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Anime Producer Asks Fans to Stop Illegally Streaming Anime

Piracy is the elephant in the room when it comes to the anime industry. People on both sides of the fence engage in passionate...

Gintama Director Predicts Anime Studios Will Die in 10 Years

Shinji Takamatsu is a well-known anime director. Some of his big-name works include: After War Gundam X Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! Daily...

Anime Staff Highlights How Young Voice Actors Struggle

The voice acting industry is highly glamorized. When talks about poor working conditions and low wages for animators are brought up, people quickly point...

NHK Program Highlights Where all the Anime Money Goes

Working in the anime industry is a dream job for millions of fans and artists. You get work bringing your favorite characters and stories...

14 Studios You Never Realized Worked on Your Favorite Anime

Not all heroes wear capes. Not all animation studios headline projects. The point is, anime is a large, expensive, and time-consuming project that involves...

Yuri!!! on Ice Anime Studio to Open a New Branch in...

Studio MAPPA CEO Manabu Ohtsuka and Sendai city major Emiko Okuyama announced that MAPPA plans on opening a new studio in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture...

Sunrise Reopens Their Animation Training Program

Sunrise is one of the most popular and respected studios in the industry. They have been creating anime for 44 years and have created...

Durarara!! “Flop” Writer Wants People to Stop Obsessing Over Sales

It's very common for anime fans to judge a series' success based on disc sales since they are the only metric available to the...

Veteran Technical Director Earns Only $900 Per Anime Series

Taiki Nishimura has been working in the anime industry for 20 years. Over the length of his still active career, Nishimura has worked on: ...

80% of Animators Quit and 1/4th Studios Aren’t Making Money

The anime industry is one filled with oxymorons. Anime has seen record revenue growth for three consecutive years, yet 25% of anime studios have recorded...

An Anime Animator Opens Up About the State of the Industry

Kyoko Kotani has worked as an animation director on over 70 series, including JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Kuroko no Basket, and Uta no Prince-sama. She has also worked...

Amazon and Crunchyroll to Offer Offline Anime Viewing

Polygon is reporting that Amazon and Crunchyroll are working on allowing their subscribers to view anime offline. Both services will allow anime episodes to...

Anime Icon Talks ‘Your Name’ and How Anime Has Declined

Yoshiyuki Tomino has been working in the anime industry since 1963 and began his career as a storyboard artist of Astro Boy. He became well...

7 Jobs Almost as Tough as Being an Anime Animator

Being an anime animator is a tough job. You work crazy hours, get paid below minimum wage, get your work stolen by pirates, and...

‘Escaflowne’ Producer Minoru Takanashi Passes Away

Animator Nobuteru Yuki has Tweeted that his colleague and veteran Bandai Visual anime producer Minoru Takanashi has passed away at the age of 54. The...

Naruto Animator Kazunori Mizuno Passes Away From Overwork

Veteran animator Kazunori Mizuno has passed away at the age of 52. He passed away on March 19, but news of his death wasn't...

ANiUTa President Says it’s Time to Stop Catering to Otaku

The Japanese music industry made some noise when 30 different record labels announced that they were partnering up to create a global music streaming...

Why 2017 Has Already Been a Horrible Year for Anime

I don't know how honest I can be with Goboiano's new moderated free-posting system but I'll just be honest and risk getting banned. 2017 IS...

Anime Industry Faces Animator Shortage Crisis that Could Damage Future Productions

Initial news that Attack on Titan Season 2 was going to run for 12 episodes was met with immense backlash from fans. It was argued that...

Watching Tastes: Mix The Old With New

Watch nothing but seasonal shows? Mix it up my friend !!!

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The 19 Anime Songs Hideaki Anno Listens to While Commuting

Studio Khara's "Unit-02" Twitter account gives behind-the-scenes info about the production of the final Rebuild of Evangelion movie. The account decided to have some fun and...