Last year, Japanese consumers were asking more questions than ever about cryptocurrency trading and ICOs, new data reveals.
The new owner of Japan's Coincheck exchange, Monex Group, says creating its own blockchain with an ICO to follow is on its radar.
A just-launched group of licensed cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan is looking to restore market confidence by adopting self-imposed rules.
A group of Japanese firms is planning a blockchain pilot that would allow rural consumers to trade renewable energy.
U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has announced it is shutting its doors for investors in Japan, citing operational costs.
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange BitFlyer says it will revise its know-your-customer procedures after criticism from a financial regulator.
Japan's Financial Services Agency has published domestic cryptocurrency trading statistics for the first time.
Japan's financial regulator has ordered two cryptocurrency exchanges to halt operations for two months due to insufficient KYC procedures.
Japanese online brokerage Monex Group has confirmed a deal to acquire cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, which suffered a major breach in January.
A research group led by members of Japan's private and public sectors called for ICO regulation and published its recommendations in a report today.