Saga Women's Junior College (Saga City) recently held an open lecture on the theme of "e-sports," in which students compete in computer games. Kenichi Nakajima, chairman of the Fukuoka E-Sports Association, emphasized the hidden potential of e-sports while citing advanced initiatives that contribute to society and the economy. Chairman Nakajima said that the world's game market is expected to exceed 20 trillion yen in 2020, making it a growing industry. In Japan, about 70% of the population enjoys playing games, and the development of e-sports players is progressing. Explain that. He also said, "In Japan, 70% of industry revenue is still sponsorship income.

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