The Real Story TODAY XRP JPY Pairing BITBANK nOw! Coinbase to Japan, Nao Kitazawa, Bye Bye HITBTC

Japanese Based BITBANK Crypto Exchange has activated on it’s exchange XRP / JPY Pairing. 16.7% market share in last 30 days.
https://www.cryptoninjas.net/2017/05/25/japan-crypto-exchange-bitbank-goes-live-xrp-trading/

https://www.cryptoninjas.net/2018/05/31/japans-bitbank-achieves-number-one-in-30-day-ripple-xrp-volume/

Coinbase is Coming to Japan, Welcomes Fintech Leader Nao Kitazawa
http://www.feedmecoin.com/coinbase-is-coming-to-japan-welcomes-fintech-leader-nao-kitazawa/

FSA requirements for Foreign Exchanges to Operate in Japan
https://www.fsa.go.jp/en/news/2017/20170930-1/02.pdf

List of official and possible partners for Ripple
http://gtgox.com/partners-of-ripple/

Money Design
https://www.ut-ec.co.jp/english/portfolio/money_design

Japan Blockchain Association
http://jba-web.jp/