Japanese brands

What do you think of Japanese brands? There are world's famous car manufacturing companies such as TOYOTA and HONDA and watch manufacturer SEIKO are major examples. Japanese Sake, beer, whisky, and other alcohol beverages are getting popular in the world. For the fashion concious people, Japanese clothing brands are popular. For example, COMME des GARÇONS (a Japanese prêt-à-porter brand) and UNIQLO get so much attention from those people.