Since 2010, the number of TV anime productions has almost doubled. That sort of growth is impressive and scary, with production delays and the like pointing to signs of strain. To see what this sort of growth looks like and how much effort it takes, the dedicated folks at Sakuga Blog have been compiling and translating characteristics of the recently concluded season/year.
I took all fall TV anime and charted the numbers of key animators & animation directors, then contextualized it all. Instructive and scary. pic.twitter.com/mT7X8BAhJ0— kViN (@Yuyucow) December 27, 2016
6 key animators on Eupho's finale, lowering the median to 10 so now the graph's a bit off. Reinforces the point tho. https://t.co/9nuikUfgir— kViN (@Yuyucow) December 28, 2016
If you like the idea of making anime production more accessible, supporting the site(s) on Patreon helps a lot! https://t.co/t54tdgNVFi— kViN (@Yuyucow) January 14, 2017
And, pulling back for a wider angle view of who has been producing the most anime historically...
アニメこわい。(((ﾟДﾟ))) pic.twitter.com/kyRZOLYXUf— cyanP (@cyanP) January 17, 2017
Anime Studios comparison by their number of works (X axis) and how long have they been on the field (Y axis).— Kyra (キラ) (@kyradesuyo) January 17, 2017
p.s.: Forgive my paint skills pic.twitter.com/hbn5Q7qJlD