Digital Entertainment Asset Pte. Ltd. (“DEA”) and Alibaba Pictures (“Ali Pictures”), a media entertainment company under the Alibaba Group, have entered a partnership agreement to develop “WORLDFLAGS” in China. “WORLDFLAGS” is a multimedia personification (or “samuraification”) project of national flags, and it is a project which DEA holds the exclusive worldwide distribution rights. Alifish, a business unit under the Alibaba Group that deals with IP business, will be the exclusive licensor for “WORLDFLAGS” in Greater China.
In the future, WORLDFLAGS plans to develop various entertainment contents in China, including e-commerce and the development of original merchandise for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
What is “World Flags”
WORLDFLAGS is a mixed media project that introduces the history and culture of the world by personifying each country’s flag as a handsome samurai warrior.
WAMICO Inc. owns the original intellectual rights, and DEA has the exclusive worldwide rights to distribute it.The message of the work is to promote an understanding of diversity and multiculturalism through personifying national flags and to encourage people to learn about various countries.
With the concept of “Education x Entertainment” in mind, the project started as a flag illustration book to introduce the meaning, origin, design and trivia of national flags in an easy-to-understand manner. In the future, DEA plans to make games, cartoons, and other media as a “world peace project” and move beyond the realm of education.
The release of WORLDFLAGS on the PlayMining platform is a hot topic that has been picked up by influencers around the world on social media and IT news sites.
Alibaba Group was founded in 1999, and it is the world’s largest online mobile commerce company. Its mission is to “make it easy to do business anywhere,” and it provides the technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses to leverage the power of new technology to engage with their users and customers and operate in a more efficient way.
DEA is a Singapore based company founded in August 2018. DEA’s original crypto asset “DEAPcoin(DEP)” was listed on world renown exchanges including OKEx, Bithumb Global and Bittrex Global. DEA also released its first game, JobTribes, a card trading battle game, as well as Digital Art Auction, a marketplace for trading digital assets. DEA’s goal is to realize a world in which people can “play to earn,” through combining blockchain technology with digital entertainment.
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