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2021.03.25
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Quan character art into NFT

Over 4 billion downloads in the world wide, Quan’s own characters 35 pieces of art works have started to convert to NFT and are now on sale.

Quan Inc. began selling its digital character art through the NFT marketplace Rarible, Quan’s collection page (https://rarible.com/quaninc) on March 25th with the cooperation with Linker inc. The character art works that have been released this time are a total of 35 pieces, including the works that exhibited at our character art exhibition held in Bangkok in February 2020.

This time, Quan starts the project with Usagyuuun, Betakkuma, Business Fish, Sugar Cubs, and Mimi and Neko, all used as Stickers on Facebook, WhatsApp, and other SNS in all over the world. (All characters have more than 100 million downloads).

Each NFTs selling are featured on Rarible, and it is expected that it will attract a lot of attention. (https://rarible.com/)








◎About our blockchain business activity
In May 2018, we released the blockchain application (DApp) “CryptoCrystal”, which was 1st DApp launched by Japanese company (the jurisdiction is a Singapore corporation). It achieved 150,000 pre-registrations. To date, over 11,000 NFT characters have been created on the Ethereum public chain. Since the beginning of 2021, the value of CryptoCrystal NFTs in OpenSea and others have been increasing, and the project is getting attention again.
https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000003.000029274.html

In 2019, in collaboration with Linker Inc., we also challenged to create the character license themselves into NFT. In the future, we plan to release various IPs, not only our own characters but also globally recognized characters and IPs as NFTs.
https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000010.000029274.html

◎About our character and art works achievement
We are partnered with major chat apps around the world (Facebook, WeChat, Line etc.) to provide stickers to SNS users. The number of download stickers has exceeded 4.5 billion times, and it has become the most popular characters in various countries and is developing a character business. In February 2020, we held our first character art exhibition “Exposition Of Internet” in Bangkok, Thailand, which visited more than 1,500 people.
https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000027.000029274.html


■ About Quan Inc.
Since 2012, we have been providing own character stickers to major messaging apps globally. We provide stickers to almost all major messaging apps around the world, including Facebook Messenger in the US, Whatsapp, WeChat in China, LINE in Japan, KakaoTalk in South Korea, Kik Messenger in Canada, and Zalo in Vietnam. Our main characters are used by users all over the world, and as of the end of September 2020, the cumulative number of downloads has exceeded 4 billion, and more than 90% are overseas users.
Other than the messaging app, we are also strengthening to provide TikTok contents, video media, VR / AR, blockchain, etc., and the number of SNS fans of our character account exceeds 5 million. In addition to the Internet service, the development of physical items and shops is expanding mainly in East Asia. It is also used in character marketing service by major domestic and overseas companies.

■Quan Inc.
Address: Tokyo, Japan
CEO: Kazuhiro Mizuno
URL: https://quan-inc.jp/en/
Inquiry: pr@quan-inc.jp

■Linker Inc.
Address: Tokyo, Japan
Representative Director: Minoru Yanai
URL: https://linker.plus/en
Inquiry: info@linker.plus
2021.03.01
  • NEWS

4.5 Billion Global Downloads

As an Internet-Based Character Company, we has achieved 4.5 BILLION Global Sticker Downloads ! We would like to show you the Infographic on the History of how we managed to reach 4.5 BILLION Downloads.




To deliver Characters that people around the world can love, via Sticker services We believe that Character Stickers via Smartphone Messenger Apps, is a type of Non-Verbal Global Content that can create connections beyond the boundary of Languages. Since 2012, we have been actively releasing our self-published Character Stickers to various major Messenger Apps around the world. We are also the 1st Japanese firm to release Stickers to USA’s Facebook Messenger, and China’s WeChat Messaging Apps. As for the rest, we have released Paid-Stickers to Japan’s LINE and Korea’s Kakao Talk, as well as Free-Stickers to Canada’s Kik Messenger and Vietnam’s Zalo.

Our Stickers are being used by people around the World. In March 2021, the total number of downloads has reached 4.5 BILLION times.

Our Major Characters have achieved beyond being Stickers, and are being utilized in more than a 100 merchandizes in countries around Asia. And we’ve made deals with various corporates such as Daimaru, Otsuka Pharmaceutical, and Lawson.

Since 2019, we’ve managed to broadcast several Animation programs that utilized our Characters, such as [Business Fish], through our cooperation with TOHO. [Dancing Mowai-kun] has been broadcast as part of [OhaSta] Kids program in Tokyo TV Channel. And [Mashu the Rabbit] in TOKYO MX Channel.

To commemorate 4.5 BILLION Downloads, we would like to present the infographic Data of various circumstances that made us achieved it.
2020.03.22
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Usagyuuun First Fan Signing Event in Bangkok



Usagyuuun Fan Signing Event
You can meet Usagyuuun’s creator in person, get creator’s signing and buy special merchandise goods.

Date
// 8th FEB 2020 Time 18:00-19:00 PM
// 9th FEB 2020 Time 16:00-17:00 PM

Condition : FREE ENTRANCE for the exhibition
To get an autograph : Purchase any goods from the exhibition, you will get a postcard for autograph

For more information please send a message via inbox of Quan Thailand or e-mail a_kanit@quan-inc.jp (available in TH/EN/JP/KR)

Q-FRIENDS : EXPOSITION OF INTERNET
Avenue: Palette Artspace, BTS Thonglor Station
Date: 8th Feb – 8th Mar 2020
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Here are some impressive moments from Usagyuuun Fan Signing Event that occurred in 2020.

Usagyuuun, Betakkuma and Fans