The Tokyo Game Show is over and organizers have released the final attendance numbers, among other information. According to organizers, a total of 222,668 people attended the event during its four day run, up from last year's number of 207,000 attendees.
A new single day attendance record was set as well on September 17 when 86,251 showed up to take part on the festivities of the opening day. Sunday attendance was down slightly to 83,744 people, compared to last year.
Clearly, there was a concern that the tragedy that ravaged the country earlier this year would have an adverse affect on attendance. This is a good sign that Japanese citizens have gotten back into the groove of things and that life goes, despite its tragedies and adversities.
The 2012 Tokyo Game Show is set to run September 20 – 23 at the same Makuhari Messe convention center in Tokyo, Japan.