State of Anime 2019

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A lot has happened in the anime sphere, and it has been some time since the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast have sat down for a deep dive on how they see the industry as a whole. Topics this episode: Biggest Changes, MyAnimeList Ownership, Sony’s Involvement with Funimation, Crunchyroll’s Relationship Changes, Netflix’s Evolution, FuniRoll Breakup, Amazon’s Dwindling, Twin Engine’s Rise, Drama in 2018, Controversial Topics in Storytelling, Anime Bubble, Improvements in Distribution, Social Media Toxicity, Returning Series, Genre Trends, and passings of last year. The opening for this episode is the OP for Children of Whales OP called “Sono Saki e” by RIRIKO. The closing for this episode is the ED for After The Rain called “Ref:rain” by Aimer.

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