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This report analyses Japan's US$ 350 billion media markets. Japan's newspapers have the largest circulation in the world, and Japan continuous to drive many media innovations. with the acquisition of ...

This report analyses Japan's US$ 350 billion media markets. Japan's newspapers have the largest circulation in the world, and Japan continuous to drive many media innovations. with the acquisition of Aegis, Japan's largest agency Dentsu is globalizing. In order to market in Japan you need to understand Japan's media

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    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 20141 JAPAN’S MEDIA Version 11 of March 25, 2014 ! by Gerhard Fasol PhD, Eurotechnology Japan KK http://www.eurotechnology.com/ fasol@eurotechnology.com ! Try version with a few selected pages download the full report here: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/jmedia/
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 JAPAN’S MEDIA -VERSION OVERVIEW 2 Version Date Revision and comments 1 2 3 October 24, 2005 4 February 2, 2009 5 6 February 8, 2009 7 8 May 23, 2009 9 10 November 11, 2009 Subscribe to this report, and we will regularly send you the latest versions. ! subscription, monthly payment, you can end the subscription any time (no refunds): http://store.esellerate.net/s.asp?s=STR0576176470&Cmd=BUY&SKURefnum=SKU28816479500 ! subscription, annual payment, you can end the subscription any time (no refunds): http://store.esellerate.net/s.asp?s=STR0576176470&Cmd=BUY&SKURefnum=SKU71170006225
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 JAPAN’S MEDIA -VERSION OVERVIEW 3 Version Date Revision and comments 11 March 25, 2014 revision, data added up to 2014 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Subscribe to this report, and we will regularly send you the latest versions. ! subscription, monthly payment, you can end the subscription any time (no refunds): http://store.esellerate.net/s.asp?s=STR0576176470&Cmd=BUY&SKURefnum=SKU28816479500 ! subscription, annual payment, you can end the subscription any time (no refunds): http://store.esellerate.net/s.asp?s=STR0576176470&Cmd=BUY&SKURefnum=SKU71170006225
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 LICENSE 4 Thank you for purchasing licenses to our reports, and for your cooperation with our licensing conditions. Only through your purchases can we continue to produce high-quality market reports from Japan ! INTHE CASE OF SINGLE LICENSE: If you have purchased a single copy license of this report, you are not permitted to copy this report except for a single back-up copy ! INTHE CASE OF CORPORATE LICENSE: in the case that your company has purchased a corporate license, you may distribute this report inside your company including protected corporate information servers locked to the outside, but you cannot distribute this report outside your company ! ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION: we offer annual subscriptions for a particular report, and also for all our reports in one single transaction at a great discount - please contact us for details. Corporations subscribing will receive all updates at the time of publication, so that you can be sure to have the latest up-to-date information ! This research report comes without any warranty of any kind.The authors and Eurotechnology Japan K. K. do not warrant that the information in this report is without error, nor that the information serves any particular purpose. For legal advice please consult properly licensed legal professionals, for investment advice please consult properly licensed financial advisors.Trademarks mentioned are the property of their owners.
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    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY JAPAN’S MEDIA • Japan’s media industry has a prominent position globally, both as a market and as a creator with global impact. Understanding the structure of Japan’s media industry is important for many - including marketing and communications specialists, or people working in branding and media. • Japan’s media industry is extremely creative and make important global cultural contributions. Japan’s creative sectors include the animation and cartoon industry, movies, game software and hardware, music, mobile communications, mobile internet and several others. • With a circulation of almost 72 million copies per day, Japan’s newspaper industry has much larger circulation than that of the USA and is at the core of Japan’s media industry • TV is dominated by five large private media groups grown out of and linked to the main newspaper groups: NihonTelevi, Fuji Televi,TBS,Televi Asahi andTeleviTokyo, as well as the public NHK which is financed via subscriptions. • Internet and mobile internet are increasing steadily in importance and influence. Mobile music takes over as a music distribution channel from traditional CD and DVD sales. Mobile games take over fromTV games.Traditional sectors, for example Karaoke, tend to decrease in importance. • Several dramatic take-over battles for management control and ownership of Japan’s largest media groups, manifest changes in Japan’s media industry caused by the growth of the internet, globalization, transition to digital from analogTV and many other 5
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 AGENDA - JAPAN’S MEDIA 6 -Executive Summary -Japan’s media - overview and trends -Advertising agencies and creative: Dentsu, Recruit -Newspapers -Magazines -TV and Radio, CATV, Satellite -Mobile terrestrial digitalTV for mobile phones “OneSeg” -Packet radio -Telecommunications landscape -Animation, manga and character goods -Movie industry and video sales and rentals -Music, mobile music, Karaoke -eBooks, and eManga for mobile phones -Games -Summary
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 OVERVIEW ANDTRENDS 7
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 ADVERTISING,AGENCIES AND CREATIVE 11
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 DENTSU 15
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 201416 DENTSU HEADQUARTERS 電通本社ビル INTOKYO-SHIODOME ARCHITECT: JEAN NOUVEL
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 201417 Dentsu Founded December 27, 1906 as JapanTelegram Communications Company. 1936 sold news, focus on advertising. 1955 name change to Dentsu. Founder Hoshiro Mitsunaga Headquarters Tokyo, Shiodome Stock Exchange TSE 4324 (IPO Nov 30, 2001) Consolidated sales YEN 1943.1 Billion (US$ 19.4 Billion) FY 2012 (ended March 31, 2013) Number of employees 21,649 (March 31, 2013) Major share holders Kyodo Press 7.37%, Jiji Press 6.74%, Mizuho Corporate Bank 1.8% Major business areas Advertising, Marketing, content services
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 RECRUIT 23
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 DENTSUVS RECRUIT 30
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 ANNUAL REVENUES: DENTSUVS RECRUIT 32 • We compare the traditional advertising agency Dentsu with the new age Recruit company which has developed its own business models • Recruit shows very strong growth since 2006, after repayment of debt was completed. • Generally speaking, Dentsu is about twice as large as Recruit in terms of revenues, however Recruit’s margins are higher. Annual revenue Dentsu vs Recruit in YEN Billion Dentsu Recruit US$ 5 Billion US$ 10 Billion US$ 15 Billion US$ 20 Billionc2014EurotechnologyJapanKK www.eurotechnology.com 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 0 1000 2000 3000 revenueyearYENBillion
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 OPERATING AND NET INCOME: DENTSUVS RECRUIT 33 • Recruit’s operating income is consistently higher than the traditional advertising company Dentsu’s – that’s because Recruit creates own media, own journals, own products, while Dentsu is an agency charging a percentage onTV advertising and other advertising media • Recruit’s almost zero net income up and until 2006 is due to repayment of debt. Annual operating income: Dentsu vs Recruit in YEN Billion Dentsu Recruit c2014EurotechnologyJapanKK www.eurotechnology.com US$ 0.2 Bill US$ 0.4 Bill US$ 0.6 Bill US$ 0.8 Bill US$ 1.0 Bill US$ 1.2 Bill US$ 1.4 Bill US$ 1.6 Bill 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 operatingincomeyearYENBillion 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 40 20 0 20 40 60 80 100 annualnetincomeyearYENBillion Annual net income of Dentsu vs Recruit in YEN Billion Dentsu Recruit US$ 0.2 Bill US$ 0.4 Bill US$ 0.6 Bill US$ 0.8 Bill US$ 0.2 Bill US$ 0.4 Bill c2014EurotechnologyJapanKK www.eurotechnology.com
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 JAPAN’S NEWS AGENCIES 35
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 KYODO NEWS 37
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 201438 KYODO NEWS HEADQUARTERS BUILDING INTOKYO SHIODOME, VERY NEAR DENTSU HEADQUARTERS AND NIHONTELEVI
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 201440 NEWS CARRIER PIGEON “KYODO NO. 331” (USED AROUND 1947) KYODO NEWS USED CARRIER PIGEONS UNTIL 1959 WWW.EUROTECHNOLOGY.COM
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 JIJI PRESS 42
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 JAPAN’S NEWSPAPERS- ANDTHEIR POWER 44
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 YOMIURI SHINBUN 55
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 201456 Yomiuri Shinbun Holdings Founded 1874 in today’s form on July 1, 2002 Founder Headquarters Tokyo Stock Exchange privately held KK Consolidated sales YEN 713.5 Billion (=US$ 7.1 Billion), FY 2012 (ended March 31, 2013) Number of employees Major share holders Yomiuri investors association 29,76%, Foundations, Private individuals Major business areas Newspaper, media. Linked to Nihon-Televi (0-Tele)
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 MAINICHI SHINBUN 58
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 ASAHI SHINBUN 61
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 NIHON KEIZEI SHINBUN “NIKKEI” 64
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 SANKEI SHINBUN 68
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 JAPAN’S MAGAZINE MARKETS 71
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 COMPARE BUSINESS MAGAZINES USVS JAPAN 76 Japan Copies sold/week Nikkei business 344,858 President 171,042 Diamond 120,938 Forbes Japan 82,077 Toyo Keizai 80,368 USA Copies sold/week Business Week 977,128 Forbes 921,410 Fortune 875,520
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 JAPAN’STV AND RADIO MARKETS 80
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 OPERATING INCOME AND NET INCOME 88 -Operating income and net income of Japan’s top 5TV media groups was hit by the Lehman shock aftermath, but could recover well since FY2011. -Japan’sTV media groups are generally healthy in terms of profitability despite the growth of the internet 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 0 50 100 150 200 operatingincomeYENbillion Japan's major 5 TV media groups operating income Fuji TV Nihon TV TBS Asahi Tokyo TV c2014EurotechnologyJapanKK www.eurotechnology.com 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 0 50 100 netincomeYENbillion Japan's major 5 TV media groups net income Fuji TV Nihon TV TBS Asahi Tokyo TV c2014EurotechnologyJapanKK www.eurotechnology.com
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 ANNUAL INCOME OFTV GROUPS 90 -Operating incomes and net incomes of Japan’sTV media groups has been hit by the aftermath of the Lehman shock, but recovered well since 2011. -TVTokyo on the other hand, the smallest of the fiveTV media groups, seems to have difficulties to increase income 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018 2020 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 annualoperatingincomeYENBillion US$ 0.2 Bill. US$ 0.4 Bill. US$ 0.6 Bill. US$ 0.8 Bill. Fuji TV Nippon TV TBS Asahi TV TV Tokyo Annual operating income of Japan's TV groups c2014EurotechnologyJapanKK www.eurotechnology.com 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018 2020 10 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 annualnetincomeYENBillion US$ 0.2 Bill. US$ 0.4 Bill. US$ 0.6 Bill. Fuji TV Nippon TV TBS Asahi TV TV Tokyo Annual net income of Japan's TV groups c2014EurotechnologyJapanKK www.eurotechnology.com
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 NHK 92
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 NHK- JAPAN’S NATIONAL BROADCASTING AGENCY 93 -NHK headquarters are located inTokyo’sYoyogi area near Shibuya. -NHK performs substantial R&D operations in addition to the broadcasting operations, e.g. on high-definitionTV
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 FUJI MEDIA HOLDINGS FUJITV 96
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 FUJI MEDIA GROUP HEADQUARTERS INTOKYO- ODAIBA 97
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 NIHONTELEVI 104
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 NIPPONTELEVI 105
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 NIPPONTELEVI HEADQUARTERS INTOKYO SHINBASHI 106
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 TBS 109
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 TBS 110
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 TELEVI ASAHI 115
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 TELEVI ASAHI PROGRAM OVERVIEW 116
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 TELEVITOKYO 118
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 TELEVITOKYO 119
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 SATELLITE AND CABLETV 121
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 SATELLITE BROADCASTING 125
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 DIGITALTERRESTRIAL MOBILETV (ONE-SEG) 127 see: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/mobiletv/
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 MOBILETV 128 -At least four types of mobileTV are, or were experimentally in operation in Japan: -Terrestrial digital mobileTV (“1-seg”) started on April 1, 2006 -Conventional analog terrestrialTV (will be terminated by July 24, 2011, however this date could be postponed) -StreamingTV broadcasts via the mobile internet data interface (I-Mode, Ezweb, etc) -Satellite broadcasts to mobile phones by “Mobaho” (terminated with end March 2009) -MobileTV can be watched with a variety of terminals, including mobile phones, laptops, Nintendo DS and SONY-PSP portable game terminals, etc Internet server terrestrial digital TV (started April 1, 2006) analog TV (ends July 24, 2011) (c)EurotechnologyJapanKK www.eurotechnology.com Nintendo DS PC mobile phone SONY PSP PSP satellite Mobaho streaming TV via IP “1-seg” digital mobile TV analog TV
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 MOBILETVTO MOBILE PHONES 129 -Four different methods of sendingTV signals to mobile phones are in use today in Japan, or have been tested experimentally: -Terrestrial digitalTV broadcasting “1- seg” (started officially on April 1, 2006) -Traditional terrestrial analogTV (will end on July 24, 2011) -Internet streaming via the mobile internet data connection on 3G (FOMA/i-mode, Ezweb) -Satellite broadcasting (“Mobaho”, terminates end March 2009) -In addition, wCDMA (FOMA) also provides a circuit-switched 64kbps digital dial-up channel similar to video-telephony. However, high video-telephony communication charges per-minute apply (about 20-30 US-cent/minute) Internet server terrestrial digital TV (started April 1, 2006) analog TV (ends July 24, 2011) (c)EurotechnologyJapanKK www.eurotechnology.com mobile phone satellite streaming TV via IP “1-seg” digital mobile TV + data broadcast analog TV “Mobaho”
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 RADIO 131
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 STRUCTURE OF JAPAN’S RADIO INDUSTRY 134 -Excluding the semi-public NHK, Japan’s radio industry’s volume is in the order of US$ 2 Billion/ year -Japan’sTV industry with about US$ 40 Billion, is approx 20 times larger than the radio industry AM Radio! 47 companies! FM Radio! 53 companies! NHK! Short! wave! Satellite! wire broad- cast! internet radio! JRN! NRN! JFN! JFL! AM! FM! Nikkei! radio! BS! CS! TBS! R&C! Nihon! hosou! FM! Tokyo! J- Wave! NHK! 34 compani es! 40 compan ies! 32 compa nies! 5 compa nies! Analog: 1 company! Digital: 3 companies! Analog: 1 company! Digital: 3 companies! US$ 1.3 Billion! US$ 0.9 Billion! + Community- FM: US$ 141 Million! US 20 Million! US$160 Million! US$ 0.9 Billion!
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 JAPAN’STELECOM INDUSTRY 136 see: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/jcomm/
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 MANGA,ANIMATION AND CHARACTERS 137
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 JAPAN’S MOVIE INDUSTRY 142
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 KARAOKE 144
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 WHAT IS KARAOKE AND WHO INVENTED KARAOKE? 145 -KARAOKE means “Empty Orchestra”: KARA (= empty) + OrKEstra -The total market size for Karaoke in Japan is on the order of US$ 10 billion. -Karaoke is practiced in Japan usually in groups of 3 to 20 people in special rooms (Karaoke Boxes) or in Karaoke bars -Karaoke Boxes -Karaoke boxes can be found all over Japan. Usually Karaoke Boxes are specialized buildings with 3-10 or more floors with several Karaoke Boxes on every floor. Each “Karaoke box” is a small room with seating, tables, several microphones, a stereo speaker system and one or more video displays. Guests select songs from a very large catalogue, containing usually several 1000 songs, which are delivered via a network (“tsushin Karaoke”) -Karaoke Bars -Karaoke Bars, are usually small bars seating 10-20 customers, and usually but not always offer “hostess” services, where hostesses serve drinks, sing Karaoke with customers
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 WHAT IS KARAOKE AND WHO INVENTED KARAOKE? 146 -The first Karaoke machine was developed by Inoue Daisuke in the 1960s, and the first Karaoke machine named “8-Juke” was introduced to the market in 1971 -For his invention of Karaoke,Time Magazine selected Inoue Daisuke as one of the 20 most influential people of the century for Asia -On September 30, 2004, the Journal “Annals of Improbable Research” at the Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology MIT, awarded Inoue Daisuke the “Ig Nobel Prize” for inventing Karaoke, thereby providing an entirely new way for people to learn to tolerate each other.
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 JAPAN’S GAME INDUSTRY 150 see: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/jgames/
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 SUMMARY 151
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 SUMMARY: JAPAN’S MEDIA 152 -Japan is one of the world’s largest media markets -Japan’s newspapers have the largest circulation in the world. Japan’s five national newspapers have enormous power, and are the basis for the Japan’s US$ 25 billion newspaper industry, which however is losing revenues to internet and mobile media over the long term -Japan’s five national newspapers are at the core of Japan’s five commercialTV networks, the basis of Japan’s US$ 40 billionTV industry. -Karaoke, Manga and Anime have been created in Japan, and are increasingly exported.
    • (c) 2014 Eurotechnology Japan KK www.eurotechnology.com Japan’s media (Version 11) March 25, 2014 CONTACT AND MORE INFORMATION 153 -Contact -Gerhard Fasol PhD -Eurotechnology Japan KK,Tokyo, Japan -http://www.eurotechnology.com/ -Mobile +81-90-8594-6291 -fasol@eurotechnology.com -gfasol@gmail.com ! -More information: -reports:http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/ -twitter: http://twitter.com/gfasol/ -website: http://www.eurotechnology.com/