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Does there exist a dataset containing information (historical or current) on the following characteristics of Japanese companies?

  1. Industries (e.g. "electronics").
  2. Headquarter addresses (e.g. "3-23-14 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-Ku, Tokyo, 170-0013"). Latitudes/longitudes would be even better.

The dataset maintained by Aswath Damadaran at Stern seems extensive, but it only includes per-company industries, not HQ addresses.

The Tokyo Stock Exchange listed company search seemed promising, but as far as I can tell, although they provide per-company industries, their provided HQ addresses only specify the city, not the full address.

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You can look into opencorporates. They provide a nice api to download data. Recently they have added database of 4.4 million japan companies.

Search for SoftBank gives

Company Number   3010401116655
Status   Active
Company Type   Stock Company (株式会社)
Jurisdiction Japan
Registered Address  東新橋1丁目9番1号
                    港区
                    1050021
                    東京都
                    Japan

Registry Page        http://www.houjin-bangou.nta.go.jp/he...
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If you do a search on RapidAPI for "Japan Company Data" you can get a number of resources, for example; https://rapidapi.com/appaio/api/japan-company-data/

This source returns data as follows (Example)

corporate_number:"1011002012816"
postal_code:"1500013"
location:"東京都渋谷区恵比寿2丁目5番8号サン・クオーレ702"
name:"有限会社間宮商店"
status:"-"
number_of_activity:"0"
update_date:"2015-10-28T00:00:00+09:00"

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