When Is National Anime Day?

The internet history of Anime Day

4th of January is National Anime Day

  First detected on the 4th of January 2016

  24 tweets


Is It Anime Day Today?

It's Anime day on the 4th of January.

The most recent detection of references to Anime Day was 1 month ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 4th of January. In total we detected 94 total unique days being shared such as Spaghetti Day which had 2,057 people talking about it, or Trivia Day having 742 tweets.


How Is The Date For Anime Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Anime Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Jan. 4, 2016 across social media making references to 'Anime Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Signing, Art Pass or Forgotten Computer Password Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Anime Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


I'd Like To Promote National Anime Day

We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Anime Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Anime Day's visibility.

Can I Register Anime Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Anime day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.



Is it National Anime Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.


We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Anime day to show how people feel about Anime. See if people like Anime here.
We're detecting how Anime affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Anime affects company share prices.


Hang On, It Was National Anime Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Anime Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Anime Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Anime day, then the date shown for National Anime Day, could come up twice :D

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National Anime Day

It's Anime Day
On January 4th


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National Anime Day, on the 4th of January

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