Shimano and Daiwa are main Japanese companies who are producing rods but did you hear about other Japanese companies Megabass, Yamaga Blanks or Graphiteleader?
Japan is a large producer of a fishing reel. Choose your Fly Reel, Spinning Reel, Baitcasting Reel, Electric Reel or Centrepin Reel.
Lures from Japan are unique for their precise work with details and colours. Choose your favourite manufacturer.
The fishing line is the only connection between you and the fish. Choose your fly line, fluorocarbon line, braided line, monofilament line, Tenkara line, etc.