Ultimedia inc. (Headquarters: Hachioji, Tokyo; CEO: Shigemi Sasano) has released Chinese (traditional and simplified Chinese) and Korean versions of COOL JAPAN VIDEOS, a website about Japan, on August 10, 2023, to share the beauty of Japan with people around the world through the power of video and social networking.
▼ What is COOL JAPAN VIDEOS?
COOL JAPAN VIDEOS is a new type of inbound media that combines video and social media functionality to deliver information on the charms of Japan to people around the world.
●2,000 articles filled with the charms of Japan
The website features 2,000 video articles that introduce everything from the unique culture of to Japan to travel and history, that have been carefully selected by the COOL JAPAN VIDEOS management team.
The articles are broken down into 20 categories, with video as the main focus, allowing you to experience Japan visually.
●Social media functionality to connect with the people around the world in your native language
The social media features, coupled with AI translation, allow people from all over the world to enjoy communicating in their native language.
●A hub for Japan-lovers around the world
The userbase of COOL JAPAN VIDEOS is as follows:
1. People from outside of Japan who are looking to learn more about Japan, those who like Japanese culture and are interested in Japan, foreign nationals living in Japan, foreign nationals who are considering a trip to Japan, foreign nationals who are traveling to Japan, Japanese people looking for domestic tourist destinations, and Japanese people who wish to rediscover the beauty of Japan.
2. Those who want to communicate with people from around the world, those who want to connect with people from overseas who share their interests, those looking to promote things to do in Japan to people from outside of Japan, those who want to spread Japan's unique services and culture overseas, and those looking to disseminate information about exciting tourist attractions in their respective regions.
▼ COOL JAPAN VIDEOS Released in Chinese (Traditional and Simplified) and Korean
COOL JAPAN VIDEOS, which was released in Japanese on September 16, 2020 and in English on November 24, 2020, has now been released in Chinese (traditional and simplified) and Korean on August 10, 2023.
After the Chinese government banned group travelers to Japan in 2020, with the spread of the novel coronavirus, they have finally announced the end of the ban on group travel after roughly three and a half years on the same day we released the Chinese language version of COOL JAPAN VIDEOS.
We are honored to be able to release the Chinese version of COOL JAPAN VIDEOS on the same day that such a major announcement was made. We're looking forward to sharing the charms of Japan to Chinese and Taiwanese people looking to learn more about the country.
～COOL JAPAN VIDEOS in Chinese and Korean & Tourism to Japan～
The newly released Chinese and Korean versions of the site can be used to attract inbound customers.
▼COOL JAPAN VIDEOS is a new platform for promoting the charms of Japan and can be used to learn more about Japan before visiting.
Nowadays, websites and social networking services are often chosen as a means of gathering information before traveling abroad.
COOL JAPAN VIDEOS features more than 2,000 video articles accompanied by original articles written by affiliated writers. Native speakers of English, Chinese (traditional and simplified), and Korean are in charge of translations, so that foreign visitors to Japan can obtain information about Japan visually and in writing without any sense of discomfort.
In addition, each article has links to Wikipedia, TripAdvisor, official websites, and Google Maps, as well as information about facilities, etc., so that users can easily find the information they're looking for.
▼A New Dedicated Social Networking Service to Promote the Charms of Japan
Companies and local governments focused on inbound demand can promote their products and services to both domestic tourists as well as tourists from China, Taiwan, and South Korea, in addition to tourists from English-speaking countries, free of charge.
The service's inbound social networking functionality is extremely cost-effective in terms of inbound promotion, as simply posting in Japanese is all that is required to reach out to inbound tourists.
※Currently, approximately 60 local governments, tourism associations, and tourism federations throughout Japan have joined the service.
We invite all local governments, tourism associations, and tourism federations in Japan, as well as companies considering marketing their products and services to tourists visiting Japan, to take advantage of this opportunity.
Company Name : Ultimedia Inc.
CEO: Shigemi Sasano, Representative Director
Location: 3-18-17 Sandamachi, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan 193-0832 (West Eight Bldg. 7F)
Established: March 2010
Business description: Information and telecommunications
Capital: 10 million yen