Tokyu Railways distributes over 6,000 limited NFTs in record time

Excitement around NFTs has reached new heights in Japan. Recently, the news that Tokyu Railway, one of Japan’s largest railway companies, is issuing limited NFTs on the Astar Network has driven Japanese NFT enthusiasts into a frenzy.

Astar Network co-founder and CEO Sonata Wantanabe announced the news on Twitter, revealing that more than 6,000 NFTs were distributed in just one day. The content of the notification is as follows:

“As of today, Tokyu Railway is distributing limited NFTs issued on Astar Network. In one day, more than 6,000 NFTs (new addresses) were distributed.”

This information has aroused widespread concern in Japanese society. The limited NFT was only given away for free at the opening, resulting in a long queue at Shin-Yokohama Station. This marks the growing popularity of NFTs in Japan, where people are eager to acquire these unique digital assets.

Astar Network is a decentralized infrastructure that allows developers to build new blockchain applications. The cooperation with Tokyu Railways is part of Astar’s plan to promote web3 in Tokyo.according to a recent report KyptosAstar has partnered with Tokyo’s innovation-driven district, Shibuya, to drive web3 initiatives in the region.

Given the recent rise in popularity of NFTs around the world, Astar’s partnership with Shibuya and Tokyu Railway shows that Japan is not slow to embrace this emerging trend. The move is expected to pave the way for more collaborations between blockchain companies and traditional Japanese companies in the future.

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according to Kyptos

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