The Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) published an English-language summary of its “Anime Industry Report 2017” last month.
However, the report noted that “the industry felt little benefit though the growth” because it was mostly attributable to the overseas market.
The report highlighted the Chinese market in particular, as China had the most contracts with the Japanese animation industry, according to a survey from 19 companies.
The movie segment in particular rose 41% compared to 2015, bolstered by the success of Makoto Shinkai’s your name. anime film.
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