Noma, a Japanese film studio, announced that it will produce three feature films based on the world of cryptocurrencies. The first film, titled The Rhetoric Star, is in production and will be released in 2024.
In an announcement sent to Cointelegraph on Tuesday, Taichi Ito, Noma founder and producer of the series, said the trilogy aims to provide insight into the crypto industry through creative stories. In addition, Ito is proud to show that his team is working on Bitcoin (BTC) award -winning Sefi Carmel expert and sound designer. He also expressed confidence that The Rhetoric Star would “change the way” viewers learn about crypto.
The film series was also produced by Mai Fujimoto, CEO of Tokyo -based blockchain company Gracone, and Ryo Nakatsuji, executive at Japanese publisher CoinPost. Meanwhile, Japanese animator Haruna Gohzu, who has worked on popular anime like Pokémon, Fairy Tail and Demon Slayer will be the leader in the film’s animation.
Sefi Carmel, who designed the sound for the film, said the team wanted to create a series that gives insights from the world’s crypto experts to the masses in a “creative and accessible” way. He said he was honored to join the team and was excited that the world was aiming for a “virtual future that relies on blockchain, cryptocurrency, NFT and more.”
Back in February, blockchain gaming company Animoca brand launched a subsidiary based in Japan for turning Japanese content into nonfungible tokens. This includes content from anime like Dragon Ball and My Hero Academia. In addition to anime, the company will also explore content from games, art and sports.
In April, Japan’s largest social messaging app, Line, launching the NFT market in partnership with Japanese entertainment company Yoshimoto Kogyo. The social platform noted that it will offer up to 40,000 NFT to its user base.