This event aims to promote overseas Japanese postage stamps as evidence of the improvement and development of philately in Japan. It also wants to increase international friendship through cultural stamps exchange.
Highlight of this year’s International Stamp Exhibition is the promotion of Japanese anime. A part of the country’s cultural history, it gained popularity among different people regardless of their age and nationality.
Featured on the stamps are famous Japanese Anime characters - Astro Boy, Doraemon, Pokemon, Hello Kitty and wildlife cartoon characters.