With Makoto Tanaka from Volcano Inc., CIAYO Corp founded the joint venture Dragon Digital Japan, Inc. Through this partnership, CIAYO Corp hopes to bridge Indonesia's creative works to enter the global market.
JAKARTA, Indonesia, July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CIAYO Corp has expanded its network to Japan. In this expansion, CIAYO Corp teamed up with Volcano Inc. (a subsidiary company of YARD Ltd.) to found a new joint venture locally, Dragon Digital Japan, Inc. and establish the brand CIAYO Tokyo on 21 May 2019 in Tokyo, Jepang. Dragon Digital Japan, Inc.'s office is located on the 2nd and 3rd floor of LAMP KitaSando Building in Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. The office will be headed by Makoto Tanaka as President and Victorio Primadi as Executive Vice-President.
CIAYO Tokyo is the start of realization of CIAYO Corp's vision to promote creative contents from Indonesia to compete in the international market and to create more opportunities for creative industries in Indonesia to collaborate with creative industries in Japan. Not only that, CIAYO Tokyo also opens the way for creators in Indonesia to produce contents from Japan.
CIAYO Corp has the vision to facilitate collaborations between creative industries in Indonesia and Japan. "We hope CIAYO Tokyo becomes a bridge and clears the path to build connections and partnerships between Indonesia and creative business people in Japan, especially in animation, comics and games," said CEO of CIAYO Corp Victorio Primadi.
"As of course, Japan is the land where manga was born and one of the countries where the game industries are well-advanced, I'm certain that CIAYO Corp can take inspiration from Japan to develop the comics and games industries in Indonesia," he added.
Until the end of 2019, CIAYO Tokyo targets to sign five major partnerships with companies in Japan. Moreover, CIAYO Corp via CIAYO Tokyo is also preparing to take all the locally-produced titles on its digital comic platform, CIAYO Comics, to be released in Japan. Meanwhile, CIAYO Games is also preparing contents for its latest gaming platform, and CIAYO Stories that will be released in Japan next year. CIAYO Tokyo will also bring plenty of Japanese comics to be published on CIAYO Comics platform to reach new audiences in Indonesia.
CIAYO Corp started as an intellectual property development business with digital comic application CIAYO Comics in 2016. CIAYO Comics became the first national digital comic platform in Indonesia. CIAYO Corp also runs a game development studio, CIAYO Games under its umbrella, and collaborating with prominent animation studio and game studio, respectively Kumata Studio and Agate Studio. CIAYO Games launched the mobile arcade game "CHIPS: Monster Tap!" which was nominated in Indonesia Game Contest by Google Play and The Best Mobile Game of The Year by Popcon Asia 2017. Operating as a media, CIAYO Corp runs CIAYO Blog to publish contemporary pop culture issues that reaches more than 100.000 readers every month.