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Start Today founder and CEO Yusaku Maezawa, a former drummer in a rock band, is one of Japan's youngest billionaires, with a net worth of $2.7 billion, according to Forbes.
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AKANE OKUTSU and WATARU SUZUKI, Nikkei staff writers | Japan

TOKYO -- Yusaku Maezawa, founder and CEO of Start Today, has always liked to be different, ever since he was little. As a child, instead of running around with friends, he collected stag beetles near his home in Chiba, near Tokyo.

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