Japan Tourism Organization
(JNTO) has made an anime-oriented map for foreign tourists. 'Japan Anime Map' introduces model places of popular anime such as Nishinomiya ("Suzumiya Haruhi
"), Nanto ("True Tears
"), Ueda ("Summer Wars
"), and Washinomiya ("Lucky ☆ Star
") as well as sightseeing spots of otaku culture: Akihabara, Nakano Broadway, Ikebukuro Otome Road.
Japan Anime Map on JNTO
The number of foreign tourists to Japan has dropped more than 50% from the year-earlier for three consecutive months since the earthquake. JNTO will distribute 10,000 copies of Japan Anime Map in the US, China and South Korea to promote the tourism in Japan.