e-Book Expo Tokyo 2011

Visitors try various types of digital devices to read e-books during the 15th e-Book Expo Tokyo 2011, the worlds largest trade show for e-book device, contents, and technology, concurrently held with Tokyo International Book Fair in Tokyo on Thursday, July 7, 2011. With exploding demand for e-books and content digitalization, Japanese book publishers and electronic technology and service providers are now turning their attention to this rapidly growing new market. In 2009, the Japanese e-book business market size reached 57.4 billion yen, the largest in the world, and the size is estimated to grow to approx. 130 billion yen in 2014. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)