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Japan is among the leading blockchain hubs in Asia, and arguably, the world. Its embrace of blockchain technology is one to be emulated by any country wishing to adopt it holistically. The World Economic Forum published a Global Information Technology Report which featured Japan in the top ten countries ready for information and communication technologies (ICT adoption) The report considered affordability, skills, infrastructure, the role of government and market readiness. Japan was also the first country that recognized Bitcoin as a legal payment option. There is said to be 19 registered crypto exchanges in Japan.