March 16, 2016 2:55pm CDT
Project among movies to be showcased at next weekend’s tradeshow
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So AoA is another business that is formally ignoring regular fans that want physical media and don’t want to be super collectors. Frankly I still think they will eventually fail in the North American market, I wish them “interesting times” before they get to that point.
I don’t see where they’re getting their metrics for what is worth dubbing from as Funi dubs most all of their stuff and they’re still in business.
Last time I had an Aniplex BD in my bluray drive I don’t recall it being a fully-filled BD-50 disc so their low episode count for video quality excuse rings false for me.
The low episode count is strictly a money making thing, has little to nothing to do with quality in my opinion.
Otakon 2016 - August 13, 2016
In regard to above tweet:
A-1 Pictures’ Crazy Variety - IGN Anime Club Episode 62
###A Meeting With Aniplex of America President Henry Goto
September 2, 2016
I get where he’s coming from, but a string of mediocre to bad shows and Aniplex USA will crash and Burn.
I don’t understand how his model doesn’t “devalue the content” as, through its streaming, AoA is all but giving its content away for peanuts. Anyone who buys an AoA product is paying a premium for the privilege of the act of collecting it.
One puzzling quirk of AoA physical releases is that they’re all pushed as being a sort of “luxury good” but
most some are kinda bare-bones.
Since they’re rather uniquely not focusing on maximizing “conversions”, turning viewers into buyers, I’m thinking that they must really be making bank on their streaming/toonami contracts.
###ANN Interview: Aniplex of America President Henry Goto
by Zac Bertschy, Sep 12th 2016
###Aniplex Launches ‘Script Room’ Anime Writing & Production Group
posted on 2016-09-15 07:25 EDT
Sword Art Online director Tomohiko Ito heads group that will focus on new approach to writing anime
###Aniplex USA to Stream I’ve Always Liked You Anime Film on Crunchyroll
posted on 2016-09-17 22:43 EDT
1st film based on HoneyWorks’ songs opened in Japan on April 23