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Animator Dorm Project Launches Campaign to Give Profits to Animators

The Anime Supporters is a non-profit organization is known for crowdfunding housing for low-income rookie animators. Their latest campaign was a success in opening...

Kenichi Sonoda’s ‘Bean Bandit’ Anime Kickstarter Reaches Funding Goal

Kenichi Sonoda's Riding Bean is coming back thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/beanbandit/kenichi-sonodas-bean-bandit-new-anime-project/widget/video.html The Bean Bandit campaign managed to surpass it's original $136,930 and has so far raised $141,681...

You Can Help House Young Animators in New Crowdfunding Campaign

We know the struggles many young animators face when they join the anime industry. Low pay and long work hours can take their toll,...

Why You Should Be Excited for ‘It’s My Life’ Anime Crowdfunding

Shogakukan has launched a crowdfunding campaign for It's My Life on Makuake, which is a Japanese crowdfunding platform that was used to fund In This Corner of...

Visual Art’s President Shares Budget Adapt Visual Novels Into Anime

Key is one of the most respected visual novel developers in the world. Nearly their entire catalogue has been adapted into anime, with Clannad and Little Busters! being the...

‘Kud Wafter’ Film Raises $700,000 & Gets Global Distribution

The Kud Wafter anime movie continues to be a crowdfunding success after it's Japanese campaign raised 78 million yen ($688,000) to create this spin-off movie. Now the...

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Director Launches Anime Kickstarter

Anime director Yasuhiro Irie (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood / Scorching Ping Pong Girls) has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Halloween Pajama in Seattle. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1489287301/yasuhiro-iries-animation-film-halloween-pajama-in/widget/video.html Irie is hoping to raise...

New ‘Under the Dog’ Kickstarter May Lead to TV Anime Series

Japanese music publisher Exit Tunes launched a new Kickstarter campaign for Under the Dog. The project is seeking to raise $50,000 to create a live-action...

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...

Famous Manga Creator to Localize Hit ‘Rin’ Manga Through Patreon

It's becoming more common for artists and entertainers to turn to Patreon as a revenue stream for their work. Patreon is a membership platform that...

New Kickstarter Changes Could Change Anime with More Funding

Kickstarter announced that they are expanding their crowdfunding platform to include projects directly from Japan later this year! https://twitter.com/kickstarter/status/864964011724423168 This means that international fans can have...

Mind Game Anime Meets Kickstarter Goal in One Day

Studio 4ºC and Anime Limited's Kickstarter campaign to release Mind Game on Blu-ray and DVD has met its goal in one day! They initially planned on...

Sexy Shrine Maiden Bikini Gets Crowdfunding Campaign to Turn Ecchi Dreams...

Japanese illustrator cccpo drew a picture of a Shinto shrine maiden wearing a bikini version of the standard miko garb. Naturally, the internet went a little...

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