Sophie Laubie

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Japan's anime industry in crisis despite its popularity

Film Jun 23, 2019

Japan's anime industry in crisis despite its popularity

Japan's booming animation industry is in crisis — with low pay, long hours and a huge shortage of artists — just as its global popularity has never been higher. Though earlier this month, French animator Jeremy Clapin won this year's celebrated Annecy International Animation Film ...