San Diego, CA, turns into a full-on Cosplay geek-fest with some 130,000 fans and comic, movie, entertainment industry types converging on the largest comic trade show in the country from July 18-21. Comic-Con, which can charge basically whatever it wants, has become so popular, that it can take a year in advance to get a […]
Success of Largest Anime Expo Illustrates Importance and Influence of Anime, Manga on Youth Culture in Entertainment, Fashion, Accessories, and Lifestyles
Character fashion crosses over into the real-world while fans of one of the fastest growing forms of entertainment take trends to the next level. Let’s just say there’s no recession here.
Anime Expo Attracts Largest Crowd of Anime/Manga Fans and Industry in America with Conferences, Cosplay, Masquerade Ball, Midnight Tea, Movies, Dance, Gaming, Karaoke, and Exhibition Hall
Manga and Anime continue to change the world of entertainment as more young people embrace this lifestyle from Japan in the form of movies, comics, video games, fashion, online communities, and conventions. Label Networks captured the expo from consumer and industry perspectives.
Measuring Manga and Anime Popularity among Youth Culture Indicates Where the Entertainment Industry May be Headed Next -Label Networks Delivers Fresh Data on the Genres
The popularity of last week’s stories, including “Anime Expo Attracts Largest Crowd of Anime/Manga Fans and Industry in America with Conferences, Cosplay, Masquerade Ball, Midnight Tea, Movies, Dance, Gaming, Karaoke, and Exhibition Hall” and “Anime Expo Fashionistas Showcase Latest Trends in Styles Impacting Mainstream Fashion Including Gothemo, Maid Caf?, Goth-Lolita, Cosplay, Visual Kei, J-Rock, Accessories, Collectibles, and Backpacks” indicated that many readers are interested in the changing landscape of the entertainment industry when it comes to today’s youth culture marketplace of 13-25-year-olds. As mainstream media and entertainment continue to lose marketshare based on the increase in preferences for niche entertainment types, consumer-generated content, and a plethora of other market influences, anime and manga from Japan, continue to have an impact on a new generation -from entertainment, reading patterns, cultural influences, events, music, art, and fashion.