Why is Anne of Green Gables so popular in Japan?

There seems to be a love of boarding school-related books and drama (see also Harry Potter), perhaps because it echos Japanese society in some way??

In Japanese, btw, it’s Akage An (赤毛 アン- red haired Ann)

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