While the 24-year-old says she can earn a million yen per modeling gig, she reveals she generates most of her income by selling merchandise during the semi-annual Comiket convention in Tokyo. Enako has noted in interviews that about 80% of her income comes from these merchandise items which she herself produced.
The event, considered as the world’s largest independent manga (dojinshi) fair in the world, proves quite lucrative for Enako.
She then revealed that in a good year, such as 2018, she can earn up to 30 million yen ($277,328).
According to Enako, most of the money was earned from selling copies of her 76-page photo album for 2,500 yen each.
She also sold a 50-page photo booklet for 2,000 yen and a Comiket-exclusive set that included both books, an additional 26-page Christmas photo book, and an original bag for 6,000 yen, SoraNews24 reports.
After selling out all of her merchandise on day one, the Nagoya-born cosplayer also appeared on day two at the booth as a model for Tamagawa Boat Race speedboat gambling organization. Featured image via Twitter/enako_cos
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