A new voyage of ZIPANG OPERA
aiming for the yet unseen world,
"ZIPANG OPERA" is a music performance unit that delivers a completely new Japanese pop culture
to the world, distinct from traditional Japanese culture.
As a new challenge for "ZIPANG OPERA", we will use a variety of musical approaches and the latest technology to deliver new Japanese pop to Japan and the world.
Together with the "ANCHORs" (fans of ZIPANG OPERA), we embark on a voyage on the "ZIPANG OPERA SHIP" towards the real and digital worlds, and an unknown world - "Another World" - as we set sail towards new horizons...
"ZIPANG OPERA" is a music performance unit consisting of four members: "Ryuji Sato", who has
performed as Uchiha Sasuke in the live spectacle "Naruto", as "Yuji Itadori" in the stage play
"Jujutsu Kaisen", and as Katsura Kogoro in the musical "Touken Ranbu", and has also held a solo
live tour in Asia; "Yu Fukuzawa", who has appeared in "Attack on Titan - the Musical", Hyper
Projection Play "Haikyuu", and "Black Butler: The Musical", and is also active as a
choreographer; "spi", who has appeared in "Touken Ranbu", "Kuroko's Basketball", "Jersey Boys",
"RENT", and other musicals, and is known for his overwhelming singing ability; and vocalist
"Kokoronosuke", whose charming and memorable voice sets him apart in the world of traditional
The name "ZIPANG OPERA" was chosen to reflect their performances, which are like operas for each song. They express a unique Japanese worldview through various musical approaches, such as EDM, electro-pop, mixtures, rap, and pop.
One of the highlights of their performances is how the worldview changes with each song, utilizing the strengths of each member. The artist-producer is the director and active performer "PaniCrew", "Tsuyoshi Ueki". They aim to share this new style of Japanese pop music with the world.
- Can you tell me more about the project?
ZIPANG OPERA will showcase Japanese pop music through the new internet era of "web3" and plans to expand into NFT issuance and metaverse creation.
- What is web3?
"Web3" refers to the next generation of the internet era, born from the evolution of blockchain technology. NFTs provide unique digital data and metaverses offer virtual spaces. Members and anchors (fans) can play in these spaces.
- What are NFTs?
NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token, a digital asset created using blockchain technology. NFTs are tokens that uniquely identify the asset, and various things such as art and music are sold as NFTs.
- What is a metaverse?
A metaverse refers to a digital space that is different from the real world, such as virtual reality spaces and online games. In metaverses, players can operate virtual avatars and interact with other players.
- What is ZIPANG OPERA SHIP?
ZIPANG OPERA's community, which uses the communication service "Discord." Here, ANCHORS(fans) can interact with each other and participate in event and project announcements.
- How can I receive an Allow List (AL)?
Announcements regarding the Allow List, which grants the right to purchase NFTs with priority, will be made within the "ZIPANG OPERA SHIP" community. Please join the Discord community and wait for the announcement.
- What blockchain will be used?
The project will use Astar Network to develop NFTs and metaverses.