Here is a slightly older article I came across from Danny Choo’s website that goes behind the scenes to see how anime is made. You’ll be surprised how much is still hand drawn, or who knows maybe you wont, but I was.
In mid October 2010, the Culture Japan crew went along to the headquarters of Production IG to see what goes on behind the scenes of making hit anime titles such as Ghost in the Shell, East of Eden and recently Sengoku Basara. Today we get to take a look and try some of the processes that are involved in making anime.
Oh, and if you plan on using those free air tickets that Japan is offering to land a job in Japan, here’s a pretty sweet start up gig:
How many of you want to work in the anime industry? If so then you should start off with an online profile of your artwork (Pixiv, Deviant, Flickr etc) and then tell us if you think you can trace the above image within 20 mins – that’s the speed expected for a piece like this. But do remember that you should not be expecting to be able to buy that Nissan GTR on your salary in the first 3 years.