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 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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Why is that newcomers want to direct an anime athology film? [duplicate]

Anime directors plan on making on an anthology film. A newcomer wants to join. Why is that?
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What comes after the naruto end?

My friend told me to watch naruto and shippuden.. I watched them and they are good. But What happens after I finish watching them? Are there anything alse to watch?
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Why is that anime anthologies have directors who don't direct anime?

In the case of Robot Carnival, Neo Tokyo, Memories and The Animatrix, anime directors plan on making an anthology film, but they hire one who never directs anime. Why is that?
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How long should an anime trailer be, and how much does it cost to make it by the help of Mappa? [duplicate]

I think most types of trailers are 30-60 seconds unless you have a reason to make it longer, but I am not sure if this happens also with anime. Also how much does it cost to make it by Mappa? Mappa is ...
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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 Ghost Stories end up turning a profit thanks to its gag dub?

Ghost Stories, famously, was an anime so bad that all hope was abandoned and the English dub team were allowed to do pretty much whatever they wanted. That way, they turned an at best mediocre anime ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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