Tag Archives: Business

Artists Rejoice as Value of Exposure Reaches Record High

On a day when stocks fell and Wall Street investors expressed fear for an upcoming recession, freelance artists on the internet were pleased as the value of exposure surged to…

AKB48 to Include “Bath Water” Tasting Notes on All Idol Profiles

One of Japan’s biggest and most enduring idol groups, AKB48, has announced today they will be updating all of their active idols’ biographic information to include a descriptor of what…

Tech Startup Introduces Device That Locks Door During Embarrassing Anime Scenes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — A fledgling tech company has caught widespread attention by announcing a gadget that could revolutionize the anime viewing experience. The San Francisco-based startup 654 Solution Ltd….

Op-Ed: Anime Avatars Key for Recruiters to Find Ideal Candidates

Today’s work environment is completely different from that of twenty – even ten years ago. The new generation coming into the workforce is more connected and tech-savvy than ever, and social media has become critical in the hiring process. The ability to leverage social media in the hiring process has befuddled countless employers, but I can confidently share one thing instantly spotted on social media profiles to identify a strong candidate: an anime avatar.

Fan Service Industry Suffering

WASHINGTON, DC – A new Pew Research Center study shows a substantial decline in the income of fan repairmen and service centers in recent years, largely connected to the negative…

Square Enix Revises Marketing for Bravely Default

TOKYO — In response to declining sales of its new title Bravely Default, Square Enix has reevaluated its marketing for the role-playing video game. The move surprised many in the industry,…

Funimation Seeks New Revenue From Scratch-Off Lottery Tickets

FORT WORTH, TX – Funimation Entertainment, the Flower Mound-based film production company, is turning to an unusual source in its quest to find new revenues: the Texas Lottery. “We’ve been…