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Zozo's Maezawa leaves the life he grew up disdaining

Billionaire was one of Japan's few successful internet entrepreneurs

Zozo founder Yusaku Maezawa speaks to reporters at a news conference in Tokyo on Sept. 12. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi)

TOKYO -- Yusaku Maezawa, once seen as one of his country's few successful internet entrepreneurs, has also burnished a reputation for quirky pursuits, be it collecting Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings or talking about his desire to travel to space.

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