When it was announced in April that ¥11.7 billion had been set aside in 2009’s supplementary budget to create a new National Center for Media Arts (NCMA) — a museum for manga, anime, video games and technology art — the news was greeted in the same way that most cultural-policy issues are in Japan.
In other words, except for a few short, businesslike reports, it was ignored.
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