Japanese female idols have teamed up to type the ‘Virtual Currency Girls’ group to promote the understanding of cryptocurrencies by means of entertainment. Every of its 8 members represents a cryptocurrency: bitcoin cash, bitcoin, ether, neo, nem, ripple, mona, and cardano.
The Japanese idol agency called Cinderella Academy has designed a female idol group named “Virtual Currency Girls,” consisting of members selected from an already-established idol group with a zodiac constellation theme produced by the exact same agency.
Each and every of the group’s 8 members represents a cryptocurrency that is well-known in the Japanese market. According to neighborhood publications, 18-year-old Naruse Lara who represents bitcoin cash (BCH) is the leader of the group. Representing bitcoin (BTC) is 16-year-old Hinano Shirahama. 22-year-old Suzuka Minami is neo (NEO). 17-year-olds Kanako Matsuzawa and Koharu Kamikawa are cardano (ADA) and nem (XEM) respectively. 15-year-old Hinata Kozuki is ripple (XRP). Ether (ETH) and monacoin (MONA) are represented by Ami Amo and Momo Aisu respectively the two did not disclose their ages.
The Japanese idol phenomenon started in the early 1970s. Today it is a multi-million dollar business in Japan and South Korea. Talent agencies hold auditions for boys and girls with small or no prior expertise in the entertainment industry. The youngsters are trained and marketed as idols or aspiring stars/starlets to be function models and adored for their sweetness and innocence. They sing, dance, carry out in plays, and appear in television commercials, among other public-facing perform.
According to the announcement by Cinderella Academy, the group intends “to market [through] entertainment that virtual currency is not a tool for speculation but a technology that creates a fantastic future.”
They cited concerns over initial coin offering (ICO) fraud and monetary damages through speculation, adding that “If you leave as it is, there will be a massive crash someplace, and the quantity of individuals who make a massive loss will boost.”
The group accepts cryptocurrencies for tickets to their live performances as effectively as merchandise sales. Leader Naruse Lara commented:
[Virtual Currency Girls] is a unit that meticulously selects future currencies from a quantity of virtual currencies and spreads appropriate knowledge by way of entertainment.
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Pictures courtesy of Shutterstock, Cinderella Academy, and Virtual Currency Girls group.
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Published at Sun, 07 Jan 2018 12:30:14 +0000