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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...

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...

Researcher Develops a Program that Creates Smoother Anime

A researcher is attempting to create a program that will help create smoother animation. The program, which is being developed by Japanese researcher Yuichi Yagi,...

‘Wake Up, Girls!’ Creator Voices Anger About Being Replaced

Yutaka "Yamakan" Yamamoto is known for being an outspoken creator. He has declared that his works will usher in a new anime era, to...

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...

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...

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...

Celebrate 10 Years of Gurren Lagann With 8 Facts You Never...

Can you believe Gurren Lagann is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year? Gainax's mecha series debuted on April 1, 2007 and ran for 27 episodes before...

Celebrate 7 Years of Angel Beats with 7 Facts You Never...

Angel Beats! turns 7 this year! The anime first premiered on April 3, 2010 and became a hit with fans with its unique comedy-drama approach. The...

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...

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...
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16 Studio Ghibli Storyboards That’ll Make You Watch The Movies Again

Studio Ghibli is loved and respected for the amount of dedication they pour into their movies. Their unique art style, simple yet deep stories,...

Here is How Little Anime Makes From Foreign Distribution

You hear the international community ask this all the time, "why don't anime studios focus more on the international market if they aren't making...

Anime is Changing to Focus on Female Fans to Survive

The anime industry is starting to focus on female fans more than ever. You may have noticed some the changes already - more bishounen...

Anime is Keeping Japan’s Movie Industry Alive

It's true that the anime industry is having a tough time with TV series - we always hear about studio closures, stories about production...

Chinese Director Explains Why Anime Quality Drops After 2 Episodes

Xin Wang was the director of Hitori no Shita: The Outcast. Despite being an acclaimed manhua, the anime was not well received due to low...

AT-X Feels AI Could Replace Humans in Producing Anime

Keisuke Iwata, president of anime network AT-X voiced a controversial opinion about anime production while speaking at Tokyo's Digital Hollywood University: "It's fully conceivable that...

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