In Japan advertising and marketing their is an unwritten rule that you can advertise your brands or corporate image but never compare individual products with that of a competitor’s. Violating this code will brand your products and company as rude and insensitive. If you wish to get a good perspective of packaging, visit convenience stores.


A Touch of Tensai, Access Japan, Ad-Comm Group, ADK, Aegon Direct & Affinity Marketing Services, AIP, All Japan Neon Sign Association, Aoi Advertising Promotion, Aquent, Asatsu-DK, Asahi Advertising, Asahi Agency, Ashton Consulting, AsiaGraph, Association of All Japan TV Program Production Companies, AtoZ Sado Enterprises, ATR Media Integration, AX-ON




Candlewick, Cando, CarterJMRN, Chugai, CMP, Consumer Behavior Research, Consumer Research InstituteCosmo, Creative Nexus, Creative Planning & Promotion, Cross Marketing, CyberAgent, Curiosity Japan


Daiko Advertising, DDB Tokyu Agency Creative, Dentsu, Dentsu Macromill Insight, Dentsu Public Relations, Design Associates, Destination West Advertising 


Eat Creative, Edelman Japan, EJK Japan, ELT Services, eWomen


FBI Communications, Focused Communications, Foundation for MultiMedia Communications, Futaba Tsushinsha


GK Design, GPlus Media, GMO Research


Hakuhodo, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, How to Sell Products in Japan, Humble Bunny


I&D, I&S BBDO, IID, Intage, Interface In Design, Irep


J. Walter Thompson Japan, jaM Japan Marketing, Japan Advertising Agencies Association, Japan Advertising Council, Japan Advertising Review Organization, Japan Consumer Marketing Research Institute, Japan Consuming, Japan Kantar Research, Japan Magazine Advertising Association, Japan Market Intelligence, Japan Market Research Association, Japan Marketing News, Japan Research Consultants, Japan Sign Association, Japan Society of Marketing and Distribution, Japan’s New Age Model for Innovation, J.D. Power Asia Pacific, J-Spin, JTB Communication Design, Jumbo, Just Research Service, JWT


Key Research Net, Kinsen, Kites, Kokurensha, Kyodo PRKyoritz Advertising Agency


Macromill, Marketing Center, Marketing Research Service, Marketrend, McCann Erikson, Medilead, Metro Ad Agency, Modern Modern Group


Native Creative Services, Netwise, Next Level, Nihon Ad Systems, Nihon Denpa News, Nikkei Research, Nippon Information, Nippon Research Center, Nitto Ad Agency, NKB, Nouvelle Vague


Ogilvy & Mather Japan, OMC, Opt


PMC, Polygon Pictures, PPC, Prap Japan, Pressnet, Public Opinion Research Center, Public Relations Society of Japan


Research & Development, Rissalah Tokyo, RJC Marketing Communications


S.C. Alliance, Sankosha, Selling and Promoting Music in Japan, Septeni, Seven Seas Market Research, Shin Joho Center, Shinnoske, Shinto Tsushin, Social Survey Research Information, Standard Advertising, Studio Omame, Sugata Research, Sugiyama PR & Planning, Sunny Side Up


Takachiho Koheki, Talk Eye, TBWA/Hakuhodo, The Nielson Company, The Organization of Advertising Creation, TOCS, Toei Advertising, Tokyo PR, Tokyo Survey Research, Tokyu Agency, Trans Cosmos, Trends in Japan, Tsuburaya, Tsuki Planning


Value Commerce, Vector, Video Research


West Japan Marketing Communications, Why Japanese Companies Struggle With Marketing, Wise Works


Yano Research, Yomiko Advertising