Rakuten NFT Marketplace Launched On February 25th By The Japanese E-Commerce Giant

NFT is a much talked about topic and the number of marketplaces that are getting launched this year is pretty much on the upside.

Many companies are creating their own marketplace that allows easy buying and selling of NFT using cryptocurrency. 

The latest launch is by Rakuten, the e-commerce giant from Japan. Recently, Rakuten announced that they will be launching their dedicated NFT marketplace this year in February. 

On February 25th, they launched the marketplace and launched several digital assets. Some of the assets included Kurogane Gekitoshi and Ultraman.

Kurogane of 2010 series is a comic based on horse racing, and Ultraman is an anime. Other than this, many other similarly themed assets were put up on auction at the marketplace.

Before launch, Rakuten announced that the marketplace will be open for buying NFTs in the year 2022.

However, from 2023 the platform will allow easy selling and buying of NFTs through a peer-to-peer exchange.

This is enabled by the marketplace by allowing the buyers and sellers to build their own websites for peer-to-peer exchanges. 

The company press release also mentioned that the marketplace will have some of the best curated digital assets.

The assets will be from the entertainment industry like anime, music, movies, etc., and from sports and athletics.