Japan’s Largest Crypto Conference IVS Crypto 2024 KYOTO— Full Detail Revealed

The IVS KYOTO Executive Committee (Headline Japan, IVC, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City) will hold one of the largest crypto conferences in Japan, IVS Crypto 2024 KYOTO with Japan Blockchain Week Summit, from July 4 to July 6 at Kyoto Pulse Plaza .

IVS Crypto 2024 powered by IVC / Headline.

Following IVS Crypto 2023 success with more than 10,500 attendees, 300 speakers, and over 150 side events under the theme “What’s your new adventures?”.  IVS Crypto 2024 KYOTO with Japan Blockchain Week Summit (JBW Summit) will be held under the theme “Cross the Boundaries” this year. We focus on the evolution and application of blockchain technology and explore the future of Web3 through gaming, entertainment, AIBTC ecosystem, DePin and more. In addition, leaders from Japan and overseas will share their inspiring insights with participants in different stages . This event will kick off Japan Blockchain Week 2024 in July and will be held simultaneously with the IVS 2024 KYOTO

Meet the top industry leader from Japan and abroad

Leaders include Mo Shaikh (CEO and Co-Founder of Aptos Labs.), Shuhei Mise (CEO of Animechain.ai), Yat Siu (CEO of Animoca Brands), Sebastien Borget (Co-founder of the Sandbox) will take the stage to provide insights on the latest technologies and trends from a global perspective. Benefiting from our robust ties to the Japanese market, we are privileged to welcome a lineup of distinguished leaders from Japan’s business landscape: 

  • Yoyo Yang (Principal of Bandai Namco CVC )
  • Naohiro Shimoto (CVC investment Manager of Sega)
  • Genki Oda (Managing Executive Officer of SBI Holdings.Inc) 
  • Takafumi Watanabe (CFO of Sony Bank) 
  • Kaya Kanamori (Head of DX Business Planning Department of Sony Bank)
  • Hideaki Uehara (General Manager of Investment and Business Development Department of Square Enix)
  • Yuji Kumagai (General Partner of Emoote) 
  • Ken Kanetomo (General Manager, Web3 Business Department of Konami)
  • Hosho Karasawa (Director of NTT Digital)
  • Shouji Kanemaru (Head of Business Collaboration of Shueisha)
  • Zhen Yu (Producer of TOHO)

IVS Crypto 2024 will have sessions intersecting various themes such as “Blockchain Data x AI,” “SocialFi x Entertainment,” “Game-Specific Chains x Gaming Industry,” “DeFi x Financial Efficiency,” “Anime IP x NFT”, and “Social Infrastructure x DePIN”, bringing new perspectives to participants as we seek to integrate innovative Web3 technologies with other industries.

Guess who our lovely IVS Crypto Friends are? 

Japan stands as one of the most active and successful markets for IP creation. Leveraging our strong connections within the entertainment industry, we are thrilled to announce that two iconic Japanese IPs will be involved in IVS Crypto, interacting with all participants throughout the whole IVS Crypto.

Experience transcending the “Intangible Barrier” between Web3 and real life at Kyoto Pulse Plaza. 

IVS Crypto Main Venue : Kyoto Pulse Plaza

te1st floor: Experience a world where Web 3.0 continues to exist in the life scene.

The 1st-floor content consists of several areas that promote the practical application of blockchain technology and allow participants to experience the Web3 world as it integrates into our daily lives.

Web3 Entertainment Zone

A mixer of gaming, animation, manga, IP and content creation led by SHAKE Entertainment and YGG Japan. Provides the most immersive experience of real world Web3 technology applications. The stage within the entertainment zone will present the panel lead by gaming experts, Esports competition and Vtuber exclusive content showcase. 

Crypto Village

Powered by MURA (run by Shinsekai Technologies), exchange events based on various themes are held at different times of the day, providing a dynamic environment for interaction


As the first physical NFT gallery in Japan, Nox Gallery KYOTO will exhibit works by top artists from around the world, showcase the possibilities of NFT and new forms of art. 

2nd and 5th Floors: Explore funding and strategic alliances for Web 3.0 projects.

The second and fifth floors of IVS Crypto offer business pass-only areas and are important hubs for business professionals to maximize investment and partnership opportunities.

3rd Floor: Discover the projects that will drive the future of Web 3.0.

Inamori Hall on the third floor will function as an event space dedicated to Web3 on Friday, July 5. Here, innovative projects and ideas will come together, providing a space to match creators and developers at the forefront.

IVC x Headline Asia Opening Party: TOEI KYOTO STUDIO PARK with exclusive Evangelion Kyoto Base 


We are excited to announce that the IVC x Headline Asia side event will be held at Toei Kyoto Studio Park, featuring an array of exhilarating attractions including Ninja shows, Cosplayer performances, Samurai sword fighting, and the iconic Evangelion Kyoto Base! Notably, this marks the Evangelion Kyoto Base being exclusively reserved for a private event for the very first time. Stay tuned for the exciting surprises we’ve prepared just for you!

IVS Crypto as a platform supported by strong partners

IVS Crypto is supported by solid sponsorships and partnerships. Platinum partners include Aptos, which provides secure, scalable, and upgradeable Web3 infrastructure, and Animechain.ai,, which creates a secure environment for creators and companies to utilize generative AI. Gold Partners include Oasys, double jump.tokyo, Avalanche, Alibaba Cloud, Japan Open Chain, SBI Holdings, LINE NEXT/DOSI/kaia, and Vyvo Smart Chain together promoting and facilitating the next generation of the internet.

Japan Blockchain Week 2024 : 50,000 Attendees Expected for one of World’s Largest Series of Web3 Events

Japan Blockchain Week (July 4th — July 31st)

IVS Crypto 2024 KYOTO with JBW Summit will be held as a kick-off event of Japan Blockchain Week from July 4 to 31, the event following after including: 

  • July 16, Web3 Future 2024 by Ginco Inc.
  • July 17th to 19th, DCENTRAL Tokyo 2024
  • July 24, Blockchain Leaders Summit Tokyo 2024 by B Dash Ventures and Hashed 
  • July 26 to 30, EDCON TOKYO 2024 by De University of Ethereum
  • July 31, Japan Blockchain Week Official After Party 

IVS2024 KYOTO will be held simultaneously

IVS2024 KYOTO provides content that is beneficial to all challengers, broadly classified into those who are looking for new challenges and comrades (0 to 1), those who want to commercialize their ideas (1 to 10), and those who want to grow their commercialized products (10 to 100). This year’s event will be even more comprehensive than last year’s, including new initiatives such as small-group roundtables to further deepen the discussion in order to advance the startup ecosystem in Japan to the next stage. Don’t miss out!


Headline Japan, Inc. (Headline Asia/IVC), Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City


Headline is an early and seed stage venture capital firm that has an eye for winners. Founded in 1998, we help founders that we already know are going to succeed, win bigger. We have seven offices internationally — San Francisco, Tokyo, Taipei, Beijing, Paris, Berlin, and São Paulo.


IVC (Infinity Ventures Crypto) is a Web3 venture capital firm that invests in pioneering game, Web3, infrastructure, and DeFi projects. IVC leverages its global connections to innovate, build, and propel forward the next generation of founders.

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