO, untickle
Nao Kondo, 20 – Cofounder, Trybots
Shoko Takahashi, 28 – Founder & CEO, Genequest

Manufacturing & Energy Japan (2)
Chika Tsubouchi, 29 – President, Ghibli
Kentaro Yoshifuji, 27 – Founder & CEO, Ory Laboratory

Social Entrepreneurs Japan (2)

Junto Ohki, 28 – Cofounder & President, ShuR Group
Kaito Miwa, 29, Atsuyoshi Saisho, 28 – Cofounders, e-Education Project

Retail & eCommerce Japan (1)
Yuta Tsuruoka, 26 – Founder & CEO, BASE

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