With the year 2022 in the rear-view mirror, we thank you, our supporters and readers, for your ongoing advocacy, and making JAPAN Forward the fastest-growing English-news media from Japan. You are a big part of making 2023 a Happy New Year.
Across the board, all our metrics are steadily growing. New readers from all over the world are discovering JAPAN Forward. Readership from Asia and the Americas is consistently expanding, and we're encouraged to know European readers increased by over 40% in the last year.
We bolstered our efforts in expanding content offerings with new podcasts, original columns, and extensive sports coverage. Compared to 2021, we published 10% more content. We are just getting started.
With many new experiences and learnings from 2022, and as we drive into a new adventure we're excited to continue to grow our efforts, and expand our capabilities in 2023.
Life is an adventure that's full of beautiful destinations. Wishing you many wonderful memories made in 2023.