With success of Okinawan hero Ryujin Mabuyer, more Asian heroes to come
February 8 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo
In Tomigusuku City, Nansei Sangyo which produced Ryujin Mabuyer, a local hero of Okinawa Prefecture, has joined with Seiginomikata Corporation which manages Tohokugoshin Miraiga, local heroes of the Tohoku area, to fund and set up an organization that will produce heroes in ASEAN countries. Based on the business model of the Ryujin Mabuyer, their new venture, ‘College Force’, aims to produce local heroes in 10 Asian countries in the coming 10 years.
Chairman of College Force Toshinari Hatanaka and the president of the company Narihiko Yoshida made this announcement at Okinawa Prefectural office on February 7. World Miraiga Project, an overseas venture by Seiginomikata Corporation, began airing TV show Miraiga T1 last November. Following the project, they intend to develop similar projects in other countries.
In tandem with Ryujin Mabuyer, they plan to distribute content featuring the existing local heroes in various parts of Japan.
Content production companies in Okinawa, Akita, and Tokyo, are co-founders of College Force, with 20 million yen in capital. Its headquarters is located in Tokyo, and it has a branch in Tomigusuku, Okinawa.
(English translation by T&CT)
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