The giveaway of an original digital badge designed by Yusuke Kozaki, a
leading character designer, has just begun.
July 31, 2023
/PRNewswire/ — AnotherBall (CEO: Captain), providing virtual entertainment experiences for a new era, today launched their new project “SAI by IZUMO” in collaboration with some of the top artists in the Japanese anime and game industries. This project has begun with the first giveaway of non-transferable digital badges, illustrated by
IZUMO, launched in
, is a VTuber project in the age of AI and Web3 with the mission to build a sustainable place where everyone can live as they want to be. IZUMO offers the avatar assets of its symbolic character, “Ailis,” to the public free of charge for both commercial and non-commercial use. With this, IZUMO continues to support all creators to maximize their potential creativities with emerging technologies.
The project “SAI by IZUMO,” is a challenge to expand the possibilities of expression through emerging technologies with leading Japanese artists in the entertainment industry. The artists illustrated “Ailis” using their own unique style and expression, and IZUMO offers it as an original digital badge.
This collaboration project features six incredible artists:
, a prolific illustrator, manga creator, and character designer who has worked on the character design for the AR game
, a Japanese voice actress who won the Best Voice Actress Award at the 6th Seiyu Awards in 2012; KEI, a character designer known for a virtual character
, an animation director of
, an animator, character designer, and director known for numerous notable works such as the Japanese original anime TV series
, an illustrator, and YouTuber, known for his work in
Pokémon Card Game
The exclusive illustrations drawn by each artist will be issued as digital badges using “Soul Bound Token (SBT)” technology, which makes it a non-transferable digital asset. The badges will be permanently owned and serve as proof of support for each artist.
Overview of “SAI by IZUMO”
◼️ Introduction of the great artists:
Character designer, illustrator, and manga artist.
has designed and illustrated characters for a number of popular gaming titles, including
Pokémon: Sword & Shield
voiced the roles of
Puella Magi Madoka Magica
, Iris in
Pokémon: Best Wishes!
Senki Zesshō Symphogear,
and Maomao in
Yakuya no Hitorigoto
. She is also in charge of the
YUKI×AOI Chimera Project
, from planning to drafting and character design.
Illustrator. KEI has designed many characters for the Vocaloid series such as
. He also created the character design for the VTuber
Animator and animation director.
is best known for directing
. He has worked as a director and storyboarding for
and original drawings for the movie
Jujutsu Kaisen 0
. He was also a key animator for
and a main animator for
Animator, character designer, and animation director. The anime
is an original work by
, who composed and directed the series. He has also worked on
(as a character designer and animation supervisor),
POMPO: THE CINEPHILE
(as a character designer) and so on
YouTuber and illustrator.
is in charge of illustrations for
Pokémon Trading Card Game
. He shares the illustration techniques cultivated as a professional illustrator on YouTube. He also has a deep understanding of NFTs and is involved in the creation and sale of original NFTs.
◼️The distribution order of digital badges:
Part 1 Yusuke Kozaki
2 Aoi Yuki early August
Part 3 KEI Mid-August
Part 4 Ryu Nakayama mid-August
Part 5 Shingo Adachi late August
Part 6 Naoki Saito early September
AnotherBall is a venture company founded in
, led by Captain, CEO, and Ramen, CTO. The management members are serial entrepreneurs who in the past launched “mamari,” the information-hub website for families, and the multinational VTuber agency called “PRISM Project.” The company’s current focus is on IZUMO, a VTuber project in the age of AI and Web3, with a mission “Live as you want to be.” AnotherBall raised
in its angel round from renowned investors in
Furthermore, Anotherball is currently hiring. If you’re interested in the new era of the virtual entertainment business, please visit the careers page listed below.
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