Press Release.

2021.04.16

Digital Entertainment Asset collaborates with international virtual reality artist, Sekiguchi Aimi, to auction her first live painting NFT on its NFT marketplace

  • Sekiguichi Aimi is a virtual reality (VR) performance artist who is internationally known for her virtual reality 3-dimensional live artworks.
  • DEA has partnered Seikiguchi to auction her first game-linked non-fungible token (NFT) on its NFT marketplace. The NFT to be sold this time is created in about 20 minutes by Sekiguchi in the form of a live painting in the YouTube program “NFTv” distributed by DEA.
  • DEA is a global NFT and blockchain entertainment company with services in NFT, its cryptocurrency asset DEAPCoin, and blockchain gaming platform, PlayMining.

 

16th April 2021, Singapore – Digital Entertainment Asset Pte. Ltd. (DEA), a global NFT entertainment business headquartered in Singapore, has announced the sale of an NFT drawn by world-famous VR performance artist Aimi Sekiguchi. As a VR artist working at Creek and River, the Japanese creative content agency, Seikiguchi became internationally recognised when her previous VR live painting artwork “Alternate dimension gensō kenran” was sold at the OpenSea NFT marketplace on March 25th this year at a price of 13 million yen  ($118,715).

The NFT to be auctioned is a game-linked NFT produced by Ms Sekiguchi that was recorded live on DEA’s YouTube programme, “NFTv”. It is now available for sale exclusively on  DEA’s NFT Marketplace by DEP (NFT: DEP). The NFT can also be used as an in-game item on DEA’s blockchain gaming platform, PlayMining.

Details are as follows:

■ NFT name: Job Lord “VR Artist”

■ Sales from: Auction sale at NFT Marketplace by DEP

■ Sales content: LEGENDARY (Limited to 10)

■ Sales schedule

Serial No. 1 pre-sale: April 15th (Thurs) 20:30 ~ April 21st (Wed) 11:59 (UTC+8)

Serial No. 2-9 sale: April 21st (Wed) 12:00 ~ April 28th (Wed) 11:59 (UTC+8)

(The image is for illustrative purposes only.)

Singapore-based DEA aims to provide fun and engaging digital content to delight and surprise users around the world. The company has developed a unique business model of combining blockchain-linked games, an NFT Marketplace by DEP, auction traded by NFTs, and its own issued cryptocurrency asset, DEP, which is currently traded on various cryptocurrency exchanges worldwide including Bittrex and Indodax.

Through its “Play and Earn” blockchain gaming platform known as PlayMining, DEA’s vision is to become the leading next generation “Finter-tech” company, combining entertainment and fintech through blockchain.

DEA has already successfully developed two blockchain games, namely occupation-themed trading card battle game “JobTribes” and puzzle game “Puzzle × JobTribes”, where gamers can earn DEAPcoins which can be used to purchase NFTs which can be used as in-game items or exchanged for fiat currency.

It also operates the “NFT Marketplace by DEP”, a service that allows users to buy and sell digitised artwork drawn by popular artists from Japan and around the world.

 

About Digital Entertainment Asset Pte. Ltd.   | https://dea.sg/

Digital Entertainment Asset is a Singapore-headquartered blockchain entertainment company which operates in the business of non-fungible tokens. It was founded in August 2018 by Naohito Yoshida and Kozo Yamada.

On 8 April 2020, the company’s proprietary crypto asset DEAPcoin was listed on OKEx. The company has developed several browser games including “JobTribes” and “Puzzle x JobTribes”, and also operates a digital asset marketplace known as the “NFT Marketplace by DEP”.

DEA’s vision is to create a world in which “enjoyment turns into income” through the launch of PlayMining, an entertainment platform that utilises blockchain technology. The company currently has over 800,000 PlayMining ID registrants around the world.

 

About DEAPcoin (DEP) | https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/deapcoin/

DEAPcoin is a proprietary utility token issued by DEA.

It is available to use as a currency to buy NFT (digital art assets) on the PlayMining Platform, an online digital entertainment platform where games and digital asset transactions are linked by blockchain technology.

Each time a new game is added to the platform, the number of digital assets available for use in the game increases, allowing for the purchase of more valuable digital assets with DEAPcoin.

DEAPcoin is available on several cryptocurrency exchanges worldwide including Bittrex Global and Indodax.

*DEAPcoin is not currently available for sale to residents of Japan.

 

About Aimi Sekiguchi (VR Artist)

Aimi is originally from Sagamihara City, Japan, and is a Virtual Reality performance artist managed by Creek and River Co., Ltd, a Tokyo Stock Exchange- listed content creator agency. As a VR artist, she has a diverse portfolio of 3D VR artwork and has performed worldwide in Japan, USA, Germany, France, Russia, UAE, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.

For more information on Aimi Sekiguchi:

https://www.creativevillage.ne.jp/lp/aimi_sekiguchi

 

About DEA’s services that DEP can be used for:

NFT Marketplace by DEP| https://daa.playmining.com/

“NFT Marketplace by DEP” is a service that allows users to buy and sell digitised artwork drawn by popular creators from Japan and around the world. This NFT is unique and exclusive because of DEA’s blockchain-based transaction system.

 

Card Battle Game “JobTribes” | https://game-jtcb.playmining.com/

“JobTribes” is an occupation-themed trading card battle game in which characters who personify various occupations are given special powers to fight each other. Users are able to convert the in-game coins known as PALEcoins to the DEA-issued cryptocurrency, DEAPcoin, on DEA’s platform.

NFTs, which can be purchased at the “NFT Marketplace by DEP” using DEAPcoin, can be used as a powerful battle card in “JobTribes”, which may greatly influence the outcome of battles.

Shin Kibayashi, named by Netflix as one of the six top Japanese creators in 2019, oversees the game’s story.

 

“PlayMining Puzzle×JobTribes”https://puzzle-jt.casualgames.playmining.com

This is the second online game developed by DEA. In “PlayMining Puzzle×JobTribes”, gamers will need to tap a block of the same colour to erase it and drop the DEAPcoin symbol to the bottom row within a set number of turns to complete the game.

By using five different special moves, users can get a high score. The NFT that can be purchased at the “NFT Marketplace by DEP” will increase the number of times one can use special moves and users with more NFTs receive special in-game bonuses.

DEAPcoin can be used as a currency to purchase NFTs, which have a significant impact on the progress of the game and can also be exchanged for fiat currency on crypto-asset exchanges.

 

For more information, please contact:

Redhill Communications

Junyi Kuo

junyi@redhill.asia