Manga & Anime

Manga and Anime are perhaps the most recognizable aspects of Japanese culture, and the huge global popularity of both these art forms underline Japan’s status as a hugely influential cultural superpower. Whereas manga and anime have a large cult following around the world, the domestic appeal of manga and anime in Japan is much more mainstream: People of both genders and all ages read manga and watch anime. This page provides with some information on Japan’s domestic and international manga and anime industries.

Table of Contents

  • Manga
  • “Digital manga” market
  • Anime
  • Anime Film Box Office 2014
  • Overseas Markets
  • Cross-Industry Anti-Piracy Measures for Manga and Anime
  • Anime and Manga as Drivers of Tourism
  • Annual Report
  • Further Reading
  • Relevant Organisations and Trade Fairs