Store signs are displayed on a street near Kichijoji Station in Tokyo on Aug. 23.
Store signs are displayed on a street near Kichijoji Station in Tokyo on Aug. 23. | BLOOMBERG

Japan is covered with domestic and overseas chain stores, but often consumers don’t know the origins or current owners. Try out our quiz to see if you know the history of these brands, then read more about foreign companies adapting to Japanese styles and tastes.