Aniplex Machina

by Zac Bertschy,

ANNCast Episode 223: Aniplex Machina

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Marketing specialist for Aniplex of America EJ Rivera drops by the show to chat all things Aniplex, including some sales numbers, upcoming releases, and those pesky prices people love to fight about.

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ANNCast Episode 221 Breakdown

00:30 EJ Rivera introduction and his early days at Aniplex

07:00 Aniplex's business model and why they do things the way they do

13:30 The specter of reverse importation

18:20 Characterizing the current American market for anime on physical media

31:00 Twitter time! Reprinting titles, Rurouni Kenshin and more!

And that's it! See you next week!

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