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Is 10,000 Copies the New Ceiling for Japanese Mecha Anime Sales?

While recent years have seen something of a resurgence in the number of mecha anime being produced, sales suggest that the genre has seen better days, at least in terms of its best selling hits.

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Sentient5451580d ago

To be fair, none of those shows are particularly great. I think it has less to do with people losing interest in the genre and more to do with the quality of recent releases being sub par.

Aleithian1579d ago

What would you say was the last decent mecha anime?

blackmanone1579d ago

For me it was Gundam Wing SEED and 00, but I bet those probably weren't great sellers, either.

Sentient5451579d ago

Gundam Unicorn and the Evangelion rebuild.

Aleithian1579d ago

I'll have to check those out. I'm a huge fan of the Evangelion series, and I'm looking forward to the rebuild. Fancy graphics and all that :)