Events most frequently viewed from the world outside Japan on August, 2014 by JAPAN ATTRACTIONS fans.
The list of the most viewed events
■The number one event “WORLD COSPLAY SUMMIT (WCS) 2014”
The cosplay world-championship was held on August 2, 2014. The featured event in “Manga Mecca” Japan became the first place.
■Many pop culture events ranked on the list
It was not only the top event, but also characters and hobby event “CHARAHOBI 2014 C3×HOBBY,” Made-in-JAPAN character “TRANSFORMERS EXPO,” arcade game event “JAPAN GAMER’S LIVE 2014” were listed the ranking.
■“SUMMER SONIC 2014” Japanese summer music festival signature
A number of musicians from home and abroad performed in the music festival, the 4th place. On the other hand, another famous festival “FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL 2014” was out of the ranking. The sites of SUMMER SONIC were Makuhari, Chiba and Osaka where have convenience accesses from major stations, so many people were interested in SUMMER SONIC more than FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL.
■Attention-getting ”The 54th ALL JAPAN MODEL & HOBBY SHOW 2014”
The 8th place event “ALL JAPAN MODEL & HOBBY SHOW” will be held on September 27, 28 and other events were held on August. The event may be higher place on the list of September.
*It is a page view-based ranking. Events, held on or after August and posted on JAPAN ATTRACTIONS, are covered.
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■The number one of category, Festivals (called “Matsuri” in Japanese)
Many pop culture events were ranked on the most viewed events list, but the top viewed category became Festivals. In Japan, many festivals held on August, so it affected the ranking at this time. Music, the 4th place, was effected by summer music festivals. The 5th place, Illumination was put on the 5th place by viewing past events.
*Page view-based by primary categories.
■The first place on Locations, Saitama
Saitama were the top viewed location on August. The prefecture was linked by some website. effected
The number two was Hokkaido, accessed by Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and United State. Southeast Asia became the most access area.
*Page view-based by prefectures.
Access Countries / Areas
■The most access from United States
United States (23.58%) was the most access county to JAPAN ATTRACTIONS except Japan. Next was Thailand (7.31%), and the third place was Singapore(5.73%). In Europe, Germany (4.09%) became the seventh place.
*Session-based. Numbers shown in parentheses are percentage of total number of accesses.
[Overview of the rankings]
Survey period: August 1st, 2014 to August 31st, 2014
Survey method: Google Analytics
Target: English event pages accessed from the world outside Japan
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