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About yamabug

Music Producer consultant of contents business C.E.O. of BUG corporation director of Federation Music Producers Japan. in details ☞ https://yamabug.wordpress.com/2012/01/25/my-profile/ Twitter ☞ https://twitter.com/NorikazuYama

Chapter9(the last):The Introduction of Music Streaming Services and their Benefits

Once again, I would like to try to summarize the advantages of introducing streaming services. 1)    The Dominant Countermeasure against Illegal Distribution SitesAs explained with Spotify above, the most powerful countermeasure agains illegal distribution sites is to provide a convenient … Continue reading

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Chapter8:The Potential of Streaming Services and the Need for Cloud Infrastructure Maintenance

The Sweden based streaming service Spotify has been the focus of great attention. In addition to 12 countries in Europe, Spotify started a full-scale service in the United States in September 2011. It appears as if the number of members … Continue reading

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Chapter7:The Prosperity of Nico Nico Video and the Significance of Yonezu Genshi appearing from Dojin Music

The Dojin Music[1] scene shows increasing prosperity and has its home ground in the activities of Nico Nico Video. The concert event “Nico Nico Large Conference” that has taken place nationwide since 2009, has grown and on the 28th and … Continue reading

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Chapter6:Issues and the Status Quo of J-Pop Gathering Worldwide Support

Overseas, the term “Cool Japan”, even though somewhat perceived as a little worn out, is popular and deeply rooted in Japanese music and thus still spreading today. However, many Japanese pop culture festivals associated with anime and comics are being … Continue reading

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Chapter5:The long-term decline of the Karaoke market and its Potential

The role Karaoke business plays on the Japanese music market is big. Although it fell, with 451,1 billion Yen in 2011, it was still bigger than the CD market. Even though karaoke services are widely penetrating the mainstream and the … Continue reading

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Chapter4: Solid Live Entertainment Business and Royalties

Regarding Live entertainment, the number of spectators stayed solid, and increased by 3% compared to the prior year. A bad influence because of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake and the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant have been a … Continue reading

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Chapter3:The End of the Chaku-Uta and the Limits of Internet Downloads

As expected in the White Paper 2011, the decline of the mobile distribution market for the so called “Chaku-Uta”[1], a ringtone exclusively used on feature phones, is rapidly progressing. (table-4) In 2011 the showed a decline of more than 20% … Continue reading

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