Japan, a relatively quiet and traditionally isolated market, is about to set a precedent that could change the cryptocurrency sector.
Japan's largest bitcoin exchange by volume has announced a new round of fundraising backed by three domestic financial giants.
When new legislation becomes law later this year, Japan's blockchain market will see financial giants come on board, industry insiders tell CoinDesk.
Japan’s central bank is set to host an event focused on distributed ledger tech next month.
Japan’s government is sending three blockchain startups to the US as part of a technology innovation program.
NRI's Takeo Nishikata examines some of the discussion around blockchain, seeking to "clarify all the misunderstandings" around the technology.
Japanese blockchain consortium BCCC has passed the 100 member milestone as well as having graduated 100 students from its Blockchain Daigakko.
Mizuho Bank is weighing possible client-facing services after testing a prototype digital currency in partnership with IBM Japan.
A group of major Japanese banks has published the first results of a blockchain interbank payments trial.
The Japan Exchange Group (JPX) has formed a consortium between several companies within its umbrella to test a blockchain proof-of-concept.