The report found that the wider anime industry (including merchandise, music, etc.) contracted by 3.5% in 2020, with a total market value of 2.4261 trillion yen (about US$21.32 billion).
The market value strictly for anime productions contracted by 9% to 274.4 billion yen (about US$2.41 billion).
The streaming market increased dramatically in 2020 by 35.8% year-on-year, with a total value of 93 billion yen.
The 2020 market value remains a high mark, second only to 2019 for every prior year since 2002, in both the wider anime market, and the narrower anime production industry.
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