News Release on May 25, 2021


FORUM8 Co., Ltd.

FORUM8 becomes the title partner for Rally Japan!
-Supports FIA World Rally Championship FORUM8 Rally Japan 2021 as a main sponsor-

As the exclusive official title partner of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) Japan Round, “Rally Japan 2021” to be held from November 14th, 2021, FORUM8 Co., Ltd. (2-15-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo. President Yuji Ito. URL: intends to fully support the competition.

World Rally Championship as known as WRC, which was established in 1973, is one of the world's premier rally event with a long history and tradition. Thanks to videos recording the races or other media platforms, WRC has become a famous motor sport in which top rally drivers do their best in controlling their vehicle to complete the full distance of a course consisting of public roads. From Japan, Toyota Motor Corporation returned to the competition in 2017 for the first time in 18 years to win the manufacturer’s championship and receive much attention. The WRC2021 season is scheduled to close with the Japan round, which will cover about 1,000 km in Aichi and Gifu, Japan. FORUM8 has decided to sponsor this event which leads to the regional revitalization and national resilience.

This event is expected to have a transformative impact on society in the aspects of such as "regional revitalization", "international exchange", "traffic safety awareness", etc. FORUM8 will also propose software and IT technologies to related companies and local governments. In addition to system solutions and simulation services based on the Japan-made VR software UC-win/Road and the CG software Shade3D, we will deploy a virtual platform system named F8VPS and provide a service based on the system to build virtual offices, showrooms, factories, etc. on the web as a clue in the DX era. Besides, we also provide a lot of tools such as the certified "Safe Driving Simulator", cloud accounting software, data eraser tool, and "Game Programming PC" equipped with a game engine. On Japan Digital Day - October 10 and 11, we will host an online pre-event where people around the world can join and will present our advanced and newest VR systems and software on the best platform as a sponsor company.

[Related Information]
▼WRC2021 Japan Round Official Website
▼VR Design Studio UC-win/Road
▼Comprehensive 3DCG software Shade3D
▼Suite Game Programming PC (Japanese)
▼FORUM8 TV commercials with Pakkun are on air! (Japanese)