Last year’s winners (Les’ Copaque Production Sdn Bhd from Malaysia, Liffolab Co., Ltd. from Thailand, and Ayena Animation Studio from Indonesia) have all experienced strong growth of sales or market expansion with a range of 2 to 7 times growth after they have received prizes.

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About ASEAN-Japan Centre

Since its establishment in 1981 by the governments of ASEAN Member States and Japan, the ASEAN Promotion Centre on Trade, Investment and Tourism (ASEAN-Japan Centre) has been promoting exports from ASEAN to Japan while revitalizing investment, tourism and exchanges of persons between Japan and ASEAN.

Contact: Kazuko Haruyama, ASEAN Character Award Secretariat, ASEAN-Japan Centre, Tel: +81-3-5402-8004. Email: