While I don't have direct experience with Japanese material, a quick search for Japan cadastral material reveals that this data might not exist in a digital form.
"[The] lack of progress in surveying land in the Tokyo metropolitan area has become a serious problem" – Japan Times, "Property borders: Where to draw the line", 2 January 2015
The Ministry of ...
This is not really an "open data" question, but...
The answer is "you are not allowed to do this"; Japan does not allow commercial photography of otherwise copyrighted artistic works in public places, and the CC-BY-SA license allows commercial reuse, so the two are incompatible.
The best resource for this sort of question is the (alarmingly comprehensive) ...
The Association of Shinto Shrines I would expect to have a database of shrine locations - but they do not have it online. Perhaps you can contact them. Here is their link:
This is a dataset of ancient Shinto shrines (warning: it is in Japanese):
For each shrine, the ...
The venue list on the official page now lists venue for both Olympics and Paralympics.
Additionally, the HTML source has geographical names in addition to venue name, which should help for geocoding.
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Here is the RIKEN integrated database of mammals:
The files can be downloaded without registration under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Wikidata have some place name but those are only for notable locations
Japanese government have a Gazetter of Japan which contain translation of ~4K place name in Japan http://www.gsi.go.jp/kihonjohochousa/gazetteer.html
Japanese government have also published a guide that indicate how to romanize Japanese place names. http://www.gsi.go.jp/common/000111876....
In the first link in the original post, among the many datasets available in Japanese there is a resource from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport that provides geocoordinates for addresses in most Tokyo wards and cities. The resource is
For example, there are around 178,000 building ...
The service's map shows a map of stations: http://docomo-cycle.jp/minato/map/
The location names in English are found by prepending 'en' in front of portnavi.json:
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
Company Type Stock Company (株式会社)
Registered Address 東新橋１丁目９番１号
I am not sure what website have you looked for it but here is the list:
http://opentopo.sdsc.edu/datasets?listAll=true ---> it's not there yet but keep an eye
ENAMDICT/JMnedict is a database of Japanese proper names:
It also contains other types of proper names, but place/shops/building names are those marked with either p, c, o, st.
License: CC-BY-SA 3.0 http://www.edrdg.org/edrdg/licence.html not sure whether it is compatible with OSM.
Drawback: It only ...
Yahoo Japan collected 45,000 these entries at https://loco.yahoo.co.jp/search/?genrecd=0425 . There are also buttons to display them on map and such.
Example entry: https://loco.yahoo.co.jp/place/g-WsTnclfhKys/?genrecd=0425
Edit: Information can be accessed via API, information about the Yahoo Loco service api: https://developer.yahoo.co.jp/webapi/map/...
This travel guide site https://gurutabi.gnavi.co.jp/i/gm101/ have a collection of 1918 entries about meibutsu meals from different area all around Japan sorted by popularity.
Most entries have info about the food in Japanese including area that the food is famous in and time that the food is suitable to be consumed. Most of them also include a short ...
Wikipedia has a short list of meibutsu sorted by region:
Unfortunately it is very short, too coarse-grained, does not contain dates, and most meibutsu are lacking.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics travel guide at Wikivoyage has a list of venues:
Written in prose, thus difficult to reuse
Not sure whether complete
I am not sure of how Japan handles exports but the US Dept of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has a list of 10 Commerce Control List Categories and these are broken into 5 Product Groups
It looks like software is a Product Group and this means it would need to be aggregated across categories.
The staff at BIS may be your best bet on ...