Questions tagged [anime-production]

Questions pertaining to the process of writing, animating, distributing, or otherwise creating anime. This tag generally should NOT be used for questions about things like characterization, thematic elements, or other artistic concerns and certainly not for identification requests.

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What is up with these 2 versions of The Quintessential Quintuplets where Nino's eyes are coloured differently? (S02E10)

I happened to obtain 2 separate versions of The Quintessential Quintuplets and I noticed in S02E10 when Nino wants to group up with Fuutarou, Nino's eyes are coloured differently...What is up with ...
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Can fanbase request new studio to take on dropped animes? [duplicate]

And if the number of requests were pretty high would anime studio accept it?
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Do VAs in visual novels usually reprise their roles in anime adaptations?

I notice in Umineko/Higurashi: Based on fandom, it seems like for umineko the only difference is Kasumi Sumadera. Seems the case for higurashi is similar: the VAs reprise their role from the VN in the ...
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Are there any differences between manga and anime copyrights?

According to the law in Japan when a mangaka dies after 50 years the copyrights are annulled and now their manga are public access, in that case what happens with the manga that were adapted to anime? ...
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How much does manga art/illustration differ from anime illustration?

I read a comment in a forum somewhere like 'I want to read the manga specifically instead of just watch the anime adaptation because I want enjoy the illustration of [insert the manga illustrator's ...
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Can you please tell me all the episodes where madara uchiha appears? [closed]

All madara uchiha appearance episodes in Naruto shippuden.
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What's up with anime movies that are really sequels to series instead of adaptations from scratch?

In 2010, The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya was released and then now in 2022 the The Quintessential Quintuplets' movie will be released. The thing is each is a sequel to the 2 seasons of anime that ...
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In the original Sailor Moon intro sequence, why does Luna's brief appearance not show up when she sings "neko"?

"Neko" means "cat" in Japanese. That much I know. I always assumed that they had to change the structure of the song too much in the Swedish translation, due to differences in the ...
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Is there any franchise which officially releases animated mangas?

Many fans create animated mangas using the images of the mangas and giving them some animation and music of background. It looks pretty look, and sometimes it's more fun than the mangas themselves. ...
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Why is the ending to the "ToraDora" light novel different from the manga ending?

Why is it that the manga for ToraDora is different from the light novel adaptation? I know that the Manga and its respective Anime adaptation were made before the release of the light novel series, ...
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Why did they never finish the anime adaptation of "School Live?"

I remember watching the show School Live back in 2018 with my sister on a rainy day, and when we got to the end of the 12 episode core, we thought it was done, and it seemed like it from the way they ...
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Why is Legosi's fur whitish grey

I watched the second season of Beastars, and during his training with Gohin to help Legosi stop craving prey, he has white fur. All the training has to do with predators' instincts. I don't know if I ...
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What was the **exact** reason to turn the Demon Slayer: train arc into episodes?

This previous question got me into thinking: What was the reason to turn the turn the Demon Slayer: train arc into episodes? The train arc of Demon Slayer was adapted into movie which performed very ...
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When did using digital graphics tablets for anime production instead of pencil and paper become widespread?

I know anime studios stopped using cels in the late 90s. But in the beginning after switching to digital, they still used to draw on paper and then scan it into the computer. But nowadays, they mostly ...
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Is it worth it to support "old"/"out of season" anime?

I recently went back through my backlog of anime and watched one show that I ended up falling in love with. It came out in 2007-2008. It's a mediocre/good anime that wasn't popular globally but I ...
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Why is that some anime never see light of day?

Some anime pilots get made, but not every pilot does. Why is that?
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What is the role of a manga publishing company when a manga gets adapted?

When a manga initially gets adapted, what does the publishing company do? I've noticed that better anime e.g. Jujutsu Kaisen, (in terms of what studio works on them) usually have their source from a ...
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Are Japanese watermelons crispy?

In the anime Haikyuu (second season to be specific) when Karasuno High goes to tokyo for a week for practice matches, there is a scene where some high school girls brings watermelons for the players. ...
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Are there any differences between the Shangri-La anime, manga, and light novel?

Are there any differences between the Shangri-La anime and LN? What about the manga?
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Why do akamaru gets angry at stuff?

Whenever kiba gets angry about something being said, akamaru (his hound) also gets angry. Do akamaru understand those complex things being said?
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What makes the anime art style look good when it is anatomically inaccurate?

I saw this meme today And, it made me wonder, exactly why does anime art look 'natural' though sometimes anatomically inaccurate? I can't quantify it but there is something about the art style which ...
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What is the point of changing the manga's storyline for the adaptation? [duplicate]

As the title states, why do producers/script writers working on an anime adaptation change diverge from the story in the manga?, may it be small or a huge change.From a logical perspective when ...
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What are some animation techniques used to drastically reduce the number of frames in a video?

What are some animation techniques used to drastically reduce the number of frames in a video in the anime industry? I am thinking reducing the number of frames is the best way to drastically reduce ...
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How do you translate a manga panel into a video?

Let's say you have a Manga panel or a whole volume and you want to make a video of it and present every pictures in sequential order. Is there a way to do this properly? What are the various standards ...
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Who created the iconic character designs for the KyoAni look of K-On & Tamako Market?

I'm very enamored with the KyoAni look for the character designs for these two shows that are easily distinguished by the round eyes and mouth. I want to find out more information on the artist ...
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Do studios like MAPPA do small animation projects for the right amount of money?

Do studios like MAPPA do small animation projects for the right amount of money? It seems that MAPPA only does animation they're paid to do by TV stations, so I am wondering if they would be willing ...
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Why is that some anime anthology films are cancelled?

I’ve seen Robot Carnival and Memories. I never saw but heard of Neo Tokyo, Short Peace or many others. Which leads to Twilight Q, an anthology series that lasted for two episodes. Why is that some ...
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How much does an anime cost per minute of animation especially with the use of cell-shaded CGI?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p18CbMcG-es What's the cost per minute of an animation using cell-shaded CGI? I heard the cost for Avatar-level CGI could be from $100,000 to $1,000,000 per minute, so ...
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How can you differentiate between the different types of anime?

The two main ones that I know are shounen and seinen (if that is how you spell them). I’ve also heard of other names like Isekai and ecchi. I’m not sure what ecchi is, but I think isekai is when you ...
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Did Anno animate any cuts in Neon Genesis Evangelion himself?

Before Anno directed Evangelion, he was known for his animation in Studio Ghibli series, specifically Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, as well as his work on mechanical and plane sakuga sequences ...
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Why didn't survey corps climb on top of the walls to avoid boulders of beast titan season 3 part 2

When beast titan was throwing boulders at the survey corps, he could only destroy the building outside of the wall. Why didn't scouts use their odm gear, climb the walls, and get on the other side of ...
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How is there a McDonalds in Weathering with You?

In anime, usually the name shows up "WcDonalds" or "EcDonalds" or the like, presumably to avoid trademark issues. But in Weathering with You, I noticed that McDonalds and the "...
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Is it possible for an author to just write a story and let someone else make a manga or anime of it?

Is it possible for an author to just write a story and let someone else make a manga or anime of it? I have no idea where to find the answers. I have searched and only came up with typing here. I ...
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What substance did artists use to outline the shadow boundaries on anime cels?

The referenced photo clearly shows a special type of colored ink used to outline the shadow boundaries on Asuka. My guess, from observing a cel that I own, is that they outlined the shadows with a ...
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Why do first episodes of anime sometimes use content from several chapters into the manga or novel?

I've noticed with several anime that are adaptations of manga or novels that the first episode is based primarily, if not entirely, on content from several chapters into the story. Such shows will ...
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Why did they not have the English voice actors use a Finnish or Finnish-Swedish accent for "Moomin"?

"The Moomins" is a series of books for children made in the 1940s and onward by a Finnish-Swedish female. In 1990, they released a successful animated TV series called "Moomin" ...
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Can manhua (Chinese manga) be black-white?

I drew manhua about Chinese imperors, 12 animals and etc. I used only black and white colors. Can manhua be in black-white style?
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Was this really the original American/English-language opening/intro to Sailor Moon? If so, why was it so heavily changed?

Original Japanese intro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WdSzmL80eE Swedish intro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2tQKejS9Fo American/English intro (if true): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Was an actual AI used at any moment by the composers of the songs for "Carole and Tuesday"?

The "Carole and Tuesday" series features a world in which Artificial Intelligence is commonly used for composing songs, while Carole and Tuesday compose all of their songs by themselves, ...
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Where can I watch all three movies that have released after the first season of Kabaneri Of The Iron Fortress?

Where can I watch all three movies that have released after the first season of Kabaneri Of The Iron Fortress? I really enjoyed this anime when I watched it on Amazon in 2016. I went looking to see if ...
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How to know that anime series which episodes are filler?

I have found a site Anime Filler List so I want to know that is this real ?
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Why do anime production studios never seem to announce if they plan to cancel a series, often just leaving it in limbo for years?

I've started watching anime over the last year or so, and I've finished somewhere around 80 shows. I've noticed that more often than not I'll finish the available content and when I look up if it will ...
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Old anime techniques [closed]

Tell me, what tools and techniques were used to draw the old anime, for example, this: What interests me is with what instrument and on which paper the character and background were drawn, how they ...
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What are those "splash" screens called?

They usually happen on cliffhanger scenes, placed before a commercial or at the end of an episode. Kind of acts like a summary of the scene in one still shot, stylized different than the rest of the ...
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Source for Perfect Blue's camera negative being destroyed

According to the IMDB trivia on Satoshi Kon's Perfect Blue: The film's original 35 mm camera negative was accidentally destroyed. As a result, all copies are sourced from lower-quality prints. ...
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Term for animation style change that accentuates emotions/feelings

I want to know if there is a term for the scenes in anime and manga where the style of drawing changes markedly, often to reflect comic relief and step outside the current scene to accentuate an ...
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How do companies decide what anime to dub?

How do companies decide what anime to dub? Just curious how dubbing companies decide which anime they should dub. Do they decide base on popularity or some other factor?
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Does a story book need a manga before it can be made into an anime?

I am a young writer of a fantasy-romance book and I have a dream of turning this book into an anime once it is finished. Would I need to draw/write a manga before I turn it into an anime, or I could ...
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What is the technical name for the short exaggerated anime scenes?

You know, those scenes that typically cut to out of context OTT animations to exaggerate reactions? e.g. when a character is angry the whole screen might be taken over by swirling colours, angry eyes ...
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Why do cross-dressing characters like Hideri Kanzaki usually have high voices?

I see that in many Animes, there are cross-dressing (or maybe trans) characters, like Hideri Kanzaki of Blend-S, and they usually have awfully high-pitched voices. These characters in anime and manga ...
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