In just a few months bitcoin has taken japan by storm, some of the impact would take time to materialize, but bitflyer appears to be held by the who’s who of the japan banking industry

BitFlyer Exchange Raises US$1.75m in Funding From Banks in Japan

Mizuho Financial Group, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group

It is also drawing immense interest not just from the japanese, but also foreigners within their land

Saw this at a train station in Tokyo from Bitcoin

And also one can’t miss out Jon Southurst’s on site demo (he has been a long time journalist in the bitcoin scene)