If you're interested in the anime industry, this season's Shirobako anime about making anime is mandatory viewing. And, if you're watching the series and wondered how much the harried staff at Musashino Animation are taking home at the end of the day... when they do actually managed to get home, a helpful infographic puts it all in perspective. Get a look after the jump.
If you follow anime, you have some sense of the break down of how much of the medium is based on manga, visual novels, books (light novels mostly) and games, but this week, a redditor findingmadoka posted their tabulations and charts of how much anime is based on each category of source material. Get a look of how his has evolved since 2000 after the jump.
Here's a fun way to survey the field of winter 2013 anime. Japanese fans have put together a rogue's gallery of representative student characters from the starting or upcoming anime. Get a look after the jump.
A new infographic looks at the history of Gundam works, down to the often forgotten live action feature G-Saviour, and singles out which heroines are the winners and which are the losers. See if you agree with the assessments and outcomes after the jump!
Yeah, it's been two days since we posted a Visual Guide to Winter Anime, and most of those series haven't started yet, but, seriously, we're not trolling. That upcoming season is shaping up to be an interesting one, packed with continuations, superheroes and zombies. Get a preview after the jump.
The winter anime season is being finalized with Symphogear, Aquarion EVOL and Inu x Boku SS being slotted... well, actually with specials like Lupin III: Chi no Kokuin Ein no Mermaid and OVAs like IS: Infinite Stratos Encore: Koi ni Kogareru Sextet, it's already happening. After the jump, check out the excitement of the coming months.
If you're in a part of the US that just got slapped by a Halloween trick of a snow storm, then you're probably already in a winter state of mind. However, while there's likely to be bad weather ahead, from Kenshin, K-on! and Berserk movies to Black Rock Shooter and New Prince of Tennis TV series, there's also a promising slate of anime set to debut this winter. Pick your prospective treats in the visual guide to the season after the jump!
The fall anime season is just kicking off, but who doesn't want to get a bit greedy and check out what the future has to offer? After the jump, check out version 1.0 of the Winter 2011/2012 upcoming anime chart.
On a scale of Redline (a dismaying 12.7 million yen for 56 screens) to Studio Ghibli's Arrietty the Borrower (1.34 billion yen on 447 screens), how do you think your favorite recent anime movie (mostly from 2010) did at the Japanese box office its opening weekend? Find out in the infographic after the jump.