Global City of Culture MetaTokyo To Use NFT Tech to Create a Next-Generation Metaverse, Connecting Cultures in World First
03.August.2021 | BUSINESS
ASOBISYSTEM, ParadeALL, and Fracton Ventures will be working together and utilizing NFT technology to create Global City of Culture Tokyo, a next-generation Metaverse connecting creators and companies in Japan and overseas. The project, titled MetaTokyo, is the first of its kind.
MetaTokyo uses the new NFT technology and blockchains to distribute new culture and entertainment from around the world, aiming to realize the ideals of the Web 3.0 movement in order to create a new society where culture and cities are connected.
Decentraland will be the center of this next-generation Metaverse, with land purchased and construction preparations already in full swing.
● Creating a digital city of culture and area development
● Using NFT technology to share Japan’s digital culture with the world
● Boosting the global creator economy from Tokyo and fulfilling Web 3.0 ideals
This is just the beginning, so make sure to check out the various upcoming projects planned for MetaTokyo.
FRUITS ZIPPER Performs for Audiences in 101 Countries in the Metaverse
23.December.2022 | MUSIC
The Metaverse Music Festival, a virtual event organized by the global Web3 platform Decentraland, took place starting on November 10, 2022, featuring a number of Japanese artists.
FRUITS ZIPPER was one of the performing acts, appearing on the MetaTokyo stage on November 11 and November 12.
According to data from MetaTokyo, a total of 20,000 viewers from 101 countries around the world watched the performances, including those from the United States, Canada, Japan, Spain, Germany, and Brazil.
This spring, the idol group FRUITS ZIPPER released the track Watashino Ichiban Kawaiitokoro, which racked up over 600 million views on TikTok. The music video has amassed over 5.5 million views on YouTube, and despite having just debuted, the girls performed at all major idol festivals over the summer.
In November, the group’s second solo concert at Shibuya WWW X was a major success. In February 2023, the girls will begin the FRUITS ZIPPER 1st LIVE TOUR 2023 WINTER scheduled to conclude at LINE CUBE SHIBUYA on February 12. The group will also perform at a New Year’s Eve event in Tainan, Taiwan. Keep an eye out for them in 2023!
Japanese Artists to Perform in MetaTokyo Area at Metaverse Music Festival
02.November.2022 | Uncategorized
Metaverse Music Festival will feature a MetaTokyo area this year! The event is being organized by Decentraland, a global Web3 Metaverse platform. A number of Japanese artists will perform, including Edo Lena, MISOSHITA, and Atarashii Gakko!
In the special MetaTokyo area, a giant Metaani x Kyary Pamyu Pamyu character will be dancing to the beat. The popular collab appeared in April of this year and was an instant hit with NFT fans around the world. Those with an interest in Japanese culture can also enjoy some unique content streamed in the area. The Metaverse Music Festival will be held from November 10 until November 13, 2022.
Participating Japanese Artists
According to a recent announcement from Decentraland, Ozzy Osbourne, Soulja Boy, Dillon Francis, SNH48, and others will perform at OZZFEST, a festival organized by Ozzy Osbourne. Atarashii Gakko! will perform on the main Tower of Babel Stage.
The festival area will also feature special stages and areas in collaboration with a number of partners. MetaTokyo is one such partner sure to be a hit with audiences around the world!
Within the MetaTokyo area, Metaverse diva and artist Edo Lena and Metaverse creator MISOSHITA will perform. Other J-pop artists are scheduled to perform for audiences worldwide.
Giant Metaani x Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
A giant Metaani x Kyary Pamyu Pamyu will appear within the Metaverse. First appearing in April 2022, guests will be treated to Kyary’s popular song Dodonpa when they first enter, and will be able to take selfies with the huge character in a way not possible in the real world.
Metaverse Music Festival
Date: November 12, 2022 at 2:00AM (JST)
How to Participate:
Visit the pre-registration page below and click “WANT TO GO.”
*Only the PC version of Chrome is supported.
*Visitors entering the event as a guest won’t need to have a virtual currency wallet.
*Some restrictions apply
Digital Fashion, NFTs, and the Metaverse Come Together for AMIAYA x STREET x MetaTokyo Collab
26.March.2022 | FASHION
AMIAYA, a twin fashion unit representing Tokyo and signed to ASOBISYSTEM, is diving into the Metaverse! MetaTokyo is teaming up with the models to create NFT photography, open a digital pop-up museum, and provide wearable items for fans’ avatars. The collaboration is an official installation for Metaverse Fashion Week held on the global metaverse platform Decentraland. The event began on March 24, 2022.
‘AMIAYA x STREET TOKYO FASHION 2021ss’ takes center stage in this collaboration. The photobook was made with popular street snap magazine STREET with photos taken by editor-in-chief Shoichi Aoki. The two models are seen wearing the latest Tokyo fashion on the streets of Harajuku and other areas of Japan’s capital city. The company is intent on promoting local culture and fashion worldwide as part of the ‘Web 3.0 Era.’
SPACE, a pop-up museum built on land owned by MetaTokyo in Decentraland, is now highlighting the AMIAYA and STREET collaboration with an immersive photo exhibition. Fans can also snag AMIAYA-themed wearables for their avatars.
Photos from the AMIAYA x STREET collab are now available as NFTs on OpenSea, the world’s largest NFT marketplace. A total of 330 unique items will be available, so don’t miss out!
MetaTokyo Launches First Project in the Metaverse with Genereativemasks
22.November.2021 | FASHION
The Metaverse has been in the news lately, and the future is looking more and more digital. ASOBISYSTEM, ParadeAll, and Fraction Ventures have teamed up to build Japan’s first pop-up museum focusing on generative art in MetaTokyo, an open cultural city in the open Metaverse using NFT. This will exhibit one of the largest NFT art projects in Japan, Generativemasks.
Generative art refers to artworks that are generated by code, using computer software.
MetaTokyo Pass (MetaTokyo Digital Passport)
The architecture of MetaTokyo was created by MISOSHITA, a Metaverse/VR creator active not only in Japan but around the world. The interior and exterior were designed in collaboration with Generativemasks and other contributors to make a completely unique structure in the Metaverse. The NFT MetaTokyo Pass, functioning as a digital passport, is on sale now, allowing owners to access a number of activities and special privileges, including access to exclusive events and restricted areas within the MetaVerse.
MetaTokyo is the world’s first project to connect NFTs with the MetaVerse and is the first project of its kind to be implemented globally.