Japan has always had a culture of trying to adopt everything.
JP People also think this idea “All things have a spirit”, so JP has many celebrations like
visiting a temple on New Year's Eve (even though people are not Buddhism),
Halloween, Christmas (even though people are not Christian).
The Japanese food custom is also based on the same idea. People tend to eat everything, so there are many kinds of concept restaurant in Japan, which are Western, ethnic and whatever they can eat.
It is Japanese tradition to take in various things once and absorb good points, and it is called "the hybridity of Japanese culture". In other words, it indicates that the new product reaches to a certain number of people.
Therefore CF is really useful way to enter the JP market at first.
Superiority in crowdfunding
1. It is a platform where brands bring new products and new concepts.
2. There are many similar products, and some funding succeeded.
3. We can feature on the "born in America", "born in Europe" and "born in Canada" that makes Japanese people more attractive.
From the above point of view, trying to sell your product in Japan can be easily to fund compared to kickstarter, but from the other point of view, "Japanese is severe about products quality", we are not sure you can sell your products continually in a Japan.
We do not say that your products must fit and record good sales for sure. That includes some sort of risk as well. We are not a marketing company. you can estimate how much you spend for Ads cost to succeed the funding of your product in Japan, based on the consumer trends from your own kickstarter campaign. When you post your project in the Japanese market, Please consider and improve it.