Welcome back to another compilation of recent – although not strictly within the last 7 days, title be damned – anime industry developments that we felt were worth highlighting, brought to you by the reliable megax. We plan to keep this infrequent column around whenever interesting pieces of info arise and seem to go by unnoticed. Appearing this time: movie budgets, idols, international business, and distribution methods. Let’s jump to our first piece of business!
As we get past the halfway point in seasonal anime, productions get messier and the information regarding upcoming staff featured in anime magazines becomes scarce – more often than not, schedules are so messy that it’s impossible to provide detailed staff lists in advance! That won’t stop us from sharing all the available details however, just so that you’re ready for the upcoming episodes with the highest potential.