In the first part in this three-part series, Justin Sevakis walks you through the exact process of how anime gets financed. Where does the money come from? Who puts it up? Who wins in the end if the show's a hit? Here's your chance to find out.
This is a very interesting read. The decision making and processes that go into anime production seem to be much different than I expected. The lack of funds also seems to explain why production seems different now compared to the anime made in the 80s.
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