|Bank of Yokohama||Chiba Bank||Mizuho Bank||Mitsubishi UFJ||Shinsei Bank||Sumitomo Mitsui|
- 77 Bank – The largest bank in the Tohoku region. It was established in 1878 as Japan's 77th national bank. The Bank has over 240 local branches and representative office in Shanghai. As of December 31, 2013, The 77 Bank had ¥8,049 billion in total assets.
- Aichi Bank – A regional bank whose business base is Aichi Prefecture, the central prefecture of the Tokai region. It has a domestic service network comprising 105 branches, and also engages in international operations.
- Bank of Fukuoka – One of the largest regional banks in Japan. It operates in Kyushu region including Fukuoka, Jumamoto, and Nagasaki prefectures.
- Bank of Japan – The central bank of Japan (often called Nichigin), founded in 1882 after Meiji Restoration.
- Bank of Kyoto – The largest retail bank in Kyoto Prefecture. The Bank’s operating area consists of Kyoto, Shiga, Osaka, Nara and Hyogo prefectures.
- Bank of Nagoya was founded in 1949 and is a commercial bank based in Nagoya city, Aichi prefecture. It offers a wide range of banking facilities through one hundred and eighteen branches and seven sub-branches in Japan and four overseas representative offices in Singapore, New York, Shanghai and Nantong. The Bank has nine consolidated subsidiaries, all based in Nagoya, Japan.
- Bank of Saga – A regional bank whose primary business base comprises Saga and Fukuoka prefectures in northern Kyushu. As of March 31, 2012, the Bank of Saga’s balance of deposits amounted to ¥1,900 billion (US$23 billion).
- Bank of Yokohama (BOY) – A regional bank based in Yokohama City, Kanagawa. It has 196 domestic branches and 399 ATMs located in Tokyo, Osaka, Aichi, Kanagawa and Gunma and offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong, London and New York. At March 31, 2011, the Bank's assets and deposits amounted to ¥12,521 billion and ¥10,725 billion, respectively.
- Chiba Bank – The second-largest regional bank in Japan. The Chiba Bank’s operating area consists of Chiba Prefecture and the neighboring areas of eastern Tokyo, Saitama and Ibaraki Prefecture. At September 30, 2012, the company had total assets of ¥10,958 billion and total deposits of ¥9,564 billion.
- Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank (DKB) was one of the largest banks in Japan, with operations in more than 30 countries. In 2000, it was acquired by Mizuho Holdings. DKB was formed in 1971 through the merger of Dai Ichi Bank and Nippon Kangyo Bank.
- Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) – JBIC is the international wing of Japan Finance Corporation (JFC) established on October 1, 2008. JFC is a public corporation wholly owned by the Japanese government. The purpose of the Japan Finance Corporation (JFC) is to contribute to the sound socioeconomic development of Japan and the international community, and to improvement in the lives of Japanese citizens.
- Japan Post Bank was established in 2006 and operates as a subsidiary of Japan Post Holdings. As of March 31, 2012, it had total assets of over ¥ 195.8 trillion.
- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) – The largest banking group in Japan and one of the largest in the world. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ serves as the core retail and commercial banking arm of MUFG.
- Mizuho Financial Group – One of the three largest financial institutions in Japan and 12th largest in the world in terms of assets. As of March 31, 2014, the company had total assets of ¥175.823 trillion ($1.708 trillion).
- Nanto Bank – A regional bank that mainly operates in Nara Prefecture, Japan. The bank was established in June 1934 and has 132 domestic branches as well as representative offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai. As of March 31, 2011, the Nanto Bank’s total assets amounted to ¥4,608.561 billion.
- Nomura Holdings – A financial services company in Japan established on December 25, 1925.
- Norinchukin Bank – A cooperative bank serving agricultural, fishing and forestry cooperatives. As of March 31, 2012, the Bank had ¥72,262.9 billion in total assets.
- OITA Bank – Founded in 1893, OITA serves the southwestern Kyushu area of Japan. It is increasing its focus on the retail market. The bank has more than 100 local branches.
- Resona Bank, ltd. is a subsidiary of Resona Holdings, Inc. As of March 31, 2012, Resona Bank had JPY 28.008 trillion (US$338 billion) in total assets.
- Resona Group – The fourth-largest banking group in Japan comprising three banks: Resona Bank, Saitama Resona Bank and Kinki Osaka Bank. As of March 31, 2014, Resona Holdings had total assets of over JPY 44.7 trillion.
- Shinsei Bank was founded as the Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan in 1952 and was renamed Shinsei Bank following its privatization in 2000. As of November 5, 2014, it had a market cap of $5.8 billion.
- Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) – One of the biggest financial groups in Japan along with MHFG and MUFG. It is the holding company for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking.
Biggest Banks in Japan
|Rank||Company||Total assets, JPY m, 30/06/2012||Total assets, US$bn, 30/06/2012|
|1||Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group||222,245,345||2,784.51|
|2||Mizuho Financial Group||165,058,363||2,068.02|
|3||Sumitomo Mitsui Financial||138,120,170||1,730.51|
|5||Sumitomo Mitsui Trust||34,317,816||429.968|
|6||Bank of Yokohama||12,798,518||160.353|
|7||Fukuoka Financial Group||12,787,626||160.216|
|9||Hokuhoku Financial Group||10,732,435||134.467|
|11||Yamaguchi Financial Group||8,802,407||110.285|
|14||Nishi-Nippon City Bank||7,603,127||95.260|
|17||Bank of Kyoto||7,224,918||90.521|
|24||Senshu Ikeda Holdings||4,958,838||62.129|
|30||Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank||4,486,613||56.213|
|32||San-In Godo Bank||4,039,697||50.613|
The currency exchange rate on June 30, 2012