Tag Archives: Industry

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GoHands Plans to Upgrade PC in Order to Run ‘Hand Shakers’

The anime studio GoHands have announced earlier this week that they plan to upgrade their PC in order to run the anime they are currently producing this season: Hand Shakers. The…

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Next Installment of ‘When they Cry’ Series to be Drawn Entirely by Child

07th Expansion, originally a doujin-circle focused on visual novels, has announced on Twitter this week that they plan to create a new installment for the popular When they Cry series,…

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Study Shows Silicon Valley Still Dominated By Otaku

A Princeton University study released Tuesday revealed that the Silicon Valley population is still largely dominated by otaku. Researchers collected long-term demographic data over a decade, studying ancient companies such…

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Report: David Productions Bribed Judges to Exclude ‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’ From Anime Awards

Controversy has rocked the newly announced Crunchyroll Anime Awards as an FBI probe discovered evidence that several studios including David Productions have paid bribes to the award’s designated judges seeking to not…

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Anime Fan’s Dream to Move to Japan and Become an Animator Suddenly a Lot More Urgent

CHARLOTTE, NC — Self-professed otaku Joanne Williams’s plan to move to Japan and become an animator has had its timetable drastically moved forward in the past 24 hours. “Ever since…

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New Slayers Season ‘Mighty Magiswords’ to Air in Japan in Winter 2017

J.C. Staff announced today that the sixth season of Slayers, subtitled Mighty Magiswords, will air on Tokyo MX in January 2017. The show is a co-production with Cartoon Network Studios, and…

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Crunchyroll and Funimation Executives in Discussions to Create ‘Totally Awesome’ Transformation Sequence

FLOWER MOUND, TX — Top executives from anime streaming and licensing companies Funimation and Crunchyroll met yesterday to finalize the details of their groundbreaking partnership. The two companies announced earlier…

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Funimation Licenses Dragonball Z Abridged

Just yesterday, Funimation announced that they would be licensing the popular web series Dragonball Z Abridged. The series reuses footage from it’s namesake, which is already licensed by Funimation, and…

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Fans Petition Anime Studios to Make More Shows About Their Hobbies

TOKYO, Japan — Throngs of self-proclaimed anime fans took to the streets early Monday morning, marching in a demonstration to encourage various anime studios to make anime that involve their…

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North Korea Unveils Its Own Version of Crunchyroll

Earlier this week, North Korea revealed a Netflix-like device called Manbang that will soon be available to its citizens, which will allow the viewing on on-demand programs. In Korean, ‘manbang’…