One Piece and Dragon Ball Super Films Boost Toei Animation Earnings to Record High as of First Half of FY2023

Toei Animation witnessed its best performance to date since FY2012 as net sales recorded for the six month period (from April 1 to September 30) flew as high as 42,450 million yen (≈290 million USD), a 42.74% increase over the same period the year before while net income rose 41.47% to 11,521 million yen (≈78.79 Continue reading One Piece and Dragon Ball Super Films Boost Toei Animation Earnings to Record High as of First Half of FY2023

Sword Art Online is Kadokawa Corporation’s Best Publishing Title as of the Second Quarter of FY2023; Overlord Overtakes Kakkou no Iinazuke for the Video Segment

Kadokawa Corporation (hereinafter will be referred to as “the group”) reported its best second quarter performance to date (since FY2016) with quarter sales at a high 122,639 million yen (≈829.55 million USD), up by as much as 17.01% year-on-year (y-o-y) while its quarterly profit jumped 48.07% to 10,537 million yen (≈71.16 million USD). According to Continue reading Sword Art Online is Kadokawa Corporation’s Best Publishing Title as of the Second Quarter of FY2023; Overlord Overtakes Kakkou no Iinazuke for the Video Segment

IG Port: Great Pretender Production Committee Excluded From the Scope of Consolidation for 1st Quarter FY2023 Amid Decline in Its Importance

Due to the recent decline in IG Port’s earnings via the business, the production committee belonging to the October 2020 Anime project produced by one of its subsidiaries Wit Studio, Great Pretender was excluded from the Quarter 1 FY2023 scope of consolidation according to a statement released by the group. The investment ratio is made Continue reading IG Port: Great Pretender Production Committee Excluded From the Scope of Consolidation for 1st Quarter FY2023 Amid Decline in Its Importance

IG Port Recorded Its Best 1st Quarter Performance to Date for FY2023 Since FY2009

IG Port, the parent company that wholly owns Signal.MD, Mag Garden, Production I.G and 66.7% of Wit Studio have reported its best Quarter 1 performance to date since the fiscal year (FY) 2009. Its net sales for the quarter that took place between June 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022 (three months) jumped 15.53% to Continue reading IG Port Recorded Its Best 1st Quarter Performance to Date for FY2023 Since FY2009

A Detailed Breakdown of IG Port’s Copyright Sales Title Performances from the Fiscal Years of 2019 to 2022

Okay, I have been trying this for awhile now, trying to discern ways if we could calculate the full extent of a series’ performance (via copyright sales) particularly that of IG Port’s since sales performances for some of its series are disclosed on an annual basis. IG Port has so far not revealed sales from Continue reading A Detailed Breakdown of IG Port’s Copyright Sales Title Performances from the Fiscal Years of 2019 to 2022

IG Port FY2022 Performance Update: Strong Recovery for Wit Studio, its Highest Profit since FY2016, Signal.MD in Big Trouble

IG Port just released its latest securities report for the fiscal year 2022 (FY2022) that shed light on the performances of some of its subsidiaries. Before that, do note that FY2022 took place between June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022. Also, be sure to read its full FY2022 performance here for additional context. Here Continue reading IG Port FY2022 Performance Update: Strong Recovery for Wit Studio, its Highest Profit since FY2016, Signal.MD in Big Trouble

Major Increase in Sales for Silver Link for Q1 FY2023, but the Studio Recorded an Operating Loss of 138 Million Yen

Asahi Broadcasting Group Holdings Corporation latest first quarter report for FY2023 has revealed a not so encouraging performance for its Anime-related entities with all three companies under its belt reporting a loss for the quarter that took place between April 1 and June 30 this year. ABC FRONTIER, which was split off from ABC Animation Continue reading Major Increase in Sales for Silver Link for Q1 FY2023, but the Studio Recorded an Operating Loss of 138 Million Yen