That figure indicates that 46 percent of revenue came from outside Japan, making the overseas market nearly as important as the Japanese one for the anime industry.
Follow Casey on Twitter, where he’s ready to throw the anime industry even more money as soon as someone starts making more Patlabor.
The Association of Japanese Animators conducts a yearly study of industry earnings, calculating data from roughly 150 significant anime-related companies.
However, while the anime industry may be bigger than ever, the reports figures don’t necessarily mean it’s healthier than ever.
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