Mitsubishi Research Institute and Osaka Railway Company cooperate to develop local cryptocurrency

According to foreign media today, Mitsubishi Research Institute (MRI) and an Osaka railway company are developing a local cryptocurrency for use in a tourist area called Ise-Shima in Mie Prefecture, Japan. This cryptocurrency is known as the Kintetsu Shimakaze token and is only available from November 11th to January 31st. Although the token is temporary, Kintetsu hopes to eventually issue a permanent cryptocurrency for its Used along the railway.