If you want to understand anime, you need to understand business and marketing more than you need to understand film, or literary theory, or anything like that.
When US anime companies screw up, people often talk about telling “Japan” that US companies messing up their anime and their visual novels.
I’m here to tell you why that won’t help anyone and is kind of a punk move.
Could what happened with Interspecies Reviewers have been prevented? Can it be prevented from happening to another anime?
Crunchyroll had such a distinct and significant first-mover’s advantage, and it’s basically impossible to replicate Crunchyroll’s success.