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HELLO! TOKYO FRIENDS, an interactive portal for enjoying tourism in a large-scale virtual Tokyo Metaverse world on Roblox and in real life Tokyo, launches on February 15, 2024

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

TOKYO, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Convention and Visitors Bureau have launched an interactive portal titled "HELLO! TOKYO FRIENDS" that utilizes the Metaverse (a virtual space built on the Internet) and augmented reality (AR) technology. This portal aims to promote Tokyo's appeal as a tourist destination both in Japan and internationally, and to further increase the number of Tokyo enthusiasts.

Key Points: 
  • Interactive portal for enjoying tourism in a virtual Tokyo Metaverse and in real life, launches February 15th.
  • TOKYO FRIENDS" will be launched on February 15, 2024 to expand the circle of friends while enjoying sightseeing through games and AR photography in the Metaverse and the real city of Tokyo.
  • Web App, which allows users to enjoy real sightseeing in Tokyo, will enable them to enjoy the "sightseeing city of TOKYO".
  • Available alongside the launch, this app connects the virtual world of Roblox with the real streets of Tokyo.

JCB offers discount campaign for JCB cardmembers outside Japan at Tokyo Tower, symbol of Tokyo

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Monday, May 15, 2023

To receive this offer, JCB cardmembers simply present the JCB Special Offers campaign page and pay with their JCB Card which was issued outside Japan.

Key Points: 
  • To receive this offer, JCB cardmembers simply present the JCB Special Offers campaign page and pay with their JCB Card which was issued outside Japan.
  • JCB and TOKYO TOWER Co., Ltd. have partnered to welcome tourists from outside of Japan with this special offer to enrich the experience of visiting Japan for JCB cardmembers outside of Japan, and to welcome many visitors to Japan to Tokyo Tower, which has been the symbol of Tokyo and a familiar face since it opened in 1958, as a "uniquely Japanese" experience.
  • As a Japanese brand with a spirit of hospitality, JCB provides services that enrich JCB cardmembers' travel experience.
  • Visit "JCB Global," the official YouTube channel, and the JCB Special Offers website[1] for beneficial campaigns and convenient services in multiple languages.

The second Japan Web3 Hackathon competition, Tokyo Web3 Spring Hackathon, is about to officially begin

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Tuesday, May 2, 2023

CGV FoF recently sponsored one of the most influential Web3 offline summits in Japan, the TEAMZ Web3 Summit 2023, and will organize the Tokyo Web3 Spring Hackathon (TWSH) Demo Day event at Toranomon Hills on the first day of the summit (May 17th) in Tokyo.

Key Points: 
  • CGV FoF recently sponsored one of the most influential Web3 offline summits in Japan, the TEAMZ Web3 Summit 2023, and will organize the Tokyo Web3 Spring Hackathon (TWSH) Demo Day event at Toranomon Hills on the first day of the summit (May 17th) in Tokyo.
  • The choice of Japan as the birthplace of TWSH is in line with the Japanese government's efforts to develop Web3.
  • Recently, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida stated that the advent of the Web3 era could lead to economic growth in Japan.
  • Japan has great development potential in the encryption and Web3 fields and may occupy an important position in the global Web3 market.

Strengthening the collaboration model with IPs

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Tuesday, March 7, 2023

TOKYO, March 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- TEG, INC. (TEG. Corporate headquarters: Minato-ward, Tokyo; president and CEO: Yasuo Hara) has a diversified business in the esports/entertainment field, including RED° TOKYO TOWER, based in Tokyo Tower, one of the most famous landmarks in Japan. TEG opened the largest-scale esports park in Japan, "RED° TOKYO TOWER," in April 2022 and has developed and operated it under the concept of providing "Next Generation Entertainment Experiences".

Key Points: 
  • This time, TEG will expand its collaboration with IPs (Intellectual Properties) conducted at RED° TOKYO TOWER.
  • As part of this ongoing effort, TEG will collaborate with IPs using NFT digital items.
  • As the first step of this initiative, TEG will be organizing an IP collaboration NFT give-away exclusive to the RED TOKEN community members, which is highly compatible with NFTs.
  • Starting with this first step, we will be rolling out further NFT collaborations with other IPs.

Strengthening the collaboration model with IPs

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Tuesday, March 7, 2023

TOKYO, March 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- TEG, INC. (TEG. Corporate headquarters: Minato-ward, Tokyo; president and CEO: Yasuo Hara) has a diversified business in the esports/entertainment field, including RED° TOKYO TOWER, based in Tokyo Tower, one of the most famous landmarks in Japan. TEG opened the largest-scale esports park in Japan, "RED° TOKYO TOWER," in April 2022 and has developed and operated it under the concept of providing "Next Generation Entertainment Experiences".

Key Points: 
  • This time, TEG will expand its collaboration with IPs (Intellectual Properties) conducted at RED° TOKYO TOWER.
  • As part of this ongoing effort, TEG will collaborate with IPs using NFT digital items.
  • As the first step of this initiative, TEG will be organizing an IP collaboration NFT give-away exclusive to the RED TOKEN community members, which is highly compatible with NFTs.
  • Starting with this first step, we will be rolling out further NFT collaborations with other IPs.

World's First Celebrity NFT Platform TOKAU Launches its First Metaverse MetaTokyo and Begins Sales of Digital Real Estate

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Friday, February 11, 2022

MetaTokyo is about to release Land Sale

Key Points: 
  • The area will be released to all users on 11th February at 2:59pm (UTC), and its digital real estate "Land" will be on public sale on TOKAU Dapp.
  • These sections, known as "Land", will be offered as digital real estate to all MetaCity users, where digital games, social platforms and living experiences will be available to explore.
  • What makes MetaCity stand out from other metaverse projects is that users can join MetaCity as creator or player.
  • Founded in June 2021, TOKAU is the first global platform focusing on celebrities' interactions with their fans using blockchain NFT technology.

World's First Celebrity NFT Platform TOKAU Launches its First Metaverse MetaTokyo and Begins Sales of Digital Real Estate

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The area will be released to allusers in Feb, 2022, and its digital real estate "Land" will be on public sale on TOKAU Dapp.

Key Points: 
  • The area will be released to allusers in Feb, 2022, and its digital real estate "Land" will be on public sale on TOKAU Dapp.
  • These sections, known as "Land", will be offered as digital real estate to all MetaCity users, where digital games, social platforms and living experiences will be available to explore.
  • What makes MetaCity stand out from other metaverse projects is that users can join MetaCity as creator or player.
  • Founded in June 2021, TOKAU is the first global platform focusing on celebrities' interactions with their fans using blockchain NFT technology.

100 LANDMARKS ACROSS THE WORLD LIGHT UP IN UNITY TO RAISE AWARENESS TO END NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES ON WORLD NTD DAY 2022

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Monday, January 31, 2022

Originally announced in Abu Dhabi in 2019, the 100 'light ups' aim to shine a light on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), as World NTD Day supports the goal of the World Health Organization (WHO) to eliminate at least one NTD from 100 endemic countries by 2030.

Key Points: 
  • Originally announced in Abu Dhabi in 2019, the 100 'light ups' aim to shine a light on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), as World NTD Day supports the goal of the World Health Organization (WHO) to eliminate at least one NTD from 100 endemic countries by 2030.
  • World NTD Day is a global movement that aims to galvanize the global health community and engage the public in the urgent effort to end NTDs.
  • Through the UAE helmed diplomatic efforts to obtain official recognition of the day with several WHO Member States, World NTD Day was officially recognized by the WHO in May 2021.
  • We are pleased to see the Day providing a platform for raising awareness through the new 100% Committed campaign and efforts such as the light-up activation.

100 LANDMARKS ACROSS THE WORLD LIGHT UP IN UNITY TO RAISE AWARENESS TO END NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES ON WORLD NTD DAY 2022

Retrieved on: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Originally announced in Abu Dhabi in 2019, the 100 'light ups' aim to shine a light on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), as World NTD Day supports the goal of the World Health Organization (WHO) to eliminate at least one NTD from 100 endemic countries by 2030.

Key Points: 
  • Originally announced in Abu Dhabi in 2019, the 100 'light ups' aim to shine a light on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), as World NTD Day supports the goal of the World Health Organization (WHO) to eliminate at least one NTD from 100 endemic countries by 2030.
  • World NTD Day is a global movement that aims to galvanize the global health community and engage the public in the urgent effort to end NTDs.
  • Through the UAE helmed diplomatic efforts to obtain official recognition of the day with several WHO Member States, World NTD Day was officially recognized by the WHO in May 2021.
  • We are pleased to see the Day providing a platform for raising awareness through the new 100% Committed campaign and efforts such as the light-up activation.