3 reasons, namely:
- John & Pete both learned to write software while living and studying in Japan (in the mid-90's) and one of their very first software applications was a "Choose Your Own Adventure Story" in
BASIC! And the native fiat currency in Japan is the
- It is a "hat tip" and respectful nod to the creator of bitcoin: Satoshi Nakamoto. Of course, no one knows for certain who exactly the creator(s) is/are, but, we'd like to think there are some Japanese roots in there somewhere!
- The top-level domain URL is short and sweet! We were lucky to acquire it at a decent price!