Metaverse NFT from Japan Sets New Record
NOBORDER.z FZE (Representative: RIO TAKESHI KUBO / hereinafter referred to as NOBORDER.z) has partnered with Bybit, one of the world’s largest crypto asset exchanges, to sell NFT of “ULTRAMAN” (Eiichi Shimizu x Tomohiro Shimoguchi / Published by Heroes Inc.) for use in the NFT game “XANA” in the XANA metaverse.The NFT was sold out in just 10 seconds.
XANA, one of the world’s most popular blockchain-based metaverse platforms today, has partnered with Bybit, one of the world’s largest crypto asset exchanges with a daily trading volume of over 600 billion yen, to sell NFT game cards for “ULTRAMAN” as the first IP for NFTDuel, an NFT game in the XANA metaverse.A Bybit’s exclusive mystery box was sold for $50, and 20,000 NFT (4,000 packs)(25.6 million Japanese yen) sold out in 10 seconds!, making it one of the biggest successes in the history of Bybit NFT. The total secondary sales amounted to more than 60 million yen in two days.
The NFT released this time contains rare cards at three times the rate of the regular NFT packs of “NFTDuel” to be released by XANA in the future, and In addition, the NFT was a ByBit exclusive, containing a 1% chance of containing the top-ranked first-ranked “Genesis Card” series of limited edition cards, which are currently priced between 60,000 yen and 3 million yen on XANALIA, the NFT marketplace of XANA.The sale was instantaneous, with approximately 2,000 people able to get their hands on the packs, and the opening event was a great success in each community.
■ XANA’s comments
Bybit is one of the most successful platforms in the global crypto asset market and we are very pleased to be partnering with them as they have a large community of loyal users.NFT will create even more value by becoming a part of the Metaverse and will bring new business models to IP holders, creators, and the communities that support them. Together with Bybit, we plan to continue to bring great Japanese IP to the world in a new style.
■ Bybit’s comment
XANA is one of the most successful platforms in the field, excelling at creating content from attractive IP into a utility-rich metaverse using state-of-the-art methods.It is also well known for being very community oriented and is a very promising project.We look forward to have another great collaboration with them.”
NFT DUEL” is one of the most popular game genres in the world.It is a trading card game that uses NFT technology to grant users true ownership of the cards themselves, allowing them to trade them freely in the global marketplace.In addition, users themselves become avatars and can freely interact and compete with other users they meet in the metaverse created by the NFT.
■ About “ULTRAMAN” (Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi)
ULTRAMAN – A Japanese manga series by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi released by Comiplex(https://viewer.heros-web.com/), is the comic series inspired by “Ultraman Series” – SFX Tokusatsu TVseries produced by Tsuburaya Productions. The story unfolds decades after the world depicted in Original “Ultraman” .The full 3DCG anime version has also been distributed worldwide over 192 countries exclusively by Netflix since April 2019 and has won first place in “What’s Hot? 2019: Top 10 Most Watched Anime (Japan)” by Netflix. The production of SEASON 2 has already been announced for spring of 2022. It has been translated into 11 languages
■ About XANA
NOBORDER.z is developing an NFT-based metaverse platform and blockchain infrastructure. It provides various products, services, and technologies that allow users, companies, and IPs to conduct various activities on the metaverse freely. It is currently one of the world’s most popular metaverse platforms, announcing collaborations such as the Koto Heartfull Museum, which aims to promote the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, Milan Fashion Week in Italy, ULTRAMAN, Astro Boy x local government, and many more.
XANA Metaverse App (public alpha version).
■ About XANALIA
XANALIA is an NFT marketplace that has attracted global attention, ranking 8th in global trading volume in July 2021 and “No. 1 NFT Marketplace in Expectations” in Japan, developed by NOBORDER.z and operated by XANALIA Limited. It features (1) NFT, (2) linkage with the Metaverse, and (3) DeFi (decentralized finance) model, which are currently the fastest growing areas in the blockchain market, and its diluted potential market capitalization exceeded $1.4 billion (approximately 165 billion yen) within one month after its launch.
Together with Pony Canyon Planning Inc., Fujiland Inc. and Fuji Creative Corporation, the company is holding the “XANALIA NFTART AWARDS 2021” to discover and support creators from around the world.
■ About NOBORDER.z
A next-generation entertainment technology company with a vision of “Wonderful world with Noborders” and operations in five countries around the world, centered in New York, USA and Dubai. The company operates a business that fuses entertainment and technology, including a metaverse based on blockchain technology and an NFT platform.
■ Corporate information
|Company Name||NOBORDER.z FZE|
|Location||Business Center, AI Smooch Building, UAQ Free Trade Zone, Umm AI Quwain, UAE.|
|Business content||Development of blockchain technology, VR, XR, AI, NFT and operation of service|
|Representative||Rio Takeshi Kubo|
■ Contact information
|Department||Public relations department|