About Anime Chara DB
The Anime Chara Data Base, a part of the projects aggregating copyright information under the governmental subsidy program “JLOP”, implemented with the supplementary budgets of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for fiscal 2015, aims to facilitate utilization of Japanese contents as well as promote business matching between contents holders and buyers both in and outside Japan. Among those contents contained in the data base are 953 works also supported by JLOP.
The data base, consisting of five genres including movie, TV program, animation, character, music and game, is searchable by title both in Japanese and in English, and provides basic information of respective contents, including contact and copyright information. At present it covers animation works published from 1917 until Sep. 2016 and characters listed in“Chara Biz Yellow Page 2017, being updated continuously.
The operation is conducted by the Association of Japanese Animations with the cooperation of Character Data Bank and KADOKAWA.