Few days ago in Japanese news said that politician working with blockchain technology has been shown as an example of science minister.
A representative of LDP, the head of legalizing virtual currency in Japan is going to become a prime minister because he has a great experience in finance and other political sectors. Also he is good in advertising crypto among his political party and working in a cyber security. The government liked ideas of the conference at the end of the summer 2018 with ICO and JBA.
There were some business meeting about crypto too. Government plans to support and help in creating and improving crypto policies. Just in few years crypto currency will become legal fluently.