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Marketing strategy of three Chinese & Taiwanese home appliance manufacturers: HUAWEI, Xiaomi, & ASUS

Marketing strategy of three Chinese & Taiwanese home appliance manufacturers: HUAWEI, Xiaomi, & ASUS

Chinese and Taiwanese manufacturers have been growing their market share and number of users, and they are expected to compete with Japanese companies. We will analyze the current sales trends of HUAWEI, Xiaomi, and ASUS in Japan and predict their future while comparing with Japanese brands.


Is the "car camping" trend over? Investigating changes in demand and user persona based on search words

Is the "car camping" trend over? Investigating changes in demand and user persona based on search words

Car camping became popular in recent years for travel and as an outdoor activity done while social distancing. After the pandemic, its popularity is said to have subsided, but how has the demand changed? We look at changes in demand based on the searches and the user persona of people searching and their interests.


YouTube, Shorts & TikTok: Comparing Gen X, Y, & Z! Usage rates, how they’re used, & effectiveness of ads <Part 2>

YouTube, Shorts & TikTok: Comparing Gen X, Y, & Z! Usage rates, how they’re used, & effectiveness of ads <Part 2>

Gen Z has been enjoying videos since their school days and known as one of the first to adopt short-form videos. We’ll analyze how they use video-format social media and compare with Gen X and Y. This analysis will cover medium usage, popular content, daily integration, purchasing behavior, and awareness.


YouTube, Shorts, & TikTok: Comparing Gen X, Y, & Z! Usage rates, how they’re used, & effectiveness of ads <Part 1>

YouTube, Shorts, & TikTok: Comparing Gen X, Y, & Z! Usage rates, how they’re used, & effectiveness of ads <Part 1>

Gen Z has been enjoying videos since their school days and known as one of the first to adopt short-form videos. We’ll analyze how they use video-format social media and compare with Gen X and Y. This analysis will cover medium usage, popular content, daily integration, purchasing behavior, and awareness.


YouTube, YouTube Shorts, & TikTok usage: TikTok is about 40%! “Learning” for YouTube & “Trends” for TikTok

YouTube, YouTube Shorts, & TikTok usage: TikTok is about 40%! “Learning” for YouTube & “Trends” for TikTok

Compared to YouTube, which has a high usage rate, what is the usage rate of short-form videos, like YouTube Shorts and TikTok? What are their most popular videos, their position in daily life, how are they used? Which leads to purchasing a product? Based on the survey data, we investigated the usage of each medium.


The number of next-gen social media “Bluesky” users is rapidly growing. Is it the newest trend among Gen Z?

The number of next-gen social media “Bluesky” users is rapidly growing. Is it the newest trend among Gen Z?

When X’s (formerly Twitter) specs changes, Bluesky was seen as a potentional alternative to X, but it struggled to gain traction. However, after removing its invite-only system on February 7, 2024, user numbers surged as anyone was now allowed to make an account. We'll examine user demographics and usage of Bluesky.


Gen Z reflects on 2023 with social media & online behavior data! Was 2023 the year of “self-promotion”? (VALUES x Sucle)

Gen Z reflects on 2023 with social media & online behavior data! Was 2023 the year of “self-promotion”? (VALUES x Sucle)

In this series, Gen Z analysts analyze Gen Z’s behavioral data. For the 13th installment, we welcome editorial team at Sucle. We use data from VALUES & Sucle & real Gen Z opinion to reflect on 2023 trends, like participatory exhibits, seasonal events, creative experiences, MBTI and BeReal., to study the needs of Gen Z.


Who are the people paying attention to the anime “Frieren: Beyond Journey's End”? Analyzing reasons for its popularity

Who are the people paying attention to the anime “Frieren: Beyond Journey's End”? Analyzing reasons for its popularity

Among works aired starting fall 2023, “Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End" has received lots of attention. Popular since it’s April 2020 serialization, it has received praise and won the 14th Manga Award and 25th Osamu Tezuka Cultural Prize. We analyze the reasons for its success and attributes of users showing interest.


What happened to the top trend of 2023? How will it evolve in 2024? [Threads]

What happened to the top trend of 2023? How will it evolve in 2024? [Threads]

Meta launched Threads in July 2023 as a potential X (formerly Twitter) successor, but interest waned. However, user numbers are rising, possibly due to traffic from Instagram, showing a resurgence. We'll examine its usage trends in January 2024 and predict the future of Threads.


Size of the target segment for luxury BEVs and the user persona. Comparing Japan-made and non-Japanese car manufacturers

Size of the target segment for luxury BEVs and the user persona. Comparing Japan-made and non-Japanese car manufacturers

Many manufacturers are developing BEVs (battery electric vehicles). At first, most were sedans, but SUVs have been gaining popularity. BEV SUVs are often sold by luxury car manufacturers. We will investigate the Lexus RZ, Mercedes-Benz EQS, and Jaguar I-PACE, and analyze the size of their target segments and personas.


Temu, the emerging Chinese e-commerce platform | Its number of users and user persona comparing with SHEIN

Temu, the emerging Chinese e-commerce platform | Its number of users and user persona comparing with SHEIN

Following the popularity of “SHEIN,” the Chinese e-commerce company “Temu” continues to grow its recognition. It began its service in Japan in July 2023, but what kind of people are Temu’s first users? We will research the actual usage surrounding the website and app while comparing it with that of SHEIN.


What kind of people can only be reached through Instagram? And Twitter? Users “only” available from each major platform

What kind of people can only be reached through Instagram? And Twitter? Users “only” available from each major platform

Many think “most people use both X (formerly Twitter) and Instagram.” There are users who can only be reached through certain platforms. Using app activation data, we researched how many and what kind of users can be reached exclusively through each app and analyzed which users are most likely to purchase via ads, etc.


Who is using the social media “BeReal.,” a Gen Z trend and does not allow photo editing? Is Gen Z really “de-editing”?

Who is using the social media “BeReal.,” a Gen Z trend and does not allow photo editing? Is Gen Z really “de-editing”?

BeReal. is a new social media app that has recently become popular among Gen Z. What kind of app is it, and who are its users? We investigated its usage by comparing it with existing social media apps.


Catch up on this and YOU'RE ALL SET for the year-end and new year! Recapping the 2023 Trends

Catch up on this and YOU'RE ALL SET for the year-end and new year! Recapping the 2023 Trends

Here at Manamina, we use the largest domestic consumer online behavior data to investigate the trends of the world. 2023 has seen a variety of trends emerge, and we've covered them individually in separate articles. This time, as a grand compilation of those reports, we're taking a look back at the key trends of 2023.


BYD's compact electric vehicle the "Dolphin": Initial consumer reactions and its interest group

BYD's compact electric vehicle the "Dolphin": Initial consumer reactions and its interest group

EV company BYD entered the Japan following Tesla. On Sep. 20, 2023, it launched its second EV in Japan, the Dolphin. It is relatively affordable at 3.63 million yen and is gaining attention for functionality. We researched visitors to the BYD Dolphin web page to see consumers’ initial reaction and the interest group.


 Which is the favorite for 2023? Investigating the popular Holiday Cosmetics Discovery Set the "Christmas coffret"!

Which is the favorite for 2023? Investigating the popular Holiday Cosmetics Discovery Set the "Christmas coffret"!

Cosmetics are the most popular during the holiday season, and various brands release their Christmas coffrets. A “coffret” is very festive, and because they are limited edition and very rare, popular brands require a reservation to get your hands on them. Today, we will investigate and analyze these popular “coffrets.”


Since ChatGPT first launched, how have its users changed? Investigating the actual situation regarding ChatGPT users

Since ChatGPT first launched, how have its users changed? Investigating the actual situation regarding ChatGPT users

ChatGPT emerged as the pioneer of generative AI in November 2022, and the number of users continued to grow. We conducted research on the number of users and their personas for March 2023 (4 months after its release). Now (after approx. 9 months), we look to see if there have been any changes in ChatGPT's user base.


Gen Z has high interest in the SDGs, is that true? Reality of interest in the SDGs - PART 1

Gen Z has high interest in the SDGs, is that true? Reality of interest in the SDGs - PART 1

How should companies address their SDGs initiatives for a positive response and effectiveness and create SDGs products that lead to business opportunities? Based on VALUES’ survey and online behavioral data, we researched “action / interest / non-interest" consumers to understand how to approach action/interest groups.


Gen Z has high interest in the SDGs, is that true? Reality of interest in the SDGs - PART 2

Gen Z has high interest in the SDGs, is that true? Reality of interest in the SDGs - PART 2

How should companies address their SDGs initiatives for a positive response and effectiveness and create SDGs products that lead to business opportunities? Based on VALUES’ survey and online behavioral data, we researched “action / interest / non-interest" consumers to understand how to approach action/interest groups.


Gen Z has high interest in the SDGs, is that true? Reality of interest in the SDGs - PART 3

Gen Z has high interest in the SDGs, is that true? Reality of interest in the SDGs - PART 3

How should companies address their SDGs initiatives for a positive response and effectiveness and create SDGs products that lead to business opportunities? Based on VALUES’ survey and online behavioral data, we researched “action / interest / non-interest" consumers to understand how to approach action/interest groups.