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Report: Anime business up; worth $13.5 Billion USD
Posted 8/25/15
Full article here --- http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-08-25/report-anime-industry-up-10-percent-in-2014/.92114


The Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) released details from its "Anime Industry Report 2015," reports the total market value of the anime industry in 2014 was 1.63 trillion yen (about US$13.5 billion), up about 10% from 2013's 1.49 trillion yen (about US$12.4 billion).

The AJA attributes part of this success to merchandise and the sale of streaming rights in China.
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Posted 8/25/15
What's that? I thought anime was dying.
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there you go, guys. the industry isn't dying.
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Koda89 wrote:
What's that? I thought anime was dying.

fuck... got ninja'd
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Posted 8/25/15 , edited 8/25/15
BBB saved it. That's the only reason it's up.

Sarcasm.
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GoldTStar wrote:

BBB saved it. That's the only reason it's up.

Sarcasm.


Nah, Brah. Pupa.
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Posted 8/25/15
While a single upward trend is nice it does not indicate a full turn around. But it is nice to see let hope they can build on it
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It's just like how people say Nintendo is in trouble when they have enough money to run a deficit for 40 years.
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Le_Dom wrote:
It's just like how people say Nintendo is in trouble when they have enough money to run a deficit for 40 years.

way they're going, they'll certainly be running that 40 year deficit, and then some.
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Posted 8/25/15
Nintendo? They have weird business practices... Now back to the main 13.5 billion? Reminds me of how INVADERS! anime.. they explain the cultural invasion of anime into the United States...(Ironically.)
Posted 8/25/15
so the anime industry isn't failing after all...
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Posted 8/25/15
CGI and moe cut production by huge amount News Flash stop making crap spend some money
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Posted 8/25/15
So what you are telling me is anime needs saving, right?
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Posted 8/25/15
As long as there are fans, anime won't die.
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Whatever keeps japan from making bad anime i guess... the money mean nothing if everything is bad in quality...
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