Weeb-onomics: Why “Supporting The Industry” Is Hard

Much has been said about the poor working conditions and low pay for animators at some of the major studios in the industry, and many conscientious anime fans want to do what they can to help remedy that situation. As a result, when people talk about “supporting the anime industry,” they’re usually taking about financially supporting the studios that make the anime.

The problem is: The “anime industry” is much bigger than just the studios.