Production I.G Drops Anime Due to Nonpayment

Work cost the studio $1.8 million as of June 30th

Anime studio Production I.G has announced cancellation of a production contract due to payment default. The work on the project as of June 30th has cost 144,358,000 yen ($1.8 million), which the studio hopes to recover.


Parent company IG Port has filed a warning on the potential effect on company profitability with the JASDAQ securities exchange.


While high profile work in Production I.G's immediate pipeline include the fall anime based on Robotics;Notes and Mass Effect, nothing officially points to either being the project in question or affected by the issue.


via @RollingPirahna and Hachima Kiko

Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime. 

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