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 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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What makes a good anime story? [closed]

What are the factors that make a good anime story what are the different things that make good storytelling. Often I hear people talking about backstories but I feel like that is just a factor that ...
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can you sell Anime ideas? [duplicate]

Do any body know if anyone looking for anime ideas? I am great with telling stories and dream up so great stuff so i was just wondering. if I could sell items. I normal just tell them to my siblings ...
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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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First anime which introduces “nose bleed” [duplicate]

Which was the first anime which introduces concept of "nose bleed"?
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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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Was Naruto's and Haku's fight made differently?

In Episode 16 - "The Broken Seal", when the Nine-Tail Fox's Chakra leaked out and Naruto started to change, i've noticed the scene seems to be a bit more smoother in terms of the animation, ...
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Why can't the Jinchuriki use the Death Reaper seal?

In the Naruto Manga chapter 503 page 17,minato told kushina that only a non jinshuriki can use the shiki fujin,so why the jinshuriki can't?
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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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What is the average price for broadcasting rights to an anime?

I have looked in many places for this information but it often gets conflated with licensing fees. To be very clear, I am not looking for the cost a licenser or distributor pays to have rights to an ...
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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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Which Tokyo Ghoul OST?

I've looked a long Time for this track but never found it. So I will ask you! The Track plays at Tokyo Ghoul √A in Episode 4 at 15:30 when Ken fights against Orca (Shaji) in the Cochlea. I hope you ...
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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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What is the actual English spelling for “Kono Oto Tomare!”?

Here is a shot of the title screen for the music anime Kono Oto Tomare! : Note the line of Latin-alphabet letters at the bottom. The Funimation English overlay at the top shows three words, yet the ...
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Is nightcore a type of anime?

I have a friend who loves anime. She told me about nightcore and the characters in anime look like the characters in nightcore. Are nightcore and anime the same thing?
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Why is the brightness often lowered in scenes showing lightning? [duplicate]

First time I've noticed this was in FMA Brotherhood (image contains anime spoiler) : I thought it was just for this show but apparently every other anime I've watched follow the same "rule", BNHA :
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Why would a studio intentionally mistranslate the title of “Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun”?

A new anime started this week called, in English, Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun. I thought the first episode was pretty good, but the title was kind of a turn off. If I hadn't seen reviews saying it was ...
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What is the logic behind releasing manga before anime?

Manga and anime both are same story, then why do they still release the manga? My reasoning: Manga readers think that they already know the story, so they don't need to watch the anime (anime ...
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Is the anime The Twelve Kingdoms made digitally or with cel animation?

It's made in 2002 which is slightly past the point when most production shifted to digital. Yet the animation looks pristine, and I know most digital anine back then was made in SD resolution. So is ...
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Are anime movies more directly profitable for studios?

Do more of the profits from an anime movie go directly to the studio than a TV series? I was looking to know if it was more profitable to produce movies over series. I figured they wouldn't have any ...
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Why did Madhouse list Korean staffs in English on their credit?

The closing credits of the anime series No Guns Life include credits to staff members of the Korean studio DR movie. (screen shot from Funimation, No Guns Life episode 1, @22:10) On other series I ...
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Why was anime produced on 24fps film, when Japan is a NTSC country?

Nowadays, NTSC isn't really all that relevant anymore since Japan ended analogue television almost a decade ago. But for most of the history of the anime industry, that's how it was broadcast. Then ...
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Why so many anime these days end prematurely?

I'm not sure why there is a 12-13 episode trend going on, I've watched plenty of good anime especially this season, they just end prematurely. 12-13 episodes don't really feel like a season, more like ...
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When is Log Horizon Season 3 release date? [closed]

I'm losing hope to wait for Season 3 of Log Horizon but I wish they'll continue making the season 3. Is there any announcement about it?
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Naruto dubbed episdoes [duplicate]

I"m watching Naruto Shippuden on Hulu and it only has episodes 1-140 dubbed. When I look up how many Naruto Shippuden dubbed episodes there are, it says 335 dubbed episodes. On viz media it's the same ...
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Is Yichang Shengwu Jianwen Lu anime? [duplicate]

Yichang Shengwu Jianwen Lu is listed and shown in a lot of anime websites. But is it anime? It clearly is in chinese, why is it consider it anime then? Was it animated in Japan or something? Is its ...
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What was the last-starting TV anime to be fully produced using physical cels?

By "last-starting" I mean the anime that began airing and/or production most recently. This Japanese-language article seems to state (as best I see via Google Translate) that Sazae-san was the last ...
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Are there any academic books or articles which analyzes popular manga?(Fight scenes)

I'm wondering if there's any book which analyses popular manga for instance the battle scenes or the romance. I know there's books on, "How to draw manga." Which would be the come the closest. I'm ...
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Does this anime quirk have a name?

I've always liked this quirky anime technique, which was used in several anime around the 1990s and 2000s, but not THAT often. What is it called and how does it work? How do you animate it and when ...
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Filler episodes for anime that has no manga original - some questions? [duplicate]

I know that filler episodes are often done to keep a work going, or to flesh out a character's backstory. In an anime that is its own work (not based on any manga, and with no manga counterpart), can ...
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What kind of puppets/dolls is Thunderbolt Fantasy using?

I have been watching Thunderbolt Fantasy and have been wondering what kind of puppets/dolls they are using. Wikipedia says that Good Smile Company were one of the collaborators on it's production ...
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How can non-Japanese fans encourage continued anime or sequels?

What steps can non-Japanese fans take to support their favorite anime and encourage the studios to keep making the title (or make a sequel), assuming that there is more manga or light novel source ...
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Why are recap episodes so common?

Recap episodes are pretty common in anime. Every so often there will be an episode (or multiple episodes like in One Piece) that brings the audience up to speed on presumably a lot of material. In ...
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Which Cutey Honey Anime Adaptations are complete/finished?

Cutey Honey has several (at least 5) anime adaptations. Which ones are complete, and which ones never reached their planned ending?
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What is Genga exactly?

I've been seeing a lot of "Genga" on eBay and I know it means "Original Art" but is genga actually like the ORIGINAL ORIGINAL art like drawn by hand by the artist then packaged and sold? or is Genga ...
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Anime / manga genre structure from Wikipedia

I wonder is there an "official" list of anime / manga genres used in wikipedia that shows full genre structure with sub-categories. For example, in wikipedia you can find manga/anime articles with ...
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With animation being so time consuming, why are hairstyles so spiky and complex?

From my basic understanding, anime (or any animation) is drawn frame-by-frame. With that in mind, why are countless character designs made with spiky hair and other complex parts such as chains, ...
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What does もっとたゆたゆver. mean in AT-X shows' broadcast information?

NSFW Warning: The anime mentioned below is something that I think would qualify as borderline hentai or close to something like hentai. Anyway, I came across this manga called Nande Koko ni Sensei ga!...
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How come sports anime never have tryouts?

This might sound like a weird question, but hear me out. In all of the anime that I've seen that revolves around high school sports, they never seem to have the concept of the "tryout". Keep in mind ...

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