BANDAI NAMCO Holdings 1st Quarter Report: Mobile Suit Gundam Up, Dragon Ball Down (Fiscal Year March 2022)

The Mobile Suit Gundam series has noted a 13.75% jump in sales compared to the 1st quarter for the fiscal year ending March 2021 from 20.7 billion yen (~184 million USD) to 24 billion yen (~214 million USD) for the fiscal year ending March 2022. Sales of its merchandise accounts 50.83% of its total sales, Continue reading BANDAI NAMCO Holdings 1st Quarter Report: Mobile Suit Gundam Up, Dragon Ball Down (Fiscal Year March 2022)

Kadokawa Corporation Posts Better Profit for Fiscal Year 2020

Despite the pandemic, Kadokawa Corporation has recorded better profit attributable to its owners as it jumps by 15.51% year on year to 9,584 million yen (~$87 million) from 2019’s 8,098 million yen (~$74 million). Sales are at their highest among the latest seven years to see 209,947 million yen (~$1,925 million) worth of net sales, Continue reading Kadokawa Corporation Posts Better Profit for Fiscal Year 2020

Oricon Inc.’s Earnings are Looking Sharp in 2020

Net Income has risen to an all time high for Oricon Inc. despite fall in Ordinary Profit year-on-year to 860,089,000 yen (~$7,855,303). Although the positive outcome is most welcome, Oricon Inc. is cautious amid a surge of Corona infection cases globally, and the company expresses its concern with regards to the business’s outlook going forward Continue reading Oricon Inc.’s Earnings are Looking Sharp in 2020

Fall in Ordinary Profit Persists, Though Net Income Has Risen According to Oricon Inc.’s Latest 3rd Quarter 2021 Report

Oricon Inc. has reported yet another drop in ordinary profit between April 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020, though the business has held itself together after witnessing an increase in net income for the same period as a result of extraordinary gains. The business remains uncertain in its outlook as long as the pandemic does Continue reading Fall in Ordinary Profit Persists, Though Net Income Has Risen According to Oricon Inc.’s Latest 3rd Quarter 2021 Report

Oricon Inc.’s Net Income Grew From September 2019 to September 2020 Despite Fall in Ordinary Profit

As you probably have known for awhile now that this blog publishes data based on Oricon sales chart. Though, we are quite clear on a weekly basis, knowing how some of our favourite titles perform, how about Oricon? Is the company doing fine? Did it manage to power through 2020 as many companies were in Continue reading Oricon Inc.’s Net Income Grew From September 2019 to September 2020 Despite Fall in Ordinary Profit

Kadokawa Corporation Reports Lower Net Sales, But Higher Profit for Fiscal Year 2019 Ending March 2020

After going through an absorption-type company split with DWANGO Co., Ltd., Gzbrain Inc., and Daihyakka NEWS, Inc. in 2019, Kadokawa Corporation (previously known as Kadokawa Dwango Corporation before the split) implemented a structural reform in its Web Service Business. As a result, it saw profit soared the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020 despite the Continue reading Kadokawa Corporation Reports Lower Net Sales, But Higher Profit for Fiscal Year 2019 Ending March 2020

Japanese Animation Market Hit an All-Time High in 2018, But Sales in the Overseas Market have Decelerated

The Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) released the Anime Industry Report 2019 back in December last year, but the English and Japanese summary of the report for the public to consume were not made available till later this year. The report summarizes the industry’s performance on a year-to-year basis taking into account several aspects such Continue reading Japanese Animation Market Hit an All-Time High in 2018, But Sales in the Overseas Market have Decelerated