The curtains are rising on a new act in the entertainment industry. Legendary Japanese producer Yasushi Akimoto is teaming up with Astar Network to bring the power of blockchain and web3 to the world of idols. This ambitious collaboration looks to revolutionize the relationship between artists and fans on a global scale.
Introducing YOAKE Entertainment
Akimoto is widely considered a godfather of Japan's sprawling idol scene. Through companies like AKB48, Nogizaka46, and SKE48, he helped shape the multi-billion dollar idol market. Now, he's taken on an executive role with YOAKE Entertainment - a joint venture combining the talents of top Japanese entertainment firms.
YOAKE will utilize web3 and blockchain technology to "create global entertainment content and an idol economy". No small task, but if anyone can orchestrate such an innovative production it's Akimoto. He's spent decades arranging complex idol ecosystems with countless moving parts. Blockchain is just a new kind of stage for this master showman to command.
Source: Coin Codex