Japanese manga writers can’t get sufficient of cryptocurrency and blockchain expertise. First there was the manga-themed monacoin (MONA) and its accompanying MonaComi manga comedian sequence. Then got here a bitcoin (BTC)-themed manga sequence that revolves across the origins of the world’s hottest cryptocurrency.
And the newest addition to this fast-growing arsenal of crypto-themed literary artwork is Nobunaga Blockchain – a sequence all about sparking social revolution utilizing the facility of blockchain expertise.
The brand new title was penned by a former monetary sector employee who has determined to place his blockchain expertise experience to make use of on the earth of manga writing.
Per a press launch from writer Gentosha, the sequence facilities round a feminine worker at an IT firm. She butts heads with a cussed and slow-witted supervisor who frustrates her efforts to introduce a blockchain technology-powered enterprise platform.
The feminine protagonist vows to turn into proficient in blockchain expertise and “overthrow the outdated social system.”
Issues get implausible when she is aided by a time-traveling revolutionary hero from Japan’s previous – who seems to be simply as eager on the concept of blockchain expertise as she is. Collectively, the duo plots to “create a brand new social construction” the place every part is decentralized, sensible contracts are the norm and cryptocurrencies substitute standard fiats.
The primary concern (“Block 1”), out there right here, makes quite a few references to blockchain expertise, in addition to a few bitcoin references.
The writer has referred to as on readers to chime in with their very own questions and feedback about blockchain.
The press launch authors quote the sequence’ artist as stating,
“I actually didn’t know a lot about blockchain expertise earlier than I began work on this title, however I’m now amazed daily by its potential to turn into a world-changing expertise. The author has made it very straightforward to grasp, and got here up with a blockchain-themed storyline.”
The sequence even has a real-life blockchain backer, within the type of Japanese blockchain HR and schooling firm TART.
The agency’s CEO opined that the brand new sequence may assist “individuals who know nothing about blockchain develop an curiosity” within the expertise.
In Japan, it appears, the relationship between bitcoin, blockchain, anime and manga continues to deepen by the day.