Tokyo Polytechnic University today reported the result of their recent research for the concept of "Cool Japan" among 1,000 Japanese people in the age of 15 to 49. One of the questions was "Who is the most representative character of 'Cool Japan'?" Check the top 15 after the jump.
In a study published last week at PLOS ONE, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania examined the language used in 75,000 Facebook profiles. One of the study's novel discoveries was that Introverts were more likely to talk about Japanese media like anime and manga. Read on for more.
Following the ranking for the summer season, NEC BIGLOBE's Anime Engine (β) reported the result of their Twitter research for the 2013 fall TV anime's 1st episodes. The most tweeted anime was the 1st episode of the 2nd season of Kuroko's Basketball, followed by IS -Infinite Stratos- 2 and TeeKyu 3rd season. Hit the jump for more results.
Japanese toy/game/movie company Happinet posted a report of its internet research on Japanese male otaku (age: 20-49) on January 23rd. According to the report, 23.0% of 500 male otaku chose "2D" to the following question: "Which is your favorite kind of girl, 2D, 2.5D, or 3D?" Hit the jump for more details.