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Shikoku’s Kochi Prefecture, which has produced a long line of famous manga artists, recently set up a remote working base in its capital city in a bid to become a hub for anime and manga creators.

The Kochi Prefectural Government, together with three municipal governments and Kochi Shinkin Bank, are working to encourage firms in the animation industry to set up satellite offices in the prefecture that would enable creators to work remotely.

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