Japan's 40 Richest

Minami, Kiyoe; Doebele, Justin
June 2007
Forbes Asia;6/18/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p36
The article provides information on the top 40 richest people in Japan as of June 2007, according to "Forbes Asia" magazine. Real estate developer Akira Mori, who benefited from Japan's first rise in average land prices in 16 years, takes the top spot for the first time. The list's biggest gainer is Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo's legendary chairman. Three self-made peddlers of consumer goods enter the list including billionaire Masahiro Miki, who runs shoe retailer and wholesaler ABC Mart.


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