Japan has an interesting application development eco system due to the high cost in wages.  This has led to many major developer or publishers to keep their teams small and outsource anything and everything they feel is a one off jobs.  This has led to the rise of many outsourcing studios domestically in attempt to fill these gaps.  Square Enix are well known for outsourcing most of their game development to outsourcing studios outside of the Console version of Final Fantasy IP. Namco Bandai is claimed to not even having a development studio and are pretty much a licensing and publisher machine with their strong IP library. Below is a list of development outsourcing studios in Japan:

Successhttps://www.success-corp.co.jp/developments
K2 Gameshttp://k2-games.com/service/
Think Logichttp://www.thinklogic.co.jp/service/service01.html
Esquadrahttp://esquadra.co.jp/
UEIhttp://www.uei.co.jp/solution/game-works/
Artdinkhttp://www.artdink.co.jp/index.html
Red Entertainmenthttp://red-entertainment.co.jp/
NJ Holdingshttps://www.njhd.jp/
Game Studiohttp://www.gamestudio.co.jp/index.html
Interlexhttp://www.interlex.co.jp/
Dazzlehttps://dzl.co.jp/
Pocket Querieshttp://www.pocket-queries.co.jp/index.html
C4Onhttp://c4on.jp/
Otwohttp://www.otwo.jp/
Sonic moovhttps://www.sonicmoov.com/
Ediahttp://www.edia.co.jp/
Increwshttps://www.increws.co.jp/
Techwayhttp://www.tech-way.co.jp/
Adorehttp://adore.bz/
R-Forcehttps://www.r-force.co.jp/service
Clinkshttp://www.clinks.jp/
Be-Higherhttp://be-higher.jp/
Magical Companyhttp://www.mahou.co.jp/
Apomichttp://apomic.com/
Hinatahttp://hinata3.co.jp/
Papaya Battery Developmenthttp://www.8818.co.jp/
Noisehttp://www.noise-games.com/

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