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Electric bicycles are enjoying brisk demand as they mark the 25th anniversary this year since the first model was released in 1993.

According to government data, sales of electric bicycles in Japan in 2016 grew 15.3 percent from the previous year to 539,529 units, breaking the 500,000 threshold for the first time. Sales in 2017 may have reached 600,000 units.

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