MATRIX Corporation Announces Metaverse World Creation Contest “Hatsumōde”

Tokyo – () – MATRIX Inc. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Junichi Goishi; hereinafter referred to as “MATRIX”) MetaReal Group announces the start of its Metaverse World Creation Contest “Hatsumōde” at the door of DOKODEMO ( ), the company’s real-time Metaverse platform.

By creating realistic virtual reality content that presents the first traditional visit to a Buddhist temple or Shinto shrine for Japanese New Year, etc., to platform users from all over the world, contest participants can win cash rewards, with the winner receiving 100,000 yen.


The contest is open to anyone who can create their own “Hatsumōde” for the first time to visit the real-life Metaverse.

How to participate

Create a world by uploading footage from the “Hatsumōde” shot with the VR camera on the “DOKODEMO Door” platform. (

Learn how to create a world >>

  • The maximum video size is 30 GB. Videos can be any length, but around 30 minutes is recommended.

  • The resolution must be between 4K and 8K. There are no other conditions or restrictions.

  • For the global category, please select “festival. ”

  • Add please “HatsumedTo the beginning of the world title.

  • Please set global fee to “free. ”

  • set the world toGeneral. ”

  • It may take 1-4 days to complete the video upload, depending on server load. Please allow ample time when uploading.

Contest period

Through Tuesday, January 31, 2023

* Please release your world within the above period.

Cash prize

100,000 JPY for the best world (1 winner)

50,000 JPY for worlds placed second and third (two winners)

* Metaversers from around the world will determine the winners.


  • Please release your world within the above period.

  • There is no limit to the number of worlds you can create.

  • Limited to original content only.

Results announcement

The results will be announced on the DOKODEMO Door platform in February 2023.

Winners will also be contacted through the email address registered to their DOKODEMO Door account.

* Metaverser: A user who creates a metaverse space (the world) or holds an event on the DOKODEMO Door platform. Anyone – creators, enthusiasts, and businesses – can become a Metaverser for free.

About MATRIX Inc.

Founded in September 2020 as a subsidiary of MetaReal Co., Ltd. (formerly Rosetta). The Metaverse Reality Platform “DOKODEMO Door” was developed with the company’s vision to “eliminate the nuances and discriminations of ancient reality, such as boundaries, language barriers, physical differences, knowledge gaps, and all other barriers.”

About the DOKODEMO door

DOKODEMO Door is a “Metaverse space sharing platform” where users and creators (“Metaversers”) can meet new people, gather with friends and family, share experiences, learn new skills and enjoy Metaverse spaces together.

Anyone can easily create a world (a VR Metaverse) and hold free or paid events in which users from all over the world can participate using a VR headset, PC or smartphone.

DOKODEMO Door’s Metaverse spaces are not computer graphics, but real video and photos. When a user enters a space with a VR headset, they feel exactly like they are in the real world. The DOKODEMO Door platform features real-time AI translation, whereby conversations between users are instantly translated and displayed in their language.

About MetaReal Co., Ltd.

Company mission: “Emancipate humanity from the constraints of space, time, language, and the body”

AI, AR (Augmented Reality), VR (Virtual Reality), 5G/6G/7G (High Speed, Large Capacity, Multiple Connections Simultaneously), 4K/8K/12K (Ultra HD Video), Video Distribution

By incorporating cutting-edge technologies such as solutions, wearables, robotics, and HA (Human Augmentation), people from all over the world can interact, live, work, and enjoy their lives “anytime, anywhere, and with anyone, without the barrier of language.” We will achieve the goal of “global presence”.

For the past two years, we have been focusing on the “Metaverse business” as a growth field, operated by MATRIX Inc. group companies. (“DOKODEMO Door”) and TravelDX Co., Ltd. (“DOKODEMO Door Trip”).

Company name: MetaReal Co., Ltd.


Location: New Kodan Building, 3-7-1 Kanda Jimbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Actor: Junichi Goichi, Deputy Director

Founding date: February 2004

Business description: Services without language barriers through artificial intelligence translation; Plan, develop and operate real-life services

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