Virtual Market 2023 Real in Akiba
On the 10th Virtual Market and its 5th anniversary, Vket held its first real event, "Virtual Market 2023 Real in Akiba," which involved the entire town of Akihabara, centered on Bellesalle Akihabara. The event, which featured a variety of entertaining contents that allowed anyone to easily experience and enjoy metaverse, recorded 40,000 visitors over the two days. More than 8,000 real products were sold. The event created an event that transcended the boundaries between the real world and the metaverse, allowing people to connect with each other. Event period: July 29 and 30, 2023 (2 days)
Virtual Market 2023 Summer
The 10th annual Virtual Market was held in July 2023. This memorable 5th anniversary 10th Vket saw the largest number of visitors ever, with a total of more than 1.2 million visitors in total. The number of exhibitors and IPs at the web browser venue, which can also be accessed from smartphones, was also the largest ever. In addition, JVC KENWOOD Corporation, musician Kohmi Hirose, and dancer Taiga challenged the Guinness World Record™ and obtained the third Guinness World Record™ for the Vket as the "Most videos of avatars dancing choreographed dances posted on Twitter in one hour". Event period: July 15, 2023 - July 30, 2023 (16 days) Theme: CONNECT Company Exhibit Venues: Para Real Las Vegas / Para Real Fukuoka / Para Real Akihabara Number of exhibiting companies/IPs: approx. 75 Number of exhibiting circles: 700 circles
Virtual Market 2022 Winter
The 9th Virtual Market was held in December 2022. Virtual Nagoya Station," an elaborate reproduction of JR Nagoya Station, attracted attention by offering an advance ride on the Linear Central Shinkansen in metaverse, which cannot yet be ridden in the real world. BEAMS, Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Store, Marie Quandt Cosmetics, and Yaizu City offered "metaverse customer service," in which actual employees and staff members enter VR stores and communicate with visitors. Event period: December 3, 2022 - December 18, 2022 (16 days) Theme: NEXT Journey Company Exhibit Venues: ParaReal Nagoya, ParaReal Paris, ParaReal Sapporo Number of exhibiting companies/IPs: approx. 70 Number of circles exhibiting: 540 circles
Virtual Market 2022 Summer
The 8th Virtual Market was held in August 2022. A number of "real x virtual interlocking projects" were held, linking the real Osaka Station with the Virtual Osaka Station, as well as "user-participation projects". The event was a big hit on SNS, trending on Twitter (now X) on the first day of the event. Event period: August 13, 2022 - August 28, 2022 (16 days) Theme: Origin Company Exhibit Venues: ParaReal Osaka / ParaReal New York Number of exhibiting companies/IPs: approx. 60 Number of circles exhibiting: 540 circles
Virtual Market 2021
The 7th annual Virtual Market was held in December 2021. Lawson, TV Asahi, SMBC Nikko Securities, and others exhibited for the first time, marking the largest number of corporate exhibitors ever. As the first phase of the "Para-real Project" to recreate real-life cities in a new form in metaverse, the market attracted attention with its recreation of the streets of Shibuya and Akihabara. The project proposed new PR methods in the metaverse, such as advertising jack-ups throughout the entire metaverse. Event period: December 4, 2022 - December 19, 2022 (16 days) Theme: Metaverse City Company Exhibit Venues: ParaReal Shibuya / ParaReal Akihabara Number of exhibiting companies/IPs: approx. 80 Number of exhibiting circles: 600 circles
Virtual Market 6
The 6th Virtual Market was held in August 2021. Under the theme of "World Festi-VR: Festivals of the World," many companies, including JR East, NTT Docomo, and Yamaha Motor, exhibited for the first time at the venue that represented festivals from Japan and countries around the world. A browser venue that can be accessed from smartphones, tablets, and other devices with only a URL click was also created using Vket Cloud technology, and was well received by those who had never touched VR before. From this year, the exhibiting system for general circles was changed to a lottery system. Event period: August 14 - 28, 2021 (15 days) Theme: Festivals of the World Number of exhibiting companies/IPs: approx. 60 Number of exhibiting circles: 465 circles
버추얼 마켓1
2018년 8월에 개최된 제1회 버추얼 마켓. 이벤트 회장을 모티브로 한 VR 공간에 약 80개 서클이 출전하여 버추얼 공간의 새로운 가능성을 제시했다.
버추얼 마켓2
2019년 3월에 개최된 제2회 버추얼 마켓. 제1회의 약 5배인 400개의 일반 서클이 출전한 이외에도 기업 출전 모집을 시작해 세븐앤드아이홀딩스, 에이벡스 등 내셔널 클라이언트가 출전했다.
버추얼 마켓3
2019년 9월에 개최된 제3회 버추얼 마켓. 1000개를 넘는 일반 출전 신청 중 추첨을 통해 600개 서클이 출전. 제2회에 이어 세븐앤드아이홀딩스와 파나소닉, KDDI 등 내셔널 클라이언트를 포함해 30개 기업이 출전했다.
버추얼 마켓4
2020년 4월에 개최된 제4회 버추얼 마켓. 이때부터 신청 서클은 전부 당첨되어 약 1000개의 서클이 출전했다. 기업 출전도 디즈니, 세븐앤드아이홀딩스, 소프트뱅크, 이세탄 외 역대 최다인 39개 기업이 출전하며 역대 최대의 성황을 이끌었다. 기업 월드인 도쿄의 랜드마크를 종결시킨 '패러리얼 도쿄' 월드가 큰 화제가 되었다.
버추얼 마켓5
2020년 12월에 개최된 제5회 버추얼 마켓. 약 1000개의 서클과 역대 최다인 70개의 기업이 출전했다. 고질라, NARUTO, 디즈니 등 수많은 IP기업이 출전하였으며, 방문객도 최다 방문객 수 114만 명을 기록했다. 또한 MIYAVI와 함께 실시한 버추얼 라이브 'MIYAVI VIRTUAL LIVE 360'도 큰 반향을 불러일으켰다.