September 04, 2005

What anime is really worth


How to measure the value of a cultural phenomenon: with dollars. According to Japanese Ambassador Ryozo Kato, "Royalties and merchandising for Japanese animation in the U.S. are worth $4.35 billion, three times that of Japan's steel exports to the [U.S.]."

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# posted by Anonymous Anonymous
Wow! I new it was big, but that is really cool!

BTW - are you going to translate another one of 12 Kingdoms novels? I really hope so :-)
9/06/2005 4:08 PM