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Anime Fair brings in record numbers

Tokyo event attracts 126,622

The Tokyo Intl. Anime Fair ended its four-day run on Sunday with a total attendance of 126,622, up 17.55% over last year and a new event record.

 According to TIAF officials, 24,479 visitors came to the two business days on Thursday and Friday, down slightly from previous years. Meanwhile, 102,143 came to the public days on Saturday and Sunday, up 22.42% year on year.

The number of foreign biz visitors rose 12% to 1,055, while media attendance over the four days gained 23% to 1,626. 

A total of 289 companies and orgs took booths at the Tokyo Big Site event hall, nearly one-fourth of which were non-Japanese.

TIAF will hold its next edition from March 18 to 21, 2009.

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