Rhythm dance game by Kami Hirose and a virtual court that you can also enter from your smartphone!
HIKKY (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Yasushi Funakoshi) will hold the world's largest VR event "Virtual Market 2023 Summer" from July 15 (Sat.) to 30 (Sun.), 2023, which has been certified by Guinness World Records™. As the second round of exhibitors, we are pleased to announce the details of each company's booth and the virtual venue where the company booths will be exhibited.
First release of the recently announced exhibitor announcements（https://virtual-market.prowly.com/249741-nissin-foods-corporation-to-exhibit-for-the-first-time-at-virtual-market-the-worlds-largest-vr-event?preview=true）A variety of industries and companies, including the horse racing and stationery industries, will be exhibiting for the first time, and familiar companies from the virtual market will continue to exhibit, further enlivening the world of metaverse.
'Virtual Market 2023 Summer Corporate Exhibition Hall Teaser Movie'
· Japan Racing Association (JRA)
JRA, which will be exhibiting at Virtual Market for the first time, will create a VR venue where visitors can enjoy "Virtual Nakayama Racecourse," an elaborate recreation of the "Nakayama Racecourse" in Funabashi City, Chiba Prefecture, in the metaverse.
Visitors will be able to ride a racehorse placed inside ParaReal Akihabara and transition to the venue when they reach the gate that will warp them to the Virtual Nakayama Racecourse. At the virtual Nakayama Racecourse, visitors can ride the famous horse "Kitasan Black" and participate in a time attack race, or ride a racehorse through the paddock, turf course, dirt course, and obstacle course, which cannot be entered at a real racecourse, This is an experience unique to the metaverse.
· Pilot Corporation
Pilot is exhibiting at Virtual Market for the first time! The booth will be located in Para-real Akihabara and will be marked by a giant writing instrument. On the first floor of the booth, a large swimming pool is set up where visitors can enjoy a water shooting game aboard a 2-meter-sized giant Pilot writing instrument ship. In addition to the VR venue, we will also exhibit at the Web Browser venue, which can be easily accessed from smartphones. https://pilot.cloud.vket.com/ (*The venue can be accessed from July 15)
In addition, Vket will exhibit at its first real event, "Virtual Market 2023 Real in Akiba," where it will have a special booth exhibit and stage event.
· KOIKE-YA Inc.
KOIKE-YA will be exhibiting at Virtual Market for the first time! The Japanese modern and luxurious booth in Para-real Las Vegas will feature hands-on content where visitors can learn the secret to the delicious taste of "KOIKE-YA Factory Direct Delivery Potato Chips," which are shipped within three days of production. Visitors can make potato chips from scratch and experience the process of harvesting, slicing, frying, and seasoning potatoes (potatoes) in a way that only Metaverse can express. In addition, "KOIKE-YA Factory Direct Delivery Potato Chips," which are usually sold only on the KOIKE-YA EC site, and two new products for this summer will be available at a special limited price from this booth! Please take this opportunity to taste KOIKE-YA's special potato chips, and on July 16 (Sun.) and 29 (Sat.), influencers will be serving Metaverse customers.
· JVC KENWOOD Corporation
JVC KENWOOD will have a huge hall-shaped booth with a gramophone motif. Visitors will be able to enjoy dance content that allows anyone to easily dance to "Gerende ga Melting to Koiitai" by Kamie Hirose, as well as original rhythm games set to "Premium World".
In addition, from 21:00 on July 18, 2023, during the period of the event, users and Ms. Kamie Hirose will together challenge the Guinness World Record™ challenge. In addition, there will be an area where visitors can purchase products recommended by JVC, KENWOOD, Victor, and Kami Hirose. In collaboration with students from the Tokyo School of Music, students who have received lectures on the products beforehand will provide VR customer service on the sales floor as an occupational experience.
· Robot Consulting
Robot Consulting which offers professional services in the metaverse, will be exhibiting at Virtual Market for the first time! Robot Consulting will present a "Virtual Court" where visitors can experience a legal quiz in a web browser venue that can be easily accessed from a smartphone with just a click of a URL.
In the center of the virtual court is a giant balance, and visitors can choose their answer options for the quiz by stepping on the left and right balance plates. Can you get as many correct answers as possible and win the case? Please give it a try. The unique experience of the Metaverse will make you feel more familiar with the advanced and usually rarely touched field of law.
Robot Consulting Virtual Court URL: https://robotconsulting.cloud.vket.com/worlds/robotconsulting/main.html?worldid=RobotConsulting&multi=1
*Accessible from July 15.
· TOKYO MARUI Co., Ltd.
Airsoft gun manufacturer Tokyo Marui will be exhibiting again this year! The booth, which will be located at Para-real Akihabara, will display 3D models of their finely crafted airsoft guns on the first floor, as well as supply goods. Visitors will be able to actually hold the products in their hands and view them from various angles. We will have a shooting range where you can shoot the new Tokyo Marui AKX and MP5SD6, as well as the new GLOCK17 GEN.5 MOS, which will be released in the future and cannot yet be touched in real life. Shoot at the targets that appear one after another to become an "S-rank shooter! We are also planning to hold a joint project using the shooting range! On the second floor of the booth, we will collaborate with military VTuber "Mayoi Aya", the popular girl's cross-divisional gun action "Scavengers Another Sky", and other contents in which "guns" play an active role, as well as a corner to introduce their works. In the "Scavengers Another Sky" collaboration, a "photo spot" specially made by the original author will be set up. In the "Virtual Survival Game Room," a collaboration with the game "Dolls Frontline" will be held! Special models of popular characters will be available for a limited time!
· Belc CO., LTD.
Belc, a food supermarket that operates mainly in Saitama, will participate in Virtual Market again this year! The original "Belc Land" will be opened and a gate will be set up in Para Real Las Vegas to warp visitors to the venue.
In addition, a campaign booth for BARK, the original energy drink from Belc, will be displayed in Para-real Fukuoka and Para-real Akihabara, and a giveaway campaign will be held to win a BARK every day.
· THIRD WAVE CORPORATION
Computer store DOSPARA (THIRD WAVE CORPORATION), which will make its first appearance at Virtual Market, will exhibit a virtual store at Para-real Akihabara that replicates the real store "GALLERIA eSports Lounge" in Akihabara.
The virtual store will display popular GALLERIA gaming PC models that maximize the appeal of PC games and expand the possibilities for players. Visitors can also shop for products on display by accessing the e-commerce site. In addition, on July 29 and 30, virtual customer service will be provided by avatar shoppers with expert knowledge.
In addition, a corner where visitors can experience the virtual market will be set up at the real store "Galleria e-Sports Lounge" in Akihabara.
· Gamer Supps®
Gamer Supps®, which sells sugar-free, fat-burning energy drinks and Waifu cups, will once again exhibit at Virtual Market! The exciting giant UFO crane booth with an arcade-like atmosphere will be exhibited in Para-real Akihabara.
Inside the booth, visitors will be able to purchase limited-edition Waifu cups and the "Waifu Cup x VketChan V3" summer shaker, a collaboration with Virtual Market. These shakers will only be available for purchase during Virtual Market. Please come and visit us.
· Polygonal Mind
Polygonal Mind is a creative studio that imagines, designs, and develops overwhelming experiences with high artistic value. At the Polygonal Mind booth in Para-real Akihabara, the company will unveil its newly released VIPE service for the first time. Avatars purchased through VIPE can be accessed on any VIPE-enabled platform with the same avatar. Please come visit our booth and check out "VIPE"!
Numerous other companies will also be exhibiting! Details of booths of other companies will be announced as they become available.
Please look forward to the event starting July 15.
【List of exhibitors, cooperating companies, IPs and artists】※In no particular order, companies announced as of June 22th
Kyushu Railway Company / Nissin Foods Corporation / JVC Kenwood Corporation / Japan Racing Association (JRA) / Pilot Corporation / Canon Marketing Japan Inc. Entertainment / Sammy Corporation / Sorge / Alpine Marketing, Inc. / Aurora Inc. / Robot Consulting / Doctors Without Borders Japan / Yaizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture / Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture / Tokyo Marui Co. BELQ / Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Store / KIOXIA Corporation / Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology / Nishi-Nippon Railway Company / Nishi-Nippon City Bank / Third Wave Corporation / dospara / Namco Bandai Music Live / Gamer Supps® / Polygonal Mind / UUUM / UUUM J-Cast Corporation / TCL RayNeo / Toyo Kensetsu K.K. / SO.ON project LaV Tokyo School of Music & Dance / Toei Company, Limited / Kyowa Kikou Corporation / Fujii Electric Corporation / Toppan Printing Company / Kana Pro Market / Wakasa Life Corporation / Co. Bic Camera / HUB Corporation / Sumitomo Fudosan Belsalle / Pan Pacific International Holdings / Onoden Corporation / Akihabara Entas / TSUKUMO / Meidorimin / NieR:Automata / Saint Kammers II / Akakutei no Tomo / Criclo, LLC GMO Pepabo / Schwarzkopf got2b / Core Mix / / Disney Plus / Fukuoka Tower / RKB Mainichi Broadcasting Corporation / Sunmold Japan / Wasabi Music School Project / THK Corporation / Sangoya Corporation / ViREM, LLC / Iron Works, Ltd. / BitSummit
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【Virtual Market 2023 Summer Overview】
Name: Virtual Market 2023 Summer
Hosted by: VR Corporation HIKKY
Dates: Metaverse venue→July 15 (Sat.) to 30 (Sun.), 2023 (16 days in total)
Real Venue→July 29 (Sat) and 30 (Sun), 2023 (2 days in total)
Corporate Exhibition Venues: Para-real Las Vegas / Para-real Fukuoka / Para-real Akihabara
Real venues: Bellesalle Akihabara and other facilities and stores in Akihabara town will also host collaboration contents
Official website: https://event.vket.com/
Official website of the real event: https://event.vket.com/2023Summer/real/
How to visit: https://event.vket.com/access
You can visit the special world in VRChat from VR devices and gaming PCs.
Some browser-based venues will be available for visitors to enter by simply clicking on the URL from a smartphone or other device.
https://vket.com/#event (*Venues of each exhibitor will appear on the page on the left starting July 15)
Some of the venues can also be accessed from Meta Quest itself.
|【Notice of Advance Coverage and Trial Session for the Media】We will hold an event for the media to experience and cover Virtual Market 2023 Summer.You can actually experience and cover the Virtual Market using VR equipment. We look forward to your participation.＝＝＝＝＝＝＝＝＝＝＝＝＝＝＝Period: July 10 (Mon.) - 14 (Fri.), 2023, between 10:00 and 18:00 each day.(*Detailed dates and times will be determined upon request.)Location: Near Ebisu StationHow to apply for participation:Please send us your desired date and time by clicking on the link below.https://www.hikky.co.jp/contact?type=media&category=company|
【Calling all corporate exhibitors for "Virtual Market 2023 Winter" to be held from December 2 to 17, 2023!】
We are now accepting applications from corporate exhibitors for "Virtual Market 2023 Winter" to be held from December 2 (Saturday), 2023. For more information, please contact us using the form below.
Inquiry for corporate exhibitors: