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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Trying to find this anime or animated movie [closed]

So all i remember is the character dying in the middle of a destroyed city and being raised or reborn as an angel or something with wings. i know its a long shot but anyone?
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Please Help Me Find This Anime Name Or Title [closed]

There is a scene where a student asking the teacher is she have a boyfriend or not in classroom...
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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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News about D.Gray-Man

I'm here to ask if there are news about anime/manga D.Gray-Man. I would like to know if the manga or the anime it will be going on. The last chapter I've read is that one where Yuu Kanda and his ...
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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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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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Is there a name for this anime run?

This run show in in the bellow Magic Knight Rayearth image is very fascinating, but what is it called? How do you animate it?
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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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How many number of anime sales in Japan is considered as profitable?

I was really curious so I wanted to know: How much sales of anime in Japan is considered profitable? By sales I mean the DVD or something like that. I heard that anime season or continuation is based ...
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Where to submit anime idea?

If one has come up with an anime manuscript, where or who should you write to if you want to know if the idea is of interest and actually could become something? Or would it be made as a manga first? ...
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Can a manga get an anime even if it already has a live action drama?

I'm an avid manga reader and my absolute favorite manga of all time, Takane and Hana, just revealed that it is getting a live action drama. I don't exactly have the best opinion on J-dramas (I find ...
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What is the name of an “interrruption screen” element in the middle of an anime episode?

Very often, in the middle of an anime episode, I can see some screens lasting just a few seconds. They very often consist of some drawing/aesthetic element or gag element. It is very often combined ...
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Why do the stronger enemies in anime/manga tend to look more human?

So if the question sounded a bit confusing, allow me to explain. In media that feature a lot of non-human characters, such as many video games, anime, manga, or movies, the low-level enemies always ...
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Do shops need permission to produce scale/action figurines based on anime/manga characters?

Like, for example, does Good Smile need permission from the mangaka to create a bunny version of an anime/manga character he/she created or can they just do it either way and sell it straight up?
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Is anime1.com a legal site for watching anime?

Other anime streaming sites are blocking my IP because I'm Iranian while anime1.com isn't. I wanted to know if it's legal to watch/stream anime from this site. Thanks.
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How are Anime distributed in Japan?

I'm curious about how Anime are distributed in Japan. Are they held by various networks? Or do they all go to the NHK? etc.
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Can anyone tell me what you call these bangs? [duplicate]

I need a description of what hairstyle is that contains those same bangs
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If a white person/American was to make anime is it still anime? [duplicate]

So let’s say an American decided to go to Japan and produce their own anime, would it still be considered an anime even if the person is not Japanese but creating it in Japan?Im not really looking for ...
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How is it ensured that Anime Fillers do not “clash” with eventual plot elements? [duplicate]

Are fillers "approved" by the original author (i.e. the mangaka) or do studios just write fillers and hope for the best?
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Why do mecha anime tend to be original works?

So this may seem like a weird question, but bear with me. Loads and loads of anime are based on manga, and it's a fact that has become well-known in the anime community. However, the mecha genre ...
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Why do light novels tend not to be animated directly?

Based on the answer to this question, it seems that light novels that are turned into anime are generally made into manga first (eg Haruhi Suzumiya). There are some exceptions, such as Love, Chunibyo &...
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Is there any Japanese anime with a Korean OP or ED?

I like Korean music and anime. Is there any Japanese anime with a Korean OP or ED?
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How are backgrounds animated?

I'm curious about how they are animated: Flower petals in the air Water effects (e.g the intro of The Garden of Words) Water droplets in pond (00:17 and 1:35) Reflection of a person walking (01:54) ...
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When did cold opens start becoming popular in anime?

In the same spirit as this question about aspect ratios... A cold open is a narrative tactic where instead of showing the opening sequence at the beginning, the show jumps right into the story. I've ...
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How can anime or manga be made so quickly and consistantly?

If multiple people are working on a manga or anime, how can the art style be copied so well without any style changes? Like can everyone replicate art styles exactly with no mistakes? In most American ...
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Is there certain language that would be considered improper for kid's manga/anime?

I've noticed that anime geared at kids/teenagers (particularly shonen manga such as Naruto) seems to have language that translates to words that could be considered inappropriate in English (てめえ, きさま, ...

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