Buy Bitcoin and Altcoins in Japan
Buying bitcoin in Japan is as popular as gambling on pachinko because crypto currencies have been regulated in the country for years. With the early adoption of crypto comes threats of increased regulatory requirements. Stricter anti-money laundering controls and know your customer rules could make buying bitcoin in Japan, difficult sometimes and annoying other times. This is why the buying bitcoin anonymously in Japan has become so popular recently, even with the existing regulated exchanges available across the country, anonymity online is becoming the hottest topic in every country.
We cover the most popular and anonymous options available for Japanese bitcoin buyer’s, as well as the bitcoin gambling options available in Japanese.
Popular Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges
With popular exchanges like Kraken pulling out of Japan recently, along with Bitbank and bitFlyer leaving the JVCEA over regulatory warnings, it may only be a matter of time that Japanese bitcoin buyers continue purchasing from Japanese bitcoin exchanges in the country.
Zaif is still one of the more popular exchanges in Japan. easily one of the safest for buying altcoins like Ethereum and NEM, as well as Bitcoin. The Zaif exchange is one of the few regulated exchanges that has helped grow crypto currencies since 2014 in the country and is used by many.
The other popular bitcoin exchange in Japan, Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange, has already been all of the press in Japan for the last few years as one of the top exchanges. Along with Zaif, the two are considered extremely secure and trusted among the crypto community in Japan.
Buying Bitcoin Anonymously in Japan
The anonymous exchanges open to Japanese customers are plentiful, the few most popular can be found below.
Gambling with Bitcoin in Japan
Our Japan Crypto Gambling Guide covers the top bitcoin and altcoin gambling sites available and translated for Japanese gamblers. With the strict regulation of gambling in Japan, much like gambling in China, bitcoin sports betting and casino sites are a great way to gamble without the government being any wiser.