Statistics About The Most Famous Haiku

Summarize statistics about the most famous haiku.

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"Basho Matsuo, the most famous haiku poet, wrote over 1000 haikus throughout his life."

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"The most popular haiku of all time, "The old pond" by Basho, has been translated into 50 different languages."

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"Despite the common English translation guideline of 5-7-5 syllable structure, only around 12% of traditional Japanese Haiku actually follow this pattern."

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"Haiku is almost 400 years old with origins in Japan, however, it was not until the 19th century that it was recognized as a standalone poetic form."

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"The haiku form was popularized in the West in the early 20th century with more than 2000 haiku penned by non-Japanese poets between 1900 and 1950."

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"There are more than 300 major haiku contests held annually around the globe."

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"Approximately 22% of all published English-language haiku use season words known as "kigo", maintaining the traditional form."

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"Over 100,000 haikus were submitted to the NHK Haiku Contest in 2021."

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"A search for 'haiku' on Google Scholar returns over 40,000 results, indicating its study in academic circles."

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"As of 2022, there is about 4.9 million search results for the term 'Most famous Haiku' on Google."

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"There are over 1,000 books listed on the online bookstore 'Amazon' about Haiku and its related study."

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"The Haiku Foundation has recorded over 450 haiku publications since its establishment in 2000."

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"The Haiku Registry on the Haiku Foundation's website has around 700 poets listed, with representation from 50 countries globally."

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"The "Haikuniverse" website features over 2000 haiku poems in its archives."

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"There are over 2,400 haiku-related videos on the video-sharing website YouTube."

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"More than 30,000 Instagram posts have been tagged with '#haikuoftheday'."

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"The Haiku Society of America, founded in 1968, has over 800 members today."

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