Toei Animation Q1 Report for Fiscal Year 2022: A Stronger One Piece, but Dragon Ball is as Formidable as Ever

This is a follow up report to Dragon Ball Remains Toei Animation’s Most Successful Series as of Fiscal Year 2021. Toei Animation has noted a 3.88% increase in net sales over Quarter 1 of last year to 13,187 million yen (~115 million USD), and a slight dip of operating income to 3,048 million yen (~26.7 Continue reading Toei Animation Q1 Report for Fiscal Year 2022: A Stronger One Piece, but Dragon Ball is as Formidable as Ever

Dragon Ball Remains Toei Animation’s Most Successful Series as of Fiscal Year 2021

Toei Animation reports a minor drop in sales year on year to 51,595 million yen (~454 million USD), down 5.88% from 54,819 million yen (~483 million USD) it recorded the prior year. As a result, its net income suffers a slight retreat to 11,067 million yen (~97 million USD), 3.24% lower than 11,437 million yen Continue reading Dragon Ball Remains Toei Animation’s Most Successful Series as of Fiscal Year 2021

Great Pretender is IG Port’s Biggest Copyright Title Earner for the Fiscal Year Ending May 2021

Between June 1st of 2020 to May 31st of 2021, Great Pretender brought in 348 million yen (3.1 million USD) worth of sales for IG Port, the parent company of Wit Studio, becoming its largest earner for the segment after B: The Beginning, which comes in 2nd at 328 million yen (~2.9 million USD). Directed Continue reading Great Pretender is IG Port’s Biggest Copyright Title Earner for the Fiscal Year Ending May 2021

Anime Industry Report 2021: Preliminary Results

Preliminary results for the Anime Industry Report for the year 2021 are finally out and available through The Association of Japanese Animations site right here. Note that, data is still limited, and the association is expected to publish the full report in Japanese this month, however at a price of roughly 10,000 yen (~90 USD). Continue reading Anime Industry Report 2021: Preliminary Results

Odd Taxi Blu-Ray Set Sold Out Before Its Official March 2022 Release Date [Updated]

As a result of fans’ demand, producers of the 13-episode Anime series, Odd Taxi have started the “Project Odd Taxi” where a Blu-ray Box of the series would be introduced to the market. Initially, there was no plan for a Blu-ray release for the series, but requests were great and as such, a Blu-ray release Continue reading Odd Taxi Blu-Ray Set Sold Out Before Its Official March 2022 Release Date [Updated]

Kimetsu no Yaiba Movie: Mugen Ressha-hen Blu-ray and DVD Sales Recorded the Highest Number of Copies Sold on its First Day for 2021

On the day of its release, both Blu-ray and DVD sales for Kimetsu no Yaiba‘s theatrical release ‘Mugen Ressha-hen‘ reported stellar sales with its DVDs seeing copies sold hitting 218,000 copies whereas sales of its Blu-rays saw numbers reaching 268,000 copies sold, all in just one day according to Oricon latest sales data here. That Continue reading Kimetsu no Yaiba Movie: Mugen Ressha-hen Blu-ray and DVD Sales Recorded the Highest Number of Copies Sold on its First Day for 2021

Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken, Rimuru to Receive a Figurine Based on 2nd Season’s Teaser Visual

Remember the visual teaser released back around May 2019 featured along with the season two’s announcement? Looks like Rimuru Tempest, the main character from the series, “Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken” will receive a figurine that looks exactly like the teaser. This was announced recently by F:NEX via its website together with a slew of Continue reading Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken, Rimuru to Receive a Figurine Based on 2nd Season’s Teaser Visual