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Breakout Anime Producer Predicts China Will Surpass Japan in 3 Years

Yoshitada Fukuhara was a producer of the surprise hit Kemono Friends. At only 37-years-old, Fukuhara is viewed as a rising star within the industry. He...

Here is How Anime Studios Make Their Money

How do anime studios make money? We see reports coming out stating that the industry is posting record high revenues, but they have followed...

Bulma’s Japanese Seiyuu Passes Away From Unknown Causes

Japanese voice actress Hiromi Tsuru has passed away at the age of 57. Police found Tsuru unconscious in her car, which was stopped with...

Japanese Survey Shows National Pride of Anime & Pride

The Mainichi Shimbun is one of Japan's most widely read newspapers, and they held a 3-month survey to gauge their readers' pride in anime...

Crunchyroll’s Website Hijacked and Downloading Malware

Crunchyroll has had their DNS hijacked, which directs visitors to a false homepage that auto-downloads malware that will wreck havoc on your computer's hard drive. Crunchyroll...

P.A. Works Now Pays New Animators 22% Less Than McDonalds

Anime is a tough and brutal industry for aspiring artists. It's a highly skilled profession that expects artists to work long hours, receive a measly...

Trouble at Home: Anime & Manga Piracy Increasing in Japan

The Tokyo International Film Festival is meant to celebrate Japanese filmmaking and introduce international films to Japanese audiences. But this year's event had a...

The Dual Edge of Netflix and the Ruthless Anime Industry

The anime industry is in a strange place right now. Revenue has never been higher - the industry is currently worth 2.0 trillion yen. Licensing...

Funimation is Now Officially A Part of Sony Pictures

Funimation has officially agreed to be acquired by Sony Pictures Television Networks. The two companies reached an agreement, which values Funimation at approximately $150...

The Anime Industry Earned a Record 2 Trillion Yen in 2016

The Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) released their yearly anime industry report and it shared some good news - the industry is worth a...

China’s Largest Anime Service is Raising U.S. Money

Bilibili, China's most popular online anime streaming service, is making a play to raise money from U.S. investors through an IPO. The streaming site...

Fullmetal Alchemist Anime Director Dislikes Live-Action Trend

Anime director Seiji Mizushima (Fullmetal Alchemist / Expelled From Paradise) participated in a roundtable discussion at Nikufes Tokyo 2017 to talk about anime's increasing mainstream...

6 Anime About That Capture the Struggle of Making Anime

Want to watch anime that is about making anime? There are a few series that cover the topic, often times blending comedy with drama....

Anime Artist Uses Fundraiser to Highlight Poor Work Conditions

It's tough carving out a living as an animator in Japan. Many young animators only make 1.1 million yen ($10,340) a year, work long...

Japanese Film Critic Predicts Netflix’s Future Impact on Anime

Netflix has been making a push to become a player in the anime industry. Earlier this month, they announced a slate of original anime...

What Sony Buying Funimation Could Mean For Anime

Anime fans are still buzzing (and worrying) about Sony Pictures TV acquiring a 95% stake in Funimation. Corporate buy-outs can be a tangled mess...

Voice Actress Risa Taneda Returns From Year-Long Hiatus

Voice actress Risa Taneda is returning from her hiatus. Talent agency Office Ozawa announced that Taneda will gradually return to voice work after receiving medical...

Legal Anime Streaming Service “Daisuki” is Closing Down

Daisuki, a Japanese based international streaming service, will be shutting down on October 31. Daisuki was founded in 2013 by Anime Consortium Japan as a...

Mushishi’s Anime Studio Has Gone Bankrupt

It is being reported that anime studio Artland is closing down due to financial difficulties. According to corporate credit research company Teikoku Databank, the...

Japan Makes Residency Easier for Foreigners Working in Anime

Do you love anime and dream of living in Japan? Well, today may be your lucky day! The Immigration Bureau of Japan has announced...

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