Manga and anime have become indispensable spiritual dishes for many fans in the world. Even with a simple keyword on Google, you absolutely can find thousands of results, or many forums and groups on this topic.
What about in Japan, the home of anime and manga, will they really enjoy and admire them?
To clarify this issue, a quick survey was conducted by Mainichi Shimbun – one of the most popular newspapers, as well as having a high readership in Japan. The survey lasts up to 3 months, for all ages, genders and results from all parts of the country of the rising sun to ensure the most objective. And in fact, the result will probably surprise you.
Out of 3500 surveys from Japanese readers, 65% of respondents feel interested in their country’s manga and anime culture. Even, they are proud and think that this is one of the unique cultural features, contributing to promoting the image, country, people of Japan to world friends.
Through manga and anime, you can not only immerse yourself in adventures, immerse yourself in the characters in the manga and cartoons, but also have the opportunity to learn about the culture, lifestyle, history and most. Japanese people. That is also the most common reason why they feel manga and anime as a national pride.
However, 30 percent of the respondents do not care about anime or manga. This is not strange either. As we all know, in Japan, the quality of hard work, and the responsibility for work are almost the common point of the people here.
The image of office workers burying their heads in paper files high to their face, or the scene of them sleeping on the roadside after a long and tiring day is not new. And for such people, telling them to spend their time interested in manga or anime is something too luxurious.