1. Otaku culture is shunned in Japan.
2. Anime films and TV shows account for 60% of the world’s animation-based entertainment.
3. The longest running anime series is SAZAE-SAN with over 2255 episodes!
4. Death Note is banned in China because it inspired students to alter notebooks to resemble Death Notes and write the names of the teachers they hated in the books.
5. Comiket is bigger than Comic-con, with its regular half-a-million-crowd.
6. More paper is used for printing manga than for making toilet paper!
7. Japanese animators earn below minimum wage.
8. Anime voice acting is a popular job, as Japan has around 130 voice-acting schools.
9. Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name has surpassed Spirited Away and became the highest grossing anime film worldwide.
10. However, Spirited Away is still the only anime to get an Academy Award.