Coincheck is a Japanese cryptocurrency trading platform and Bitcoin wallet that was founded in 2014. Its exchange services allow you to swap fiat currency for Bitcoin or Ether. Coincheck is a member of the Japan Blockchain Association and one of the key producers of Japanese government cryptocurrency use regulations.
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Coincheck has hired top-tier movie director and event organizer Kenji Kohashi to develop its metaverse area in the Sandbox Game. The exchange revealed in a news statement that Kohashi would become the creative director of a project called "Oasis TOKYO," which Coincheck refers to as a metaverse metropolis. The idea was jointly created by Coincheck and The Sandbox, according to the business.
Kohashi rose to prominence as an actor, appearing in films such as "Azumi" (2003) and "Godzilla: Final Wars" (2004). He recently moved into filmmaking, releasing the highly praised film "Don't Stop" in 2011. He has since worked on government programs such as the Cool Japan initiative. Kohashi most recently conceived and supervised the most recent Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony in Tokyo late last year. He has also been tasked with planning and executing the 2025 Japan World Expo, which will be hosted in Osaka.
As the new creative director of Oasis TOKYO, Coincheck noted that Kohashi will be engaged in crafting user experience ideas and stories as Coincheck's initiative takes development. The corporation made big investments in LAND, the digital real estate utilized in The Sandbox, last year. The business hopes to build a synergy with its new NFT marketplace. Coincheck said that its relationship with Kobashi would provide Oasis TOKYO with its own vision and tale. According to the company, the city will be a community platform for a metaverse and NFTs, presenting the notion of a year 2035 near-future metropolis.
The exchange intends to build art museums, theaters, and other amenities in a symbolic street-scape evoking the image of Japan. Coincheck reached a similar partnership earlier this month with fashion designer Tomo Koizumi, who has dressed Lady Gaga and Misia.
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