By Porter Anderson | @Porter_Anderson
[dropcap style=”flat” size=”5″]T[/dropcap]he drive to get more of Japan’s breadth of literature out to world markets beyond the popular artistry of comics, in fact, reveals a surprising imbalance.
“At the moment, taking the Japanese industry as a whole, we import rights more than we export,” Hoshiba says. “In fact, we export only about one-eighth of the amount of material that we import. We would like to change that. “Based this week at a Discover 21 booth located at A16 in Hall 6.1, Hoshiba and her associate, Executive Editorial Director Hiroyoshi Fujita, are holding a busy schedule of meetings to open up potential avenues for the more than 150 books the company produces annually.
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