I have been listening to youtubers and seems Japan is using cryptocurrencies. Let me see how far down the rabbit hole this goes.............
Three Japanese Banks Launching Digital Currencies, Japan's Amazon Rakuten New Digital Strategy
2.13.2019 MUFG and Akamai to Launch Blockchain Payment Network in 2020
MUFG is also developing a digital currency - MUFG Coin - as part of the project
1.22.2019 Japan moves toward a cashless society by RT America
1.22.2019 Japan's Next Big Thing - LINK Cryptocurrency By LINE by The Crypto Lark
5.1.2018 Top 5 Cryptocurrencies & Altcoins in Japan! by Altcoin Daily
1.23.2018 Japan a global leader in cryptocurrency investment
4.5.2018 14 Percent of Japan's Young Male Workforce Invest in Cryptocurrencies, Study Shows
4.10.2018 Japan Could Have More Than 3 Million Crypto Traders
1.4.2018 Japan: The New Heart of Bitcoin
Top 5 Cryptocurrencies in Japan
The Japan Times on Cryptocurrencies
1.22.2019 Will people ditch cash for cryptocurrency? Japan is about to find out
Crypto for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Quote from article, "Criminals, drug dealers, and crooks aren’t the ones driving the price of bitcoin higher—it is Japanese men. At least that is the theory put forward by analysts at Deutsche Bank. They reckon Japanese traders in their 30s and 40s, who historically engaged in trading real currencies such as the yen and dollar, have turned their sights to cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin."
L@@K in the upper right hand corner of this screen shot and what do you see?
"Mitsubishi" and ??? are venturing in to cryptocurrencies together... who?
9.27.2016 Currency Settlement Service CLS Reveals Big Blockchain Ambitions
Azure Integration Opens Blockchain Firm Kaleido to 80% of Cloud Market
Mitsubishi IBM Cryptocurrency 2019
Mitsubishi IBM Bitcoin 2019
Conclusion: I will continue to research as in my opinion Cryptocurrencies are here to say...
On to my next article on just this subject...