Vtubers represent an interesting paradigm shift. To some extent, they can be seen as an extension of idol culture. But on another level, they’re something new entirely.
What do you do when you hit it big in Anitube?
You get invited to live and make content in Japan on a work visa.
A project called AnimeLog recently made the news. A joint venture between several major anime studios and production companies, AnimeLog is a YouTube channel for full episodes of anime. Companies like Toei Animation, Tezuka Productions, and Kodansha are on-board.