Media Research – Bilibili
Bilibili is a Chinese application, many people use this application to watch anime or video. Also, “Bilibili stands out in China’s crowded tech sector because it mainly serves fickle Gen Z users” (Leo Sun, 2019). Bilibili was create in June 2009 in Shanghai. Bishi want more people in China known more about two-dimensional world, so he convened some people like Carly and Chen rui to creates Bilibili for anime.
And now Bilibili has become the most popular application in China, “[Bilibili] started as a content community inspired by anime, comics and games, or ACG, and have evolved into a full-spectrum online entertainment world covering a wide array of genres and media formats, including videos, live broadcasting and mobile games” (Juliet Yang).
In the future, they want to bring Bilibili into America. This can help other countries known about Chinese application and what the teenager like to watch. In China, many people and company support what Bilibili doing, so they will donate Bilibili and make the cooperation, also the user often buy money for the prerogative on Bilibili. Bishi say Bilibili is create for the people who like anime, so he suggests people who are 18-35 years old to use the application are better. Bilibili is very success, “[Bilibili] has been around since 2009 and now claims 92 million monthly active users and 450 million page-views per day” (Patrick Frater, 2018). It has increase more than 10 million users in one year, and they have made a few concerts to make Bilibili be more famous.
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Leo, Sun. “Why Aren’t the Bulls More Excited About Bilibili?” The Motley Fool, https://www.fool.com/investing/2019/08/28/why-arent-the-bulls-more-excited-about-bilibili.aspx. Accessed 15 September 2019
Daniel, Kurland. “Best Anime On Netflix to Stream” Den of Geek, https://www.denofgeek.com/us/tv/anime/278531/best-anime-on-netflix. Accessed 15 September 2019
“Bilibili logo” Steam, https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1426841562. Accessed 15 September 2019
Masha, Borak. “Bilibili requires users to pass an exam to watch anime” TECHINASIA, https://www.techinasia.com/bilibili-requires-users-pass-exam-watch-anime. Accessed 15 September 2019