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Can Japanese voice actors watch anime for free after an anime episode is finished?

Can Japanese voice actors watch an anime episode for free after an anime episode is finished because they did contribute their efforts in it?
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What is the Liquor tax law in Japan?

When in the beginning of Kimi no na wa, Yotsuha asks Mitsuha to sell the sake they made in the festival and advertise it as Shrine Maiden sake and use the money to go to Tokyo, Mitsuha refuses saying ...
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Fake anime or manga release as an April Fools Prank?

My question has a bit of a back-story to add context. Firstly, like most Attack on Titan fans, I am OVERHYPED about the second season coming out. I was talking with a friend on campus about it, then ...
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Why Japan makes most of Manga's which supplied to the world?

Almost 99% Manga are written in Japan. Why is that so? Do they have any culture which support it? e.g. Naruto, One Piece, Death Note, Fairy Tale, Bleach etc.
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Is Tanaka's high school more fancy than most in Japan?

The main setting of Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless appears to me to be extraordinarily fancy, at least by my American experience of going to high school in Wisconsin. Outside: Do those poles along ...
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How are short anime scheduled to be broadcast in Japan?

Normally, anime is about 23 minutes long. With the addition of ads, it will take about 30 minutes for one episode to air which is what one time slot normally is. Yet, some anime like Miss Monochrome ...
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Is watching free anime in Japan safe?

I am talking about watching those shows in websites that provide them for free. I could of course afford to subscribe to paid websites such as Crunchyroll and the likes, but often I couldn't find the ...
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Are female voice actors cheaper in Japan? [closed]

There are some anime which have all female characters, and literally, everyone that is voiced is a girl. When there is a guy, he either has a squeaky voice or is actually a girl too. Is this because ...
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Is Cheese-kun real?

In Code Geass, particularly in the original Japanese version, we can see there was something like a product placement exchanged (as shown in this answer) between the series and Pizza Hut. Later in ...
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How does online anime streaming work within Japan?

One of the main ways people in the United States watch anime these days is to stream it online via a streaming service like Crunchyroll or Hulu. Is the online streaming of anime in Japan as popular ...