Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to build a centralized database for rights information on films, animation and music.
TOKYO — Two major Japanese banks, Mizuho and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust, are expected to underwrite a government-backed fund to support exports of cultural products, including cartoons, films, music, food…
Japan concerned about international content revenue
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While Japanese cultural exports have been popularized overseas in recent years, such content has not been as lucrative as it could be, and the government is moving to do something about it.