Steve Aoki and Kolex drop HiROQUEST Collector’s Edition

Kolex Digital Collectibles
4 min readNov 17, 2023

A companion piece to his album release, which allows fans and collectors to embark on a Multiverse Adventure of Epic Proportions with graphic novel and limited edition playing cards.

Prepare for a multi-platform journey crafted by Steve Aoki, brimming with heroism, wonder, and exploration, as the global superstar presents his forthcoming record HiROQUEST 2: Double Helix. Along with the highly anticipated release, Aoki unveils the HiROQUEST Collectors Edition — an exclusive companion to the new album, available in limited quantities for his most dedicated fans. This special edition includes a HiROQUEST 2: Double Helix CD, the official HiROQUEST GRAPHIC NOVEL, and four exceptionally rare trading cards from an exclusive 12-card set. Each Collectors Edition will contain four cards chosen at random, including numbered chase cards for lucky collectors. Fans can now elevate their HiROQUEST experience with the official pre-order launch of the HiROQUEST Collectors Edition, beginning on November 21st, 2023, with delivery scheduled for February 2024.

The HiROQUEST adventure commenced with a spectacular event at Collect-A-Con in Houston on November 4th, 2023. Attendees at the HiROQUEST booth had the opportunity to claim their exclusive digital HiROQUEST promo card, meet Steve Aoki, and gain insight into the project’s grand vision. Aoki delighted fans with an exclusive performance and a signing session at the booth. The excitement will continue at the HiROQUEST 2 Album Experience pop-up event in Los Angeles on November 19, 2023. Attendees will enjoy digital promo cards, engaging activities, photo/video opportunities, a collaborative illustration wall, merchandise exploration, and encounters with dedicated HiROQUEST cosplayers. The boldest fans earned a sixth card and the opportunity to meet Steve Aoki, the Final Boss and Maker of HiROQUEST.

Kolex empowers this project with cutting-edge technology, offering an innovative platform to seamlessly integrate physical and digital collectibles on a grand scale. Each Kolex trading card is serially numbered and easily scannable to unlock your digital card twins. This feature allows collectors to keep their entire collection at their fingertips, monitor their progress, trade with fellow enthusiasts, and compete on leaderboards for exclusive rewards. Every Kolex card is meticulously tracked, providing unprecedented transparency for collectors.

Steve Aoki shares his vision for HiROQUEST, stating, “This journey began with the dream of HiROQUEST becoming its own TCG. When I approached Kolex, I knew they were the driving force to bring this vision to life. Their capabilities are unmatched, and together, we’re revolutionizing the collectible experience.”

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HiROQUEST, the brainchild of Steve Aoki, introduces Hiro, a genetically enhanced meta-human, on a mission to rescue Earth from impending disaster, catapulting four centuries into the future. This enthralling narrative unfolds within a multiverse inhabited by mutants, robots, zombies, aliens, witches, and more, brought to life through captivating hybrid trading cards. Hiro’s quest entails acquiring ten rings of immense power from ten different worlds to avert a catastrophic fate for our planet. This new chapter in the HiROQUEST saga immerses us in Aoki’s extraordinary meta-human journey across the multiverse to safeguard planet Earth. The collaboration between Steve Aoki, the renowned music producer, a globally celebrated artist, and Kolex, an innovative platform seamlessly merging the physical and digital realms through Hybrid Collectibles, represents a groundbreaking milestone in the world of collectibles.

About Kolex

Kolex has developed the most advanced and feature complete platform for creating, distributing and trading collectibles at scale. Kolex works with some of the largest brands on the planet to power collectible experiences for their fans. Kolex’s platform powers over 250 million collectibles and has processed over 1 million transactions.

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ABOUT Steve Aoki

Boasting a 77 million average monthly reach across all his platforms and nearly 4 billion streams to his name, 2x-Grammy-nominated music producer, artist, fashion designer, entrepreneur, and NFT visionary Steve Aoki is one of the most successful cross-genre artists in the world. The DJ/Producer and Dim Mak Records founder holds the world record for Most Traveled Musician in a Single Calendar Year and has been described by Billboard as “one of the most in-demand entertainers in the world.” As a long-time collector and “an unabashed futurist” (Fortune), Aoki has been at the forefront with his NFT collaborations, generating over $4 million with the launch of his first NFT, the Dream Catcher series. He also co-created the first blockchain-based episodic series with Dominion X, partnered with Sotheby’s on their Contemporary Curated series, and recently partnered with comic book legend Todd McFarlane to create OddKey, an NFT marketplace on the Solana blockchain for comic artists to freely showcase and sell their original digital artwork. Most recently, Aoki created the A0K1VERSE, an NFT membership community, powered by the Passport, that welcomes his fans to both virtual and real-world experiences. In whatever space he enters, Aoki offers a community for those who need it most.

Twitter: @SteveAoki

Instagram: @SteveAoki