KLab Co., Ltd.
Professional soccer player Yuto Nagatomo appointed as ambassador for new sensation blockchain game “Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-”
BLOCKSMITH & Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Tetsuya Sanada), a subsidiary of KLab Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Hidekatsu Morita) that manages
Web3-related businesses; A corporate group centered on Thirdverse (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Hironao Kunimitsu) is a new sensation blockchain game “Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS” that utilizes the IP of Japan’s leading soccer manga “Captain Tsubasa”. We are pleased to announce that Yuto Nagatomo, a professional soccer player, has been appointed as the ambassador of “-“. In the future, as an ambassador, we plan to do interviews and videos about “Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-“. [Image 1
Photographed by Keiko Nakajima, Magazine House
Comment from professional soccer player Yuto Nagatomo, ambassador of “Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-”
I’m Nagatomo, the ambassador for “Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-“. I also had the opportunity to play the role of Yuto Nagatomo himself in Captain Tsubasa in a TV program project. I am honored to be able to work with Captain Tsubasa, who has continued to convey the joy and wonder of soccer to young soccer players around the world. “Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-” is a block chain game that is a little unfamiliar to most people, but it is a new sensation game that soccer fans and Captain Tsubasa fans can enjoy. Everyone, please try playing. ■ Profile
Born September 12, 1986. In 2006, when he was a student at Meiji University, he was selected for the All Japan University Selection. After the FIFA World Cup tournament held in South Africa in June 2010, he transferred to Cesena of the Italian first division league (Serie A) from July. After that, in January 2011, it was decided that he would be transferred to Inter Milan, based in Milan, and he would shock football fans not only in Japan but around the world. At the 2018 World Cup held in Russia, he was selected as a member of the Japanese national team for the third consecutive time, and played all four matches, contributing to the team’s advance to the final tournament. After that, he returned to FC Tokyo last year after playing at world-famous clubs such as Galatasaray and Olympique Marseille. In 2022, he will face his fourth World Cup in Qatar. About “Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-”
“Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-” is a new type of blockchain game where players who actually appear in the original “Captain Tsubasa” can be nurtured with NFT and played against other players. You can enjoy two game modes: “Rival Mode”, which perfectly reproduces the original, and “PvP Mode”, where players and support characters can compete online. Each NFT player comes with a special move 3D video and generative BGM played in the game. You can raise only one original NFT in the world, create a team, and play against rivals.
We are holding a limited campaign to get characters before the game release! Please see the official Twitter for details.
Official website: https://tsubasa-rivals.com
Twitter (Japanese): https://twitter.com/TsubasaRivalsJA
Twitter (English): https://twitter.com/TsubasaRivalsEN
About BLOCKSMITH & Co.
Company name: BLOCKSMITH & Co. Co., Ltd.
Representative: Tetsuya Sanada, President and CEO
Established: April 1, 2022
Capital: 10 million yen
Head office location: 〒106-6122
Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo Business description: Development and distribution of services such as Game & SocialFi utilizing blockchain technology, crypto assets, and NFTs
About KLab Inc.
Company name: KLab Inc. (English name: KLab Inc.)
Representative: Hidekatsu Morita, President and CEO
Established: August 1, 2000
Capital: 5,363,640,000 yen (as of the end of October 2022)
IPO: Tokyo Stock Exchange Prime (3656)
Head office location: Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6122
Business description: Planning, development and operation of mobile online games URL: https://www.klab.com/jp/
About Thirdverse Inc.
Company name: Thirdverse Inc.
Representative: Hirohisa Kunimitsu, Representative Director and CEO Established: April 30, 2013
Head office location: 2-2-1 KANDA SQUARE 11F WeWork, Kanda Nishikicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Business: Planning, development, and operation of VR/blockchain games Corporate site: https://www.thirdverse.io/
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